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We Should All Be Buying Locally


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The online product and service sellers may not like this headline, but buying from local small businesses can really make a difference in your local economy…..It could be the key!

Sure, it is sometimes easier to buy online. And yes, you can sometimes get better deals online. {Except for the shipping cost!}

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But, does it help or hurt your local small business owners? I think you know the answer.

I am very passionate about this topic. Buying locally is the best way to help the economy. It really is.

I wrote an article for a local pro-business group a couple of weeks ago on this subject, and the article is starting to get linked around the blogosphere. I feel that the subject is important enough for me to ask you to send it around, also.

I did the original article over at the Business Pundit blog when I was asked to do a guest article there.

Here is the local version.

Here is the Business Pundit one.

Please read it and pass it on to those that you think can help the economy in your area of the country.


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joel libava

I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
P.S. I'm not a franchise consultant/broker.

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Joel, thank you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday. It was refreshing to finally speak with someone in franchising who dishes out straightforward, candid advice. You provided me with some insightful ideas that I'm giving a good deal of thought and consideration to. I look forward to speaking with you on our next consultation call."
- John Timmins, Columbia, South Carolina
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