2 Unique (Free) Ways To Support Local This Sunday Funday With Amida Wealth
Today, we conclude our celebration July series. If you have been following along, you know that July is the season of celebration, friendship, and connection with Amida. That being said, we would like to wrap up this Sunday Funday with unique ways to support local, and showcase the impact this has for our communities. What is so great about these suggestions is that they are completely free, and can be done from the comfort of your home! But first, why support family-ownd business?
Why Support Local
Supporting local businesses and communities can have various positive impacts on both the economy and society as a whole. Here are some of the key impacts behind supporting your neighbor:
- Economic Growth: When you support family-owned businesses, you contribute to the growth of the local economy. These businesses generate employment opportunities and income for residents in the community, which, in turn, circulates within the region.
- Preservation of Local Culture: Family-owned businesses often reflect the unique culture and identity of a region. By supporting them, you help preserve the distinctiveness of a community.
- Community Well-Being: Local businesses are more invested in the well-being of the community since their owners and employees often live there too.
- Fostering Entrepreneurship: Family-owned businesses provide opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners to thrive.
Above all, supporting family-owned businesses has a wide range of positive impacts on the economy, the environment, and the overall well-being of a community. By choosing to buy from local businesses, you contribute to the growth and prosperity of your neighborhood and help create a more sustainable and vibrant community. Now, here are 3 unique ways you can support your neighbor this Sunday Funday!
Social Media To Support Local Business
Using social media to support businesses can be a powerful and effective way to promote their products or services and engage with your community. Social media platforms provide businesses with a cost-effective means to increase their visibility and reach a broader audience. By creating engaging content and using relevant hashtags, businesses can attract customers and gain exposure beyond their immediate physical location.
Here are some steps and tips to use your social media platforms to support local businesses:
- Follow and Engage: Start by following and engaging with businesses on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Like their posts, leave positive comments, and share their content to increase their visibility.
- Share Local Business Content: Whenever businesses post promotions, new products, or special events, share that content on your own social media accounts. This helps spread the word and introduces your followers to these businesses.
- Create Local Business Lists: Compile lists of your favorite businesses based on different themes (e.g., “Best Cafés in [Your City],” “Top Boutiques to Visit,” etc.). Share these lists on your social media platforms and encourage others to add their recommendations.
- Write Reviews and Recommendations: Leave positive reviews and recommendations for businesses on their social media pages and review platforms like Google My Business and Yelp.
Remember, authenticity is crucial in supporting local businesses on social media. Engage with businesses you genuinely appreciate and believe in. Above all, your efforts can make a significant difference in helping your favorite businesses thrive and grow.
Google Reviews For Local Business
Google reviews are a powerful, and free way to support your favorite local businesses! Here are several reasons why they are very important:
- Increased Visibility: Google reviews contribute to a business’s local search ranking. The more positive reviews a local business has, the more likely it is to appear higher in local search results. This increased visibility can lead to more organic traffic and potential customers finding the business online.
- Customer Trust and Confidence: Reviews provide customers with insights into the experiences of others who have used the business’s products or services. Positive reviews build trust and confidence in the business, encouraging new customers to try it out.
- Local SEO Benefits: Google considers the quantity and quality of reviews as one of the factors when determining a business’s local search ranking. Positive reviews can enhance a business’s visibility in local searches, driving more organic traffic and potential customers.
- Improved Click-Through Rates: Positive Google reviews can lead to higher click-through rates from search results to the business’s website or listing. When potential customers see positive feedback, they are more likely to click on the business’s link to learn more.
- Word-of-Mouth Marketing: Online reviews act as a form of word-of-mouth marketing. Positive reviews can be shared on social media or through other channels, further amplifying the business’s reputation and attracting new customers.
Above all, Google reviews play a vital role in supporting local businesses by building trust, increasing visibility, and providing valuable insights for improvement. They have a significant impact on customer perception and influence purchasing decisions. Lastly, they only take 1 minute of less!
Amida Wealth Family Conversations
At your next family or friends gathering, share this blog! Encourage those you love to share more about what they love! In other words, what goes around comes around. Never underestimate word of mouth, social media, and a simple google review! Ask about local businesses, tag your favorite brands, and encourage your loved ones to do the same. Let’s all rise together the Amida Way!
At Amida, our fivefold elements of wealth are: health, career, finances, relationships, and personal growth. When the elements of wealth are in Harmony, we experience balance. In other words, wealth is not just about money. That being said, the impact we leave behind, perhaps does not need to be grand. Ultimately, when we feel that someone deserve more attention or appreciation – let’s share the wealth! Simple ways to do so are through social media, and google reviews. This Sunday Funday, take a moment to think about your favorite family-owned businesses and give them a shout-out. You may notice, that this simple act of doing good, leaves you feeling incredible for the rest of the day. Small acts of kindness go a long way! Sending love, the Amida way.