Small Business Saturday: Add Your Website Link!

by Maria Lianos-Carbone

Now that Black Friday has passed, it’s time to celebrate small businesses with Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, one of the busiest shopping times of the year. The first time it was celebrated was on November 27, 2010.

Holiday shoppers are encouraged to support small and local business – compared to the big box retailers and e-commerce stores that are featured usually on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

American Express and the National Federation of Independent Business conceived and promoted the idea. The hashtags #SmallBusinessSaturday and #smallbizsaturday on Twitter are used to highlight local businesses.

Here at 5 Minutes For Mom, we understand and realize the value of small business owners and want to celebrate them too.

If you own and operate a small business, please share our photo above and add a link to your website in the linky below!

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1 Kem Ware November 24, 2012 at 8:50 am

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4 Jill Robson November 24, 2012 at 10:36 am

Thankyou for the link. It has been a great networking week for me. I joined a local business group call Mompreneurs (Guelph, Ontario). It is amazing how many successful business women there are out there, and how great it is to share our success. :)


5 Pam November 24, 2012 at 10:37 am

Thanks for the link up! I posted to my Services and Products page where EVERYTHING is listed – from an inexpensive menu planning e-course to one on one health coaching! There’s even a link to an awesome new group coaching program I’m starting January 7th – perfect gift to get yourself as healthy as possible in 2013!!!


6 Smellyann November 24, 2012 at 10:50 am

FREESHIPSBS12 is your coupon for FREE SHIPPING on all paper goods (ONLY please) in support of Small Business Saturday 2012!! Happy shopping & thanks for stopping by my shop!


7 Christine November 24, 2012 at 10:58 am

For everyone who has tons of digital photos: turn them into photo blocks!

We are offering free shipping through the end of November, and lowering our prices for a stretch in honor of Small Business Saturday and the holidays.

Made in Brooklyn, NY, with eco-friendly materials – YoBlocks make such a great gift. We have gift certificates too :)


8 Sherri Ohler November 24, 2012 at 11:12 am

This is so great! Thank youuuuuuu :)
Many Blessings to you,
Sherri Ohler


9 HeyJadeBooks November 24, 2012 at 11:17 am

Offering Book Friday deals through Cyber Monday, featuring up to 60% off and free shipping for orders over $75.


10 Lucy Chapman November 24, 2012 at 5:56 pm

WARMANDFUZZY for 15% off entire purchase Nov 24th and 25th. Felted alpaca beanies, as seen at Gift Lounge for 46th Annual CMA Awards $15 off until Christmas. Buy any bag and get A custom wool felt iPhone/smartphone pouch for 50% off with code SMARTPHONELOVE . Eco friendly bags, blankets and fashion accessories.


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