Here’s what I know: Running a business is hard work! I’m still in the very early stages of this, but I’ve recently learned first hand how difficult it can be.
In case you didn’t realize it, the day after Black Friday is considered SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!
In celebration of Small Business Saturday, I wanted to do two things:
1- RUN A BIG SALE!!
For the first time ever, I’m discounting the price of all FINALLY FREE products- some as much as 50% off!! For the next THREE DAYS ONLY, you can get a HUGE discount on the printed book, the e-book, the video course, and the product bundle! To find out more, watch this short video:
and then visit the FINALLY FREE SITE to order yours!
2- The second thing I wanted to do to celebrate Small Business Saturday, was to reach out to other small businesses and to try to get them some new traffic, too. I try to live by the principle that there is NO LACK IN THE KINGDOM and so we aren’t in competition with anyone. Because of that, we’re free to bless and encourage and do all we can to help others to succeed.
I wanted to reach out to any small business owners and to give them a chance to share with us what it is that they do.
I read a quote somewhere one time that said something like: When you support a small business you aren’t lining the pockets of a Corporate CEO, you’re helping provide dance lessons for a little girl and groceries for her family.
This is such a great reminder to me of the importance of BUYING LOCAL when possible!
I posted a few times and asked for any small business owners that were interested to send me information about what it is that they do. I’m going to share all that were sent my way and then if you see any that you are able to support, I encourage you to do so!
Fourteen Eighteen Designs: Exclusive hand-lettered designs for the home and soul.
Because I strongly feel that anyone who desires to adopt, should be afforded that right- despite the cost- HALF of the proceeds from every sale in my shop provides financial assistance to individual families in the process of adopting, both domestically and internationally. I choose these families at random, because I just love the thrill of random acts of kindness. Thank you for helping me bring these babies home to their waiting families!”
https://www.facebook.com/Fourteen-Eighteen-Designs with an Etsy shop to come soon!
Beauty Counter with Kristen Dwiggins:
Did you know the US has not passed federal laws to regulate the ingredients of person care products since 1938? The US has only 11 banned products, yet the European Union bans and restricts 1300. Beautycounter’s mission is to get safer products into the hands of everyone!
Beautycounter’s ingredient selection process is the strictest in the industry, banning more than 1500 ingredients in our products. Beautycounter has skin care products, body care products, and kids/baby products.
If you are interested and would like more information, you can contact me at:
You can check out the products at my website:
Custom Handmade Decor: Simply Fox
Juice Plus: Shannon Cook
I’m a JuicePlus and Tower Garden representative. “Taking healthy back.” Whole foods based nutrition in a capsule allowing for an easier way to add more fruits and veggies into our diet. There’s also a way to get it for kids free- ideal for kids who won’t eat their fruits an veggies. Please feel free to contact me if more information is needed.
Faith Based Apparel:
Certified Fitness Professional
Kristine Ekiss Coaching: I help busy Christian women transform their faith, their families and their bodies one prayerful step at a time. I offer virtual health and fitness coaching in a 1:1 and group setting.
Rodan & Fields: Alexis Hilton
Rodan & Fields is the #2 skin care line in the US. Basically we offer a step wise approach called a regimen for any and all skin concerns. We have a regimen for anti-aging, sunspots, redness, and acne! In addition to our regimens, we have many amazing products including our mineral peptide powders which are this low maintenance girls favorite replacement to foundation. My site is https://ahilton1.myrandf.com/. I’m offering free PC enrollment this month which gives you 10% off everything and free shipping on orders over 80 dollars from this point on. :).
Country Reflections Crafts- I make plastic canvas crafts and my husband makes wooden crafts.
My website is www.countryreflectioncrafts.org
Facebook page is www.facebook.com/plasticcrafts.
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sapphire Hills Event Center
Missions Opportunity: This one isn’t a business, but Christina is trying to raise money for a mission trip to Africa!
Blog: Nicole Young- Nicole asked if I would include her blog here. She’s beginning to blog again and will be writing on loss, step-family issues, body image, and more!
On behalf of myself and all of these other small business owners, THANK YOU for supporting us! We thank you and our families thank you!
May you be blessed today, friends.
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