Small Business Advantage

How to Thrive During the Holiday Season

Each holiday season, consumers are bombarded by ads from major brands, all vying to be the one chosen to finish off your holiday gift list. But these retailers have millions to spend, and our nation’s small business owners are finding it difficult to compete. Vistaprint recently surveyed 500 owners of main street small business owners nationwide to find out just how important … [Read more...]

How One Pediatric Speech Therapy Business is Using Their Brand Personality to Connect with Clients

As a small business owner, it can be an ongoing struggle to compete with larger companies with bigger marketing departments and budgets. You may feel like everything you’re doing to try to get your company’s name out there is getting buried in all of the advertising “noise”. So what’s a small business to do? The answer is to use your “uniqueness” to your … [Read more...]

Reaping Big Rewards from the Shopping Small Movement

The future looks bright for small businesses, with consumers increasingly drawn towards shopping small. At Vistaprint, we recently surveyed 1,500 U.S. consumers, and more than three-quarters said that shopping at or using a small business is important to them. The main driver is the impact these businesses have on the local community. In fact, more than double the number of … [Read more...]

When It Pays to be Small

Small business owners often lament that they can’t compete with the big dogs in their industries. This may be true on some levels. But there are several distinct advantages to being small that can bring success to even the most outsized small businesses. The most obvious way it pays to be small is when it comes to customer service. Small businesses tend to naturally shine in … [Read more...]