Spokane Regional Networking, Social Media, Professional and Business Development
I thought I'd share my nightmare about how not buying local has struck a sour chord, in hopes others can learn from my sheer idiocy. Before Greater Spokane Incorporated kicked off the Inland NW's Buy Local campaign, I signed up with an Oklahoma-based piano mover to get my mom's antique baby grand from her home in Ohio to Spokane. Already, you know where this is going, don't you?
Buy Local programs can be tricky instruments to learn. Everyone has an opinion about who should and should not get to play a role. The BL campaign at Greater Spokane Incorporated is inclusive for a few reasons: 1) we want to allow our message to spread as broadly and deeply as possible; 2) Many of our members are, in fact, part of a national chain; 3) Many people in this community exercise the option of shopping at locally-owned as well as national… Continue
How have you supported "Buy Local" lately? Told a friend about a great restaurant (or better yet, ate there yourself!), shopped a local boutique or national firm located here instead of clicking for shoes online? Somehow, buying from across the country doesn't seem as avant-garde as it used to! Maybe Buy Local is the new chic?