It’s Cyber Monday #cybermonday

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Today is Cyber Monday which has become a popular way to shop and get good deals during the holiday season. Being able to shop from anywhere is fun. Thanks to Amazon, eBay, Etsy and the like you can order pretty much anything you might want for that special someone. To all those taking advantage of their devices to buy for friends and loved ones I hope you find something really nice.

Cyber Monday

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Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online. (From Wikipedia)

One day if it hasn’t already Cyber Monday will eclipse Black Friday in terms of importance and revenue for retailers. Places like Amazon and Ebay have become important players in gift purchases. What have you done on Cyber Monday?

Small Business Saturday – Supporting Local Small Businesses During The Holidays #shopsmall

 

Small-Business-Saturday-11-25-2017Saturday, November 25, 2017 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.

The local economy is impacted greater when one supports local stores and businesses this time of year. Many mom and pop shops are the work of people who do what they do out of love and to provide good jobs for their friends and neighbors. So today and throughout the holidays support those small businesses in your area that make a big differences.

This Is Black Friday, So Black Friday

This is my very favorite bit on what the madness of Black Friday is. Insane sales within a small window of time and people doing whatever they have to do to get that deal. Also Bobby Moynahan and Anne Hathaway are really funny in this.

 

Today Is Black Friday, May The Madness Begin! #blackfriday #shopping

This is a huge day for retailers because it begins the holiday shopping season. You will find amazing bargains in stores all across the country. I heard on the news this morning that people are using apps and the web as tools to get the best deals possible and that online sales will be bigger this year than ever.

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To all of those who are braving the crowds and traffic may the odds be ever in your favor.