At Brighton Main Streets, we're helping businesses in the Brighton business district get ready for the holidays by putting together some tools and tips into this resource page. It's full of ready to use materials, links, tips and tools to help our local business owners.
Small Business Saturday Give Away Items
We've got goodies for you.
Pick up these items to give away to your customers on Small Business Saturday.
We've ordered some canvas shopping bags, door mats, stickers, baloons, thank you cards and assorted other items that you can put in your stores on November 30th. We have a limited quantity, so they're available on a first come basis.
Just stop by our office at 358 Washington St.
Small Business Saturday Toolkit
Promote your business and the #SHOPSMALL movement in #BrightonMA.
Help attract customers on Small Business Saturday and show off your #SHOPSMALL pride with downloadable posters, social posts, and an email template customized for #BrightonMA. These materials are free. Just download them here:
- Social media cover image
- Social media post images (image 1 , image 2 , image 3)
- Social media post copy
- Customizable Instagram Stories ( story 1 , story 2, story 3)
- Poster/flyer for window
- Email header image
- Email sample message
Or you can create your own customized materials in the Shop Small Studio, compliments of American Express.
Get Your Business Ready for Small Business Saturday
Top 10 list of simple things you can do to get your business ready for the holiday season.
Decorate your windows
Extend your hours
Utilize social media – don't forget to use #SHOPSMALL and #BrightonMA
small business selfies (Particpate in Mayor Walsh's #5onMain campaign)
with other businesses & local artists: exchange coupons, combine efforts
Create an in store experience: live (acoustic) music, serve treats (cookies, hot chocolate)
Offer special deals: random acts of holiday cheer throughout the season, package products, gift wrap
plant the idea of how to gift your product/service
Update your cover image on your social media (use the one we've customized for you)
Check your online checkout or payment processing—online sales
Brighton Holiday Guide
On Small business Saturday we will be officially releasing our online Brighton Holiday Guide. It will list all the holiday activities in the district,
from tree lightings, to volunteer opportunities, to special music in our stores.
We want to help promote your holiday events, sales, promotions and get your destination activities listed in the holiday guide.
Simply email us at director@brightonmainstreets.