Shop local! It’s the mantra preached, spoken, sung, by community-minded people across the world. It makes sense — dollars that stay have a bigger impact than those that drive away. And there’s plenty of evidence that suggests these small changes in behavior have big impacts on places.
But in a global market place where local businesses are competing against titans of retail like Amazon and Walmart, are the decks stacked against small business? A study out of the UK says yes — especially when it comes to search engine search results.
Get the full story from Forbes on why you’ll have to work harder to make sure you dollars count twice in Minot.