Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
All About Technology
Willie E. Brake found himself working to solve lots of computer programs after hours. Long after offices had closed, Brake would head out to help individuals who didn't want to hire a company to assist them, and it wasn't long until he started to understand why. Their answers—too expensive, afraid to lose my data, can't be without my machine, and so on—led directly to All About Technology, Inc's primary focus: responding to the needs of their customers directly. Their speedy, affordable, and mobile services aim to get PCs up and running in a hurry, and a lack of technical double-speak give sessions a friendly air largely devoid of dictionaries.