Why your support matters for Arkansas
72% of consumers trust online reviews as much as they trust personal recommendations. When we talk about our favorite local spots online, we make cities in Arkansas stronger.
Source: SearchEnglineLand, 88% Of Consumers Trust Online Reviews As Much As Personal Recommendations, July 2014
Businesses that are online grow 40% faster than those that aren't. When you help Arkansas businesses get online, you help set them up for success.
Source: BCG Report, The Connected World: The $4.2 Trillion Opportunity, March 2012
A stronger economy
When local businesses are online, it’s easier to shop local. Money spent locally is 4x more likely to be reinvested in the community.
Source: Civic Economics, Indie Impact Study Series: Survey of Independent Businesses (p.6), Summer 2012
Partners across Arkansas are joining the mission to get their cities on the map
Arkansas SBTDC State Office
Arkansas State University SBTDC
Arkansas Women's Business Center
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"Getting online may seem like a huge challenge but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Businesses in our city are using the web to find new customers, connect with existing customers, and fuel their local economies."
Mayor Mark Stodola, Little Rock, AR