Why your support matters for Maryland
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 Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Maryland are joining the mission to get their cities on the map
Maryland Capital Enterprises Women's Business Center
Maryland Women's Business Center
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"The city understands the power of the web in relating real time information that both customers and business can benefit from. We applaud Annapolis businesses for keeping up with new innovations in the ever-changing world of technology."
Mayor Mike Pantelides, Annapolis, MD