Why your support matters for Rhode Island
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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island are joining the mission to get their cities on the map
Center for Women and Enterprise (RI)
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“I am proud of our vibrant and diverse business community and their capacity to leverage technology to reach their customers and showcase all that Warwick has to offer. Local businesses are embracing ongoing efforts to grow a 21st century, innovation economy.
Mayor Scott Avedisian, Warwick, RI