Why your support matters for Vermont
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 Vermont 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 Vermont 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 Vermont are joining the mission to get their cities on the map
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"Stowe's extraordinary natural surroundings, active and growing e-economy, and authentic brick and mortar Main Street make it one of the best places in the world to live, work, and visit. We look forward to becoming even more of a cutting edge city."
Lisa Hagerty, Chair of the Stowe Selectboard, VT