Community Partner Resources

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Thank You for Supporting Local Small Businesses

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY & HOLIDAY SOCIAL MEDIA TOOL KIT

You can use these social media graphics and draft posts to promote Small Business Saturday, holiday shopping, and your community and small businesses.  Customize posts to meet your needs.


Social Media Tip Sheet 

Please use these handles and hashtags to tie into Oakland County’s Social Media Campaign:

@AdvantageOak
#OaklandCounty
#ShopLocalOaklandTogether

If you would like to have Oakland County engage with your community’s activities on social media, please email the following to Paula Harrington, Oakland County, at harringtonp@oakgov.com, to be considered for promotion on the Oakland County social media accounts.  

  1. High-resolution photo (e.g., It can be storefronts in your community, an event, a destination business etc.).

  2.  Your name, community name, email, and phone number.

  3.  Suggested social media post content (e.g., include any handles, hashtags, and special activities you have going on during Small Business Saturday and/or the holiday)

 PROMOTION MATERIALS

​You can print and use any of these materials produced by Oakland County:

Small Business Saturday Poster
Small Business Saturday Poster
Poster Size:  11” x 17”


Social Business Saturday Flyer
Small Business Saturday Flyer
Flyer Size:  8-1/2” x 11”

 SHOPPER CARDS

For pre-printed Shopper Cards that your businesses can display, contact Erick Phillips, Oakland County, at phillipse@oakgov.com


The businesses can add a custom message for their business on the back of the Shopper Card.

 AMERICAN EXPRESS SMALL BUSINESS LOCATOR MAP

If your small businesses accept the American Express Card, make sure they are listed on the business locator map: 

The Shop Small Resource Hub

Also, they can order Shop Small Decals and other promotion items from American Express.

SHOP SMALL WEB LISTING BY COMMUNITY

If you would like to be listed on the OakGov.com/ShopSmall website under your community name, please email the following to Paula Harrington, Oakland County, at harringtonp@oakgov.com

  • Your name, email, and phone number
  • Community name
  • Website and/or social media handles, hashtags where community activities are listed/updated
  • List any special activities/incentives you are offering during Small Business Saturday or during the holiday