Local small businesses may be eligible for Big Break contest

Published 4:32 pm Friday, June 29, 2012

Local small businesses may be eligible to enter The Big Break, a contest sponsored by American Express.
According to Theresa H. Watts of the N.C. Small Town Main Street program, “The Big Break is an opportunity to win $25,000 to grow your business and drive customers to your door, plus a visit from American Express OPEN and Facebook to put it all into action.”
For-profit small businesses with $10 million or less in annual revenue may be eligible to enter; read the eligibility rules at www.facebook.com/Open?sk=app_ 140670829343013.
The deadline to enter is July 13 at 11:59 p.m.
To enter, visit the American Express OPEN Page on Facebook or the Small Business Saturday Page on Facebook, click on the Big Break Tab and follow the directions provided to complete the entry form, answer the questions and upload up to three photographs. The photographs should be of you and of you working in your place of business.
Semi-finalists are selected from all eligible entries and then put up for a community vote.
– article submitted
by Meg Rogers

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