Shop Mountain View is a collaboration between the Mountain View Voice
, the Mountain View Chamber of
, Hometown Peninsula
the City of Mountain View
Its goal is to help connect local
residents with local businesses, and to promote the value of
independent and locally-owned businesses.
When people shop in
local stores or use local service-providers they are helping to
maintain the vitality and diversity of our community, employ local
people and keep tax dollars local so they can help fund the
schools and other essential services that we all use and
help us build a stronger Mountain View.
of the features on
Shop Mountain View are free to any business with a physical location in
Mountain View. Simply click on "Add Business" and follow the simple
instructions. Once you've claimed your business, you can write and
update your profile, upload photos, post items for sale, create coupon
offers, send out newsletters, respond to consumer reviews....and lots
Consumers can search for and explore the business listings,
take advantage of special offers, post opinions about the stores they
patronize or services they use, and post photos and other information.
We want Shop Mountain View to be fun and useful, so send us your comments and ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy!Did You Know?
Small businesses are the heart of our economy and continue to drive the 'real economy'.
Here are some statistics about small business you may or may not know:
- They employ just over half of the country’s private sector workforce
- Just two percent of small businesses are franchises
- Generate a majority of the innovations that come from United States companies
Source: U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, September 2009
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