Small Business Saturday on November 30th – FREE $10 American Express Statement Credit! ***LIVE NOW***





FREE $10 American Express Credit Small Business Saturday 2013

FREE $10 American Express Credit Small Business Saturday 2013

 ***LIVE NOW – register your American Express card to receive a FREE $10 Statement Credit ***

Shop Small! Shop during Small Business Saturday on November 3oth and receive a FREE $10 Statement Credit on your registered American Express Card

But, you have to pre-register. Starting November 24th, enroll your eligible American Express Card and receive a $10 Statement Credit when you make a $10 or more purchase on Saturday, November 30th in support of Small Business Saturday!

Enrollment is OPEN, head over to the American Express Small Business Saturday Shop Small webpage now to register your eligible American Express card.


Last year, American Express offered a $25 Statement credit we had lunch for FREE and picked up some items with rebates from Ace Hardware, and actually made money considering the statement credit! It’s sad that American Express is only offering $10 this year, but still — gotta love FREE money!

From Wikipedia

Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. First observed on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local.

In 2010 the holiday was conceived and promoted by American Express via a nationwide radio and television advertising campaign. That year Amex bought advertising inventory on Facebook, which it in turn gave to its small merchant account holders,and also gave rebates to new customers to promote the event.

American Express publicized the initiative using social media, advertising, and public relations. At least 41 local politicians and many small business groups in the United States issued proclamations concerning the campaign, which generated more than one million Facebook “like” registrations and nearly 30,000 tweets under the Twitter hashtags #smallbusinesssaturday (which had existed since early 2010) and #smallbizsaturday.

The Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday has existed since early 2010 and was used to promote small businesses on any Saturday (not solely that Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday). The hashtag is used in a manner similar to #FollowFriday to highlight favorite local businesses.


Limit one (1) $10 statement credit per American Express Card. To be eligible, Cardmembers must enroll an eligible American Express Card in this offer at ShopSmall.com. Prepaid and Corporate Cards are not eligible. The number of enrollments is limited. Enrollment opens at 12:00AM MST (“Mountain Standard Time”) on November 24, 2012, and will continue until 11:59PM MST on November 29, 2012 unless the enrollment limit is reached sooner. 

To receive the $10 statement credit, the Cardmember must use his or her enrolled Card to spend $10 or more in a single, in-store transaction at a qualifying small business location on Saturday, November 24, 2012. To receive the credit, the transaction must equal $10 or more (for example, if your transaction is only for $5, you will not receive a credit). Multiple transactions of less than $10 will not qualify even if the combined total of those transactions is over $10. You may purchase multiple items that together equal $10 or more, but you must purchase them in a single transaction to receive the statement credit.

Qualifying small business locations are those identified on the Shop Small® Map, available at ShopSmall.com. In addition, small business locations that accept American Express through Square also qualify and can be found on the Square Directory at https://squareup.com/directory/?cmpId=amex or from your mobile phone using the Square Wallet app. Small business locations that do not appear on the Shop Small® Map or that do not accept American Express through Square will not qualify for the $10 statement credit offer. Please note that business location information provided on the Shop Small® Map and Square Directory may contain inaccuracies or errors, including as a result of information provided by third parties. Transactions with political campaigns or political action committees are not eligible, regardless of whether they appear on the Shop Small® Map or in the Square Directory.


 



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