Chamber of Commerce Brings Try It Local to Island
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is bringing the highly acclaimed Try It Local program to the island. Featured in MSNBC, USA Today, ABC News, Aol Small Business, CBS Local and About.com, Try It Local is the best place to find amazing deals on places to eat, play and enjoy your local community. Already in 104 cities and growing rapidly, Try It Local has sent thousands of customers to local businesses.
Try It Local has saved customers over $875,000 and keeps more money local than any deal site online.Try It Local is dedicated to enriching the local community and economy by offering discounted deals that benefit the consumer, the business owner and the local chamber of commerce. The program was developed in Louisville, Kentucky as a way for chambers to provide extra value to their business-to-consumer members and further support the local business community. The program has since spread to multiple cities across the country and provides measurable benefits to both businesses and consumers alike. Try It Local has paid local businesses over $580,000 and sent over 40,000 customers to featured local member businesses.
Here’s how the program works for consumers:
o A restaurant, salon, store or venue offers a deal at 40 percent off (or more).
o You receive the featured deal by email, first thing in the morning. (Send an email to Galveston@tryitlocal.com to subscribe.)
Galveston Chamber fans see it on Facebook. (www.Facebook.com/GalvestonChamber).
o If you’re interested, you purchase the offer before the end of the day.