Eight out of ten shoppers say its people that make a High Street

SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES

Eight out of Ten Shoppers

Source: Visa research commissioned to launch the government-backed Great British High Street Awards 2018,
3GEM Research & Insights, 2018

The government and Visa are proud to be supporting small businesses on the high street, as the nation’s high streets would not be what they are without you.

Through the Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards 2018, we are celebrating local achievements on your high streets and encouraging communities to shop locally and support their high street businesses. Visa GBHS Street Teams have visited all 38 shortlisted high streets across the UK throughout September and October 2018. The Street Teams promoted each high street’s achievement and surprised their local communities with activities and giveaways.

FREE DIGITAL MARKETING CLINIC WITH SOCIALB

SocialB followed the Great British High Street Awards across the UK, providing free digital marketing clinics to shortlisted high street merchants.

Their digital marketing experts helped merchants navigate the digital sphere. Whether they wanted to improve their website, increase social media engagement, devise an email marketing campaign or get to grips with GDPR.

Clinics are no longer available, however check out the free digital marketing training videos below by SocialB

Visa Pop Up Clinic

DIGITAL MARKETING TRAINING VIDEOS

SocialB have created these simple videos as an introduction to how you can use digital marketing more effectively for your business. Be guided through some digital marketing specifics by their inhouse executives and get some inspiration for your own websites and social media channels!

VISA GBHS SPEND & WIN COMPETITION

THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

Visa and GBHS offered local retailers, businesses, cafes and restaurants the opportunity to participate in the Visa GBHS Spend & Win Competition encouraging customers to spend in-store to win weekly prizes. Customers that spent £10 on their Visa card could win £100 for themselves and £250 for their shopkeeper to invest back into their business.

For further information on the Visa GBHS Spend & Win Competition you can view the Full Terms & Prize Details here.