Buying from small businesses makes a bigger impact than buying from a large global corporation. Typically, funds you spent at a local small business, remain inside the local community. Small business also employs 47.1% of the private workers in the United States meaning more than 60 million families rely on these businesses to support their families and put food on the table.

Unlike buying from a large multi-national, you also have the opportunity to get to know the founders of a small business like a food truck, cafe, coffee shop, retail business, or service company. Many of these small shop owners started their businesses as a hobby like baking, crafting, or painting. These founders put 100% of their passion, effort, and financial risk into their product and service.

If you have a chance to buy from your local community and support small businesses, please do so. Another way to help them is by spreading awareness about supporting small businesses through social media. With that, I have listed more than 250 captions you can use when posting about small business support on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Let’s get shopping.

Small Business Captions

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  • Working for my own small business gives me life.
  • Small business owners are your neighbors.
  • It’s nice to know I am working for myself and not anybody else.
  • Quit giving all your money to global companies. Keep those dollars in the community.
  • Rise and shine! Time to make money with small businesses again.
  • Let’s make Main Street great again.
  • I am my own boss and I love it.
  • Support the female business owners in your home town.
  • Support small business by taking a sip at this independent coffee shop.
  • Small businesses get to know customers by name.
  • Everything great starts small. I am claiming that my small business will become big someday!
  • When you support small businesses, you support also support dreams of hardworking people.
  • Starting today I have decided to work for myself. Friends and family, please support me and my new endeavor!
  • Shop and save a life when you support small businesses.
  • Small business owners are a group of determined, hardworking people who decide to work for themselves.
  • We are never backing down from competition.
  • A healthy competition is good for the business.
  • I remind myself that this is what I want and what I need to live a happy life.
  • Away from the toxic corporate life.
  • Carol founded Backstreet Biscuits way back in 2009 and has been donating unused food to our homeless shelter ever since. Let’s support her business today by grabbing breakfast at her diner.
  • Every purchase you make is a happy moment for every small business owner.
  • There’s nothing like supporting those around you.
  • Let’s bring our business district back to life.
  • I love talking to my customers, getting to know them, and knowing what they’re like.
  • You need the manager? I’m the manager, boss and owner. I do everything in this one-person business.
  • Young, independent woman who works for herself and nobody else. Yup, that’s me.
  • These beautiful scented candles are handmade by me and my grandma. When you buy from us, you bring with you the craftsmanship of people who enjoy what they do and love to share their arts with everyone else.
  • Believe in the power and strength you have to achieve what you want in life. Support small businesses.
  • Small businesses empower women like us. You don’t need to travel far to find bright female leaders.

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  • We need more small businesses that would inspire us to appreciate the real talent and spread awareness for community love and support.
  • Our new summer collection is inspired by my love for the sand, sea and summer breeze. Shop for a pair of clothes today.
  • When you support a small business, you support a dream and a family.
  • Having a small business isn’t always good, happy days, but even then, you know that working hard means the fruits of your labor actually go to what you care for and believe in and not in some big, old company that doesn’t care about you.
  • Janice risked everything to start the Honest Bakery in Toledo. Let’s prove we’re here to help her.
  • Make an effort to support small businesses. It’s the least we can do to help them!
  • Helping a small business means helping their family, their livelihood, and their future.
  • When you support a small business, you’re creating more local jobs.
  • It doesn’t take much to support a small business. Even sharing or posting about them already helps the community.
  • Before you decide to purchase something online, go check out the small businesses in your community if they have it. Better to buy from them.
  • I admire brave and hardworking people who decide to start their own businesses because I will never have the courage to do so.
  • It’s easy to make a small business owner happy. Purchase anything from them and you will see a big smile on their face.

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Small Business Quotes

  • “Small Business, Big Heart” – Anonymous
  • “A big business starts small.” – Richard Branson
  • “They call is dreamers but we’re the ones who don’t sleep.” – Anonymous
  • “To build a big business, you must start small and dream big.” – Aliko Dangote
  • “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Alberto Einstein
  • “A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in.” – Nicole Snow
  • “Small businesses are the hearbeat of your neighborhood, the spine of your local economy, and spirit of your town.” – Anonymous

“Walking into a small business is like that warm feeling you get in a small town where everyone smiles and says hello. Whereas a corporate store, people look at you as another dollar sign.” Chuck Todd

  • “Small business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for the brave, the patient, and the persistent. It’s for the overcomer.” – Anonymous
  • “Most small business owners are not particularly sophisticated people. That’s not a criticism; they’re passionate about cutting hair or cooking food, and that’s why they got in the business, not because they have an MBA.” – Andrew Mason
  • “Whether you’re browsing online or strolling the mall, do the right and choose to shop small.” – Anonymous
  • “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local and that’s kind of the same thing.” – Anonymous
  • “As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work.” – Kevin McCarthy
  • “When you buy from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance.” – Anonymous
  • “When you support a small business, you’re supporting a dream.” – Anonymous
  • “Sell the problem you solve, not the product.” – Anonymous

“Your smile is your logo. Your personality is your business card. How you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark.” – Jay Danzie

  • “They call us dreamers but we’re the ones who don’t sleep.” – Anonymous
  • “Big things often have small beginnings.” – Anonymous
  • “To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big.” – Aliko Dangote
  • “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Anonymous
  • “The biggest mistake a small business can make is to think like a small business.” – Aruna Bhayana
  • “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson Sr.

  • “Never start a business just to make money. Start a business to make a difference.” – Marie Forleo
  • “Support movers, makers, hustlers, and shakers.” – Anonymous
  • “Learn to get good at letting go of the things that others can take care of – and trust that they can. The better you are at delegating, the more you can do to grow and expand your business.” – Brett Downes
  • “Our business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves. To break our own records. To outstrip our yesterdays by our today. To do our work with more force than ever before.” – Steward Johnson
  • “The purpose of a business is to create a customer who creates customers.” – Shiv Singh
  • “Business has to be fun. For too many people it’s just a job.” – Jack Welch
  • “If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick to it.” – Steve Jobs

Small Business Hashtags

  • #smallbusiness
  • #supportsmallbusiness
  • #smallbusinesscommunity
  • #shoplocal
  • #supportlocalcommunity
  • #smallbusinessowner
  • #entrepreneur
  • #passionproject
  • #shopsmallbusiness
  • #supportsmallbusiness
  • #entrepreneur
  • #accessories
  • #businessowner
  • #madewithlove
  • #localbusiness
  • #giftideas
  • #etsyseller
  • #womanownedbusiness
  • #smallbiz
  • #smallbusinessusa
  • #shopsmall

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New Business Captions for Instagram

  • Hi friends! I’ve opened up a small business I’ve been working on for the past couple of months. Hope you can support me in my new endeavor!
  • The big reveal! I’ve kept it a secret even from my closes friends but the fruit of my labor and hard work is finally here. Please support my small business!
  • This is the start of something new. I’m a small business owner of a home café that brews all your café favorites!
  • I quit my job to work on what I am passionate about. Today, I open my small business! Hoping everyone can come and support me.
  • It’s always been a dream to work for myself and achieve the goals I have set for myself. I am moving forward in life with a new small business!
  • Hey guys! We’re opening a small bakery to serve the freshest baked goods for everyone to indulge in. We hope you can support our new endeavor.
  • Friends and family! We have a surprise. Our arts & crafts store is finally open and ready to cater to all your crafty needs. Let us know if you have inquiries! We’ll be happy to help.
  • We are the Sweet House and starting today we’re ready to serve you the sweetest, most delicious treats you can ever enjoy. Get a 10% discount on opening day! Tell your friends and visit us today!
  • Feel sexy and live sexy with these lingerie. All our products come in different designs and colors, and sizes for all body types because we understand that every body is different and unique.
  • Handmade bags and totes are now available for sale! All our products are made with natural materials and are not harmful to nature. Save the earth while being stylish!
  • Night lights can affect your mood and the way you sleep. With Night Sleepers, you have the option to choose the light color and design to use every time you turn it on.
  • Tote is our new small business that we’ve been dying to introduce to everyone. It took months to finally make this dream a reality and we’re happy to finally share this with everyone.

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  • Our small in-house café is opening today. It’s always been my dream to have my own café and now it’s finally here! You can order your caffeine fix and other desserts too! Please support us and message us for orders!
  • I know you guys have been waiting for this but it’s now it’s finally here! Our small jewelry business is now open! We have a variety of accessories to choose from. Our pieces are all made with love and care, and we use only high-quality materials for long life.
  • Since quitting the corporate world I’ve been working really hard to put my brand together. Friends and family, I present to you Baked Goods! We have limited products on our menu now but will soon add more! Feel free to message me for your orders.
  • Hungry Cravings was built after I quit my job. It has always been my dream to have my own restaurant and while that is a little difficult to achieve now, I believe Hungry Cravings is a big step towards it. I personally deliver orders within the city, else, everything is taken care of by the delivery companies. Order a platter today!
  • Cupcakes United is my new venture. We are starting with a couple of flavors available but will surely add more to the menu as time goes by. My team is working really hard for today’s launch and we would really appreciate it if you can share this to your friends and family.

Small Business Promotional Captions

  • We sell handmade bags that are stylish and go well with any outfit.
  • We have pet treats that are safe and healthy for our four-legged friends.
  • Your pets can be fashionable too! Our pet boutique has a variety of dresses and costumes that would fit any breed and size of both dogs and cats.
  • Healthy treats for the health pooches. We pour our heart and soul, time and money to research for the best treats we can give our pets. When you buy from us, you’re not just helping us, but helping your pet enjoy and live life to the fullest.
  • If you’re looking for unique and artistic earrings, we have a variety of options you can choose from to spice up your look. Come and check them out!
  • Sunday dress, date night, or special night, whatever the occasion, we have the dress for you! Check us out and shop today!
  • Bling bling bling! There can never be enough bling! Upgrade your look with these high-quality earrings and necklaces.
  • These boots are made for walking. Comfy yet fashionable, our boots are made with high-quality materials for comfortable walks wherever you are.
  • Cupcakes, cakes and brownies for sale! We bake all kinds of goodies for every occasion. Send us a message for any inquiries!
  • Show off your personality with our handmade iPhone cases. Each case is meticulously hand-painted with love and care.
  • Tote bags are a must-have. Aside from them being made from organic materials, we can customize them for you. Giving it as a gift? We can paint a design or message to make it more special. DM us for orders!
  • Buying from a small business is like watering a plant. You’re helping them grow a seed that will become a tree someday.
  • Everyday is a chance to improve your business and dream big. Support small businesses and support people’s dreams.
  • Flowers are not just for special occasions. They can also be given as a small token of appreciation or as a way to beautify a room or area in your house. Order beautiful flowers from our shop! We offer free delivery for those within the area.
  • We have a special discount for everyone who will order from our latest bandana collection! Hurry and buy one (or two) today!
  • Workouts can also be done in style. Shop our quality workout and yoga sportswear collection and feel more empowered while you sweat.
  • Calling all dessert lovers. We have new cake flavors coming in today! Aside from our classic chocolate cake, we are now offering matcha, coffee and red velvet cakes. Give in to your cravings and order today! 

Small businesses make the world go around.

Small Business Promotional Hashtags

  • #instabusiness
  • #localsmallbusiness
  • #buylocal
  • #supportsmallbusinessowners
  • #businessownersunite
  • #businessownerscommunity
  • #smallbusinessmatters
  • #etsyshopowner
  • #business
  • #branding
  • #marketing
  • #smallbusinessowner
  • #girlbusinessowner
  • #smallbusinesscommunity
  • #smallbusinesssales
  • #locallyownedshop
  • #shopfromlocals
  • #supportsmallcraft
  • #supportrealtalent
  • #locallyowned

Shop Small Business Captions

  • Shop small businesses to help them grow big!
  • You’ll never regret supporting small businesses because you know you’re helping real people and communities.
  • There’s nothing like supporting the dreams of passionate people by shopping small businesses compared to shopping from big corporations.
  • Make a purchase and make a difference. Your support means a lot to me and my grandma who work tirelessly for our brand.
  • I am determined to spread positivity to all my customers every time my shop is open.
  • Make small businesses live long. Shop our products and share them with your friends and family.
  • Stop buying from big corporations. Buy from small businesses and save a life.
  • It takes so much courage and hard work to run a small business. Don’t make them regret their decision.
  • Small business owners are from families that want to share their love for crafts. Support them!
  • You will never regret supporting a small business.
  • You can think of supporting a small business in the same way as supporting a foundation. You can help a family in so many ways.
  • Pay day weekend? Consider buying from small businesses first!
  • Give yourself a treat and enjoy a sweet cupcake from a small business in your community.
  • It feels so good knowing you’re part of a small business’s journey to becoming successful.
  • Spend your dollars on small businesses. This way you know you’re putting your hard-earned money in good hands.
  • Shop all you want! It’s small business Saturday!
  • Small business Saturday is officially my favorite day of the year.
  • Small business owners are always happy to see you. Unlike buying from big corporations with staff who are underpaid and are grumpy during their shift.
  • As a small business owner, I treat my customers like they’re my family.
  • Small business owners are some of the bravest people who will take risks and will never regret anything.
  • Imagine the smile of a small business owner when you buy something from them.
  • It doesn’t take much to make a small business owner happy.
  • Always choose to buy and support small businesses than big corporations.
  • Help small businesses grow big by supporting them instead of big companies.
  • Seeing a small business grow big is like meeting your childhood friend years after.
  • Supporting small businesses is like planting a tree and seeing it grow big.
  • Small business owners are the heroes of our generation.
  • It takes skills, talent, and hard work to open your own small business. Let’s give back by making sure we support them.
  • It wouldn’t hurt to switch to shopping from small businesses. Make a difference and support the small business community.

Small Business Saturday Captions

  • Shop local businesses this Saturday. Awesome things await you!
  • I’m the staff, owner, and CEO. This is all my hard work!
  • Treat yourself to a box of cookies. You know you want it!
  • A cute girl like you needs a cute bag like this. Shop now!
  • Pair your coffee with artisanal baked goods. Promise, they’re addicting!
  • Do yourself a favor and shop nice clothes today!
  • Saturday is shop for small businesses day!
  • Do you want to make someone’s day today? Shop small businesses!
  • Go crazy for taco. I promise, they’re worth going crazy for.
  • Support local. You won’t regret it.
  • Although my shop is only open from 8AM to 5PM, my mind is working 24/7.
  • Being a small business owner means you get to exercise your brain 24 hours a day, 7 times a week. You’re always thinking about how you can improve your craft and how to better serve your customers.
  • There should be a holiday where every year, people are only allowed to buy from small businesses.
  • Let’s open a private club for all small business owners and create a community where we all help each other.
  • I believe that my small business can help me achieve my dreams.
  • It’s always been a dream of mine to work for myself instead of working for an old grumpy man who think he knows everything.
  • Don’t you dare pull down a small business. We are a tough one.
  • As a small business owner, I build my dreams around this business and won’t let anyone bring it down.
  • Competition is tough but community love is more important.
  • Show your support for small businesses. I know you’re a shopaholic. Buy from small businesses!
  • Small businesses offer better quality products than those big corporations.

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  • Buy from the best. Buy from small businesses.
  • We need to have a holiday where there is a day every year where people are encouraged to buy from small businesses only.
  • I’ve always set my heart to purchase and shop from small businesses only. They have the heart to share their craft and are genuinely happy to get to know their customers.
  • Change the world and change competition. Shop from small businesses!
  • Add to cart my scented candles. I promise you’ll love them!
  • Click BUY to all of them. I know you want to!
  • Don’t ever think twice about buying from small businesses. They’re the real deal!
  • Keep calm and shop from small businesses today.
  • Stressed? Go shop!
  • Everyday is shopping day!
  • Welcome the weekend by shopping at your favorite small businesses!
  • Shopping is not a hobby, it’s a lifestyle!
  • Local shops are better than the big ones.
  • Shopping small businesses don’t feel like you’re wasting money.
  • Go crazy shopping at local business shops.
  • Shop with a heart. Go to your nearest local store!
  • You help build a community when you support small businesses.
  • You don’t know much help you’re giving when you buy from local small businesses.
  • Small businesses literally give their heart and soul to serve everyone. Give back by supporting them.
  • You have the best deals awaiting you from small businesses.
  • Locally made is always a great deal.
  • It’s Saturday today! You know what that means? It’s time to shop from small businesses!
  • I am proud to say that for years I’ve been constantly supporting small businesses here and there.
  • Shop local and you’ll never regret it.
  • It’s always a good day to shop from small businesses.
  • I make it a point to purchase what I need from small businesses because I know it helps them.
  • Shopping addict? Upgrade to shopping small business addict and you’re good to go.
  • A little shopping time keeps the sadness away.

A customer buying from a local street shop owner.

Caption for Launching a New Business

  • Hi everyone! If you’re looking for stylish pet bandanas for your four-legged friends, come shop at Nala Bandana!
  • We are officially open today. Our team has been working hard to make this grand opening a success and to introduce to you artisan coffee at its finest. We hope you can support us.
  • Do you like your chicken spicy, chili, and savory? We have all the chicken flavors that will make you go crazy.
  • Shoes for a princess are what we’re selling because little girls are their own family’s beautiful princesses. Shop for your daughter today!
  • We’ve been working ourselves out for the past couple of months to bring you our new business venture: Nala’s Bandana! Please support and buy our handmade pet bandanas and bow ties! Perfect for walks and photoshoots.
  • Your summer must-haves are here! We have t-shirts, shorts, caps, swimsuits and more.
  • It’s always been a dream of mine to have my own café. It’s finally here. Please support me and my small business. I have so many plans for this new venture but I’ll take everything one step at a time.
  • Finally gave in and launched my jewelry line. My friends know how much I love and appreciate jewelry and I thought why not open a small business that is focused on what I love? So if any of you are on the lookout for trendy and unique jewelry, you know where to find me!
  • Women love shoes. Whether it’s the classic heels, flats or sandals, we have the right pair for you! Take a look at some of our pieces and find the one you’re looking for.

Upgrade your bath time experience with our scented body oils that moisturize your skin and live it glowing and healthy all day long. We are on soft opening so there may be delays in our replies but we promise we’re doing our best to reply to everyone.

  • I scream for ice cream! We are officially open starting today! It’s been a journey coming to this point but we’re glad we took the plunge and gave in. If you’re looking for unique ice cream flavors that are out of the ordinary, you’ve come to the right place. Big Ben’s is has a tub of exciting flavors that will surprise you taste buds.
  • You haven’t seen anything like this before! Our handmade scented candles are now available to be purchased! Each candle is made with sweat, tears and love.
  • Create the mood in your bedroom with our room scents available in 4 different flavors. From vanilla to coffee, nature and trees, you have 4 options to choose from. Each scent gives you a different vibe you want in your room.

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  • Cool and unique beach apparel coming through! All our pieces are chic and comfy, they will make you want to wear them all day, all night. Shop them in our website!
  • Explore new places with our sandals – made for everyday use. Our footwear is made with quality materials and are very comfy and stylish, perfect for a long walk in the park and doing errands.

The long wait is over! We are finally launching our Tote-A-Holic brand! We have different designs to choose from. Each tote is carefully handcrafted to ensure quality. Purchase one for yourself or a friend! We have a 10% discount for today’s launch day.

  • Good day friends and family! Our snack attack small business is out today!!! Tap the link in our bio to see our menu! We are excited to finally announce this to everyone. Please let your friends know! Share this post!!
  • If you’re someone who has always struggled to buy the perfect bikini, we have the solution for you! Float & Swim is our new baby and we focus on providing the perfect swim suit for all body types. We also customize sizes so DM us if you want it customized to your fit. Please share this post to your friends!
  • Hi everyone! We are a small business selling lip glosses that are vegan and cruelty-free. Please help to share our account to your friends and family!
  • We sell scrunchies, masks and other cute handmade stuff that are great for gift giving! All our products are made with love using fine materials to make sure they are of great quality. Please show your support by purchasing one of our products today or sharing our shop to your friends!
  • Bracelets for sale! We customize bracelets for everyone and have a variety of add-ons to choose from so you know that what you’re getting is uniquely yours. Lead time for each order is 3-4 days. DM us for your order!
  • Crochet All The Way is a new small business that I’m managing with my sister. We can do hats, bags, wallets and more. You can also customize your order! Just let us know the details when you send in the order form. Please support us!
  • Stickit offers customized stickers of any design you want. From phrases to cartoon characters, your own logo, or anything under the sun, you can make them as a new sticker design! Message us to know more.
  • The Bead Shop sells different earrings, crystals and bracelets for kids and adults alike. Each product is handmade and done with love! Lead time for each other is 4-5 days.
  • Nail It Mania has the best nail polish colors that work for all skin types. Have fun and decorate your nails with their accessories too so you can show off your personality!

Funny Small Business Quotes

  • “I’m a small business owner. If you see me talking to myself please do not stop me. I’m having a staff meeting.” – Anonymous
  • “If you think you’re too small to be effective, you’ve never been to a dark room with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese
  • “First rule of business: Stay out of mine.” – Anonymous
  • “It started out as a harmless hobby. I had no idea it would come to this.” – Anonymous
  • “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy local and that’s kind of the same thing.” – Anonymous
  • “Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

If you want to learn more about the importance of small business, check out the U.S. Small Business Administration website that helps build a better America through entrepreneurship. Here you’ll find training resources, statistics, and information about funding programs to help launch your own small venture.

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