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Alexandria City Hall, Virginia, USA
City Hall, Alexandria, Va.

As a Small Business owner in the City of Alexandria, Virginia, you represent the presence of a vibrant community of more than 5,000 businesses with a strong voice when united. In order to help you profit from this unified communications opportunity (and benefit from the Social Media revolution on the Internet), the blog and blogger consortium, Alexandria Small Business .COMmunity, is here! Headed by Ray Sidney-Smith, the editor of several small businesses’ blogs, small business blogger and technology strategist/presenter at W3 Consulting,  Alexandria Small Business .COMmunity will act as a blog hub for all the small businesses in the City of Alexandria, Virginia. It will be as much about Alexandria Small Business as it will be by and for small business in Alexandria. In addition, we will be partnering with Alexandria SBDC, the city’s free, one-stop resource for helping Alexandria small businesses start, manage and grow and other organizations dedicated to supporting economic development for small businesses in Alexandria, Virginia, to post on the blog with timely, relevant information for your small business. You will want to read this blog as much as you will want to write with your fellow businesses. Have you thought about blogging for your small business but aren’t sure about the commitment (time and consistency), you don’t know what to write about, or need assistance in editing and posting the blog entries? Well, now you have a complimentary solution for your small business! If you are a small business supporting the residents and businesses in the City of Alexandria, Virginia, please request an account to join the conversation!

You get:

+a page representing you and/or your business on Alexandria Small Business’ blog with a reciprocal link.
+blog topic brainstorming, authoring, writing, SEO, and editorial assistance from W3 Consulting for posts on our blog.
+dual-license to use that content on your own blog if you have or decide to launch one.
+private members-only access to blogging resources created by W3 Consulting.
+a publishing schedule that works for you and keeps you accountable for consistent publishing.
+technical support for using Alexandria Small Business Community blog.
+the opportunity to share your industry knowledge with a broader target audience that’s already developed!