Keeping it local! Never has a phrase been so important. The dream of being a business owner has become a nightmare, in 2020. Do your shopping right here.

What gifts are still on your holiday shopping list? Are there several? This is going to be a great resource for you getting everything crossed of your list and also finding your new favorite things, made with hands in your own area.

This online guide to Wisconsin small businesses is filled with fine art, pottery and furniture, jewelry and clothes, books, decor, games and so much more. This guide is home to over 400 independent business in the state of Wisconsin. is filled with thousands of things you probably never knew you could buy locally. The pandemic has hurt these business in many ways we can't even imagine. Please consider spending your money this way, this holiday season, and beyond.

You can narrow your search geographically, in addition to categories to make it really simple to shop locally. As the website says, "downtown direct to your door." Many of the businesses offer both delivery and curbside pickup options.

If you're a business owner in Wisconsin and this is the first you're hearing about the Main Street Wisconsin website, here is where you should go to get your business involved.

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