Retailers: Shoppers can win prizes by promoting local businesses

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts has launched a new campaign aimed at helping Main Street businesses this holiday season.

The 5-Star #BuyInMA Challenge is offering chances to win prizes valued between $100 and $2,500 to shoppers who promote their favorite local retailer through their personal social media accounts. Local retailers include locally-owned restaurants and sandwich shops, crafts and homegoods shops, or other specialty stores.

The Association, known as RAM, is suggesting tasks shoppers can perform to earn chances as the prizes:

  • Snap a selfie in their favorite local retailer
  • Make a purchase or buy a gift card and share it via social media
  • Leave a positive business review online
  • Share, like, or engage a local retailers social media post
  • Order take-out from your favorite local restaurant and share a picture

All social media posts must include the #BuyInMA hashtag to be entered at a chance to win. The businesses must be located in Massachusetts.

All entries must be in by Dec. 13.

More information is available here.

Disclosure: The author of this article has a third-party relationship with the Retailers Association of Massachusetts.

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