February 7, 2020
We started the search for the Season 5 winning town by reviewing thousands of small town applications, traveling the country to get to know the Top 10, narrowing down those contenders to the Top 5, and tallying hundreds of thousands of votes.
June 11, 2019
The week of May 13 to most people was just any other week in May. In Minnesota, Spring was starting to feel like a reality, the snow was FINALLY gone and at Deluxe Headquarters, just outside of St. Paul, Minnesota, small businesses from Searcy, Arkansas were congregating to get a deep dive into marketing tactics with members of the Deluxe Small Business Marketing team.
February 26, 2019
Every year our team goes through the same process. We put out the call for nominations, sift through entries, pick a Top 20, learn as much as we can from them in a short amount of time, then narrow it to a Top 10. Those Top 10 work incredibly hard to plan 24 hours for our team in their towns to learn as much as we can about their businesses, their community, their people. From those visits, we have the tough job of narrowing it down to five towns, or in the case of this year, six.