Updated: Feb 19, 2021
Davis Emerges As a Winner as Largest North American SMB Network Honors Role Models Who Inspire Their Local Business Communities
BOSTON, March 19, 2019 -- Alignable.com, the largest online network of small businesses in the U.S. and Canada, has identified nearly 2,400 (2,397) of the top small businesspeople, elected by their peers as the most talented and supportive business leaders in their local communities. Today, Alignable’s network is honoring Tracey Lee Davis of ZingPop Social Media as San Jose’s 2018 Alignable Small Business Person of the Year. Alignable's network of 3.3 million+ small business owners elected nearly 2,400 local Small Businesspeople of the Year in communities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Alignable.com is the largest online network of SMBs in North America.
The inaugural Alignable Small Businessperson of the Year competition spanned 1,400+ communities from Halifax, NS, to Huntington Beach, CA, and Fairbanks, AK, to Fort Lauderdale, FL. More than 30,000 votes later, the winners emerged, representing hundreds of industries: everything from real estate and reiki healing to accounting and auto repair.
"The response has been phenomenal," said Alignable President and Co-Founder Venkat Krishnamurthy. "The best part was seeing countless comments praising nominees for their dedication to helping local peers thrive. It was very heartwarming."
All winners received personalized badges on their profiles, shareable via social media and email. The badges will draw more attention to their companies, helping them stand out among the entire network of 3.3 million+ other businesses.
"This award has absolutely increased my visibility on Alignable and in my community,” said Davis. "San Jose is a big city filled with many small businesses. I am so proud to have been selected by my peers for this honor. It means so much to me!"
"We often say SMBs are stronger together and this campaign proved that in a big way," added Alignable Co-Founder and CEO Eric Groves. "We're delighted that our contest showcased thousands of diligent, community-oriented small business owners, giving them the recognition they so richly deserve."
Journalists and bloggers who want to cover local angles of the story should contact Chuck Casto at firstname.lastname@example.org. He can offer contact information for the winners, interviews and other details. You can access the media kit for Tracey Lee Davis here.
About ZingPop Social Media
Tracey Lee Davis, founder of ZingPop Social Media, turns busy small business owners into online marketing rockstars! A social media expert and Certified Solution Provider for Constant Contact, she coaches entrepreneurs in how to grow their business using social media and provides total management for their email marketing campaigns. Tracey Lee is also a featured speaker for associations and business groups. She is a Certified Content Marketing Strategist and the Co-Owner and Vice President of the Women’s Networking Alliance. She also really, really loves cheese.
Alignable is quickly becoming the new voice of small business. It's an established, yet rapidly growing platform where 3.3 million+ small business owners network together. Members make meaningful connections, generate referrals, boost business leads, promote events, and engage in a popular Q&A Forum. Alignable also has established the Alignable Trust Index, which reviews 100+ national brands, showcasing those most favored among SMBs.