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LocalShops1 in the News
Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LocalShops1 opens its newest concept, the Pop-Up! Shop »
SEPT 12, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     GULFPORT, FL – LocalShops1, the area's leading advocate for...
Sunday, August 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LocalShops1 Community Awards 2016 -- Final Wrapup »
Event website: For more information:  Ester Venouziou, 727-637-5586 or ester@locals...
Wednesday, July 06, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayor Kriseman to Headline 2016 Community Awards »
What: LocalShops1 Community Awards to honor and celebrate the local businesses, nonprofits and community activists who ma...
Monday, April 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
And the 2016 Top Local Chef title goes to ... »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2016 GULFPORT, FL -- The competition was intense, but at the end  Chefs Jos...
Sunday, March 06, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Local Chef 2016 Announces Chefs, Judges »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2016 What: Top Local Chef + Tampa Bay Marketplace, Tampa Bay’s hottest compe...

Shop Talk
Monday, December 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Platform Helps Local Businesses Get Leads »
Our friends at BALLE , the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, recently sent us information about a tech compan...
Friday, August 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emergency Loans Available for Businesses Affected by Flooding »
Gov. Rick Scott activated the state's Emergency Bridge Loan Program to help small businesses in the greater Tampa Bay regi...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research Firm Looking for Small Business Owners »
L&E Research, which has offices in Tampa, is looking for  small business owners who would be interested in being...
Friday, February 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Casting Call for Small Businesses »
LocalShops1 was contacted recently to help find local businesses interested in participating in free promotional videos. P...
Thursday, February 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
February 2015 Tips & Bits for Businesses »
MARKETING   Drawing More People to Your Website By now you've heard "content is king" a gazillion times, and...

Guest Blogs
Sunday, July 07, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Low Heel, High Style »
    Kitten Heels make for a sexy, comfy style. At 1-3 inches, they help ladies be in high fashion even when t...
Wednesday, July 03, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate your Independence ... in Syle! »
Celebrate your independence in style with these three options! Beach time! Blue sundress, red straw hat, I LOVE NY...
Saturday, June 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sandra D. Fashion: Ice Ice Baby »
One of this season's trends is one we've seen before, most recently in 2010 as the clear shoe, when Prada launched a col...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing Sandra D. Does Fashion! »
For Sandra Davila, better known as Sandra D., fashion always came naturally. As a teenager, she tells us, she would go th...
Friday, May 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Coffee Spot In Seminole! »
Sombra Coffee 9342 Oakhurt Road, Seminole 727-400-6956     It is so exciting to have a ne...