International Women’s Day – Make It Happen, Globally & Locally


The theme for the 2015 International Women's Day is MAKE IT HAPPEN. At FS Local we believe that a rising tide lifts all boats and we celebrate women across the world. As we're here to support local business, we want to share how some of our local partners are working to make a brighter future for women in business. Together, we can Make it Happen. Read More »

Get Social! …and An Exclusive Offer from Staples When You Connect a Social Network


FS Local is a socially powered online presence that allows owners to showcase their business to potential customers and share with members of the community.

We've teamed up with Staples to offer an exclusive coupon for FSL users who connect a social network. $25 off your next order of $100 or more at! Read More »

A Modern Day SEO Story Of The Little Local Business Owner Vs. The Big Bad Link Building Company

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There once was a time when a local search engine user from a faraway land would be presented with the same keyword rankings as you and I. Back then, black-hat SEO strategies were rampantly employed, because they worked. But that time has come and gone. Keep reading this modern day fairy tale story about The Little Local Business Owner vs. The Big Bad Link Building Company. Find out why even Google believes hiring a link builder is not worth the risk, and can do you more harm than good. Read More »