We Need Your Help: Shining a Light on Small Business

by Kim on September 10, 2009

www.YouCanMakeThis.com has been nominated for a “Shine a Light on Small Business” award/grant.  It’s an opportunity for us to grow the business through marketing.  We would really appreciate you taking a moment to “endorse our story”.  It is sponsored by American Express & NBC Universal.


To vote, they do ask that you register. All of the information is confidential and they do not share it with outside sources, as described on the nomination site.  It takes less than 30 seconds to register and then you can click on the “Support This Story: Endorse Now” button found on the left side of the screen. 

We need at least 50 endorsements before Sunday, the 13th, in order to be considered in the next round. Thank you for taking the time to help us! You can click here to support us in this.

Here is a partial screen shot of what the nomination page looks like:


1 Jennifer C. 09.10.09 at 9:48 pm

I endorsed you! You’re at 25 so far! Come on ladies (and Tom) vote!!! =)

2 Carla 09.11.09 at 4:49 am

Thank you Jennifer!!!

Please please please vote everyone! We are coming into the competition at the last minute, so we really need you to rally for us. We getting closer to the goal of 50, but realistically we are going to need even more than that to show the judges just how special YCMT is to us!

3 Tina 09.11.09 at 9:52 pm

I think I made 53, more is always better ladies.

4 heather b 09.12.09 at 11:02 am

Sorry I tried but they won’t let Canadians register :(

5 Kelly 09.12.09 at 7:01 pm

I made 56, let’s keep going!

6 Kim 09.13.09 at 4:00 pm

Thank you everyone! As you know, we made the 50 we needed to proceed — YCMT appreciates you taking the time to help us! There are nearly 4000 businesses participating in this so we’ll see what happens next! :)

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