BOSTON, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The largest online recommendation network for small businesses, Alignable.com announces the results of its nationwide search for leaders who have gone above and beyond to guide their peers and support entire communities as they strive to recover.
Today, the Alignable network has chosen Beth Devindirector and owner of Devine Solutions Group Digital Marketing as Tracy, CA Businessman of the Year 2022!
The 2022 competition is Alignable’s most popular competition ever, marking a 64% increase in participation over last year. In all, More than 2,400 small business owners have been voted by their peers to be their Local Business People of the Year across the United States and Canada.
During the competition, which took place from January 10 to February 11, 2022more than 160,000 votes and more than 32,000 testimonials were posted to congratulate thousands of local leaders for helping their peers and communities through a turbulent year with many challenges: skyrocketing inflation, labor shortages labor, supply chain issues and variants of COVID.
Due to these issues, 70% of small businesses have yet to recover and recovery rates have fallen by 13% since December, according to Alignable’s latest survey of 6,305 small business owners. This reversal of the recovery underscores how important it is for the competition winners to continue their work in helping even more businesses recover from pandemic-era hurdles.
Giving is the glue that holds us together
“In our tight-knit community, you almost always get back what you give,” Devine said. “And the challenges we’ve all faced have compelled many of us to offer advice and other forms of support to peers struggling to keep their businesses afloat. While I’m thrilled to receive this award, it is truly a testament to our entire community and it strengthens my resolve to push for a full recovery for everyone here Tracy by the end of 2022, if not sooner.”
Devine received a special badge on her Alignable profile, acknowledging this big win. In recent years, the awareness generated by similar competitions has spurred expanded connections, as well as new business for many winners.
Drive recognition is key
“It was a fun and rewarding contest to watch unfold,” said Alignable’s president and co-founder. Venkat Krishnamurthy. “Local business owners are the heart and soul of their communities and they should be recognized much more for all they do. Friendly competition aside, this contest has generated incredible testimonials from peers (to height of over 32,000), showing exactly why small business owners are stronger together.”
About Devine Solutions Group Digital Marketing
Devine Solutions Group is a multi-award winning, full-service digital marketing agency headquartered in Tracy, California. As an affordable option to hire an in-house marketing team, they work with small and medium business owners to grow their business and profits online.
Their goal is to help clients turn their business potential into a profitable reality. To do this, they implement leading transformational digital marketing services. They are committed to helping their clients grow their business, so they can achieve the financial independence they need and the work/life balance they deserve.
Clients hire Devine Solutions Group for their expertise in ADA website design, SEO, social media marketing, reputation management and more.
Alignable.com is the largest online referral network for small businesses in the United States and Canada. With over 7 million members in over 35,000 local communities, Alignable is the network where small business owners generate leads and leads, generate referrals, land new business, build trusting relationships and share good advice.
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