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Ester Venouziou
Works at LocalShops1.com
Attended Boston University
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Thanks so much for all your support of our independent businesses! We LOVE your small business tour and the city's pro-active approach to help new businesses get started and longtime local favorites thrive! -- All your LocalShops1 friends

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ok, so i'm back in G+ world! i joined when it started, but didn't stay updaed. what did i miss????
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joined g+ a few weeks back, but now finally setting some time to explore. are there options for biz pages yet?
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Biz pages still not allowed, but Zynga soon to bring their games. Go figure.
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wooo hooo!! tied at 11! vote for LS1 and help bump out the competition :) http://influencers.smallbiztrends.com/small-business-vendors/localshops1-com/
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thanks :))
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1 vote from each one here will put us in first place. and then we'll throw the biggest party you've ever seen! http://influencers.smallbiztrends.com/small-business-vendors/localshops1-com/ ... you can vote once a day from each of your pcs/macs/smart phones/etc.
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putting g+ to the test. can you vote for LS1 & share with friends? http://influencers.smallbiztrends.com/small-business-vendors/localshops1-com/
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thank you :))))) ... and i understand! that's why i haven't posted on facebook yet.
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Connecting local independent businesses with community-minded shoppers.
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thanks for your support!! we did it! now it's up to the judges --- http://www.localshops1.com/news/70663/Small-Business-Influencer-Awards.htm
Local shops, businesses, restaurants, and services in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Guflport, Dunedin and the Tampa Bay area in Florida. LocalShops1.com connects local, independent businesses &am...
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so this is a new one. neighbor's tree fell over, blocking the alley and my carport. so i'm sort of trapped. making things more complicated is that my neighbor died more than a year ago, and i don't know who is taking care of the house.
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belated than you!!! the city did come out and deal with it!
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coming to the LS1 birthday bash? info is here, including how to get in for free: http://www.localshops1.com/event/birthdaybash
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if all my friends vote once or twice, we'll blow the competition away !!! http://influencers.smallbiztrends.com/small-business-vendors/localshops1-com/
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Tagline
things i love: sushi, shopping, coffee shops.
Introduction
I love to shop, especially at locally owned, independent stores. Chic boutiques, mom-and-pops, love 'em all!
Education
  • Boston University
    journalism & psychology
Work
Occupation
Founder of LocalShops1, Tampa Bay's most active advocate for locally owned businesses
Skills
writing, editing, marketing, public relations, social media, print design, community-building, basic web design
Employment
  • LocalShops1.com
    founder, 2008 - present
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel
    designer/copy editor, 1999 - 2003
  • St. Petersburg Times
    designer/copy editor, 2003 - 2011
  • Florida Times-Union
    designer/copy editor, 1997 - 1999
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Gender
Female