The Chocolate Shoppe: Selected as finalist for 2023 Small Biz Challenge! Help us grow!
|News & Updates! In case you missed it, The Chocolate Shoppe has been selected by Inc. Magazine and The UPS Store from over 7,000+ applicants as 1 of 9 national semi-finalists in the 2023 Small Biz Challenge, where we have a chance to win a $25,000 grant for our business! We are working toward the final round in New York City!|
✨ HELP US GROW ✨
Sunday marks the half way point of our competition, and we need the help of our friends and followers to complete Challenge #2 which is the “Social Challenge”. We have to show The UPS Store and Inc. Magazine how we interact with our customers and followers online.
If you are a Facebook user, PLEASE click on the Facebook logo below and help us with these simple steps:
1. LIKE this very specific photo that opens up when you click the logo below
2. COMMENT on the photo (say anything!)
3. SHARE the photo on your Facebook page and encourage your friends to vote for us!
WE NEED MORE INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS! If you are an Instagram user, PLEASE click on the Instagram logo below and help us with 4 simple steps:
1. FOLLOW us @thechocoshoppeIL
2. LIKE this very specific photo that opens up when you click the logo below
3. COMMENT on the photo (say anything!)
4. SHARE the photo to your story and encourage your friends to vote for us!
This is a NATIONAL competition, so ALL of our customers from around the country are able to follow us, like us, comment on our posts, and vote for us! Please click the image below to vote now, and be sure to VOTE DAILY if you can.
Lastly, if you are on Facebook, we have created a virtual event where you can follow updates on our progress, and receive a simple reminder each day in your notifications that it’s time to place your vote when you select “Going” to the event. PLEASE JOIN OUR EVENT BY CLICKING HERE (click on the Discussion tab inside of that event where you can also watch a video about our first challenge; this included writing our mission statement and creating a 60-second video about our business).
We have received so many wonderful words of encouragement in the form of notes from friends and private messages from customers, and it really means the world to us. Thank you so much for your continued support of our business. We truly appreciate you and are super excited to share this incredible journey with you. Five years ago, we closed our doors and never thought we’d reopen just two years later and be where we are today! We could not have done this without all of you, and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Have a wonderful weekend!
The Groff Family