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Deluxe Announces 10 Small Town Finalists in the Running for Season 5 of Small Business Revolution

November 19, 2019 GMT

SHOREVIEW, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2019--

Deluxe (NYSE:DLX), a Trusted Business Technology™ company, announced today the 10 small towns in the running to win Season 5 of the highly acclaimed Small Business Revolution series. Deluxe executives sifted through thousands of nominations from states across the country to reach the final 10.

On Oct. 8, Deluxe launched the fourth season of Small Business Revolution, featuring the community of Searcy, Arkansas. Searcy and six of its small businesses won a $500,000 makeover captured in an eight-part series airing on www.smallbusinessrevolution.org, Hulu, Prime Video and YouTube. Small Business Revolution highlights marketing and business expertise for small businesses in one small town. The series features marketing experts from Deluxe, led by Chief Brand & Content Officer, Amanda Brinkman, and co-host and renovation icon, Ty Pennington, as they provide business advice to selected entrepreneurs in the winning community.

“This year, we had so many incredible nominations from small towns across the country,” said Brinkman. “We are always amazed how many people reach out to tell us why their town and businesses should win, and it really speaks to the work we’re doing for small businesses at Deluxe.”

Deluxe team members will travel to each of the 10 communities to meet civic leaders, community members, interview business owners and learn more about how marketing expertise can benefit each community. From there, Deluxe will narrow the list to five towns eligible for a public vote in mid-January to determine the winner. The towns represent a cross-section of American life:

Benicia, California

 

 

 

Bisbee, Arizona

Brunswick, Georgia

 

 

 

Fredonia, New York

Livingston, Montana

 

 

 

Oregon City, Oregon

Spearfish, South Dakota

 

 

 

The Dalles, Oregon

Waseca, Minnesota

 

 

 

Xenia, Ohio

Deluxe, a leading provider business products, services and solutions for companies of all sizes, launched the Small Business Revolution in 2015, highlighting 100 small business stories from across the country. Since 2016, more than 35,000 small towns have been nominated for a chance to win the $500,000 makeover. In 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 four lucky communities – Wabash, Indiana, Bristol Borough, Pennsylvania, Alton, Illinois and Searcy, Arkansas – were featured in the Main Street series on www.smallbusinessrevolution.org, Hulu and Amazon Prime. Catch all 32 episodes from Seasons 1-4 now and to learn more about how Deluxe small business marketing services can help your small business, go to www.deluxe.com.

About Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe is a Trusted Business Technology™ company for enterprises, small businesses and financial institutions offering a range of solutions to help customers manage and grow their businesses. Approximately 4.8 million small business customers access a wide range of products and services from Deluxe, including incorporation services, logo design, website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and payroll services, along with customized checks and forms. For our approximately 4,600 financial institution customers, Deluxe offers industry-leading programs in data analytics, customer acquisition and treasury management solutions, fraud prevention and profitability solutions, as well as checks. Deluxe is also a leading provider of checks and accessories sold directly to consumers. For more information, visit us at www.deluxe.com, www.facebook.com/deluxecorp or www.twitter.com/deluxecorp.

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CONTACT: Cameron Potts

651-233-7735

cameron.potts@deluxe.com

KEYWORD: MINNESOTA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MARKETING ADVERTISING COMMUNICATIONS SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE BANKING

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