Every sunday night between 5-7.30pm small businesses have the chance to catch the attention of
Theo Paphitis by tweeting him about their business using the hashtag #SBS (Small Business Sunday).
I have tweeted Theo a few times off and on and have seen people I know via twitter win.
On Sunday March 9th I thought I would give it another go. The winners are announced the following
Monday night. To be honest like many people I didn't really expect anything however after tea on
monday night I checked my email and thought I had been hacked. Emails of twitter notifications were
flooding in. I then saw the Theo retweet. A retweet to over 300,000 followers.
So many tweets of congratulations poured in from fellow sellers, friends, customers and now fellow
#SBS winners. To say I was on a massive high was an understatement. The week before I had had a
particularly trying week so this was a brilliant way to start the new week.
As a result of my #SBS I now have so many new followers on twitter, some new customers, new trade
order requests and some media publicity as Greetings Today featured my win on their News section of
I also have access to lots of great business advice via the #SBS website plus a little bit of kudos!