Missoula businesses gear up for Small Business Saturday

Montana-based Credit Union offers bonuses for shopping at locally-owned businesses with the Buzz Points program on Small Business Saturday weekend.

Local Credit Union Helps Small Businesses Grow with Buzz Points
ABC North Central Wisconsin

Locally owned businesses in Central Wisconsin are getting a boost thanks to the Buzz Points "bank local, buy local" rewards program.

Buzz Points Makes Big Impact on Communities
ABC Toledo

Buzz Points benefits entire communities through a bank local, buy local, redeem local rewards model.

Rewards Program Encourages to Shop Local
NBC Montana

A new rewards program launched this week in Missoula and it's the first kind in the state.

Study: Community Financial Institutions Can Achieve 139 Percent ROI in Three Years with Buzz Points
PR Newswire

Buzz Points, the Austin-based rewards and marketing platform, today announced the results of "The Total Economic ImpactTM of Buzz Points®," a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Buzz Points.

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Card-Linked Rewards Give Banks a Competitive Edge
ABA Banking Journal

Rewards are a "top want" for consumers. Franklin Savings Bank (Franklin, N.H.) partnered with Buzz Points to reward and engage customers and their local community.

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Buzz Points Joins the Symitar Vendor Integration Program
Buzz Points

Buzz Points has joined the Symitar Vendor Integration Program (VIP), enabling Buzz Points to better partner with credit unions running Symitar's Episys core platform.

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Rewards Program Creates a 'Buzz' Locally
Credit Union Magazine

Credit unions partnering with Buzz Points and offering a local rewards program, can seize on the "buy local" theme to extend their brand within the community.

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CUSO Launches New Partnership to Create a Buzz for its Owners
CU Insight

By combining Buzz Points' community-focused rewards and marketing platform with Xtend's successful member awareness strategies, both companies believe that this partnership will create new opportunity for the CUSO's mid-market client base.

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CU's Rewards Program is Helping to Boost Non-Interest Income and Consolidate Accounts
Siefer Report

UMassFive College Federal Credit Union (Northhampton, Mass.) partnered with Buzz Points 18 months ago and is "seeing the fruits of the affiliation."

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Study Finds Fallacies Hold Back Adoption of Debit Rewards Programs
Credit Union Journal

Buzz Points recently participated in a perception and awareness survey with CUNA Strategic Services and uncovered a number of "misconceptions regarding debit reward programs."

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6 Winning Credit Union Payment Strategies
Credit Union Times

Experts weighed in on the payment products, services, and processes they thought credit unions need to stay relevant. See where rewards programs rank.

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Credit union enters loyalty awards game
El Paso Times

A community credit union has started a loyalty shopping program, aimed at boosting local merchants by giving consumers rewards for using debit cards.

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Shop local program expands in Michigan City

A second credit union in Michigan City is offering a reward program to encourage people to shop local.

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Credit union offering shop local loyalty program
Kokomo Perspective

A credit union in Indiana is now offering the Buzz Points shop local loyalty and reward program.

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Community bank selects Buzz Points to offer reward program
Hico News Review

A community bank located throughout Central Texas will now offer the Buzz Points shop local loyalty and rewards program to its customers.

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Kent's Market Joins Buzz Points Preferred Local Business Network
Utah Business Magazine

An independently owned grocery chain with four locations throughout north-central Utah has joined the Buzz Points shop local loyalty and rewards program.

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Bank's Rewards Program Creates 'Buzz' for Local Businesses
The Laconia Daily Sun

A community bank in New Hampshire introduces a rewards program designed to strengthen the regional economy by encouraging cardholders to shop local, while providing business owners with expanded marketing opportunities.

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Program Encourages Customers to Patronize Local Business
The Morning Call

Using the Buzz Points program, cardholders are rewarded with 4x the redeemable points for shopping locally than at national chains.

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Bank Seeks Increased Customer Loyalty Through New Program

A community bank recently launched a new loyalty program that supports local businesses by incentivizing cardholders to shop locally.

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Buzz Points Helps Small Businesses Build Customer Loyalty

Buzz Points has launched a new mobile app that lets Buzz Points users purchase, manage, and redeem local points and offers from their mobile devices.

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Businesses Drum Up Support for Shopping Local
Madison Magazine

Supporting hometown businesses just seems to be a part of Madison‘s identity. But the shop-local movement is growing up.

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Buzz Points Seeks More Bank Partners for Debit Rewards Program
American Banker

Loyalty vendor Buzz Points has armed itself with $19 million in fresh capital in hopes of capitalizing on small banks‘ growing desire to expand their debit rewards programs.

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Buzz Boosts Its Mobile Capabilities to Entice Local Merchants

The “buy local” Buzz Points loyalty program is adding mobile marketing technology to increase payments volume for non-chain merchants.

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Buzz Points Raises $19M at $65M Valuation, With Help From Discover
Wall Street Journal

Discover Financial Services is backing loyalty rewards startup Buzz Points Inc. as it enters new geographic markets across the country.

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