FAQS

Businesses
How can #HintonFirst help my business?
 
What can my business do to further #HintonFirst?
 
What makes #HintonFirst different from the other shop local movements that have came over the years?
 
How can I help others get involved with #HintonFirst?
 
Does #HintonFirst support chains, franchises, and co-ops?
 
What sort of effect can I expect from #HintonFirst?
 
Residents
Does this mean I need to make all my purchases in Hinton?
 
What I need isn’t currently available at a Hinton business. Can I still support #HintonFirst?
 
Why is thinking locally such an issue?
 
Aside from businesses, how does the community benefit from #HintonFirst?
 
What does the phrase “vote with dollars” mean?
 
What does this have to do with taxes?
 
Visitors
What role can tourists play in #HintonFirst?
 
How does a visitor benefit from making purchases in Hinton?
 
Why does buying locally matter?
 
Does supporting #HintonFirst work against supporting similar movements in my hometown?
 
How do I work to further these ideas in my community?
 
What resources are available so I can be aware of local businesses to support?
 
General
What is #HintonFirst?
 
What is the goal of #HintonFirst?
 
What is a localist?
 
Are there rewards or prizes for taking part?
 
What makes #HintonFirst different from other shop local movements?