You realize you work local when each of these points somehow settles in and brings back fond customer memories. When you know your customers on a personal level Every recurring person, you know their names and how their new pet is doing on his medication. 2. When everyone and no one knows where you work at You know where you work and what you do, but your out of town family still nods their head and gives a blank smile when you say where you work. 3. When your out of town family doesn’t know what you do Forget knowing where you work, they don’t even know what you do at your work. 4. When your local when you have the name of the city in your business name Are you..