Think locally

Businesses

See how Think Locally can help build your business and connect directly with Think Locally users

Like lots of people we were worried about the sheer number of independents disappearing from our local communities, so we decided to try and make a difference. We asked ourselves, what is the real cost of convenience – if we lose our ‘Indies’ then surely we lose so much of what makes our local communities unique?

We wanted to encourage people to champion their own Indies – to spread the word about how good they are, to talk about their experiences, to get more people through local doors.

We believe…

Supporters

Over the years, Think Locally has gained the support and endorsement from many well-known personalities to help raise awareness for what we are doing to preserve the character of our local communities.

Our supporters include:

Think Locally Books

Since 2007 our Independents’ Day books have celebrated local independents. Presenting them together is our way of showing people all the choices they have locally. Each book is hand-crafted with beautiful design and engaging photography with the words provided by the businesses

Every Independents’ Day is designed to inspire and indulge the reader with a wonderful world of unique local choices.

Distribution

 We will distribute Independents’ Day across the entire local area, to:

Photography

Photography is a very important aspect of the Independents’ Day books. If you already have high quality high resolution images we will happily use them in your design. If not, we can send a trusted local professional photographer to get the shots needed for just £25 plus vat for exclusive use in the book and the App.

And if you would like to buy the images royalty free to use for other things, such as your website or other promotional material, you can do so for only £50 plus vat!

Design

You can trust us with the creation of your advertisement. We will study your website and photos to create a beautiful layout for your business, one that fits perfectly into the book. Before the book goes to print you will get a proof to make sure that we have all of your details correct. We can make one set of minor changes before we will sign off the design together.

Find Locally Mobile App

To complement our Independents’ Day books which are designed to inspire and indulge the reader with a wonderful world of unique local independents, we can now offer you free entry on our dedicated ‘Find Locally’ App.

What will be featured on the Find Locally App?

When signing up to become a member of Think Locally, you’ll automatically join the Find Locally App which is available free to both advertisers and users. Each independent business will be pinpointed on an individual town street map and will be linked to a home page which features up to date images of your business and text – both of which will be obtained from the Think Locally book.

Your dedicated page on the App will display a full description, images, contact details (phone and email) links to your business’s other digital assets such as website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Finally, your entry will also feature any offers or promotional material you may require.

How will it work?

The home screen of the App displays all businesses by distance from the user’s current location. Users can then filter these results by an appropriate market category eg Health and Beauty or Homes and Interiors or Ladies Fashion. By clicking a business name, the user can then see more information, including the full description, images and contact details, along with a location map.

The App can be downloaded simply by using the QR code or going to your App Store and searching on ‘FindLocally’. The App is available free and once downloaded will appear on your screen automatically.

As soon as we have your photography, text and digital assets, we can upload your business to the App within 24 hours and regularly update your entry.

Option 1 – The Single Page, Plus App

To introduce your business with a nice selection of images, adding some of the unique personality of your business within the copy.

This option includes:

  • Design Services
  • eBook inclusion
  • App Inclusion
  • 20 free copies of the Independents’ Day book.

Your single page includes:

  • Up to 5 different images
  • A logo and up to 75 words of copy
  • Contact details for your business

Your App Includes:

  • 3 different Images
  • 75 words of copy
  • Links to all your digital assets

From only £274 plus vat!

Early decision price – tell us when we come back and see you. £274 without photography / £299 with photography included.

Option 2 – The Double Page, Plus App

To fully engage the reader, with plenty of room for really selling your business with more words and pictures. An exclusive space.

This option includes:

  • Design Services
  • eBook inclusion
  • App Inclusion
  • 40 free copies of the Independents’ Day book.

Your double page spread includes:

  • Up to 8 different images
  • A logo and up to 150 words of copy
  • Contact details for your business

Your App Includes:

  • 3 different Images
  • 75 words of copy
  • Links to all your digital assets

From only £399 plus vat!

Early decision price – tell us when we come back and see you. £399 without photography / £424 with photography included.

If you would like to know more, please call us today on 01285 885 299 or email hello@thinklocally.co.uk.