Making the most of your membership

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Making the most of your Buy Local membership

There are loads of benefits of being a member of Buy Local Norfolk, but some of them require a bit of action on your part. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your membership:

Complete your online profile

Use this form to complete your online profile. This will create your business page within our online directory, and also our printed directory – over 10,000 copies are printed and distributed twice a year.

Make sure you fill in as many details as possible. Why not upload some photos to really give your profile a boost?

Come along to our free networking meetings

Our informal networking meetings are a relaxed way to meet other members and like-minded local business owners who can relate to you and your business. A problem shared…!

Meetings are monthly and move around the county, so there’s bound to be one near you in the near future.

Connect with us on social media

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and join the conversation with us, and with all the other members. We’re happy to share your news to all our followers too, helping to raise your profile.

Don’t forget: include #buylocalnorfolk in your Tweet and we will automatically Retweet it to our followers!

Write a blog post

Why not write a blog post or article for us to publish on this website? It’s a great opportunity to tell our visitors about what you do, and we’ll share it via our social media channels. You can also benefit from a quality inbound link to your website.

Take a stand at one of our events

Where else can you get a space in The Forum in Norwich for just £45?

As a member, there’ll be several great value opportunities throughout the year for you to showcase your business.

Support us at an event

Buy Local Norfolk is represented as lots of events throughout the year. Why not volunteer to man the stand at one of these events? It’s a great opportunity to meet people, and as a thank you for representing Buy Local Norfolk, you’ll also be able to share information about your business with visitors at the event, completely free of charge. And the events we attend are usually great fun too!

Display your Buy Local Norfolk certificate and sticker, and hand out some directories

By displaying your affiliation with Buy Local Norfolk, you are marking yourself as a proud, Norfolk business. The Buy Local brand is well-known across the county and you can benefit from that brand association. If you can display some of our directories so your customers can take one away with them, you’re helping to support and promote all our members, as well as the Buy Local ethos.

Need any further help?

We’re here to help if you need us.

Logos

Once you have received your Buy Local Norfolk Accreditation we’d like you to display our logo with pride, here are a few different versions for you to chose from:

Low resolution jpeg

Suitable for web use. Why not add this to your website?

High resolution jpeg

Suitable for print use. Why not add this to your letterheads, business cards etc.

High resolution png

Suitable for print use. Transparent background.

Vector PDF

Suitable for large format printing.

Email footer

Show that you support local businesses by adding one of these banners to your email signature.

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