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MERCHANTS: Independents Month July 2017

May 6, 2017

MERCHANTS: Independents Month July 2017

July is Independents Month.

Join with communities across the nation and celebrate the freedoms and opportunities independent businesses provide.  Here in Sonoma County, we're asking all residents and visitors to support our independent businesses throughout July.


Now in its fifth year for Independents Month 2017, GO LOCAL offers two ways for members to participate:

  • A special media package to boost your reach in July. A multimedia presence with other members around the GO LOCAL brand concentrates the promotional value for each participant (see bottom of page)
  • Marketing assets free for all members to use, designed by Zack Darling Creative Associates (ZDCA) to let their red, white and blue really fly.


Free Member Branding Materials

New 2017 Marketing Kit for Download 

Download the Independents Month digital assets bundle (all-in-one zipped folder) by clicking here.

Place the logo in all your digital marketing.

Logos, badges, FB post and cover images

Place on your website, in email newsletters and in email signatures

300 x 250 banner sizes for websites or blogs.

Small png for email newsletters and signatures.

Facebook Cover Image - use it on your page in July to show your spirit.

It's already the right size and ready to upload to Facebook.

Make a huge impact by placing this cover image on your Facebook page.  Imagine all GO LOCAL member Facebook pages with this image—it will make an incredible impact.




Slogans, taglines and snippets to use freely

Local Independent Businesses: Create more local jobs • Give more to local non-profits • Know our local tastes and preferences • Keep more money in the local community

Catch the 4th of July Spirit by supporting your local Independents.

Celebrate your Local Independents!

Try out a new Independent Business in July, and help them sparkle and shine!

And use these stories/links for your posts and newsletters: 

Link to public page:



Share a video - choose from two versions of the same message.

Share it with this link:



Download the flyer to the right as a PDF here.

Sign up for our customizable media package - includes digital, print, radio, outdoor banners. We price all media competitvely with our co-op marketing advantage. 

Contact GO LOCAL at 888-6105 for more info:

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It's time to GO LOCAL!

Get a free card today for exclusive rewards at local merchants.

Ready to Go?

Use our Sonoma County map to find GO LOCAL merchants!

Discover hundreds of locally owned merchants in your own backyard. Keep your rewards card on hand and ask folks: Are you GO LOCAL?

Try it now!


2018 Top Sponsors

Clover Stornetta Farms Exchange Bank Oliver's Markets Oilstop Western Farm Center Redwood Credit Union Sonoma Media Group, LLC Community First Credit Union

Most Recommended GO LOCAL Merchants

Being a GO LOCAL merchant can help your business.

GO LOCAL is a marketing network for locally owned independent businesses.
Members work together using a shared brand and Rewards Card to increase sales. Learn more.

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