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MERCHANTS: Member Benefits

Dec. 28, 2015

MERCHANTS: Member Benefits

GO LOCAL Business Member Benefits



1. License to use GO LOCAL shared branding (logos) throughout marketing and advertising channels. $10 million commercial media value established in Sonoma County. The number of times GO LOCAL logos and messages are viewed adds up to over 1.25 million impressions daily.

2. Access facts, studies and graphics relating to choosing Local First in Sonoma County to use in your marketing.

3. Business listing at online and mobile with overview, photos, videos, Facebook feed, map, recommendations, and Reward offer if applicable.

4. Your biz logo displayed as a featured member on every page of, for listings with the most # of recommendations.

5. Send us news, profiles, and other related content and get published as articles on and promoted via social media channels.

6. Stay on top of GO LOCAL news, events and opportunities with monthly e-newsletter.

7. Get promoted and engage in GO LOCAL's social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram.

8. Free GO LOCAL training sessions for staff to understand membership and communicate effectively with customers (upon request)

9. Receive and distribute copies of the GO LOCAL Pocket Guide, over 10,000 copies annually (upon request).

10. Submit your events to be listed on the GO LOCAL events pages online, and member events receive extra promotion via social media channels.

11. Attend, host, or be a featured business at monthly Refer Local meetings. Attend “How to Leverage Your GO LOCAL Membership” meetings.


12. Special members-only pricing in traditional and new media opportunities throughout year - print, radio, TV, and other.  Buy advertising that is less expensive in a shared branding format with other members—strength in numbers!


13. Offer a "show the card" reward, or offer a Reward to cardholders that's electronically processed at your POS. Installation, training, cards, support, and valuable marketing data on your rewards sales all come free with membership.

14. Upon request, free GO LOCAL Rewards Cards for all staff.


Members can download the Member Tools Checklist here to help take advantage of these benefits.

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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

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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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