For Businesses

GO LOCAL is a marketing organization for locally owned independent businesses and local organizations. Through shared branding, targeted media and a Rewards Program, GO LOCAL reaches exclusively local-loving consumers in Sonoma County - your customers.

GO LOCAL WAS LAUNCHED 12 YEARS AGO.
Since then, we’ve generated billions of gross media impressions throughout Sonoma County and the North Bay.

$5 BILLION IN BUYING POWER HARNESSED FOR GO LOCAL BUSINESSES
Approximately one-third of Sonoma County households pledge their support to GO LOCAL businesses and nonprofits.

Increase your sales, gain market share, and feel part of the local business community by being a GO LOCAL member.

 


MEMBER BENEFITS

  • SHARED BRANDING - License to use the logos.
  • BUSINESS LISTING at golocal.coop & in Pocket Guide 2x/year.
  • SOCIAL - Tie in to our popular social media channels.
  • MARKETING AND ADVERTISING SERVICES - Special pricing in traditional and new media. New in 2019: 1/3 of your membership can be applied to our advertising!
  • MARKETING CONSULTATION for your business.
  • PROMOTE events - Submit them to golocal.coop.
  • STORIES and PROFILES published on golocal.coop.
  • NETWORK - Attend monthly Refer Local meetings.
  • REWARDS CARD - Offer a "show the card" reward.
  • Get Local First training for all staff.

Participation benefits

Business FAQs

Business Member Testimonials

GO LOCAL program features and benefits 


WORK YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Once you're a member, increase your sales and feel part of the local business community by working your membership.

View or download a PDF of the Business Member Benefits list to help you get the most out of your membership. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


GO LOCAL MEDIA OFFERS

See our updated media offers as of Fall, 2020 and supercharge your GO LOCAL membership with this extensive but handy 4-page menu of marketing and media offerings.

CLICK on the image to the right to view these offers as a 4-page PDF.

VIEW our media offers online at golocal.coop/media, then use the form on that page and we'll contact you with more info and to reserve.

 

 

 

 

 


HOW TO USE GO LOCAL SHARED BRANDING

Watch this video and read more here to see and hear members describe the benefits they've received using GO LOCAL Shared Branding.

 

 

 


LET'S TALK

Want to speak with a GO LOCAL rep to learn more? 

Call us at 707-888-6105 ext. 2 to get started, or schedule a call at your convenience with this button:


 

SIGN UP NOW

 

Join ONLINE via PayPal:  click here.

Set up a user account, make your annual fee payment via PayPal, and then you’ll be redirected to your account page to create your online business listing.

Or join via PAPER APPLICATION AND CHECK: click here.

Download and print the PDF application, complete it and mail it in with your annual fee payment. 

There are tiers of business participation. You'll be asked to verify that your business meets our criteria.

  • Business is privately held (not publicly traded).
  • 50% or greater of the business owners live in Sonoma County.
  • Business corporate headquarters are in Sonoma County.
  • Business makes independent decisions regarding the name and look of the business, as well as all business purchasing practices and distribution.
  • Business pays all its own rent, marketing expenses and other expenses.

 


MORE INFO

Why GO LOCAL, you may ask? Read here about how locally owned, small businesses drive the Sonoma County economy.