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Exclusive Deal For Local Indie Businesses

Localista Media has coordinated with to offer the exclusive “Certified Locally Owned” accreditation package for just $129 and $24 per year for life!

That’s a $1000 discount for the first year alone! only certifies independent and locally owned businesses, sorry no national chains, big-box stores or multi-state franchises.

How It Works

In order to become certified, a business must meet the following criteria:

  • Privately owned or owned by employees, the community, or an area cooperative.
  • Majority of owners live in the same community or county in which the business is based.
  • Local owners have decision-making authority at all levels with no conditions dictated remotely.
  • Has no affiliation with out of state headquarters or corporate office.
  • Uniquely branded and not part of a regionally or nationally recognized brand name.
  • Truly local and has a limited number of locations or outlets located within the same state as headquarters or business registration.
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Exclusive Deal For Local Indie Businesses

“We believe in supporting local businesses. Getting our business certified through helps us stand out in our community and reinforces the importance of buying local.” — Tammy & Mark Lipps, The Ripe Choice Catering, Manhattan Beach, CA

Membership Benefits

Once you qualify, your application is submitted for membership. Membership benefits include:

  • Business certification
  • Certificate of distinction, window cling, marketing badges (includes interactive QR code & statistics)
  • Business profile at city page
  • Post offers to your ShopLocal profile online
  • Social Media Promotion to Facebook/Twitter combined 11,000+ fans
  • Advertising and promotion to our ShopLocal subscribers
  • Ribbon Cutting Event Package (10 ft ribbon & guide to hosting/getting media attention)
  • Press release about your business
  • Access to online Business-Building Workshops and resources
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Exclusive Deal For Local Indie Businesses

“You provide a wonderful service for those of us who are marketing challenged.” — Kris Lauritson, Managing Partner, CMS Water Works, Hermosa Beach, CA

The total package, including bonuses is worth $3,255.00, but your exclusive Certified Locally Owned membership is only $39.95 per month plus a one-time only $449 application fee!

Our NO RISK Guarantee!

If for any reason your business does not qualify for the Certified Locally Owned program, you will receive a 100% refund.

Why Wait For More Customers?

Become Certified Locally owned today and start attracting more customers to your business. Just click below to get started.

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Exclusive Deal For Local Indie Businesses

“It’s important for people to know that we have roots in the community, that we’re locals and know our customers by name. We support Certified Locally Owned.”– Jonathan Smith, Golf Dimensions, North Myrtle Beach, SC

Awesome. This truly a great opportunity to announce your independence and have an amazing event at your location. Giant scissors is a $20 upgrade so the total will be $149 or you can choose The Basic Package for just $129 plus the $24 per year for your listing.
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