Today we shop the world from home but often forget what’s right on our doorstep, the world of diverse shops, local products and services and those exciting home office entrepreneurs.localove gives every local enterprise (big, small, independent or chain) the stage to tell their story in a unique and personal way. It helps people discover what’s available and new around them – every moment of the day, helping everyone get the very best out of their local community.localove puts local people together. It is everyone’s local market.localove – a world of discoveryWith frequent updates, daily news and offers – and ‘just arrived’ posts, local businesses can connect to their communities - letting people discover all that’s new.localove – connecting businesses to shoppers locally We’re for human interaction and vibrant local communities – where hard working people fulfill their dreams and add value to local life, through real engagement with their community.
How it works:localove is constantly open.
For businesses - you’ll get a digital shop window and a launch pad to create and send your messages (‘posts’) to the market. We’ll equip you with tools and guidance on how to communicate via localove, build a lasting local brand and attract more business.
For shoppers – you’ll have access to everything that is going on around you, and trending. You’ll see posts of fresh news and ‘just arrived’ products, and you’ll meet the people that make it happen in your neighbourhood.
What is the “local market”?For a business the market is a circle of a 15 minute walk around your business. Whoever enters this ‘circle’ becomes a shopper in your market. For a shopper it is within a 15 minutes walk of either where you are standing, or of any area – in the world - you select.
localove is for everyone!Shop, business, office, sole trader, charity, activity or public service – everyone is welcome on localove.For local people or visitors – it’s the ideal way to discover what’s going on, and new around them.
Benefits for businesses- It takes 3 minutes to sign up, which gives you access to the entire neighbourhood.- Send posts at any time, schedule sending times or save them for future use- Participate in the daily local post popularity competition- Receive discrete feedback from customers and learn what you do well and how you can do even better- Receive personalised analytics on local interaction from your posts, and learn what locals love- Develop your communication capabilities by having access to inspirational examples and a ‘how to succeed’ guide- We’ll supply you with digital “I’m on localove” assets for your own social media channels and retail pos too.
Benefits for shoppers- Get access to everything that is new, and has just arrived!- Discover hidden gems, right under your nose- Help shape the local trading scene by voting for the posts that you like- Build a personalised hit list of posts which you can return to frequently- Follow the news from the people and shops you like - Send discrete feedback to traders in your neighbourhood, with a high chance they will listen- See what’s popular in the neighbourhood, and discover things you never knew about, or thought you’d like- Share posts with friends to make sure they don’t miss out!
Access businesses hidden away behind the shops - some you might not even have known existed; they are eager to meet you!
Features- The market goes where you go. The app will geolocate as you move to take the market with you- Local popularity competition. Every day the App runs a new popularity competition in the local market and presents it in the Trending chart- Immediate messaging system between the shopper and the trader to capture client feedback, requests and “pick up later” orders- “Popularity Tracker”. Daily and weekly analytics of your posts popularity compared to the previous period