Start Your Local Business

  • Do you want to be your own boss?
  • Do you love where you live, and want to help promote the best bits?
  • Do you enjoy finding out what’s going on?
  • Do you have skills and experience that you’d like to use to run your own business? (eg: social media, sales, admin, communication, marketing, customer service?
  • Do you love meeting people?


Great, you’re exactly the type of person that could successfully run your own Promoting Local business, and I’d love to help you! Running a Promoting Local area can be done around family commitments, and you can use your skills to help promote your area whilst running your business – flexibly, and to suit you.


What does running a Promoting Local franchise involve?

  • Getting to know what events are happening across your area, and promoting these on your own website, social media channels and mobile app
  • Raising awareness of local businesses through promoting them on your own online Business Directory, social media and mobile app
  • Supporting local charities and community groups – this could be with stories and blogs on the website, social media sharing or working with some of them to really help them grow and help the people they were set up to do
  • Sharing positive stories and achievements via the blog and social media channels
  • Having Facebook networking groups to help local small businesses to learn, motivate, support and grow together (a Local Women in Business group and a Small Business Group is best)
  • Run local networking groups for women in business and small businesses across your area                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              There are also lots of other ideas for you to promote your area, depending on your skills and experience.  Running a Promoting Local franchise will enable you to be networking with others that could help you earn additional income, and promote your business at the same time. 
  • Run local business networking groups, using the Facebook groups for local women in business as well as small businesses to engage and have your audience
  • Social media management for local businesses, where you manage their social media channels to save them time but continue to raise awareness of their business
  • Support local businesses with marketing, administration tasks or other services – virtual assistant
  • Start your own Promoting Local podcast
  • Create your own area magazine (online or print)

How much does a Promoting Local franchise cost?

The cost of setting up your own business is £3999, and then £200 per month thereafter.

The monthly cost covers all website and mobile app updates, hosting, ongoing support and training, ongoing marketing in your area, any generic digital and offline marketing tools.

What’s included in the startup cost?

  • Your own website for your area
  • Your own mobile app for your area
  • Email and social media channels set up
  • Logo design, and general marketing materials created (digital and offline)
  • Training on updating the website and mobile app
  • Workshops and Helpful Guides on organising and getting the most out of your business
  • Leaflets and business cards to get you started
  • Branded t-shirt to help promote your area as you go out and about
  • Accounting and finance workshop – essential if you’ve never run your own business, but the basic’s aren’t that difficult to master!
  • Social media essentials workshop if needed, to make sure you make the best of the tools available to you
  • Online digital adverts prior to launch
  • Minimum term of 2 years, with exclusive territory
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Want to become a Master Licensee?

Why not run a larger area and help others start their own business?

You can have a county territory, support others in their own startup and help your area grow – AND earn an ongoing commission for everyone you introduce and then goes on to start their own Promoting Local business.

Please get in touch with us to learn more

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