OurCommunity Store is an innovative online marketplace designed to support and uplift local communities by promoting and selling a diverse range of products and services that are considerate to people, planet and pocket.
Our platform serves as a powerful tool for community organisations, including schools, charities, sports clubs, and places of worship, enabling them to raise funds for their causes while simultaneously providing a unique shopping experience for customers where 50% of the profits go back into communities.
Win a Hamper Competition
For every OurCommunity Store we set up, we offer a Hamper stocked with our incredible products as a first 100 buyers competition
Leverage Social Media
Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn offer a great opportunity to promote the charity's new online store. The charity can create a post or a series of posts to showcase their products, promote discounts, and encourage followers to visit the store.
Send newsletters to your subscribers or email lists promoting your new online store. You can also offer incentives such as prize draws including a hamper to encourage subscribers to make a purchase.
Reach out to community organisations
Contact local community organisations such as schools, churches, or non-profit groups and ask them to help promote your new online store.
Participate in local events
Take part in local events such as fairs or markets to showcase your products and promote your new online store. Hand out flyers or business cards with your store's URL and encourage attendees to visit your store.
Create partnerships with local businesses
Partner with local businesses, such as coffee shops or restaurants, to promote your new online store. Offer to provide flyers or coupons for the business to distribute to its customers in exchange for promoting your store.
Organise a fundraising event
Plan a fun event like a talent show or quiz night, and promote the OurCommunity Store during the event. Encourage attendees to visit the site and make purchases to support the cause.
Feature your OurCommunity Store in the school's newsletter, sharing information about how purchasing from the site benefits the School and local causes.
Social media campaigns
Encourage students, parents, and staff to share information about the OurCommunity Store on their social media platforms to increase awareness.
Collaborate with schools to offer educational workshops or seminars about the importance of supporting local charities and how the OurCommunity Store can help.
Promote your store through social media
Share updates about your new online store on your sports club's social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use eye-catching visuals, share images of your products and merchandise, and include links to your store.
Send an email to members
Send an email to your sports club's members to announce the launch of your new online store. Offer members exclusive discounts or early access to your store as an incentive to visit and shop.
Offer discounts on game days
If your sports club has a physical presence, offer discounts on merchandise and products sold in-store during game days. Encourage fans to visit your online store by providing flyers or business cards with your store's URL.
Host a giveaway
Host a giveaway on your sports club's social media accounts to promote your new online store. Encourage fans to share your post, follow your account, and tag friends for a chance to win free merchandise or products from your store.
Players and Supporters
Get players and supporters to review the products and post on social media letting fans. know they can buy through your new online store and help the fund raise funds
Places of Worship
Include a link to the store on the website:
Add a link to your new online store on your place of worship's website, making it easily accessible to visitors and members. You can also include a banner or announcement on the homepage of your website to promote the store's launch.
Share the store on social
media: Share updates about your new online store on your place of worship's social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use relevant hashtags, share images of your products, and include links to your store.
Send an email to your mailing list:
Send an email to your mailing list to announce the launch of your new online store. Offer an exclusive discount or coupon code to encourage members to visit and shop.
Host a launch event:
Host a launch event, such as an open house, to showcase your products and merchandise available in the online store. Encourage attendees to visit the store and make a purchase by offering an exclusive discount or free gift.
OurCommunity Store is here to Support
Every step of the way
We are committed to supporting you in promoting the new online store within your community. To help you achieve success, we will provide you with all the necessary tools, assets, brand guidelines, and product information that you need. Our goal is to make it easy for you to engage your community with effective promotional materials that resonate with and generate interest in your new online store. Thank you for your support in helping us make this launch a success in your community!
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