Initial Franchise Fee $10,000
Number of units 100
Investment Level $10,001 ~ $25,000
Franchising Since 2008

Be a Local Hero!

Own/operate a Shop Local website, helping local independent businesses compete online.


The steady migration of consumers to online shopping, whether it’s actually to make purchases or even just to discover where to find products and services, has increasingly threatened local independent businesses who lack the resources to compete on the internet against big corporate chains and web-based giants. The pandemic has accelerated the consumer trend, and exaggerated the gap between big, powerful companies and local businesses. Since 2008, has offered a platform of powerful marketing tools to those local businesses on destination Shop Local websites, helping them be competitive by leveraging strength in numbers. Local businesses need us now more than ever before.

. Franchise


We’re looking for community-minded local entrepreneurs with a sales-oriented drive and attitude to be the Shop Local heroes in their communities. Under license, you’ll own and operate a Shop Local website, consulting and selling to small businesses, developing partnerships with community and business organizations, and championing Shop Local where you live.

  • Control your schedule and achieve true work-life balance
  • Determine your own income – get out what you put in
  • Work from home – no overhead except your own car and mobile internet service
  • Initial and ongoing training and support, sales coaching and market-building advice
  • Build a business with a social value and give meaning to your work

. Franchise Opportunity


Launching a market is fast and straightforward. While you should be comfortable as an internet user, you don’t have to be a technology or internet expert - we provide you with all the tools you need to succeed, including:

  • Live and interactive online webinar launch training: three 2-hour sessions scheduled at your convenience, covering product, sales process, and campaign building
  • 16 Weekly scheduled coaching calls using a coach and a shared success guide document to build your market, your momentum and your early sales
  • Ongoing coaching and support upon request or as needed
  • Robust customer and prospect management system that’s easy to use
  • Private online licensee network for sharing ideas, and success stories and offering mutual support
  • Library of social media posters you can draw on to build your promotional campaign
  • …and, of course, a spectacular product offering you will be proud to bring to your local businesses

. Franchisees


License fees start at $10,000 and vary according to market size.


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