Shoutouts

Invest in Your Community Initiative

Supporting worthy causes in the Scottish Borders by promoting business

Worthy Cause

BENEFITS
  • Much needed funds
  • Borders.co.uk Platinum Membership
  • Increased Public Awareness of your Worthy Cause

Your Business

BENEFITS
  • Fantastic local publicity for your support
  • PLUS Borders.co.uk Platinum Membership ............
  • Your Borders.co.uk Profile Page telling everyone what your Business is all about and linking everyone up with your own website/social media
  • Put your feet up! Your Profile Page will be regularly shared to our Social Media AUTOMATICALLY (so do a really great job of it! ;-)
  • Shoutout! A daily advertising facility for your business with a 15,000+ following across 4 different platforms
  • Schedule your adverts to go live to our Home Page and Social Media whenever you want!
  • Your Profile Page URL ...... borders.co.uk/ listing/yourbusinessname could actually in effect act as your website if you happened to be a small business currently without a web presence (whilst complimenting/linking the public up with those businesses who do)
  • Let the Borders Public know your up to date opening hours on your Profile Page
1

Request

Step 1
Local 'Worthy Cause' contacts Borders.co.uk.
2

Approve

Step 2
If we consider this something we would like to support, a unique coupon code will be created and issued for an agreed period (usually 1-2 months). Launch of worthy cause appeal will be publicised by Borders.co.uk.
3

Sponsor by Subscribing

Step 3
During the agreed period, any business who signs up for a £195 Annual Borders.co.uk Platinum Membership, using the coupon code provided for that Worthy Cause, is in effect directly contributing £100 of their subscription to that Worthy Cause.
4

Award

Step 4
After the agreed period is over (plus 30 day cooling off period to allow for any cancellations), Borders.co.uk will pay £100 for EACH Annual sign-up that used the Worthy Cause's unique coupon code. For example, if 10 businesses sign-up as platinum members, the worthy cause will receive £1,000.
5

Publicity

Step 5
A photograph will be taken with a Borders.co.uk big cheque, being accepted by a representative(s) of the worthy cause and where possible representative(s) of the contributing businesses. We will of course promote successful appeals to the max.

To summarise

Borders.co.uk will pay £100 out of 1st year’s subscription to worthy cause where their code has been used.  Annual Platinum Members will be sent a reminder to their registered email address 30 days before their subscription renews (the facility to manage subscriptions are included within all accounts).

(“Worthy Cause” could be classified as Club, Community Group, misc Non-Profit Organisation, Charity/Fund Raising cause.

This list is not necessarily exhaustive, but must be local to The Scottish Borders.)

Do you own a Scottish Borders business?

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