Co-Op Social Media Ads

 It’s hard to reach a large audience alone on your Facebook page! That’s where Shop Local comes in!
We offer a community media network, similar to a Newspaper, Radio or TV station, but our “channels” are shared…. meaning ads are a fraction of the cost of these traditional advertising medias.


+ Our Shop Local channels reach THOUSANDS!
+ Fraction of the cost of traditional advertising!
+ We can help recommend your business.
+ Keep your name out there on a consistent & frequent basis.
+ Helps with website traffic and Local SEO.
+ Social Media advertising reaches 43% more than TV or Radio!

+ Social Media is the NEW Word of Mouth.
+ 78% of people trust recommendations vs 14% trust ads.

+ Social Media can be more effective than any other media!

Association Shared Social Media Ads          $35

Each participating business can showcase their business with their Association branding! You provide the picture of your business, product, service, sale, or business family and the text. Unlimited amount of businesses can participate.

Your shared ad will be placed on your community Shop Local channels including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google and Linked In.

Association Shared Video          $35

Here’s your chance to be part of a video about your community! Because it’s a shared video, the cost is also shared. Only $35 for your business to be in it! All we need is a picture or a short (up to 10 seconds) video clip of your business, product or service! Space is limited to 10 businesses per video.

This video will be broadcast on all community Shop Local Channels including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Influencer Social Media Share Package         $95/mo

Reach More Customers With Influencer Marketing!
Let Shop Local, a community influencer, sell your business, product or service for you!

+1 Post Share per week (choose between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn)
+ We spend $$ to boost your ads. *We encourage you to add a budget for boosting to reach more potential & repeat customers!
+ Shop Local Mobile App Listing is included.
+ Coupon/ Special/ Discount included in App and in promotions.

** November Special **
Included is a Giveaway Promo (Value of $200!!)
You pledge 2 Gift Certificates or Items to giveaway (and the winners pick them up at your location).



10 DIY Ads          $75/mo  $55/mo

Where else can you get 10 Ads and reach thousands for less than $2 per day! Plug into a large local audience to make sure people know about your business! Advertising is about keeping your name out there on a consistent & frequent basis. Save money with DIY (Do It Yourself) Ads and we help broadcast your message.

You provide the ad content: pictures and text. All ads can be the same across the media channels or switch it up to appeal to each media’s audience. (For example, an ad for Instagram should be visually engaging.) Your ads will be broadcast on all community Shop Local Channels including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Google and LinkedIn.

+10 Ads spread across SL Channels
+ Include your website or facebook links for traffic & SEO
+ Promote a new product, service or event
+ $5 is used to boost your ads. *We encourage you to add a budget for boosting.

10 RECOMMENDED Ads          $125/mo

Don’t have time to DIY? Let us help by creating the content and taking pictures/videos for you!

Plus, statistics show that 14% of people trust advertising, while 78% trust recommendations. Let us tell the stories, highlight or review your products/services and recommend your business!

+ $5-20 is used to boost your ads. *We encourage you to add a budget for boosting to reach more potential & repeat customers!
+ Local SEO, or Search Engine Optimization (links & keywords).

Your ads will be broadcast on all community Shop Local Channels including, but not limited to: FB, TW, INST, PIN, G+, and LI. (You will see 2 ads per channel a month with this package.)

ADD ON: Monthly Video:  We can also take your ads and create a story with video monthly. This can be extremely helpful in your marketing efforts since stats show adults now watch over 1 hour of videos each and every day! Add this for only $50/mo.

Want more ads? We offer 20 Ads for $195/mo or 40 Ads for $345/mo!

Business of the Month          $400

Picture your business on the front cover of a magazine… that’s the idea of what we do, but instead, on the cover of the Shop Local Channels.  We want to show, as a community, of how proud we are of your business!

+ Business Ad Featured on the Front page of the Website
+ Article on your business featured on the Local Stories Blog
+ The article is shared on our Shop Local Channels
+ Press Release of Article and/or Business of the Month Feature
+ Weekly Giveaways help to reach a HUGE local audience (EXAMPLE PICTURED BELOW)
1,600 shares and 51,000 views (past results, not guaranteed for every giveaway)
+ Giveaway & Ads are “boosted” across the SL Channels.
+ 10-20 Ads across the Shop Local Channels!

** Sign up for a year of Recommended Ads and you’ll be featured as a Business of the Month for FREE!

Article & Press Release          $145

Would you like to see your business featured in a published article? We can craft your story and publish it on the Local Stories Blog.

One of the major benefits of an online article is ongoing SEO – Search Engine Optimization!

We also will share this article on up to 5 Shop Local Channels to help your story reach a larger local audience. These channels include: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn and Google.

The Article is then sent as a Press Release to other local medias and online/national medias!

Blog/Article Ads          $50/mo

Want to have a cost effective way for your business to get in-front of a local audience? We’re very active in the community, very often online, interact daily with our fans/followers, post regularly on our blogs, and have a very interactive audience!
We reach over 140,000 fans/followers in Wisconsin (can be broken down by media & community).

+ Ad in Local Stories Blog sidebar (SEE EXAMPLE)
+ 1 retweet or tweet shoutout
+ 1 Instagram shoutout
+ 1 Facebook shoutout with link
+ 1 pin to Pinterest board
+ Included in a monthly blog post with link



Part of these co-operative advertising packages rely on you. This is a shared marketing effort and need you to provide the data/content for us to be able to create the ads. The more effort you put into this community marketing platform the more you will get out of it!

Thank you and best wishes for your success!

Social Media Management

Need help managing your own social media pages?
We can take social media off your daily “to-do” list so you can focus on doing what you do best – growing your business!


As a small business owner, you have about a million things to do every day, but posting to your social media pages doesn’t have to be one of them. It’s not easy to keep up with it all!

That’s where we come in. Shop Local offers social media content management to help busy entrepreneurs like you maintain a solid presence on social media, so that when your customers and potential customers go looking for you, you’re there.