4 Social is a service design to encourage consumers to shop (local) from social enterprises and ventures. We provide year-round activities, support campaigns, collaborative events, and resource-sharing tools to help social ventures grow their local market for impact and sustainability. Our goal is to make it easy for clients/customers to find authentic businesses committed to social and community impact.
HOW TO USE 4 SOCIAL LOCAL?
Step 1: Register your organization by completing the form.
You must submit basic information about your company and product using the “Submit” or “Post your Business” tab on the home page to register. We will review your submission and get in touch with you to begin the verification process.
Step 2: Select an administrator and/or lead contact.
4 Social will work with your representative to review the application. We encourage you to review the 4 Social Guideline in preparation
Step 3: Complete the detailed listing related to your selected membership
This step is important to your organization fully benefiting from your membership. There are benefits with the use of 4 Social services, so please make sure you have selected the correct associated membership .
Step 4: Maximize your membership and verification.
When you have completed the verification process, 4 Social team will send you the verification badges you are eligible to use on you website, on marketing and promotional material. We will also connect you with our marketing team, who will work with you to promote your products through social media and other marketing channels.
HOW TO USE 4 SOCIALLOCAL SERVICES?
HOW TO USE 4 SOCIAL VERIFIED?
Step 1: Improve your chances to stand out
Increase your activity and drive more revenue by boosting visibility of your brand and purpose to customers.
Step 2: Build Trust between your brand and customers
Get showcased to customers who search within specific neighborhoods and categories.
Step 3: Optimize Listing and Verification
Maximize your membership using the discount and coupon program to support your mission and funding raising campaigns
Step 4: Enhance Campaign and Promotional Initiatives
Utilize 4 Social Verified badge to reinforce your business brand and purpose on multiple channels
COMMUNICATE YOUR SOCIAL MESSAGE AND IMPACT WITH 4 SOCIAL LOCAL
The social enterprise delivers more than commercial value. It is the additional social value that often captures the attention of the public. The commitment to community and social value is not easily communicated to consumers or the community at large.