Social Venture Support
4 SocialLocal is a search and discovery service which provides verification and promotion solutions to support the marketing challenges faced by social ventures and enterprises. 4 SocialLocal services enables social ventures and enterprises to distinguish themselves from other businesses and engage customers. 4 SocialLocal helps people find social businesses, brands and charities they can trust and, that demonstrate the significance and impact of being a social venture.
The 4 Social Verified is a verification service to help consumer identify and differentiate social ventures and enterprises from other business. 4 Social Verified helps social ventures communicate the social and community impact of their activities. It is to be used by social ventures to informed customers they are authentic and transparent as a social venture and have gone through the process to be verified by 4 Social. The 4 Social Verified seal can be used by members on marketing initiatives and promotional materials.
The 4 SocialLocal directory is a search and discover service design to help consumers identify businesses with a social purpose. There are year-round activities and resource sharing tools to help social ventures engage customers and grow their market locally. Our goal is to make it simple for customers to find authentic business committed to social impact, and that are doing amazing things everyday in the community.
Business and Organizations doing great things is not new, however businesses created to “Do Good” are an evolving trend. As social enterprises, social entrepreneurs, and social initiatives reshapes the business message and experience with consumers, all too often the message can get lost due to the challenge in differentiating social and community impact from other marketing initiatives.
We are created from the ground up to help you rise above the noise and confusion.
It starts off with what differentiates your social venture from traditional business. We work with you help customers identify your brand and organizations based on the value and impact you create in doing business…People, Purpose & Planet
It’s totally up to you. You can work as much as you want. 4 Social is both a verification program as well as a promotion service.
It’s free to join 4 Social. However, there is a cost to become a verified member. All 4 Social Verified members must go through the verification and authentication process.
It’s very flexible. You need to put in some time and effort in the beginning to learn the directory and related services. Then based on your goals, you can decide for yourself what amount of work you want to do.
The authentication and application process follow a few simple steps to ensure. Once you register to be a 4 Social Verified organization, we’ll contact you to arrange a telephone appointment to discuss your organization, the qualifying requirements for verification, and to answer any questions you may have about the 4 Social Verified program.
During the authentication and interview process, we will review your information, may request additional documentation and gather information to check for accuracy.
You will be asked to confirm the information documented and gathered as part of the process and agreement.
It’s free to join 4 SocialLocal.com. However, there is a cost to become a verified member and to go through the authentication process. The membership prices posted on the site includes both 4 Social Verified programs and 4 Social Local services.
Once approved, the 4 Social Verification process will occur every two years. This is assuming, you remain a member in good standing.