“Shop For Good” This Holiday Season With Kevin Bacon
Hey retailers! We know you do so much all year long to give back to your communities by simply being a small business owner… but what have you done lately to give back in other ways?
As the growing trend of shopping for a good causes steady increases each year, consider how you can get your customers engaged and your store, as well, by joining the movement to “shop for good”. You’ll be in great company, with Kevin Bacon leading the way. He even wants to personally help you attract customers, gain sales and do good this year through charity. Curious how? Bacon made a video that you customize for your store to help you attract some more attention… which you can check out here!
Shop For Good… Get the Facts
In 2013, the first-ever Shift Your Shopping For Good campaign kicked off and generated national attention and sales for charities and small business owners across the country. This year, this same goal is being rolled out with a new name – Shop for Good- and although the name is shorter, the impact will be bigger and better than ever!
It’s easy and free to be listed on the campaign page and to promote your business to local charities and the customers who care about them. Plus, new this year, you can also upgrade your listing for $99 and receive additional benefits, including the ability to customize and share your own fun Kevin Bacon commercial. “First Degree” businesses – after all, Kevin Bacon is known for being six degrees away from you until now – can also feature item images and descriptions in the digital gift guide offered by the Shop for Good team.
How It Works
- Register to offer % of purchases to charity and choose free or enhanced listing.
- Shop For Good provides materials to help local schools and nonprofits rally customers to participating businesses.
- Customers submit flyer with charity name.
- You send info to Shop For Good thru web, mail or fax.
- You pay one consolidated invoice for donations due after the campaign, then Causetown transmits funds to all recipient charities.
Free Tools and Benefits
By being a part of the Shop for Good movement, you will gain a listing on their national campaign page as a business giving back. To help bring visibility and awareness to this, celebrity cashiers and national media coverage promoting the campaign will take place throughout the season… and you never know where these celebrities will pop up! Additionally, there are printable flyers for customers and local schools / charities to use in an effort to help promote the Shop for Good message. They even have Facebook, Twitter, and email templates ready to go for you to use, making your job nearly turn-key to get this implemented into your store. Finally, you will have free use of the Causetown platform through the end of the year! Allow every customers to choose any charity to receive a portion of their purchases, but you write just one check to Causetown after the campaign!
Easy and nice. You can’t ask for more than that, can you? Ready to get start? Your customers and charities will thank you!