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- Our Online Directory of Kent Businesses
The directory is free for all Kent businesses, but our members have access to additional features and functions including: priority/featured listings, and formatted text (HTML) with images and videos* which reinforces their own unique brand/message. A quick contact form delivers leads from genuinely interested purchasers. *See below
- The Keep it in Kent Logo/Brand
Anyone can support the Keep it in Kent campaign/ethos, but only our members are entitled to display our logo. Displaying the KiiK member logo identifies our members as genuine independent Kent businesses, who demonstrate their commitment to the Kent economy. In doing so, they attract like-minded customers and suppliers.
- Exclusive Member Offers and Discounts
We’ve negotiated some fantastic savings on a range of business support services and treats for all our members, so they can benefit from local expertise, products and services that they may not have considered previously. Many of our members more than re-coup their annual membership fee just with these offers!
- Proactive Online Promotion
We actively promote our members across a variety of online platforms, including managing proactive digital campaigns on their behalf. Whether it’s to enhance your existing presence, or introduce you to online promotions, this is an extremely cost-effective way to promote your business. We’ll help you to reach wider audience of potential customers and with the added credibility of the KiiK name.
- Advertising on keepitinkent.co.uk
Our members can raise their profile on Google (through SEO advantages) and often experience significantly more traffic directed to their own websites. This in turn attracts more potential customers, and an increased awareness of their Kent business, leads to more sales opportunities.
- Video Production
Research tells us that people prefer to click on and watch video content rather than read a paragraph or five about your business! We work with our GOLD members to produce a free short promotional video that they can embed in their own website as well as in our directory, which also has the potential to be shared far and wide!
- Networking Opportunities through our Get Togethers, Events & Trade Shows
Meeting like-minded business owners at our various events brings our members real possibilities for forging mutually beneficial and often lasting, business relationships. Our members can attend all our events for free, and depending on their level of membership, they can bring a 'plus one'. Other guests are always welcome, and will be required to pay a modest contribution to the event (typically £10 incl. VAT for one of our regular Get Togethers, which will be off-set against the first year's membership subscription for anyone who joins KiiK within a week of the event!)
- Online and Telephone Reviews
Positive customer feedback collected by a trusted third party (KiiK) enables our members to demonstrate their value to potential new customers, and any constructive comments help them to make necessary improvements. Our GOLD members are also able to offer their customers access to a real person (based in Kent) through our telephone review line. They receive regular valuable reports from us, which present all the information they need to develop their business.