I have just checked (19 January 2021) and Love Our Shops UK is position 1.5 on Google for independent shops UK, 2.2 for independent shops online and position 1 for independent shops online UK. Which is absolutely brilliant, both for the directory and for the shops on there.
More and more people are looking to shop with independents. The shop independent movement is gathering pace and I am pleased to say more and more people are visiting my directory to find them and shop with them.
Are you a UK online shop? Would you like to help more people find your shop? Would you like to be part of a growing community of independent online shops?
Love Our Shops UK is a shopping directory, full of amazing UK online shops. Become one of these amazing shops today.
Membership is set at an affordable, great value price.
Directory membership is just £10 per month. Only £2.30 a week, less than the cost of a coffee.
Apply now and get this price fixed for life. No sales commission, monthly membership is all you pay.
Joining fee is a one off fee of just £20.
You can cancel at any time (though I am sure you won’t want to). As long as you remain a member, you will only ever pay £10* a month.
Love Our Shops UK is a shopping directory with a strong focus on sharing, community and inspiration.
All shopping is done directly with each individual shop. There is no sales commission. The shoppers are your customers. The directory and marketing activity simply helps shoppers find you and directs them to your shop.
As a thriving community of shops, we can help and support each other. Together we are a bigger voice, we have a bigger presence.
Below is a summary of all the benefits. I explain them in more detail here Benefits of Being a Member.
Every benefit adds up to helping you gain more traffic to your shop and getting more customers:
Bonus benefit… Your directory membership fee will not increase. The price will be going up as Love Our Shops UK grows but your rate won’t.
I have so many ideas for the future that you will benefit from, but you will remain at your low rate.
See what member shops say about being on the directory:
“Love Our Shops UK is a vibrant showcase for British independent online shops and it has been great to be one of its founding members. Barbara’s enthusiasm for championing ‘shop small’ is infectious and when talking to her, you can really tell her passion is genuine. I am excited to be part of Love Our Shop UK’s next step and look forward to a growing community.” Sarah Kelly, Saloukee Jewellery
We feature a wide range of stores from food to sports, gifts to clothing, beauty to crafting items and lots more besides.
We review each member application carefully to ensure it is right for the shoppers who visit us.
They expect quality products, good customer service, a professional user friendly site and shops with personality. You will therefore know you will be in the directory along with other shops who are, just as brilliant as yours.
As a guide your shop must fit into the following criteria:
Becoming a member shop is easy.
All you have to do is fill in a quick application form, we will review it to ensure it is in line with the criteria detailed above.
If your shop is perfect for our directory, we will be very pleased to offer you a place and send you next step information.
You can cancel your membership at any time. You can halt your application at any time. Sending your application in is no way committing you to become a member.
So you can apply without worrying that you are signing up to something. We will simply review the application and get back to you.
The current cost is £10 per month plus £20 joining fee for a standard directory membership.
You can cancel at any time. This will remain at £10* a month for the lifetime of your membership.
Do you have any questions?
Need to know anything else? Feel free to contact me by whatever method grabs you; email, phone, text, message on social media or send me a lovely handwritten letter (that would be wonderful especially if on pretty paper!). Our Contact Us Page.
*we are not currently VAT registered. This price will increase to plus VAT when we are.