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LIST YOUR BUSINESS ON THE SLOW LIVING GUIDE

To say that it’s not easy to stand out in the crowded online market place is, well…an understatement. Your posts almost immediately disappear into this insatiable void that is social media and advertising on these platforms is costly with questionable results at best.

So, how do you create more awareness for your brand, reach new potential customers and increase sales of your products or services?

You’re in the right place! The Slow Living Guide is the home where beautiful small businesses – who share values like slow, simple, soulful and sustainable – come together so they can easily be found by their audience. Consider it your extra online marketing touchpoint and become more visible in a way that doesn’t involve shouting louder or using your elbows. Instead, you’ll be part of a wonderful group of like-minded brands that amplifies your voice and supports you while building and running your online business.

The Slow Living Guide is a platform that brings together small businesses with a slow living ethos and makes it easier for the right people to find them.

Are we a match?

Your business fits in perfectly when your products or services…

↟ Contribute to a sense of calm, cosiness and/or positivity
↟ Are designed and created to enjoy the simple things in life
↟ Are high quality and sustainable

In short: you are an advocate for our values slow – simple – soulful – sustainable! more about our values

With these criteria we ensure that TSLG is a place where people love to come to spend a slow moment, browse at their leisure, get inspired for slow & seasonal living and find a wonderful line up of small ethical brands as an alternative for high street shopping.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

Grow your business away from unpredictable algorithms


Join forces with like-minded brands to amplify your brand message


Stand out in a friendly, safe and lovely corner of the online world where your people hang out


Here, you’re one of a kind, not one of many


Increase your visibility in a gentle way


Present your business on a beautifully designed page that brings out the best of it

MEMBERSHIPS

Have a look at the various options we have for you to join our platform and choose the membership that’s right for you!

START

£ 10 / month
Business page + login
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Visible in all relevant categories
Options for extra exposure
Member badges
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START promo package

GROW

£ 16 / month
Business page + login
Extra links + images
Visible in all relevant categories
Options for extra exposure
Member badges
Shown before START
GROW promo package

PLENTY

£ 22 / month
Business page + login
Extra links + images
Visible in all relevant categories
Options for extra exposure
Member badges
Shown before START & GROW
PLENTY promo package
20% discount on exposure options
25% discount on online event fees

START listing

With the START listing you have the benefits of having another marketing touchpoint online, getting a high-quality link to your website (and social media) that boosts your SEO and becoming part of a wonderful community of like-minded brands.

Ideal for: starting businesses and brands with a small budget, service providers and online shops that offer a limited number of products.

START promotion package (value £ 200)
Introduction on TSLG social channels and newsletters (Snail Mail & Business Update), 1 month homepage slider, slow moments Instagram post.

Screenshot of business page from Along Avec Anna on The Slow Living Guide
portrait of Marjolyn, founder of The Slow Living Guide

GROW listing

This listing offers the same benefits as described with the START membership but with more options to showcase your brand, products or services such as extra links and images. You’ll be able to join in with our themed blogposts and promotions, which is a wonderful way to create awareness for your brand, increase traffic and boost your SEO.

Ideal for: businesses that would like to show more of themselves, online shops offering a range of lovely products, brands that want to grow, places like B&B’s.

GROW promotion package (value £ 325)
Introduction on TSLG social channels and newsletters (Snail Mail & Business Update), 1 month directory homepage slider, 1 x slow moments post on IG, 1 x favourites post on IG, 1 x mention in blogpost, 1 x mention in newsletter of choice.

PLENTY listing

All you need and more… With this listing you’ll make the most of all the ways we have available for you to create awareness for your business on our steadily growing platform. You will always have first dibs on the best spots and promotions and extra discounts on our services to grow your brand.

Ideal for: online shops and brands that want to be front and centre on our platform to create maximum visibility with our steadily growing audience.

PLENTY promotion package (value £ 500)
Introduction on TSLG social channels and newsletters (Snail Mail & Business Update), 2 x 1-month directory homepage slider, 1 x slow moments post on IG, 1 x favourites post on IG, 1 x mention in blogpost, 2 x mention in newsletter of choice, 1 x Behind The Brand interview.

screenshot of business page from Blue Brontide on The Slow Living Guide

WHAT MEMBERS SAY

‘It is wonderful to be part of TSLG small business community. It’s a fantastic directory for like-minded people and potential customers and I regularly notice clicks through to my website.’

Ella Mclachlan

Phoenix & Providence Skincare

I’m very excited to be part of TSLG. I love the content and look of the website and it’s the first directory I’ve been included in that I feel aligns with our ethos and company values perfectly.

Sammy Sonier

Blue Brontide

‘I’ve only recently started to offer my work online. The opportunity to be listed in TSLG directory will definitely help me promote my work to the right audience and build my craft business.’

Tessa Hayward

Tessa Hayward Sculptures

SIGN UP

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How to sign up?

  1. Fill in the form below and send it in.
  2. If I think we’re a good match, I’ll confirm your subscription within 3 work days and send you a link to activate your account.
  3. Once your account is activated, you’ll be able to login to the member area where you have access to your business page to upload your images and content.
  4. That’s it! You’ll have a beautiful presence on our platform, we’ll work together on your visibility and you’ll benefit from being part of our growing community, promotions and all other advantages of being a member of The Slow Living Guide.

 

SIGN UP FORM

Because it takes a little while to build awareness for your brand, there’s a minimal commitment of 1 year. After that, you can cancel your membership monthly.

If you have a question, please send me a message through the contact page or email at hello@theslowlivingguide.co.uk.

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