Have you Localised your business yet?

Published on 01 March 2019

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In business, as in life, it is so often true that we just don’t know what we don’t know.

For instance, did you know that in August 2018, Surf Coast Shire Council partnered with Localised to bring you SurfCoast.Localised? (You know, it took us ages to come up with that name!)

SurfCoast.Localised is the local-first business-to-business network for the Surf Coast. It allows local businesses to promote themselves, connect with other local businesses and discover all the latest local business events and projects on offer. And it’s FREE!

The only catch? Your business has to be located within the G21 Region (Surf Coast, Colac Otway and Golden Plains Shires as well as City of Greater Geelong and Borough of Queenscliffe).

Since the launch of SurfCoast.Localised, over 430 Surf Coast business owners have already created a profile, joining a network of over 1400 businesses across the G21 region. And it keeps on growing.

Whether you're looking to promote, connect, or discover ways to grow your business, if you do business in the Surf Coast, you need to get Localised.

Connect your business today: www.SurfCoast.Localised.com.au

Top Statistics in a flash:

Top 5 industries listed in the Surf Coast Shire: 

  • Building, Construction and Trades (17.8%)
  • Healthcare and Medical Services (14.3%)
  • Retail Trade (12.9%)
  • Professional Services (10.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (7.8%)

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    Top 10 Business locations in the G21 Region

  • Geelong (443)
  • North Geelong (171)
  • Torquay (152)
  • Belmont (86)
  • Geelong West (73)
  • Moolap (62)
  • Ocean Grove (54)
  • Newtown (54)
  • Colac (46)
  • Lara (41)

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Build your Network

Localised Meetups are also a great way to build your business networks - meet face to face with other like-minded local business owners, hear first-hand about the latest developments and most importantly, have a crack at a Localised Lightning Pitch - 30 seconds to introduce yourself and summarise your business offering to an audience of other receptive local businesses.

Check out the Localised events calendar for upcoming Localised Meetups: http://bit.ly/G21LocalisedMeetups19

What's New?

Since the SurfCoast Localised launch event in August 2018, Localised have introduced a bunch of fantastic features, including the Noticeboard, and Expert Articles. 

Expert Articles has been designed to help businesses build their brand and get more customers. Write an article about a business topic you know your customers and prospective customers will value and Localised will showcase your expertise to hundreds of local businesses on the page and weekly email update. 

Got some good news to share with your local business community? The Noticeboard is the perfect way to share your business news, updates and awards.

So, what are you waiting for? Get Localised today: www.SurfCoast.Localised.com.au