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We Love Local -

Small Business Resource Centre

 

Tools, tips & offers for small businesses. Helping you deliver to your customers during COVID-19 and beyond.

Find resources, content and offers from our partners, to meet your business’s needs.

 

 

Encourage customer spend with our complimentary point of sale materials.

 

 

 

 

Marketing Tools

 

 

Use these printable signs, digital assets and more to keep customers informed about how you’re navigating this time.

 

Find tips on how to boost your social media presence, build a website and much more.

 

Explore our guide to navigating COVID-19 with a range of articles, trends and insights.

 

 

Introducing the Amex Merchant App

 

Quick access to your payment information anytime, anywhere and a

convenient way to shop for signs and supplies so that you can spend more time growing your business.

 

 

Download the Amex Merchant App

 

* The app is currently only available in Australia, New Zealand, the Carribbean, and the United Kingdom

Help from our Partners

 

American Express and our Partners are committed to helping businesses like yours during this challenging time. These resources and offers can help you keep in touch, keep up productivity and keep selling.

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Save money on O2 business

 

  Don’t miss out on our promotions or get up to 15% off your business tariffs. Terms Apply. Please call: 0800 954 1394


 

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FREE business website for life 

 

Get in front of customers, sell products, and accept bookings with a professional website and Google My Business listing. 
 

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Take online training with Google

 

Boost your digital skills and upgrade your business operations with a wide range of free online training courses and specialist guidance from Google. 

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Understand your market

 

Discover exactly what your audience wants and why. Enjoy 25% off any reports on the Mintel store with the code: LoveLocal25.

 

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50% off for 12 months. Valid through 31 December 2021.

 

Establish your brand online with website, ecommerce, and email tools. Enter "AMEX50" during checkout to redeem 50% off. Expires 31st December 2021.

Business Class: Money Minutes Podcast

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Making your Social Media Budget Work Harder 

 

As much of our lives and spending has moved to digital, the value of social media for communicating your brand and driving sales has never been greater. Here, we bring you a crash course on how to get more bang for your buck on social media.

 

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Entrepreneurs Share Their Top Money-Saving Strategies

 

In this special episode, four of the UK’s leading women in business have joined us for a candid conversation on how they led their business through the challenges of 2020 and successfully generated savings on their bottom lines. 

 

 

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Being Sustainable Doesn't Have To Cost the Earth 

 

Doing the right thing in business is no longer just about providing a great product or service, it's thinking about what impact your enterprise is having on the world we live in. It can help your bottom line too. 

 

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Futureproofing Your Supply Chain Against Costly Disruptions

 

Robert Grieg-Gran of Mindful Chef, a recipe box company, shares how his business successfully navigated COVID-19 related disruptions.

 

 


 

Signs and Supplies

 

We know how important it is to stay connected with your customers. Place our complimentary point of sale signage and supplies at your location to show customers you welcome their business.  

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Love Local Signage 


Show customers you 'Love Local' with our new American Express signage. It's a great way to show that you're open for business and that you accept American Express payments. 

 

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NEW Signs


Our brand new Open / Close signs and City Decals are now available. Place these in your storefront door or window to support your local area or so customers can easily see if you’re open or not. 

Updates to our point-of-sale policy

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Contactless Payments

 

The contactless payment limit has been increased to £45 to help consumers pay securely. If you have any issues or questions, please contact your terminal supplier. 

Marketing Tools

 

Whether you’re modifying your hours, temporarily closing your doors or directing customers to your website, our templates can help encourage support from your community. Below, you’ll find printable signs, digital badges and social media templates to help you communicate how customers can support you during this time. 

Printable Signs


Our printable signs can help communicate how your business is adapting. Whether you’re changing your hours or switching to takeaway or delivery only, you can customise signs that work best for your business. 

Digital Badges


Our ready-to-use digital badges encourage your virtual community to shop online. Post them in an email or on your company’s website to connect with customers.

 

Social Media Posts


Our ready-to-use social media posts allow you to tell your virtual community about your new hours, direct them to your website and more.

 

 

Materials can only be downloaded from your laptop or desktop.


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Online Marketing Tutorials

 

Looking for a little advice or inspiration to help future-proof your business? You got it. See below for our how-to marketing tips and tricks.

Improving Google Search Rankings

Building a Website

Running a Social Media Campaign

Delivering an Email Campaign

Our Business Community

 

From HR tips to planning for growth, explore our range of articles and webinars designed to help you navigate COVID-19.

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Navigating the current climate:

Discover how companies can rethink and adapt their strategies to reach customers in new ways.

 

 

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Reskilling the recovery: 

Backing Small Businesses through COVID-19.


 


 

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More reasons than ever to accept American Express

 

We added over 129,000 new locations in 2019 in the UK*. Not one of them?

*Based on  American Express merchant locations setup between January 2019 and December 2019

 

 

Terms and Conditions 

 

Constant Contact

Fulfilment of this offer is the sole responsibility of the participating American Express merchant. Offer only available online at https://www.constantcontact.com/promo/amexlovelocal/signup.jsp. This promotion (the ""Promotion"") begins on 20 April 2020 at 00:01 a.m., Eastern Time (""ET"") and ends on 31 December 2021 at 23:59 p.m., ET (the ""Promotion Period""). If eligible Love Local customers purchase either the Email or Email Plus package levels of Constant Contact during the Promotion Period, they will receive a discount of 50% off of such purchased product for the first 12 months after they become a paying customer. Love Local customers will be eligible to participate in this Promotion if they (i) are a Love Local customer, (ii) are a Constant Contact trial account holder or a new Constant Contact customer who has never been a paying Constant Contact customer, and (iii) become a paying Constant Contact customer and either enter the applicable promo code “AMEX50” during checkout by 23:59 p.m., ET, on 31 December 2021 or call Constant Contact and mention this offer by 17:00 p.m., ET, on 31 December 2021. After the first twelve months have ended, eligible participants will automatically be charged the current retail price for the product unless they cancel their accounts or the applicable product. You may cancel at any time by calling customer support at UK # (0800 141 3172) and  International # (+1 781-482-8911) . This Promotion cannot be combined with any other Constant Contact promotion or special offer. Constant Contact offers a 30-day money-back guarantee on purchases of certain Constant Contact products, as more fully described at www.constantcontact.com/pricing. This Promotion and all Constant Contact products and services are subject to the Constant Contact terms and conditions. 

 

FSB

This promotion is provided by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). A 20% discount on year 1 subscription will be given to all new full FSB Business Essentials Members joining through this Amex promotion. Offer available from 15 June 2020 until 30 September 2021. This offer not combinable with other offers and this promotion is intended for UK Small Businesses who have up to 249 employees. Offer is only available online at https://www.fsb.org.uk/amex.html?utm_source=Amexlanding&utm_medium=direct&utm_campaign=hub. Fulfilment of this offer is the sole responsibility of the participating American Express merchant. 

 

Grow with Google 

Visit https://policies.google.com/terms?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=2020Q3_EMEA_AMEX&utm_content=AmexLoveLocal for the Terms of Service

 

Mintel

Fulfilment of this offer is the sole responsibility of the participating American Express merchant. Offer only available online at https://store.mintel.com/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=American%20Express%20-%20Love%20Local . This offer is available until 4 October 2021. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional codes. The 'LoveLocal25' discount code is only applicable to be used on store.mintel.com. Discount of 25% can be used across any market research report.

 

O2 

Offer is valid from 15 June 2020 until 30 September 2021. Offer only available online at https://www.o2.co.uk/business/amex/love-local. Fulfilment of this offer is the sole responsibility of the participating American Express merchant. Each year your airtime tariff will be adjusted on your April bill by the RPI rate of inflation announced in the preceding Feb. See o2.co.uk/prices. Available on 24 & 36 month Small Biz contract purchased directly from O2. Offers available for members of official strategic partners of O2 only. Strategic partners are not indirect partners. 10% saving against standard non-promotional price of all handsets on Small Biz contract direct from O2. 15% saving against standard non-promotional price of all sim only tariffs on Small Biz contract direct from O2. Discount applies until your contract ends, change tariff, leave or upgrade. 5G available in selected areas. 5G device, sim and tariff required to access 5G. See o2.co.uk/coveragechecker for coverage. 4G phone required to access 4G. 4G available in selected areas.  UK to EU: New and upgrading customers only. Use your minute and text allowance to call any standard landline or mobile in our Country Zones 1 and 2 from the UK (usually charged at international calling rates). For the latest country list and pricing visit o2.co.uk/business/solutions/mobile/travelling-abroad/call-and-data-costs-while-abroad. Excludes premium-rate and service numbers. You cannot exceed your standard minute and text allowance and tariffs with unlimited allowances are subject to a usage cap of 2000 minutes and 2000 texts per month. Subject to availability, status, credit check and general terms for business customers apply. Terms apply, see o2.co.uk/terms

 

Ueni

To redeem the offer enter your business name at https://join.ueni.com/amex and complete the full questionnaire. The free website is delivered in 2-5 days, with access to a website editor where further customisations can be made. Google My Business official listing requires a valid and complete business address. General terms and conditions available here: https://ueni.com/en-gb/terms 

Resy
This offer is made by Resy and is for a free ResyOS Platform, Platform 360 or Full Stack plan from June 15 2020 through June 30, 2021 when you sign a new annual ResyOS contract. To be eligible for this offer you must be a new or existing ResyOS customer with a unique and verifiable restaurant name and business address and cannot be part of a franchise. Offer is non-transferable. Offer is only available online at https://www.resyos.com/amexoffer-uk. To redeem the offer, fill out and submit the schedule a demo form and sign a new annual ResyOS contract. Your restaurant must be approved by Resy. Approved restaurants will go live on the Resy OS platform approximately 30 days after the contract is signed. You will be auto-billed each month beginning January 2021 and will continue to be auto-billed monthly at Resy’s current regular Platform, Platform360 or Full Stack price thereafter. Your ResyOS subscription plan will automatically renew unless you cancel before the end of the relevant subscription term pursuant to Resy’s terms and conditions. Any information you provide to Resy will be subject to Resy’s privacy policies and terms of use. Fulfillment of the offer is the sole responsibility of Resy. Merchant offers are subject to change at any time without notice to you. Limit one offer per American Express merchant. This offer not combinable with other offers.