Have you ever heard about social enterprise? About businesses that are changing the world for the better? Social enterprises are already in our communities - from cinemas and pubs to leisure centres and banks. What's the difference between business and social enterprise? Social enterprise are established to improve communities, change people's life or resolve social problems. Social enterprises make money from selling services in the open market but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community. In plain words social enterprise is a business with social mission.
Londoners.cab is a social enterprise. Is a connection of a website, companies catalogue and social media platform. We creating platform where visitors with ease can find information about every London Postcode. Where local people are connected to their local services and businesses. Main design idea is to make everything easily accessible. In few clicks visitors are able to find companies - on specially created for this one project - London Postcode Map. From main page they have just 2 steps/clicks to read all about one of the over 200 postcodes of London. Our map is first interactive London Postcode Map.
Please take a quick tour on already working website CLICK
We created London Postcode Map for a reason. First and foremost is to connect local people with local businesses. But we have no doubts that our map will be used by people visiting London. That was almost 2 years ago when that idea first appeared in our minds. After long preparations plan was created and now we carefully shaping the reality. This is rare opportunity to create something that should be done a long time ago.
How communities will benefit from our website? It's free to appear on a postcode map. We will be adding businesses and services to our map relying on local people opinion. We will be contacting owners just to confirm details. We want promote the best people, businesses and services. If for any reason we can't promote you then you can still advertise on our page. There are many options available. Please visit our website and look for Sponsor Us page.
We gathering content for our website. We interviewed many Londoners and we are doing this now. Please visit Interview page. We spoke with photographers, artist, chefs, bakers and many more. Londoners will be archive of our beautiful city and people living in it.
Why do we need crowdfunding? Currently Londoners has just two designers. They doing their job after hours as a pro bono publico. Our project is time consuming even on this early stage. Time is crucial and we want to hire them on regular basis to finish first version of our fully working website until January 2017.
Londoners! It's time. For every donation we offering great awards. For 10 pounds you will get our vector files with great fonts to use in any of your project. For 20 pounds you will get logo for your company from stock vectors. For 50 pounds you will get custom logo. For 100 we prepare 10 seconds movie about your company. For 200 pounds we prepare special 20 seconds movie about your company.
London has a chance to be first city in the world with making things right again. We can stop chaos of search engines and create something simple, useful and trustworthy. This idea is a great way to tell the world we are independent. We are doing our things in our unique way. We are not looking around what others do. We leading our own way.
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Thanks to anyone supporting our idea!
Thanks to anyone telling others about this project!