And so to Shop - Shop Small Project

by Louise in South Milford, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th August 2019 we successfully raised £3,295 with 51 supporters in 55 days

We want to challenge people to shop small, support independent businesses and live better with our online marketplace and community.

by Louise in South Milford, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

We’ve set ourselves a BIG stretch target so we can make a big impact. The stretch funding will be used to support small business owners within our supportive online space, via education, opportunities and community projects. We want to give back and do good, help us do that (and grab an indie treat too!)


We are a community of small business owners who all have the same goal: we want people to shop small and in doing so, shop well. We know that as a society we need to be shopping more eco friendly and ethically. We want to give people a secure place to shop where they know they are able to do that. In providing good quality products, from personalised gifts for Aunty Joy, unique and fun toys for your children and beautifully bespoke jewellery to mark special moments, to sustainable period pants, prints to pretty your walls or cookies for your next door neighbour who’s just had a baby, we want to be part of your story. We are  real people who want to make a real difference. 

We already have nearly 200 partners, all of whom we know and love. We are one giant partnership with everyone being able to contribute to our growth and share in each others success. We have a lovely community that is super supportive. Here we share ideas, opportunities, resources and support. ‘And so to Shop is THE nicest online selling platform’ - Emma, Dainty Forest We currently don’t make any money, we cover our costs (just) and would love to invest more money into marketing so we can grow. We absolutely need to reach more people in order to increase the number of sales we have and the number of small business owners we’re able to support.

And, because we love our customers and supporters as much as we love our makers, we wanted to treat you to some ruddy well amazing rewards. Get your hands on these beauts, simply pledge now for the one you want...

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£35 or more

2 of 4 claimed

LUCKY DIP WORTH £50

Includes £50 worth of indie treats from the following: - trio of tealights - tote bag - ASTS print - positive print - set of badges - pencils - diffuser - travel tin candle - bath soak - bath oil - pompom garland - teething necklace - greeting cards - pocket mirrors - alphabet flashcards - Wellbeing zine Items will be chosen at random and be a lovely surprise for you!

£1 or more

The Feel Good Factor

For just £1 you can have the lovely warm feeling of having done something amazing! Your £1 will be used to shout about, share, promote and support small business to thrive. We really know the value of small, small can make a BIG difference! So thank you : D

£5 or more

4 of 50 claimed

Bloody Brilliant Badges

Share the 'Shop Small' message with 4 bloody brilliant badges. - Rainbow Badge - Dream Big Shop Small Badge - Superhero Heart Badge - Support The Movers, The Makers + The Shakers Badge

£6 or more

Support Small Car Sticker

Shout about your love of SMALL business with your very own car sticker.

£8 or more

Proper Pretty Pencils

Pack of ‘support small business’ proper pretty pencils

£10 or more

2 of 50 claimed

Trio Of Tealights

Sumptuously smelling trio of tealights in a cute little box - the perfect gift for someone special (or for yourself, you deserve it!)

£12 or more

Pretty Your Walls Print

Choose which ruddy well gorgeous print you’d like to pretty up your walls.

£20 or more

£20 Tote Of Goodies

Get your hands on a gorgeous ‘Dream big, shop small’ tote packed with indie goodies.

£25 or more

0 of 20 claimed

Boost Your Wellbeing Pack

This lovely pack of indie pamper goodies makes a perfect gift for a friend or treat for yourself. Containing a pack of 3 handmade, beautifully smelling candles, a positive print, relaxing bath soak, complimentary pocket mirror and fabulously lovely wellbeing zine.

£36 or more

0 of 6 claimed

NEW MAMA PACK - 3 (Worth £53)

New Mama Pack 3: worth £53.00 Treat an expectant or new mum with this collection of indie goodies for baby and mama! Includes: - trio of tealights - tote bag - diffuser - pompom garland - teething necklace

£42 or more

0 of 6 claimed

NEW MAMA PACK - 2 (Worth £62)

New Mama Pack 2: worth £62.00 Treat an expectant or new mum with this collection of indie goodies for baby and mama! Includes: - trio of tealights - tote bag - diffuser - teething necklace - pocket mirror - alphabet flashcards

£45 or more

0 of 8 claimed

Small Biz Boss Kit (worth £71)

You know we love small businesses owners, so we felt that you needed a reward, just for you! Everything you need to keep going, because running a small business is hard! Includes: - tote bag (for the post office run) - A5 print x 3 (to keep you smiling) - set of badges (so people know you support small) - pencils (for brilliant ideas) - diffuser (to keep you calm) - pompom garland (to pretty your workspace) - greeting cards (to send love)

£60 or more

0 of 6 claimed

NEW MAMA PACK - 1 (Worth £90)

New Mama Pack 1: worth £90.00 Treat an expectant or new mum with this collection of indie goodies for baby and mama! Includes: - trio of tealights - tote bag - print - diffuser - bath soak - pompom garland - teething necklace - pocket mirror - alphabet flashcards

£65 or more

0 of 4 claimed

LUCKY DIP WORTH £100

Includes £100 worth of indie treats from the following: - trio of tealights - tote bag - ASTS print - positive print - set of badges - pencils - diffuser - travel tin candle - bath soak - bath oil - pompom garland - teething necklace - greeting cards - pocket mirrors - alphabet flashcards - Wellbeing zine Items will be chosen at random and be a lovely surprise for you!

£125 or more

0 of 4 claimed

LUCKY DIP WORTH £200

Includes £200 worth of indie treats from the following: - trio of tealights - tote bag - ASTS print - positive print - set of badges - pencils - diffuser - travel tin candle - bath soak - bath oil - pompom garland - teething necklace - greeting cards - pocket mirrors - alphabet flashcards - Wellbeing zine Items will be chosen at random and be a lovely surprise for you!

£250 or more

0 of 4 claimed

Sponsor A Small Business Basic 12 Month Package

Sponsor ASTS for a whole year You'll get: - A 250 x 250 pixel ad on homepage linked back to your business - Features on our social media (5 - 10 through the year) & blog (1 full length features including backlinks) - Promo material so you can shout about the fact that you support small, ethical brands You'll receive lots of other SMALL perks too! **Please note, this reward is subject to us being happy that your ethos fits with ours

£750 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Sponsor A Small Business Ultimate 12 Month Package

You'll get: - Full width premium placed banner on homepage linked back to your business - Features on our social media (15 - 20 through the year) & blog (2 full length features including backlinks) - Promo material so you can shout about the fact that you support small, ethical brands You'll receive lots of other SMALL perks too! **Please note, this reward is subject to us being happy that your ethos fits with ours

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