LoveOurLocalBusiness.com – £15,000 for brilliant British businesses that have a wish!
If you had one business wish, what would it be?
To celebrate the launch of the new Intuit QuickBooks Online and strengthen our support for small businesses, startups and accountants in the UK we are giving away £15,000 to 11 small businesses that have always thought “if only I had a ……. “. Together with our award-winning partner StartUp Britain who is supporting this six week campaign we’ve launched “Small Business. Big Wishes.“: www.LoveOurLocalBusiness.com (the domain says it all).
What would help your business grow and thrive? It could be new company branding or a better computer, or a reward for you employees and customers.
Submit your wish, get people who love your business to vote for you, and your wish may be granted. Please #SupportSmallBizUK by sharing this article.
November 5, one £1,000 prize:
Congratulations for the first winner: The Best Deal Guide . The winner engaged the community strongly and daily, used social media to share and amplify in their social networks and collected a high volume of votes. We think the reward will have a significant impact and help the business to move to the next level and grow.
- November 12, three £1,000 prizes: 3 Winners have been selected and are in the process of being contacted and published here.
- November 19, three £1,000 prizes: coming – keep on sharing your wish
- November 26, three £1,000 prizes coming – keep on sharing your wish
- December 11th, £5,000 prize: coming – keep on sharing your wish
1. What’s the Love Our Local Business – Small Business, Big Wishes campaign all about?
We love small businesses and accountants and believe they are vital to our economy’s success. That’s why we decided to grant 11 small business wishes to help them grow this autumn. You can participate by submitting your business wish (worth up to 10 x £1,000, 1 x £5,000) and sharing your wish with friends and fans. Encourage them to vote for your own wish to help it come true!
2. How do I enter?
Visit www.loveourlocalbusiness.com and click “Wish Now” on the homepage. Then follow the simple steps to enter:
- Describe your wish (in 600 characters or fewer)
- Enter your contact info
- Optional: Upload a photo. (This won’t increase your chances of winning, but helps give a face to your business. Make sure your photo doesn’t include any trademarks, and if other people are in the photo, make sure that you have their permission to use it.)
3. How many wishes can I submit?
You can only submit one wish per business, so we recommend resisting the urge to submit it more than once (to avoid splitting your votes).
4. Who’s eligible to enter?
- You must be over 18 years old (or over the age of majority of your place of residence)
- You must own a small business, defined by having 50 or fewer employees
- Your business must be in the UK only
5. When can I submit my wish?
Wish submission is open between October 28, 2013 and December 11th, 2013.
6. When will winners be announced?
A total of eleven prizes totaling £15,000 will be awarded. We’ll announce winners on the Intuit UK Facebook and Twitter page (@IntuitUK). Potential winners will be notified by and email after they’ve been selected. Drawings will occur on the following schedule:
-November 5, one £1,000 prize
-November 12, three £1,000 prizes
-November 19, three £1,000 prizes
-November 26, three £1,000 prizes
-December 11th, £5,000 prize