BigBarn’s mission is to get people out the supermarkets and shopping locally. We want to divert as much as possible or that £120bn to you, the local shops and communities with massive social benefits for all.
We do this by reconnecting over 100,000 consumers with their local producers/retailers of local food & drink ever month, and encouraging trade and communication using our BigBarn Food Map, BigBarn MarketPlace, partners, PR initiatives, social networking and sophisticated Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
|Your BigBarn options||Mini-listing||Premium Listing||Platinum Listing|
|Icon on BigBarn Food Map
Be seen by hundreds of visitors in your area, with your contact details shown.
|Icon on Affiliates Sites
Be seen on 90+ BigBarn affiliate sites.
|Your own page on the BigBarn website
…with contact details and a short description*.
BigBarn pages are automatically optimised for SEO with keywords, product, tags, and Google places.
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|…add offers, events, new and more…**.
Your offers, news etc.. will be featured in the BigBarn localised newsletter, home page and within our other promotions and local pages.
|…ability to update and change your listing and page within BigBarn at any time.|
|…link back to your own website from your BigBarn page.|
|BigBarn MarketPlace sales
Ability to develop your own online shopping area within the BigBarn site for a full or partial range of your products.
For those without their own eCommerce site, link straight from your website to your BigBarn MarketPlace pages.
|Fraud protected online shop
Secure sales through your BigBarn MarketPlace.
|Monthly Producers’ Newsletter
…find out about BigBarn offers and get marketing ideas and news.
|…access to Supermarket comparison pricing.|
Access to traffic statistics to your BigBarn pages.
|Enhanced icon on BigBarn Food Map
…add a video to your BigBarn page for the video icon.
|…announce that you are cheaper than supermarkets with the “£” icon.|
|…special ‘Crop for the Shop’ icon if you join that programme. Learn more about ‘Crop for the Shop’ here…|
Negotiated discounts on trade facilities such as credit card fees, insurance and courier services***.
BigBarn partners run local and national promotions and offers. Premium and Platinum members may join in with these initiatives and gain the advantage of large scale promotion.
|PR and News coverage
Eligibility for PR and News coverage as part of the BigBarn family.
|Product links from Recipe videos
Add a recipe video to BigBarn KIS recipe section and link the ingredients to your BigBarn MarketPlace.
|Dedicated Account Manager
Regular discussion of trends, marketing tips and some page enhancement recommendations.
|Monthly Optimization Call
A monthly call to optimise your page, with your BigBarn account manager.
|Promote your offers & discounts To BigBarn Members
As a Platinum member, you have the opportunity to promote your services to all BigBarn Mini-listing, Premium and other Platinum members.
Have BigBarn manage your page for you for small extra fee to be discussed…
|All prices excluding VAT||£40 per year||£14.50 pm****||£27.83 pm****|
|*||On Mini-listings, other offers and news from within your local area may be seen on your BigBarn page.|
|**||With Premium Listing, only YOUR offers, news and events will be shown on your BigBarn page. No other posts from your competitors.|
|***||Trade Discounts are according to availability from time to time.|
|****||Premium Membership is charged half-yearly at £87 + VAT, equivalent to £14.50 per month.|
|Platinum Membership is charged half-yearly at £167 + VAT, equivalent to approx. £27.83 per month.|
BigBarn in brief
BigBarn has been trading for 16 years and gets thousands of visitors per day, to bigbarn.co.uk.
• Build the definitive database of local producers and retailers
• Put them all on a map and give each a password to add and edit their details
• Get the BigBarn data on as many other websites as possible, paying each site a commission on trade and advertising
• Provide initiatives to encourage consumers to change from the supermarkets to buying local, including; BigBarn MarketPlace, cheaper than the supermarkets, ‘Crop for the Shop’ and KIS Cookery.
The BigBarn Food Map including BigBarn MarketPlace is now on 90+ affiliate partner websites with more joining every week as the demand for better, fresher local food & drink grows.
The Premium Membership is the equivalent of £3.34 per week. You only need to get one new regular customer from us per year to more than recovered this fee.
Our partners earn a commission from sales through BigBarn MarketPlace, so if you have an online shop it pays them to promote you.
If you would rather talk through the benefits of joining BigBarn call us on 01480 890 970 or your local partner, or if you are a community organisation or not for profit call us about our community rate.
BigBarn is a Community Interest Company (CIC).
We want to save our members more than they pay us. Here is the list of discounts we currently offer. New ones will be added to this page and included in our Producers Newsletter.
For full Terms and Conditions click here