Your membership in the Little River Chamber of Commerce gives you buying power and discounts on healthcare through Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, Constant Contact the premier e-mail marketing solution and office supplies and printing solutions through Office Depot. Utilize our partners to save on your bottom line!
U.S. Chamber Federation Partnership
By virtue of your Little River Chamber Membership, your business receives complimentary access to many U.S. Chamber services and benefits. Contact us for your US Chamber Membership Number or visit https://www.uschamber.com/ for more information.
SC Chamber Alliance
LRCC Members with 10 or fewer employees can enjoy free membership with the SC Chamber Alliance. Visit SCChamber.net for more information.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Constant Contact is the leading provider of small business online marketing tools and has partnered with Chambers of Commerce to help you stay in touch with customers to sell more, grow your customer base, and increase your bottom line. Chamber Members can sign up and save up to 25%.
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Benefits Of Membership
The benefits of membership in the Little River Chamber are both direct & significant, with a variety of opportunities for advertising, networking, referrals, personal & business participation. Becoming a member strengthens your position on the northern Grand Strand, in the areas of Little River, Calabash, Longs, and surrounding areas by enhancing the visibility of your business. Some of the benefits of membership are:
Business DirectoryAll members receive a self-controlled individual listing on our Business Directory. Personalize your directory listing with a 200 character business description and company bio, map, photos, social media links, and more. Visitors to the site find your listing by searching by category, keyword, or viewing an alphabetical listing. Your listing is self-controlled so it's just the way you want it. Specific keywords enable higher search engine results - some members even find their business listing on the chamber's website on the front page of Google!
Through the end of 2015, members have a free trial version of the enhanced listing. Additional benefits of the enhance version include: Priority placement over standard members, logo/image next to search listing, 200 character description under company name on search results, website link above phone number on search results, expanded description, 2 additional website links, slideshow of additional photos, and enhanced map details.
Chamber WebsiteBest in the industry, our mobile-responsive Chamber website is a multifaceted platform utilizing analytic technology to give members the highest presence on the internet. Specific keywords enable higher search engine results, aiding you in higher quality leads.
Community CalendarMembers can add events to our public events calendar, which is our most highly searched area. From Customer Appreciation Days to Live Entertainment, utilize our calendar and post as many events as often as you want.
Hot DealsMembers can post their special promotions to the Hot Deals section of our website to help generate new business. Searched by locals and visitors alike - many come to the chamber looking for coupons and deals.
Member 2 Member DiscountsThe Member-To-Member Discount Program encourages Chamber members and their employees to prefer other Chamber members when making buying decisions. M2M deals are a great way to attract new customers, build relationships with current customers, save money, and strengthen our local economy. Most members give a larger discount to members than the general public (public discounts are labeled as "Hot Deals" on our website).
Job ListingsOur job board gets about 300 searches a month. Make sure you're reaching locals and submit your jobs on the chamber website as often as you need.
News ReleasesSubmit your announcements, press releases, etc. as a News Release in the member section of our website. This makes your news searchable online on a credible platform, and there's no limit on how many or how often you can submit your updates. News Releases are also included in our weekly eNewsletter.
Making WavesOur bi-monthly newsletter is mailed to members in good standing. Filled with event pictures, member information, community news, and more! Limited advertising available only to members; To learn more, click here.
Weekly E-NewsletterFrequent and timely informational emails regarding Chamber events, member and community updates, and more. With 600 subscribers, our e-newsletter goes to recipients beyond our membership, but its content is members-only information. Subscribe
Online NetworkingTo better suit our members needs, we have created an online group on Facebook and LinkedIn to enable members to communicate with each other outside of their business. For in-person networking, we recommend attending Business After Hours
The Little River Chamber is represented on numerous Social Media platforms, which aim not only to give useful information for members, but also to provide your business the opportunity to reach potential customers through non-traditional medias. From "tagging" businesses in relevants posts, sharing information on member of the month, promoting a member for #WhereIsItWednesday, and more! For more information on advertising with the chamber, click here. Also, follow us to stay in touch: