A few offers from providers who want to support small businesses during the COVID-19 lockdown.
If you are planning to open during Level 3 and 2, please make sure you comply with MPI's guidelines: click here to read
Restaurant financing and marketing from our partners in America. inKind will provide you with funding in exchange for F&B/store credit, which it will sell to people in the local community to pay itself back. You get the capital you need to improve your location or expand to a new one.
Credit is managed through inKind's app, that allows you to easily check the balances of everyone who has bought credit to your business, and customers can use the app to redeem their credit when they come in.
Fast-tracked digital ordering for restaurants
We can work with you to start taking pick up and delivery orders from your customers in a matter of days.
What you’ll get:
- Your top 20 products online
- Basic branding
- Website Embed
- The ability to take payments online
We have an offer on - $39 + 3% to get online fast.
FirstEATS is a free nationwide directory helping New Zealanders find local options for takeaway food during Alert Levels 2 and 3. Not only does the directory help make the search for takeaway food as easy as possible, but it also allows eateries to promote their preferred takeaway channels which in most cases will be direct (online or phone) rather than high commission platforms.
Foodies – As a community lets support our local hospitality businesses where we can, whether it's for coffee, lunch or dinner. Simply visit FirstEATS.nz to find eateries in your area or find us on Facebook or Instagram.
Hospitality businesses – Get more eyes on your eatery by listing your pick up or delivery offering here: FirstEATS.nz/addvenue.
Starting from $60 per month you can start taking orders online using our comprehensive online ordering system.
- Open 24/7. Take orders in real-time & in advance.
- Allow pick-ups & delivery.
- Receive payment via Online Credit Card or Cash/Eftpos on Pickup/Delivery.
- Easy menu management & a dedicated kitchen app to receive & manage orders
- Connect with your existing website or get a free Online Kitchen website.
- Take orders via Facebook Shop.
Fast to set. Easy to manage. You can be online in a matter of hours. Checkout https://onlinerestaurant.co.nz/
Impact Print & Stitch, Queenstown, would like to extend an exclusive offer your way!
For ALL businesses registered with SOS Business, we would like to give you FREE branding on any uniforms and apparel you order from us (including aprons).
This means you can choose FREE screen printing, FREE embroidery or FREE vinyl transfers with your company logo and/or slogan.
This will apply to all orders with a minimum of 20 items and all items must have the same branding.
VENUES - make sure you check out our VENUE GUIDES that tell you everything about us and how to get set up.
JOB SEEKERS & DRIVERS - signup as a LOCAL LEGEND and we will issue you with a unique Local Legend # once we've reviewed your application. You need to make sure the venues you help enter in their profile. We are now also helping place drivers with our delivery partner so let us know on the registration form.
CUSTOMERS - make sure you CREATE AN ACCOUNT and entered your address so your ready for ordering your favourite dishes from your favourite locals.
Please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org and allow a little time for them to respond - they are doing their best.
Make sure to spread the Aroha in your community!! The powers in your hands to activate Eat Local NZ by getting customers, venues, and drivers together in your community.
Make your business an online business
Get Kai offers a pay as you go model charging 5% + $0.3 per successful order which includes payment transaction fees
✅ Keep your staff and customers safe with contactless payments
✅ You will have your own branding so that your customers will recognise you immediately.
✅ You will have your own branding so that your customers will recognise you immediately.
✅ Gain insights for further marketing
✅ Increase sales
✅ An experienced software engineer who has tailor-made this platform from scratch, to suit the unique needs of business owners in the food industry
✅ You can offer delivery or arrange for pick up
✅ We are a small local kiwi business supporting other local kiwi businesses
A 100% free website and marketplace for kiwi businesses to offer click and collect.
Small Business series
Donna from https://www.dvalkyries-inkstinct.com is creating a digital series about small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. She would like to tell stories behind individual cafes. You can get in touch with her here:
You're going to need to start thinking about contact tracing for Level 2. Our friends at Loaded have put out the simplest and safest way of managing this with their Guest HQ Web App. Head to www.guesthq.co.nz/register to checkout how customers can Check In on their phone as they arrive at your venue and get your venue registered for free. Customers get in to your venue safely and quickly. They've even got all the posters and signage you need to give your customers the rundown on what to do on arrival. Jump on getting this sorted sooner rather than later.
Easy-to-use software to manage your contactless delivery and route optimisation - ideal for businesses managing home deliveries. Contact Kelvin to start using vWork free for 3 months (new customers only).
Create a free eBusiness Card
We know how tough it will be gettin re-established once we're out of covid-19, 'Keeping it local' is our mantra here at The Generator, so what we'd love to do is to give you one months free on air advertising, no catch, no hidden agenda, tell our listener's your open for business again, heres the sweet deal, sign up for 6 months advertising at a stupid low rate* and we'll also give you another 6 months free. get in touch with us to take advantage of this sweet deal. contact our street team; email@example.com
CheckMeIn is a simple way to help keep track of people coming and going from your premises. If someone comes to your premises and subsequently tests positive to Covid-19, you will easily be able to get the information to authorities so they can track down anyone that may be affected. CheckMeIn was originally built to solve a problem for one company, but it quickly morphed into a solution that would work for a number of others. For more information please visit www.checkmein.live
Made specifically for a New Zealand audience, you can think of Needed as your neighbourhood farmers market, supplying only the best of locally grown talent. None of that generic big international brand stuff, Needed is bursting with that unique New Zealand flavour, spirit, and Kiwi ingenuity. It is because Needed is made by Kiwis for Kiwis that we can fill a gap that overseas freelance websites cannot. We remove any language or cultural context barriers, as all the employers and talent listed are here in New Zealand. You don’t have to worry about delays in communication or delivery times, because everyone is based in the same time zone. What’s more, by using Needed, you will be supporting local businesses and talented entrepreneurs.
Head to https://needed.co.nz/how-it-works/ to learn how it works.
Offer for freelancers: Free upgrade to our Standard plan (usually $30) which gives you access to double of what everyone else gets on the Basic plan, including a badge, promoted profile, ability to add up to 5 serves and 10 skills among others for 90 days — an unfair advantage to start building your brand on Needed.Register on Needed, go to "Packages" in your dashboard and buy our "Standard" package where you can apply the promo code (SOSFRIENDS) and to claim your 100% discount.
Vital Health Company
We know times are tough. As a fellow kiwi company we want to do our bit to support you getting your business back up and running.
For those that offer smoothies and healthy snacks on their menu, we’re offering a free 500g tub of Clean Lean Protein Smooth Vanilla to any café or restaurant that wants one.
If you don’t know us already - Nuzest Clean Lean Protein is a dairy free, gluten free & soy free protein powder that works perfectly in smoothies. You can also use Clean Lean Protein to create delicious raw cakes and slices.
We‘ve got 100 tubs to give away and we will be supplying these on a first come first serve basis.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org us with your contact details, café name and delivery address and we will get your tub out to you today.
Take care and be safe
With the CHECKIN app we'll take care of your contact tracking requirements, so that you can concentrate on running your business.
Register your location, and we'll send you a unique code to display on your premises. Now your customer can check-in safely and we'll handle the rest!
It comes with an admin dashboard available for businesses owners- so you can get detailed reports on your visitor stats.
Provided free for businesses on SOSbusiness, visit www.gocheckin.co.nz to try it out today!
You can now give your community a way to support your business with gift cards, using Rise.ai partnership with Facebook and Instagram to get you a lot of free traffic.
How does it work?
On Facebook – if you currently have digital Gift Cards available through Rise.ai your business will automatically be featured on Facebook to your local community (based on the Facebook user’s ZIP code).
On Instagram – you can now encourage people to purchase gift cards by adding a button to your Instagram profile and by using a “Gift Cards” sticker in Stories. The button and the stickers will link directly to your Rise.ai Gift Card link associated with your business so the purchase flow can be completed.