Top 5 Tips For Creating Your Store Profile

People want to know more about your Store!

It's incredibly straight forward to create your Soil Mate Profile. It can be as small or large as you want, but below are the 5 key things you should do.

1. Tell Your Story

People care. They want to understand who you are, your values and your role in the community.Share as little or as much as you like.

2. Add Your Opening Times

Make it easy for consumers to see when you are avalibale. Remember, Soil Mate users want to support their local producers, but cannot always make it direct to farms or markets. You are their local option for supporting local agriculture.

3. Tell Us Who You Support

This is key. Once you have created your profile, send Soil Mate a list of the local farms that you support through the year. We will then contact them and if they are not already on Soil Mate, will help them get listed. From there the farms are then able to verify that you do indeed support them. Your store profile is then linked with the farm profile, meaning that consumers can find you in numerous ways through Soil Mate and you are connected to the stories and values of those you support.

4. Connect Your Social Media

Connect your Soil Mate profile to your favorite Social Media platforms. The more buzz you can generate, the more traffic you will see.

5. Tell Your Friends and Customers!

Tell your local food and drink community and customers about Soil Mate and that you are proudly listed. Remember Soil Mate shows that you are accountable to supporting your community. Help us grow and influence more local  purchases in our communities.


These are the top 5 tips. You can clearly expand your profiles further by adding blogs, events and other info. Soil Mate can be as little or as much as you choose.

And remember, if you need any help setting up your profile, or have multiple stores you would like some assistance in adding, please contact us, we are happy to help.