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LocalMaven.

com

We're organizing the referral economy


and everyone benefits: Vendor, Promoter, Customer
LocalMaven.com, LLC 315 Madison Avenue Suite 901 New York, NY 10017 646-681-6555 Founders: Arnon Rosan Sean ODay

Our story.
Our appeal is universal and applies to nearly any business.
Meet Phil, today he told a friend visiting from out of town about his favorite restaurant, suggested a high end flower shop for his boss anniversary, and took his girlfriend to his climbing gym for the first time. Hes always referring people to that restaurant but theyre not aware of it; his boss forgets what flower shop he mentioned so winds up shopping somewhere else; and theres another great climbing gym in town that would be happy to give his girlfriend (and him) a deal, but Phils not aware. Enter LocalMaven a simple platform that makes giving and receiving referrals easy and paying commissions seamless.

How Does the Referral Work?

The process is simple and automated and is easy for the Vendor, Maven, and Customer.

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Vendors create special deals and invite Mavens to participate

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Maven promoters distribute these deals to potential customers in the form of an 8 digit alphanumeric code emailed, texted or written down for the customer.

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The customer redeems this code at the vendor and receives the deal.

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The Mavens account is credited for the referral and commissions sweep weekly via Dwolla or PayPal from the Vendors account to the Mavens account
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Markets served
LocalMaven is universal and appeals to nearly any vertical market where businesses want to grow from word-of-mouth referrals.
Travel and Tourism Home Improvement & Renovations Hospitality and Restaurants Personal services (Massage, Hair removal) Health Care & Wellness Professional Services On-line E-Commerce Retail Luxury Goods Sales Charity and Fundraising Automotive Transportation (Car Service, charters) Repair Services B2B Sales Gyms, Spas, Dance Studios, Yoga, etc. Freelancers

The size of the transaction can be large or small, but the concept remains the same that Maven promoters deserve to be compensated for their referral. We will focus first on markets where multiple vendors interact on a single project - eg. Weddings, home buying, construction, Travel, etc.

Who is a Maven?
1. An expert or connoisseur 2. A trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others 3. Mavens are people in the know
Concierges Limo Drivers Retail Salespeople Contractors Service providers Professionals Store Managers Club Promoters Bellmen Trainers Therapists Doctors Doormen Taxi Drivers Shoppers Diners Everyone!
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Sample Transactions

Sample Transaction #1

Printer
MAVEN VENDOR CUSTOMER DEAL

Freelancer

Printer

Company in need of printing services

10% off any project over $1000


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COMMISSION: $100 FOR ANY REFERRAL OVER $1,000

Sample Transaction #2

Clothing Boutique
MAVEN VENDOR CUSTOMER DEAL

Client of the store

Retail clothing store

Friend of the Maven

10% off any purchase over $200


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COMMISSION: 5% OF THE TRANSACTION EXCLUDING TAX

Sample Transaction #3

AV Contractor
MAVEN VENDOR CUSTOMER DEAL

Doorman in an apartment building

AV contractor

New tenant

Free evaluation of existing system and quote


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COMMISSION: $50 FOR THE REFERRAL

Sample Transaction #4

Italian Restaurant
MAVEN VENDOR CUSTOMER DEAL

Bellman at hotel

Local trattoria

Tourist staying at hotel

Free glass of wine with each entre


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COMMISSION: $20 FOR THE REFERRAL OF 4 PEOPLE OR MORE FOR DINNER

The Charity Fundraising Model


LocalMaven.com is uniquely positioned to assist non-profits in growing their business and provides a powerful platform to encourage donations. It is ideal for schools, churches, aid organizations, booster clubs, and other non-profit and fundraising programs.

The process is simple: a) The non-profit becomes a Maven on the platform. b) Local businesses connect on LocalMaven.com c) Vendors create a simple campaign that offers a donation to the charity when a community member shops at the merchant.
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Platform Functionality
The platform is powerful and easy to use and V1 incorporates robust functionality.

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Vendors and Mavens connect


More entrepreneurial Mavens can forge multiple vendor connections, encourage vendor deal creation, and build networks of sub-Mavens that assist them in promoting their deals.

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Vendors create unique deals


The advanced deal page (versus the simple deal page) supports a number of variables, including: Deal name, deal photo, deal terms, commission to be paid to the Maven, quantity of vouchers to be issued, expiration date, commission delivery option (allowing commissions to flow to a third party), and referral code generation method.

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Vendors can selectively invite their Mavens to participate in a campaign

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Mavens can generate and transmit unique referral codes:


Mavens are able to easily generate referral codes for potential customers and transmit these via email, SMS/Text, or verbally. These are linked to the Maven, Customer, and Vendor and are fully trackable.

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Mobile is supported
iPhone and Android apps are in development

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Everything is Trackable

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Vendors can view, audit, and approve commissions and see detailed analytics about the performance of their campaigns.

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Mavens can see details on the status of the vouchers they have issued and on commissions earned.

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Customers can keep track of their vouchers and see redemptions and expirations

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