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Leaf / Petal Membership Benefits

Annual and monthly members can post, unrestricted, in any of our Facebook groups.
Click the links below to join and start advertising!

Laurel Leaf Networking – Recommendations and Referrals

Mill Hill Families

Finchley, Hendon, Golders Green Community

Barnet Business and Community

Camden Business and Community

Annual Leaf Membership £150
Leaf membership is our joining membership and Petal membership includes the benefits of Leaf.

Advertise and promote your business in our 5 Facebook groups and reach over 40k potential customers.
Recommend your business in our Facebook groups in response to member requests for your service or product.
We’ll also recommend your services when any of our members (in any of our 6 FB groups) or private clients asks us for a referral for the service you offer.
Add offers to your directory profile and we’ll share it across our social media platforms once a week.
Add events and blogs to the directory. We SEO optimise your blog inline with Google’s house rules.
Feature in our ‘Saturday Showcase’ weekly email where your business event, offer or blog will be distributed via our email list and across our social media channels.
Discounted tickets for our networking events. 
Use Facebook Live in our groups to promote your services or products.
Up to 30 mins FREE SEO website appraisal with Sertan Djejal of Five Gecko’s Marketing, a highly acclaimed Google certified SEO specialist.

Annual Petal membership £300
Petal members reap all the benefits of Leaf membership plus the following:

  • We promote your business across 4 of our social media platforms, Facebook group and Facebook pageTwitter and LinkedIn on different days and times (once a week).
  • 4 posts will be written by our content marketing team and rotated every 4 weeks.
  • Twitter do not allow duplicate posts, so we write 52 unique posts promoting your business, that’s 1 post a week which is never duplicated.
  • This is an extremely cost effective way of marketing your business, saving you time and ensuring your business is promoted each week to a different audience from your own channels.
  • When you join as a Petal member, your business promotional posts will begin within 3-5 working days.

Networking Events

Continue building your brand awareness and make invaluable connections at our networking events.  We’ve created a fabulous community of business professionals and there’s nothing more effective than in-person networking.

We’ll help introduce you to businesses of interest.

Tickets are less expensive for directory members, annual or monthly.

First-time guests are most welcome. After which, we ask you to join the directory to continue attending. 

For information about our next event and to book your ticket, please click here.

Membership Fees

Payment is for 1 year. All our membership levels are auto-renewal.

Payment is for 1 year. All our membership levels are auto-renewal.

Membership is for 1 year allowing monthly payments. All monthly payments are auto-renewal. If you cancel your payment before the expiry date, payment will be due in full.
We may also remove all access to our Facebook groups.

Membership is for 1 year allowing monthly payments. All monthly payments are auto-renewal. If you cancel your payment before the expiry date, payment will be due in full.

We will need to remove all Petal promotional posts should you cancel your payment before the expiry date. We may also remove access to our Facebook groups.

Annual cancellation of Leaf or Petal
One week prior to your membership expiry date, you will receive an automatically generated email to remind you payment is due within 7 days. Cancellation of membership is accepted via email only.
Please email us here if you wish to cancel your membership.

We can only cancel your membership 7 days prior to your renewal due date. You can find your renewal due date by logging into the directory with your ID credentials. If you email us in advance, you will still need to email us 7 days prior to your renewal date.

Monthly cancellation of Leaf or Petal
We do not issue payment reminders if you are a monthly member.
Your payment date will on the same day each on the day you joined the directory.

If your monthly payment fails, we will remove your listing from the directory until we receive payment. You will no longer be able to utilise our advertising services.
If you cancel and then wish to reinstate your monthly membership, login to the directory with your ID credentials and update your payment information.

We do not issue refunds after this 7 day period as per our T&C’s.
You will be issued with an automatically generated receipt when you renew.

Non-Member Advertising (For 30 days) Events, Blogs and Jobs

  • To advertise your blog in any and all of our Facebook groups for 30 days costs £20.
  • Please submit your blog via email to here.
    We will respond within 48 hours and usually sooner, depending on when your blog is submitted to us.
  • Please visit our Payments page to pay.
  • Blog publications are always at the discretion of Laurel Leaf Networking who reserve all editorial control.
  • When we upload your blog to the directory, we will SEO optimise it following Google’s house rules.
  • Blogs will be uploaded to our Blogs page within 3-5 days of payment.
 
  • To advertise a job in all or any of our Facebook groups, please pay £20 here.
  • You can then advertise, unrestricted for 30 days.
  • To extend your advert, please use the payment link.

To advertise Events on our Calendar as a Non-Directory Member, click this link to pay and add your event to the calendar.
The £20 fee allows you to advertise your event in our 6 Facebook groups, unrestricted for 30 days from date of payment. 
Follow the easy steps to upload or edit your event.

 

Adding Events to the Calendar

We do ask that you add your event to the calendar prior to advertising in any of our Facebook groups.
For members of our directory (all categories), adding an event to our calendar is FREE.  
If you would like us to help promote and share your event, across our social media platforms, please contact us via email here

  • Login to the directory with your ID credentials
  • Go to the Events Calendar tab on the Home page
  • Click the ‘Add Event’ button
  • Fill in your event information
  • Double check all the information is correct
  • Submit your event for approval
  • Events are approved within 2 working days
  • Once your event is approved, it will be visible on the calendar

Remember to add your event to the calendar prior to advertising in any of our Facebook groups.

  • Login to the directory with your ID credentials, your email and password
  • If you’ve forgotten your password, please click ‘Forgotten Password’ when you attempt to login. You will be emailed a new password that you can then change.
  • Select your event on the Event Calendar or Event List
  • Click the ‘Admin’ button that appears above the description
  • This will allow you to make and save changes

Security & Privacy

Laurel Leaf Networking reserves the right to remove membership, events or content that conflict with the business interests of this Directory and/or our Facebook groups. If you are unsure if your event or content is appropriate, email us here.

The only people who can modify your content are you and the website admin.
You are responsible for the safekeeping of your own password.
We do not store your password, debit or credit card details.
We keep our database safe and wouldn’t dream of passing on any of your details to third parties.
Laurel Leaf Networking maintains the right to remove any inappropriate content at their discretion and without warning. If you see anything that you believe is inappropriate, please report it by email here.
Please see our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for further details on how your information is used.
By using this membership directory, you agree to our T&C’s.

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  • A free analysis of one of your competitor’s websites for an overall comparison.
  • A full report and ways to improve your ranking

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Some benefits of good SEO practice include:

  • Brings organic search traffic to your website.
  • Generates leads cost-effectively.
  • You appear nearer the top of search results.
  • Increases brand awareness.
  • Gets you ahead of the competition.
  • Optimizes your website for mobile users.
  • Optimal SEO builds trust.

ASK THE EXPERTS (Free Forum for members)

We also offer an Ask The Experts forum for free advice from select business professionals.

Visit our Ask The Experts page to submit your question.

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Avensure offer a FREE 30 minute consulation on Employment Law.
To claim this free consulation, contact Adrian Wilkinson at Avensure here quoting ‘LLN’.
Avensure are also experts in HR and Healthy & Safety.

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