Membership Benefits

 

South Carolina Small Business Chamber President and CEO Frank Knapp invites you to join us

“Not only does each of our levels of membership–Supporter, Sponsor and Grand Sponsor–have great automatic benefits, our members can take advantage of the below membership benefits to save money and improve their businesses.”

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  • Office Depot Savings Program
  • Copier Discounts
  • Credit Card Processing & Electronic Check Guarantee Services
  • Payroll Processing Services
  • Steno Court Reporting Services
  • Free Internships.com Internship Posting
  • Marketing Assessment
  • Online Directory of Locally-Owned Small Businesses
  • Simple Website Development
  • Social Media Creation
  • Social Media Maintenance
  • Review of Present Advertising Plan

 

Savings Programs

Office Depot Savings Program

SCSBCC members can receive unbeatable discounts on office supplies through the National Chamber Program with Office Depot.  You will be joining in the largest and most tenured office supply discount program for chambers across the country that gives discounts on copy paper, ink, toner and general supplies.

  • Next Day Delivery (in all major markets) and Free Standard Shipping for your orders over $50.
  • Exclusive BEST VALUE LIST!
    • Copy Paper and Toner discounted at least 15% off online prices.
    • General Supplies discounted at least 30% off online prices.
    • Take 5% off everyday online  prices for products not on the BEST VALUE List (exclusions apply)
  • UPDATED ASSORTMENT! Cleaning and Breakroom list of items deeply discounted from 5% to 75% off online prices.
  • Copy & Print Super-Competitive pricing for print project needs at 40-60% off retail rates.

CLICK HERE to get the South Carolina Small Business Chamber Office Depot Discount Card emailed to you directly so you can start savings money when shopping in the store.

CLICK HERE to register for the South Carolina Small Business Chamber Office Depot Discount for online shopping.

Better yet, do both of the above to get the maximum use of this discount program.

Copier Discounts

SCSBCC members receive a 40% discount on all Kyocera/Copystar products from Capital Office Products.  The company has been in business for 20 years and services all of South Carolina.  The products range from small desktop printers to 80 pages per minute color or B&W MFP’s with fax systems.  Also SCSBCC members will receive with the purchase a 1 year connectivity/IT contract at no charge.

CLICK HERE to receive more information about this outstanding membership benefit.

Credit Card Processing & Electronic Check Guarantee Services

Priority Payment Systems CC. is the official bank card supplier for SCSBCC saving members on average 20%-25%. Free EMV and Contactless ready counter-top terminal with each new member account, no long term contract and no sales people will call on you! Priority Payment Systems CC offers SCSBCC members a full line of electronic payment services including credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, e-commerce payment gateways, and gift card programs. The personalized pricing, service and support cannot be matched- you will always be in touch with the local owners of Priority Payment Systems CC!

Services provided by Priority Payment Systems CC. The Priority Payment Systems name, trademarks, logos, service marks and taglines are owned by Priority Payment Systems LLC. All other trademarks and trade names referenced in this material are the property of their respective owners. The Priority independent reseller and sales agent program is operated by Priority Payment Systems, LLC. Priority Payment Systems is a registered ISO of Merrick Bank, South Jordan, UT, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Walnut Creek, CA and a registered ISO/MSP of Synovus Bank, Columbus, GA. Priority Payment Systems is a participant of the American Express Opt Blue® Program. American Express® may require separate approval. Priority Payment Systems CC is an independent contractor of Priority Payment Systems LLC.

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Payroll Processing Services

American Automated Payroll of Summerville is offering up to 20% discount on its services plus waiving of enrollment fee to SCSBCC supporter members and higher.  Services include full payroll processing and over 75 standard reports with phone or email support;direct deposit, All ACH, New Hire and H.I.R.E. Act reporting; payroll tax payments; and quarterly federal and state reports.

Click here to receive more information about our Payroll Processing Services program.

Steno Court Reporting Services

SCSBCC supporter member law firms can receive a 10% discount on steno court reporting services through Allen Court Reporting. Since 1995, Lyn Allen Hudson has provided court reporting services throughout South Carolina. There are no charges for travel expenses.

Click here to become a supporting member of the SCSBCC to receive this discount.

Free Internships.com Internship Posting

Do you need an intern for your business? Don’t wait any longer! Now is the time to post your internship opportunities.

It’s no secret that internships have become an invaluable way for businesses to recruit top student talent while providing an extended evaluation period for prospective entry-level employees. Now, South Carolina Small Business Chamber members have the advantage of posting internships at no cost through our partnership with Internships.com.

Service Programs

Marketing Assessment

SCSBCC members can receive a business marketing assessment. After a brief telephone interview, we will compile a written report assessing the marketing needs of your business that includes market research and marketing recommendations. See what our members are saying about our assessments. The marketing assessment report is usually sent within one week of the initial interview and costs $50. Please email sbchamber@scsbc.org to schedule your marketing assessment today.

Online Directory of Locally-Owned Small Businesses

At no additional charge members can list their business on BuySC.org, an on-line directory of locally-owned businesses, which includes name of business, address, telephone number, link to website and brief description of products and services. This allows you to generate new customers from a statewide online directory, as well as enhancing your search engine results by having your website linked to the higher traffic of BuySC.org.  This directory is only for South Carolina-owned small businesses (100 or fewer employees).

Click here to put your business on BuySC.org.

Simple Website Development

Website development will consist of planning, visual design, programming, content support, as well as the testing and launch of the website.  Let us create a simple one-page website for $200.  We are also able to create a multi-page website of up to 10 pages for $500.
Contact us at sbchamber@scsbc.org or call 803-252-5733 for more information on these services.

Social Media Creation

Create an online buzz with initial Facebook and Twitter page setup and administrative structure.  Included with Facebook setup will be a custom cover photo and profile picture and content (both provided by the member).  The Twitter setup will include directions for determining initial accounts to follow and outreach.  Also included are custom cover/profile photo and content (provided by the member).  Cost: $50 each.  Contact us at sbchamber@scsbc.org or call 803-252-5733 for more information on these services.

Social Media Monthly Maintenance

Grow your social media presence by having the SCSBCC maintain your social media accounts.  Initial social media marketing strategy consultation, custom monthly reporting and analysis, up to 16 social media posts per month per account (provided by the member) are all included.  Cost $250 per month per account. Contact us at sbchamber@scsbc.org or call 803-252-5733 for more information on these services.

Review of Present Advertising Plan

Electronic, Print or Outdoor advertising can be a costly budget item.  Receive a review of your present advertising efforts to determine if you are reaching your target audience efficiently with the right message.  The review will be conducted by Frank Knapp who has over 25 years of experience in managing advertising for small businesses.  Cost will be $200.  Contact us at sbchamber@scsbc.org or call 803-252-5733 for more information on these services.