How Ellon Life will help you bounce back from the pandemic.

Are you ready to see Ellon enjoy a new lease of life?

Are you ready to show off our captivating history and celebrate our fierce community spirit?

Are you ready to put this modern market town – and your business – on the map, once and for all?

Three big yesses? Great!
Time to say hello to Ellon Life, the official brand of your thriving community.

Bringing much-loved businesses and organisations together under one powerful umbrella, Ellon Life will be packed with downloadable resources and articles in one easy-to-use online space. It’s all you need to support local, which we all know is more important than ever right now.

But first, Ellon Life needs YOU!

Whether you’re a local business, or part of an initiative, group or project, this is your chance to get involved in shaping the future of your town. It couldn’t be easier to join the collective voice of Ellon…

Ellon Life Brand stuck on a cafe window providing insight into Ellon Life

Use the Ellon Life brand

Ellon Life’s words and images are ALL YOURS to use for promotion. So, add them to your websites, adverts, flyers, social media channels, etc. and feel confident that you’re playing your part in raising awareness about our wonderful town. It’s such a simple but effective way of showing you’re proud of Ellon and all it has to offer.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Head to the Toolkit section of the website.
  2. Cast your eye over the Brand Guidelines – it’s important.
  3. Download whatever you need, from the logo to the fonts to the colour palette.
  4. Need help? E-mail and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Share your story

Would you like some free promotion for your business in Ellon? We thought so! And we’d love to hear your story.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Click here to access a few quick, simple and fun (we think so, anyway!) questions about your business.
  2. Answer as you see fit and we’ll sort the rest.
  3. Your business story will be centre stage on our website, and we’ll plug it like mad on our social media channels.

Get involved on social media

Following and sharing Ellon Life on social media will help put your modern market town on the map – and it’s so easy to do!

Here’s how to do it:

Make sure you never miss an update by:

  1. Share Ellon Life’s posts and stories as much as you can on your own social media channels. Every little helps and getting the message out there will get people seeing all you have to offer. It’s a win-win!
  2. Comment on Ellon Life’s posts. It’s a great opportunity for a little self-promotion plus the inner workings behind social media love it when posts are commented on. In simple terms, this means Facebook and Instagram will reward Ellon Life’s comments by showing its posts to more people. Result!
  3. Use the hashtag #ellonlife wherever you can to start or join the conversation.
  4. Need a little tech help? Get in touch.

And finally, the answers to everything else you need to know…

What’s a brand?

Brands are a concept that helps identify something. They can’t necessarily be seen or heard, but can definitely be felt. Seeing local businesses using the Ellon Life branding will bring strength, awareness and positive associations.

What’s in it for me?

Lots! You don’t need us to tell you the importance of communities pulling together to recover from the pandemic. Ellon Life gives you an easy way to get involved. You can connect with other businesses, educate the masses about the value of shopping local and benefit from the boost in footfall that Ellon Life will bring to the town centre. Plus, you’ll get loads of free promotion by sharing your story with us.

Who’s behind Ellon Life?