How to Localize Your Business Toolkit

Shifting your business’ product and service providers to local, independent businesses is not only great for the community by helping to keep your dollars local and preserve our culture and character, it’s also a great PR story for your company. Lowcountry Local First would like to tell the story of YOUR business going local! Please contact our Director of Marketing and Communications, Jordan Amaker, at

Below, we’ve included some ideas for shifting to local. We’ve primarily highlighted Lowcountry Local First members, because they are investing in the greater good of the community by investing in our organization.

Are we missing something? Please contact Kip Watson and we’ll help you find what you’re looking for: or 843-801-3390.

Use Local Advertising and PR Services

Use Local Caterers for your Meetings

Use Local Coffee Suppliers in your Break Room

Use Local Cleaning and Food Waste Services

Use Local Computer/App Services

Use Local Financial Services

Use Local Heating, Plumbing and Air Conditioning Services in Your Office

Use Local Office Suppliers

Use Local Publishing and Printing Services

Use Local Restaurant Suppliers


Advertising and PR Services

Obviouslee Marketing

Palmetto Blended

Rooted ID

Speared Olive

Squeeze Marketing

The Experience Design Studio

The Padgett Smith Project

Trio Solutions



Charleston Bay Gourmet

Duvall Catering and Event Design

Hamby Catering & Events

Ted’s Butcherblock

The Grill at Windmill Station



Coffee Suppliers

Coastal Coffee Roasters

Springbok Coffee Roasters

Broom Wagon Coffee

King Bean Coffee


Cleaning Services

Access Portable Toilets, Inc

Disaster Plus

UM Solutions, LLC


Computer/App Services

BizVox Communications


Bottom Line Digital Communications



Home Telecom

Marcus Amaker Design

Marte Web Design & Development

NetGalaxy Studios

Palmetto Media Company



Vizbii Technologies, Inc


Financial Services

Central Park Accounting

Charleston Accounting

Charleston Payroll

Charleston Local Development Council

Cooper River Tax Services

CPM Federal Credit Union

CT Lowndes and Company

Dezba Corp Merchant Services

Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union

Glaser + Company CPAs

Mainsheet Financial Solutions

SouthStar Capital

South State Bank

South Carolina Federal Credit Union

Workplace Benefits LLC


Heating, Plumbing, Air Conditioning

AIRMAX Heating and Cooling

Berkeley Heating and Air Conditioning

Carolina Climate Control

Blitch Plumbing


Office and School Supplies

The Office People

Wulbern-Koval Co. 


Publishing and Printing Services

Artisan Tees

J.P. Murray And Co., Inc

Karst Promo

Palmetto Blended

Red Horse Screen Printing


Restaurant Suppliers

Atlantic Food Safety

Berlin’s Restaurant Supply

Bulls Bay Saltworks

Cafecito Perez

Crosby Fish & Shrimp Co.

Food Waste Disposal

FRS Restaurant Supply

GrowFood Carolina

King Bean Coffee

Merkadito, LLC

Springbok Coffee Roasters