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Using the "Featured Promotion" Marketing Tool

Local Orbit's built-in "Featured Promotion" marketing tool is an easy way to highlight a specific product. In season items, sale items or specials, limited items are great things to put on Feature. For more about how to plan your Featured items well in advance check out our easy to use planner.


1. The featured product is the first listed in the catalog and appears in a highlighted box on the “Shop” page. It looks like this:


2. The Marketing tools can be found in the center navigation under “Marketing” and can be accessed from any page as long as you are logged in as a Market Manager. After clicking on the “Marketing” tab, select “Featured Promotions.”


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3. Click on “Add New Promotion” to get started.


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4. Now begin creating your special.

  • Select a name for your special. Note, this name will not appear to customers: it's for your reference only when you select "Weekly Specials".

  • Select your Market from the dropdown menu.

  • Select the title you'd like to use. This will appear as the weekly special title in the pop-up box in the Shop section.

  • Select the product you wish to have on sale. Note, the product must have an inventory of more than 0 to appear in the dropdown.

  • Start writing the details of your special. We recommend one to two sentences.

  • Choose and upload an image.

  • When you are ready to publish your promotion click on the yellow bar at the top of the page.

  • Click “Save Promotion” to return to the “Featured Promotions” page.


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5. Return to the Featured Promotions page and select “Activate” next to the promotion you’d like to activate


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6. A few things to note:

  • Only one Featured Promotion can appear at a time.

  • You may delete your Featured Promotion at any time, however, we recommend saving your Featured Promotions for future use.

  • Only Market Managers have access to this tool.

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