What you get when you join us?

Businesses of all types struggle to stand out and attract customers. We’ve heard from many of you about your marketing needs and challenges. Including your concerns about staying competitive in an ever changing marketplace. After a year of collaborating with some of the most successful and creative businesses, we are excited to offer you this advertising and marketing program specifically designed to address your concerns and help grow your business. The hidden benefit of Linkup2us and one of our strongest features is the Online Referral Network. Not only to we offer “consumer to business” referrals, but “business to business” as well! There is simple no other program like this available to the small business!

We’re excited to show you how to take your business to the next level with this unprecedented advertising and marketing program. Become a Charter Member and discover what happens when you mix the power of networking with the strength of marketing, powered by the exposure of advertising!

Today’s consumers are savvy and well-informed. More than 80 percent trust recommendations from friends and family, and nearly 70 percent trust consumer opinions posted online.

The LinkUp2Us member network will help drive referrals to your business using word-of-mouth, but as importantly via a dedicated website and phone line.

Every member will be listed on the www.LinkUp2Us.com website and included in the phone answering system rotational database, to help consumers find trusted local businesses.


Phone & Website Referrals Provider

The LinkUp2Us leadership team has worked with website designers and coders to develop a referral website, searchable by common industry classifications and search terms. The easy-to-use website caters to consumer online searches to support local buying decisions. LinkUp2Us has hired __________ to answer consumer calls 24-hours each day, seven days per week. As a highly-rated answering service, every potential customer will receive the information and professional treatment, aligned with LinkUp2Us standards.

A family of LinkUp2Us television commercials will air 97 times every month for an entire year on a variety of top-rated news, daytime and primetime shows in the Tri-Cities and Yakima.


This frequency will provide more than 575,000 impressions, with each viewers 25-54. Your business logo will be featured in at least one commercial alongside other Link- Up2Us members. The television campaign will increase awareness of both your company and the Lu2u network of trusted businesses to drive referrals.


TV Advertising Service Provider

KNDU-TV is the Tri-Cities’ local news leader, reaching a wide range of audiences, with the highest viewership among those age 25 – 54. As an NBC affiliate, KNDU is home to top-rated primetime shows, including The Voice, Little Big Shots and The BlackList. KNDU’s broadcast range and top market share ensure your business reaches thousands of potential clients.

Social media is a marketing tool that touches every demographic. At LinkUp2Us, social channels will be used to both increase awareness of our trusted network of businesses, and to build awareness of your company offerings.


LinkUp2Us will use the power of social media to build awareness about the network to drive referrals to member businesses. Every member will be featured on the Link- Up2Us social channels in a variety of ways, including:

  • One mention on the Linkup2Us Facebook or LinkedIn channel every six months. This mention includes tag- ging your social media channel (if you have a business page), an image from your business you provide (with appropriate rights), as well as promotion of a marketing message about your product or service. For maxi- mum exposure, provide a link to a blog or newsletter article, or messaging that includes a tip(s) for the con- sumer or a message showcasing your company’s expertise.
  • The LinkUp2Us television advertisement that includes your logo will be promoted at least once per month on a Lu2u social channel. Your business will be specifically mentioned in the post text once every six months.
  • You will also receive a monthly email with tips to maximize your exposure with LinkUp2Us on social media.

Promotional products are a powerful way to increase and sustain your brand recognition, strengthen customer relationships, and start conversations!


Each LinkUp2Us member will receive the following promotional products:

  • 150 personalized 2017 wall calendars (choose from 12 designs)
  • 150 personalized pens (choose from 4 colors)
  • 10 LinkUp2Us windshield decals
  • 1 ‘Offcial Linkup2us Member’ window cling

Promotional Products Service Provider

P2 Promotional Products is your one-stop-shop for promotional products. Locally owned, Ken Marsh and his team offer more than 1 million different products at the most competitive price to help build your brand. P2 has extensive purchasing, sales, marketing and product expertise in the promotional products industry. The P2 team continually searches for new and exciting promotional products to help your brand stand out. Fully integrated with the nation's top product suppliers, P2 offers the deepest volume pricing and discount rates available.

Branded print collateral is an integral part of an effective marketing mix. Select one of the three print packages below to market your business, advertise a special or promote an event.


  • Package 1: Printing of 100, 8.5 x 11 print-ready, double-sided flyers. Printed on 24 lb. premium paper. (Graphic design is not included.)
  • Package 2: Printing of 50, 8.5 x 11 print-ready, double-sided flyers. Printed on 24 lb. premium paper. Printing of one, 2' x 3' print-ready poster. Printed on premium photo paper. Your choice of matte or gloss finish. (Graphic design is not included.)
  • Package 3: Printing of two, 17" x 23" print-ready poster(s). Printed on premium photo paper. Foam mounting included if desired. Printing of one, 18" x 24" print-ready poster. Printed on premium photo paper. Your choice of matte or gloss finish. (Graphic design is not included.)

Print Materials Service Provider

The Pasco UPS store is one of the top UPS Stores in the nation for print production. Managed by Randy and Shelly Barnes, the store opened in 2012. With in-house print experts and state-of-the-art large and standard format print production equipment, the Pasco UPS Store team considers itself a printing business that also does shipping. With the core values of integrity, teamwork and excellence as the foundation, the team has built a business reputation of excellent customer service, high quality, and good value in the print production world, consistently delivering amazing products across a broad spectrum of print services.

Today’s consumers are savvy and well-informed. More than 80 percent trust rec- ommendations from friends and family and nearly 70 percent trust consumer opinions posted online.

The LinkUp2Us member network will help drive referrals to your business using word-of-mouth, but as importantly via a dedicated website and phone line. Every member will be listed on the www.LinkUp2Us.com website and included in the phone answering system rotational database, to help consumers find trusted local businesses.


Phone Referrals Provider

LinkUp2Us has teamed with Kelley’s Tele-Communications to answer consumer calls 24-hours each day, seven days per week. Kelley’s broad product lines serve multiple business needs including answering service, virtual receptionist and voicemail services. As a highly-rated answering service, every potential customer will receive the information requested and professional treatment, in alignment with LinkUp2Us standards.

Tax and accounting laws and other requirements impact every business. The following workshops address key topics and commonly asked tax and accounting questions. Every LinkUp2Us member is invited to attend one of the follow- ing workshops as part of your membership fee. Learn the latest information or advance your knowledge at a Link- Up2Us member workshop.


Workshop 1: Personal Financial Planning-Are you on track?

  • How much money do you need in life?
  • Your financial pattern and spousal financial- spender, saver?
  • Setting financial goals TODAY-college, retirement planning.
  • Insurances-health, disability, life, long-term care.
  • Social Security planning.
  • Investment options-stocks, bonds, mutual funds, index funds.
  • Asset allocation.
  • Fringe benefits-HSA, child care, others.

Workshop 2: Burning Tax Questions Answered

  • When to employ individuals versus contract labor rules.
  • Itemized deductions explained – tracking your big expenditures.
  • Donations versus advertising – a big difference. Personal versus business
  • Tax brackets explained.
  • Write offs-inventory.
  • Capital gains-selling investments, offces, houses.
  • Who needs to make tax estimates and why.
  • Mileage, travel and entertainment rules.

Workshop 3: Understanding Financial Statements

  • Profit and Loss – horizontal and vertical analysis.
  • Under-reporting revenue and over reporting expenses.
  • Cash flow – where does cash go? Three buckets explained.
  • Balance sheet – understanding depreciation and book value.
  • Cash – tied to bank balance.
  • Your net worth on the balance sheet.
  • Capital and drawing or Retained Earnings and Dividends accounts.

Tax & Accounting Consultant Service Provider

Wysocki Accounting and Tax is owned and operated by Carol Wysocki, Ph.D., CPA, CMA (Certified Management Accountant). Her Ph.D. is in Management Information Systems and Higher Education from Washington State University. As a professor at heart, Carol teaches her clients how and why things work the way they do. She has more than 25 years of experience in the accounting, and personal finance, and tax industry. Her experience in- cludes auditing, reviews, compilation of financial statements, and every type of tax return including individual, partnership, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, trusts, estate, and nonprofit.

As part of your LinkUp2Us membership, select one of the following workshops. These topics cover a wide-range of legal topics faced by businesses of every size and formation. Each workshop is approximately 90 minutes.


Workshop 1: Common Law Issues Faced by Business Owners

Employment Law Basics

  • The difference between independent contractors and employees.
  • Employer/employee contracts including non- compete clauses.
  • The importance of documentation and conducting regular performance reviews.
  • When should I call my attorney?

Legal Entities

  • Business formation and ownership structure; corporations, limited liability corporation, partner-ships.
  • Setting up an LLC for limited liability protection.
  • Registering, permitting, licensing.

Succession Planning

  • Avoid common mistakes business owners make.
  • Wills and trusts for business assets.
  • Controlling how and when an owner exits.
  • Protecting your legacy, sale or transfer of a business.

Workshop 2: Landlord Tenant Basics

  • Landlord tenant leases and notices.
  • Owning rental property in Benton and/or Franklin Counties.
  • Occupancy and tenancy turnover.
  • Understanding tenants’ rights.

Legal Consulting Service Provider

Celski Law Firm PLLC was established in 2006 by Jason Celski. The firm specializes in real estate, personal injury, family law, criminal law, and wills and trusts. With its reputation for excellence and dedication to making the law work for clients, the firm has been broadly recognized by its peers and the public. In 2011, Celski Law was honored by Benton-Franklin Legal Aid with the Gene Schuster Award for its work and dedication to low income, pro bono service. In 2015, the community voted Celski Law as one of the top Tri-Cities’ law firms in the People’s Choice Awards.

LinkUp2Us Member Value

Product/ServiceMarket PricingIncluded in LinkUp2Us Membership
Promotional Products$437
TV Advertising$200/mo.
Social Media Marketing$100/mo.
Print Materials$82
Legal Workshop$250
Tax & Accounting Workshop$250
Phone & Website Referrals$600
Total Market Price $5,200 per yearCharter Member Price $595 per year
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