#BeTheInfluencer Project

It is our goal to promote small businesses in the Lake of the Ozarks area. We are seeking talented individuals to provide content and the story behind all the amazing small businesses in the surrounding area. Here is what we are looking for:

  • Name of the Business
  • Business Owners Name
  • Business Address
  • Business Phone
  • Contact Email Address
  • Available Social Media
  • Website Address if applicable
  • Business Write Up (100-150 words)
    • This is just about the business, what it does or sells, etc… Please include your personal take, point of view, and personality.
  • Story Article (500 words minimum)
    • This is the crafted content we want you to create. Find out all you can about the business and who started it and write a story/article to educate everyone about this amazing small business and its owner.
  • Story Videos
    • This is a 4K Landscape Format Video Done at the Business. You get to be the reporter and tell us all about the place. Keep it under 10 min. Please record it in landscape format for youtube.
    • Record a 60-sec story video for use as FB and IG stories, and on TikTok as a teaser for the longer video. This is to be done in portrait format.
  • Business Pics ~ minimum 15 ~ One selfie-style with you in it
  • Your Influencer Links ~ Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Etc…
  • Your Desired Byline
  • Your Email
  • Your Website if applicable


We are offering $100 per completed and approved submission. All components must be submitted. We are also offering a $100 bonus for every 10 approved submissions.

To make sure we do not have multiple people working on the same businesses, please fill out the form (as many times as you want) with the small businesses you will be working on. This will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Once we get your submission, we will reply back via email with your confirmation or inform you that the business has been reserved by another reporter. You will have 14 days to turn in your submissions, or the business is released for other people to work on.

  • Please include links to your public social profiles. We want to help you grow as an influencer as you help our site grow as a place to promote LOZ Local Businesses, your current following is not important. We will have opportunities in the future for paid social postings, paid shopping/dining and follow-ups on our featured businesses