Locals Love Us expands into Cedar Rapids

Sioux Falls, SD, October 25, 2018 – CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – A popular online ranking system that allows residents to vote for their favorite local products and services is now online in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Locals Love Us is a national franchise that expanded to Iowa City two years ago after making its Eastern Iowa debut in the Quad Cities.

Locals Love Us took a new approach to expansion in this market by replacing KCRG-TV9’s A-List program.

"With the popularity of KCRG-TV9's A-List, we knew that people were interested in supporting their favorite businesses via online voting," said Locals Love Us franchise owner Ryan Bell. "The Locals Love Us program has been very well received in the Iowa City area so we are excited for people in Cedar Rapids to now participate."

Residents in Eastern Iowa now have the opportunity to voice their opinion on more than 200 various items through the service.

"Locals Love Us has been very well received in the Quad Cities and Iowa City and we're thrilled to be expanding in the state of Iowa," said Nathan Schock, President of Locals Love Us. "We're glad that Ryan, who has been with LLU for several years, has decided to expand his franchise to include an additional market and we are excited to be working with him in Cedar Rapids."

The results from the first annual survey are now online at Voting has already opened for the following year and will conclude on October 15, 2019.

About Locals Love Us
Locals Love Us ( is a national franchise that helps people discover what they love in their communities. Founded in 2004, the annual survey and trusted guide has spread to eleven U.S. communities. As of 2018, locals have cast more than 4.6 million votes for the places they love the most.


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