How does a business join Upside?

Join the Upside network to reach new customers and earn proven profit without contracts or complex integrations. It's a win-win for your business

June 1, 2022
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How does a business join Upside?
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How does a business join Upside?

Since 2016 more than 50,000 businesses nationwide have joined Upside to reach new customers and earn proven, incremental profit—to the tune of $350 million. We represent the largest food and fuel network in the United States and more than 30 million people with access to Upside offers. 

Are you interested in joining Upside but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

How can my restaurant join Upside?

Joining helps bring in new customers and proven profit for restaurants, guaranteed. On average, Upside drives an additional 40-60 customers a month to each restaurant location. 

To join, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • A team member will reach out to talk to you about your business needs. 
  • We’ll set you up with a private, custom merchant dashboard so you can monitor your account and how your business is performing on the platform.   
  • You’ll give us inputs that fit your business: gross margin, credit card processor
  • You’ll set up payment and fund your Upside account 
  • We’ll launch your sites on the platform. 
  • That’s it! Your account manager will reach out to confirm details and let you know when your restaurant will be live on the app. 

How can my grocery store join Upside?

Upside puts your stores in front of thousands of shoppers near you who use the free Upside mobile app to decide where to shop. More than 25% of Upside users are new-to site. 

To join, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • A team member will reach out to talk to you about your business needs. 
  • We’ll set you up with a private, custom merchant dashboard so you can monitor your account and how your business is performing on the platform.   
  • You’ll give us inputs that fit your business: store address(s), gross margin, credit card processor and payment method.
  • We’ll launch your sites on the platform. 
  • That’s it! Your account manager will reach out to confirm details and let you know when your grocery store will be live on the app.

How can my c-store or gas station join Upside?

Upside closely monitors margins in real time to make sure you earn profit on every transaction, or you don't pay. Merchants see a 60% average return on investment per year. There are more than 30,000 participating fuel stations and c-stores nationwide. 

To join, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • A team member will reach out to talk to you about your business needs. 
  • We’ll set you up with a private, custom merchant dashboard so you can monitor your account and how your business is performing on the platform.   
  • You’ll give us inputs to calculate your margin (fuel terminal, transportation fee, etc).
  • We’ll launch your sites on the platform. 
  • That’s it! Your account manager will reach out to confirm details and let you know when your c-store or station will be live on the app.

It’s that simple to join! 

We’ll check in with you quarterly to review your performance and your experience on the platform. 

No long term contract, no software integration, no staff training. And your Upside account team is here for you whenever you need them. 

We prove our impact on every transaction, and you can track that impact with an on-demand, easy-to-use dashboard. 

When you join Upside, you provide your customers with the most value possible while driving new, proven profit to your bottom line. It’s a win-win.


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How does a business join Upside?

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