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Advertise your business with Visit Fylde Coast

Advertise with Visit Fylde Coast

Promote your business with Visit Fylde Coast - to reach people who live here and visit

Visit Fylde Coast is a digital media product for people who love this great place

We've got a BIG, engaged audience of readers who are interested in what you've got to say!

There are various ways to share your story through Visit Fylde Coast


SHORT TERM ADS


Read on for details of our value-for-money annual advertising.

If you've not got as much to say, only want to advertise one thing, or just want to give Visit Fylde Coast a go - why don't you try one of these shorter term adverts instead.


NEW! Sponsored Post
- £1 a day + vat

Sponsored Ad Demo

- appears on all VFC* website landing pages (not homepage yet)
- include photos, text, graphics, weblink, contact details
- buy online and pay for the days you use (min 10 days)
- includes 1 post on all 7 Facebook pages and 3 on Visit Fylde Coast Twitter

PDF   User Guide

Place your ad with these simple steps:

1. Create an account or log in
2. Upload your photos and text
3. Select the dates when your ad starts and finishes
4. Review, approve and submit your advert
5. Pay online

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Event Listing
- £25 + vat

Find our Events Calendar here

- rate for all commercial businesses
- appears on What's On Guide on all 8* website landing pages
- appears on Radio Wave website What's On guide
- appears in events listing on enews the week of the event
- include photos, text, graphics, weblink, contact details
- no limit to duration of listing
- buy online option coming soon (currently pay by invoice)
- Facebook event included
- post to Twitter included

ORDER NOW

"I'm amazed at the amount of up to date information you have on your sites."


Enhanced Community Event Listing
- £20 + vat

Find our Events Calendar here

- for community groups and registered charities
- 20% discount on normal commercial rate
- same benefits as Event Listing 
- gives enhanced promotion of your event

ORDER NOW

"I am finding your (Chrissies) blog and the Fylde coast one really useful to get a flavour of the area."


FREE Community Group Event Listing

- for community groups without staff/resources
  (criteria is the type of group advertising it, not that it's a free event)
- FREE listing in Events Calendar
- checked by admin prior to approval
- (commercial listings will be deleted)

Register your event here

"In case you are not signed up to the Visit Fylde Coast newsletter there is always an amazing amout of quality information. Extremely informative stuff and massive praise to the team for compiling and sharing the information." Central Blackpool Business Forum


Competition
- £45 + vat

Competition example here

- appears in Competitions section on all VFC* websites
- include photos, text, graphics, weblink, contact details
- runs for a month maximum
- promoted widely online, outside the VFC product
- you to provide the prize
- buy online option coming soon

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Advertorial Page
- £35 + vat

- one page of written content, on one website
- include photos, text, graphics, weblink, contact details
- landing page link on that site at time of publication
- includes one post on Facebook and Twitter
- runs online for one month
- buy online option coming soon

ORDER NOW

"I always enjoy reading Visit Fylde Coast, and all its variations!"


Add a Newsletter Entry
- £25 + vat

- only available when you advertise online
- newsletter entry/photo, linked back to your advert on VFC

Our newsletter is a primary experience in itself and a powerful way to distribute news and reach and engage with readers.

"I signed up for the enews ages ago and it is packed full of interesting info. about what's going on in the Fylde as well as St Annes. I really enjoy reading about the Community."



BEST VALUE - ANNUAL PACKAGE


If you want a full business listing, have a lot to say, or want us to do updates for you - then one of our annual packages is perfect for you!

From a business listing which appears in several places on one of our websites to the fully managed Premium package which puts your content in many places all over the Visit Fylde Coast websites, social media pages and newsletter - there's a package for you.

Premium Package
- £10 week / £43.33 month + vat

Have a look at some adverts here
Find our Events Calendar here

- fully managed package, we do updates for you
- full client editing access included
- multiple pages in relevant places on all 8* websites
- unlimited event listings
- email newsletter entry once month, every month
- regular social media coverage
- advert set up for you
- twelve month contract term

Six month contract term also available:
- exactly the same benefits as above
- £310.00 + VAT
- payable in a single installment prior to advert being placed

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Mid Range Package
- £21.66 per month + vat

Have a look at some adverts here
Find our Events Calendar here

- multiple pages in relevant places on all 8* websites
- use of event listings (subject to fair use)
- advert set up for you
- self managed package, you do your own updates
- republished monthly (puts links back onto landing pages)
- full client editing access included
- twelve month contract term

Six month contract term also available:
- exactly the same benefits as above
- £180.00 + VAT
- payable in a single installment prior to advert being placed

ORDER NOW


Entry Level Package
- £7.91 per month + vat

Have a look at some adverts here
Find our Events Calendar here

- multiple pages in relevant places on one website of your choice
- use of event listings (subject to fair use)
- advert set up for you
- self managed package, you do your own updates
- republished monthly (puts links back onto landing pages)
- full client editing access included
- twelve month contract term

ORDER NOW


* Which Websites are Included

The 7 Visit Fylde Coast websites are:
visit Fleetwood
visit Cleveleys
visit Poulton-le-Fylde
live Blackpool
visit St Annes
visit Lytham
visit Fylde Coast

Our eighth website is theBlackpoolilluminations.info

The websites share a common content management system and are part of the product commonly referred to as 'Visit Fylde Coast'.


Get in touch for any more details -

Email jane@theRabbitPatch.co.uk or ring 07932 143431


Advertising Policy

The Rabbit Patch Ltd publish the Visit Fylde Coast websites, social media pages and weekly email newsletter. This work is funded by advertising revenue. We are not publicly funded.

We seek out and accept advertising from local and national companies which meet our own brand values, and will avoid promoting those who don’t.

Apart from the options listed above, advertising can take the form of sponsorship, partnership or any other individual project of your own creation. Please get in touch to discuss.


Testimonials

"So far this year we have been given three Desktops, a laptop, a netbook and more to collect today!

"I can only put it down to your coverage.

"I’m beginning to think that you have the greatest penetration of all the media locally – and the fastest responses. You should tell your clients!"

Dave Carlos is the former editor of the Home Computing Weekly magazine, and wrote for a dozen other titles. Now retired he runs the Community Computer Clinic who we frequently help out. (7.1.15)

"in short ..miles better than most websites of this nature ..it has a nice light, non corporate touch ..more power to your elbow"
Wayne Hemmingway MBE

'Being at the heart of the local community for the last 12 years, we naturally take our direct marketing campaigns very seriously. Value for money, coupled with broad readership numbers is a commodity which can be difficult to find using some of the local media outlets currently available.

'After an initial discussion with Jane, promoting with the Visit Cleveleys/Poulton website was a no brainer. The hard work that goes into keeping all the local sites fresh and news worthy with mounting hit numbers was immediately obvious, making our decision to be involved an easy one.

'I would highly recommend the visit Poulton/Cleveleys and Fleetwood advertising package as a good way of promoting to both local and far reaching audiences and wish it every success for the future.'
Mike Sanderson
Managing Director, Mike Sanderson Electricals

"Following the Breastfeeding Friendly initiative, an article and premises list was featured on the Visit Fleetwood website, which led to a greater awareness of the positive health benefits of breastfeeding being highlighted amongst local businesses.

"This has prompted many more new mothers to access the Visit Fleetwood website to view which premises they can visit, secure in the knowledge that they will not be asked to leave. Also local businesses have expressed an interest in participating in the scheme, and have approached us to ask if their business could also be added to the Breastfeeding Friendly premises list.

"The website has been most beneficial, in not only raising the profile of breastfeeding, but of highlighting the many diverse facilities available that are welcoming and accessible to young families."
Dawn E Clifton
Public Health Improvement Coordinator (Children and Young People)
Public Health Directorate, NHS North Lancashire

"I have just received your e-mail from Visit Fylde and can I just say that it is fantastic, bright, great layout and brilliant content. Keep it up, Thanks"
Ged Mills, Radio Wave

Refund Policy

Please note that we cannot offer refunds on any of the commissioned packages above once purchased and active on our systems. We may consider refunds on a case by case basis if it is deemed that we are not offering the services outlined in the package information, or prior to any package being set up. In such cases you should submit your requests via one of the contact methods which are linked from the footer of all pages.

 
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