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Advertising on Business In Hastings

Business In Hastings is a fantastic platform for any business looking to engage with a large number of businesses across a multitude of sectors. The site is only one part of the options in engaging and promoting to our local, national and international audience of businesses and business owners.

The Business In Hastings site is the first port of call for business owners who are looking for news, commercial property and thanks to the site being fully optimised for mobile devices and tablets it is the primary site for the town to promote itself to the wider community.

Our audience:

Our audience is made up of a myriad of owners and operators of business of all sizes, from home based freelancers in the area to CEO’s of major manufacturing and service sectors business in the region. We have a massive audience opt-in audience for our e-news which currently has over 1900 subscribers and is growing all the time. The site is here to not only provide local businesses with news and views on business, we also have lots of visitors from major cities in the UK and from other countries all over the world.

The main site:

The site itself has been designed to provide an elegant, modern and effective user experience which for visitors makes it a joy to use. We have permanent sections on transport, education, commercial property and a powerful business directory and we have constant news on the site both local and national/international that would be relevant to our business audience.

We have a number of cost effective opportunities on the main site which are as follows.

Partnership package

Becoming a partner of Business In Hastings is more than just a linked logo on the partners page. Our Key annual sponsor package for £2495+Vat and comes with the following:

  • Full partnership status on the site
  • Logo inclusion on promotional material where possible
  • 768×90 Leader Board banner on the business directory
  • Enhanced listing on the business directory with permanent front page and top of category highlight
  • 4 x newsletter headline sponsor packages (goes out to 2000+ businesses)
  • Company profile or MD interview published on the site and promoted on e-news.
  • multiple back-links

There are only three packages available and along with the exposure it will generate it will also show your continued support and commitment to the local business community.

Sponsored Interviews


A sponsored interview is an interview with a key member of your business, typically the MD or CEO and we will arrange a pre-selection of questions that will provide our audience with everything they need to know about your business and will be done in a way that will be informative and educational for them. There are two ways that the interview can be done. We can come to you and conduct it directly at your office or over the phone/video conference or it can be done via email.

The article can be up to 2500 words and include the logo and four additional pictures.

Company profile:


Looking to raise the profile of your company? You now have the chance to get your company featured on the site with a full business profile where you can talk about your beginnings, your companies key achievements so far and the future direction of your company. Its a powerful way of informing our business audience about what you do. A front page feature on the business directory will also be given to those that take up this option if they already have a listing with us, if not please add an extra £39.99 to the cost of this to take full advantage of this package.

The article can be up to 1500 words and include the logo and four additional pictures.

Sponsored news/featured article

£195+Vat per story

Business In Hastings can also provide a platform for you to promote new products and services for the business community. The main thing we ask is that the article has to be informative and fit with our audience.

The news or advertorial can be up to 1000 words and include up to four pictures including a logo.

Directory Banner advertising:

We have the following options available for display advertising on the directory

768×90 Leader Board banner – £150+Vat per month

250×250 MPU – £99+vat per month

We can accept either Jpeg, Gif or Flash banners. We offer banners and MPU’s on a per month basis. Discounts are available for series bookings.

E-news sponsorship:

£295 per month.

You can be the main sponsor of the e-newsletter that goes out to over 1,900 (as of the 12/08/13)  and comes with the following:

  • Sponsor mention on the the subject of the email, for example; “Business In Hastings September e-news brought to you in association with [your company]”
  • Highlighted and headlined sponsored news story with links
  • Company logo image on the newsletter
  • Button call to action to visit the sponsors website

We will also provide you with a report at the end of the campaign regarding how many click throughs and visits the campaign has generated for you.

Business directory listing:

Our business directory is a powerful, modern directory and is also our lowest priced option on the site. We charge an annual fee of £39 inc VAT for the listing. More details can be found here.

To discuss any of the options or if you have any questions then please call direct on 01424 205481 or email info@businessinhastings.co.uk