Sponsorship & Donations

Bude & Beyond is free at the point of impact (you reading it). No salaries are drawn and the team of volunteers working on it is very small (1 writer, 2 techies, basically) so we rely on help to develop the site through advertisements (businesses) and donations (individuals).

Sponsorship – why Bude & Beyond? 

If you become a sponsoring advertiser for Bude & Beyond, you help to pay for development and hosting costs for this hyperlocal, community site. We also run a sister site, Bude Past and Present, which is another free resource for the community.

Donations – why bother?

Bude & Beyond remains free and takes me hundreds of hours a month to research, write and maintain, plus money to sustain.

If you find any joy and value in what I do, please consider making a donation however small, to contribute to the site.

 

Bespoke?

Want a bespoke package? Only want to buy a business interview/article, or social media coverage? Contact us with your request and ask for a quote.

 

Advertising/sponsorship costs: 

 

 

 

Bronze  £100 Silver  £150 Gold  £200 Platinum  £250
Rotating banner ad for 1 year Rotating banner ad for 1 year Rotating banner ad for 1 year Rotating banner ad for 1 year
Promotion on FB and Twitter Promotion on FB and Twitter Promotion on FB and Twitter Promotion on FB and Twitter
Updates to ad throughout year for special promotions. Updates to ad throughout year for special promotions Updates to ad throughout year for special promotions
1 x interview and copyright free business interview/advertorial feature by Dawn 2 x interviews and copyright free business interview/advertorial features by Dawn, plus all year round free job/product advertising as req.
Weekly cost: c £1.92 pw Weekly cost: c £2.88 pw Weekly cost c. £3.85pw Weekly cost c.£4.81pw

 

 

Keep it local, keep it simple, keep costs down! 

 

  • Bude & Beyond is now the premier hyperlocal website for the Bude & district area. It is the only local site which is regularly content-updated.

 

  • Recent market research suggests that: “audiences trust hyperlocal sites more than they trust any other forms of local media, certainly national media.”

 

  • Hyperlocal content providers:“are embedded in the community, they have the content, they have the authenticity of voice” .

 

  • Dawn, Sally and Rob are community-focused. Advertising is to help pay for the costs of running the site and is non-profit making.

 

  • On average, Bude & Beyond receives 500 views a day, often many, many more. Daily numbers have topped 1000, and regularly 3000 recently. 

 

  • The advertisements are also carried through to our social media, both Facebook and Twitter which are actively maintained and have good follower numbers.

 

  • Many businesses are allowed to add advertorial/ job vacancies, etc., within limits, and Dawn is happy to interview businesses to write about them as features or advertorial at no extra charge.

 

 

 

Ad Guidelines:

Pics are 250 pixels x 250 pixels and are static banners which are supplied as jpg files under 50kb in size.