Local Advertising in the Elmstead Area
Small-business owners in the Elmstead Area use advertising to help increase brand recognition, product sales, new foot traffic and repeat business. Common advertising outlets include radio, television, Internet, magazines and newspapers. Although advertising your Elmstead Area business via non-print outlets such as radio or television can be advantageous, local newspaper advertising in the Elmstead Area offers many benefits that make investment on your part worthwhile.
Newspaper readers often actively look for advertising in newspapers to search for deals and coupons from a business local to the Elmstead Area. Placing your ad in a newspaper in the Elmstead Area doesn't guarantee that readers will notice it, but a reader actively looking for deals is more likely to notice your ad, take the time to read it and possibly act on a sale or offer.
Many people feel that certain forms of advertising such as commercials and website pop-up ads are intrusive. In a Elmstead Area local newspaper, ads are often expected by readers, and their placement is often near content similar to the ad content -- for example, a shoe store ad in the fashion section or a computer store ad in the technology section. As this type of placement makes an ad less intrusive, a negative consumer reaction is less likely.
Besides ad placement in sections near similar content, local newspaper advertising in the Elmstead Area can target a specific audience in other ways. For example, newspapers often have special sections, releases and inserts that target audiences based on events such as a holiday or season, specific geographic areas such as a street or neighborhood or specific groups of people such as ethnic groups or college students.
Local newspaper publishers like On Your Patch work hard to create positive relationships with members of the community in the Elmstead Area to build a loyal customer base. As a publisher's reputation grows, community members begin to trust the company for providing timely and accurate information and often begin to believe that a trusted local publisher such as On Your Patch won't do business with companies that are untrustworthy. By advertising with On your Patch in the Elmstead Area you will have a loyal customer base, you can build a positive reputation in the Elmstead Area simply through this association.
Last Minute Changes
Another benefit of local advertising in On Your Patch is rapid turnaround on production changes. If you need to make last-minute changes to your ad for the Elmstead Area , the advertising department can usually get the job done quickly
Options and Extras
On Your Patch offer small-business owners a wide range of advertising options for the Elmstead Area that can fit nearly any budget. Options include small 1/2 box ads, column ads in various sizes ,half-page or full-page adverts. You can also get extra discount for longer duration adverts
How To Advertise
Placing your advert needn't be another pain that take up hours of your time. We don't expect you to design the advert or know exactly what to put in the advert. Just have a basic idea and we can take it from there for you. If you already know what you want then you can place an order for advert for the Elmstead Area direct online here.
We cater for all types of businesses large or small within Elmstead Area and surrounding areas. When you call, we don't just try to sell you the biggest advert we can. Indeed we'll even recommend a smaller advert than you were initially thinking of if we think that will be a better solution for you. Because if you run an advert that works a) you'll advertise again and b) you will tell other people that it worked. In other words we'd rather have you as a customer for life than go for a short term win.
- Our prices are affordable for everyone, you can have a professionally designed advert in print from just £35 a month and we take credit and debit cards via Paypal
- A great shelf life, unlike free newspapers, people do keep this type of directory until their next issue is delivered
- Over 75% of our advertisers stay in every month and many have advertised with us every month. They stay in because it is the most reliable and most cost effective way to get business in Elmstead Area . In other words It works!
How much does advertising cost?
Our rates vary based on what size advert you need, how long you want to stay in for, and whether or not you need a premium page. So we ask for you to check out our Advert Rates page
if you are not sure what advert to have then feel free to Contact Us, We do not do a hard sell but prefer to understand a little about your aims for your business before making a recommendation on an advertising option for you. To assure you though, our advertising is very cost effective and we take all major debit and credit cards via PayPal and have monthly payment options for regular advertisers.
What are the deadlines?
In general our deadline is the 25th of the month. For new customers, it takes a little time to create your advert and to get your approval on it so we ask you to allow a few extra days. However, if in doubt just phone on 01322 281333. We'll let you know the absolute deadline for that particular print run.
Do I have to design my own advert?
If you don't have a graphic designer who can do it for you, our preference is that we do the design. If you book a regular advertising campaign, there is a £20.00 charge for the 1st design and free amendments there after. We only need you to provide words and your logo if you have one and we'll do the rest.
Can I design my own advert?
This of course is also perfectly acceptable! We accept adverts in either high quality JPG (300dpi) or print quality PDF format. An advert in Microsoft Word or Powerpoint is also acceptable. For your own design please check out our advert sizes.