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Come on in, one and all – the Greystones water is absolutely lovely…
Yep, if you want to get noticed in this town, you need to jump right into our great big, happy GG family.
As we’ve grown from 35,000 hits a month in 2016 to over 200,000 today, the Guide has become an indispensable part of Greystones. A daily love letter to the town, the mix of news, interviews, special offers, events guide, business listings, photo albums and the occasional bout of silliness has made the Greystones Guide the #1 town site in Wicklow.
If not de whole country.
The Guide is a truly unique site, and our main aim is to promote the town, and all who sail in her – and for that reason, we have created membership and promotional options exclusively for local businesses that genuinely cost a fraction of other media outlets.
For example, a whole year on the Guide (being part of our daily updates, front-page splashes and social media round-ups, etc) costs just €95. Compare that to enjoymalahide.com, which charges €660 for the year, and boasts of just 45,000 hits a month. We have over four times as many hits for over one-sixth of the price.
That’s how much we love this town.
Below are all our options, in long-hand. If you’d prefer the short version, click here. The main thing to remember is, we can tailor a package to fit your specific needs, and your budget.
Elsewhere, we’ve broken it down to small, local businesses here, big businesses here, advertising and sponsoring options here, our Cover Star package here (designed purely to put local businesses on the map), our one-stop poster design, print and distribution options here, and our photo shoot options here. If, on the other hand, you’re not quite sure yet how the Guide can help, read on, my friend…
Spreading The Good Word
Occasionally irreverent but always relevant, the Guide works with Greystones retailers, plumbers, electricians, yoga masters and all the other crafters and traders to help spread the good word far beyond an individual businesses’ circle of social media bubble. As the likes of Facebook and Twitter become more and more swamped in sponsored spam, the Guide cuts through the trolls and tribulations of social media to bring you a true, clear directory of this town.
We’re always happy to run charity events and job offers for free, of course. For everyone else, we’ve got lots of options – and each comes with your very own customised GG page, which will feature all your information, images, contact details and links. We also have a vast library of striking images and gifs to help your Guide presence pop. And if you need photographs taken of your business, we have a special membership rate of just €45 – check it out right here.
And, once again, our prices are ridiculously low. The Guide being more of a co-op than a company.
A mere €10 for a four-week promotional listings membership; €25 for your own customised page for six weeks, €35 if you’d like that with a week on the cover. As for the yearly membership, it’s just €30 for your customised Guide page, €50 for that page plus all calendar, seasonal and promotional listings, or €95 for all of the above along with eight free feature pages (each worth 25). There’s also a yearly VIP €250 package, which comes with all of the above plus twelve What’s Hot This Week banner spots (each worth €35) and a cover story interview (worth €75).
We’re here to promote Greystones as a top-of-the-range, Grade A, kick-ass town – which, of course, it is – by bringing together our history, our present day and what’s to come. One day, the Guide will stand as a major record of our town. So future generations can marvel at just how dang cool we are.
Hold The Front Page!
Beyond membership, we have other groovy options for you to reach out to the good people of Greystones, and beyond.
Again, at ridiculously low prices, we have front-page advertorial spaces just for local businesses. Find out about our these groovy offers right here, where you can be What’s Hot This Week banner material for just €35. Or become a bona-fide cover star for just €75 – open only to local businesses, this includes the cover story, a photo shoot and a video chat. Read all about that doozy right here.
Dancing With The Big Boys
We love big business too, of course, with options for national brands to sponsor popular Guide features, or become a big part of our regular month-long competitions and annual awards. Find out more about our VIP packages here.
Join Our Weekly Gig Guide
If trippin’ the light fantastic is your thing, you can join our weekly online and poster Gig Guide campaigns – details here – or sponsor this long-running, far-reaching and hugely popular weekly round-up of music, movies, madness and mayhem. Get into the Greystones groove here.
Our One-Stop Shop Poster Campaigns
We’ve also recognised the need for simple and inexpensive posters – so, we’re offering not only a custom-designed poster but also the printing and distribution around the town, and beyond, with special rates for charities. Details here.
So, there’s something for every kind of business and every size of pocket when it comes to getting the word out there on your soaraway Greystones Guide. And as we strive to make the site ever-greater, we’re always looking for new ways to promote the town, and all it has to offer.
We’ll be your eyes, your ears, your mouth and even your beautiful face online, watching threads and trends online and sharing your page when you fit the bill. Seven days a week, 365 days a year…
You can find out more by simply emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can submit your details right here, and cough up some moolah below, or right here. If the interweb frightens you, there’s always the oul’ 20th century option – 0872848684.
Whatever you choose to do, just know that the Guide loves you. Just the way you are. Even if you have let yourself go recently.