ADVERTSING AT NO COST
Non-Profit Organisations, Charities, Religious Institutions
and Sports Clubs contribute significantly to Heidelberg's overall
quality of life and improve residents' ability to connect with
each other and build the community.
They are all are welcome to advertise in the Heidelberg Business
Directory at NO COST.
SEVEN REASONS WHY YOU OUGHT TO ADVERTISE
IN THE HEIDELBERG BUSINESS DIRECTORY
advertising is fast becoming a major marketing tool, providing
fast, effective, targeted and measurable results, offering
real value for money and flexibility.
1. Your target audience is Heidelberg.
Heidelberg Business Directory only accepts adverts from businesses
which are located or operate in Heidelberg. In the event of the
absence of a certain type of business in Heidelberg, we may, at our
own discretion, accept an advert from a non-Heidelberg business,
provided that the advertiser services the Heidelberg community.
This stipulation implies that all businesses in this Directory
are within reach of Heidelberg residents. Furthermore, it promotes
local consumer support.
2. Your customers are online.
More than ever, consumers use the Internet to research and
select products to purchase. Your advertising will prompt them
to consider your products and services.
Your competitors are online.
Not only are your direct competitors advertising online, but
also there are many companies that now use the Internet to
target your customers. How to fight back? Make sure your
customers see your advertising to remind them why they like
your products best.
4. Cost effective.
With online advertising, you can reach a large audience 24
hours a day, 7 days a week,
quickly and at lower cost than many other media. From only
R100 per month, you can have a presence in the Heidelberg Business
5. Extend your trading hours.
Online advertising can extend your trading hours to 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week by offering your clients information about
your business, services and products any time, day or night.
Furthermore, your clients will be able to communicate with you
via email, without waiting to phone you the next morning.
6. Expand your geographical boundaries
With the Internet, there are no geographical boundaries, so
you reach a larger audience. Online advertising allows local
businesses to penetrate new markets in other geographical
areas and it is a very effective means of reaching new
7. Enhance your business image
Online advertising shows your potential customers that you are
a legitimate operation that takes its business seriously. Even
if they have never heard of you, an address on the Internet
stands out in other literature as testimony of your commitment
to your business, your product or service, and your
reputation; and shows that you care enough to reach all
markets and keep your customers informed.
ADVERTS, ADVERTISING COSTS & IMAGE ADVERTS
Each advert consists of the following:
◊ Category Listing Advert
- A text entry in a category page (left menu), with your business'
logo and details
and with a link to your website
or webpage (if applicable).***
for Crazy Daisy Cofffee Shop see
Eating Out> Coffee Shops)
An entry in the Directory of Advertisers page, in alphabetical order, with the
name of your business
and a link to your website or
webpage (if applicable).***
see Directory of
Advertisers > D > Crazy Daisy Coffee Shop)
◊ Image Advert
- An image advert to be placed on selected high-traffic pages in the
Directory website, with a link
to your website or webpage (if applicable).***
see Crazy Daisy Coffiee Shop's
- If you do not have a website to link your advert to, we can
create a webpage for you,
with your own internet address,
2. ADVERTISING COST
The cost of advertising in the Heidelberg Business Directory,
depends on the location of your Image Advert:
◊ R100 per month
- Category Listing Advert
◊ R200 per month
- Image Advert in the Front Page
◊ R100 per month
- Image Advert on selected high-traffic pages, other than the Front Page
- No design costs.
There are two types of Image Adverts, depending on their
location within the website:
- Static GIF image, 146 pixels wide by 102 pixels high
Sliding Banner Advert
- Static GIF image, 146 pixels wide by 45 pixels high
SUBMIT AN ENQUIRY TO PLACE AN ADVERT ON THE HEIDELBERG BUSINESS
If you require
any further information or would just like to enquire about
advertising in theHeidelberg Business Directory, submit an enquiry
now, placing you under no obligation.