Monday, March 27th
Advertising on Marpole Online
Marpole Online offers a selection of targeted, various-sized, and totally clickable advertising spaces ranging from the totally inexpensive to the very, very cheap. Because an affordable and growing Vancouver neighbourhood like Marpole deserves local advertising that isn't priced for Yaletown!
Our ads are ideal marketing solutions for local businesses that are looking to put their brands and special events in front of thousands of web-savvy Marpolians without paying the heavy premium of print. It's a great way to reach our neighbourhood market!
A local urban audience
A highly targeted audience
A unique neighbourhood demographic
A loyal audience. (The average visitor spends two minutes on our website!)
Your ad can appear:
on our very popular home page and in our Business Finder containing over 500 local businesses and organizations!
Your latest tweet can now be an ad on Marpole Online!
Ask us about our new Twitter ads where your latest Tweet (with a specific hashtag) becomes the text of your ad. Wanna change your add daily, weekly or monthly? No problem! Don't know how to use Twitter? We'll help you get set up and even give you a free training lesson!
For prices and all advertising inquiries, please email email@example.com.
How to update out-dated listings
All Marpole BIA members receive basic business listings and a short business description including annual updates at no charge. If you are not a member of the Marpole BIA and are already listed in our Business Finder your address and contact information will also be updated at no charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Finder Text Listings (Company Name, Address & Contact Info)
1. Basic Business Listing:
A business listing includes your business name, address and contact information, and up to 2 categories. It is only searchable by your company name and up to 2 categories. For better results, we recommend purchasing a short or long description (see below).
2. Basic Business Listing & Searchable Short Description:
Get found more often! Along with your address and contact information, this also includes a 200 character searchable description (approximately 35 words) describing your business. We can edit or update your listing for a small fee.
3. Basic Business Listing & Searchable Long Description:
Get found more often! Along with your address and contact information, this also includes a 400 character searchable description (approximately 70 words) describing your business. We can edit or update your listing for a small fee.
Home Page & Business Finder Sidebar Advertisement
We now offer a large home page sidebar ad for maximum exposure. Our home page sidebar ad is also displayed on every search in our Business Finder. Now priced per month with a minimum 6 month term!
Business Finder Sidebar Advertisements
All graphic ads appear on every search page for maximum exposure!
1. Big Box:
The small ad is our most affordable ad and is great for increasing brand awareness with your logo and telephone number appearing on every search page! It provides you with enough space to describe your business and include a logo and small photo or graphic. Now priced per month with a minimum 3 month term!
4. Tall Block:
A large ad provides you with more space for your logo, a graphic or photo, a description of your services, special offers, and a call-to-action. Now priced per month with a minimum 6 month term!
Technical Specifications & Details:
Ads must be submitted in one of the following formats: JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, AI, TIFF, or EPS. Sizes are as follows: 235x200 pixels, 235x400 pixels and 200x600 pixels. All ads must be 72dpi and no larger than 75kb. Animated GIFs are allowed but should be optimized for the web.
Please email email@example.com for design, pricing and placement of animated Flash (SWF) ads if desired. For optimum results, please include a landing page URL to your website. Landing pages should further explain the services or offer made in your ad. Linking to your home page or email address may result in fewer sales/conversions.
Not sure how to design your ad? It's best to keep it simple and include a call to action. We can design your ad for a small extra fee.