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Sponsored Facebook Posts

A Sponsored Facebook Post gives your business the opportunity to promote any offers you have to our ever growing Facebook audience. We will share your Sponsored Post on our Facebook account. The post can either link through to an offer page on your website or to an advertorial page on our website.

Sponsored Facebook Competitions

Sponsored Facebook Competitions give you the opportunity to directly engage with our Facebook audience. From just £500 a week, you can put your competition in front of our loyal, local social media audience, complementing your existing print and digital advertising campaigns.

Sponsored Tweets

We’ll help you reach our ever growing Twitter following, via our trusted media brands that enjoy real loyalty in the local communities. We’re offering Sponsored Tweets to help your business reach an engaged, local audience, informing them of your promotions, events or services.

Channel Targeting

A great targeting option for local online advertisers. You can now target a select group of our website users based on the articles they choose to read.

Behavioural Targeting

Your adverts can be targeted based on age, gender, preferences and buying behaviours of our audience. You define the perfect customer – then reach people who have shown an active interest in relevant products or services.

Geo Targeting

Geo Targeting allows your adverts to be displayed to a relevant audience based on their geographical location.

Audience Re-Targeting

You can target a select group of our audience who have an interest in a geographical area, based on the news articles they choose to read. This helps you to reach an audience relevant to your business location, increase your local brand awareness, and improve response.

Contextual Targeting

Target our audience based on keywords in articles. You can pick keywords based on your advertising strategy and your ads will be displayed around any articles containing those keywords.

Mobile Expand

A banner which when tapped expands to display a highly engaging large creative or video – dominating the screen and engaging the user.

Slider

The Slider is a highly engaging mobile format that allows the user to shift between several key sales messages.

Card Deck

Card Deck is a format that stacks a number of display messages on top of each other. When a user swipes to either right or left it places the top card at the bottom of the stack.

Road Devil

A rich and engaging mobile ad format, expanding from a banner to a multi-slide format, housing images, video, social media feeds or a searchable map.

Portrait Devil

Combines several rich media formats within a single space including social media feeds, video content and scrollable galleries – delivering high impact video and user interaction with one ad.

Cascade

This is launched from a high impact billboard ad unit – users click to initiate the ‘cascade effect’ in which several panels drop down to reveal a wealth of advertiser content.

Mobile MPU

Our mobile MPU adverts is displayed on our responsive websites viewed on small tablets and smart-phones. The advert is displayed at adjacent to related topics within our article pages.

Clickable Skin

Clickable Skins take creative content (specified by you) and use it to replace the entire background of the page. Unlike the traditional site skin this one delivers the complete Rich Media experience with animation and interactivity.

Video MPU

This is like a regular MPU but with an embedded video to increase engagement and response. It interacts with the user and allows for a world of creative possibilities. Research has found video advertising to drive up to six times more response and 66% of users who click through to a video will proceed to watch it, with an average dwell time of 52 seconds.

Page Peel

Make your campaign stand out and increase engagement by encouraging visitors to ‘peel’ back the page to uncover your advert. Overlays and page peels are a fun way to incorporate rich media.

Expanding Leaderboard

Expanding Leaderboard is a high impact advertising unit, engaging customers through clear calls to action and expanding down from the top of the screen ensuring your message is displayed in prime position.

Expanding MPU

This is like a video MPU except as the user rolls or hovers over the ad, it expands, allowing them to better view the video content in a larger frame.

Expanding Leaderboard Video

An Expanding Leaderboard incorporating video for enhanced user engagement and interaction as well as the opportunity for more creative possibilities.

Reskin

Reskins have total page dominance, wrapping around the site’s main content and taking over all of the advertising slots. This provides the most powerful advertising message for your business as the only advertiser on the page.

MPU

Multiple Purpose Units (MPU) These versatile square-shaped ad spaces occupy a prime spot among the web page’s main content – usually above the fold. They can include flat or interactive content and users can click through to your landing page – great for driving awareness and traffic.

Ad Bar

This is a fixed ad unit displayed across the bottom of the browser bar. Hover over it though and the ad will open up to attract user interest and increase the likelihood of a response.

Overlay

Large format display adverts to reach a large audience. Overlays sit on top of the page presenting you message on top of the content.

Mobile Overlay

Mobile overlays are a highly effective large format advertising unit designed to help you connect with a mobile audience.

MMA Banner

The MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Banner is ‘sticky’ so your advert stays visible as users scroll down through the content.

Billboard

A highly effective ad spot right at the top of the page above the main navigation bar. These can contain flat imagery or rich media to deliver strong results from an eye-catching position.

Super MPU

Double the impact of your campaign with a Super MPU. Located on our article pages, these also can display flat imagery or rich media, and are an excellent addition to a re-skin (read on to find out more about reskins).

Wide Skyscrapper

A wider version of the traditional skyscraper, these highly visible and effective ads run down the right hand side of the page in a fixed position.

Leaderboard

A high-impact ad slot at the top of the page, Leaderboards are a great way to effectively communicate with our audience and drive visitors to your landing page.

Takeover

Dominate a section of your chosen website with a Takeover. The Takeover replaces the entire background of the page and also includes a MPU and Bottom Leaderboard. Takeover are available on the Homepage, News and Sport sections (subject to availability).

Sponsorship Bars

A fixed position sponsorship strip in a highly prominent position at the top of the page, under the main site masthead. It uses text and imagery to drive customers through to your landing page.

In Your Area Skin

Reach a local audience with an In Your Area site skin. The entire background of the page is replaced with your site skin that clicks through to your website or social media page. This is a fixed position advert, meaning your business has total exclusivity of the space for the full length of your advertising campaign.

Leaderboard

A high-impact ad slot at the top of the page, Leaderboards are a great way to effectively communicate with our audience and drive visitors to your landing page.

MMA Banner

The MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Banner is ‘sticky’ so your advert stays visible as users scroll down through the content.

Wide Skyscrapper

A wider version of the traditional skyscraper, these highly visible and effective ads run down the right hand side of the page in a fixed position.

MPU

Multiple Purpose Units (MPU) These versatile square-shaped ad spaces occupy a prime spot among the web page’s main content – usually above the fold. They can include flat or interactive content and users can click through to your landing page – great for driving awareness and traffic.