Advertising brings new business into your store and supports the ability of CarrickExtra.com to publish more stories about the Carrick area.
When your business sponsors CarrickExtra.com, your business receives:
- Diplay ad with link rotated through CarrickExtra.com with other display ads
- Free display ad creation
- Seasonal changes to your ad at no additional cost
|Time Frame||Monthly Investment|
|First three (3) months||$210.00|
|Second three (3) months||$180.00|
|Third three (3) months||$150.00|
|After nine (9) months||$125.00|
Months must be consecutive. First month is paid in advance. Rates may change at any time. Lock in rates with a contract. Contracts are billed monthly.
A Sponsored Story is an article that promotes a business or service to people who live in South Pittsburgh. It is written by the CarrickExtra.com editorial staff. Businesses use a Sponsored Story on CarrickExtra.com to shape consumer attitudes towards your business. People are highly receptive to sponsored content if it is relevant, authoritative and trustworthy, and can have a positive experience with it –- for example if the article tells a story rather than simply presenting a product or service. Visitors to CarrickExtra.com expect Sponsored Stories to be helpful, entertaining or both. Using it works best for established businesses looking to enhance and differentiate their image, deepen existing consumer relationships or launch extensions. Paid articles will be clearly identified as a Sponsored Story.
Here’s what a business receives:
- Copy written for client approval
- Article to be published on CarrickExtra.com & promoted to the front page
- Article to include at least one link to client’s business website, Facebook page or other social media
- Phone number to be clickable on smartphones
- Social media sharing available for published article
- Article to remain on CarrickExtra.com
- Article will be searchable with possible tagging
Please note that Sponsored Stories move down and off the front page in the normal course of other articles being added.
As people research online before making a local purchase, your business must be online, look great and be search engine friendly. CarrickExtra.com business websites are designed to attract new customers for your business with a down-to-earth website that, at the same time, doesn’t look like every other website. It will be visually appealing so that consumers spend time scanning through it and decide to stop by your brick-and-mortar location. We’ll work with you to put the information online that you believe will help grow your businesses.
Today, more people look at websites on smartphones and tablets, which calls for a responsive approach to insure that your business website displays well regardless of the device people see it on.
With a website, consumers can find your business online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. As a result, your business will have more customers. And that is what you want, right? The price of the investment can vary based on your business website requirements. Contact us for more information about designing your new business website.