I hear a lot of people saying that social media has replaced print advertising and marketing. I’m here to tell you that not only is that not the case but in fact they make a damn fine team!

As you know, each quarter we announce the winner of the FREE advert with Link Directories.

This quater's congratulations goes to our winner, Lucy Hatch.    Lucy specialises in Child tuition including English from Primary to GCSE and Grammar entrance tests.

Fingers crossed – Summer is just around the corner. The schools break up next month, and we are all starting to think about our Summer holidays, hopefully spending more time outside in our gardens, holding BBQs and Summer picnics.

Time to put away your sun tan lotion and dig out the scarves and woolly hats. The kids are going back to school and here are some important dates to think about for your promotions over the next three months:

These days being in business is all about building relationships. Trust is a huge factor when it comes to making a purchase, whether that be for having a new lock fitter, purchasing a new kitchen or bathroom, having new windows, having their garden landscaped or an extension built on the house.

Does your advert include a Call To Action?

What is a Call To Action you may ask?

Well by definition, in marketing, a call-to-action (CTA) is an instruction to the audience to provoke an immediate response, usually using an imperative verb such as “call now,”

At long last it looks like the better weather is on its way and you can start gearing up for your summer promotions.  Here are some dates you might want to bear in mind:

Mon 6th June         Schools first day of term*
Tue 7th June          Ramadan begins

Print advertising may not be as sexy and exciting as advertising via new media and television, but does that mean it is less successful?

Here are 8 stats taken from the 2015 Magazine Media Factbook which may surprise you:

In this increasingly competitive world small businesses need to keep on top of their marketing.

Link Directories are experts in this field. We have vast experience in print media and can supply all the services and products you would expect including:

Despite this being the Google Age, local magazines are still thriving and recognised as a valuable advertising medium. So how and why do they still work so well?

People continue to announce the death of print newspapers. The Independent, launched as a UK newspaper in 1986, has announced that it will cease print publication this month.

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