Discover Bradenton’s “Shop Local” Holiday Guide.
Business Listing Request

Discover Bradenton’s fifth-annual “Shop Local” Holiday Guide is going to be the biggest and best ever!
There are 3 ways you can participate…

  1. Half-Page Listing – FREE for Members
    This includes your logo, a link to your website or social media page, and your offer/discount. You MUST include an offer or discount to receive a free listing. (See “Requirements” section below)
  2. Full-Page Ad – $50
    This is an 8″ w x 10″ h (768 x 960 pixel) graphic ad. You provide the graphic (JPG or PNG), or we can create it for you for an additional $20. Holiday theme is preferred but not required. Discount/offer not required (unless you want to include one).
  3. Two-Page Article $125 (Limit 10 total – first come, first served)
    Professionally written article about your business, with images. You can provide suggestions and photos or provide the full article. (See last year’s guide below for examples)We will provide a preview prior to publication. 

The deadline to apply is 10/30. Spots are limited, so secure yours today!
You do NOT have to provide your graphic today. Email it to by 10/30.
Wondering what to expect? 
CLICK HERE to view last year’s guide ” 

The guide will be released in on November 15th and will be heavily promoted through 12/31.

  • Prominent placement on our website (over 20k visitors per month)
  • Distribution via email to our subscribers (over 3,000 subscribers)
  • Distribution through our Facebook page (over 16k followers / 96k monthly reach)
  • Promotion during live networking events
  • Paid ad promotion on social media
  • Postcard handouts with QR codes available to all participants
  • Participant social media shares (see requirements below)


  • Every business claiming a free listing must include an offer or discount. You’re free to add an expiration date.
    (ex. “Mention Discover Bradenton and receive 10% off your order. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Expires 12/31/2023)

    It doesn’t have to be a big discount! You can do something like $5 off, free gift wrapping, a special discount day, or a free gift with purchase — feel free to use your imagination! (Note, if you purchase a full-page ad or article, you don’t have to include a discount — unless you want to!)

  • If you purchase a full-page ad, please provide a graphic by 10/30. Or, we can design one for you for $20.
  • If you purchase a 2-page article, please provide images and a rough draft of the information you would like to include no later than 10/30.
  • Every participant must share the final gift guide on at least one of their social media platforms.
  • All information (logos, descriptions, offers, images, etc.) must be received no later than the end of the day on October 30th.