Holiday Guide – Listings

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

Discover Bradenton’s third-annual “Shop Local” Holiday Guide is going to be the biggest and best ever!

All paid members receive a FREE 1/2 page ad.
Non-members may purchase a 1/2 -page ad for $40
(Or you can join today for as little as $25 a month and receive your ad for free!)

Wondering what to expect? Check out last year’s guide

The guide will be released in early November and will be heavily promoted, including:

  • Prominent placement on our website (over 13k visitors per month)
  • Distribution via email to our subscribers (Over 2k subscribers)
  • Distribution through our Facebook page (12,500 followers / over 50k monthly reach)
  • Promotion during live networking events
  • Paid ad promotion
  • Participant social media shares (see requirements below)

Size Guidelines:
Full Page: 8w x 10h inches  (768 x 960 pixels)

New This Year – Shop Crawl Giveaway

Upgrade your ad and drive traffic to your brick-and-mortar location! For just $40 ($30 for members) you’ll receive a framed custom QR code to display at your location. From November 1st to December 31st, customers can scan the code each time they visit to earn an entry into our giveaway. This will be promoted in our guide as well as through all of the methods outlined above.

Ready to get started? Click the link below to learn more and sign up! 


  • Every business 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 12/31/2021)

    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!)

  • All shop crawl participants must provide a gift card (min. $10 value) for the giveaway grand prize.

  • If you purchase a full-page ad, please provide a graphic by 10/20. 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 10/20. 

  • Every business listed 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 20th.