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 2 ways you can participate…

  1. Full-Page Ad – FREE
    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. Holiday theme is preferred but not required. Discount/offer not required (unless you want to include one).

  2. Two-Page Article $125 (Limit 10 total – first come, first served)
    Professionally written article about your business, with images. (See last year’s guide below for examples)
    You can provide suggestions and photos or provide the full article. 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 graphics today. You can email them to before October 30th. 
Be sure to review the “Requirements” section below.
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)


  • Please provide your graphic by 10/30. You can email it to Or, we can design one for you.
  • 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.