Discover Bradenton is the go-to site for residents and visitors who want to learn more about the area, find the businesses and services they need, and keep their finger on the pulse of all the hottest local news and events.

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Media and Marketing Support for Local Businesses in Manatee County

What is Discover Bradenton?

We are a community of local business owners committed to supporting each other and Keeping Bradenton Strong. Discover Bradenton provides Manatee County business owners with media exposure, marketing opportunities, and the chance to make valuable connections with referral partners, mentors, and customers who are actively looking for the products and services you offer.

Discover Bradenton offers members the opportunity to spread the word about all the exciting things happening in their business and the efforts they’re making to better our community. From ad space in our digital publications and shout-outs on our social media platforms to in-person and online networking groups, we offer a wide variety of opportunities to grow your business.

Why Join Discover Bradenton?
Here are a few of the perks you'll receive!

Connect with Local Customers

Discover Bradenton is the go-to site for locals and visitors who want to learn more about the area. We make it easy to find the businesses and services you need and keep your finger on the pulse of all the hottest local news and events. 

Becoming a Discover Bradenton Member ensures your business will always stay top-of-mind. Not only can you secure a prominent spot in our directory, but you’ll also have a chance to participate in our unique and effective advertising opportunities.

Support Your Community

Discover Bradenton’s massive #SupportLocal campaign is making waves! Every day, we’re working hard to remind residents about the impact of keeping their hard-earned money in our community. 

When you become a member of Discover Bradenton, your monthly dues help support our ongoing efforts to #KeepBradentonStrong. By joining, you’re also showing that you’re committed to supporting the other local businesses in our community.

Promote Your Events

Do you host events, classes, workshops, or other in-person activities? We’ll help you promote them! 

Every member receives access to the back end of our event calendar. With features like the ability to import details from Facebook and create recurring event posts, it’s easy to add all of your events in just a few minutes!

Don’t have time to deal with it? Choose the “Done For You” Membership or #SupportLocal Sponsorship and we’ll handle everything for you. 

Up-Level Your Marketing

Most business owners struggle with their marketing. We make it easy! Every month, we provide our members with pre-made, customizable social media templates so you can easily maintain your online presence. Our exclusive Member Vault also contains video tutorials and other resources to help you master your marketing.

All “Done for You” members and #SupportLocal Sponsors also receive quarterly strategy sessions. During this meeting, we’ll discuss your upcoming promotions and ensure you’re taking advantage of all the resources available to help you grow your business.

Amplify Your Message

As small business owners ourselves, we know how hard it can be to compete against “the big guys” with massive marketing budgets. That’s why we’re committed to using the power of our website traffic, search rankings, and social media following to help local businesses share their stories. attracts over 25,400 visitors and receives over 34,900 page views each month. We also organically rank for many of the most popular local search terms. In addition, we currently have over 15,000 Facebook followers and reach an average of 96,600 users each month.

This allows us to help you amplify your message and improve your organic reach. It’s one of the best ways to get it in front of people who are actively looking for the products and services you provide!

Become a Discover Bradenton Member Today!

3 Convenient Membership Levels
No Long-Term Contracts - Cancel Any Time!

Basic Membership - $24/mo.

  • Get your business noticed with a robust directory listing
  • Easily post & promote your events 
  • Create a buzz with our member-only marketing campaigns
  • Attract new customers by adding an offer or discount
  • Improve your SEO and increase your organic traffic
  • Receive a free ad in each of our digital publications 
  • Master your marketing with our Member Vault (marketing training & tools)
  • Enjoy free admission to our in-person networking events (1 free ticket per mo.)

"Done For You" Membership - $49/mo. Pro Support + Full Academy Access

Do you want more “hands-on” help with your marketing? Our “Done for You” Membership includes everything above, as well as:

  • Professionally created directory listing
  • “Done for you” event posting & promotion
  • Access to our Marketing Success Academy (coming soon!)
  • 2 free networking event tickets per month

You’ll also receive Quarterly Strategy Sessions to help you plan out your marketing and promotions and ensure you stay on track with your goals. 

#SupportLocal Sponsor - $99/mo.

Show your support for our local community and receive exclusive perks! #SupportLocal Sponsors receive all the benefits listed above as well as:

  • Your logo + link to your listing on our home page
  • Your logo + link to your website in our weekly email newsletter
  • Sponsorship announcement on our Facebook business page (15k+ followers)
  • Recognition at our networking events
  • Quarterly social media shout-outs
  • Featured article or guest post on Discover Bradenton’s blog
  • Up to 4 free networking event tickets per month

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