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.


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3 Convenient Options
No Long-Term Contracts - Cancel Any Time!

Discover Bradenton Membership
$24/mo. or $240/yr.

  • 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 to your listing
  • Improve your SEO and increase your organic traffic with high-quality backlinks
  • Master your marketing with our Marketing Success Academy 
  • Grow your business with access to our “Ditch the Pitch” members-only networking lunches (Mini-Masterminds)
  • Enjoy free admission to our monthly in-person happy hour networking events (1 free ticket per mo.)

Ultimate Business Growth Package
$49/mo. or $490/yr.

When you’re ready to level up your marketing efforts, we’re here to help! Our Ultimate Business Growth Package includes a Discover Bradenton membership, PLUS… 

🔒 Professionally created business listing.
🔒 Online Reviews Management Tool to easily request, monitor, respond to, and share reviews.
🔒 Done-for-You Event Posting and Promotion.
🔒 A personalized, one-on-one marketing strategy session to ensure you get the most out of your membership.
🔒 Monthly email check-ins.
🔒 An online business spotlight, where we’ll feature your business across our website, email newsletter, and social media.
🔒 Access to our “Find Your Freedom” Success Path  (online courses).
🔒 Free access to all monthly networking events, plus one extra guest ticket per event ($24/mo. value).

#SupportLocal Sponsor

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

  • Your business listing featured on our home page
  • Your logo + link to your website in our weekly email newsletter
  • Sponsorship announcement on our Facebook business page (16k+ followers)
  • Recognition at our networking events
  • Free admission for your whole team to all of our networking events
  • Featured article or guest post on Discover Bradenton’s blog
  • Monthly email check-ins + quarterly strategy sessions

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, the cost of your membership helps to 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 our event calendar. With our streamlined event submission form, it’s easy to add all of your events in just a few minutes!

Don’t have time to deal with it? Choose our Ultimate Business Growth Package or become a #SupportLocal Sponsor, and we’ll promote your events for you and help you promote them. 

Up-Level Your Marketing

It’s common for small business owners to struggle with getting the attention they need to really thrive. Our Marketing Success Academy provides you with a wealth of resources to help you improve your marketing, make your business more efficient, and start seeing real results from your efforts – so you can finally stop working so many hours and start actually enjoying your life!

Inside the Academy, you’ll find a Digital Marketing Toolbox, Course Library, Forums, Member Directory, and more! You’ll also be able to take advantage of Member-to-Member discounts, saving money on everything from web design and print advertising to printing, payment processing, and more! 

Subscribe to our Ultimate Business Growth Package or become a #SupportLocal Sponsor, and you’ll also get access to our Customized Reviews Management Tool and our “Find Your Freedom” Success path. 

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 – and we organically rank for many of the most popular local search terms. In addition, we currently have over 16,000 Facebook followers and over 3,000 Instagram followers. We also reach an average of 96,600 Facebook users each month. 

Using our platform helps 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!

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