Media Pack

What is The New Parent Survival Guide?
How can I advertise in the guide?
Where will it be distributed
How much will parents have to pay for it?
What is the website for?
How long will I be listed in the guide and on the website?
I have more than 1 baby related business

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The printed guide

2000 copies of The New Parent Guide will be printed and distributed throughout Dorset.

Added Value

New parents will visit the online directory to find local baby related services.  Increase your opportunity of being seen with added value on the website like featured posts, advertise events, special offers and customer reviews.

Targeted Market

Your advert delivered to a specific market in the printed guide and on the online website directory.

Become part of a local community

The guide has been developed not only to connect parents with service providers but also for local companies to network. We encourage you to recommend other businesses from the guide and help spread the word about this wonderful local community.

Advertising Options in the Printed Guide

There are several options for advertising in the Printed Guide and on the Website.

  • The Bronze Listing – includes your business name, e mail, contact number and website address. Listing in one category in BOTH the printed guide and the website.


  • The Silver Listing – is the same as the Bronze but you get to have your company listed in up to 2 categories on the website. (1 in the printed guide) This is ideal if your business offers services for parents before, during or after giving birth.


  • The Gold Listing – in the printed guide you receive a highlighted listing to help your business stand out. You also get a short business description on the website and one photo. You can also add your listing to up to 3 categories on the website.


  • The Platinum Listing – This is the ultimate listing on both the printed guide and on the website. In the printed guide you will receive a feature listing with a small logo, business description and are guaranteed to stand out. On the website you will receive a featured post. This means you will come up near the top of the listing for your category. You can include up to 5 photos to promote your company, Facebook link, twitter link, reviews from customers, special offers and send to friend recommendation. You will also be given priority for blog posts to be posted and also to be a ‘featured’ company with an interview all about your business.
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An example of a Bronze listing on the website

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An example of a Platinum listing on the website

The printed guide has been designed to be eye catching and full of informative information. The A5 glossy booklet will consist of 24 pages packed with helpful advice for new parents and the vibrant directory at the back to ensure it becomes a useful pocket guide.

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Baby directory in dorset contents

How else can I get involved?


We want to create the best community we can, we actively encourage companies to submit blog posts to be published on the site. You also have the option to advertise events. If you have a special offer running or an event you can advertise them on the event page. Each month we will have the opportunity for you to be a ‘featured’ company. You can be interviewed by us which will then be published on the website. This opportunities will be given priority to Platinum listing and full page advertisers first.