Visit Dorset Business Support Increase your business profile with Visit Dorset
We offer a full range of opportunities to showcase your business to new customers and to help you raise brand awareness for Visit Dorset members our partner organisation and sponsors.
Businesses offering experiences and activities can also opt to be included in printed marketing in our Dorset Days Out map and guide.
If you are looking to raise further awareness, increase web traffic or generate more bookings, take advantage of one of our additional feature opportunities available on the official visitor website for Dorset.
Business promotion on visit-dorset.com
Do you aim to attract visitors to Dorset to be your customers? Then visit-dorset.com is just the place to spend your marketing budget.
Visit Dorset is a trusted and established brand, our website ranks highly in all Dorset tourism related searches.
Our website receives an average of 2.5 million visits per year and we have advertising options for all budgets including our maximum exposure listing to be featured on a large proportion of our webpages.
We offer great value options for our members to enhance their marketing with us and can provide you with your statistics so that you can assess your advertising and book again with confidence.
Advertising options for Visit Dorset members include following extra options:
- Banner adverts displayed on most pages of visit-dorset.com
- Feature adverts featuring on specific sections e.g. Things to Do, What's On events pages, Visit Weymouth, Visit Bournemouth, other towns or village landing pages, the Jurassic Coast, Places to Eat and Drink in Dorset plus lots more options.
Please call us to discuss your ideas and advertising needs.
Visit Dorset Banner Ads
Maximum exposure for your business on visit-dorset.com.
This popular advertising space features not only on our homepage, it's also on most pages of the website.
We price this advert on a monthly basis, our website visits fluctuate seasonally from 100,000 to 480,000 visits per month.
Please note that no one business can book this large banner ad for more than two consecutive months at a time and bookings are taken on a first come first serve basis, contact us for our monthly prices ranging from £300- £500 +vat and information about word count and URL requirements, banners measure 1000 x 400 px.
Here's an example of how that could look...
We also now have available 600 x 500 px feature banner ad options - these banners are displayed in sets of 3 and you are able book one or more at a time, perhaps for a campaign.
These new advertising features are not only on our homepage, they are also on most pages of the website.
We price these adverts on a monthly basis please contact us for our monthly prices ranging from £150- £300 +vat per feature banner ad.
Here's an example of how our feature ads might look for your business...
Say hello to our email newsletter subscribers
We create topical and seasonal content for our growing database of over 31,000 email newsletter subscribers to make sure that Dorset is never far from their minds.
Do you have an exclusive offer, competition, or a campaign that would be of interest to them?
Contact us to book a feature in our monthly consumer e-newsletter prices start at £75 - £150 (including image limited text and URL link).
B2B communications to Dorset Tourism Businesses
If you offer a special discount or an open day for owners of Dorset tourism businesses, you might like to use our e-newsletter to advertise your promotion or invitation.
We send monthly communications to 700 Dorset tourism business and could help you deliver your news. Our subscribers trust us to make sure that we only send information that's relevant to them, so these emails have a very high open rate and we can only accept certain articles that fit our criteria.
Member price £50 - £100 (including image limited text and URL link).
Contact us if you'd like to partner with us to offer competition prizes. Offering a fabulous prize can be a really effective way of raising the awareness of your business and Visit Dorset is a trusted brand which helps competitions have a great success rate.
Offering prizes can also be a good way to increase your database or social media for future communications.
All competitions are hosted on visit-dorset.com website within our competitions section and promoted via our social media.
We can also add additional promotion for competition to our consumer e-newsletters and can discuss availability and pricing options for this with you.
Example of a competition partnership with Durdle Door Holiday Park
Press Trips and PR
Contact us if you are interested in hosting press trips to journalists or social media influencers. We'll try to help you reach your target markets via our media networks.
If you are launching a new business, recently invested in your business or have something unique to offer, tell us about it.
Visit Dorset invests in TravMedia - The Travel Industry’s Global Network system, connecting with media and PR professionals.
Love what we do and feel that your brand is a great fit for us? We'd love to hear from you about collaborating for mutual benefit. Visit Dorset is supported by Dorset Council and it's important for us to find innovative ways of funding what we do. We can work with you to design a promotional package that fits your budget and helps you highlight your brand to our considerable audiences.
Contact us to arrange a discussion with our marketing team
Social media boost
Use our successful social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to run a campaign for your business.
Facebook 39.4k followers
Instagram 35.4k followers
Twitter 18.3k followers
Town Councils and partner organisations
Visit Dorset can now offer a range of options to town councils and partner organisations. Talk to us about tourism websites with incredible technical functionality and the ability to help you support your communities. Visit Dorset is providing town websites (microsites of visit-dorset.com) for two Dorset towns for 2022 Lyme Regis and Sherborne.
Our team can also help plan and host social media campaigns and banner adverts for Town Councils, Business Improvement Districts (BIDS) or organisations in partnership with you.
We welcome discussions and collaborations and have creative ideas and solutions that can be economical and effective for you as well as benefitting from our teams expertise and experience.
Contact us to arrange an initial chat to see how we can help.