This program has been developed in partnership with rdnewsNOW to assist Downtown business owners in creating brand awareness for your business online.
rdnewsNOW.comis Central Alberta’s online news network, focused on bringing you the latest, as it happens local news, sports and community information. The rdnewsNOW.com newsroom has a dedicated team of journalists who pride themselves on providing accurate and current information. The free news service will be seen and shared by hundreds of thousands daily in Central Alberta and beyond. Since its launch in July of 2016 rdnewsNOW.com has seen over 1.5 million page views, and over 400 thousand users.
Benefits of the program
• An online presence at a low cost to Downtown businesses • Creative freedom to advertise your business and feature the product/service of your choice • This opportunity is available exclusively to businesses within the Business Improvement Area (BIA)
• A rotating ad (800x200 px) on the RDNewsNow website, on the News, Sports, Featured section of www.rdnewsnow.com • Your ad will be part of a set of four ads. One ad will feature the Downtown Business Association and/or a general Downtown Red Deer ad. The other three will focus on Downtown businesses. Ads will be visible 24 hours per day for the duration of the agreement. • When clicked, the ad set will take users to a page on the DBA website containing special offers from each of the three featured businesses • This opportunity is available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited availability • All advertising content is subject to approval by the DBA • $244.50 + tax per month, minimum 3-month commitment
Complete and submit an application to the DBA, either electronically or in hard copy form. You will be contacted by a DBA or rdnewsNOW staff member to confirm the details of your application and obtain any additional information needed.