How to get in the Mix
With an average monthly readership of more than 100,000 unique users and more than 1 million hits in the first half of 2016, YorkMix is the leading independent online guide to what’s happening in York.
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There are many different ways to get into YorkMix.
News, views & community
We are always interested in genuine news stories or opinions with a York angle and if you think you have one, send it across to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a York charity, community or not-for-profit group, you can submit your story via our community news section. We cannot guarantee inclusion but submitting your stories this way gives us a chance to publish more.
And if you have an event based in York, you can add it directly to our What’s On guide here.
We also have a range of options to help promote your event or business, starting from just £42. Click on the buttons below to find out more.
Give your event a homepage what’s on boost
Our homepage is the most read page on YorkMix and you can boost your event on it for just £42 inc. VAT per week.
What’s on boosts are shown randomly in rotation as part of a slideshow containing no more than six events. Your boost links to your event in the YorkMix what’s on section. New boosts are uploaded every Monday morning.
The photograph must be supplied by yourself and be a minimum of 714 pixels wide by 510 pixels deep. We will scale and crop larger images to fit this standard size.
Homepage business boost
You can promote your story or business with a YorkMix homepage boost for just £60 inc. VAT per week.
Business boosts are shown randomly in rotation as part of a slideshow containing no more than three stories or promotions. Your boost appears near the top of the homepage for maximum visibility on laptops, phones and tablets.
It can link to your story or promotion on YorkMix or your own website or Facebook page. New boosts are uploaded every Monday morning.
The artwork can be supplied by yourself or created by YorkMix. It must be exactly 714 pixels wide by 510 pixels deep.
If you have a special offer or a deal, you can use the promoted posts to advertise them.
Your promoted post headline and link will appear on the YorkMix homepage.
This homepage headline will link through to a post in the promoted section of the website with one main image and up to 150 words and a single hyperlink to your website or FaceBook page. Your story will stay on the site for two weeks.
Your post will get one tweet to our 7,000+ followers.
It will also be displayed within the main content on many stories on the site, ensuring a wide audience including our Facebook readership.
Partnership editorial package
One story or preview, typically containing up to 500 words, 3 images and 1 embedded video. Each package is tailor-made with the help of YorkMix and full creative options are available.
Your story will stay live for six months. It will appear in the ‘run of paper’ as engaging content, alongside regular stories as well as featuring in the ‘Partnerships’ highlights spread throughout the site.
We offer a cost-effective, editorial-led short film service, creating 2 to 3 minute films which are dual branded (YorkMix and Partner Organisation) and available to publish on your own website and promoted as well on the YorkMix website and social media channels.
The package includes: Once local filming session with one camera, up to 2 hours long and one round if edits, plus inclusion of any logos and credits. See an example of our promotional films here – and more YorkMix videos here.
YorkMix Media creative services
The creative team that made YorkMix such a success can do the same for your business!
With more than 70 years industry experience, we offer the following creative, promotional and marketing services:
- Designing, building and running websites
- Copywriting for websites, brochures, blogs, leaflets, in-house newsletters (print and online)
- PR and social media training
- Managing social media channels for organisations
- Event live video streaming
- Creating and executing marketing strategies.
Please note that all prices quoted above exclude VAT unless otherwise stated, where applicable, at the prevailing rate.
All promotions must be paid for in advance, prior to publication.