Dorset Online

Advertise with Dorset Online

At Dorset Online, we’re committed to creating a platform that speaks directly to the heart of Dorset. Started in 2019, we’ve grown into a leading hyperlocal news website that covers community news, events, businesses, and charity news of all scales, with 3,000 unique website visitors every day.

We’re a small, independent operation. Our mission is to provide stories of interest to Dorset’s residents every single day, and now we’re offering you the opportunity to reach this engaged audience.

Why advertise with us?

By choosing to advertise with Dorset Online, your business will gain exposure to our dedicated readership, comprised of individuals and businesses throughout Dorset. Our audience is engaged, local, and interested in the happenings of their community, making them a valuable demographic for any business.

Our advertising options

1. Advertorials

One of the most effective ways to promote your business on Dorset Online is through our “advertorial” (paid editorial) service. An advertorial is a piece of content written about your product, service, or event. Not only does this approach increase trust, but it also provides you with the following benefits:

  • Content that remains on our site forever
  • Backlinks to your site for SEO
  • Stories shared repeatedly on our social media channels
  • Featured stories on our homepage for 2 weeks
  • Potential coverage by other journalists​

2. Banner Ads

We offer banner ads in various locations on our homepage, articles, categories, tag, and location pages. These ads are prominent and will be seen by all our readers, maximising your exposure​.

You can browse our website where you will see current advertisers or Google provided banner ads.

3. Sponsorship and Homepage Ads

For businesses seeking a more significant presence on Dorset Online, we offer premium sponsorship slots on our homepage, headers and emails. As part of a sponsorship package, your business will be highlighted, offering you maximum exposure. Plus, you’ll gain exclusive access to a number of banner ads of your choosing and benefit from an agreed number of advertorials​.

Ready to advertise?

Advertising with Dorset Online is a great way to reach a local, engaged audience, improve your SEO, and increase awareness of your business. If you’re ready to take the next step or have any questions, please contact us. We’re excited to help you reach your business goals.