Advertising with the vale of was launched on 3rd November 2008 with a host of information and business pages, and is already well established to become the premier information website for Barry, Penarth, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major as well as for all of the villages in the Vale and surrounding area.
Our sister sites, and are also the premier information websites in their relative areas and inclusion on these sites is in line with those of the
Whist much of these sites has changed quite dramatically in recent months, the two most important features have remained the same, they are the basic formula and the cost of advertising.
Advertising with is highly cost effective as rates are relatively low, whilst visits to the site are high. The latest figures indicate that our three established valley sites received almost four million hits in the last year, and that figure is growing year on year.
Here is a guide to the costs of advertising with us.
Please note that prices are identical no matter which of our four sites you choose to advertise with.
Two important points to remember are that we do not charge V.A.T. so the prices indicated are the actual prices that you pay, and you do not pay until the job has been completed.
Entry in one of the Special Listings Sections on one website. - £30 per year.
The Special listing categories are Taxis, Eating Out, Employment and Weddings.
Listings in these sections consist of one photograph which we can take or you can supply,
together with your business name and address, plus a contact telephone number.
Up to six web pages within our business index section on one website. - £100 per year.
For this we will visit your premises and take all of the required photographs, we ask and advise you about the content of your web pages and we can even lift information from the websites of your suppliers.
We will then design your pages and call back with the design for your approval. We can then amend the pages if needed and can even call back with the amended design. When you are satisfied, you pay the bill and your pages will be placed online within 24 hours.
If your business falls into one of our special listings categories:- Taxis, Eating Out, Employment or Weddings, you will also receive a free entry in that section. ( Usually £30)

To place the same web pages in a second or third website would cost an extra £25 per site per year.
i.e.Your pages on two websites - £125 total cost
All four websites - £175 total cost
You can also instruct us to vary the content of your pages in the business index section
at no additional cost.
Front Page, Direct Access Button - on one site. - £50 per year.
These buttons appear on the front page of the websites and allow visitors to the site to access your web pages with just one click of the mouse. In addition; as most visitors access the site through the front index page, it places your company name in a prime position for all to see.
Customers will need to advertise in the Business Index pages to have a direct access button.
Button numbers are strictly limited and the there is no discount for multiple purchases over the four sites.
Web Design Service
In addition to operating our four large
community websites, we also design
full websites for individual businesses.
For details, click on the link in the adjacent box.
Special Offer
We are giving away one year's free advertising on all four of our large, popular websites (worth £175) with every full website that we design.
Click here for details
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