FAQs

 

Map of fourteen areas in North West Wales

Local Dragon deliver to 5,000 selected households per area

We deliver to selected households in the towns and villages listed below. Prices start from £39 per month for ONE coloured area which reaches 5,000 homes. Need more than 1 area?  Multi Area Packages. Normally its a  Six or Twelve month booking but we can offer a 2 month package for Events or in special circumstances.

  • GWYNEDD REGION: we deliver to 3 separate areas in this region (15,000)
  • Penrhos Garnedd : Penrhos Garnedd, Felinheli, Glyn Garth, Treborth, part of Bangor
  • Llanfairfechan: Llanfairfechan,  Abergwyngregyn, Tal y Bont, Bethesda, Llandegai, part of Bangor,  Tregarth,  Caerhun, Mynydd Llandegai
  • Gwynedd Villages: Caernarfon, Bontnewydd, Bethel, Llanrug, Deiniolen, Brynrefail plus other nearby villages
  • ANGLESEY REGION: we deliver to 4 separate areas in this region (20,000)
  • Menai: Beaumaris, Menai Bridge, Llandegfan, Benllech, Pentraeth, Llanfairpg, Llangoed, Penmon, Llanddona
  • Llangefni: Llangefni, Llanerchymedd, Rhostrehwfa, Talwrn, Amlwch, Moelfre, Penysarn, Dulas
  • Holyhead : Trearddur Bay, Holyhead, Valley, 4 Mile Bridge, Caergeiliog, Bodedern , Bryngwran
  • Anglesey Villages (rural) : Cemaes Bay, Villages near Church Bay, Gwalchmai, Rhosneigr, Bodorgan, Aberffraw, Newborough, Dwyran, Gaerwen
  • THE ORME REGION: we deliver to have 4 separate areas in this region (20,000)
  • Conwy: Dwygyfylchi, Penmaenmawr, Conwy Valley, Conwy
  • Deganwy: Deganwy & Llandudno Junction
  • Llandudno: Llandudno, Craig Y Don
  • Rhos On Sea: Rhos On Sea, Penrhyn Bay
  • THE BAY REGION: we deliver to 3 separate areas in this region (15,000)
  • Colwyn Bay: Colwyn Bay, Mochdre, Glan Conwy, Pen y Bryn, Llaneilian
  • Old Colwyn: Old Colwyn, Llysfaen, Llandulas
  • Abergele: Abergele, Pensarn, Bodelwyddan, Rhuddlan

FAQs – Your Local Dragon Directory

Can I go in just one directory or do I have to commit to more?

Yes – You can choose one directory on a 6 month or 12 month booking (paid on a monthly basis). With ONE area your advert will be delivered to 5000 households. We offer discounts/free areas if you choose to advertise in more than 1 area. Click here for details. 

Do you have any offers if I advertise in more than one directory?

Yes.  We offer 3 different discounts depending on how many areas you prefer. Buy 2 areas get 1 free (33%off) Buy 3 areas get 4 more free (57% off) and if you choose all 14 areas we give you a whacking great 65% discount!Click here for details.

What is the minimum booking?

For normal businesses 6 months is the minimum booking we offer. If you book for 12 months the prices are lower.  However, if you are running an event or you have special circumstances we can offer a  2 month campaign. You can pay by monthly direct debit, cheque, card or bank transfer. Most advertisers book their initial 6 month period and once they know how well it’s working they leave their advert running continually. You can amend your advert or areas every 2 months.

I only want to advertise for 1 month - can I do that?

Sorry but no. We offer 6 month bookings but if you are running an Event or in special circumstances, 2 months is our absolute minimum.

How many directories get delivered?

Over the course of each 2 month drop we deliver to 5,000 individual selected households within every one of the 14 coloured “areas” shown on the map.  We deliver to a total of 70,000 individual households across the 14 areas every 2 months . 

How do they get delivered?

The directories are delivered by our experienced local team through letterboxes, door to door, targeting more individual households than any other printed media in North Wales. We have quality control checks in place too. We also run a minor distribution to local business premises as part of our own marketing, which is additional to our household distribution figures.

(Read more about delivery)

How do I know which size advert is right for my business?

We can help you with this:

1/8th Page Advert (6cm wide x 4.5cm tall) is suitable for a small business wanting to have their contact details handy month after month over the long term.i.e. A local ‘One Man Band’

A Quarter Page Ad (6cm wide x 9cm tall) is suitable for a smaller business wanting to attract regular enquiries to either grow or maintain their business.

A Half Page Ad (12.5cm wide x 9cm tall) is best for a small business that wants very good exposure in the area and a high response rate.

A Full Page Ad (12.5cm wide x 19cm tall) is great for a medium business wanting high exposure.

Prime Pages (Front (10.5cm wide x16.2cm tall)  Back, Inside Front & Back , Page 3 and Centre Pages) are for Businesses wanting Maximum exposure with excellent brand recognition. These are ideal for those who already know the cost of using Door 2 Door leaflet services

How much does it cost?

Our print & distribution campaigns are completed in 2 month cycles, and you can amend your advert every 2 months.
You pay as 6 or 12 monthly direct debit payments or by debit/credit card, bank transfer, or cheque.

RATES FOR ADVERTISING All prices are plus vat

STANDARD SINGLE AREA MONTHLY RATES – COLOUR

6 month or 12 month bookings
(for Events or Special Occasions we can accept 2 or 4 month bookings)

  • 1/8th Page – Colour £43pm x 6 or £39pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Qtr Page – Colour £59pm x 6 or £49pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Half Page – Colour £89pm  x 6 or £79pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Full Page – Colour £149pm x 6 or £139pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Double Page Spread 1.5 x Full Page rates.
  • £5pm less for Black & White adverts

MULTIPLE AREA MONTHLY RATES

  • 3 areas = 2 x the single area rate
  • 7 areas = 3 x the single area rate
  • 14 areas = 4.9 x the single area rate

For your first booking, you pay your first instalment shortly after confirming your booking
and approx every 4 weeks after.

Premium Pages:

  • Single area –  Front Page £209pm x 6 or £189pm x 12 monthly payments (varying area bookings only)
  • Single area – Back £199pm x 6 or £179pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Page 2,3 or inside back £179pm x 6 or £169pm x 12 monthly payments
  • Double Page Spread (whole county only) 1.5 x the Full Page rates.

For all Premium Pages we have limited availability and the area you prefer may be booked for months in advance.
You may want to be added to our waiting list. We require Front Page adverts to vary the target area for
consecutive campaigns in order to avoid reader confusion.

Who creates the Advert design?

We do this – free of charge. (this service is worth up to £75 per design) You simply tell us the wording details you require over the phone, or email your words to us – plus any logos or pictures – and we will do the rest. However, if you are a whizz on the computer and you fancy having a go yourself that’s no problem.

(Read more about advert design)

Do I see a copy of my Advert before it goes to print?

Yes, we email or post it to you for approval.

Will I get a copy of the magazine once it is printed?

Yes, the first time you advertise we post a magazine to you and you can also view all the different variations of the area directories online, via a private viewing link.

How do I pay?

You may pay either by Direct Debit, Online Banking, Bacs, Debit/Credit card on the phone or via your emailed invoice, Cheque or Cash by arrangement. The first time you advertise we normally request payment prior to print. After that your invoice goes out during the 1st/2nd week of the next month. Our payment terms are within 14 days of our invoice date.

FAQs – Online Dragon Directory

How can I get my business listed on the Dragon Directory?

To get your business listed on our directory for free, follow the steps below:

  1. Click here to go to the “Add Listing” page.
  2. Enter your name and email address
  3. Enter your business details, including your business name, address and contact details – fill in as much as you can.
  4. When you have finished here, click the “Submit listing” button.

We review each submission to make sure our readers get the most accurate data – please allow us a few hours to review your submission.

We may contact you if we think your listing needs more information.

Once your listing is approved, you can claim it. By claiming your listing you will be able to update it whenever you need to – see the next FAQs to see why we recommend you claim your listing, and how it’s done.

If you need help please feel free to contact us, or give us a call on 01248 511218.

My business is already listed in the directory, how can I update it?

If your business is already listed in the directory, you have two options:

  • The Dragons will update your details at your request – just let us know what you need to change.
  • You can choose to claim your listing (recommended)

Claiming your listing is easy to do and has several benefits to you as the business owner. Once you have claimed your listing:

  • It can only be updated by the Dragons or yourself (via your directory dashboard)
  • You can collect enquiries submitted by customers through the ‘Contact Us’ form on the listing page
  • It becomes ‘verified’ (gets a green tick!), adding additional trust and credibility to your listing
  • You get instant email alerts when anyone adds photos to your listing
  • You can add and manage ‘official’ photos for your listing (via the directory dashboard)

To learn how to claim your listing, see next FAQ ‘How can I claim my business listing?’.

If you need help please feel free to contact us, or give us a call on 01248 511218.

How can I claim my business listing?

If your business is already listed in the directory and you wish to claim it (see previous FAQ), you can do so by following the steps below.

First, you’ll need to register an account with us:

  1. Click on the ‘My Account’ link in the footer of the site, or click here.
  2. At the ‘Log In’ page, click on the ‘Register’ link at the bottom of the page
  3. Choose a username for yourself
  4. Enter your email address
  5. Enter the words you see into the recapture box (to prove you are a human!)
  6. Click ‘Register’

Once you have done this, check your inbox for the email from us containing your login details. Then:

  1. Click on the link in the email and enter your login details (or click here)
  2. Find your listing in the directory, click on the listing to see the detailed contact details screen.
  3. Click on the ‘Claim this Listing’ button
  4. Enter your contact name and email address
  5. Enter a comment – this should provide additional information that will allow us to verify your claim.
  6. Click the ‘Submit Claim’ button

Once you submit your claim, we will review it, and either approve or reject it. Once this happens you will receive an email notification – we may contact you for more information if required.

If your claim is approved, you have full control over your listing, so you can update it when you please.

If you need help please feel free to contact us, or give us a call on 01248 511218.

I have claimed my listing, how do update it?

Once you have claimed your listing, you become the owner and have full control over the listing.

To update your listing:

      1. Click on the ‘My Account’ link in the footer of the site, or click here.
      2. At the ‘Log In’ page, enter your username and password and click ‘Log in’.
      3. Find your listing in the directory
      4. Hover your mouse anywhere over the listing page, and click on the ‘Edit Listing’ icon:

edit-listing

      1. Make your changes and click the ‘Save’ button when you are finished

If you need help please feel free to contact us, or give us a call on 01248 511218.

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