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Adding your business or organisation to 

Free basic listing to add events; Featured Business Page or Membership for advertising and promotion 

Getting started

All businesses in the New Forest area are invited to add their business details to either as a free basic listing or a paid Featured Business Page which enables weblink, social media links and much more. Pay online here for Featured Business Page. If you would like your business to receive active promotion via’s online channels, you will need to become a Member. Annual or Regular Membership is payable on invoice following discussion with Jane about your marketing messages.

Read more about the options available

  • Introduction to local advertising with please: click here  
  • What’s included with a Featured Business Page please: click here 
  • Active promotion of your business with Membership: click here  
  • To receive pdf documentation about Membership please email via our contact form: here  
  • Stats and demographics: volumes and types of people who visit the website, subscribe to our weekly newsletter and follow our various social media channels please: click here 


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How to add your business step 1: Register or Login

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If you have not already registered your business or organisation on you will need first to do this.

  1. Open and click on the ‘Advertising’ menu item followed by ‘Packages
  2. Select the package you wish to subscribe to by clicking the ‘Select Package’ button underneath the package you require.
  3. Complete the registration form with your name, username, email address, choose a password and be sure to read the Terms & Conditions and check the box - then click on ‘Create Account'. Alternatively, fill in your existing Username and Password *(Log in any time by clicking on the orange header bar at the top of the website)
  4. Once you’ve registered you will be required to activate your account. An email will be sent with instructions, to the email address provided. If you do not receive the email, please check your Junk Mail/Spam folder
  5. When you log in you will land on the User Dashboard Page, now select either Basic free listing or Featured Business Page.

(Note: you may find that there is already a free listing for your company on In which case first you can “claim” your listing. To claim your listing, simply login and search the Directory for your business. Then click 'claim business' on the listing. You will be able to edit your listing once your claim has been approved by the team.)

How to add your business step 2 – add your business details according to the package you choosedirectory menu

Basic free listing

  1. Complete all the sections with an  asterix * - Business Name, Business Short Description, Business Description (repeat the Short Description) and click the Next button at the bottom of the page.
  2. Note: in the Short Description Field please write:  name of business, what it does, where, who it’s for
  3. Click to agree the Terms and Conditions
  4. Click the green Save button
  5. Await approval: the team will check before approving your listing
  6. Once your “claim” has been approved you will be able to edit your listing

Featured Business Page

For information about what’s included with a Featured Business Page click here 

  1. If you select this package you will now have the opportunity to complete all the sections, including the longer detailed business description, images, attachments, links etc. Please see notes below
  2. Click to agree the Terms and Conditions
  3. Click the green Save button
  4. You will then be taken to the Payments page
  5. Once payment has been made we will approve your Featured Business Page and it will go live
  6. You will then be able to edit it

Notes on Logo and Images

Logo images: maximum quantity 1

File Type must be .jpg (not .png, .bmp, .gif etc)

Maximum dimensions: 240 x 240 px

Maximum resolution: 72ppi (pixels per inch)

Colour Space: RGB (either Adobe or sRGB) or Greyscale (not cmyk)

Header image:  maximum quantity 1

File Type must be .jpg (not .png, .bmp, .gif etc)

Dimensions:  1260 x 500 px EXACTLY

Gallery images: maximum quantity 8

File Type must be .jpg (not .png, .bmp, .gif etc)

Dimensions: 800x600 px EXACTLY

Maximum Resolution: 72ppi (pixels per inch)

Colour Space: RGB (either Adobe or sRGB) or Greyscale (not cmyk)

If you would like help with setting up your Featured Business Page to really showcase your business this is available for an additional £25 charge.

If you have any queries, simply email Jane and we will assist!

For more information email 

Also do contact  Jane for an informal chat about how our smart marketing expertise can help you grow your business!

Bartley Marketing Ltd
April 2020