BizCom is where businesses meet the community (the clue’s in the name!). If you’ve arrived here because you’ve received a copy – welcome! Please have a look around the site – we have amazing members, a thriving business community and offer businesses in St Albans great opportunities to collaborate and grow together.
Check out the latest issue of BizCom – Issue 2 – July/Aug/Sept 2018!
AND…..Issue 2 of BizCom, landed on doormats at the end of June, is available via audio too! So you can listen on the go! Here’s a sneaky peek of some of the features in BizCom July/Aug/Sept. Exciting!
BizCom Issue 2 Introduction:
Page 2 – TBC Window Sticker
Page 3 – Geraldine Oxenham from Hypnos Wellbeing – Choose Your Own Adventure
Page 3 – Aarti Parmar from AP Brand Communications – You Know What I Love?
Page 5 – Efa Schmidt from Home Property Finders
Page 8 – Spruce Up Your Premises with Lili Oli
Page 13 – Meet Sandra and her team at The Cat Butler
Page 20 – Keeping an eye on your nest egg with Total Legacy Care
Page 23 – The Counselling Foundation – What are you doing to combat stress in the workplace?
Page 23 – Radio Verulam – The Voice of St Albans
Page 24 – Why be a TBC member?
Page 25 – How Can You Get Involved?
Page 26 – Free Charity Slots Available
And here’s a sneaky peek at one of our Charity slots – Herts Young Homeless
Feature in BizCom
And here’s a copy of Issue 1 which came out in April 2018:
Our Spring edition was delivered to 10,000 homes in and around St Albans City Centre and within hours (really!) we had emails telling us that people had already got in touch with the businesses who chose to feature in it. Issue 2 had a print run of 12,500!!! and landed at the end of June/early July not only to homes, but to businesses in St Albans, digitally and….. der der der, via audio, so that you can listen on the go (watch this space for more info on this).
The publication is mainly editorial, so not packed full of ads – and the whole purpose of it is where businesses meet the community – so getting over to people the amazing businesses we have here.
So basically you book a space and you can have editorial, images, whatever you want (as long as it fits within the ethos of the publication) within it.
WE ONLY PRODUCE 4 X BIZCOMS A YEAR – so don’t miss out! BizCom is THE publication for bring your business to the community and other business owners!
So there’s only 4 opportunities per year to feature your business
We only have 4 front and 4 back covers per year available – just 4 – well, actually no front covers for 2018 now as they are all booked – but you can book for:
Issue 3 – The Festive issue – Back Cover and inside features only – Front cover has gone – Oct/Nov/Dec 2018 – deadline for content is latest 6th August 2018
Issue 4 – Jan/Feb/Mar issue
Issue 5 – Apr/May/June issue
Issue 6 – July/Aug/Sept issue
Issue 7 – The “Festive Issue for 2019” – Oct/Nov/Dec
and so on – covers are £750 and back covers are £500
If you want your business to feature in every issue, you can simply subscribe to the monthly rate that will cover you for each edition.
These are SAB member rates and also, as a SAB member, you can pay monthly. To book your place, make sure you’re logged in to the site and go to the ‘member services‘ section of the shop.
Full page: £250 (or £84 per month for 3 months)
Half page: £180 (or £60 per month for 3 months)
Quarter page: £120 (or £40 per month for 3 months)
Non SAB Member rates: – all available to purchase in the shop
Full page: £280
Half page: £210
Quarter page: £150
To book front cover and back covers please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
There is also a page of “vouchers” – these will be tailored as “gifts” rather than “coupons” and we only have 8 slots available per issue
Member rate: £40, Non member rate: £60
If you’d like to book, you can do so via the TBC Shop (don’t forget to login if you are a member for member rates), or email us at email@example.com and we can check availability for you.
Timings for issue 3 landing at the end of Sept/early Oct and covering Oct/Nov/Dec is content and images to us by 6th August latest.
All images must be hi res and you must have the rights to use them.
12,500 print run. Digital copy AND audio copies shared via our social media platforms and to our audiences.
10,000 homes in St Albans:
Brampton, Jennings area 1450
Fishpool Street area 1300
Waitrose/King Harry area 1300
Chiswell Green area 1300
City Centre area 2050
London Road, Cunningham, Milehouse area – 850
Hill End, Puddingstone area – 650
Oaklands, Highfield, Nicholas, Colney Heath area – 1100
Shops and businesses in central St Albans – Holywell Hill, George Street, Catherine Street, main high street and copies in shops in town for the public to take