What is Main Street?
Lease some space and grow your business on Main Street: Reach thousands of prospects and customers on our website's front page. Main Street is our flagship advertising option that gives businesses and organizations the opportunity to speak directly to our audience from our home page, the entry point where readers arrive when they come to our website. Advertisers post short teaser headlines with a photo or graphic directly on our Home Page as frequently as they like. These teaser blurbs act like signs in a store window or a sandwich board on the sidewalk. Readers see them as they go down Main Street and they enter your business by clicking on your blurb.
When a reader clicks on your blurb, they are taken to your special micro-site, created with the help of our creative staff, to promote your business through:
A word about our evolving business directory
Membership in our Main Street program includes a large listing in our online business directory. A basic listing in the directory is free. A premium listing costs a nominal $5 a week.The chart below compares the three choices. Our directory is the go-to guide for anyone searching for a business, organization, product or service in the Midcoast region. Being listed will be part of every enterprise's success formula.
|Business Directory Choices||Basic||Premium||Main Street|
|Category of business||√||√||√|
|Additional Category Option||√||√|
|Link to your website||√||√|
|Google map of your location||√||√|
|Access to Main Street on home page||√|
|Post buzz (news) about your business||√|
|Post specials you are offering||√|
|Post upcoming events||√|
|Microsite (your website on our website)||√|
|300 by 250 ad (ad here rotates throughout our website)||√|
|Complete Buzz archive||√|
|List of recent Specials||√|
|List of past, present & future events||√|
|Photo gallery: people, places & things||√|
|Video gallery: Events/How to/etc.||√|
|Files: Menus, drawings, homes, etc||√|
|Links: To social media & your website||√|
|Posts are easily shared to your Facebook/Twitter pages||√|