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Supercharge your GO LOCAL membership by doing things that get more results.

Aug. 6, 2018

Supercharge your GO LOCAL membership by reserving (or just asking for more info about) these media offerings below. Make this the best year yet for your business with effective advertising to increase your sales.




Digital Media

Facebook/Instagram Ad Campaigns - Leverage GO LOCAL’s unique position as a preferred advertiser to strategically blow your horn to the social masses. The GO LOCAL FB page has 14,000+ local fans who like local businesses, and you can reach 5,000-20,000+ Sonoma County fans per campaign. You supply content, or we can take care of it for you.

See examples of successful boosted posts at

Ad campaigns starting at $150

Monthly GO LOCAL e-Newsletters - Through GO LOCAL’s e-newsletter list, reach loads of bona-fide fans of local: 23,000+ consumer contacts or 3,000+ business contacts.
Your featured section in our newsletter can include header, ~40 words copy with call-to-action link or button, small image. 25% average open rate; 5% average click through rate.

$125 per featured section per e-newsletter - limited availability

VIDEO - Vignettes - Short, styled videos using images and copy that you supply, for your digital marketing and web.

Vignette videos starting at $150

VIDEO - ALL-IN-ONE Social Media Production Package - Be top of mind to your customers! Creating and distributing relevant content on a regular basis through a multitude of Social Media platforms meets your customers where they are. In other words, tell good stories online about your business, and keep telling them.
Videography and photography planning, production and editing by videographer; planning assistance, delivery and promotion by GO LOCAL.

All-In-One Video Packages starting at $1,800.

Print Media

Pocket Guide -

Let locals find you in the free 8-1/2" x 5-1/4” GO LOCAL Pocket Guide directory.
10,000 printed per issue for 30,000 readers per issue, published in May (SUMMER edition) & November (WINTER edition)
All members are listed with name, 10-word description, address, phone, website, Reward offer. 
Advertisers get seen even more!
Display ads $315 (half) and $550 (full) per 6-month issue

EARLY RESERVATION BONUS: Reserve by March 13, 2019 and get featured on our Facebook or e-newsletter in 2019.


PUBLICATION DATE: November 1, 2019 (approximate)

$315 - half page ad

$550 - full page ad

$1000 - 2-page spread

$675 - premium full page ad (limited availability)

Learn more about Pocket Guide at

Made Local Magazine -

Reach folks who love food and drink, which is everybody! Advertise in our full size 8-1/2” x 11” specialty magazine that's published 5x/year (Mar/Apr, May/Jun, Jul/Aug, Sep/Oct, Nov/Dec). 12,000 printed per issue. 

Learn more at

Display ads (quarter, half and full) starting at $340-$1300 per issue

Holiday Magazine - This direct mail magazine sent to the highest income households in Santa Rosa the week after Thanksgiving reach holiday shoppers can feature your business.

Profile ads $600 (half) and $1200 (full) 

Outdoor Digital Board

Billboard - Get seen on the really gigantic board that rotates screen panels on Highway 101 in Rohnert Park. We split one Veale Outdoor panel into 6 GO LOCAL panels for more affordable access to this high-impression ad buy. These boards are available through GO LOCAL in March, May, June, July, September, November, & December. Art production included if needed.
PARTICIPANTS GET: 5133 panels in 28 days; 183 panels daily; each panel shown every 7.2 minutes. Avg total impressions 84,000.
TOTAL RUN-TIME: board runs 10 ads/minute, 6 sec. duration, 22 hrs daily 5am-3am. 

Learn more at

$1,300 per panel for a 28-day run. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.


Broadcast Radio with Amaturo Sonoma Media -

Access over half of the Sonoma County population with Amaturo Sonoma Media, providing exceptional coverage across a diversified demographic array.  A radio flight is a great way to tie your marketing power together and brand with the GO LOCAL message.  Choose from one or more of their five local stations (KSRO, Froggy 95.5, 97.7 The River, Hot 101.7, K-Hits 104.9).

Week-long packages of 60-second spots start at $600.
Seasonally available packages of 60-second shared spots with 3 businesses (15 sec each) - $240 per member

Online Presence Management with GO LOCAL's TRUE LOCAL Service

GO LOCAL's Digital Presence Management - Customers are searching for businesses online right now. GO LOCAL does the work of getting your business listed and controlling, correcting, and enhancing your information across 60+ most prominent search sites, maps and apps from just one place.  Essential for businesses that get physical visitors, and that have moved or opened a new location.
When business listings are complete and updated with relevant information, consumers are 197% more likely to view that business as one they can depend on.
Learn more at
Min. 2-month subscription per location $180.  Annual subscription $900.

Member & Partner Media Offers

Member Media Offer: Press Democrat Recruitment Offering - Up to 8 lines of copy (20-25 characters per line) which includes one week in print (Friday through Sunday) and 30 days online ( and 1 additional niche network).  Investment: $308 (Price may vary depending on niche networks used). Call Recruitment Specialist Sandy Morales for details at 707-526-8553 or Learn more here.

Member Media Offer: Sonoma County Gazette - Advertise in the Gazette and get special member pricing. Contact GO LOCAL for details:

Partner Media Offer: North Bay Bohemian - Advertise in special GO LOCAL 8-page foldout sections of the North Bay Bohemian: choose from "Restaurant Week" in March, the "Nonprofit Issue" in October, and "Have a GO LOCAL Holiday" in December. Contact Lisa Santos at the Bohemian:  707-527-1200 x205


GO LOCAL Reward Offer

We'll help you set up the best Reward offer based on your business type.
  • "Swipe the Card" offer - electronic Rewards processing for storefront businesses with computer, internet and USB cardreader. Results are tracked online 24/7.
  • "Show the Card" offer - a simple offer that's redeemed by your business when customers show their card or mention GO LOCAL. Best for professional services or non-storefront businesses.
Learn more about offering Rewards here.
No cost to offer Rewards unless you need equipment (computer and cardreader) to offer an electronic reward.

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2018 Top Sponsors

Clover Stornetta Farms Exchange Bank Oliver's Markets Guayakí Yerba Mate Oilstop Western Farm Center Redwood Credit Union Sonoma Media Group, LLC Community First Credit Union

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