Advertising & Campaigns

We work to unlock the potential in every place – to create places and experiences that are rich in culture and meaningful to our lives. This website is our dedicated channel for the best arts, culture, food and drink experiences in Manchester and the North – but that’s just the start. Read about how to promote your event on this website, and how Creative Tourist can work with you strategically to improve your digital reach.

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Promote your events, attractions, restaurants and retail to thousands of culturally engaged readers across the North.

With over 1 million page views per year, offers cost-effective ways of putting you in front of them.

  • One-off event or venue campaigns starting at £350
  • Festival or seasonal guide campaigns starting at £1,500
  • Cost-saving sponsorship opportunities starting at £3,000
  • Get in touch for a bespoke quote.

Who we talk to

  • North West based experience seekers aged 25 – 55
  • 100,000 monthly users
  • 37,000 social media followers
  • 7,000 newsletter subscribers

Our results

Our campaigns achieve average click-through rates of 13% – much higher than sector averages. Our most successful campaign for a single theatre show achieved a click-through rate of 45% – representing a ticket sale value of £22,000.

“We find Creative Tourist to be a treasured advertising and editorial tool, helping us build our brand and audience. Website analytics suggest that outside of organic searches, Creative Tourist are one of the biggest drivers ticket-buyers on the HOME website.”

– Rachael Welsh, Marketing and Sales Manager, HOME

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Digital Campaigns and Services from Creative Tourist

In addition to our own channel, we offer a range of strategic digital campaigns and services to help you achieve your goals. Our years of experience working within culture and tourism have forged strong relationships across the sector. We like to work alongside our clients, embellishing what they’re already good at with our specialist expertise.

We are here to share our digital knowhow to help you better understand your existing audience, how to reach new audiences and to help define a digital strategy that works for you.

Our suite of services takes in everything from Google Ads, display and social advertising to understanding your analytics and unlocking Ad Grants. All our campaigns are focused on conversion and getting you quality traffic, not ineffective numbers.

Reach a wider audience with proper digital campaigns that always include:

  • Discovery — We’ll work together to uncover your goals and how to achieve them.
  • Campaign outline — Before any campaign begins we will create a detailed campaign outline. We won’t start until you’re happy.
  • Implementation & monitoring — Our team will constantly monitor you campaign to ensure maximum effectiveness and deliver the best value for your budget.
  • Reporting — We will set a reporting schedule so that you can track how we are doing throughout the length of your campaign, we will also deliver a detailed final report with learnings and actions.

Talk to us, we understand that all campaigns have their own goals and unique challenges. No matter what yours are, get in touch and we can can talk through how we can work together and find the digital solutions to fit your needs.

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