Local & targeted advertising
Kidsguide is a busy niche website for parents of children aged 0 – 14 in Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and NE Wales with high visitor numbers in a closely targeted area.
Popular with families
So many families use Kidsguide to find local goods and services that it has over a million pageviews per year!
Get found on Google
First page results on Google for thousands of local search terms.
All website ads posted on social media too
Kidsguide has a strong local social media presence – almost 15,000 followers on Twitter - they'll all see your ad too!
Established & respected
Kidsguide has been popular with parents and advertisers since 2005! Look at our great testimonials
Cost-effective & affordable
Ads are effective and great value at only £22.99!
Easy, quick and no commitment
Only takes a few minutes - no specialist skills or artwork required. Plus you can cancel or make changes at any time.
Enjoy our friendly service & great reputation.
We pride ourselves on good customer service with prompt, friendly responses to all advertisers. Don’t take our word for it – look at our testimonials.
“We’ve had a fantastic response from our new advert and a lot more traffic to our website too, so thank you very much! … we’re getting more than we can do now!”
Amy Charnley, Academy of Fun
“We have an advert currently running with you and are really pleased with how your advertising is working for our photoshoot parties.”
Julie Darbyshire, Oculus Studios
“Thanks to Kidsguide we have had quite a lot of enquiries put through to us. It’s a great website and great service for businesses to use! Thanks!”
Becky Fox, Diddikicks
“Kidsguide is our top referral, brilliant results.”
Alex Banks, Banks Media
“The listing is working really well ... so we’ll certainly be looking at more ways to promote ourselves and events through your site.”
Jeff Wallace, Underwater Street Discovery Centre, Liverpool
“I just wanted to mail and say i have had 3 bookings for parties already since putting the ad with you!!
Wish i had done it earlier!!”
Danielle, Danielle’s Dance Parties (after advertising for one week)
“Year on year we are ahead on referrals from Kidsguide – almost a thousand already this year.”
Gary Bassett, A-Star Sports
“I am thrilled with the advertising we have done so far its so affordable for small businesses and really gets our message out there exactly what i need and we have had a lot of enquiries from the advertising we have done so far so Thanks!”
Kirsty, Sweetie Pie Bakery
“The ads look amazing and PFC are extremely happy with them all. I look forward to seeing the e-newsletter and thank you for the Facebook post. PFC are already getting a lot of referrals from your site!”
Paul, Premier Football Coaching (One day after ads placed)
“Thanks for the ad on the run up to Christmas it worked really well! I would like to place the same ad for this xmas for nov and dec please also will like to place one for feb and march for Easter!”
Bryan Farron, Ents World
“Just a quick note of thanks for the service you provide. We advertise on numerous listings & referrals sites but yours is by far the most effective as far as referrals to our site is concerned.”
Chris Gill, Kidz-A-Loud Play Centre
“I get referrals from “Kidsguide” nearly every week, and am happy with the response compared to other more expensive formats I have tried recently.”
Keith Arnold, Keith Arnold Swim Schools
“Many thanks for getting my advert on your website so quickly, I actually had a phone call last night (same day ad ordered) from a parent, booking me to tutor their child as they had seen the advert on Kidsguide!
Many thanks” and five weeks later …
“I am very pleased I chose Kidsguide to advertise home tutoring, I have had many responses and I’m now full!”
Alison, Alison’s Home Tuition
“Kidsguide has been the most effective way of letting Mums and Mums-2-B know about Matching Mums and I wouldn’t hesitate to use Kidsguide for my main source of advertising.”
Kate Dodd, Matching Mums
“Advertising on Kidsguide is really working for me…”
Sue Moore, Party Crew
“This is proving a very successful way of getting our message out! I have had a very good response to the class advert.”
Lindsay Bott, Puddleducks
“I have been very pleased with the response rate .... it has provided a number of clients to date, which is great for my business.”
Tracy Edwards, Artizia Photography
“I’m really pleased with our ad on Kidsguide. My webmaster tells me it’s one of our main source of referrals. I am definitely going to renew for a further 6 months”
Steve Edler, Ragamuffins
“We have had a lot of referrals through Kidsguide and we would like to keep the featured advert.”
Helen and Rachel, Sing and Sign
“We’ve had excellent results from our ad on Kidsguide ... We have done over 60 parties from being on your web site – not bad in 9 months!”
Stuart Hoppe, Scalextric Children’s Parties
“Our featured listing has resulted in substantial traffic coming through your website…. We look forward to seeing you retweet some of our tweets in the future to your extensive Twitter followers.”
Marketing Department, Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre
"Many thanks for all your help, we will definitely use your site again in the future for advertising.”
Hayley MacLaren, Joan Bates Productions
“Delighted with the ads. Many thanks for a great service.”
Michelle, 1bigpresent.com Limited
“Just to let you know we are really pleased with Kidsguide and have had a few bookings from your site – so it’s working well.”
Cath, Brambles Photography
“I would just like to take this opportunity to let you know that we have had an increase in Birthday party Bookings since we have been listed on Kidsguide … As a Mum I use kids guide regularly myself so I knew it would be useful for us but to see obvious results so soon has been great.”
Anjela Jones, Plas Derw Trust Ltd
“I am really pleased with how effective our ad has been. We get over 90% of our referrals from Kidsguide.”
Lee, Silly Billy’s
“I’d definitely likely to renew, please… The fact that I can vary my ad to promote different aspects of my work is invaluable.”
Gail Mayhew, MusicMusique
“We’d definitely like to continue with the listing on Kidsguide, we find the advert very successful -thank you.”
Dawn, Makeover Mates
“It would be great to advertise with you again as we had a lot of traffic to our website and requests through your advert.”
Elena, You can talk! Speech and Language Therapy
“I currently have a listing with you on Kidsguide, and thought that I’d just let you know how pleased I am with the response received so far. I thought it would generate a lot of traffic to our website, but it has been better than expected. Keep up the good work.
Elaine, 1-4-U It’s Partytime
“I just wanted you to know that I have just had my first booking for a children’s party from your website. That’s rather impressive as my listing has only been on your site for a few days.
Emma Knox, Elite Dance and Fitness
“I have been trading for a year now and half of my inquiries in my first year of business have been as a direct result of placing an advert on your site."
Alison Steventon, The Face Painting Lady
“May I just say how pleased we are with the (event) advertisement on the website. We have been most impressed by your efficiency and the correspondence. I am pleased with how well the advert has worked and the response we have received from it, I would like to thank you again on behalf of all the team for your hard work. We wish you every success with the web site and no doubt we will be using you again.”
Sarah Spencer, Woodchurch Neighbourhood Management Team
“I’m getting lots of interest in Dance and Learn as a result of my Kidsguide ad.”
Gail, Dance and Learn
“We’ve already had a booking for a party of 30 children thanks to Kidsguide!”
Jeanette Hatter, The Potting Shed