Help local families to find you


Promote your services on Kidsguide …

the local information website for families in Cheshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Wirral, Wrexham & Flintshire.


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Why advertise on Kidsguide?


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Kidsguide is a busy niche website for parents of children aged 0 – 14 in Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and NE Wales.

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So many families use Kidsguide to find local goods and services that it has over a million pageviews per year!

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Easy, quick and flexible ad options. Cancel or make changes at any time.

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First page results on Google for thousands of local search terms.

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Social media

Strong local social media presence – over 15,000 followers on Twitter.

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Choice of premium or free listings

Choose between premium ads to boost your business or free basic listings.

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High visitor numbers in a closely targeted area.

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Featured ads which are effective, low cost and great value.

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Popular with parents and advertisers since 2005!

Kidsguide can help you to …

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Focus on a highly targeted local audience

Kidsguide users are parents in Cheshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Wirral, Wrexham and Flintshire. All your advertising time and money will be be focussed on the quality local audience you want to target. You can choose just to advertise in your area. Or if you want to advertise across more areas, the additional ads will be half price.


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Reach motivated parents looking for your service

Visitors to Kidsguide are actively seeking information to enhance the lives of their children: this means they are already primed to be interested in your service.

Take advantage of Kidsguide’s excellent google ratings & high visitor numbers.

Kidsguide has consistently high Google ratings featuring on the first page of most relevant searches on Google. Kidsguide had over a million pageviews per year – outstanding for a local niche website.

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Choose between free basic listings or high profile premium ads

We want to support the local community and provide comprehensive information for our users. So we offer basic ads for free (yes, free) perfect for charities such as pre-schools and part-time micro-businesses.

Companies trying to grow and raise awareness should take a one of our great value premium ads for a small fee and a much higher profile.

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Increase referrals to your website

Choosing to be a premium listing on a popular, respected site like Kidsguide should improve your own website’s ranking and increase the number of referrals to your website.

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Develop your social media presence (whether you have social media pages or not!)

All paid ads are posted on Kidsguide’s social media pages. With over 15,000 Twitter followers, Kidsguide is a major social media player and your ad will be posted to Kidsguide’s huge following at no extra charge.

Order your ad easily and quickly in just a few minutes– no special artwork required.

Just fill in the online form – it takes just a few minutes to fill in your details and upload your logo or a photo if you wish. That’s it! No special materials or technical ability required. We will check your ad for you and get it online within 2 working days (free ads can take longer).

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Take advantage of our fully flexible, low cost ads with no long term commitment …

You could have a premium ad for just £12.99/month. You can make changes or cancel at any time just by emailing us. No large lump sum, no set up costs. No long term commitment whatsoever. Give it a try!

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Enjoy our friendly service & great reputation

We pride ourselves on good customer service with prompt, friendly responses to all advertisers. And we have a great reputation amongst our advertisers and local parents. 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

  • “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


  • “I just wanted to mail and say i have had 3 bookings for parties already since putting the ad with you!!
    Thank you!!
    Wish i had done it earlier!!”


    Danielle’s Dance Parties (after advertising for one week)


  • “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

  • “Thanks for the (event) 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

  • “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.”

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    Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre

  • “We’ve had excellent results from our featured listing on Kidsguide and would now like to  advertise on a further two pages. We have done over 60 parties from being on your web site – not bad in 9 months! ”

    Stuart Hoppe

    Scalextric Children’s Parties

  • “We’ve already had a booking for a party of 30 children thanks to Kidsguide!”

    Jeanette Hatter

    The Potting Shed

  • “We have had a lot of referrals through Kidsguide and we would like to keep the featured advert.”

    Helen and Rachel

    Sing and Sign

  • “Year on year we are ahead on referrals from Kidsguide – almost a thousand already this year.”

    Gary Bassett

    A-Star Sports

How much does it cost to advertise on Kidsguide and what do you get?