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Category Sponsorship

advertising with YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners
A Static Graphic Advert 600px x 600px Clicks through to YOUR Specified Link
Sponsoring/Advertising in YBKBS Small Business Section
A Static Graphic Advert 1200px x 300px Clicks through to YOUR Specified Link

Category Sponsorship Includes

1 x 600px x 600px Static Graphic (Clickable Link of your choosing) to the left or right of any article related to your section

1 x 1200px x 300px Static Graphic (Clickable Link of your choosing) in the article related to your section

1 x 20 second advert on all audio podcasts attributed to your category (min 2 per month) (Script to be provide by you, due to regulatory issues) – we contract to 3rd party for production – you to OK before broadcasting

Link to you and your business – on Podcast information, through iTunes, Podbean, Spotify and TuneIn radio

1 x Full A4 page advert in e-magazine publications, (Clickable Links of your choosing)

Up to 4, in a 30 Day period, Articles penned by yourselves relating to you, your business and speciality and issues facing small business owners and how you can solve their problems, with associated clickable links to websites, platforms, and social media.

Article Sponsorship

advertising with YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners
A Static Graphic Advert 600px x 600px Clicks through to YOUR Specified Link
advertising with YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners
A Static Graphic Advert 1200px x 300px Clicks through to YOUR Specified Link
For Your 1 Article Per Month, this section will detail you as the writer and also be an ACTIVE link to a link of your choice
For Your 1 Article Per Month, this section will detail you as the writer and also be ACTIVE links to all links of your choic, (sales page/landing page, social media pages and accounts, email addresses, etc...)

Article Sponsorship Includes

1 x 600px x 600px Static Graphic (Clickable Link of your choosing) to the left or right of any article related to your section

1 x 1200px x300px Static Graphic (Clickable Link of your choosing) in the article related to your section

As per Up to 4, in a 30 Day period, Articles penned by yourselves relating to you, your business and speciality and issues facing small business owners and how you can solve their problems, with associated clickable links to websites, platforms, and social media.

1 x Author Credit per Article (Clickable Link of your choosing) in article details

1 x Author Details per Article (Clickable Link of your choosing) in Author Section Below Article with uptown 6 clickable links of your choosing

1 x 20 second advert on audio podcasts should your article be chosen to be a podcast (Podcast details as above – this means you may get MORE exposure for your business depending on the article)

Link to you on Podcast information, through iTunes, Podbean, Spotify and TuneIn radio

Up to 4, in a 30 Day period, Articles penned by yourselves relating to you, your business and speciality and issues facing small business owners and how you can solve their problems, with associated clickable links to websites, platforms, and social media.

Monthly Online Magazine

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A Static Graphic Advert (200px x 200px Clicks through to YOUR Specified Link
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For Your 1 Article Per Month, this section will detail you as the writer and also be ACTIVE links to all links of your choic, (sales page/landing page, social media pages and accounts, email addresses, etc...)

Monthly Online Magazine Sponsorship Includes

1 x 1200 x 200 advert in articles relating to your category via e-magazine publications, (Clickable Links of your choosing)

Minimum 1 Article chosen per issue & 1 x Author Credit per Article (Clickable Link of your choosing) in article details

Minimum 1 Article chosen per issue & 1 x Author Details per Article (Clickable Link of your choosing) in Author Section Below Article with uptown 6 clickable links of your choosing

Links to Podcasts that may have your audio adverts on

Links to other articles that may have your adverts in

The Podcast

YBKBS Podcasts: Small Business News and Ideas for Smart Business Owners including Small Business Marketing, Small Business Finance, Small Business Coaching, Small Business Growth, Small Business Mindset, Small Business HR, Small Business Branding

The Podcast Sponsorship Includes

1 x 20 second advert on audio podcasts should your article be chosen to be a podcast (Podcast details as above – this means you may get MORE exposure for your business depending on the article)

Link to you on Podcast information, through iTunes, Podbean, Spotify and TuneIn radio

What You Get

You get to promote your business over 20,000 small business owners every month through our online platforms, articles and website - www.ybkbs small business magazine for business owners

The chance to promote your business to 20,000+ small business a month and GROWING

AT YBKBS, Marc Ford MBA, the creator of the platform has set a vision that within 5 years, this platform will be the #1 Go-To-Platform for small business owners looking for daily news, interviews, features, articles and guidance on how to be MORE than just a small business.

The UK’s current GDP has over 40% driven by small business and yet larger media networks fall on the side of large, big corporate businesses and their trials and tribulations, or much more a micro-view, pay-to-be-written about type formula at the other end.

Our greatest value is to help as many small businesses as possible in the UK to become MORE than just a small business. So we want to team up with you to offer your goods and services to the small businesses of the UK KNOWING this is what drives you too.

We will help you with your marketing through the platform and be in contact with you looking at click through rates and content management. We won’t just take your money and run. YBKBS and you, will be stronger together and this is just the first step in us helping you, to help other small business in the UK.

The Next Step

No! We're not...

“Your’e going to keep calling me and calling me and calling me aren’t you!?!”

Quite simply we hate that too…

So, just drop us an email below and let’s chat, email, text whatever you want and let’s see if we can help UK Small Businesses be brilliant, together.

Small Business News

Small Business and Those Excluded Are Waiting To See What Help is Available in Today's Budget - YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

Small Businesses Wait to See What’s in The Budget For Them

Some are saying this is one of the most important budget speeches since World War 2. Others are frustrated at the Governments continuous ‘leaks’ to the press about what’s going to be announced later this afternoon. But there could well be more help for the self-employed which are due to be announced in the Budget, including the possibility of first grants for an estimated 600,000 people.

The CIPD has said that The Apprenticeship Levy is harming businesses and skill levels - YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business owners

The Apprentice Levy Has Failed Every Small Business

Since the days of the Youth Training Scheme, the Government has always tried to publicly ‘push’ the idea of Apprentices and what they can do for businesses both large and small. However the reality of Apprenticeships is less a mixed bag of results, more a bag of pitiful re-engineering that is not fit for purpose.

Lockdown has meant a lot more time in the kitchen making Marmalade. Can a NEW small business take an international award? YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

From Kitchen Business to International Award Winner? Paddington Bear Would Be Proud

It’s no surprise that many people have spent more time in the kitchen than at any other time in their lives probably. One of the more old fashioned home based, small businesses has always been jam and marmalade making.  Put those two things together and we have brand new entrants for an award marking the finest of breakfast staples; marmalade.

Small Business owners mental health has been badly effected by Lockdowns but Kenny Mammarella-D’Cruz has been there for them ybkbs small business news for smart business owners

365 Days and 1000’s of Men No Longer On The Edge

For many men the thought of talking about their issues and mental health fills many with a sense of dread. (There’s one writing this.) But thanks to Kenny Mammarella-D’Cruz, there are thousands more that have had the space and time to talk of their issues over the last twelve months. And what a twelve months it’s been. 

There's a call on the Chancellor to help Small Business create jobs by tax incentives - article for YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

Call on Chancellor to Help Small Businesses Create 1000’s of Jobs Through Tax Incentives

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) is lobbying the Chancellor to announce some small changes to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) rules in the forthcoming budget with a view to creating thousands of new jobs in growth businesses, funded by the private sector.

Small Businesses can lead the charge on plastic waste and sustainable businesses - Small Business News for Smart Business Owners - YBKBS

Small Businesses Can Lead The Charge on Dealing With Plastic Waste

New data has revealed that almost three-quarters of UK consumers (71%) think brands, retailers and small businesses are NOT doing enough to make their beauty and personal care* purchases more sustainable. They also identified plastic waste as the main culprit – around half (46%) see it as the biggest sustainability challenge facing the industry.

Features

Is #GIRLBOSS Culture doing more harm than good? Is it 'sexist'? article and feature for YBKBS Small business News for Smart Business Owners www.ybkbs.online

Is #GirlBoss Culture Doing More Harm Than Good?

Monikers like “girlboss” and “boss babe” have been used to describe women in business for some time. Aside from the unfortunate associations with shady business models like pyramid schemes, these well-intentioned attempts at fighting sexism have always seemed… well, kind of sexist…

New York Times Bestseller Mike Michalowicz, talks to YBKBS about how to 'Fix' your small business easily. A must read for small business owners.

Mike Michalowicz – How To Fix Your Small Business Easily

New York Times Bestseller Mike Michalowicz, talks to YBKBS about how to ‘Fix’ your small business easily. A must read for small business owners.
Read/Watch/Listen to the full interview only at YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

COVID’s Lasting Small Business Changes (and Why They Can Be Good News)

COVID has brought big changes to the world of small business. Learn why we don’t think they’re all (necessarily) bad news.

Caio Beleza saw opportunities within an opportunity and now sits at the table with one the US's biggest online businesses - lesson for any small business owner - YBKBS Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

From Translator to Business Powerhouse

There comes a point where an opportunity presents itself. Here’s a story about Ciao Beleza who took his and his experience can teach small business owners to see the opportunities in the opportunity.

Small Business Marketing...

An article on How to Self Promote Your Small Business But Not Be a T*** About It - YBKBS UK Small Business News for Smart Business Owners

How to Self Promote Your Small Business But Not Be a T*** About It

We all have to sell ourselves at some point – whether it be as a corporate warrior, a small business owner, a ‘disruptor’ or as an individual. But how do we gain a following and self promote WITHOUT looking like a T***?

How To Get Free Customers and Clients

Let’s look at one of the cheapest ways to boost your business status and marketing with networking.

How you can use video marketing in your small business

Cool Ways to Use Video Marketing Content

Video marketing is incredibly popular, and still growing. There’s one simple reason for this: because it works!

have you got a loyalty scheme for your customers? Here's how it should be put together

How to Create a Customer Loyalty Scheme That Works

It can cost up to five times as much to attract a new customer as opposed to retaining an existing one! With numbers like that, it makes sense to focus on customer satisfaction and retention at least as much as you focus on bringing in new leads for your business. 

how to get your content seen by people not in your tribe

Guest Posting: Is It Worth It? (And How to Get Started)

Guest posting – writing content for other websites which include a link back to yours – is well known as a strategy for boosting your business profile. But is it still worth it? And if so, how do you even do it? 

how do you keep old customers rather than chasing new customers all the time? Business help

8 Customer Retention Tricks for Small Businesses

If your business is to stay profitable for the long-haul, customer retention is essential. And we’ll show you how to do it…

do you need a degree to run a successful business? Well here's the answer for small business owners

No Degree? No Problem! (How to Build Credibility Without Going Back to School)

Let’s clear up a persistent myth: you don’t necessarily need an MBA to run a business! You might not even need a degree at all. They can be helpful, of course, and academic study is the right route into business for a lot of people. 

the small business owners guide to procrastination and getting things done now rather than later

A Small Business Owners’ Guide to Beating Procrastination

Have you ever started the day full of good intentions, only to realise that it’s suddenly 3pm and you haven’t achieved anything? Yes – me too. Procrastination gets the best of all of us sometimes, and it can be a real problem for small business owners. 

why you shouldn't be the cheapest small business in your industry

Why You Shouldn’t Strive to Be the Cheapest

If you’re in small business, this is a race you don’t want to win…the race to the bottom and being the cheapest in your industry

what to do when the customer is wrong - small business magazine ybkbs

What to Do When the Customer is Wrong

If there is one business cliche that I want to consign to the past where it belongs, it’s this: the customer is always right. 

Why? Because it’s not true.