Join CONNECT

Running a small local business or organisation?

Have no fear, CONNECT is here! Running your own business comes with a lot of challenges. Marketing to local people doesn’t have to be one of them.

We provide the optimised digital platforms, website ranking and network of local people so you don’t have to. Our online directory lets you share your business information, events, jobs and opportunities online with the 25,000+ local people who visit the Roman Road LDN website every month.

Create a presence.

An easy way to create a professional online presence with a trusted local media brand.

Create a professional business profile with an all-singing all-dancing place listing on our well-optimised website. It includes all business information, gallery of photos, unlimited words, map and directions, links to all your platforms and the ability for customers to leave reviews and comments.

Publish unlimited events, jobs and special offers on our website at no extra cost.

Boost your listing with a special offer or event to get more visibility.

Reach local people.

An effective way to connect with the local audience we have developed in the area.

Join the first and only targeted directory specifically for the unique area around Roman Road, including Bow, Mile End, Fish Island and Globe Town.

Be discoverable by 25,000 people who visit the Roman Road LDN website every month. We help you reach people that other national and regional publications and directories can’t access.

Get local love and receive reviews and star ratings from the local customers who really care about you.

Market your business.

An affordable targeted local digital marketing solution with digital experts.

We continually promote the directory We actively promote CONNECT on all our platforms, including paid campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, boosting the local economy and raising awareness of all its businesses.

Rank in search engines by benefiting from the high page ranking we have achieve in our digital-first online magazine

Optimise your listing with our SEO fields that are included on all of your listing pages.

Priority attention to your content We look to our CONNECT partners first when looking for events, special offers, jobs and opportunties for inclusion in our newsletter and mentions on our social media platforms.

Get help and advice.

A personalised service from people who care about you and your community.

Dedicated manager: to help you get setup – no live-chat robots.

Hassle-free setup service: our in-house experts will create the perfect business profile for you including copywriting, photography and search engine optimisation.

White glove service: we do the ongoing digital marketing for you including uploading and optimising your content all year round.



Accounts

Free Trial

Projects

Storage

Storage

Storage

PARTNER: VOLUNTEER

(for volunteer-led organisations only)

£0

LIFETIME

1 place

1 image

300 words

Opening hours, map, reviews

Unlimited events, jobs, opps

Self-managed

PARTNER: LOCAL

£6

MONTHLY


1 place

gallery of 6 images

Unlimited words

Opening hours, map, reviews

Unlimited events, jobs, opps

Self-managed

PARTNER: LOCAL

WHITE GLOVE

£22

MONTHLY

1 place

gallery of 6 images

Unlimited words

Opening hours, map, reviews

Unlimited events, jobs, opps

White Glove* managed

PARTNER: STANDARD

£18

MONTHLY

1 place

gallery of 6 images

Unlimited words

Opening hours, map, reviews

Unlimited events, jobs, opps

Self-managed

*White Glove service: you email us your special offers, events, jobs and opportunities, and we’ll upload and optimise them for you. Each time you update your listing like this, you’ll appear on the main CONNECT landing page giving you greater visibility with our readers. We’ll even email you reminders to share your news regularly.

A professional, optimised business profile.

Need help creating a professional and optimised online business profile? We can do it for you! Our in-house experts will take Instagram-worthy photography and write SEO content that is well optimised for search engines that you can use for your CONNECT profile and on your other platforms too!

THE PERFECT PROFESSIONAL PROFILE PACKAGE
Mini shoot & photo processing: £250
Short story: £150
Standard price: £400

Half price for CONNECT partners:

£400 £200

Professional photography

Photos that will work well on your website and on social.

  • Up to six images (eg premise interiors, products)
  • In-house photographer for 1-2 hours plus an hour’s processing
  • Every image optimised for your business/brand
  • All files belong to client to use on their with versions for web and social media

Copyrighting and seo

You’ll get a profile listing that we know will appeal to both customers and search engines.

  • 250-400 words of on-brand review, with research, interview and writing by in-house content experts
  • Optimised according to online writing best practice with seo meta data to create perfectly optimised search engine ‘snippet’
  • A carefuly crafted tweet that fits all the important info into the maximum character count