*** Please note the following refers to the old SBNN website. We have now split into three niche publications. We will update this page soon. In the meantime, if you have an advertising query please contact mike @sbnn.co.uk. ***
Scottish Business News is required reading for nearly 43,000 Scottish business people per month, with its unique regional focus and wide ranging content.
Many of our subscribers see it as an invaluable business development tool.
“Anderson Anderson Brown has long been a supporter of SBNN. Our team very much appreciates the value of the published content with regard to our own business development strategy, and we also see the overall benefit that it brings to the Scottish business community as a whole.”
Graeme Ross | Business Development Manager, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
Our readership represents all business sectors and includes many senior management individuals, including director level decision makers.
We can offer banner advertising, sponsored content and sponsorship opportunities to selected businesses, which we can combine to suit your needs and budget.
Advertise with us
We currently publish more Scottish business news than anyone else, sharing all the top stories as they happen whilst also giving smaller businesses the opportunity to share their news on the same platform.
SBNN is the only Scottish web based news service that collects, collates and publishes business news by geographical area and business sector, allowing our readers to keep up to date with what’s going on in their business location and specific sector.
Our geographic editions include: National, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Our sector editions include:
- SBNN: Technology (Silicon Scotland)
- SBNN: Legal
- SBNN: Food & Drink
- SBNN: Finance
- SBNN: Recruitment
- SBNN: Property
Unique Selling Points of Scottish Business News Network
- More local business news than any other outlet
- News stories and alerts can be updated instantly
- No limit to the amount of news carried
- Fully searchable website
- Free daily headline alert emails sent to to our growing list of subscribers
SBNN is a cost effective platform through which our marketing partners can communicate directly with their target audience.
Our ever increasing readership is representative of all sectors of the Scottish business community, including multiple subscribers from many high profile financial, legal and energy companies.
We offer several advertising placement areas and promotional opportunities as detailed on the following pages.
The latest analytics for any period can be supplied on request.
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A story banner appears underneath the third paragraph of all stories on the site.
Up to six advertisers can appear on this position at any time. Each advert will randomly appear in this position.
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Right hand Side Column
We offer two right hand column locations with 3 advertisers appearing randomly in each spot.
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Promoted articles - £100 + VAT
Promoted articles are stories that appear on the site as part of a marketing campaign.
Our statistics show that a pinned story can get more than double the many views as a standard article on the site.
Promoted articles also contain trackable embedded links to your website or chosen landing page which is great for your SEO.
Types of promoted content
1. An existing press release which you wish to promote for an extra week for more exposure. 2. A story that does not quite fit our editorial guidelines but on agreement we will run as a promoted item for a week.
Newsletter Sponsorship - £150 + VAT
Readers can subscribe to our Headline Alert emails based on geographic or sector preference, and receive daily or weekly updates sent directly to their inbox free of charge.
The various headline alert emails currently go to to over 3800 people daily with an average open rate of 25%.
There can be four sponsors on the Headline Alert. We record the click through on each advert.
Current subscriber numbers:
Aberdeen - 2628 National - 1058 Edinburgh - 930 Glasgow - 885 Dundee - 767 Inverness - 784 Scottish Entrepreneur - 1025 Food & Drink - 318 Legal - 240 Technology - 276 Finance - 334 North Sea - 344
Total weekly emails sent - 32,000
Total monthly emails sent - 132,000
Total subscribers Open Rate - 23.2%
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