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Neighbourhood Media attracts complimentary, hyper-local magazines into Sydney’s suburbs

Neighbourhood Media brings free, hyper-local magazines to Sydney's suburbs

Neighbourhood Media has established, producing Rs, hyper-local print publications, free from your Sydney locals residing in every variant’s postcode.

The partnership started in July using a St Ives (postcode 2075) variant, followed closely by Lane Cove at mid-August, also Turramurra and Newtown this season.

Every suburb’s magazine includes articles particular to the community for example profiles of local small business owners, and content donations from the area. Even the 2074 Turramurra version, published this week, also includes the native Ku-ring-gai Rural Fire Service staff on front cover.

July’s St Ives variant, that had 10 marketing partners, comprised a’walk through’ the suburb’s background with a neighborhood, a’pets of St Ives’ pageand also a company directory, and a feature on a nearby 17-year old photographer, whose image of the Milky Way seemed to the cover.

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The very first Neighbourhood Media magazine: St Ives at July

Neighbourhood Media is now a group of 3, together with all the free magazines advertiser-funded.

“We are finding a great deal of companies within this environment are all reaching out and relying on company in their’Neighbours’ therefore we are really helping sort that link,” said manager of articles Georgina Pengelly.

Pengelly, who’s functioned advertising sales jobs in The Brag, The Music, and Pedestrian, added that”more than ever, it is essential to be engaging and supporting with the community community, particularly to the vulnerable members”.

The Lane Cove issue

One nearby firm advised Neighbourhood Media that advertisements in the magazines has now resulted in an”uptick in warnings”.

“It’s certainly improved our profile in St Ives — that I had been recognised with the butcher that afternoon,” the language pathology company owner stated.

The Remainder of the year contains variations for Surry Hills, Glebe, and Bondi, Together with second problems such as St Ives, Lane Cove, Turramurra, along with Newtown.

Before this season, Australian Community Media established a brand new print magazine to Sydney’s Northern shore, also this week announced plans for one more print and electronic name covering New South Wales’ Northern Rivers area. But, COVID-19 has wreak havoc in an already contested magazine industry.

Bauer’s rocky takeover of Pacific Magazines, accompanied with the magazine firm’s acquisition by Mercury Capital, culminating at the shuttering of eight printing titles and over 150 redundancies at complete.

The latest Standard Media Index statistics, monitoring ad spend in July, revealed the magazine marketplace was back by nearly 60percent for the month.

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