Holiday promotional pack for local merchants

How to Access Free Advertising and Promotional Tools at The Bench News

If you are a local merchant within a West Niagara community, here’s how you can claim the following benefits this holiday season to help your business been seen, attract more customers, and enjoy a little love from your your new favorite West Niagara online news and information resource.

Scroll down to see how to quality for the following benefits below:

Program Benefits

  • A minimum 20,000 digital ad impressions on select ad positions between when you qualify and Dec. 24, a $250 value.
  • Merchants will also be featured in a “buy local” page mentioning their holiday promotion or discount ($100 value).
  • And rotating merchants will get shoutouts until Dec. 24 2020 on our social media pages and weekly email news bulletin (subscribe here) – a $150+ value.

How how to qualify:

  1. Be one of the first 100 businesses to claim this offer. There are currently spots available.
  2. You must be a business with an address in Grimsby, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Wainfleet, or Pelham.
  3. You must be able to provide one promo code to offer to consumers. Example: Mention: Bench News for 10% off when you call or visit. Or use BENCHNEWS10 on our online store (if you have one)
  4. Fill out the form here. You will receive an email once we confirm your qualifications with further instructions.
  5. There is no cost for this promotional offer. However, you will need to provide a digital ad or we can make one for you for a nominal fee of $30 fee inclusive of HST.
  6. Once your add is placed it cannot be changed without a $50 fee inclusive of HST. If you choose to change it, it can be changed as often as you like, provided you pay this fee each time.
  7. WANT PRIORITY SERVICE? We will give priority to process your application if you have a link from your companies website to Please provide that in your application.
  8. Click to apply here.