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What are listings ads?


You know the A-Z directory at the back of The Spark?

Those are our listings ads – popular with readers and advertisers alike.

Alphabetical sections make it easy for readers to discover a comprehensive and amazing array of specialist services from eco builders and green holidays to therapists, counsellors and vocational training - a vital resource that’s been called “the alternative yellow pages”


• choose your section from Architects to Zen. See sections

• black and white text ads appear in our house style making them easy to read

• all listings ads appear on The Spark website for FREE

• all listings ads can choose to have a FREE disability access code

• ad sizes and prices based on your maximum number of words

• choose from max ads and header ads

• max ads are the smallest, cheapest ads you can buy in The Spark. They are text-only, and are based on the maximum number of words per ad.
Choose from 15max, 30max, 60max and 90max ads

• header ads give you text plus a logo (header) to make your ad stand out on the page. Header 110s are the most popular sized listings ad.
Choose from H110, H130, H150 or H200

• add a short sweet signpost ad in another section for only £10, more info here

• for examples of all listing ad types, all in one place, click here

• listings ads can be booked as one-off ads, by repeat booking or standing order

• it's also possible to book half or full page listings ads

• you can now book your listings ad online. Click the link to the top right to start

See how to supply your ad and design tips



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