Event Advertising FAQ

This information is designed to assist advertisers' submitting applications.


  • Advertising Types
    Melbourne Event Listing* : Standard (complimentary) and Featured (Rate Card)
    Melbourne Business Listing: Company, Service providers - Featured Only (Rate Card)
    Melbourne Hospitality Listing: restaurant, cafe, hotel, bar - Invite review
    Melbourne Educational Listing (class/workshop) - Featured Only (Rate Card)
    Melbourne Garage Sale Listing - Go to gazzasgaragesales.com.au

    * Event: dated happening in Victoria (free, $ticketed, gold coin, community, fundraiser).

  • What happens after an application is submitted?
    Event details are checked for compliance* and suitability, then confirmed by email.
    Time frame: 2 - 48 hours.
    Featured advertising confirmations are accompanied by GST invoice.
    *Compliance: Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

  • Where do event listings appear?
    Standard: 1. Event Calendar. 2. Event Category | see Topics.
    Featured: Category + Home Page, Side Bar, Newsletter & Social Media
    Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram

  • Title [Heading]
    The title should accurately match the event name: maximum 65 characters
    No words in CAPITALS, promotional or misleading titles.
    Example: OUR EVENT NAME = Our Event Name
    Place promotional 'bylines' as the first line of the event description field.

  • Images
    A single horizontal format hero image is positioned under the listing title.
    Uploaded images are dynamically reszied 700px wide
    Best: (w) 700 pixels x (h) 200 pixels. .jpg .gif .png

  • Dates/s
    Use the date picker to select a start date and end date.
    Single (day/night) events to 6am = select 'same' start/end date.

  • Listing Changes* | Update & Edit
    See below listing content for an UPDATE link.
    For changes to correct content (not cosmetic, arbitrary or seo editing).

  • Venue Managers
    AdManager: manage event listings.

     Register < the venue & relationship. 
     Advertiser Login < Registered Users.

  • Press Releases
    We are unable to publish from unformatted content received in press releases, flyers and emails.
    Please submit an Listing Application for all events.