Support Local Gift Guide – Accepting Applications from Atlantic Canadian Businesses

It’s that time of year again, we are putting together our Shop Local Gift Guide for the upcoming holiday season.

We are looking for businesses that were created here in Atlantic Canada, locally owned and unique. By shifting even 5% of our spending locally we can create a dramatic shift in the economic landscape here in Atlantic Canada. Through our 2019 Gift Guide, we hope to provide our readers with many local options to fulfill their gift-giving needs this season!

By participating in this Gift Guide, you will be featured on our various social channels with in excess of 25,000 followers. The gift guides remain on our website for our audience to reference in the future as well. More about us and our audience at the bottom of this post.

If you are interested, please fill out our application form.

What we provide:

Our gift guide is in the form of a blog post here on and we will also do a round-up video of the products and services featured to share across our social channels. Below are the options for various ways to participate. We offer rates at about 50% off our regular rates for this gift guide, please see below for details.

  • Basic Listing without review ($25) You provide logo/photo, one link to a website or social media and a 3-4 line description of product or service.
  • Review a full-size product/s or service. Highlighted feature as part of the Gift Guide. Includes one original photo by us & links to your URL & social.. (No fee, minimum product/service $50 value)
  • Feature Blog Package, business feature in our Shop Local section + linked listing in the Gift Guide. (Cost $150, limited number available)
  • Feature Facebook Live (in-store tour, or an interview style) + Blog Post Package + Newsletter Feature (Cost $250, limited number available)
    Examples from previous year’s FB Live:

  • FREE Add On: You may also wish to offer a Giveaway, for added exposure and fun for our audience.


More Details

REQUIRED: Full-Size Products: a non-returnable full-size product to facilitate an honest review, all shipping, taxes, etc. are your responsibility. Complete Services: (salon, restaurant, hotel, etc) all expenses must be covered by you. We will be available to review services, restaurants, hotels, etc within 50 km of Greater Moncton Region. If further, we require additional coverage for travel.

REQUIRED: A Full-Size product to be delivered/shipped by you to the winner. All shipping, taxes, etc. are your responsibility. Winner must be able to be from anywhere in Atlantic Canada, no local pick up only.

If you are interested, please fill out our application form.

NO MLM or Direct Sales businesses will be featured in this gift guide. Please ask about other review opportunities for those businesses.

Because the gift guide usually fills up quickly, we reserve the right to limit and select the products and services that offer the most variety for our readers. Please make payment AFTER you receive confirmation that your submission has been accepted to our gift guide, we will provide details on payments in the acceptance email. The earlier you submit, the quicker you may receive a confirmation to participate. Final confirmations will be sent out no later than Nov. 4th.

If you have any questions, please email

Example of additional video we did last year for our gift guide participants:

Our Media Kit for the blog at Everything Unscripted

blogger media kit

Blog media kit

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