Business Member Benefits
The Business Members of Realities For Children are community leaders invested in the welfare of our community's youth in need. Our goal is to see those businesses supported by community members, so they continue to grow and help us reach further in service. Thanks to our generous media partners, our Members enjoy many marketing benefits in virtually every form of media, marketing and networking opportunities. The current marketing benefits are listed under the Membership Levels below.
For a complete list of all our Business Members, please visit HERE.
Business Membership Levels
RFC Logo Rights: Your membership affords you the use of our logo. We encourage you to place it on your website, business cards, invoices, and other marketing materials. It is easily recognized by people in this community and affiliates you with choosing to make it your business to make a difference in the lives of children in need.
RFC Window Decal: We recommend placing these in a highly visible spot, like your front door. Most of our Business Members proudly post this sticker to let current and potential customers know they are choosing to work with a community-invested business.
Member Discount Card: Present your card whenever you visit members of Realities For Children and you may receive discounts on goods and services! You can visit the Members Only Discounts page for a full listing of current members participating in the program. In addition to saving you money, it is an excellent way to network and support other community-minded businesses like yours.
Print Advertising in Local News Media:
The Coloradoan: (circulation 150,000) Inclusion in TWO full-page ads promoting all Business Members runs in December.
BizWest: (circulation 7,000) Inclusion in our ad recognizing new Business Members with your logo.
Parent Magazine: (circulation 40,000) Inclusion in our full-page ad recognizing new Business Members and renewing GOLD level Business Members.
Fifty Better Magazine: (circulation 20,000) Inclusion in our full-page ad recognizing new Business Members and renewing GOLD level Business Members.
Loveland Reporter-Herald: (circulation 13,900 daily, 20,600 Sundays) Inclusion in our half-page ad recognizing new Business Members. Inclusion in a full-page ad promoting all Business Members runs in November.
PRINT ADVERTISING THAT RECOGNIZES SELECT BUSINESS MEMBERS AND PROVIDES GENERAL PROMOTION OF REALITIES FOR CHILDREN:
NOCO Style Magazine: (circulation 100,000) This general information piece encourages readers to visit the Realities For Children website and shop, dine or hire our Business Members.
REALITIES FOR CHILDREN BUSINESS MEMBER DIRECTORY:
4x/yr. Realities For Children produces and distributes a 32-page full-color glossy membership Directory that features your logo, name, contact, and discount information. 400 copies distributed via direct mail to all Business Members and Partner Agencies, 600 copies distributed and displayed at 300 locations throughout Larimer County in conjunction with Parent Magazine racks, and 1,000 copies direct mailed to businesses in Larimer County. Additional 500 copies are distributed at RFC Premier & Networking events, Partner Agency events and Third-Party events.
ELECTRONIC & WEB MARKETING:
Real-News E-Newsletter: Monthly electronic newsletter emailed to all our Business Members, Partner Agencies and subscribers featuring upcoming events, member spotlights, and features. All members are invited to submit announcements.
Social Media: We are active on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. With a fan following on FaceBook of over 8,000 people, our posts pack a punch! A welcome announcement tagging your business will be posted when you join.
Realities For Children Website: We are consistently directing people in our community to visit our website at RealitiesForChildren.com to view the members of Realities For Children. GOLD-level Business Members are featured with their logo.
OTHER ADVERTISING AND MARKETING PROMOTIONS:
Event Visibility: Realities For Children Members are promoted at all Premier events, Partner Agency and Community events encouraging attendees to use Business Members’ services when needed. Realities For Children run, sponsor, attend, or benefit from over 100 events each year and encourage community support of Business Members (signage/directory distribution).
Full-Color Signage: At our premier events throughout the year, as well as at networking events, we display our electronic Member screen that features your company’s full-color logo to make attendees aware of your commitment to youth in need and encourage them to do business with you when they need your services.
Member Networking Lunches and Socials: Realities For Children provides monthly networking events for Business Members to network with other invested businesses to connect and grow your business base.
Business Card Exchange & Referral Program: Your business cards are displayed at our events and networking functions. We are constantly referring the general public and other members to shop, dine or hire our Business Members for any of their needs.