Business Member Benefits
The Business Members of Realities For Children are community leaders invested in the welfare of our community's youth in need. It is our goal 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 business cards, invoices, website, 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! For a full listing of current members participating in the program please visit the Members Only Discounts page. In addition to saving you money, it is an excellent way to network and support other community-minded businesses like your own.
Print Advertising in Local News Media That Includes Your Business:
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.
50 & 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 and renewing GOLD level Business Members.
Inclusion in a full-page ad promoting all Business Members runs in December.
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.
The Coloradoan: Testimonial Campaign - Full-color ads run weekly for 12 weeks every fall featuring a different Business Member and Partner Youth Agency each week.
Parent Magazine – runs our testimonial campaign every month throughout the year as well.
REALITIES FOR CHILDREN BUSINESS MEMBER DIRECTORY:
4x/yr. Realities For Children produces and distributes a 20-page full-color glossy cover membership Directory that features your logo or name, contact, and discount information. These are distributed via direct mail to all Business Members and Partner Youth Agencies.
4x/yr. distribution of 4,000 20-page, full-color newsprint Directories will be distributed to over 300 locations throughout Larimer County. Displayed for pick-up in conjunction with Parent Magazine display racks.
Direct Mail Opportunities: Members are welcome to insert promotional materials in our membership Directory direct mail campaigns. These are an excellent way to share your marketing materials with other business members and agency staff.
ELECTRONIC & WEB MARKETING:
Real-News E-Newsletter: Bi-monthly we create an electronic newsletter that is 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 very active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. With a fan following on Facebook of over 7,500 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 www.RealitiesForChildren.com to view the members of Realities For Children. GOLD level Business Members are highlighted and their logo featured.
OTHER ADVERTISING AND MARKETING PROMOTIONS:
Radio Advertising: As a welcome for joining Townsquare Media on the Realities For Children Business Team, receive a $500 Gift Certificate towards advertising on one of the 4 radio stations – K99, TRI-102.5, 99.9 The Point, 94.3X or Rock 102.9.
Event Visibility: Realities For Children Members are promoted at all Premier events, Partner Youth Agency events and Community events encouraging attendees to use Business Members’ services when needed. Realities For Children runs, sponsors, attends or benefits 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 lunches for business members to network with other invested businesses in order to connect and grow your business base.
Business Card Exchange & Referral Program: Your business cards are displayed at our events and networking functions and we are constantly referring the general public and other members to shop, dine or hire our Business Members for any of their needs.