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Please note that ONLY THE BUSINESS associated with the listing can claim an existing entry. You can edit or add images that are original and relevant to your business. Stock images are not acceptable and dissolve the purpose of a local guide website. Borrowed images must be credited on the listing.

Same goes for events. ONLY THE HOST / ORGANISER can add the event and it is up to them to add the businesses that will be taking part in the event. This will avoid duplication and create a better viewer experience for all.

Listing

Adding a listing is FREE. Simply register, click on ‘add a listing’ on the top right of the navigation menu and fire away. Your listing might not show up instantly as it goes through manual review and approvals.

You need to register and add your business listing first. After your listing is reviewed and published you can login > go to your listing > add event from the top right of the listing.

You can add any food related event. From food festivals, tasting tours, music events in the restaurant or a Christmas fayre. If there’s good food, It’s an event!

The event section is restricted to the host / organiser of the event only. This is to avoid duplication and better viewer experience. Otherwise we will have another facebook situation going on here !!

It is the responsibility of the organiser to include all businesses that will participate in the event.

You can add one listing for each business that you own. These listings are reviewed before they are published / visible online.

You can add upto 10 food related events with your listing. These can include food festivals, workshops, markets, celebrations etc.

All listings are free and are published for an unlimited time. We will roll out a premium plan in the near future to allow a lot more features and additional listing options. But, that will not effect your existing, free listing.

Like the business listing, event listings are also free and stay published till the event’s end date. You can toggle the event date and time from you dashboard and add events ahead of time to get more visibility.

You can click the CLAIM button on the listing and request access as the business owner. We will do our checks to ensure that you are the right owner of the listing and grant access to you. This may take upto 2 working days.

Once you are given access to the listing,  you can edit and update your listing, add events and keep it up to date as you like.

If your business is already listed with MKfoodie, you can scroll down on the listing to CLAIM the business. You need to be registered in order to do this, so that we can assign the listing to you. Once the request it reviewed, you can make edits to the listing. You have access at any time simply by logging into your account. So whether it’s a seasonal menu or an upcoming event, you can update it all here.

In order to edit your listing, you need to login to your account. Your dashboard will should you all your listings and events. Click any one of them to edit and update. You can have one business listing and upto 10 event listing. If you are a company that owns many food businesses, then please get in touch with us to provide you a customised package to suit your needs.

We are trying to stay contained to the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas and have limited our locations accordingly. However, if you feel your location is not listed on the website, please feel free to get in touch. We will review and add location wherever practicable.

For ease of browsing, we’ve tried to stick to a few broad categories of food and related businesses. We are open to ideas, thoughts and will always welcome your feedback should you feel that something is missing. Drop us an email if your business is food related, but doesn’t fit any of the given categories.

If you have more than one business and you want to manage them from one account as opposed to logging in for each one separately, you can upgrade your listing at any time. Please click on pricing plans to see what each plan offers and pick the one that suits your business and budget.

Promotions

By default the search criteria will bring up the most popular listings based on viewer votes. However, we have promotion plans to allow listings to be on top in search results. These promotion plans last 30 days after which the listing goes back to its original settings.

We offer advertising spaces all across the website. These include:

  • Home Page Header
  • Banner Advertisement on Sidebar
  • Header image for food or location category that gives your business a great deal of visibility when customers are searching through the website.

Along with this we also offer packages to promote your business across our social media channels. Please get in touch with us at info@mkfoodie.co.uk to get your own customised advertising package.

If you have recently added a listing on MKfoodie website, then you are automatically eligible for a shoutout. However we provide special packages for social media promotions that include, insta- stories, special mentions, featured story etc. on a weekly basis.

Currently we support Banner Ads on the sidebars. You can place your Advert on the food listing sidebar or the events sidebar or BOTH. The Adverts come in three sizes:

Small – 370px x 370px
Medium – 370px x 760px
Large – 370px x 1000px

Each Banner Advert is valid for 7 days, after which it is removed unless more time slots are bought, subject to availability. You can get a quote on Banner Ads here on the website.