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Mum’s guide to Harpenden is a FREE resource and is THE go-to information site for mums, dads and other carers in and around Harpenden so we are the perfect place to get your business noticed by local parents. This is a site for parents by parents, so we know exactly what parents are looking for and, and with over 10 years of experience running Mum's guide to Harpenden we can help you reach them.

In 2023 Mum's guide to Harpenden generated over 37,000 interactions from our website users through to the websites and email inboxes of local businesses via their listings, adverts and events on the site; and advertisers have enjoyed click-through rates on their banner adverts well above the national average for similar types of digital advertising!

A significant amount of the traffic to our site comes to us directly from parents who use us time and time again, or those who find us via search engines.  So if you are relying on social media for your local advertising you could be missing out!

But don’t just look at the numbers, here’s what some of our users and advertisers say:

"I've just moved to Harpenden with a toddler and a baby and this website is so great!!  It's so informative and up to date and it's my bible now for getting to know the area, so thank you so much for running it!"

"Your website has been a godsend, especially during lockdown.  Thank you!"

“Just moved to Harpenden with a 2yr old and 8-month old. The Mums Guide to Harpenden is my new bible.”

“I just wanted to say how great your Mums Guide to Harpenden is. Such a fantastic idea and central place for mums to go.”

“We have been getting lots of business from your site.”

“A big thank you for your support and publicity it worked a treat.”

“You guys do an awesome job, and we really appreciate the benefits of this super guide to Harpenden!”

“I have had brilliant responses from this website”

"You were super helpful and kind when we were doing our festive fundraiser."

Don't miss out! We offer several different ways to promote your business with prices to suit all budgets:

Business Listings
List your business or organisation in one, or more, of our 9 categories (Basic listings are free). Complete our online listing form to add your details to the website.  If you already have a listing and you would like to update it please contact us and we will send you an update form.

Banner Advertising
Make your business stand out with your own banner in one of our advertising spaces.  Spaces can be booked for as little as 1 month.

Homepage Feature
We have two Feature spots available on our homepage where you can promote a campaign or an event in more detail than a banner ad might allow with an accompanying logo or image.

If you want space to say more about your products or services or you have some news you want to share then an Article is probably the right option for you.  Articles can be booked by the week and will be linked from the homepage.

Event Listing
Add the details of your forthcoming event to our What's On page for free by completing our on-line form. Events must be suitable for children/teenagers or families.
We will also include adult-only events in aid of a local charity or a charity for children.

Newsletter Articles
Go straight to the inbox of our mailing list subscribers with an article in our newsletter - The Word About Town.

Download our Advertiser's Pack  for full details
of all our advertising and listing options.


Contact us to book

If you require any further information or if you would like to make a booking please contact us and we can help you to get your listing or advert organised as soon as possible or send you more information.**   

Link back to Mum's guide to Harpenden

If you are already listed here a link back to Mum's guide to Harpenden from your own website would be much appreciated.  We have created some images that you can use.

Update  your listing

If you are already listed you can contact us any time to update your listing.

**We reserve the right to refuse listings, banner advertising, features, events, notices and newsletter articles for any reason, including for being inappropriate or incompatible with the website.

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