Isle of Wight Deals, Discounts and Offers!

A new way for island businesses to target new customers, increase sales on their quiet days / hours or promote an underselling product line.

A new way for holidaymakers to afford to visit more venues and island residents not on a 'holiday budget' to support island businesses.

Give potential customers an incentive you visit you rather than your competitors!

Published and on sale from late April 2024. Vouchers valid until September 30th 2024.

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  1. identify your quiet days / times or an underselling product or service.
  2. come up with an offer to bring people in at that time or boost that product/service. Set tight terms and conditions for your offer - focus it on when you need it.
  3. book a voucher for £200, less if you book more than one voucher.
  4. about 50 businesses have offers (vouchers) in each VoucherBook.
  5. our team markets it to island visitors and residents - VoucherBooks cost just £10 each.
  6. it sells as people will save £10 perhaps using just one voucher. We want repeat buyers.
  7. your venue also stocks and sells the VoucherBooks (sale or return so no risk, no outlay).
  8. half the revenue of each £10 VoucherBook you sell is yours (so one box of 30 = £150 ).
  9. you soon recoup the cost of placing your voucher then you start making money on every VoucherBook sale too.
  10. yes, people use your offer but may visit or buy at other times as they are now more aware of you. VoucherBook advertising is brand advertising too.
Everyone wins!!  
For you it's free marketing, a great margin on VoucherBook sales and your offer brings in customers when you need them. For Voucherbook buyers - great deals and an incentive to visit more places...and yes, we make a bit too.


More detailed answers below......
The IOW VoucherBook will contain circa 40 - 50 vouchers from individual businesses (some have booked more than one).

  • Companies needing to measure response from their advertising spend.
  • Any island business targeting all year round customers with a residents deal.
  • New businesses using an 'opening offer' to kickstart building their customer base.
  • Hospitality Businesses having certain days (or hours within days) that are always quiet.
  • Visitor Attractions suffering drops in visitor numbers between certain hours such as lunchtimes (they will probably then eat there too).
  • Hotel / Holiday parks wanting earlier (direct) future bookings with an earlybird discount.
  • Home Improvement Companies that have deals on new kitchens, bathrooms or flooring etc.
  • Garden centres with a café offering a food & drink deal to bring in customers.
  • Health and Beauty Salons that have a new or underselling treatment.
  • Garages offering a deal on servicing or car/van rental on the island.
The IOW has 2.6m visitors annually and 140K residents.

The purpose of being in the Isle of Wight VoucherBook IS NOT to discount your existing business from either!

Identify your days (or times within days) where customer numbers can be increased and offer them an incentive to visit or buy from you at those times. You may also have a new service or an underselling product that needs incentivizing to get more sales. Think carefully about your offer...

  • The IOW VoucherBook is designed to make you money - not just put bums on seats!
  • You choose the offer, deal or discount your voucher promotes - there are no minimum discount guidelines etc.
  • You also set the terms and conditions under which your offer is available.
  • You only pay once to include your voucher in each edition - we don't take any commission on the sales that result from it.
  • We print in batches so you will have the option to change or tweak your offer (voucher) during period VoucherBook is valid. 
  • Just thinking about residents for a moment....how many have never visited you or bought from you? They have the potential to be year-round customers so perhaps a residents offer might tempt them?
Times are tough for consumers and businesses. Using the IOW VoucherBook is a win/win for both.

  • For IOW visitors and residents alike the cost to visit island attractions, try new pubs and restaurants, go shopping or even pampering and treating themselves is now so expensive even on a holiday budget. They tend to have to restrict themselves - pick and choose.  
  • If using the offers in the IOW VoucherBook means they can afford to visit a few more attractions, try more food and drink venues and buy from more shops why wouldn't they? 
  • If doing so also means the voucher advertisers get busier on their quiet days then they win too!

Our key selling point is value for money - The Isle of Wight VoucherBook will be priced at just £10 per copy. 

  • People can redeem that £10 possibly by using just one voucher! 
  • People can view the deals on offer on this website before buying a VoucherBook.
  • Pricing is set to encourage residents and frequent visitors to buy more than one copy!
  • IOW residents may wish to buy copies for friends and family that are visiting.
  • Hotels and accommodation providers may wish to buy copies (at vendor rates) to present as a complimentary gift to their guests.

Great value at just £10.....you'd probably buy one too wouldn't you?
The Isle of Wight Voucherbook will be in a cheque book size & style but perfect bound and with more weighted covers and paper. The voucher pages will be perforated for easy removal - the stub will show the voucher business name.


The front of your voucher should contain your offer, company name & logo, images etc..


The rear of your voucher should contain the offer terms and conditions, your location, and images etc. We suggest a 'customer spend' box to fill in so you can monitor income from the vouchers.


See Copy Spec for full design guidelines. Note - we offer a voucher design service.
Marketing is targeted at both residents and visitors and marketing will differ for each group.

  • For IOW visitors we see most sales coming via hotels, holiday parks and holiday home letting agents they will make money selling copies.
  • Several accommodation providers have already said they may just buy copies and offer them as a complimentary gift to guests. 
  • This fills a 'marketing gap' as most holiday makers tend not to join local social media groups just for the duration of their holiday. You can already reach IOW Visitors on their way here (using the excellent Red Funnel guide or onboard marketing which we are also responsible for) but not so much in situ, in their accommodation. We also plan to make use of street vendors on high streets and esplanades during the busiest months.
  • So far, all voucher advertisers also want to sell copies at their venues as this should negate the cost of placing their voucher!
  • For IOW residents most marketing will be by local press, magazine advertising and local radio - this of course may also be seen by IOW visitors. Considerable IOW resident marketing activity will be via social media - every voucher offer will be promoted individually whilst it's valid.

With circa 2.6 million visitors and 140k residents the target sales figure for the first year is a realistic 12,000-15,000 copies. With repeat sales (mainly to residents, frequent visitors) and subscriptions taking off we are targeting considerable growth once the IOW VoucherBook becomes better known.
Not Much !

  • Each voucher consists of two pages - Offer (front) and T and C's (back).
  • The cost to place a voucher in the book is £200 for one voucher, £175 per voucher for two or more. 
  • You can supply finished artwork (see copy spec) or if you wish us to design it for you we charge £30 per voucher.
  • If you also stock and sell IOW VoucherBooks at your premises you should not only make this money back but actually exceed the cost of placing your voucher.
  • Businesses that stock and sell the IOW VoucherBook will keep 40%-50% of the £10 sale price depending on whether their business has a voucher in that current issue. Copies will initially be supplied on a sale or return basis so no outlay is required. Promotional material will be supplied as well as your location listed on this website as a stockist. Full info on this HERE.

  • Individuals that want to earn extra money during the summer can register with us a street vendor. You can either buy VoucherBooks at a discount and resell them or be paid an hourly rate with a bonus amount for each copy sold. Areas with busy footfall such as town centres and promenades could be quite lucrative during peak season. Full training given.
At this stage you just need to book your space - deciding what your offer is will be the same month we print. Based on discussions with other advertisers we can provide guidance and suggestions on that. 

Best to give the publisher a call on 07507 627449 for a chat. Alternatively email us on hello@wight-marketing.com 

Timeline.
  • Bookings - ASAP (vouchers appear in the order booked).
  • Copy due - March / April 2024.
  • payment due - with copy.
  • Published - Late April 2024.
  • Distribution to all vendors - Late April 2024.
  • On sale by May 1st 2024. 
  • Vendors list published, Marketing campaign commences.
  • Vouchers should be valid until September 30th 2024
  • See Voucher Content for guidance notes. 

NOTE: Copies are printed in batches so you will be offered opportunity to change your offer during period IOW VoucherBook is valid. If you supply new copy this is free, if we make design change a £30 fee will apply.
Voucher ContentVoucher Content
Voucher Offer Ideas...

Images above / options below refer to food n drink companies but your voucher is all about your business needs. It should add new revenue, not discount existing revenue so think carefully about which days, times or products your offer is valid for.

Retail companies - a particular product line?
Health & Beauty companies - treatment or package of treatments?
Attractions - a deal on a family pass, residents discount or repeat visits?
Gyms - a weekly membership?
Car hire - a daily rate?
Garden centres - a deal in the cafe?

You choose the offer & the terms under which it applies. Your offer may be redeemed via a website code or by presentation of the voucher. Existing offers can also be used as island visitors will be unaware of them - most don't follow local social media for their time here.

The Offer?
a deal to get diners in earlier or later in the evening - maybe 5-6pm or 8-9pm.
a deal on your quieter days usually Monday or Tuesday or Sunday evening.
a late lunch deal between 2 and 3 pm or a brunch deal between 11 and 12
a deal on dishes on your daily specials menu which are often more expensive
a deal on food to be collected / takeaway

The Deal?
a freebie such as starter, dessert or drink
a straight deal on a meal for two for £???
a kids eat free family deal
a discount % on meals eaten at the above times
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Sponsorship image
There are two sponsorship opportunities available on IOW VoucherBook.

One official sponsor will get a full page cover position ( inside back cover) in the IOW VoucherBooks for a year. The other will get the outside back cover. 


All sponsors logo's (URL linked) appear on all website pages and get a free voucher in each of the IOW VoucherBooks over the course of a year. Their logo will also appear on all promotional items relating to the IOW VoucherBook.

Inside cover sponsorship costs £1950+vat and is valid for 12 months.
Outside back cover sponsorship costs £2550+vat and is valid for 12 months.

IOW VoucherBooks Retailers Wanted Now!

The 2024 high season issue goes on sale late April 2024 with vouchers valid until September 30th. IOW VoucherBooks sell for £10 each. How much money you make out of them depends on whether your business has a voucher in them (voucher vendor) or not (non voucher vendor).


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All VoucherBook Vendors

  • Standard promotional boxes of IOW VoucherBooks each contain 30 copies and will be supplied along with some promotional items. 
  • Your initial box of 30 VoucherBooks are on a sale or return basis so you can see how they sell with no risk or outlay. 
  • VoucherBooks will be barcoded and you sell them @£10 each. Your location can be listed on this website as a vendor (suggested but optional). 
  • A prompt card in the box will suggest you order another box when you are almost sold out and more IOW VoucherBooks are delivered within 48 hours.
  • You will have an idea of how quickly they sell after first box so order only what you need.
  • Single box orders remain sale or return, multiple box orders are payment on ordering / delivery. 
  • We guarantee that any unsold VoucherBooks at time of VoucherBook expiry can be returned and you're refunded fully on them. 

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Non Voucher (non-advertiser) Vendors achieve a 66% markup selling VoucherBooks

  • First box of 30 books (value £300) supplied on a sale or return basis Non voucher vendors keep 40% of revenue (£120) so a healthy margin.
  • You pay for initial single box (£180) when second box ordered / delivered and so on.
  • multiple box orders are payment on ordering / delivery on 'sale or refund' basis.
  • once you know how they sell we suggest a conservative monthly order - you can always top up.
  • BUY NON VOUCHER VENDOR VOUCHERBOOKS FOR RETAIL (BOXES OF 30 for £180 ) HERE 

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Voucher (advertiser) Vendors achieve a 100% markup selling VoucherBooks

  • First box of 30 books (value £300) supplied on a sale or return basis - voucher vendors keep 50% of revenue (£150) so a healthy margin.
  • You pay for initial single box (£150) when second box is ordered / delivered and so on.
  • multiple box orders are payment on ordering / delivery on 'sale or refund' basis.
  • once you know how they sell we suggest a conservative monthly order - you can always top up.
  • BUY VOUCHER VENDOR VOUCHERBOOKS FOR RETAIL (BOXES OF 30 for £150 ) HERE 


Call 07507 627449 to register as a vendor or get copies.

Check Out The Deals Inside Our Current Issue Before You Buy!

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The latest Isle of Wight VoucherBook will appear here in late April 2024.


ON SALE APRIL 2024

IOW VoucherBooks can be found at numerous locations - voucher advertisers, newsagents, transport hubs, hotels and holiday parks, shops, pubs and restaurants, street vendors and also via the website.

BUY SINGLE VOUCHERBOOKS AT VENDORS BELOW OR CLICK HERE

Find your nearest IOW VoucherBook vendors location on the list below...

Vendor List Appears Here April 2024

Please send all copy to HELLO@WIGHT-MARKETING.COM . Please put 'VoucherBook Copy' in subject line.

Timeline - High Season 2024 Issue

  • Bookings - ASAP (vouchers appear in the order booked).
  • Copy due - March / April 2024.
  • Payment due - with copy.
  • Published - Late April 2024.
  • Distribution to all vendors - Late April 2024.
  • On sale by May 1st 2024. 
  • Vendors list published, Marketing campaign commences.
  • Vouchers should be valid until September 30th 2024.

Copy spec - You design?

Design guidelines are on the file below - please download.

Copy spec - We design?

We will need the constituent parts - text, images and logo etc. Also include a rough layout if you have a particular design in mind.

ANY QUESTIONS CALL US 

07507 627449.

Wight Marketing Ltd

 Shoreside, Beach Road, Bembridge, Isle Of Wight, PO35 5NQ

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 Speak to the publisher: 07507 627449 or Email the office: hello@wight-marketing.com

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