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Some of the many local enterprises who have advertised with HOT

Some of the many local businesses and organisations that have advertised with HOT

Advertise with HOT!

If you have ever thought of promoting your business, your event or maybe your own book, art or music then why not try advertising with us at Hastings Online Times (HOT)? HOT has been publishing news stories and articles of interest for the Hastings area for over 15 years and during that time we have run adverts for many well-known local businesses and events*.

HOT reaches thousands of readers in the Hastings area and beyond and our adverts are both cost-effective and flexible – here’s how they work:

1 – Create a graphic image containing some basic information about your business or event etc. (a .jpeg or .png 185 pixels wide and up to 300 pixels high)

2 – Provide a link to a website or Facebook page relating to your business or event

3 – Complete the form on the HOT website here and we will do the rest.

Robin Hood

Advert for Robin Hood at the White Rock Theatre

Once uploaded, users will click on your graphic image (located in the rightmost column of every page in HOT) and then be taken to your website where they will find full details of whatever you are advertising.

Our current advertising rates are:

£15 for 1 week, £40 for 1 month, £90 for 3 months, £145 for 6 months and £275 for 12 months.

If required, you can change your advert design during the time it runs e.g. to show various aspects of your business. We can also help you create your advert (though there may be a small charge for this).

If you are a local charity or are holding a charitable event, we may consider offering you reduced rates.

Advert for Printed Matter book shop

Advert for Printed Matter book shop

HOT is a ‘rolling’ online publication but also sends out a bi-weekly email with the latest stories to our hundreds of subscribers thus reaching as many readers as possible.

Further information about advertising with HOT can be found here

If you have any questions about advertising with HOT then please contact us at

We look forward to hearing from you.

*These are just some of the advertisers HOT has hosted over the years

  • The White Rock Theatre
  • Beatles Day
  • Hastings Book Fest
  • Fleet Gallery
  • Hastings Pride
  • Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (HIPCC)
  • St Leonards Festival
  • Afrikaba
  • Hastings Writers Group
  • Extinction Rebellion
  • JJ Waller
  • Sustainability on Sea
  • Sussex Street Food Festival
  • Kino Teatr
  • De La Warr Pavillion
  • Bavard Bar
  • Energise Sussex
  • Frock Up Friday
  • Electric Palace
  • Friends of Hastings Pier
  • 1066 Gas
  • Hastings Model Flying Club
    …and many others



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Posted 14:59 Friday, May 10, 2024 In: Campaigns

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