Welcome to Linked Magazine,

Linked Magazine is a dynamic online local living and lifestyle magazine with big ideas. We have created a vibrant online hub that we hope you will find both useful and interesting.

As a feature rich digital magazine, Business Directory and What’s On guide for the area, it is unique.

What does Linked Magazine offer that’s different?

We are not an advertiser, but instead a quality local digital magazine with lots of interesting and diverse articles written by professional writers. It is a magazine first and foremost, and we want to deliver content that you are going to love. We cover everything from local news and events, to health & wellness, food & drink and anything we think you might find interesting.

We do not cash-in on paid advertorial as we feel it compromises quality and trust within the magazine.

Our Community Hub Pages are dedicated to keeping local people in the loop. With a drop-down menu we LINK the community with one-click to information on local disruptions; roads, schools, buses, flooding, gritters. Hub pages have one-click links to NHS services; doctors, dentists, pharmacies and opticians.  You can always find the details and times for the local dumps and recycling. We also offer FREE listing for all local clubs, sports and societies.

We have a page to post local jobs, and a list of all local Farmer’s Markets. All accessed with one-click via the magazine. We want Linked Magazine to become a valuable community asset.

OPTIMISED & RESPONSIVE ACROSS ALL MOBILE DEVICES, THE MAGAZINE IS EASILY ACCESSED.

We looked at having an App for mobile devices, but it was felt (via a readers poll) that it was unecessary as the current online platform works perfecty on all phones, tablets etc. This also means we do not pass the extra costs incurred with an App onto the businesses listing with us.

The Business Directory will, in time, become filled and bursting with local businesses that want to be a part of this exciting enterprise, and easily accessed by locals and those searching from further afield. Exciting new businesses are listing every day. We keep prices really low to entice even the smallest business to list with us, and that will mean you can find every little or large local business when you need to.

We are friendly, keen and hope to deliver something quite different to the area. We cannot do it without you, so very much appreciate the support of those using the magazine and directory.

Why use the Business Directory?

  • Each business is found online within an easy to navigate A-Z of categories
  • Listed businesses can be contacted directly with one-click
  • All social media links, website links and phone are one-click, with a digital map to show your location
  • Searches for businesses happen online, not on paper, using mobile devices
  • Google recommends listing your business in a hyperlocal digital directory with quality content
  • Listing within a local directory helps your business website rankings
  •  Content is King when it comes to being found online, and the magazine provides top quality and constantly changing content
  • The magazine and directory are rich with search terms for the area (SEO)
  • We don’t cut down trees
  • Businesses have unlimited space to tell the customer about their business (maps, social media links and the use of photos and video)
  • Content is professionaly written for you
  • We try very hard to promote local businesses at every opportunity, and keep our prices incredibly low to encourage all businesses

In a fragmented rural setting, with an enterprising heart, Linked Magazine can link the large spectrum of businesses serving the area with the customers searching for places, events, products and services.

We hope you will join our vibrant local enterprise.

Many thanks,

Elizabeth

Editor

 

Elizabeth McQuillan
Editor

Elizabeth is an experienced journalist and columnist, having written for a variety of quality publications, including newspapers, magazines and online media

The health columnist for the Sunday Herald Magazine for a number of years, Elizabeth also wrote the fitness column and produced featured double-page articles for The Herald. Writing for the innovative Scottish online newspaper, the Caledonian Mercury, Elizabeth produced weekly features on Scottish Heritage.

Her country life and passion for horses resulted in writing for niche publications including Horse & Hound, Scottish Field, Horse, Your Horse, Scottish Rider and many other equestrian magazines.

A spell lecturing the Magazine Journalism module at Edinburgh Napier University was an enjoyable experience, and fuelled a passion for teaching writing. This experience is something that she it taking into the local community by providing free writing workshops to the local high school.

Copywriting for individuals, businesses and marketing agencies, Elizabeth has a wide range of experience in writing content for websites and brochures, as well as maintaining social media accounts for companies.

With this diverse experience to bring to Linked Magazine, you can expect a quality digital magazine with engaging articles that appeal to a broad market. Businesses listing within the Business Directory can be assured by a proven ability to market to potential customers.

 

 

 

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