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drumchork



Joined: 18 Nov 2014
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Location: Aultbea, Wester Ross, Scotland

PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:03 am    Post subject: Living in The Shires Magazine Reply with quote

I was phoned by Living in The Shires Magazine, based in Leicestershire, uk.

Eventually I agreed to
Your package includes:

A 10x5cm advertisement
With 60words, with x2 images and your logo and contact details include.
Full promotion.
Full proof of advertising.
Full copyright of your advert.
A copy of the magazine with extra copies (available upon request) for marketing and P.R Purposes.
A digital copy of your files to use to feature on your website.


This was agreed at the totally reduced rate of 120 + Vat.
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on checking online it appears to be a booklet rather than a magazine, it was claimed that they have a large following of walking, cycling, hiking adults and my area was perfect for their following, I'm not so sure now.
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Nemo



Joined: 14 Aug 2008
Posts: 7030
Location: Norfolk

PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This may be one of those times when you wish you hadn't wasted your money. Not the identical name, but I bet it's the same company. Never part with your money to a cold call until you've either had time to check it out or they've sent you an email or such like for you to read at your leisure. There are lots of companies out there that who run similar "rip offs" if scam is too strong a word. http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5149434
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drumchork



Joined: 18 Nov 2014
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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

aye, I know Sad .
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Nemo



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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're in the best place now. It's not the biggest sum you could have lost, but with the wisdom found here, you'll be able to run anything else past the owners here or do a search. It's amazing what you can search for and learn here. Wink
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drumchork



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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very Happy Very Happy
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