What do I do if I can’t afford a paid listing?
The letter F and A with the questioning emoji. Frequently asked question: What do I do if I can't afford a paid listing?

Can’t afford a paid listing? No worries, we got you, start with a Free listing! They now include a custom image, a preferred link and business hours. With that said, paid listings will still give you more traction, like the chewy tires on a 4×4, because you can “soup-up” your listing with more info, pics, and good stuff like videos. And we give you additional perks for each package level! As the old saying goes “if a tree falls in the forest and nobody hears it, does it make a sound?” Well, when you list with us you are sure to be heard and seen!

While we’ve made an effort to make our paid listing packages affordable (compared to regular mainstream advertising), we realise some start-ups might not be able to invest in a paid package yet but would benefit greatly!  If you’re in that situation – consider some of these “crowdfunding” ideas…


Ask one of your vendors (AV company, Venue, Caterer) to sponsor your listing and for their investment, create a co-branded listing so they also benefit from your listing – the more you make, the more they make right?!  Because sharing is good!


Ask your loyal patrons (those Die Hard supporters who always have your back) to chip in. And don’t forget to say please and thank you!


Approach local businesses for sponsorship and offer them promotions in return. A shout-out on social media, or handing out their promo flyers at the events, etc. You’d be surprised how many local businesses, tourism boards, business associations are keen to uplift their communities.  The “scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours” solution!

No matter how you do it, be sure to give value to your supporters and credit to your sponsors, a kind word of thanks goes a long way!

Need more help?

We’ve done the hard yards so you don’t have to. We offer one-one online consulting for new owners or for existing owners who need extra help or advice. Our “20 for 20” zoom consultation sessions are 20 minutes for just $20.

Are you a POP-UP Cinema owner?

Stop suffering from FOMO and get listed on the Pop-Up cinema directory! With all the increased traffic you are going to have to deal with you may have to hire car guards. Click the button, choose your package, fill in the form, upload your images and you’re good to go! And don’t worry, you can actually preview your listing before you commit…
because we all know commitment can be scary.

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