Advertise on Recommend LIVING

Recommend.my is the best place for homeowners to find the right service providers in Malaysia. We are part of Southeast Asia’s largest services platform with operations in Indonesia (www.sejasa.com), Thailand (www.helpdee.com) and Singapore (www.recommend.sg)

From renovation contractors to handymen, from wedding photographers to event caterers, we connect thousands of customers to trusted service professionals every month. Over 20,000 service professionals are listed on our platform (4,000 in Malaysia alone).

At Recommend.my, you can:

  • Browse hundreds of completed projects, listings and reviews
  • Send your project details to multiple contractors at once
  • Get responses and quotes within hours
  • Hire and pay through Recommend Pay for refund guarantee and insurance protection

 

About our blog, Recommend LIVING

Recommend LIVING is a digital publication focused on home and living. It is also the official blog of Recommend.my and Recommend.sg.

Our articles primarily cover advice and inspiration for the home, including home organisation, home improvement, and interior design. We also write about events and wedding planning.

We work with brands as well as the service providers listed on our website; to tell their unique stories, showcase their work, and boost their awareness.

 

Our Audience

Recommend LIVING connects businesses and brands to readers in the 25-45 year old demographic. The majority of our audience lives in Klang Valley, is English-speaking, and are homeowners (or about to be) and are married (or about to be).

Our readers are 55% female, 45% male, 45% in the ages 25-34 years old, 35% in the ages 35-44 years old.

Recommend.my (blog and main website combined) receives nearly a quarter of a million (230,000) visitors per month (as of Jan 2018). Our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/recomn) has over 80,000 followers.

We also have a weekly newsletter, sent to a mailing list of 40,000+ subscribers, made up primarily of homeowners in Klang Valley.

 

 

 

Advertising Options

Advertising Option 1: Article Inclusion

Recommend.my writes regular articles around the topic of home improvement. As part of this article, we showcase the work of local brands.

For example, we recently wrote the article “5 kitchen renovation mistakes to avoid“, and in that article, we included examples of work from local interior design firms.

As part of this advertising option, we can include one of your portfolio photos in one of our articles. Your business name will be credited to the photo. A link to your Recommend.my profile page will also be included.

Note: More than one brand’s portfolio may be shown in the article.

Where it will appear:

  • On our blog, Recommend LIVING
  • On our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/recomn, and boosted for 7 days
  • In our weekly newsletter

Example below: 5 kitchen renovation mistakes to avoid

Advertising Option 2: Video inclusion

Recommend.my also produces regular 60 – 90s videos around the topic of home improvement. As part of this video, we showcase footage and/or photos of the work of local brands.

In the video, we will include one of your portfolio photos (or video). Your business name will be credited to the photo/video. Your business name will also appear in the end credits.

You will need to provide photos and videos of your work to be included in the video.

Note: More than one service provider’s portfolio may appear in the video.

Where it will appear:

Example below: 10 Surprising Facts About Laminate Flooring

Advertising Option 3: Dedicated Article

Recommend.my will write a unique home improvement article on a topic that is relevant to your industry. The article will only include your team / product / portfolio of services. It will not be open to other advertisers.

Where it will appear:

  • On our blog, Recommend LIVING
  • On our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/recomn, and boosted for 7 days
  • In our weekly newsletter

Example below: How One Malaysian Company is Using the Lightbulb to Start a Green Movement


How One Malaysian Company is Using the Lightbulb to Start a Green Movement

 

Advertising Option 4: Dedicated video

Recommend.my will produce a unique home improvement video on a topic that is relevant to your industry. The video will only include your team / product / portfolio of services. It will not be open to other advertisers.

Where it will appear:

Example: How to Deep Clean a Sofa

 

Advertising Option 5: Prize Sponsorship

If you have a product or service that you can offer as a free prize, Recommend.my will create a Facebook contest around it.

Where it will appear:

Some examples of our recent contests:

How it works:

  1. You will need to sponsor a prize (e.g. free cleaning session, free cake)
  2. We will create the contest for you and tag your business
  3. We will promote it to our audience for 1 week
  4. We will pick the winner and they will contact you to collect the prize

 

FAQ

I am not a service professional (e.g. I sell handbags). Can I still advertise?

Our editors will meet with you to explore suitable topics, and assess whether your offer is suitable for our audience. We reserve the right to respectfully decline any advertisers if a suitable topic cannot be created.

 

Contact

To discuss any of the advertising options above, contact Chloe ([email protected]) or Alex ([email protected])