How we write our content about businesses

How do we approach our editorial content about independent businesses?

All blog posts about independent businesses on the independent mk website or posts featured on our social media channels are honest and impartial and therefore give a true reflection on the future development of a business whilst providing sound transparent insights for customer choice.

It is imperative to highlight that the content on the independent mk website or any social media channels is written by authors who are not incentivised by their visits or use of products or services. Again, this provides an honest overview of a venue, product, or service. We do not get paid or receive free gifts in return for content.

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We have been providing content for FREE for a number of years now and with the website and social media channels growing beyond what we can manage, we do now offer paid advertisement opportunities for local independent businesses. We will never charge over-the-top rates for this, it is purely to help with the running costs of this website. Feel free to contact us for more information about advertising on this website.

Transparency on content

As much as we would like to shout to the rooftops that every independent business out there is amazing, we do feel a duty to approach each and every article, blog post, and social post about an independent business with a neutral opinion and by doing so recognise and highlight areas where some businesses might be able to improve.

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PLEASE NOTE: Article updated on 06/10/2023