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Real Towns Unifies Your Community 

Drawing your whole community together in creative, productive ways can seem daunting. We thrive on it!

The Real Towns Way

Harnesses the best smart city, cloud-based and mobile technologies available.

Takes a strategic approach to deliver on your town's vision, priorities and timelines using proven methodologies.

Identifies opportunities for collaboration, growth, engagement and digital access.

Streamlines all communications and tells a consistent story of your place.

Affordably puts even the smallest businesses online and in touch with a bigger potential audience.

Seamlessly showcases and promotes your whole town using a smart blend of web, social, mobile and PR channels.

Promotes a single brand through professional design, written and visual storytelling.

Creates all the elements that make your place a magnet for visitors, investment and job creation.

Real Towns Membership

Become a Real Towns member and work with us to build digital town assets that engage residents, appeal to visitors, boost business and attract investment.

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Digital Health Check

Our survey examines your town’s existing digital health and prescribes custom digital solutions to the challenges facing your resident and business communities.

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Documented Digital Strategy

Re-position and equip your community for future prosperity with our detailed examination of how we will use your digital assets to boost tourism, trade and community engagement.

Town & BID Website

Integrate every aspect of your town’s trade, tourism, heritage and community life into a single, potent digital brand.

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Real Town Tour

Showcase attractions, traditions and history in the palm of visitors’ hands with an interactive tour guide on their smartphone.

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Google Business Listings

Put businesses on a Google Map of attractions bringing visitors to your town. With an optimised listing, Google My Business gives full control of how businesses appear on Google.

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Email Newsletter Templates

Design and create email newsletter templates in html format suitable for Mailchimp, Constant Contact and other similar clients.

Digital Champion

On-the-ground facilitator, networker, mentor, trainer, program manager who is the main Real Towns contact.

Digital Skills Workshops

Full or half day workshops for business owners, residents and/or local organisations seeking to improve their digital skills.

Collaboration Tools

Setup, optimisation and training in the use of tools such as Slack, Basecamp, Dropbox, Google Drive, Skype, Trello & Evernote.

SEO & Keyword Research

Optimise every web page website for easy discovery on Google organic search results, which maximises traffic to your website.

Real Towns Badge

All Real Towns clients receive a bronze, silver or gold badge to place on their digital and printed marketing material, depending on what score they achieve on the Real Towns Digital Health Check.

Digital League Table Status

Every town that completes a Digital Health Check is given a score out of 400. A League Table featuring all participating towns is updated every 12 months, creating competition amongs towns to achieve better outcomes.

View the UK Towns Digital Index

Blog/press release

All towns that participate in a Real Towns 12-month program are promoted on the Real Towns website. A press release is issued and copied to local, regional and national media outlets, Revive and Thrive, DCLG, the Great British High Street and the Association of Town & City Management.

Social Media and Email Promotion

All participating towns are promoted on the Real Towns social media channels and through the email newsletter.

Email Newsletter

Create and distribute information from business, community and other digital channels to a database of up to 2000 subscribers. Additional costs for larger databases.

Web Posts

A newsblog or page on the Town/BID website. Images supplied by clients, taken by Digital Champion or sourced from stock.

Social Media Posts

Share images and content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Snapchat.

Social Media Ads

Design, create and manage paid advertising to website visitors and custom audiences on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Monthly ad-spend included in each bundle. Higher spends at the direction of the client.


Account setup and campaign Management. Click spend included with social media budget.

Analytics & Reporting

Monthly web, social and email newsletter reporting on key metrics including Acquisition, Traffic, Clicks, Engagement, Conversions.


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