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Publicity

Artslink.co.za distributes South African arts, culture and entertainment news via Internet feeds.

Artslink.co.za can help you to publicise your event – but you need to have an Artslink.co.za Account.

Artslink.co.za has connected artists to audiences for the past 23 years; and now has a niche database of traditional (print publications, newspapers, magazines, radio, television and production houses) and online media. Artslink.co.za News has +18 000 e-mail subscribers, +11 000 Twitter followers, +9 000 Facebook follows/likes. Artslink.co.za News is also forwarded to online media (Google News and Internet RSS feeds, including intranets and a Telegram channel – https://t.me/artslinkcoza) and saved in a searchable archive.

This service can be as low as ***R187.50 (incl. VAT) depending on the Artslink.co.za Account option:

Annual subscription @ R750/month (debit order) = R9000 (incl. VAT) for 12 months.
*** Send up to 4 per month, thereafter casual/single release rate applies.
– Suitable for clients/publicists who will be submitting 2 or more per month.
[Increased 1 September 2020] [R9000/6 since 1 March 2017]

Six-month subscription @ R775/month (debit order) = R4650 (incl. VAT) for 6 months.
– Send up to 4 per month, thereafter casual/single release rate applies.
– Suitable for clients/publicists who will be submitting 2 or more per month.
[Increased 1 September 2014] [R4500 since 1 September 2010]

Casual/single media release @ R475 (incl. VAT) each.
– Suitable for those who will not be submitting regularly.
[Increased 1 June 2020] [R425 since 1 March 2017]

To set up your Artslink.co.za Account e-mail info@artslink.co.za with your TAX invoice information and required option, or contact Jennifer on 084 554 9972 during office hours.

ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE MADE VIA THE FORM/AT BELOW: (please scroll down).

Your online submission will be acknowledged by a receipt e-mail, and posted as soon as possible.

Artslink.co.za has won Arts and Culture Trust Awards for Media in Support of the Arts three times and has been nominated for the Business Day / BASA Awards.

Artslink.co.za is privately owned and independent.


Banner Advertising

Implementing an on-line advertising strategy is becoming an integral part of marketing campaigns. Your Internet advertising can be combined with the Artslink.co.za Account above.

@ R475 (incl. VAT) for 250px x 90px .jpg or ani.gif (filesize limit 80KB) / week OR R1425/month

To set up your Artslink.co.za Account e-mail info@artslink.co.za with your TAX invoice information and required option, or contact Jennifer on 082 554 9972 during office hours.


MEDIA RELEASE CHECK-LIST (5 W’S AND H)

WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, WHY and HOW?
Para 1: Who is involved? The company, the writer, director, producer, actors, designers.
Para 2: What is the story? What is the event, what is exciting about it?
Para 3: Where is it happening? Full address, telephone number for tickets and website address.
Para 4: When is it happening? The opening and closing dates, previews, starting times.
Para 5: Why is it important? For the public to see and be motivated to buy a ticket.
Para 6: How much? Give all ticket prices or ticket range.
Para 7: How to find out more? A publicity contact and telephone number.


Is a PHOTOGRAPH / GRAPHIC available?

To link a picture to your release, send .jpg or .gif image/s attachment/s (including captions) by e-mail to info@artslink.co.za with the same Subject field as the News Headline immediately after submitting.


Artslink.co.za will not edit submissions, but we retain the right to fix glaring grammatical or spelling mistakes (run your spell check before submitting!) and change copy for technical reasons.




    1. Highlight (Ctrl+A for all) the main press release body-text in your word processor.
    2. From the "Edit" file menu, click on "copy" (Ctrl+C).
    3. Then come back to this form ...
    4. Place the cursor in the window below. ('Click' inside the window).
    5. PASTE - (Ctrl+V) or type, your press release body-text below:

    You may type your release text directly into the window below, (if you choose not to use the "copy and paste" option.) You can also add to, and edit your release in the window below if you wish, before final submission.

    Media Release Body Text: (up to 1000 words?)

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