Partner with Us

We love partnerships and local advertising. Why? People want to hear from local businesses and discover new places. That’s why we exist.

Whether you're a large company or small business, we can help you get in front of the Durham community.

What We Do

We publish useful guides to Durham, events, the best places to eat and drink on our site, send a handcrafted newsletter each week, and do original reporting straight to Instagram and Facebook.

The Numbers

  • Monthly Unique Visitors: 19,000+
  • Monthly Pageviews: 38,000+
  • Weekly Newsletter Subscribers: 5,000+ (46% open rate)
  • Social Media Following: 20,000+
  • We were recently voted ‘Best Local Interest Website’ in the Triangle by Indy Week readers

Who reads and follows Best of the Bull?

We’re the source for young, professional tastemakers who are excited about the Durham community, are eager to try new things and have awesome experiences.

  • Young: 75% of our audience is 18-44.
  • Social: 87% of our audience is on Instagram and 71% is on Facebook
  • Explorers. 61% eat out 7 or more times a month.
  • Professionals. 45% have a household income of between $75,000 and $100,000. 20% have a household income of over $200,000.
  • Balanced. 56% female and 44% male.

How Can We Partner Up?

For a limited time we're offering these super special rates for small businesses! 

Featured Business Listing

$ 15 /mo
Feature your business on our homepage!
  • Featured on homepage
  • Business listing on in short-form article
  • Photos + Business Description
  • Direct Link to Your Business

Event Feature

$ 20 /one time
Feature your event on our Instagram and Facebook to 20,000+ followers
  • 1 Story Feature
  • Direct Link to Event Page

Social Giveaway

$ 25 /one time
Sponsor a giveaway to gain more followers and customers!
  • Required to follow your account to enter
  • 1 Post
  • Story line featuring your business
  • Direct Link to Your Business

Shop Durham Program

$ 0 /mo
  • Included in local business directory
  • Marketing via Shop Durham
  • More customers in your door!

Sponsor a local guide or article

$ 25 /one time
Get your business noticed by sponsoring one of our articles or guides to Durham.
  • Your Business Logo and link at the top of guide/article
  • More info about your business at the end of guide/article

Newsletter Feature

$ 15 /one time
Feature your business or event on our weekly newsletter to 5k+ subscribers!
  • Direct Link to Your Business

Ready to do this thing?

YES! We can't wait to work with you. Just fill out the form below with the opportunities you're interested in! We have a pretty awesome Director of Partnerships and he'll be in touch with you soon.