Our readers are discerning, educated & highly values driven. They trust us to connect them with curated content that helps them be more conscious, active members of our community & promote businesses that are actively doing good for their customers, employees, community & the planet. All Austin Common partners gain posting privileges on our website, with the ability to share events, job openings, and even blog posts.
Just think of us as your personal translators. We’ll take any message you’re trying to get out into the world & make sure it comes across in an authentic way, through storytelling & engaging multimedia content. No annoying popup or banner ads here!
Every dollar you spend partnering/advertising with us supports our mission to build a more civically-engaged & community-minded Austin, actively advancing sustainability, equity & our local economy.
After you sign up to become an Austin Common Partner (see above), you’ll receive an email with information on how to create a login for our website, as well as instructions on how to post. (Don’t worry – it’s pretty easy!) In order for your events to be considered for inclusion in our weekly newsletter as well, just be sure to submit them by noon on Tuesday the week before.
As a for-profit, for-purpose organization, our number one goal is to serve the local community… not to make money. That’s why we don’t allow just anyone to advertise on our website (sorry Exxon Mobile!). We only want to promote businesses, nonprofits, and government departments that are doing good for their customers, employees, the planet, and the local community. That’s why we ask we ask all prospective partners to fill out our short application form.
But don’t worry, we also recognize that nobody is perfect and so if you’ve had hiccup along the way, we give you the opportunity in the application to explain how you’ve worked to make yourself better since.
We never want price to a barrier in helping to promote organizations who are doing good work in our community. If you are a grassroots organization with no staff and an annual budget of less $1,000, you can apply for free posting privileges on our website. All you have to do is fill out this form.
Yes! We also offer Brand Introductions (1-month of targeted promotions and personalized content creation to introduce your organization to our audience in an authentic and meaningful way) and Blast Packages (heavy event promotion across all our platforms, promoting your conference, gala, etc). Interested? Just fill out this form.
Each week, The Austin Common reaches 10,000 Austinties through our website, newsletter, and social media feeds. If you’d like to learn more about our audience, you can download our complete partnership packet here.
We support people taking action and never want price to be a barrier for organizations who are doing good work in our community. If you’re hosting events and bringing people together to advance sustainability, but can’t afford our partnership program, you might want to consider applying for our Grassroots Org Posting Discount.
In order to qualify, you must be an organization with no paid staff and an annual budget of less than $1,000/ a year. If you meet those terms, please fill out this application to apply for free event posting privileges on TheAustinCommon.com.