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Manasota Family & Kids' Directory
PO BOX 110141
Bradenton, FL 34211


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Why Advertise with Manasota Family & Kids' Directory?

We make advertising EASY & AFFORDABLE with our NEW PRINT & DIGITAL ADVERTISING BUNDLES! Reach thousands of local families each month with something for all budgets.

Our Magazine Brings New Customers to Your Business Because...

  • We are published by local parents who know what other local parents want - we all talk, you know!
  • We reach active buyers month after month! Frequency is the key!
  • It is designed to be quick read and it's always FREE!
  • It's easy-to-use and easy-to-keep! Our convenient, digest-sized directory easily fits in a woman's purse, glove box or a diaper bag!
  • Quality counts! Your ad is always FULL COLOR and printed on magazine-quality, glossy paper.
  • We are advertisement-driven, not article-driven, so your ad will not be ignored or get lost on the page. Our directories are read cover-to-cover every month!
  • FREE online listing! Yes, your ad will appear on our website, just as it appears in print, at no additional cost to you. In addition, if your company has a website, we will provide a link from our page to yours.

Still not sure? Call our advertisers and ask them about Kid's Directory or visit our Testimonials page. They'll be happy to tell you about their experience.

Distribution. . . It All Starts Here

Each month, we hand deliver 10,000-12,000 copies to quality locations where busy parents will easily see them. We work very hard to distribute our directories to places where children and parents spend their time.

Who Reads Our Publication?

Our readers are families that regularly seek sources of products, services and events for their children, themselves & their homes!

  • 95% of our readers are females
  • 94% are 25-45 years old
  • 65% have income over $51,000
  • 85% are homeowners
  • 89% are college-educated
  • 61% use daycare

Color Sells!

  • People are 55% more likely to pick up a full-color piece of advertising first.
  • Color can improve brand recognition by up to 80%
  • Color increases reader attention span by up to 82%
  • Decision-making improves by 70%
  • Reader retention increases by 78%
  • Comprehension and recognition improve by 27% over bold text and 35% over contrasting fonts



We've been nationwide for more than 20 years! 
There are more than 100 Kids' Directories nationwide

Hidden Values started in 1986 with one targeted directory. That directory was an instant success (it was profitable the first month). Hidden Values then expanded to a family of niche publications with readers all over the country. Visit some of our sister publications.

Locally, we've been publishing Manasota Family & Kids' Directory in Manatee & Sarasota Counties for more than 10 Years!

Where to Find Us

You can find us at 375+ locations throughout Sarasota & Manatee Counties such as:

  • Our Advertisers!
  • Doctor's Offices (Pediatric Offices, OBGYN, Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, Orthodontist, Dentists, Pediatric Therapy)
  • Retail Stores & Boutiques
  • Pharmacies
  • Daycare / Child Care Centers
  • Activity Centers & Gyms
  • Libraries
  • Hair Salons
  • Restaurants
  • Schools, Preschools & Day Cares
  • YMCA
  • Ice Cream Shops
  • Dry Cleaners
  • Dance Studios, Martial Arts & other ExtraCurricular/Sports Facilities

...and many more places families visit!!

We have racks at places such as the Lakewood Ranch YMCA, DQ on SR 70 in Bradenton, Just Bounce, Evie's and more!

To get an exact location near you, please call us at 941-773-5978 or email





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