Barcinno is the international platform highlighting Barcelona’s tech, startup, and business communities. As an English-only platform, Barcinno is the #1 resource for information regarding Barcelona’s rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and connecting Spain to the global tech community. However, Barcinno is unique in that it’s evolved into a collaborative resource, meaning its success relies on the participation of the community it serves. We encourage members of the Barcelona startup ecosystem to take an active role in the community and share their projects, successes, failures, and ideas that will pave the way to Barcelona’s bright future as a global tech hub.
Barcinno publishes and promotes content across multiple channels. Here is an overview of all our channels and reach:
- Website: 20.000+ visitors/month
- Newsletter: 3000+ subscribers
- Twitter: 7500+ followers
- Facebook: 2100+ followers
- Linkedin: 4500+ followers (via Barcinno & Scott)
- Instagram: 550+ followers
The Barcinno community consists of members from all over the world who are interested in the Barcelona startup, technology, and innovation ecosystem. Please find the details of our web audience based on data from Google Analytics below:
Barcinno reaches a targeted international audience with a professional interest in Barcelona. Of all web visitors, almost one-third each comes from the USA and Spain, and one-fifth stems from the remaining European countries.
Barcinno reaches an experienced audience with a professional interest in Barcelona. The overwhelming majority (88%) of our web visitors are people between 18 and 44.
Barcinno is a big promoter of gender equality, which makes us particularly proud of having increased our female membership base from 35% to over 40% in the past two years.
How To Work With Barcinno
Barcinno reaches a targeted international audience of investors, entrepreneurs, engineers, software developers, and business professionals that rely on us for their weekly update on the Barcelona startup news and to keep a pulse on the action. Here’s how you can work with Barcinno and make our audience your audience:
Paid Options To Work With Barcinno
Sponsored Articles (from €500 + VAT)
If you want to promote your business and be more bold and direct with your call-to-action, a sponsored article is the best option. Since this is a paid article, we offer the option to write the article for you if you prefer. Every sponsored article:
- Is published as a featured article on our website
- Includes backlinks and stays on our blog for as long as you want
- Gets featured & mentioned in our ‘good reads’ section in the Barcinno newsletter (3000 subscribers)
- Is shared on all our social media channels (5+ Tweets, 2-3 FB messages, 1x LinkedIn messages)
As our website attracts 20k+ unique visitors per month, our articles are read and shared quite a lot. Plus, sponsored articles offer a great chance to secure high-quality backlinks to your domain.
To launch or find out more about sponsored articles on Barcinno, please get in touch here.
Sponsored Newsletter (€200/week + VAT)
If you want to give your lead generation efforts a more immediate boost, sponsoring our Barcinno Newsletter might be a good idea. The package includes:
- Placing 1x featured image of your choice right after the intro text and before the news & investment stories begin
- 1x small text below the image describing what it is about
- 1x link when people click on the image
- 1x featured mention of your services in the introduction + a clear call to action
Additionally, every newsletter is also published on our website so you also get an SEO boost for your domain by securing a high-quality backlink.
You pay for every week you want to sponsor the newsletter. Every Monday, our newsletter is sent out to 3000+ subscribers, who are interested in the Barcelona startup, tech, and innovation ecosystem. Each newsletter receives open rates of close to 40% and click rates of 30-40% (based on opened emails).
Publish Jobs in the Newsletter (€149 + VAT or free)
If you’re looking to promote a role that would be of interest to our community, we offer both paid and free options to reach our 3000+ newsletter subscribers.
The paid package includes:
- Up to 3x job ads in the job section of the newsletter for 4x weeks (or 4x newsletter editions)
- 1x banner/video, paragraph, and CTA just before the job section of the newsletter for 4x weeks (or 4x newsletter editions)
- A headline + 1x paragraph and CTA in the introduction of our newsletter, for 1x edition
- Social media promotion (5x Tweets, 2x FB posts, 2x LinkedIn posts)
- Add 1x job ad to the job section in our newsletter for 1x week. To do so, you’d just have to send us the link
To launch or find out more about sponsored newsletter campaigns on Barcinno, please get in touch here.
Barcinno is a well-connected source in Barcelona and we hold great and long-standing relationships with all the major media platforms in the region. If you want us to help with your PR efforts, please get in touch here.
Currently, we don’t offer any banner placements on our website.
If you want to purchase multiple collaboration options, we do offer discounts. To find out more about promotion packages, please get in touch here.
At Barcinno, we live and cherish the startup mentality. Therefore, we are always eager to listen to new ideas for collaborating with you. So if you’re planning a specific campaign or want to discuss new ways of collaborating with Barcinno, please get in touch here.
Free Options To Work With Barcinno
Barcinno was founded to connect the community, foster the startup ecosystem, and promote it across a global audience. Therefore, we pride ourselves on being an open media platform where anyone who is interested can share interesting news, announce events, and publish helpful articles for free. However, in order to maintain relevance, quality, and a great experience for Barcinno members, we have established specific guidelines for our open and free collaboration options. You will find all the details for each available option below. If you have any doubts, feel free to get in touch with us:
Share News (free)
If you’re a Barcelona-based startup, accelerator, or organization, or if you have a story that is relevant to the Barcinno community, you can share your news on Barcinno. Simply send us the story using this form, and if it is interesting to our community we will include it in our weekly email newsletter. This is republished on our main website, too. Additionally, if your news story is among the most clicked in our newsletter, we will share it on our social media channels to give it even more exposure. Important: Please note that we don’t publish press releases on our platform (unless it’s a sponsored article or part of our PR service).
To share your story with us, simply fill out this form.
Promote a Job (free)
As above, you can add 1x ad to the job section in our newsletter for 1x week. To do so, you’d just have to send us the link.
Publish Events (free)
If you’re organizing or found an interesting event in Barcelona that is relevant to the Barcinno community, you can share it for free on our open Barcinno events calendar. All events must take place in Barcelona or at least in Catalonia (for bigger events) and should be helpful for our members. Interesting events include startup and tech conferences, free workshops for entrepreneurs, and networking events to connect our ecosystem.
Important: Please give us 48 hours to approve your events once you upload them. We need to approve each event manually to avoid spammy and irrelevant events being on our open calendar.
To share your event with us, simply upload it here.
Guestposts: Write For Us (free)
We love and encourage guestposting on Barcinno, but we have strict rules to make sure the quality remains high and that there is no spam. Here are our guidelines for guestposts:
- must be educational and relevant to the Barcinno community (ideally about Barcelona),
- cannot be promotional or talk about your brand (for this please look at our sponsored article option above)
- 1000+ words
- High-quality, no grammar mistakes
- Max. 2-3 backlinks: 2x in-text backlinks to your blog if it’s a relevant and helpful link to a high-quality article; 1x backlink to your domain in the author bio
- Author bio text + profile picture
Each accepted guestpost gets published on our website and sent out to over 3000 subscribers as part of the ‘good reads’ in our weekly newsletter.
If you read and accept our guestpost guidelines, you can pitch your guestpost idea here.
If you have any questions or want to propose alternative ideas for collaborating to share Barcelona entrepreneurship and innovation with our global audience, please don’t hesitate to contact us here.