Antiques mean business for all!

on 20 May 2013.

Visitors from all over the world are drawn to Hungerford by its prominence as a leading UK antiques centre.

And visitors, of course, mean business for all of the town so, in line with the Hungerford Town Plan to promote ‘tourism’ into the town and area, Hungerford Townsite will regularly feature antiques and experts from the many antique shops and dealers we have.

Hungerford Townsite’s reach is far and wide and using social media marketing and strategic links, these features will be seen by a vast audience of potential customers.

And every participating antiques business will have its own microsite right here on Hungerford Online from which they can sell direct, market, promote and contribute information and articles of interest for everyone who visits.

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