A brief history of UK-Ballroom, who runs it and the services it provides.
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About UK-Ballroom

UK-Ballroom run by Jon White, a keen dancer and freelance web designer. Jon & his wife Jenn run dance events in Cardiff under the name Jive Magic.

The aim of this site is to provide up-to-date, accurate information about ballroom classes and events throughout the UK. All information held is submitted and maintained by the organisations who have registered their details on the site. As such, while every attempt is made to ensure accuracy, we always recommend contacting the organisation before travelling to an event advertised by them.

To help maintain accuracy of content, the subscribing organisations to UK-Ballroom are encouraged to review their information every three months at minimum. Inactive accounts are followed up and where no contact can be made, out dated information is removed.

UK-Ballroom is based on the hugely popular web site UK-Jive. Since its launch about 4 years ago, UK-Jive has grown to become the most comprehensive resource for modern jive dancing on the web and now attracts over 25,000 visitors a month.

Banner Advertising

To assist in the maintenance costs of the site, UK-Ballroom now offers the opportunity for organisations to purchase premium banner advertising space on the main pages within the site.

A link from our home page to your site will boost your site's popularity in the search engines, resulting in more visitors to your site.

The order in which banners appear on a page are random. This ensures that all advertisers receive equal and fair placement of their banners.

For more information about advertising with us, please fill out our contact form.

News-feed service

We now offer a number of unique news-feeds that can deliver dynamic information to your web site, free of charge.

Choose from the following news feeds

  • All forthcoming events for a selected organisation
  • Next event for a selected organisation

Why use our news feed?

  • It's free!
  • Creates a content managed solution for your website. No need to remember to update your site. Old events and expired news articles disappear automatically. New events and articles are added through our simple, easy to use interface and appear instantly on your site.
  • Dynamic content encourages visitors to come back to your site.
  • Uses no bandwidth on your web server.
  • Very easy to set-up - just paste two small snippets of code into your web page.
  • Integrates with any site, regardless of construction style (frames, background colours, styles etc.)
  • Fully customisable style ensures the feed blends in with the rest of your
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