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Wedding and Event Directory

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WELCOME to Wedding and Event Directory

local brides

Directing qualified to your business since 2005 Serving Minnesota, Colorado & Wisconsin • 24/7 Online Wedding & Event Directory Resource • Local Company, Local Website, Locally Promoted • Cross Promotion For Members: Bridal Shows, Special Events, Search Engine Marketing, Print Media & E-Blasts

Why go2wed.com should be yOuR MaRkEting PaRtnER 9 out of 10 brides use the Internet to plan their wedding – go2wed.com targets and attracts LOCaL BRiDES so they find your LOCaL BuSinESS first! We receive over 500,000 hits a month and over 275 unique daily visitors.

Today’s bride is searching for products, services, and solutions online – go2wed.com is here to direct their purchasing power toward your local company and deliver you quality leads from brides registering online.

Other online wedding directories may only offer a directory service to brides – go2wed.com strategically markets your company online, with major search engines as well as in print, and by producing local WEDDing SHOWS. advertisers also have access to personalized monthly email campaigns, a bridal planning guide, cross promotions, advertiser partnerships, and promoting/ participating in local bridal fairs.

Brides want to find services and products easily, without being overwhelmed – go2wed.com easily directs the brides to the advertisers and allows them to create an online notebook where they can save advertiser information, have access to wedding planning tools, and receive free online coupons from our advertisers.


How go2wed.com promotes your business We are constantly promoting our online directory with the goal of driving as much business to your company as possible.

Local Website Our new site focuses on regions within a state, within Minnesota, Colorado and Wisconsin, to target local area brides and advertisers more efficiently and effectively on search engines and in the local market.

Local Wedding Show go2wed.com produces our own wedding show that showcases our advertisers and venue locations to the bride. Our online brides are given the opportunity to meet and greet go2wed.com advertisers to begin building rapport and the crucial relationship you need to gain a new client.

Local Bridal Fairs in addition to producing our own show, we assist, promote and attend local area bridal fairs. Working together in the wedding industry is a win-win relationship for everyone.

Search Engines Our search engine process is continuous and is constantly striving for top placement in google, yahoo and MSn. you will find our site on the first page of these search engines for most categories.

Print / Press We offer the opportunity to advertise in print mailers and a wedding planner guide sent out to brides who have registered on our site. We also advertise go2wed.com in local newspapers and wedding editions to maintain our presence where your brides are looking.

Donations / Foundations We provide support through charitable donations to the following organizations:

The Shjon Podein Children’s Foundation


Premium go2wed.com advertising Options Advertise your company’s services the most visible and effective way.

Receive 2 Months

FREE!

State Home Page | $325 per month

When you pay for full year

gain homepage exposure on the most visible page online while receiving the best placement for your company

tile links to your website and customer can view your ad

Custom designed with your logo and image*

Homepage tiles sold by available position

Featured trendy vendor tile and full ad included

navigation Banner | $200 per month •

Most visible position in aLL categories and aLL cities

Banner links to your website and customer can view your ad

Custom designed with your logo and image*

Featured trendy vendor tile and full ad included

Category Banner | $150 per month •

Positioned above ad listings in the category of your choice

Banner links to your website and customer can view your ad

Custom designed with your logo and image*

Featured trendy vendor tile and full ad included

Featured trendy Vendor | $100 per month •

First tiles shown on listing pages and featured on additional advertising pages

Contains company and contact information

tile links to your website and customer can view your ad

Custom designed with your logo and image* *banners will rotate

Connecting brides with the best wedding services around!


Premium go2wed.com advertising Options Exciting NEW options to promote your company’s services. NEW!

Destination Spotlight | $200 per month •

gain state homepage exposure featured in the State Destination Wedding Spotlight

tile highlighted and displayed on go2destination page

tile links to your website and displays company name

Featured destination highlight text

Custom designed with your logo and image*

trendy Vendor ad included

Destination Banner | $100 per month •

Featured on go2destination page

Banner links to your website and displays company name

Custom designed with your logo and image*

trendy Vendor ad included

Wedding Planning Guide Ads

*banners will rotate

NEW!

1/2 Page Print ad** | $330 per ad •

1/2 page ad featured in go2wed.com Wedding Planning guide

Planning guides distributed to local vendors and distributed to brides

Custom designed full-color ad

1/4 Page Print ad** | $230 per ad •

1/4 page ad featured in go2wed.com Wedding Planning guide

Planning guides distributed to local vendors and distributed to brides

Custom designed full-color ad **Available to online advertisers only (renewed biannually)

Connecting brides with the best wedding services around!


Standard go2wed.com advertising Packages Choose the option that best suits your company’s advertising needs and budget.

Features & additions Full page trendy Vendor ad with 700+ word description area Strategically placed above the graphic and basic vendor ads Design formatting tools to add additional links and images to ad ad management, view my brides, view bridal profiles and stats trendy slide show (allows several photos) 6 images in photo gallery 2-3 categories (suitable to what your services offer only) Wedding Story – feature your bride/wedding with a story, photos, link to website, contact info, and your work article, blog submission and social media opportunities Square image tile link to website (trendy ad tile custom designed) Registered bridal requests sent via email from inquiring brides 2 event advertisement postings (wedding event related) Bridal Savings Coupon Offer Search engine optimization on your listing Placement above Basic Vendor ads (brides click images) Contact information Business description (140 characters) 1 category choice and 1 region choice Email vendor contact form Link to website

trendy

graphic

Basic

Vendor ad

Vendor ad

Vendor ad

P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P

P P P P P P P P P P P

$70

$50

per month / $700 annually

per month / $500 annually

P P P P P

$25

per month / $250 annually

a La Carte add-Ons

E-Blast Campaigns

additional Regions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20/mo/region

Featured Vendor in Monthly newsletter . . $50/month

additional Categories . . . . . . . . . . . . $10/mo/category

advertising Member Email Blast* . . . . . . . $200/month

Back-Link to go2wed.com. . . . . . . . . ad Discount

non-Member Email Blast*. . . . . . . . . . . . . $300/month

additional Design Services . . . . . . . . $30/hour

*Email blasts are sent to registered go2wed.com brides once each month.

Marketing Consulting . . . . . . . . . . . . $30/hour technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30/hour


go2wed.com FaQ’s How do brides find your site? Brides and grooms find our site through several mediums – online search engine optimization, web-based ad campaigns, print promotions, wedding shows and word of mouth.

How many visitors can i expect? Can i track how they found me? Currently we are averaging over 500,000 hits a month and over 275 unique daily visitors. We provide access to all inquiries from brides on the site.

How does the payment plan for my advertisement work? all of our billing is done on an annual basis. this payment structure keeps our overhead costs low and allows us to provide you with competitive rates. We can accept credit cards, automatic monthly payments, or check.

How long have you been in business and where are you located? Our main office is located in Minnesota. Our first site www.mnweddingdirectory.com was launched in 2004.

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minnesota@go2wed.com colorado@go2wed.com wisconsin@go2wed.com


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