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media kit 2018

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hudson valley. catskills. magazine. videos. web portal.


OUR AUDIENCE IS YOUR MARKET VISITORS

LOCALS

DUAL HOME-OWNERS

RELOCATORS

This region is their passion. This group visits over and over for vacations and on weekends, exploring our villages and falling in love with the area and our local businesses.

These people live and work here. They know many secrets the area has to offer and by connecting and reading VISITvortex they find that there are even more hidden gems they’d never known existed.

Enjoying both the country and the city they have a passion for the Hudson Valley and Catskills that they share with their friends and family downstate. Their upstate homes are often being improved on to fit their tastes perfectly.

These visitors want to know how to make this region their new home. From buying and renovating their house, enjoying the best local restaurants, discovering endless places to play, VISITvortex has everything they need to support their new lifestyle.

I know you just delivered 2

boxes, be we need more. They seem to be our guest’s favorite!

The magazines are flying off

our shelves, they are the fastest picked up here. We hand them out to all visitors that want to know what to do in the area.

I have really been enjoying

your magazine and videos. I’ve

— Concierge, Mohonk Mountain House

discovered many places I never knew existed. It’s a great way to I use it to help me decide where to

I attribute all that to the fabulous job

spend my money each season.

you guys do.

— Rebecca Mauro, Ulster County

on the thruway! We love giving

a magazine to every new person

it to new visitors to the Mid-

that we know coming to the

Hudson Valley, and people are

Hudson Valley.

always impressed by the quality,

— Megan, Earth Designs Cooperative

information and photos.

— Charlie, Travel Plaza Info Centers

home-owners and people from Brooklyn, NYC and NJ this year.

VISITvortex is the fastest

Thank you! We put the SOLD OUT

signs up today. We had more second

get to know the community better!

picked up magazine we have here

— Concierge, Emerson Resort

Thanks to VISITvortex we can

always find new places to explore in the area. We make sure we give

— Randy and Margaret, Hardenburgh Farm

As a family with a second home in

Ulster County, we use the magazine religiously to help us choose trustworthy companies to shop with. We make sure all of our friends in the city know about the magazine

I’m looking to buy a home in

the area and I use your magazine for reference all the time. I find that so many of the houses I see have the VISITvortex magazine sitting out for show. The house I saw today had every back issue. — Peter S, Westchester NY

I make sure I give your

magazine to every single client or potential client that comes to

and website so they can use it as a

me from the Metro Area. It really

resource as well.

helps to sell people on moving to

— David Osterwell, Brooklyn NY

this region.

— Eric, Coldwell Banker Village Green


WHO WE ARE OUR MISSION is to help stimulate tourism and the local economy by introducing and promoting the treasures of the Mid-Hudson Valley. VISITvortex is a celebration of each season and a portal to the great people and places of the area ONLINE, IN PRINT, and VIDEO. Sharing the very best of the area through a quality publication, with engaging editorial supported by hundreds of local videos... BE DRAWN IN!

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S TAY.

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LIVE.

PRINT DISTRIBUTION

O NLINE REAC H

QUARTERLY PRINT MAGAZINE FREE TO OVER 7 0 0 LOCATIONS

WEBSI TE VI EW ERSHI P: 9 5 0 ,0 0 0 / m o n t h

IN THE HUDSON VALLEY, CATSKILLS, JERSEY BEACHES, BROOKLYN, MANHATTAN

INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS ( v v

A CURATED DISTRIBUTION TO POPULAR: Restaurants, Lodging, Retail Shops, Historic Sites, Attractions, Markets, Entertainment, Tourist Centers, Transporation Hubs, Cafes, Galleries

R E A DE RSH I P PR IN T: 2 0 0 , 0 0 0 / q ua rt e r ly D I GI TA L : 9 0 0 , 0 0 0 / q ua rt e r ly

DEMOGRAPHI CS: 8 0 %

o f v i s i to r s b a s e d i n n yc

+ w e d d i n g ):

SOCI AL MEDI A F OLLOW ERS: 4 0 ,0 0 0 SOCI AL REACH: 3 0 0 ,0 0 0

per month

I NSTAGRAM @visitvortex FACEBOOK facebook.com/visithudsonvalley

1 9, 000

combined


ONLINE ADVERTISING OPTIONS OUR WEB VIEWERS ARE PRIMARILY FROM NYC, BROOKLYN, LONG ISLAND, NEW JERSEY AND THE HUDSON VALLEY.

1. HOME PAGE/FULL SITE WEB ADS: $45 PER MONTH for half year or full year. A simple and effective alternative to banner ads! Just email a photo and info and we’ll share it with our visitors ON ANY MAIN PAGE. Clicks straight to your website.

2. MARKETING VIDEO PRODUCTION: Use the power of video to help you tell your story, drive sales, engage customers, and showcase your business or event on YOUR WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA and on VISITvortex.

4. PHOTO OR VIDEO STOREFRONT: $45/MONTH (photo) $65/MONTH (video) for the year This storefront includes your video or up to 9 photos, brief description, contact info and a link to your website and facebook.

5. EBLASTS: Be featured in an email blast which reaches 40,000 LOCALS AND VISITORS. $550 (Includes template layouts. Custom design and detailed analytics additional fee.)

6. SOCIAL MEDIA MENTIONS:

$1875: 1 minute web version For one location, up to one hour shoot. Call to go over details and scope.

Be featured on our instagram and facebook pages which have a combined reach of more than 224,000 per month. (Imagery to fit visitvortex brand.) One mention: $250 Half year (mentioned once a month, 6x): $1200

3. PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES:

7. BUSINESS PROFILES: $2625 (in print and online)

One hour professional photo shoot for $450.

$1220 (online only) Have us professionally write, shoot and design a MEET THE OWNERS profile featured in print and/or online at visitvortex.com and on social media. Photos taken by VISITvortex are reserved for use by VISITvortex unless credited.


MAGAZINE AD PRICING AND SPECS size

dimensions

1 time rate $2625 per issue

$2250 per issue

Inside Covers

8.5w x 5.5h

$2250 per issue

$1875 per issue

Premium

8.5w x 5.5h

$1750 per issue

$1500 per issue

Full Page

8.5w x 5.5h

$1220 per issue

$1095 per issue

Half Page

4.25w x 5.5h

$720 per issue

$670 per issue

Quarter

4.25w x 2.75h

$470 per issue

$410 per issue

Eighth

2.13w x 2.75

$375 per issue

$325 per issue

Back Cover

8.5w x 5.5h

4 time rate

8.5w x 5.5h

AD ARTWORK: All ads are Full Color. VISITvortex accepts camera ready ads in pdf format or will create an ad for you at no additional charge. Eighth page ads stay the same for 4 seasons or designed artwork submitted by advertiser. EMAIL: visitvortex@gmail.com

4.25w x 5.5h

AD DEADLINES: Spring: February 3rd Autumn: July 27th

Summer: April 27th Holiday/Winter: October 5th

FREQUENCY: Quarterly, Each Season

DISTRIBUTION: FREE to over 700 Locations

PAYMENT: Payment required before publication. We accept checks and all credit cards. TO RESERVE: Call 845.687.3470 or Email VISITvortex@gmail.com

4.25w x 2.75h

2.13w x 2.75h


PRINT DISTRIBUTION QUARTERLY PRINT MAGAZINE FREE TO OVER 700 LOCATIONS IN THE HUDSON VALLEY, CATSKILLS, JERSEY BEACHES, BROOKLYN & MANHATTAN Tourist Info Centers. Restaurants. Lodging. Retail Shops. Historic Sites. Attractions. Markets. Entertainment. Mass Transit Stations.

BROOK LY N D ISTR IBU TION

greenpt.

MANHAT TA N DI ST R I BUT I O N upper west side

williamsburg

dumbo midtown

brooklyn heights

gowanus park slope

red bank seabright long branch deal asbury park

ocean grove avon by the seas belmar sea girt

cobble boerum hill hill red hook

upper east side

N J SHO R E D I ST R I BUTI ON

greenwich village soho

manasquan

east village

point pleasant


roxbury andes margaretville

belleayre

hudson

catskill

hunter

28 saugerties

phoenicia

big indian

9

woodstock

28

47

red hook hurley

kingston

rhinebeck

32

stone ridge Prime Locations in NYC, BROOKLYN and NJ

high falls 55

kerhonkson

rosendale

209

44/55 ellenville gardiner

hyde park new paltz 87

poughkeepsie 55

highland

52

9w

H U D SON VA L L E Y A N D C ATSK I L L S D I STR I BU TI ON

marlborough fishkill 17 84

newburgh

beacon


ANNUAL WEDDING MAGAZINE The Complete Planning Resource for a Hudson Valley/Catskills Wedding VENUES. BEAUTY EXPERTS. CATERERS. DRESSMAKERS. FLORAL DESIGNERS. RENTALS. MUSIC. OFFICIANTS. BAKERS. PHOTOGRAPHERS. PLANNERS. SPECIAL TOUCHES.

dimensions includes rate horizontal image

85 words and photo

$320

Quarter Page Ad

4.25w x 2.75h

listing with photo

$470

Half Page Ad

4.25w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$720

Full Page Ad

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$1220

Premium

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$1750

Inside Covers

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$1875

Back Cover

8.5w x 5.5h

listing with photo

$2625

Listing & Photo*

HUDSON VALLEY AND CATSKILLS

wedding venues

No matter what your style or what type of wedding you’ve been dreaming of, the Hudson Valley and Catskills have exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a run down of some of our amazing wedding locations.

Duetimage Photography

size

*Listing in the magazine under your category, with photo (see right).

ad artwork:

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All ads are Full Color. We accept camera ready ads in pdf format or we will create an ad for you at no additional charge. Email: weddingvortex@gmail.com

ad deadline: to reserve:

January 10th

call 845.687.3470 or email visitvortex@gmail.com

Please make payment before media insertion.

1796 HOUSE AT THE INN AT THE RIDGE Gardiner, 845-895-9251, innattheridge.com

1850 HOUSE INN & TAVERN Rosendale, 845-658-7800, the1850house.com

This beautiful, homey B&B is in a private and quiet rural location with a newly built pergola and 16 blueberry bushes in its patch. This charming country venue with a barn is perfect for a rustic, intimate wedding, and there are many activities available for every season. See the lotus pond, relax on the tree swing, or lounge on Adirondack chairs, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Shawangunk Mountains. Or, shop locally in nearby Wallkill, Gardiner, and New Paltz.

This historic boutique hotel is located in the town of Rosendale, in the heart of the Hudson Valley. It is the perfect location for an intimate wedding celebration. Whether it’s just the two of you or 60 of your closest friends and family, their brand new deck overlooking the Rondout Creek is a perfect choice for your wedding celebration. With ten comfortable guestrooms and modern amenities, the 1850 House Inn balances the old with the new to make your event everything you want it to be.

ASHOKAN DREAMS West Shokan, 845-657-2312, ashokandreams.com Have your dream wedding at this historic Catskill Mountains estate with breathtaking mountain and reservoir views in a quiet country setting. B&B suites and the lodge are decorated in a rustic comfort style reminiscent of the Adirondack great camps. Ashokan Dreams has an extraordinary mountainside setting with views of the Catskills, the Ashokan Reservoir, and the Berkshires. It is surely one of the most special places on earth for your special event.

VISITvortex 2018 Media Kit  
VISITvortex 2018 Media Kit