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A Trusted Hudson Valley Lifestyle Resource for over a Decade... BE DRAWN IN

HUDSON VALLEY + CATSKILLS

MAGAZINE. VIDEOS. WEB PORTAL.

MEDIA KIT 2017


WHO WE ARE VISITvortex is your portal to the great people and places of the Hudson Valley. Sharing the very best of local through engaging editorial supported by hundreds of local videos... BE DRAWN IN!

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OUR MISSION is to help stimulate the local economy by promoting and introducing the faces behind independently owned businesses and organizations. VISITvortex is a CELEBRATION OF EACH SEASON and a visual display of the Catskills' and Hudson Valley’s treasures ONLINE, IN PRINT, and through VIDEO.

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OUR AUDIENCE IS YOUR MARKET LOCALS

VISITORS

DUAL HOME-OWNERS

RELOCATORS

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.

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.

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 have really been enjoying

discovered many places I never knew existed. It’s a great way to get to know the community better! I use it to help me decide where to spend my money each season. — Rebecca Mauro, Ulster County

I know you just delivered 2

boxes, be we need more. They

your magazine and videos. I’ve

seem to be our guest’s favorite! — Concierge, Mohonk Mountain House

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. — Concierge, Emerson Resort

Thank you! We put the SOLD OUT

signs up today. We had more second home-owners and people from Westchester, NYC and NJ this year. I attribute all that to the fabulous job you guys do.

— Randy and Margaret, Hardenburgh Farm

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 a “PLEASE DON’T TAKE” note on it! — Peter S, Westchester NY


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PRINT DISTRIBUTION QUARTERLY PRINT MAGAZINE FREE TO OVER 500 LOCATIONS in the Hudson Valley, Catskills & Brooklyn

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Tourist Info Centers. Restaurants. Lodging. Retail

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Shops. Historic Sites. Family Attractions. Markets. Entertainment. Bus Stations. SO MUCH MORE! 55

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Prime Locations in NYC & BROOKLYN

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SIZE

DIMENSIONS

1 TIME RATE

4 TIME RATE

Back Cover

8.5w x 5.5h

$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

AD ARTWORK: All ads are Full Color. VISITvortex accepts camera ready ads in pdf format or will create 7 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 AD DEADLINES: Spring: February 3rd Autumn: July 27th

8.5w x 5.5h

4.25w x 5.5h

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

FREQUENCY: Quarterly, Each Season

DISTRIBUTION: FREE to over 500 Locations

READERSHIP: Print 125,000/quarterly

Digital 900,000/quarterly

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

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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. VIEWERSHIP IS 900,000 PER MONTH.

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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.

5. EBLASTS: Be featured in an email blast which goes out to 40,000 LOCALS AND VISITORS for $350. (Includes template layouts. Custom design additional fee.)

6. SOCIAL MEDIA MENTIONS: 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: $75 Half year (mentioned once a month, 6x): $ 350

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

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

$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.

3. PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES:

OUR NUMBERS

One hour professional photo shoot for $350. (Dual rights to feature photos.)

PRINT MAGAZINE READERSHIP: 125,000 Quarterly

4. PHOTO OR VIDEO STOREFRONT:

MAGAZINE DIGITAL READERSHIP: 900,000 Quarterly

$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.

WEBSITE VIEWERSHIP: 900,000 Per Month SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS: 40,000 Combined SOCIAL REACH: 300,000 Per Month (apx)


ANNUAL WEDDING MAGAZINE

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PERFECT PLANNING RESOURCE FOR A HUDSON VALLEY/CATSKILLS WEDDING! VENUES. BEAUTY EXPERTS. CATERERS. DRESSMAKERS. FLORAL DESIGNERS. RENTALS. MUSIC. OFFICIANTS. BAKERS. PHOTOGRAPHERS. PLANNERS. SPECIAL TOUCHES.

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listing with photo

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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 in the magazine under your category, with photo (see right). AD ARTWORK: All ads are Full Color. We accept camera ready ads in pdf format or we

ultimate guide to planning a hudson valle y/catskills wedding

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.

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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.

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READERSHIP: 125,000 wedding related readers

will create an ad for you at no additional charge. Email: weddingvortex@gmail.com

DISTRIBUTION: To wedding related businesses and planners in the Hudson Valley and NYC.

AD DEADLINE: January 10th

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/hudsonvalleywedding

FREQUENCY: Annual spring distribution

INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/weddingvortex

TO RESERVE: call 845.687.3470 or email visitvortex@gmail.com Please make payment before media insertion.

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