various ways to advertise on our websites at relatively low costs, such as
$450 - $3000 per year
for prominent articles or fixed placements of button or logo ads, banner ads, or display
Contact us for advertising details. TEL 847-304-4655 Chicago
See our October 2008
analysis of the interests of our visitors.
Our websites, in just 3 years, have grown to
attract 45,000+ visitors per month - more than some
popular magazines in this niche which have been widely distributed for
We can also do sponsored research in target markets.
This can support the marketing of a business location or professional
Ads can appear on the regional or state PR or search
results and directory pages as very relevant pages for featuring business
locations or services.
offer rotating, run-of-site banners to appear on all pages, whether relevant
to the content or not. Instead, we place fixed ads on pages which are
designed to attract very well-qualified prospects.
Custom search tools can draw relevant visitors back repeatedly
because project teams and their professional advisors typically have to search for many
different types of information
in multiple locations.
For example, a visitor who is researching
Florida for a project is likely to use the
Florida Search tool repeatedly,
or even add it to an iGoogle home page for quick reference at any time.
The same is true of other US regions and
states, or countries like Canada
Ask us about special advertising offers
The costs to advertise through our websites and to share
more detailed content about specific business locations or professional
services are very low because this business was designed from the start to
lower such marketing costs while making it much easier for executives to
find what they are seeking.
We don't have the overheads of producing and distributing
millions of glossy magazine pages at advertiser expense.
The value to a company, service provider, or community can
be very high by rapidly introducing very relevant contacts to each other to
do business together on corporate expansion projects plans. That is
our focus - making business connections, not producing paper.
unique business serves as an independent "concierge" referral
service and niche online community or marketplace to enable executives to
plan and develop expansion projects faster and better.
Growth from 200,000 to 600,000+ visitors in just 3 years
Chart of monthly website visitors, 2004 - 2007
professionals can share significant press releases, news, and
non-promotional market insights through this website on request.
In short, we welcome
factual presentations and actionable market insights for the benefit of our visitors who are
planning capital investment projects.
|We ask contributors
the basic guidelines in the Add News
section and to be selective about what they send to us for publication.
Do not send us many unsolicited newsletters or emails with large file
attachments. Send useful information which we should want to share
The extensive reference information which is
www.gdi-solutions.com and the more selective business location
research tools at
www.OnTheShortList.com are entirely FREE as a service to our
visitors, such as
senior executives and their advisors.
There are some additional services which we offer for a
small fee to share more valuable information about leading business locations or
service providers. These executive summary
presentations are designed to be very easy to find when relevant to
Such work together enables visitors to quickly find the
contacts they need for their projects, even without asking for our direct
Our low advertising fees enable us to sustain the
extensive market research work behind this unique service, including large
networks of personal contacts to maintain timely market knowledge and
provide independent project referrals very rapidly in response to enquiries.
Bruce Donnelly also
handles magazine ad sales - in print and online - as advertisers develop integrated marketing campaigns.
This can range from online services from $2500 to
$20,000+ per year, print ads for $6500 - $12,400 each, or annual campaigns
of $30,000 - $60,000+
for combinations of print and online. Larger custom service proposals
complement specific marketing initiatives with a mix of
services - in print, online, events, etc.
Options include sponsored but independently researched
reports, such as 4 to 12 page features about an area or service in the
magazine, or 16 - 64+ page sponsored research supplements.
Ask Bruce for illustrative budget examples or custom proposals
according to your targeted marketing strategy and event plans.