Marketing Your Business – Advertising and Promotional Opportunities
Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Member,
This section contains information on member communications and business marketing opportunities. It includes info on our Member Email System that allows us to reach business subscribers with news, events and member information. This email system is a paid service so there are some usage fees associated with posting member events and information to cover our monthly costs of the system.
Included also is information on website advertising and features. Visit www.brccc.com to take a look. Each member business has a page on the website in the Member Business Directory that can be customized with information and images.
Information is also included on the Beckley Raleigh County Area Online Community Calendar that is available for anyone in our community to post their own events at no charge. Please visit www.beckleyevents.com to take a look. We will be linking to this calendar from the new Chamber website and promoting its usage by the community.
We also have numerous other marketing opportunities for promoting you business with; sponsorships, digital and print materials, event participation, event hosting and more. Please scroll through this section below for details on our marketing programs.
Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions about these marketing services feel free to contact us at any time to discuss.
EMAIL SYSTEM – CHAMBER CONNECT WEEKLY EMAIL
Our email system will allows us to better reach subscribers with news, events and member information. It also offers better tracking and maintenance capabilities to better serve our needs to reach members.
Chamber members have the oppotunity to submit information to be emailed to our member businesses. Information about chamber members can also be added to the website, social media pages and community events calendar where applicable.
The system is a paid service so we will now have some usage fees associated with posting member events and information to cover our monthly costs of the system.
Email Advertising / Posting Fees:
Adding an Event – List your business event / Reach currently over 1,400 Chamber member representatives / generate traffic to your website by linking this event posting with the event information page on your website (event listing text limit 250 words) / No Charge
Adding Business Information or Bulletin – List your business information or bulletin / Reach currently over 1,400 Chamber member representatives / generate traffic to your website by linking this bulletin posting with the business information page on your website (listing text limit 250 words) / No Charge
Email Sponsorship Packages – include your business logo / banner advertisement linking to your website. Sponsor Digital Advertisements will appear near the top of each email. Contact BRCCC for size requirements.
$25 Per Sponsored Email – Ads can appear on consecutive emails or a scheduled release plan can be set up.
Sponsor advertisements will appear on emails in order of contract dates.
Exclusive Emails – Reach over 1,400 Chamber member representatives with your business event or bulletin sent by itself with no other events listed / Customizable with an event image of photos / Scheduled release date to best serve your promotional needs / Fee = $99
New Email System General Rules:
Emails will be sent out to members on a weekly schedule.
Submitted information for posting will be due one week prior to the next email release date.
Submitted information must include the plain text of the information and also if available can be sent with an image or .pdf formatted document.
No Political Advertising or Candidate Endorsements Allowed
Subscription & Disclaimer added to each email; Information, events and products marketed through this email are not endorsed by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce. If you don’t wish to receive these emails, please click here to unsubscribe.
GET THE WORD OUT QUICK PACKAGE
EVENT PROMOTION PACKAGE –
Add Event to BRCCC Website Calendar (No Charge)
Add Event to Beckley-Raleigh County Community Events Calendar (No Charge)
Promote Event on BRCCC Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Google +, LinkedIn (No Charge)
Promote Event by BRCCC Weekly Email Distribution (No Charge) / $99 exclusive event email just for your event)
BUSINESS BULLETIN PROMOTION PACKAGE –
Add Business Bulletin to BRCCC Website “News” Section (No Charge)
Promote Business Bulletin on BRCCC Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Google +, LinkedIn (No Charge)
Promote Business Bulletin by BRCCC Weekkly Email Distribution (No Charge) / $99 exclusive bulletin email)
Contact BRCCC to discuss or get more information about all Business Marketing, Advertising and Promotional Opportunities at 304-252-7328 / 877-987-3847 / firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
WEBSITE ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
The Chamber website offers new and more current technology. Visit www.brccc.com to take a look. The new site features our new Community Events Calendar for anyone in our community to post events so we can search categorically to help prevent event overlap and give businesses and organizations an opportunity to draw traffic to their events and our area. It will also continue to offer all Chamber and Community information available
New Website Marketing Features:
Custom Member Directory Page – Each member business has a page on the website in the Member Business Directory that lists contact information and representatives and is also customizable with information and images / No Charge
Banner Ads – Advertise your business with a linkable logo banner or larger information banner / click through and views statistics reports available / Fee = $75 logo banner / $150 large banner
Link Your Business or Organization to the World with a Banner Ad on the Chamber Website
The Internet presents new and exciting opportunities for businesses to advertise. As the areas leading business portal, Chamber Online is viewed by thousands of people each month interested in finding out more about Beckley-Raleigh County.
Banner Advertisement can offer any business, with or without a web site, an affordable way to reach more people.
BANNERS LINK TO YOUR SITE
Unlimited banner changes per contract / Promote Special Events / Promote Special Offers / Promote New Products / Promote New Services
Large Banners : (468 x 60 pixels) / $150.00 – One Year
Small Banners : (120 x 60 pixels) / $75.00 – One Year
Banner Ad design fees included: Please provide camera ready color logo / Pre-designed banners are acceptable.
Page Sponsors – As the new website is developed there will be opportunities available for specific page sponsorships / ex; Apartment Business sponsors the Relocation Information Page) / Fee = To Be Determined – Contact us if interested in discussing this option
COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR
New Community Events Calendar is available for anyone in our community to post their own events at no charge. Please visit www.beckleyevents.com to take a look. We will be linking to this calendar from the new Chamber website and promoting its usage by the community. Events can be searched categorically to help prevent event overlap and give businesses and organizations an opportunity to draw traffic to their events and our area. The Calendar will be set up as a one-stop location to get event dates and brief info so that it will also serve as a traffic driver to event information pages on other business and organization websites in our area.
Additional Calendar Event Marketing Features:
Event Banner Ads – Highlight your event with a linkable banner ad on the Community Events Calendar page / Fee = TBD
MORE MARKETING OPTIONS THROUGH BRCCC
Member Directory & Guide to Raleigh County – Printed in January each year and distributed to members, information requests, events and community residents / Member businesses are listed in the Directory alphabetically and categorically automatically with Chamber membership / Many different advertising spaces are available in the Directory / Contact the Chamber to get a copy for review – Directory Advertising Space Reservation Form
Beckley City / County Map – Printed annually / Our most requested publication / Distributed to all information requests, area convenience stores, attractions, hotels and events / Advertising space available in many sizes / Contact the Chamber to get a copy to review
Business After Hours – Monthly networking events / Offers the opportunity to show off your business location, products and services / Attended on average by 75-100 member representatives / Contact the Chamber to get details on host a Business After Hours
Mailings to Members – Insert your business event or information into a hard copy mailing to all registered member representatives (currently 1,500) / Scheduled throughout the year / Fee = $200
Social Media Posts – Share your business information with us on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and LinkedIn and we will share with our friends and followers / Share your Images, Press Releases, Website Links, Business Information, Special Offers, etc / Post on our pages or email info to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Donate a Door Prize – Get your business mentioned at an event by donating a door prize from your business to be given away during the event
Sponsorships and Event Participation:
Annual Dinner – Held in April each year to recognize Chamber accomplishments, Community Service Award Recipient and feature a Guest Speaker / Sponsorships Available
Business Show – Held the first Friday and Saturday in May each year / Features 75 member business exhibits / Exhibitor Spaces, Sponsorships, Newspaper Insert Advertising, Available
Appalachian Festival / Appalachian Arts & Crafts Fair – Held the third weekend each year / visit www.appalachianfestival.net / Three day Festival featuring many different events at locations throughout Raleigh County / Sponsorships, Newspaper Insert Advertising, Brochure Advertising, Presence at Events, Website Ads Available
Beckley Half Marathon, 5K Run & 5K Walk – Held the first Saturday in October / Features a course through Beckley / Sponsorships, Brochure Advertising, Event Presence, T-Shirt Sponsor, All Marketing Materials Available
Golf Tournament – Held in June each year at The Resort at Glade Spring / Tournament Called “The Bunkers Open” / Hole Sponsorships, Door Prize Sponsors Available
Meet the Candidates / Legislative Breakfast Events – Held during election years / All election candidates invited to attend / Attended by approximately 300 member representatives each time / Sponsorships Available
Seminars / Workshops – Coordinated by the Chamber Education Committee throughout the year / Sponsorships available
Schedule an Event at Your Business
Ribbon Cuttings – Celebrate your new business opening or new product or service launch / Frequently covered by local media / Planning assistance available
Open Houses – Invite member business representatives and community to your business / Planning assistance available
Out To Lunch – Perfect for restaurants / Invitation to member business representatives to come have lunch at your location and learn about your business for admission of $5 per person / Planning and invitation assistance available