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Ski Resort Marketing and Advertising

2013-2014 Advertising


Every season tens of thousands of people flock to the mountains of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic to go play in the snow. The 16 ski resorts within the region (and the dedicated snow tubing resorts) will play host to more than 1.9 Million visitors this winter!

Those tourists are the very people that you want to get your business in front of.

Over the last few years, statistics show that the VAST MAJORITY of travelers now go online to look for lodging, dining and things to do BEFORE they leave home.

From October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013 more than 4 Million people searched Google and found our websites that include everything that they need to plan their vacations!

This is our (17) season of promoting the ski resorts of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic and we are more excited than ever for a few reasons:

One - This is a Winter Olympic Year.

Every four years more people than usual want to try skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing for the first time! They watch it on television and get excited about hitting the snow.

Two - The Winter Weather Forecast is for this Winter is for more snow than normal!

Last year's natural snowfall was good, but the weather gurus are forecasting a snowy 2013-2014 season!

HOW WE CAN GUARANTEE SUCCESS FOR YOUR AD DOLLARS!

Our best "sales pitch" is to use simple logic.

Over the last calendar year we have AVERAGED more than 10,958 unique visitors PER DAY!

During the peak months from November 1st through the end of March we will average more than We ARE the DEFINITIVE resource for TENS OF THOUSANDS of visitors! Literally tens of thousands of people WILL visit each of the ski resorts this season. Now - more than ever - people simply don't travel to ANY destination without FIRST going to Google and researching WHERE they want to go, WHERE they want to stay, eat, play, etc.

If you'll simply go to Google, Yahoo or Bing yourself and try searching for about ANY kind of search related to skiing, snowboarding, weather, web cams, etc...and for more than 4000 different search terms related to winter and playing in the snow...you'll find SkiNorthCarolina.com, SkiSoutheast.com, ResortCams.com, and our weather network that includes HighCountryWeather.com, SugarMountainWeather.com, SnowshoeWeather.com, BeechMountainWeather.com, MassanuttenWeather.com and more!

We Can Get Your Business Advertised to More than 4 Million Visitors BEFORE they ever head to the Mountains!

According to Google Analytics we saw more than 4 MILLION visitors to our websites during the October 1, 2012 through October 1, 2013 period and these visitors live in the nine-to-ten Southeast and Mid Atlantic states that you get MOST of your tourism business from!

What if you could ONLY place your ad in a place where EVERYONE that sees it is ALREADY ready and interested in doing business with you? That would certainly be more effective, right?

That is what we are offering. THE ONLY people that will see you advertising (tens of thousands a day) already LOVE the community; are planning on visiting; and will need a place to stay, dine, want to go shopping, etc.

Have you been WANTING to get more involved with Facebook, Twitter and even Television media?Our outreach covers all of these and more!

We have ad rates and options from $50 monthly to $50,000!

Thank you for taking a moment to consider advertising and promotional options with SkiSoutheast.com and our Weather and Webcam network for the 2013-2014 ski and snowboarding season! We've provided some data below.

We hope that you'll spend a little time to look over our amazing three-pronged coverage of the ski community. However, we invite you to click the following links for more information:

View our Advertising Rates and Options.
View our Statistics and Demographics.
More about our Three Pronged Efforts.
We are Regularly Featured on Television!.

We are excited that the early weather forecasts are predicting colder and snowier weather for this winter and that means that more visitors from around the Southeast and Mid Atlantic will be headed to their favorite mountains!

Consider This

When potential visitors are thinking about heading to the mountains for a getaway, what kind of information will they be looking for?

Answer

  1. Resort Information about which ski area they want to visit.
  2. Slope Conditions, snow reports and Weather info.
  3. Lodging & Dining Information in close proximity.
  4. Ski equipment sales or rentals and any clothing needs.
  5. Other things to do and shopping ideas/choices while on their trip.

Bet You Didn't Know! 2,245,000 people skied here in the Southeast last season!

Those Two Million Skiers made SkiSoutheast.com and our WebCam and Weather Network THEIR Most Visited Website during the period from Sept 1, 2011 through April 1, 2012!

  • 1,898,731 Visitors came to SkiSoutheast.com!
  • 2,445,186 Visitors came to HighCountryWebCams.com (now ResortCams.com)!
  • 726,994 Visitors came to our HighCountryWeather.com and related community weather websites!
  • That's 5,224,792 Visitors Total!
  • Those Five Million Visitors looked at 44,681,845 Pages of Content!

Our Live WebCams and Ski Content is used by more than 70 Meteorologists All Across the Region getting YOUR business in front of television audiences as well!

All year 'round and particularly during beautiful sunrises, sunsets, fall colors and snows - television stations from Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida use our LIVE HD WebCams and Skier content to inform their TV audiences just what's happening here in the mountains. Every time we're shown on television our websites get a huge spike in visits and those viewers from all across the Southeast and Mid Atlantic will see YOUR BUSINESS as well!

The image to the right was from October 11, 2012 on CBS Television --->>>

We've been featured on thousands of occasions. Here are some of the more recent, notable appearances:


--> Brad Panovich (shown left) of WCNC NBC 6 in Charlotte is our "official" meteorologist

--> THE WEATHER CHANNEL - Jim Cantore, Paul Goodloe and their newsdesk features our Live Cams often each winter!

--> WBAL, WORL, WJAX and dozens of other stations use our content regularly

---> Everytime they show us...our visitors see your business!

All the Information Visitors Want; Including YOUR Business Information in ONE Location; Usually within two clicks!

Resort Information

They will either be looking to choose the resort that they want to visit or looking for discounts and information about the resort they are already hoping/planning to visit.

We can PUT YOUR BUSINESS in front of each of those visitors!

Lodging Information

Once they've decided where to visit, they will be looking for lodging deals, cabin rentals, hotels and motels close by and more!

We can send your hotel, B&B, motel, cabin rental, and cabin rental company these visitors TODAY!

Snow related accessories, etc.

Most don't own their own equipment so many will be researching whether to rent their ski and snowboarding equipment close to the resort. They will need clothing, gloves, goggles, etc.

We can advise these visitors to visit your website TODAY before they even get to the mountains and we can get them to your physical location when they arrive!

Travel/Trip Planning

Most visitors are now researching "where to dine, shop, visit" and other excursions related to their trip destination right on the internet.

Snow Reports & Weather

Winter weather has always been unpredictable and travelers have now come to understand that there are many resources available to them to better "time" their ski getaways with good weather and ski conditions. Let's face it, nobody wants to invest their hard-earned money to visit during rainstorms and bad conditions. Our three pronged network of ski news and events, Live WebCams (on the slopes and on the roadways) and our Weather content is SECOND TO NONE.

There is NO OTHER resource on the internet that provides visitors with all of this information in one place and we can drive those visitors to YOU!

Advertising Contact For SkiSoutheast :

The phone number listed here is for ADVERTISING CONTACT ONLY. If you are interested in advertising, call our offices at 828-963-7286 and ask for Mike.


If you are inquiring about ANYTHING OTHER THAN ADVERTISING, please feel free to use the form above or you can send us an e-mail to mail@skisoutheast.com, and we will be happy to answer your inquiry usually the same day during the season.


Due to the volume of inquiries that we receive per day, we are simply NOT able to assist those kinds of questions via our phone lines.