Affordable advertising opportunities for MESBA members—the Monona Minute, Guide to the Monona Area, MononaEastSide.com and the Monona Lake Loop
Are you looking to stretch your advertising dollars and direct your messaging to a Monona East Side audience? If so, welcome to MESBA! The Monona East Side Business Alliance (MESBA), formerly the Monona Chamber of Commerce, is a dynamic thriving organization that is working to propel the Monona East Side community forward. MESBA is dedicated to providing low cost options for our members to help you maximize your marketing dollars. One way, is through advertising in our weekly e-newsletter, the Monona Minute.
THE MONONA MINUTE – REACH 4,200+ EMAIL ADDRESSES
The Monona Minute reaches thousands of email addresses weekly and our audience is very engaged and click happy! What this means for you is that your ad will get excellent exposure and is the only ad featured in a premium location at the top of the newsletter. See an example to the right. Ads run $50/issue or 3 for $125 and can be run anytime throughout the year. You pick the run dates and we can even help you with ad design at a minimal cost if you need it.
Ads should come ready made or we can provide design services for $30/hour. Send us an emailor give us a call at (608) 222-8565 to book your space or for more information.
THE GUIDE TO THE MONONA AREA – THE PREMIER MARKETING TOOL FOR MESBA
The Guide to the Monona Area – MESBA’s premier marketing tool available in print and online! (15,000 copies distributed annually). This premier marketing tool for the Monona East Side area will be mailed to tax payers in Monona and will be distributed locally, regionally and statewide through the Department of Tourism. Our larger businesses use them for employee recruitment, real estate relocation specialists use them to promote the community and we work with the Department of Tourism to help spread the word about what the Monona East Side area has to offer. This publication is produced once a year in the spring.
MONONAEASTSIDE.COM – RECEIVE OVER 9,000 IMPRESSIONS/MONTH
Advertise on the MononaEastSide.com website and receive prime exposure with web ads linked to your website (view the right side of this page for one example). Ads available are Premium Leaderboard Ad (728px x 90px) are Right Sidebar Ad (300px x 250px) and should be submitted to us with a link. Rates for the ads are: Premium Leaderboard Ad – $150/month or $400/3 months; Right Sidebar Ad – $120/month or $325/3 months. If you need assistance designing your ad, we can provide the design at a minimal extra charge.
New in 2018! MONONA LAKE LOOP MAP
Watch for a new opportunity coming in spring of 2018. In 2017, we produced the Monona Lake Loop Map—home to beer, bikes, boats and beaches—and it proved to be wildly successful! We printed 3,000 copies and distributed over 2,600 at AtwoodFest alone. In 2018, the map will be larger and will feature paid advertising and larger distribution. Stay tuned!
For questions on these or for more information, please send us an email or give us a call at (608) 222-8565. We’re here to help!