Marketing Opportunities

As a member with the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce you automatically get these opportunities to dynamically market your business:

  • FREE link from the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce website www. annamariaislandchamber.org. (With over 400,000 hits annually)
  • FREE listing in 15,000 copies of the annual Vacation Guide Book viewed by island residents, businesses, membership & visitors via direct mail and walk-ins
  • FREE direct response inquiries from individuals specifically interested in your type of business.
  • FREE opportunity to place your business brochures in the Information Center display rack
  • FREE one time insert in the Chamber Monthly Newsletter
  • FREE placement of your business card in the Information Center display rack.

Expanded Marketing

  • Online Advertising opportunities on our www. annamariaislandchamber.org website with live link logos and/or banner ads
  • Advertising opportunities in service-specific sections of the Official Visitors Guide & Business Directory.  (More than 15,000 copies printed)  It’s a sell-out every year and sends your sales message around the world.
  • Co-operative advertising opportunities with the Tourist Development and Convention Bureau
  • Advertising in the Anna Maria Island Business Map and Trolley route
  • Flyer distribution and advertising opportunities in the monthly AMI Chamber Newsletter
  • Direct Mail opportunities to visitors requesting sent information to over 500 inquiries monthly
  • Full color back-lit transparency advertisements (DURATRANS) on service/product specific boards within the visitors information center with direct phone-in technology
  • Event sponsorship advertising opportunities
  • Event participation marketing opportunities at island festivals, dances and golf outings

Monthly Member Networking

  • Sunrise Breakfast – $8 per person
  • Business Luncheon – $15 per person
  • Business Card Exchange – $5 per person

SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS ON THE AMI CHAMBER WEBSITE

 

Basic Web Listing – Free with membership

Each member receives a free summary listing on the Anna Maria Island Chamber website. This listing displays how your business can be reached along with a hyperlink to your company website and a brief description about your business.

Enhanced Web Listing – $65 per year

This enhancement includes a “View” tab on the bottom right hand corner of the free basic listing that navigates to a detailed listing page. The detail page allows for a longer, more detailed business description, a Google map to show the location of your business, a second hyperlink to your business website and the opportunity to further brand your business with your logo. The detail page offers smaller businesses, along with all businesses, a specialty web page for their business that displays all important information required for customers to locate and understand the services the member offers. This detail page also allows the viewer to email your business directly without leaving the page.

Gold Web Listing – $125 per year

The Gold level includes all features of the Enhanced Web Membership along with two additional features on the detail page of the business web listing. One will be “Specials” which will allow the business to display a SPECIAL of their choice to attract additional business. The second additional feature will be a gallery which will allow the member to upload 4 additional pictures that provide a visual delight to capture potential customers. A picture is worth a thousand words!

Platinum Web Listing – $200 per year

This enhanced level includes all features of the Gold Web Membership along with a “Contacts” feature AND an additional listing in another  business category of your choice, OR  a video link. The “Contacts” enhancement allows for three additional contacts to be featured along with their photo and a brief bio of each. Each contact will have individual information including telephone numbers, email, Facebook, Twitter and other social media contacts. The second option is either a video link which will allow one video of your choice to be uploaded, or a second directory listing in another business category. Your second listing will be a platinum enhance listing as well.

Á la carte video – $50 per year

This requires the purchase of an Enhanced, Gold or Platinum listing to which you can add the video option for just an additional $50.

Banner Ads

Banner advertising is available on select directory pages of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce website. Format and banner specs are 250W x 150H pixels, smaller than 75 kbytes, non-flash media, static banner images in jpeg. Banners include a link to your business website. The following are the rates for banners:

Where To Stay $900
Hotels/Motels/B&B $600
Vacation Rentals $600
Weddings/Special Events $500
Where to Eat $400
Where to Shop $400
Fun & Leisure $400
Wedding Venues/Sites $200
Catering/Banquet Halls $150
Photographers $150
Professional Services $150
Relocation Resources $150
All other pages TBD

Bundle Your Banner and Save
Save money on your banner ad when you bundle it with an ad in the AMI Chamber’s annual “Official Visitor’s Guide & Business Directory”. Our Guidebook is distributed to over 15,000 visitors and locals and is on our website with downloadable and page turnable features.

Discounted Banner Pricing
20% off Banner ad with purchase of a full or 1/2 page Guidebook ad
30% off Banner ad with purchase of 1/4 page Guidebook ad
25% off Banner ad with purchase of 1/6 page Guidebook ad

Disclaimer – All prices subject to change without notice. Anna Maria Island chamber of commerce will approve all changes to web content. The Anna Maria Island Chamber of commerce has the right to limit characters, length of video, content of listings, etc. Ultimately if you have a question as to why a change has not been approved contact the site administrator at 941.778.1541

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