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Media Kit

The Minnesota Utility Marketplace is a valuable asset for association members and non-members who use the web to find products and services for the service projects industry. This informative tool utilizes search engine optimization that frequently arranges the content of participating vendor websites. Users of the buyer's guide are capable of performing both keyword and category driven searches. Whichever option the user chooses the guide will produce pertinent results.

Who uses the Minnesota Utility Marketplace?

Not only are the members of MREA using the Marketplace but also non-members as well. Many potential buyers use this tool frequently to search for products and services that your company sells.

Why should I create a listing in the Minnesota Utility Marketplace?

The Marketplace was developed particularly for buyers of your product or service. Creating a listing in the directory guarantees that your company's brand and message will be seen by your target audience. MREA is identified as the "go to" organization in the business. Experts turn to MREA and its buyer's guide when making their purchasing decisions.

You can find a hyperlink to the MREA Utility Marketplace on the MREA website (http://www.mrea.org).

MREA Web Site Traffic
Unique visitors - 5,224 per month
Page views - 6,124 per month

Pricing and Placement Opportunities

The following rates reflect an annual pricing structure. Your company's listing appears in the MREA Utility Marketplace year-round.

A basic listing is free of charge and includes the vendor’s company name, address and phone number. These basic listings can be upgraded to a standard paid listing. These paid listings include:

  • Placement within up to ten categories of the company’s choice
  • Larger listing size and placement above all basic free listings
  • Additional company information including: company logo, tagline, website URL, email address, fax, full HTML description with embedded links, embedded Google map and complete contact information for the primary contact of the organization.
  • Company logo placement and tagline on the directory category and search results pages
  • Enhanced search engine optimization of listing contents

There are three options for a paid listing within the Marketplace.

  • Enhanced – This listing will appear in up to ten sub-categories within the directory and appear in alphabetical order above the basic free listings [ One time set-up fee of $99.95 then just $29.95 per month, cancel at anytime. ]
  • Deluxe – This is a standard listing that guarantees placement on the first page of results with a sub-category when browsing the directory. This option is available, on a first come first served basis for each category selected by the vendor. [ Adds $10 per month per Sub-Category ]
  • Premium – This is a standard listing that guarantees placement within the first three results of a sub-category when browsing the directory. This option is available, on a first come first served basis for each category selected by the vendor. [ Adds $50 per month per Sub-Category ]

Banner Ads – There are four zones on both the homepage and sub-pages of the directory for banner ads to appear. These ad zones can be shared with up to three additional advertisers, guaranteeing a minimum 25% audience exposure rate. They are priced as follows:

  • $199.95 per month - Leaderboard (728x90)
  • $109.95 per month - Left Skyscraper (120x600)
  • $99.95 per month - Right Skyscraper (120x600)
  • $79.95 per month - Footer (728x90)
Homepage Featured Listing – There are three zones on the homepage that provide directory listed companies to pay for enhanced exposure of their listing. These featured listing zones can be shared with up to eight additional advertisers, guaranteeing a minimum 33% audience exposure rate. The price of a homepage featured listing is $60 per month with an enhanced listing.

All banners must be in one of the following formats GIF, JPG or PNG and be less than 250KB in size

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