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Local Marketing Strategies

Web & Email Advertising to Locals/MBACC Investors

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber offers many affordable and highly targeted advertising options that will provide your business with a measurable return on your marketing investment. Maximize your company's exposure and reach new customers through the following advertising opportunities. For more information, contact Pam Wright at 843-916-7220 or Pam.Wright@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.

To assist charitable organizations in spreading the word of their goodwill, MBACC offers nonprofits who are investors of Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce a 50 percent discount on all advertising opportunities. Learn More


Advertising on MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com

Rotating Display Ad on Website – Homepage – 300x250 pixels – $95 per month or $270 for three months

Rotating Display Ad on Website – Internal Pages – 300x250 pixels – $75 per month or $210 for three months

Rotating Display Ad on Online Business Directory – 300x250 pixels – $75 per month or $210 for three months


Enhanced Business Directory Listings

Each stakeholder of the chamber is entitled to five free listings in the online Business Directory. Investors may choose to enhance all free listings for a $75 fee. The chamber will make all listings stand out by putting a colored box around the listings, bolding the text and including your company logo.


Coupons

Create more awareness of your products and services by offering a discount today! The ability for our investors to post coupons is a benefit of membership. There are no additional fees required.

Investors are welcome to post coupons to the general community through our Members Only area. Coupons will appear next to your listing in our online Business Directory. Any visitor to the chamber's website will be able to view and print community coupons. View a full list of current coupons.


Email Advertising to MBACC Investors

Grand Strander Express E-Newsletter Banner Header – 600X108 pixels – $200 per week
The chamber's e-newsletter, Grand Strander Express, keeps investors up-to-date on chamber news, events, small business news and more. The weekly e-newsletter is emailed to more than 2,000 people who have signed up to receive the e-newsletter from the chamber. 


Member-to-Member Email  

A Member-to-Member Email offers an affordable way for investors to advertise their special offers, share fundraising activities or provide other information to the MBACC business community.

Details: Membership email list of approximately 2,000. Emails will go out every Thursday. Deadline for submission is a week before the message.
Price: Exclusive message - $325
Email Requirements: See Example
To improve deliverability, emails must be 50% image and 50% text
Send Photos/Logo - Max. width for photos and logo is 600 pixels and must be 72 dpi
Send Copy Content (.txt or .doc)


Advertising on GrandStrander.com – MBACCs News Blog

400-word advertorial article with a byline (relevant copy that must be approved by business development marketing manager) 
Cost: $200


Promote Your Business for Free on GrandStrander.com

Business Bulletin recognizes chamber investors' business news, including new employees, staff promotions, relocations and expansions, awards, class and convention attendance, new websites, and year-end accomplishments for top real estate producers/sales. Business Bulletin does not include nonprofit fundraising activities, events, employee anniversaries or photos. Send updates to Amanda.Blomquist@visitmyrtlebeach.com.

Submit an Article – We also are always looking for chamber investors who are interested in writing articles. While you will get credit and visibility for writing the article, these should not be a sales pitch. We encourage including a photo of the author to include with the article. Articles are subject to review and approval before being published. Email your articles/photos or article pitches to Amanda.Blomquist@visitmyrtlebeach.com.


Membership Mailing List

Reach more than 2,200 area businesses and organizations with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce membership mailing list. It's a great way to help your business keep in touch with other stakeholders of the chamber for advertising or informational purposes. Investors may purchase the membership mailing list for $100. The Excel spreadsheet list will be sent by email and includes business name, contact name, complete mailing address, telephone number and category. The list does not include email addresses. Submit a Membership Mailing List Request Form


VISITOR CENTERS

  • Brochure & Business Card Racks: Gain valuable access to new customers by marketing your services through business card and brochure racks in our Oak Street and airport welcome centers. It's a free benefit of membership.

    Due to limited storage space and brochure rack size in the chamber's welcome centers, stakeholders are encouraged to submit brochures that are 4" in width and 9" in height. By displaying literature at this recommended size, your chamber will be able to distribute more stakeholder brochures and better meet our visitors' vacation planning needs.

    Questions? Please contact the Call Center at 843-626-7444.
     
  • Monthly Calendar of Events & Theater Schedule: A monthly calendar of events is available at the welcome centers. Events can be submitted online. During season, theater schedules are included on the calendar of events.
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EVOLVE Series - Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace

Join us for the latest session in our Educated Voices On Leading and Valuing Equity (EVOLVE) Series. This is a series of education sessions covering topics on diversity, equity and inclusion. The EVOLVE series is presented by our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council and sponsored by TD Bank.

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