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We hope you have landed
on this page because you are at least curious about marketing
your business on Wines Northwest. The content on this page
is intended to provide decision-making information about each of
our marketing opportunities for wineries and associated
businesses located in or nearby Pacific Northwest wine regions
throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia.
you have questions, need clarification, or just want to
brainstorm marketing exposure ideas for your business,
by email or the old-fashioned way... by
phone. We enjoy working with people to design
marketing packages that make sense for them.
So many ways to
communicate... so little time.
That's why we prefer the telephone. Call us... 360-604-1205...
or email Susan O'Hara at
Options on Wines Northwest
Advertising on Wines Northwest
Why market your business on
is an 20-year-old online wine-touring guide that currently
attracts approximately 20,000 visitor sessions a month including
wine enthusiasts, wine-country travelers and a broad variety of
19% of our
visitors come to our site more than once a month; about 7%
come to our site from other countries;
spent on Wines Northwest pages is approximately 15 minutes,
making the "attention economics" of our website highly favorable
for businesses targeting the wine enthusiast and wine-country
primary purpose is to promote travel in Pacific Northwest wine
regions and build familiarity with wines through regional wine
tourism; rich content also provides information about wine
grapes and winegrowing, wine reviews and news from our
dynamic region. Our target audience includes wine and
business travelers and wine and food enthusiasts... people who
use the web to make their travel plans and to learn about
Northwest winegrowing regions.
We accomplish this by:
- maintaining timely and rich website
content regarding the wine regions of Oregon,
Washington, Idaho and British
- maintaining page-one GOOGLE results for
most keyword phrases related to Northwest
wine regions, wineries, wines
and wine-country travel;
- communicating with and educating site
- communicating with and educating online
and traditional media;
- maintaining active relationships with
- participating in & attending trade
marketing packages result in "conversion"/click-through rates
that send to your website hundreds of high-quality, targeted
visitors every month... visitors that have pre-qualified
themselves as interested in your business by virtue of their
WinesNorthwest.com is a popular Internet destination for all
things wine-related throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Why not join us?
and Tasting Rooms:
"Winery Profile Page" - A
comprehensive profile of your winery, its wines and its location,
including a customized map showing how to get there.
your winery and your wines to wine tourists and enthusiasts
through Wines Northwest.
Winery Direct Links
program - Subscribe to the Basic or the Enhanced Winery Direct Links program to
earn a top-of-page listing in the Featured Wineries section.
"Business Profile Page" - Market your
related products and services to wine tourists and enthusiasts visiting
Wines Northwest. (Lodging, dining, wine shops, wine bars, tour
guides, driving services and other related businesses)
Subscribe to our Live
Links program for interactivity between your website and ours.
This option is also a good choice if you are not a winery but you hold
lots of events and want to publicize them in our Wine Country Calendars
with links to your event page.
Contact us regarding page
advertising space and charges based on average monthly page
Complimentary Services included with all paid subscriptions
Complimentary listings on
Your event information posted and
on our Calendar of Wine Country Events
What Others Say...
BON VIVANT WINE TOURS
Bob Beekman, Owner
Your site is THE BEST for NW wine tourism.
PROFESSIONAL FRIENDS OF WINE
is a well-designed,
well-maintained, and easily-navigated site that covers the wine regions of
British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. In addition to engaging
writing, it includes photos, labels, maps, tasting notes, lists of wine
shops, restaurants and lodging, tour guides, etc. Pages dedicated to
individual wineries... provide loads of information, in some cases more than
the winery's own site. A beautiful and thorough job by Susan O'Hara."
Assistant to Jancis Robinson MW
I was just trying to check out the locations of some wineries in Walla Walla
– looking at the first proofs of the World Atlas maps just now – and wanted
to tell you what a fantastic resource your website is! Thank you.
Very best wishes, Julia
"The site you have put up...
is generating more interest
than any of the other internet directories
we are listed in - Good marketing job!"
articles are informative. The information on the website cannot be easily
The whole website is very well-organized, easy to navigate, and classy."
"Excellent! Visually appealing and
easy to navigate. The maps make this site the best!"
"We appreciate being on Wines
Northwest... and the exposure it has brought us. We look forward
to our continued good business relations."
"Thank you, thank you. Your website
has now been circulated to many of my friends. I'm sure they'll thank me for
the favor. Of course, I'm going to go broke visiting and buying from your
extensive list of wineries in our Region."
"I am so impressed with this
site. It has a wealth of information that is easily accessed. Thank you for
making it such an enjoyable experience.
"I found your site very attractive,
easy to browse through, very welcoming... I just loved it and I plan to come
"Your website is
very easy to navigate through! ...and very complete
...a lot of information!"
"Love the site. Lets me keep up to date
with my favourite part of the world."
"Very good site.
Very helpful in my search for background on wines/wineries/wine tourism in
Wines Northwest and the
Northwest is the only comprehensive Pacific Northwest
wine country tour-planning site on the World Wide Web. It is a
strong and targeted marketing tool that allows wine-related and travel-related
businesses to attract a motivated audience of wine
and travel enthusiasts. We are a content rich, interactive
guide that provides its visitors with information about each official wine region...
where the wineries are located, suggestions for nearby lodging and
dining, a Calendar of Wine Country Events and a "Wines of the Week"
column containing wines reviews by Chuck Hill. We offer
variety of opportunities
for businesses wishing to reach our visitor base
of approximately 20,000 each month!
accomplish this high-level of website activity through:
- Global marketing;
- Maintaining first-page,
top-ranking positions on major search services such as GOOGLE;
- Attracting hundreds
of links coming into
month from other wine- and travel-related websites, along with
many that promote regional travel;
- Maintaining a one-stop web
destination that creates marketing synergy for a
wide variety of Pacific
Northwest wine-country businesses;
- Continual and accurate website
updates that establish credibility among website visitors,
members of the travel and wine industry and with search services
that base their page ranks by popularity and status of website
- Wine country news, reviews and
features that attract return visits. Approximately 20%
of our monthly traffic visit Wines Northwest more than once a
you have your own website or not, a
Profile Page on Wines
Northwest provides you and your business a high-profile
internet exposure. Traffic on the Wines Northwest
comes from all parts of the U.S. and other countries as well
-- countries such as Canada, the UK, Australia, Italy, and Japan.
A large percent of our visitors come from California, Washington and
Oregon, with origins of others including most states throughout the
U.S. and about 7% from other countries.
you have your own website, your marketing presence on WNW
improves the return on your investment by enhancing your website
traffic through hundreds of referrals sent from our site to yours
every month. Wines Northwest will
serve as a strong web "gateway" through which our visitors can find
and learn more about your business.
you have no website of your own, we will help you develop a Profile
Page on Wines Northwest that can serve as a small website for your
wine-country related business. For an additional fee, we can
develop a wine-ordering form that will send wine orders to you by
email. Ask us about this option for details.
target your marketing messages to our online, savvy audience of wine
enthusiasts and wine-country travelers, review the
options featured on this page that are most suited to your
business. Or call us directly to discuss the possibilities for
your specific business and its marketing needs. Our aim is to
assist our business clients in aligning their products and/or
services with the most synergistic sections and pages of Wines
Northwest. We do this to insure maximum benefit from each
individual's marketing presence on Wines Northwest.
Facts to Consider
allows you to reach a narrowly-targeted market;
- As of the winter of mid 2014,
is attracting an average of 20,000
visits each month;
- Wines Northwest is a strong Internet gateway capable
of referring countless numbers of targeted visitors to your business
- The wine industry throughout the Pacific Northwest continues
to grow strongly;
Approximately 1,000 links from other wine, travel and
special-interest websites lead visitors to Wines
Northwest; incoming links act as "votes of confidence"
when weighed by search services "robots" to
determine page-ranking for search words and phrases. The
large number of incoming links leading to Wines Northwest help
us maintain our first-page search rankings on major
search services of the Internet. When your business
becomes linked to Wines Northwest, that link is seen by search
robots as a very strong "vote of confidence" for your website
because of popularity and the many links into our website;
- Wine tourism is a growing part the customer base for
wineries, wine-related support services, tourism agencies and
other wine-country-related businesses. Wines Northwest's
forte is attracting visitors to tasting rooms and other
wine-friendly businesses throughout Pacific Northwest wine country;
- WinesNorthwest visitors make their own plans and
decisions about their itineraries. As the wine
industry grows, it becomes increasingly competitive. If wine
country travelers are a target in your business marketing and
advertising plan, WinesNorthwest visitors are of high value.
us a note
or give us a call, and let's talk
about the marketing
opportunities best suited for you.
Wines Northwest and the Internet
Wines Northwest - An Overview
Marketing Opportunities on WNW
Northwest is a one-stop tour guide
to the wine country of the Pacific Northwest. Through the
interactive marketing medium of the World Wide Web, our site
features the wines, wineries and wine producers of each wine region,
along with nearby service industries that support wine-country
travel within each region -- Bed and Breakfasts, motels and hotels,
restaurants, wine shops and tasting rooms, guided tours and driving
strength of the Wines Northwest Network
is its synergy -- a synergy growing out of the combined presence
of businesses with shared marketing goals. This diverse
gathering of businesses attracts an equally diverse and targeted
audience. The result? ...dynamic marketing and
brand-building effectiveness for participating businesses, and
expanded knowledge, enriched tour-planning and wine-touring
experiences for our website visitors.
navigation is one of Wines Northwest's
primary strengths. Our visitors can
plan all aspects of their trips -- wineries, wine shops and tasting
rooms to be visited, lodging to be reserved, wine-friendly dining
facilities to be enjoyed, guided tours and driving services to be
engaged -- all conveniently organized by the individual wine region
of their choice.
sure to take at least a brief tour of
Wines Northwest to
better understand its power as an interactive tour guide and as a
gateway to your own website.
We are proud to bring our
cost-effective marketing tools to those who want to connect with the
dynamic market of wine enthusiasts worldwide. We are confident
you will find Wines Northwest an efficient and profitable vehicle
for marketing your business on the World Wide Web.
Northwest is powered by broad bandwidth and fiber optic technology
provided by the world's leading website server. All
pages on Wines Northwest are optimized to assure quick retrieval and
prompt response to site visitors' choices.
Contact us by email to discuss your individual needs and interests.
Contact us by phone with your questions.
Wines Northwest and the Internet
Wines Northwest - An Overview
Marketing Opportunities on WNW
Connect your business to
Pacific Northwest Wine-Country.
Every month, approximately 30,000 wine-country travelers, tourists,
wine enthusiasts, wine writers and journalists visit Wines Northwest.
Wine country businesses use our popular, interactive wine-touring guide
to attract wine country travelers from the WinesNorthwest website to
their own website. We work with each business to
develop a customized web-marketing presence -- a
and Live Links program. Our aim is to
refer as many qualified visitors as possible to your own business's
We connect your Business Profile Page to appropriate pages of your
website, and send you hundreds of new prospects every month.
We evaluate and report to you the number of people who visit your Profile
Page and how many of
them click through to your website. You can use this report
information to judge for yourself the effectiveness of your web marketing on
Choose from a variety of marketing and advertising options
for your business.
Business Profile Pages
Live Links subscriptions
Advertising On WinesNorthwest.com
Advertising Rates are
based on traffic levels of selected pages.
Call us for specific information - 360-604-1205
Basic Profile Page
$672.00 discounted one-year subscription- based on $56.00
Six-month New-Page Trial
(Trial subscription fee includes the $56 per-month fee for
the six-month period plus a $200 Profile Page setup fee.)
Increase traffic to your website and your tasting room, build brand
familiarity, increase direct sales and online sales. Profile Pages include a header, with
an image of your choice, a "Winery
Information" section summarizing facts and services, a text
section about your winery (we compose for you), an annotated
list, along with awards information, for up to six wines, as well as a customized map. We
provide multiple links from relevant content on these pages
that lead to
various pages of your
website - to your home
page, to your wine-ordering page, to a wine club page, to
your events page, etc.
Once your Profile Page is completed and approved, we
add internal links from every page on Wines Northwest where
your winery name is mentioned or listed, from winery
lists, wine region pages, maps, calendars, features or
reviews. When a visitor arrives on your Profile
Page, our website server's log file begins to track the number of times a visitor uses the links on
the page to click through to your website. All this is
reported to you at the time we send you a page-subscription
renewal notice for your consideration.
Basic Wine Region Winery Profile Pages include:
Approximately 300-400 words of text about your business.
WNW works with you to draft the
content of your Profile, incorporating the emphasis and information
you choose. Final copy,
of course, is subject to your approval;
Photo, label or other graphics as part of your page header and
A customized, color map to help visitors find your
internal links from a variety of
Wines Northwest pages lead to your
Winery Profile Page;
External links from your
Profile Page to pages on your website, and a link to
email form with the subject line identifying its WNW
Profile Page origin;
click throughs are
monitored and reported to you;
A Winery Information section providing an overview
of your winery's average annual
production, the varietals you use, your winemaker's name, the
visitor services you provide, etc;
• A "Featured Wines" section lists of up to
six wines, including winemaker notes and/or
reviews, award information and links to your website's
ordering information page or shopping
Wines Northwest works with you to develop the
layout and content of your Profile Page and to
establish strong interactivity between that Profile
and your own website.
In fact, whenever and wherever your winery name
appears throughout our site, we set up a link to your
Winery Profile Page.
Our goal is to provide as many links to
Profile Page as we can, maximizing the
opportunities for our visitors to click through to your
Profile and to provide as many links to your website from that
page as make sense for the visitor.
Send us an email
or give us a call for more information.
Wine-Related Business Associates
Basic Wine Country Services Profile Page
Who can benefit from this
Lodging, Dining, Wine Shops, Wine Bars, Wine Storage,
Tour Guides and Driving Services
$528.00 / one-year subscription
Based on a $44.00 per month fee
A full Business Profile Page in our online tour
Photo, logo or other graphic as part of page
Links to your website pages and your email
address as appropriate;
section summarizing facts, services and amenities
related to your business;
• Approximately 300 to 400 words of text
about your business (fees
additional text length and/or pages are negotiable).
Northwest provides this
text-writing service, subject to your approval;
A custom, color map to help visitors find your
An alternative image can be substituted if a map
is not appropriate
- Wherever your business name appears in lists, maps,
calendars, or features throughout the site (usually at least
three pages), links are provided from your business name to your
Profile Page which contains links to your website.
- Your Basic Wine Region Profile Page on
WNW includes approximately 300 words of text about
your business (fees for additional text length and/or pages are
negotiable). WNW provides this text-writing
service, subject to your approval. A custom, color map is
also created to help visitors find your business. We will
also provide free external links to your business website and/or
email address, if you have them.
- The "Highlights" section of your page will summarize
key features and services of your business in a bulleted list.
Check boxes are also provided to show acceptance of VISA,
MasterCard and/or other bank cards. If you have a website
of your own with online reservations capabilities, we can
provide direct links to those pages as well. A link is
also provided to your
WNW page from your special events information entered in
Calendar of Wine Country
Events or an features published on
Based on a $22.00 per month fee; billed annually
Based on a $40.00 per month fee; billed annually
Wine-related businesses (in addition to wineries) often are
listed on three different pages of WinesNorthwest -- one that is
an alphabetical list by state or province,
one with other like businesses located in the same
wine-region and organized by towns or cities, and one that
wine-region map, if your business
relates to wine-country services, like lodging or dining or guided wine
tours. The Live Links
marketing option provides links from wherever your business is
listed and will lead directly to your website. A tracking device is set
up to count click throughs from your listings on WinesNorthwest to your
send us an email for further information.
BASIC LIVE LINKS PROGRAM DETAILS:
You receive links from your various
listings on WinesNorthwest.com, and an additional business listing
and link is added to the Featured Businesses section positioned above the
From at least two (usually three or more) Wines Northwest
pages; your static business listings on various pages are
activated with Live Links to your own website. Wines Northwest
visitors can click from our web pages to yours to find more detailed
information about your business.
You also receive a free email link from each of your page
listings on Wines Northwest, including a pre-inserted Subject:
line to let you know when an email message originates from your
linked business listings on Wines Northwest... unless the sender
changes the Subject:
A click-through tracking device allows us to send
you an annual ROI Click-Through Report with your Live Links renewal
reminder, allowing you to measure the click-through marketing
benefits of your subscription.
ENHANCED LIVE LINKS PROGRAM DETAILS:
You receive the same benefits of the
Basic Live Links Program above plus an image or graphic of your choice
and a marketing tag line. Enhanced Live Links listings receive the
highest placement on each page where these listings appear... above any
Basic Live Links listings. See examples
Billed annually ($240.00)
Call for details. 360-604-1205