Get listed on Gordon’s Bay Travel

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This website serves and promotes Gordon's Bay as a (business) community. We are proud of Gordon’s Bay and our goal is to keep and brand our quaint village as a wonderful place to stay.

As a community website (as part of a Non Profit Organization) we list all kinds of accommodation, restaurants & café’s, shops and business in Gordon’s Bay. Next to where to Stay, Taste, Shop there is a lot of information about what to Explore in Gordon’s Bay and surroundings. Gordon’s Bay is centrally located and as we say, 40 things to do within 40km! Your business can be listed in one (or more) of our categories. A business listing is free for members of the Gordon's Bay Business Forum (GBBF). Not a member yet? The sign-up form is here. Costs are just R240 per annum (2018), for the first year.

Want to advertise but not a business in Gordon’s Bay? Send us an email via our contact form We will contact you.

Here is how you can get listed:

  • Download the form with instructions or read further in this article;
  • Send your text and media like photo’s and video’s to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
  • We will add / edit your listing on the website and send a confirmation of your listing.

You might wonder why a listing of your business on our website is important?

Let's assume you have your own business website. It is probably well designed but how much traffic is coming to your website? Traffic it the most important factor to get ranked high in search results on Google Search!

Getting traffic to your website is a challenge since there are billions of website out there who all want attention. Google Search has a market share of 90% which means that they dominate the market and set the rules. One of the most important rules to be ranked is relevant content. Now, this is where our community website comes in.

Just imagine how many people search for Gordon’s Bay or one of the great points of interest that are surrounding us? With all the listings and other content that we have on our website, we will probably be ranked high because it has relevant content with regards to Gordon’s Bay and surroundings.

How high will your own website be ranked with the same search? Probably a few pages further if you are lucky and that is why being listed as a local business is a win-win. Traffic with regards to Gordon’s Bay is already funnelled to our website and since you are listed, the chance of being found is significantly higher than your own website.

On top of this, you will get monthly reports about the performance of our website and while you are a member of the GBBF, have insight on campaigns and other initiatives that are discussed on our monthly meetings. We will even have featured listings in the future!

We only need two pictures (photo's) and some text about why your business is unique

To get listed, we need two pictures and a "selling" text that describes your business.

  • A minimum of two pictures as described below;
  • Intro text plus added with a full article text.

Instructions for a listing

Intro picture and text

400x300 

Size of the picture must be a minimum of 400x300 pixels (Width x Height) and an aspect ratio of 4:3

Format must be .jpg or .jpeg

Larger pictures will be scaled down (to a smaller size for performance) and cropped if needed to fit the height.

Intro text:

Your intro text is a 200-300 words text where the first 200 words will be displayed on the category page with a read more button.

The best is to start with an intro to the world – let’s call that your tag line 1 - followed by tag line 2 which is where you claim your fame. Please read https://www.copyblogger.com/create-a-tagline/

A tagline is a catchy quip that evokes an image of your brand in the minds of your customers. Taglines enable people to make light-hearted associations with your business: "When I see [tagline], I think [company]." Source: https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/brand-slogans-and-taglines

Tip: https://www.lettercount.com/ or http://www.charactercountonline.com/


Article picture:

Size of the picture must be a minimum of 1920x1080 pixels (Width x Height) which is a ratio of 16:9.

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Larger pictures will be scaled down (to a smaller size for performance) and cropped if needed to fit the height.

Article text:

You intro text is the start of the (full) article text. There are no limits in how long this text is as long as it is relevant to your business and additional pictures you want to show on your page.

Additional pictures must be 1920x1080 as well.

If you have a YouTube video of your business, please share the link so we can use that on your page as well.

Send your input to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

EXAMPLE CATEGORY LISTING:

https://www.gordonsbay.travel/where-to/stay/ and click on one of the items to see a full article.

We have Stay, Taste, Explore, Shop and Business as categories.

 

Are You ready To Be Viewed and Clicked?

 

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