Akron Today Magazine is published to help marketing agencies place their clients in a visible, high value digital publication that targets Northeast Ohio.
Advantages For Marketing Agencies
- Easy to get results for clients
- Get over 10,000 views for your client
- Improves Search and Social for clients
- White Label Report for clients
- Enhances your marketing services
- Influence the message (within our publishing standards)
If a Marketing Agency tries to publish it’s own magazine too many resources will be tied up in daily writing and promotion. Our goal is to publish a high quality digital magazine and work with Marketing Agency Content Partners to provide a simple, effective solution for them to add a new marketing product to their wheelhouse of what they can offer.
Your clients will thank you
When you get your clients on the front page of a local digital magazine and they are seen by 10K+ local prospects, they are going to appreciate your marketing services even more.
Article Publishing Options
- Sponsored Articles – Client sponsors a topic about which we write an article. The client gets an embedded ad, contact info at end of article and a quote and citation linking back to their website to maximize lead generation. Discount is available for clients sponsoring articles monthly.
- Feature Article – Feature articles are about the client, their business or a product they sell. This article is longer, has pictures and video when possible and is promoted to over 15,000 people locally. Feature articles are not typically done monthly. Instead, having one feature every few months plus sponsoring articles monthly is how to achieve optimum results.
(Agencies get 10% off for clients and 25% off if providing the article in acceptable format)
The Article Sponsor (below) is a great value for any size business wanting to be seen by a lot of local prospective customers.
About The Results
The results we get for any type of sponsored or featured article are very targeted and include paid boosts in social media to achieve optimum results.
- Article is written to be interesting to the sponsor’s target market
- Article boost is in location and with demographics that are attractive to sponsor
This results in great quality traffic and views for sponsors of articles.
- Can someone outside of Akron area be a sponsor? Yes. We can boost in any US location so we can be just as effective for out of town sponsors, although we prefer to have a majority of our sponsors local.
- How many months does a sponsor need to sponsor articles? We offer a discount for committing to 3 or 6 months as a minimum time frame but someone can do only one month if so desired.
- Are ads and links deleted from article after the month is over? – No. For as long as we maintain the magazine and the archives, we keep in place links and ads UNLESS the links are no longer functioning, no longer go to sponsor, are deemed inappropriate or if sponsor does not pay for a committed service.
- Does link help SEO (Search Engine Optimization)? – Yes. By itself it does not make a big difference but it does provide a very high quality back link from an authority website. As part of a broader SEO effort, it is very helpful.
- Can sponsors boost articles themselves? – Yes, and they should. Even a year later, a sponsor can boost article in social media and generate more traffic and leads for themselves. We can do this for you for an additional fee or sponsor / marketing agency can do it themselves.
- Are agency clients safe? All active clients an agency brings to Akron Today Magazine are not contacted directly. We strictly work with your marketing agency as the go between and if your client contacts us directly we refer them back to you.
- Can an Agency write guest articles for magazine for free? – Yes. However, they cannot have links or be promotional in nature. Check with us first before writing articles to be sure the topic is something we are looking to publish.