Why advertize with SSW?

With a large volume of web traffic and over 30,000 unique visits each month to SSW's website, advertizing with us ensures a great opportunity for your business to reach a targeted audience of IT professionals.

SSW offers a variety of advertizing opportunities for you to grow your business, targeting IT and business decision-makers and the developers.

Reasons to advertize with SSW include:

  • We have a highly targeted audience base to enable you to target specifically.
    Our
    rapidly growing audience consists of IT professionals: including IT Managers, Technical Consultants, Attendees of the .NET User Group and previous Technical conferences and events, Managing Directors of SME's and Technical Line Managers in Multinationals
  • We provide a large reach of audience - a membership of both local and international members enable you to reach a wide geographic audience with your message
  • Our readers are loyal and our response rate is high - the typical response rate is between 0.8 to 1%.
  • We are open to new and creative ways to you reach your target market. If you have special requirements you would like to discuss, please contact us

SSW Statistics*-We have great Google juice

  1. First page on Google for Database Consultants Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW.

  2. First page on Google for Consultants Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW

  3. Number 1 on Google for .NET User Group Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW.

  4. Number 1 on Google for .NET User Group You are going to a site outside of SSW.

  5. Number 1 on Google for .NET Consultants Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW

  6. Number 1 on Google for .NET Consultants You are going to a site outside of SSW

  7. Number 1 on Google for SharePoint 2013 Consultants You are going to a site outside of SSW

  8. Number 3 on Google for SQL Server Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW

  9. Number 1 on Google for Sydney Software .NET You are going to a site outside of SSW

  10. Number 1 on Google for Virtual Earth Sydney You are going to a site outside of SSW
Most popular pages Figure 1: Google Search for .NET Consultants
02 Jan 14


Total hits per month
Figure 2: Google Search for .NET User Group Sydney
02 Jan 14


NOTE:
* There statistics were valid as of Jan 2014 (obviously Google has hemorrhoids every now and then).

Monthly Newsletter (SSW Update)

The SSW Update goes out monthly to a dedicated audience of IT professionals. Our database consists of IT Managers, Technical Consultants, attendees of the .NET User Group and previous Technical conferences and events, Managing Directors of SME's and Technical Line Managers in Multinationals. Currently our Newsletter circulation is over 44000 email recipients world wide.

The SSW Update provides information on the latest technologies from Microsoft, hot tips for developers and news and advice on database development methodology and practice.

"Your newsletter gets read with the office door shut and the phone off the hook. I look forward to the next installment!"
Geoff King, Sydney

There are two available options for advertizing on SSW Newsletter:

'SSW Newsletter Standard'
Text advertizement (100 words max)      $2300 (USD) **
       


example of SSW Newsletter Standard
Figure:  An email blast get your message out real quick
'SSW Newsletter Premium'
Banner advertizement (468 x 60 pixel)    $3500 (USD) **
    

example of SSW Newsletter Premium
Figure:  An email blast get your message out real quick

Creative Specs

Examples of previous SSW Newsletter.

Please contact SSW for current prices and subscription figures.


SSW Online advertizing

www.ssw.com.au is a constantly updated site, frequently visited by a wide variety of people involved in IT, especially Microsoft technologies.

In addition we have a large volume of web traffic and get approximately 30 000 visits a month.

SSW offers run-of-site online advertizing with banners on the home page and feature pages.

"SSW Banner advertizement"  468 x 60 pixel $2000 (USD)** per month
Approximately 30 000 visits a month



Figure:  A banner on our website is a great way to advertize.

Please contact SSW to book your advertizing.



Direct Marketing

SSW offers the following options to target members:

'SSW Direct Mail' Your material sent by post to a targeted database $500 (USD)** per 100 recipients
'SSW Direct Fax' Your messages sent by fax to a targeted database $300 (USD)** per 100 recipients
'SSW Telemarketing' Professional call centre to gather leads from our database $400 (USD)** per day

All contact is made by SSW representing SSW on behalf of your services or product.
Please contact SSW to see how we can help you.


Sponsorship of Events

SSW hosts the following events for members, which have the opportunity to be sponsored:

'SSW .NET User Group' Once a month meeting for developers of the Microsoft platform held at Microsoft Australia in Sydney. $400 (USD)** per event
Average attendance 50 people
'SSW Tech Breakfasts' Monthly 3 hour breakfasts focusing on particular technology issues for Microsoft developers and Managers. Includes free delegate attendance. $250 (USD)** per event
Average attendance 7 people

At these events, you have the opportunity to promote your company in the following ways:

  • Posters
  • Handouts - brochures, flyers, promotional items eg. pens, mouse mats

Please contact SSW to see how we can help you.

** SSW is proudly an Australian company. However the majority of our products are sold to overseas customers and so product prices on this website are in US Dollars. For our Australian customers, you will be invoiced at current exchange rates and GST of 10% will be charged. Note: Consulting, Web Hosting and Training services are listed in Australian dollars and exclude GST.


Link to Us

Linking to similar sites around the world is important to us. If you would like to place a link to us from your website, have a look at our "Link to SSW" page.

Acknowledgments

Adam Cogan