reasons to advertise
Are you looking for business enquiries from buyers and specifiers in the hotel & restaurant sector?
On this website you can:
- Promote your company’s products and services
- Launch new products
- Run banner adverts
- Post jobs and find jobs
- Add News stories
- Be easily found by buyers in the industry
And there are 45,222* good reasons to do it, starting now!
*August 2023 individual website visits (Google Analytics)
The Big Question - Where are the Buyers?
Despite a shaky economy, there is still a huge appetite for business growth and development in the hospitality industry and for suppliers now is the time to be seen.
Because every time a hotel, restaurant, pub or bar reopens under new ownership or new management there will have been changes to the interior, from a simple rebrand to a full structural refurbishment. The new owners will have sourced suppliers during the fit-out and therefore the new owners and operators have become the industry’s new buyers.
Naturally they want suppliers who can help create something special, something that’s unique that will help them stand out from the crowd. They won’t always purchase direct, they may recruit experienced purchasers to help in the process, but they will inevitably have the final say and an influence in the purchasing decision.
They are looking for architects and interior designers, main contractors, procurement agencies, lighting consultants, furniture and furnishings, commercial kitchen equipment, restaurant and bar suppliers, art curators, bedding, linen, bathrooms and amenities; and much more.
Where do buyers look to find suppliers?
Well, the Internet is now the world’s biggest source of information.
gsmagazine.co.uk has cast its net far and wide to capture and entice those searching online for information relating to hospitality design and management (including suppliers) at precisely the time they’re looking!
Our website attracts over 45,000 users per month. That’s more than the combined number of visitors who attend the Independent Hotel Show, Decorex and the HIX exhibition.
Our users include:
Hotel owners, pub & bar operators, general managers, restaurant managers, interior designers, investors, procurement officers, architects and specifiers.
It’s a fact
Every working day this website attracts nearly one thousand new and return visitors.
As an average each user spends over four minutes on this website and turns to at least five different pages or Sections.
78% of our visitors find us through Google search, 22% are return visitors and direct.
We find the buyers for you
“Today and every day, GS welcomes several hundred new visitors to the site.”
To attract our audience we use key (search) words including phrases such as Hotel & Restaurant Suppliers, Hotel Interior Design, Contract Furniture, Hotel Trade Magazines, Restaurant Designers, and Hospitality Management Jobs. In total we use 90 different targeted keyword phrases.
By only using directly relevant keywords to attract users we know what our readers are looking for and what they have in common – an interest in the hospitality industry, a desire to source information and/or a need to buy products and services.
Google likes us!
Our Domain Authority consistently ranks above 80%. Our Page Authority consistently ranks above 70% (that’s on a par with many of the UK’s leading online titles and newspapers) with independent search engine submissions rating us as ‘excellent’ for content ‘trustworthiness’.
Our commitment to you. Great value for money!
Our rates start at less than £30 per month. Compare that to trade exhibition or printed magazine advertising!
To promote your company’s products or services or to post a job opportunity on the site, it couldn’t be easier. Rates and instructions can be found in the
ADVERTISE & PAY section.
- Home page banner adverts from just £175
- Inner page banner adverts from £100
- Sponsored articles/features from £150
- New Product promotions from £25
- Suppliers Directory promotions from £25
- Designers Profiles from £30
- Job adverts from £15
Simply click onto our ADVERTISE & PAY section, choose which promotion you want, register and pay (secure payment is made through PayPal).
Your unique password will give you access to the easy-to-use back-end of the site where you can create your promotion, upload text and images, design your page and publish it immediately.
If you already have a designed banner advert, even better! Click and drag it from your desktop into your ad box, click ‘publish’, and that’s it.
Once your promotion is live you’ll be able to edit it as often as you like, changing the words or the images in real-time to keep it fresh.
You choose how long you require for your promotion (one month minimum) and you’ll be notified by email seven days before it’s due to finish, so you have the option to continue.
Assistance, if required, is available at any time – by ‘phone or by email.
And there’s more to come
Starting in early 2024 we will be sending out regular e-newsletters to help promote our advertisers to industry buyers including interior designers, developers, hoteliers & restaurateurs, procurement agencies and investors.
Starting in early 2024 a new section called CONTRACTS will be launched where information about new and forthcoming hospitality projects will be posted. This will include projects under construction or at advanced planning with news about the operators, the developers, the architects and appointed designers.
During 2024 our engagement with Social Media will be intensified, with a focus on more interaction with Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
A word from our Editor
“Now that GS is an online title we can accurately monitor reader behavior. We can tell which sections and pages are most popular with readers and this means that we can continue to provide more of the content that people want.
“Our system is cleverly designed. We aim to make ourselves visible to those who are searching online for hospitality products and services, at the time they’re searching. The system works. We provide a Suppliers’ Directory and a selection of Interior Designers although until those sections are fully populated there will be times when site visitors will not be able to find the suppliers they’re looking for.
“Today and every day, GS welcomes well over one thousand new visitors to the site. We know how they found us, what they’re searching for on Google and how long they’re spending on the website. This is powerful stuff! I hope that you agree and that you make the decision to promote your business to our audience. As mentioned above, we can give you 45,222 good reasons to advertise.”
Stirling Johnstone, Editor