Advertise at CM by Carlos Melia Network

 

LUXURY TRAVEL OUT OF THE CLOSET

It is time for you to take your service/company/product out of the closet. If you’re interested in advertising with CM by Carlos Melia Network, please email me at info@carlosmelia.com and a member of our sales team will promptly respond. Please include information about your intended campaign, budget size, and starting dates.

 

FYI CM by Carlos Melia Network comprises the following: CarlosMeliaBlog.com, Carlos Melia Recommends Enews, Carlos Melia Social Network, CM by Carlos Melia, Haute Experiences, Haute Experiences Blog and online/printed LGBT media outlets worldwide.

 

Some of the available opportunities, specializing in online tourism marketing, are as follows… but first, please take a minute to read this article about the Power of Social Media and the relationship with ROI – Return on Investment

 

 

FREE OPPORTUNITIES

 

> BE FEATURED
A special feature is where I am invited to experience, review and blog about a hotel, resort, airline, restaurant, cruise, in exchange for being hosted. The basic is you need exposure within the LGBT niche of market, and I need unique content, a great synergy to start. Detailed reviews including multiple photographs, optional videos and flickr galleries that are exposed and index on the the blog, according to categories, destination, tags among a few other criteria. The more appealing the offer and terms, the more exposure you will receive. The more services included to be experienced, the more attention you will get and the better the coverage will be. Special features are not limited to travel or hospitality. It may include any lifestyle services/products.
FREE

 

> BE INCLUDED
I already have an ongoing confirmed list of destinations, services, products and topics to be covered on CarlosMeliaBlog.com, If you feel you have something worthwhile to contribute to these posts, then please get in touch by emailing me at info@carlosmelia.com. If yours is not yet on our list, we have multiple ways to approach to your interest and have you featured.
FREE or PAID

 

 

PAID OPPORTUNITIES

 

> PRESS RELEASES
All press releases are to be posted based on paid agreements. Link to the homepage with the business/site name will be included once. Please limit press releases to luxury travel and avoid overly promotional sales pitches.
USD 150 per post

 

> GUEST BLOGGING
Everyday I get more and more requests from guest bloggers willing to feature and promote their content at CarlosMeliaBlog.com I am only welcoming posts which are not self-promotional, from people with experience within the luxury travel industry. I’ll include a single link ‘bio’ at the end of your post. Posts should be written in a similar style to mine. Once the setup fee is paid, you will not pay any extras for each post I publish within the year of agreement.
USD 300 per year Setup Fee

 

> INTERVIEWS
Written or video interviews, featuring from CEOs/GMs/Directors of travel, hospitality and lifestyle service /products. Each interview is designed to your particular line of business, giving the interviewee and his/her business a publicity in return for taking part.
USD 150 per interview

 

 

EXTRA OPPORTUNITIES

 

> EXTRA FEATURE
When I blog about your service/product, you will be indexed by destination, business type, categories and tag. Want to make it to the front page to the featured “Most Recent Posts” section of my homepage, just for a small extra fee, you can, getting extra visibility and attention.
USD 75 per post

 

> TEXT LINK
I can place your text link at any of the pages and post in CarlosMeliaBlog.com. Agreements are yearly to be renewed December 31.
USD 150 per text link

 

> SIDE BANNER
Have your banner displayed on the sidebars of my blog. Regular size 160 x 500. The banner will include a link to your site.
USD 1500 per year / USD 800 per 6 month

 

> TOP BANNER
Have your banner displayed on the premium of CarlosMeliaBlog.com below the main Menu and the “Most Recent Posts”. Regular size 500 x 95. This banner is displayed on every single page and post on the blog. The banner will include a link to your site.
USD 2500 per year / USD 1300 per 6 month

 

> BLOG POST BANNER
Have your banner displayed on the bottom of blog posts, according to your own bespoke criteria – country, city, business type among others. Regular size 500 x 95. This banner is displayed on every single post on the blog following your criteria. The banner will include a link to your site.
USD 1500 by Country per year /  USD 1000 by City per year / USD 500 by Business Type

 

 

CARLOS MELIA RECOMMENDS ENEWS

 

Carlos Melia Recommends Enews
Monthly Enewsletter curated by Carlos Melia, based on his own personal experiences worldwide. A summary of my month with reviews on hotels, tours, destinations, restaurants, among others. Be reviewed, be mentioned, become part of Carlos Melia Recommends Enews. (see some examples August 2012, April 2013)

> BE FEATURED
Have your service/product reviewed and featured worldwide. Features are linked to a blog post with photos, text and video. The blog post will be included and indexed by Destination, City, Business Type and remain in the blog permanently.
USD 150 

 

> BOTTOM BANNER
Have your banner displayed on the sidebars of my blog. Regular size 160 x 500. The banner will include a link to your site.
USD 1500 per year / USD 800 per 6 month / USD 400 per 6 month / USD 200 per month

 

 

ENDORSEMENTS & LGBT AMBASSADOR

I have built over the years loyalty and credibility within the International LGBT Community. A name and reputation among travelers, respect and recognition from colleagues, LGBT media and associations. Looking for the best way to come out of the closet ? branding with Carlos Melia is a premium way to begin building your presence into this market segment worldwide. Based in New York City, covering the entire world, some of the service I offer are but not limited to:
> Social Media
> Niche PR
> Press
> Travel & Lifestyle LGBT Shows
> Press Trips
> FAM Trips
> Sales calls to LGBT Agents and Tour Operators
USD 2000 per month on. Contact me for further detailed information

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA & BLOG MASTER

 

> SOCIAL MEDIA
For an extra fee, have your posts on CarlosMeliaBlog.com featured on ALL my social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, DigiSocial among others). An estimated reach for over 100K contacts worldwide.
USD 75 


> BLOG MASTER
My skills as a TOP Blogger have spread beyond CarlosMeliaBlog.com and I have been asked by other companies to take over as their Blog Master, examples of this are this reputable global brands and associations: Rubin Singer Blog, Les Clefs d’Or Blog. My services go from building your blog network, social network, look and feel to posting and fulfillment.
from USD 1500 per month on

 

 

ALTERNATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Please do not hesitate to contact me to be featured or advertising opportunities at the following Luxury Travel & Lifestyle Blogs and Social Networks…
> Rubin Singer Blog
> Les Clefs d’Or International
> Haute Experiences Blog
> Michael Romei Blog

 

 

CARLOS MELIA MEDIA KIT

For more information feel free to download our MEDIA KIT 2012 (pdf)
http://carlosmeliablog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/MEDIAKIT2012.pdf

 

Over 25 years of successful proven experience into the international Travel Industry with focus on LGBT Travel and Tourism/Hospitality Niche Marketing, precedes me. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

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