Marketing Opportunities

The Chamber offers several strategic opportunities for its business members to get the word out. From advertising in our e-newsletter or our website to display ads in our directory, the choices are widespread and affordable.

Click on any one of these subjects for more information:



Brochure Rack Space

Any member business is welcome to display brochures or promotional materials in our office at 306 State Street, Schenectady, at no charge. Rack space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members are responsible for monitoring and replenishing their own supply of materials. Please contact Dawn Yacano for more information.
 

Community Calendar of Events

Chamber members as well as community members at-large are encouraged to post events on our Community Calendar. To submit an event, click here.
 

FastTake Advertising

Advertising space in the Tuesday and Friday FastTake e-news is available to Chamber members only on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Scott Osswald regarding availability.

Specifications and pricing are as follows:

Size Placement Price
One Column (200x300 px) Right-hand side below first article $25/insertion
Two Columns (400x300 px)

Left-hand side below first article

$35/insertion
Three Columns (600x200 px) Bottom of publication $35/insertion
Three Columns (600x200 px) Top of publication* $45/insertion 


*Space most in demand.
Advertisements may be accepted as .jpg, .png or .gif files at 150 dpi.

FastTake Article Submission

Any Chamber member is welcome to submit an article or announcement for the FastTake e-news. Simply e-mail the information to press@schenectadychamber.org, and our editor will run it in the most timely manner possible. Submissions with the earliest deadlines will run first. Please note that due to the volume of submissions we receive, we are only able to run each member's announcement once. It will, however, remain on our website under "Recent News" for a full month.
 

Hot Deals/Member-to-Member Discounts

Chamber members are able to submit their own Member-to-Member Discounts and Hot Deals for the public at no charge by logging into the "Members Only" section of our website, located at the top right of the home page. Your default login is your e-mail address, and you may request that your password be sent to you at any time. If you experience any difficulty, please call us at 518.372.5656.
 

Job Postings

Chamber members are able to submit their own Job Postings at no charge by logging into the "Members Only" section of our website, located at the top right of the home page. Your default login is your e-mail address, and you may request that your password be sent to you at any time. If you experience any difficulty, please call us at 518.372.5656.
 

Mailing List Rental

Chamber members may utilize our postal mailing list for a nominal fee (listed below). Under no circumstances will we release our members' e-mail addresses to fellow members or a third party. To purchase labels or a list, please contact Robin Granger.

Printed Mailing Labels (one-time use)
     Main Contacts (1,100)
     Main & Secondary Contacts (2,400) 

$75
$140 
Excel File (multiple use)
     Main Contacts (1,100)
     Main & Secondary Contacts (2,400) 

$120
$240 
 

Ribbon Cuttings

The Chamber of Schenectady County is pleased to host your Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate a grand opening for a new business, mark a milestone anniversary for an existing business or showcase a remodeled location. Please contact Dawn Yacano to make arrangements.

 

Website Advertising

Banner advertising is available to members in a variety of spaces on our site. The most popular is within your business category listing in our online directory, which increases your exposure to people seeking your particular type of business. Contact Robin Granger to place an ad. Specifications and pricing are as follows:

1X banner ad with link to URL of your choice $65/month 
3X banner ad with link to URL of your choice $60/month 
6X banner ad with link to URL of your choice $55/month 
12X banner ad with link to URL of your choice $50/month 


Prepayment is required. Banner ad size is 480x60 px and may be placed on the page of your choice. Advertisements may be accepted as .jpg, .png or .gif files at 150 dpi.

 

Enhanced Website Listing

For just $35 per year, members now have the ability to personalize their own listings within our online business directory by logging into the "Members Only" section of our website, located at the top right of the home page. Your default login is your e-mail address, and you may request that your password be sent to you at any time.

The enhanced listing allows you to add your logo, photos, video and links to your own website as well as social media outlets. The built-in map feature assists customers in finding your business! If you wish to activate your enhanced listing, please contact Robin Granger.