April 2012 • Vol. 17, No. 4 Telephone
The Chamber received calls requesting referrals in the following business cat- egories:
Energy Industry Job Placement Apartments Long-term Stay Hotels Area Attractions Area Facilities Recreation Relocation Information
Construction Real Estate Retail Hotels/Motels State Government Restaurants
Maps/Phone Books General Business Information
All Chamber members in these and other business categories were referred. This is how the Chamber is working for its members. To increase your chance for referrals, list your business in an additional category. Contact the Chamber at 223-5660 for details.
14 packets sent – February 2012 Relocation packets are sent out to individuals or businesses requesting informa- tion about Bismarck-Mandan for a potential move to our area. Your business can obtain this monthly list for an annual fee of $100. Call Jesse Sailer at 223-5660 for more information.
Relocation Packets Web Site
33,355 total visits – February 2012 During the month of February a total of 33,355 distinct visits were made to www.bismarckmandan.com
. The average visit lasted 8 minutes 22 seconds. Web pages were viewed a total of 131,128 times. The average visit contained 3.93 page views. People spent an average of 2 minutes and 7 seconds viewing a page. There were 29,852 downloads. The following were the top 5 sections visited (in order of frequency):
1. Directory 2. News 3. Events 4. Photo Gallery 5. Area Information To make the most of your listing on the Chamber’s Web site, be sure to check
your listing at www.bismarckmandan.com
. To update or add to your membership listing, e-mail email@example.com
or call 223-5660. Tip: Increase the exposure to your irm by listing your business in another cat- egory. Call the Chamber at 223-5660 for details.
LUNCH AND LEARN Discover how Skype can help your business communicate with customers and remote staff . Deb Eslinger from the Center for Business & Technology will teach participants about this free, web based tool on April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $15 for members, includes lunch. Call 223-5660.
JA CASINO NIGHT
Experience the thrill of the Las Vegas Strip without the risk of losing real capital! JA Casino Night is on May 18 at the Mandan Eagles. Tickets are avail- able for $25 and include play money, food and fabulous prizes. Dig deep and purchase the $50 ticket for your chance at amazing rafle items. Call 223-5660.
CHAMBERTHINK Reach more than 1,900 inboxes via the Chamber’s newest e-newsletter the ChamberThink. Banner ads available
ONLINE ADVERTISING Web Banner Ads Market your business to more than 30K visitors on BismarckMandan.com
. Banners starting at $150 per month. Call 223-5660.
Page Sponsorships Appear irst in front of more than 30K each month online. Choose from News, Events and Directory, etc. at Bismarck- Mandan.com
. $62.50 per month. Call 223-5660.
for $50 and monthly sponsorships available for $300. Call 223-5660.
M2M KEY FOBS Discounts Waiting
Chamber Member2Member key fobs
for sale. Get great discounts at more than 30 participating vendors. $5 each. Call 223-5660. Bulk discounts avail- able.
Dust off those golf clubs, polish those shoes, and get ready for the Annual Chamber Golf Scramble scheduled for Monday, June 11 at Apple Creek Coun- try Club. Registration and lunch will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 11:30 a.m. A full afternoon
of golf, networking, prizes and lots of fun follow and the day ends with a social, dinner and prizes. Registration is available online at www.bi
or by calling Susie Kocourek at 223-5660. This is an event you won’t want to miss.
Therapeutic Riding Program Opens
Soaring Spirits therapeutic riding pro-
gram opens May 29. Therapeutic riding is open to individuals with disabilities and special needs. Ages 4 and older are welcome to participate. Visit www. soaringspiritsridingcenter.com
for program information and required reg- istration forms. Class times and days are on a irst come irst serve basis.
Volunteers Needed Soaring Spirits is always looking for and in need of volunteers to help with lead and side walking with its rid- ers, grooming horses, and schooling horses. If you are interested in volun- teering, visit www.so
Chamber Annual Golf Scramble
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