Why use the internet to promote your business?
Statistics show that just over 15.3 million people use the internet in Australia on average every month. As of 2009, 78.3% of Australia's population is online and 80% of these people use the internet to research their holiday destinations, prepare a travel itinerary and make travel, accommodation and attractions bookings. (Source: CCi Digital futures report: the internet in Australia The Department of Foreigh Affairs & Trade)
Travellers/holiday-makers compare prices, now more than ever, and the internet provides a powerful, quick and efficient way to do this, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In today's world, the internet is the way we do our research and without a presence, your business risks never being found by prospective customers.
Why promote your business with us?
We actively promote our site, and are dedicated to offering accurate and up-to-date information for both tourists and locals on the Mornington Peninsula. Our web site is very organised and easy to navigate. Creating this unique web site has been a labour of love. We spent more than 18 months researching, compiling, building, testing and re-building Discover Mornington Peninsula with four goals in mind:
1- to be the most comprehensive and informative web site about the Mornington Peninsula.
2- to be easy to navigate.
3 -to provide affordable, value-for-money advertising to Mornington Peninsula businesses.
4- to promote the magnificent Mornington Peninsula to as much of the world as we possibly can.
Our web site statistics show that the information on our website is relevant to people who visit us. This is evidenced by the 'well-above-average' time each visitor spends looking through our site.
Direct link to your website from promotional display ad.
One way to increase traffic to your website is by having inbound links to your website. What are inbound links? It is a link from another website to your site. Why is this important? Many search engines consider the number of incoming links to a site a good indicator of that site's importance. In other words, when other sites, especially other higher ranked sites, link to your site, the higher your site's ranking will go.
Seach Engine Site Maps
We use Sitemaps (sitemap .txt. files) to inform search engines about our site. This allows Search engines such as Google to discover information about websites by employing software known as bots (or Robots) to crawl the web. Once the bots find a site, they follow links within the site to gather information about all the pages. Our site is programed to allow the bots to revisit on a regular basis to find new and updated content.
Who can promote their business with DMP?
Virtually all businesses on the Mornington Peninsula are 'small businesses'. We know how hard it is for small business to get good value advertising and promotion at affordable pricing, so we offer effective sensibly priced advertising to businesses on the Mornington Peninsula. With Discover Mornington Peninsula your business promotion works 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Check out our very affordable Business Promotion Packages, from as low as $49 + GST per year.
If you would like to talk to us, please contact Rod 07 5442 6776 or fill in our online enquiry form and we will get back to you.