Value Proposition

The BoatXchg Online Resource Directory is a search engine
specifically for the antique and classic boating community.

We provide value to members of the antique and classic boating community by giving them access to a comprehensive, searchable, and filterable database of over 1,000 suppliers, service providers, and other resources supporting the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of antique and classic boats.

We provide value to you as a Resource Owner by creating a web presence in our directory to promote your business to the Community in a focused, effective, and inexpensive manner designed to drive potential customers to you.

Where Business Takes Place

The BoatXchg Online Resource Directory is designed to help members of the Community find your listing, encourage them to open it and click through to your website, or otherwise contact you, giving you an opportunity to convert them into customers.

Listings

Listings are pages in boatXchg representing individual suppliers, service providers, or other resources supporting the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of antique and classic boats. BoatXchg listings provide a web presence for businesses just like any other website on the Internet. BoatXchg listings can be found through any Internet search engine, including Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others, in addition to boatXchg searches.

Our listing database currently exceeds 1,000 listings. We identified these listings through an ongoing exhaustive search of the Internet, including GoogleFacebook, and links from various other boating sites, along with those businesses with which we were already personally familiar as a result of our attendance at various boat shows around the country, professional relationships, and personal experience.

 Basic Listings

Listings are initially created as Basic Listings, which contain fundamental biographical and contact information about the business, including the following:

  • Business name
  • Physical address
  • Website URL
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Brief, generic description of the business
  • Standard red background image

Basic Listings provide base functionality within boatXchg.com, including the following:

  • Inclusion in the comprehensive, searchable, and filterable database
  • Categorization by line of business
  • Assignment to a geographic region and state/province
  • Listing of offerings
  • Googlemap and directions for a physical address
  • Hours of operation
  • Social media links
  • User reviews
  • Average user review rating
  • User favorite designation

Basic Listings are provided at no charge.

Premium Listings, Advertisers, and Sponsors tend to receive the most attention from visitors.

 Premium Listings

Basic Listings may be upgraded to Premium Listings, which contain all the information of a Basic Listing, plus:

  • Inclusion on the Featured Listings page
  • Expanded 300- to 400-word search engine optimized (SEO) description of the business
  • Background image specific to the business (replacing the standard red background)
  • Name and brief profile of the principal owner
  • Company logo
  • Photo gallery

Pricing – $300.00 per year

Advertising

Advertising on boatXchg.com includes the following benefits:

  • Upgrade to Premium Listing
  • Fixed Advertisement (350×150 pxl @ 72 dpi)

Advertisements are located in the sidebar of any pages allowing advertising. Advertisers may submit artwork or boatXchg.com can assist with the design and layout of ads. Advertisements will contain embedded links to either the Advertiser’s boatXchg Premium Listing or the Advertiser’s Website.

Pricing – $800.00 per year (Includes Premium Listing)

Sponsorship

Sponsorship of boatXchg.com includes the following benefits:

  • Upgrade to Premium Listing
  • Feature Article in the boatxchg.com Blog
  • Fixed Advertisement (600×200 pxl @ 72 dpi)

Sponsor advertisements are located in the Sponsor section at the bottom of all pages allowing advertising. Sponsors may submit artwork or boatXchg.com can assist with the design and layout of Sponsor ads. Sponsor advertisements will contain embedded links to either the Sponsor’s boatXchg.com Premium Listing or the Sponsor’s website.

 Pricing – $1,500.00 per year (Includes Premium Listing)

To learn how to take maximum advantage of your boatXchg.com listing, contact Stephen D. Griffitts, Editor, via email at: editor@boatxchg.com or via phone at: (706) 636-9060.

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Sponsors

Sponsor Ad - Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club
Sponsor Ad - Antique and Classic Boat Society
LBOA Sponsor Ad - 600x200

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