Joburg.co.za, a dynamic online initiative providing up-to-date information on places to go, people to see and things to do in the Gauteng region, was officially launched in January 2005. Its overwhelming success prompted the launch of Cape.Town.co.za and Durbs.co.za in October 2006.
Comprising weekly emails and comprehensive websites, our websites and weekly newsletters have completely transformed the way Joburgers, Capetonians and Durbanites spend their free time.
Our offering includes a weekly newsletters that are emailed to opt-in subscribers. These newsletters provide up-to-date details on everything from live music concerts, movies, expos and sporting events to brand new restaurants, 4x4 trails and romantic picnic spots. We also have a CitiGaming section dedicated to the entertainment and gaming industries, so we’re the first to know about all major events happening at Casinos around the country.
Should subscribers wish to view further details of a particular event, they can simply click through to the relevant section of the website.
The Joburg.co.za Limelight newsletter is emailed to subscribers every fortnight and contains details of all “live” events happening in Joburg – theatre, music, dance, comedy – as well as interviews with top celebrities, reviews of must-visit establishments, competitions, not-to-be-missed events and so much more!
Since inception, our websites and newsletters have exceeded the expectations of subscribers and advertisers alike. Both the website and newsletter provide detailed tracking of any click-throughs made to various sections of the website. As such, advertisers can assess their Return on Investment on a regular basis.
Our websites receive 15 000 unique visitors collectively a week. Our Joburg newsletter is mailed to 180 000 subscribers on a weekly basis, while the Durbs and Cape Town, being more recent additions to our stable, are mailed to approximately 30 000 subscribers respectively each week.
Our websites are the most exciting developments in online marketing in South Africa. Their strength lies not only in the cutting edge technology and user-friendly navigation system we employ, but also in their comprehensive listings of what to do and where to go in and around the 3 major cities in South Africa. Both the websites and the newsletters provide the ideal platform from which to market the city of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to its residents, as well as to visitors.
The newsletters provide a highly cost-effective marketing platform for your company. Current statistics show that over 50% of subscribers open and read the newsletter within 8 hours of receiving it, and that our click-through rates are significantly higher than current industry standards.
For as little as R1 500, you can list an event or a special on our website. For R2 500 you can have an entry in one of our newsletters. For R3 000 you can list your business on our site for one year. We can tailor an advertising campaign for you to suit your requirements and your budget. We also offer trade exchanges. Just give us a call, and discuss your requirements with us. We’d love to talk to you.
We’re here to make sure that your city is covered. Visitors and residents alike browse our site for ideas of how to spend their money. We have no doubt that your business would benefit from being on our site, or in our newsletter.