Turns Six!

Local Web Guide To Saratoga Springs NY Celebrates 6th Anniversary

SARATOGA NY, August 13, 2008 –, a local news and information guide to Saratoga Springs NY, turned six years old on August 4, 2008. The local guide caters to the seasonal racing crowd as well as year round visitors and Saratoga residents.

“I remember when we first launched six years ago,” said Sara Mannix, Founder and CEO of Mannix Marketing, Inc. “It was only a one-page site with a very simple design. Now we have thousands of pages, daily updates, fun articles, restaurant coupons and so much more to offer the Saratoga community.”

Site developers and marketing specialists have improved the cosmetics and functionality of throughout the years to be more appealing and user-friendly. The addition of an events calendar, local news articles, real estate listings and most recently the movies section, draws visitors again and again to

“Visitors rave about having everything all in one place,” said Jennifer VanScoy, Director of Portal Marketing. “They want to know what time breakfast is at the Track, when the Victorian Streetwalk is, where to go for dinner tonight, who is playing at SPAC this fall. They know they can find it all at”

The site offers detailed information, photos and user reviews for Saratoga hotels, restaurants and other businesses in the area. This and other information for tourists and residents draws more than 125,000 average monthly visitors to in the off-season and over 550,000 visitors during the summer racing meet.

“I guess six years old in Web years would be like 30 in human years,” said VanScoy. “It’s a milestone, but you still have a lot of ground to cover. So much has changed since 2002, and we’re looking forward to many more improvements in the years ahead.”

For more information, contact Sara Mannix at (518) 743-9424 or [email protected].

About Sara Mannix

Sara Mannix founded Mannix in 1996 with a goal to get clients found on the web through organic search engine optimization (SEO). The company now serves over 1500 clients worldwide and employs a team of 30 specialists, operating under the tagline "Success Measured." The tagline reflects the company's focus on measurable results for every client. This multifaceted company is an industry leader, specializing in organic SEO, conversion rate optimization, SEO-friendly website design, paid advertising (PPC). Mannix Marketing has two divisions, one side is focused on lead generation for nationally competitive businesses. The other side is focused on local businesses. Mannix has one of the largest portfolios of tourism and city guides in Upstate New York. These guides, (,,, and etc), reach over 10 million visitors a year. Corresponding social media profiles for the region extend this reach to millions every month.

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