Schroon Lake Chamber Of Commerce Joins Forces With

SCHROON LAKE, NY (March 29, 2011) The Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with internet marketing company Mannix Marketing, Inc. to offer more online exposure for their members. With this new collaboration, all Schroon Lake Chamber members now have the added member benefit of a free directory listing on, a popular online resource to the entire Adirondack region. offers information on the entire Adirondack Region, including outdoor activities, upcoming events, news, interviews, contests and more. The website also provides regional businesses with a targeted advertising platform through a highly-trafficked, user-friendly directory featuring places to stay, things to do, businesses and services, real estate and more.

Now all Schroon Lake Chamber members are being offered free promotion through directory listings on, reaching an average audience of over 100,000 monthly visits by locals and visitors to the area, with options for additional advertising upgrades. These businesses will be located in the online business directory under both the Schroon Lake section as well as within their own niche business categories to make it easy for site visitors to find them. A co-branded directory means the chamber itself will also now have their brand exposed to this targeted audience.

“This is not only a huge marketing opportunity for each individual chamber member, but it also provides incredible exposure for the chamber itself, so they both get the benefit of this sustainable and accountable marketing solution,” said Sara Mannix, Founder and CEO of Mannix Marketing, Inc. — the local internet marketing company that owns

All businesses with standard chamber memberships will receive a free, silver level listing on, which was designed exclusively for chamber members. The listing includes a dedicated page for their business on, which includes their business name, description, address, phone number and interactive Google Map to help patrons locate their business.

In addition to getting a free micro-site, Schroon Lake Chamber members can also add their upcoming events to the events calendar. These events are also cross promoted to different regions, including Lake George, Saratoga and the Capital Region. This will help to further promote the Schroon Lake region and its businesses throughout the Adirondacks and beyond.

“In joining with, we now have the chance to gain more exposure for our members and the Schroon Lake area while increasing our own exposure,” said Laura Donaldson, President of the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce. “We also expect the added value of free local marketing on to increase our member retention and attract new members.”

All businesses that choose to upgrade their listing on can take advantage of a media-rich micro-site, featuring unlimited text describing their business, photo slide show, contact information, web link, pdf brochures, video and more.

About Mannix Marketing, Inc.
Mannix Marketing is a full-service internet marketing company in Glens Falls NY specialized in website design, search engine optimization, social media marketing and local advertising. Since 1996, Mannix Marketing has been committed to getting businesses found on the web through proven, time-tested strategies as well as the latest cutting-edge marketing options. All online marketing campaigns are custom suited to reach each business’ goals. Mannix Marketing owns and operates nearly 30 online travel guides for the region, including,,,, and Collectively, these sites receive over 11 million site visits a year. Website: is an online guide to the entire Adirondack Region of Upstate New York with an average monthly audience of 100,000+ visits by both locals and visitors. The site features informative articles on different regions, towns and things to do as well as an extensive Adirondack business directory and detailed events calendar to promote businesses and happenings in the Adirondacks. Website:

About The Schroon Lake Area Chamber Of Commerce
Since its inception in 1915, the Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has been recognized and respected as a strong advocate and supporter of local businesses. With a current membership level nearing 100 members, they are committed to creating a healthy, informed and active business coalition. Website:

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.