Website Listings and Advertising
Explore Minnesota Tourism maintains an extensive database of eligible tourism businesses and organizations. Potential travelers view this database through www.exploreminnesota.com. In addition, our travel counselors use this database for our Journey™ customized travel planning service, and we print listings in some of our publications based on the information. Learn how to get your listing in the Minnesota Explorer Calendar of Events.
Get a Free Website Listing
Your Minnesota tourism business, organization, or event may be eligible for a free listing in the Explore Minnesota Tourism database. Your Free Listing includes basic information on your listing, including your organization's address, phone number, website, email, amenities, a single photo, the option to accept reviews from customers and more. To be on our website your business must be in compliance with any required licensing and taxation laws.
Request to list your qualifying business, organization or event in Explore Minnesota Tourism's database at admin.exploreminnesota.com by clicking on the link to "Submit your business for inclusion on ExploreMinnesota.com".
Wes Grosslein at 651.757.1855
Kim Kinsler at 651.757.1847
It is important that your Minnesota tourism business or organization's information is current. You can update your listing through Explore Minnesota Tourism's Tourism Manager!
Enhance Your Website Listing
Your Enhanced Listing
Those with paid, upgraded listings can maintain a photo gallery or video, social media links, more exposure for other on-site or related listings or events, an enhanced shaded display, and the ability to monitor advertising that appears on www.exploreminnesota.com. Other paid advertising opportunities exist to promote deals, or to appear more frequently at the top of search results on pages in your business category.
Contact your regional representative to get started with your exploreminnesota.com enhanced listing.
Website Advertising Opportunities
ExploreMinnesota.com receives more than 3.8 million visits from potential travelers annually. And we expect that to just keep getting better! We continue to put our resources toward getting visitors directly to your businesses through our marketing and advertising efforts.
- TV ads drive traffic directly to www.exploreminnesota.com
- Online ads on Google, Yahoo!, etc. drive traffic directly to www.exploreminnesota.com
- We are making extra efforts to assure that our website is search engine optimized (SEO) so that www.exploreminnesota.com will show up high in all relevant searches done through all search engines on the World Wide Web. To optimize your own listing follow the instructions under "Search Engine Optimization Copywriting Best Practices".
At Explore Minnesota Tourism we are continuously improving our exploreminnesota.com website, which will better serve customers and the tourism industry. Improvements to exploreminnesota.com include better usability for consumers and advertisers. Our website offers more features for free listings, new advertising options and more flexible pricing of enhancements.
Contact your regional representative to get started with your additional advertising on exploreminnesota.com.
Contact Us About Getting Started With Website Advertising
Contact your regional representative to get started with your exploreminnesota.com enhanced listing or additional advertising or complete the form below.
Search Engine Optimization Copywriting Best Practices
Studies show that more than 80% of Internet users begin their time online with a search engine. Many of these searches are for the very products and services you offer, and we want to increase the likelihood that your page on exploreminnesota.com will come up near the top of search results.
Learn how to best optimize your content on exploreminnesota.com and your Web site for search engines.
Adding a link back to exploreminnesota.com from your site may also improve your ranking in search results.