Who is Design Success University?
Design Success University is the interior designer’s best resource for practical, cutting-edge continuing education program, marketing services, consulting and coaching. Many programs are available 24/7 for the convenience of our interior design colleagues.
Design Success University was co-founded by Gail Doby, ASID, DSA, IDS, and Erin Weir on March 8, 2008. We are both practicing interior designers, and our mission is to help our interior design colleagues run more profitable and passion-filled businesses.
Who Searches for Design Success University Interior Design Classes
Our programs are used by members of many professional associations including ASID, DSA, IDS, IIDA, AIDA, and other allied organizations and colleagues. Interior designers specify over $80 billion interior design finishes and products each year. Consumers typically purchase high-end custom furnishings mostly through interior design professionals, so reaching your target market through our site is key for you as a product and service provider.
Eliminate wasted advertising dollars by reaching a targeted membership that trusts our referral partners because they trust us. Few advertising options allow you such accurate and productive placement for your dollars invested.
What is the Benefit of Advertising with DSU?
Our members are serious about their businesses, and especially if your product or service is “trade only,” you have their interest. When you’re ready to grow your business with professionals that understand the value of your brand, please contact us.
DSU is a favorite resource of interior designers who need and want the business shortcuts.
We’re very selective about the companies we include as advertisers because our reputation depends on it. When your advertisement is accepted, it is an implied endorsement of your products and services. If Your listing as an advertiser will feature your company logo, a 150 word description (minimum), your company website and main email listed in the category that best fits your company. Since few companies are listed, you will receive highly qualified buyers.
Where is the Link to the Resource Section Where My Company is Listed?
The link to resources is listed on the home page – Consultants and Resources
How Many People Visit Your Website and Receive Information from DSU?
We serve over 6,200 (as of 11/1/11) interior designers globally, and over 2,500 people visit the Design Success University site every month. We send our New IDEAS newsletter to our members every week, and when you advertise in our newsletter, it is seen by approximately 5,000 interior designers per month.
Advertising Rates & Specifications
Logos: Typical listings include a 125 x 125 pixel logo in a JPEG or PNG format. Maximum size – 15k.
Banner ads: Create your own banner ad as a JPEG or GIF. Maximum size – 25k in the following dimensions:
- Banner ads – 728 pixels x 90 pixels.
- Skyscraper ads – 120 x 600 pixels. Maximum size – 75k.
- Block ads – 125 x 125 or 250 x 250 pixels. Maximum size – 75k.
- Please contact info(at)designsuccessu.com for additional advertising opportunities.
2012 Advertising Rates*
Your rates are for 12 months beginning on the first day of the month. We pro-rate and your listing time starts when it is visible on our site. Payment is required in advance.
If we do not currently have a category listing for your product or service, you may request a name for your category.
Each listing on our blog (not the home page) includes a link to your website, 150 word description submitted by you and a 125 x 125 logo.
*These rates are subject to change at any time based on traffic volume to our site
|$750||Top listing in your category||Resource Pages (use correct names and link to the pages)|
|$500||2nd listing in your category||Resource Pages (use correct names and link to the pages)|
|$350||3rd listing in your category||Resource Pages (use correct names and link to the pages)|
|$250||Standard Directory Listing||Resource Pages (use correct names and link to the pages)|
|$2,500||Blog Banner||Only one available for the blog page at the top
Per 12 month period
|$1,500||Blog Skyscrapers – right side||Only one available for the blog page per 12 month
|$5,000||Newsletter Banners||The banners are available at the top or bottom of the newsletter and are sent to over 6,200 designers every week with over 300,000 + potential impressions per year|