FORGE provides news and information on the global forging industry. With a wide array of digital opportunities, FORGE can maximize your reach and connect you with your target audience. FORGE's cutting-edge multi-media platform includes eBooks, webinars, social media, video and more.
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Account-Based Marketing (ABM) allows your company to target your prospects by company or organization with more precise messaging. ABM allows our products to open doors and deepen engagement with employees of specific companies you are looking to reach.
Serve your message to a customized audience using Advanced Targeting. Advanced Targeting is a strategic approach that drives personalized outreach efforts to our audience based on their behavior, engagement, and interests. Enhance digital campaigns by reaching specific users, allowing for more precise creative and tailored messaging directed at your target market.
IDENTIFIABLE CONTENT INCLUDES:
Classified ads offer a simple way to promote your product and brand when you're on a budget. Classifieds can help with selling equipment, products, and services, announcing business opportunities, hiring expert employees and more.
Our market research will enable you to stop guessing, confidently make data driven decisions, and save time and money. Let's get started.
White papers, articles, and case studies are great tools for generating credibility and establishing a connection with companies and their decision-makers.
FORGE can ghostwrite un-bylined articles, white papers, case studies, and more to help drive your content marketing strategy. We’ll collaborate with you to create educational and entertaining content to solve customer problems, position you as a thought leader, and generate leads. You provide editorial direction and we’ll do the rest!
WANT TO USE YOUR WHITE PAPER TO CAPTURE LEADS AND DRIVE TRAFFIC?
FORGE can deploy your White Paper via email to forging industry professionals with our White Paper eBlast. Since they know and trust the content of FORGE, your email to them will enjoy a higher open rate and thereby a greater number of leads!
*Exclusive-Sponsorship and Multi-Sponsor Options Available.
Are you looking for a unique lead generation product that delivers value to your audience AND engages them with your content? Continuing Education is the key to accomplishing that. Most licensed professionals are required to earn continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain their license or credential. We offer you the opportunity to provide these CEUs they need while building brand awareness and generating high-quality leads for your business.
CEUs can be offered through a variety of formats including articles, webinars, live events, videos, and interactive presentations. Whether you have existing content or want to create new, engaging content, our team of instructional designers and subject matter experts is here to help you. As a sponsor, you can view all your course stats and engagement data in our new, interactive and easy-to-use sponsor dashboard – available to you 24/7.
Promote your content to our 1st party-data users and receive a predetermined number of leads based on your lead goal or marketing budget. Lead reports are comprised of leads that fill out a custom form hosted on BNP’s platform. BNP-hosted, gated content (such as white papers or videos) will be supplied to the user after the form is completed. Campaigns will run for 90 days or until goal is met.
Co-branded with FORGE to boost deliverability, connect with readers and acquire leads! Custom eNewsletters include your own proprietary editorial or educational content including:
Requires up to 6 links of editorial, educational, non-ad copy/non-commercial content. Publisher has the right to refuse content.
Reach industry professionals and buyers who use and prefer B2B directories to eliminate unwanted search results. Various package options such as listings, ads, and enhancements are all available. Let's get started.
Drip Marketing allows your marketing to be presented to the customer over a longer period of time to help your product or service stay top of mind! This constant flow of marketing sets your business up for more engagement opportunities and exposure.
This program is an ideal solution for the businesses looking to increase web traffic and added exposure. Allow us to take the marketing wheel and drive your target audience to your website, microsite, or landing page. This program will run until your goal is reached, up to 90 days, with all marketing collateral included.
FORGE eBlasts are specialized emails focused on product information, video sharing, literature distribution, event announcements and more. We deploy your multi-sponsored or exclusive single-sponsored eBlasts to a targeted audience of relevant industry professionals.
Professionals in the forging industry will receive immediate access to your product information, video or literature. And since they know and trust the content of FORGE, your email to them will enjoy a higher open rate and thereby a greater number of leads!
|Auction eBlast | Promote your company’s upcoming auction.||x||-|
|eBook eBlast | Promote your eBook.||x||-|
|Event/Webinar Spotlight eBlast | Showcase your event or webinar.||x||-|
|Focus On eBlast | Showcase articles on one specific industry topic.||x||x|
|Must See eBlast | Showcase a product and/or service.||x||x|
|Must-Visit eBlast | Promote your tradeshow presence.||x||x|
|Post-Show eBlast | Promote your tradeshow highlights after the show.||x||x|
|Quiz eBlast | Sponsor an industry quiz.||x||-|
|Sneak Peek or In Case You Missed It eBlast | Sponsors an article that appeared in a recent issue.||x||-|
|Video Spotlight eBlast | Showcase your videos.||x||x|
|White Paper or Case Study eBlast | Promote your relevant white paper or case study.||x||x|
*NEW* Company Content eBlast
Looking to speak directly to our audience with all of your own content and ads? We now offer Third-Party eBlasts that deploy your message straight to our qualified audience of forging professionals AND provide post-deployment email stats. Company Content eBlasts require 30 days’ lead time.
Sponsor a unique collection of topic-centric articles packaged into an interactive digital experience, co-branded with FORGE for maximum readability. Choose a topic or our editorial team will suggest one. Either way, we handle all publishing details--from design, production, hosting, and deployment, to providing leads for your business development efforts.
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|Logo on cover (Linked to your website)||✔||✔|
|Sponsor article* (1,000-1,200 words)||3-5||1|
|Logo on deployment eBlast||✔||✔|
|Leads from deployment eBlast^||✔||✔|
^Multi-sponsor: receive leads from clicks on advertiser content only.
Single-sponsor: receive leads from clicks on advertiser content plus eBook link itself.
** 3 sponsors minimum
FORGE is now running quarterly in Industrial Heating!
Industrial Heating is the leading technical journal for high temperature processes related to the steel and specialty metals industries. We have found that 75% of our current FORGE subscribers already receive Industrial Heating, and we will be working to bring the other subscribers who rely on FORGE for the industries exceptional content to enjoy the content Industrial Heating and FORGE together. FORGE will continue all of its other individual digital media channels.
As a trusted resource for professionals, eNewsletters are an ideal place to promote products and services to help drive traffic to your website and build brand awareness. eNewsletters ensure that your ad will be viewed by people who have already expressed an interest in your industry, and who are expecting to receive timely and relevant content.
Attention-grabbing ads and exclusive sponsorships are available.
The FORGE eNewsletter delivers important and useful news to qualified industry buyers and prospects. It is the ideal place to promote a specific product, prompt readers to connect to your website, offer your most recent white paper, and invite prospects to workshops or seminars. FORGE offers a monthly eNewsletter that will help you to get in front of our audience.
FORGE offers a full-feature, topic-centric microsite called an InfoCenter. As the exclusive InfoCenter sponsor you work with the editors to select a topic of interest to the FORGE audience of forging professionals. Your content geared toward the topic is paired with content supplied by FORGE's editorial team to ensure your company name becomes synonymous with the topic you choose.
HERE'S WHAT YOU GET:
As the exclusive sponsor, your logo and banner ads appear on every page of the InfoCenter creating an unparalleled branding opportunity.
LEADS & TRAFFIC
Get leads that include email contact information as a result of our complete, multi-channel marketing package that will also help you drive traffic!
• Banner ads run on all InfoCenter pages
• Call out on the FORGE website and in the eNewsletter
• Promotion in the FORGE magazine
• 3 custom eBlasts
• Logo on all promotions
Your InfoCenter is fully supported by an Online Support Coordinator who will load all content, update and maintenance the site as needed— all you do is send us the content!
DON’T HAVE CONTENT AVAILABLE? Add a content development package from BNP Engage, our marketing services agency.
An Interactive Product Spotlight (IPS) is a dynamic digital experience that provides an effective and engaging platform to highlight your product, service, rebranding, or event (commercial). You can include a variety of product/service marketing assets, descriptions, features and benefits, case studies, downloads and CTAs.
Lead Nurturing is the purposeful process of engaging a defined target group by providing relevant information at each stage of the buyer’s journey. Utilizing our marketing automation and first-party data users, we can move your prospects that have been cultivated through lead generation efforts to the point where they become paying customers.
Our parent company, BNP Media, produces a host of conferences, trade shows, business meetings, workshops, webinars, and industry events to help professionals succeed in business. Learn more about our exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities for events that draw professionals by offering them the chance to connect with peers, seek solution providers and learn about topics relevant to their industry.
Complete your research projects like a trusted industry expert. Get started.
Professionals turn to FORGE for industry solutions and high-quality editorial. Now you can leverage Native Advertising by publishing your sticky, buzz-worthy, non-commercial content on FORGE alongside our trusted editorial. FORGE will then drive traffic to your dedicated content page through multi-channel marketing efforts!
HOSTED on FORGEmag.com for 6 months on its own dedicated Content Page along with your logo, company description, link to your website and a set of complementary online display ads.
FEATURED across all FORGEmag.com pages for 30 days
HIGHLIGHTED in two deployments of our eNewsletter
SHARED on FORGEmag.com Facebook*, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages with a unique, customized hashtag
*Options to extend the promotional lifespan of your campaign are available.
Do you have multiple pieces of content to share with our audience? Build your custom company channel on our website with a full content marketing package.
Save 15% with this bundle and get extended exposure with a full 12 months for all content pieces.
All tagged to your company channel on our website.
Enhance your online advertising program with ONLINE RETARGETING. Retargeting tracks industry professionals visiting FORGEmag.com and then displays your ads to these professionals again as they travel to other websites. As a result of this increased visibility, your brand will enjoy greater post-impression recall and convert FORGE’s browsing customers into visitors to your website!
Purchase online display ads on FORGEmag.com with a minimum of 10,000 impressions. Contact your sales rep for position availability and CPM pricing. Purchase a minimum of 300,000 Retargeting Impressions for 30 days.
Record an interview, provide educational information, promote new products, and more! Podcasts offer you the opportunity to speak directly to FORGE’s readers and provide educational and promotional information that establishes your brand’s leadership and boosts awareness. Create a podcast with us, or supply your own, and FORGE will promote your podcast to our readers.
Create a smart social media strategy that communicates with prospective and current customers. FORGE offers a number of opportunities for audience engagement through Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. We have social media experts on staff ready to guide you through the process. They’ll work with your team to optimize your campaign and get you the best results. Post-campaign, we’ll give you the analytics and information you need to prove your ROI.
Many of our social media products can be boosted or promoted within their platforms. Upgrade your post and increase your visibility!
Sponsor a dynamic digital experience created by our design professionals and editorial staff based on editorial content, industry topics, brand events, research studies, awards and more (non-commercial).
BNP Video, our in-house video production and marketing team, can produce high-quality, professional videos that will get you seen and grow your business. Backed by the power of FORGE, we will also create a customized marketing strategy to get your video message in front of thousands of qualified buyers.
BNP Video can shoot your video at your location of choice - office, facility, event, installation site, or even your booth at a tradeshow - we can accommodate all your needs. Need a studio to shoot your video? We have studios located in New York City, Detroit or Chicago.
OUR CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:
Whether a simple one-camera shoot or multi-camera production, BNP Video can handle it. We have video cameras designed for long recordings and DSLR cameras for a more cinematic feel.
Audio equipment for different styles of recording including wireless lavalier, handheld, and boom microphones are available for use.
BNP Video can provide script revisions, storyboarding and scriptwriting to ensure that your message is accurately delivered.
Don’t worry about memorizing your script. With advance notice, we can bring a teleprompter to the shoot. Also available on request are the services of a voiceover professional.
BNP Video uses professional LED lighting for on-location and in-studio productions. LED lights provide a full range of color temperatures with the advantages of low energy consumption and mobility when used with a battery.
POST-PRODUCTION & EDITING
BNP Video can transform your existing content like raw footage, photos, and text into a video. We will use a variety of graphics, animations, music, voiceover, and professional editing techniques.
A FORGE webinar is your ideal platform to both educate and sell to a pre-qualified audience at the exact same time. Pair with a topic or trend expert to discuss common challenges while pitching your product or service solution. Or maybe the expert is you! Plan your webinar today and receive a turnkey marketing program collecting qualified registrant leads.
Online Display Ads are an effective way to create clicks to your website. FORGE aligns its website with Internet Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) standards in static or animated ads that appear throughout the pages of FORGE's website. Our responsive design means editorial content and advertising is presented in a readable and engaging manner for viewers across all devices.
|1 Super Leaderboard||970 x 90||728 x 90||320 x 50|
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|1 Pushdown||970 x 90
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|2 Half Page||300 x 600||300 x 600||300 x 250|
|3 Video Player||Any size up to 1920 x 1080|
|4 Medium Rectangle||300 x 250||300 x 250||300 x 250|
|5 Wide Skyscraper||160 x 600||160 x 600||300 x 250|
|HOME PAGE ONLY||DESKTOP||TABLET||MOBILE|
|6 Middle Leaderboard||970 x 90||728 x 90||320 x 50|
|Adhesion Banner||950 x 90
(expands to 950 x 460)
|728 x 90
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|320 x 50|
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A topic sponsorship on FORGEmag.com allows you to target visitors engaged with content around a specific topic that relates to your company and product. This sponsorship includes 4 ads per page with a total of 5 different ad slots across the article and topic pages.
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