Golf Course Industry Marketing Solutions

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Successful Renovations with GCBAA

Our editorial team digs deep into the construction and design world to highlight great projects and benchmark trends in renovation and upgrades, including irrigation, bunkers, drainage, regrassing and more. Done in cooperation with the Golf Course Builders Association of America

Fast & Firm Fast & Firm E-newsletter

Every two weeks, we blow up the market with our Fast & Firm e-newsletter that combines engaging original content, news headlines from the week, features from current issues, videos, podcasts and much more. Advertising in Fast & Firm is fast, easy and affordable.

GCI E-Blasts

Got a message you want delivered quickly, accurately and with great measurability? Use GCI’s e-blast program to reach our readers who have opted in to receive your product info. We can adapt any creative material for a blast or create it for you. You get a full report on delivery and open-up so you know how well it worked. Dates are limited to protect the value of each blast, so schedule your program early to ensure your timing.

Fast & FirmExpanded Category E-Newsletter Programs

For 2018, we've expanded one of our most popular products to include new topics and more social media coverage. Past topics have included pest control, equipment, early order programs and irrigation.

Superintendent Radio Network

Our award-winning podcast program lets customers learn by listening. You can sponsor an editorial podcast series that ties to your business or work with our team to create promotional podcasts. Delivered on multiple channels via our website, SRN Playlist e- ewsletter, Fast & Firm e-newsletter and iTunes to give you maximum exposure. Visit to listen and find out more.

New in 2018: Tell your story in podcast form with a 3-part series on our Superintendent Radio Network.

Social Media Partnerships

GCI is the undisputed leader in social media in the golf/turf industry. In 2015, we partnered with some of the biggest companies in the industry to engage our nearly 10,000 social media followers on topics like fairway maintenance, disease control, sprayers, pond management and plant growth regulators. We collaborate with your team to develop a sophisticated and very measurable two-week social media blitz to support your messaging or help grow your social media presence. We will do a very limited number of these in 2016 so talk with your account manager today to find out more.


The GCI team has successfully hosted dozens of webinars and webcasts on topics ranging from disease management to career development. We handle all promotion, registration, hosting and follow-up. You receive exclusive sponsor recognition and as much participation as you’d like. Our webinars are available as one-time events or as a sponsored series to run over multiple months. Timing and topics are flexible. We’ll work with you to create the perfect format. All webinars are recorded, archived, and shared via our e-newsletter and social media. Sponsors receive registration data and more. Want to reach across multiple green industry markets with one webinar? GIE Media can do that.

New Our Turf

A monthly sponsored content program for companies to tell their own story in print, digital and social media.

New Pat Jones Presents

Our publisher hosts an entertaining, multi-part video series to give you a platform to tell your company or product story.

New Homepage Wallpaper

Guaranteed high visibility with wallpaper ads that surround our site content.

GIS TweetUp and Social Media Awards

Our highly successful program to recognize superintendents who use social media with excellence, plus a special event in your booth to present the awards and draw hundreds of leading customers to your location.

Top100 Cover TMI™ - TargetMarketIntelligence (TMI ™) is a game-changing market intelligence tool that your company must have to succeed in today’s highly competitive business environment. TMI is based on three key elements:
  • dynamic software
  • meticulous data management
  • proprietary subscriber information of our customers and prospects

Features and benefits include:

  • Instant online access
  • Detailed market analysis
  • Rapid identification of new business opportunities
  • Access to thousands of new customers and prospects
  • Easy cross-referencing of your customer data with the TMI database
  • Custom market research
  • Export only the data you need
Intelligent Content Marketing – In today’s multi-channel media world, it is harder than ever to reach the right audience to tell your story. Golf Course Industry is paving the way with the introduction of Intelligent Content Marketing. We enable you to create a unique marketing campaign with our audience once they begin to show interest in your area of expertise. Using intuitive marketing automation, we can deliver custom content or a specified ad message to a custom-tailored target audience. Intelligent Content Marketing takes lead nurturing and retargeting to a new level.
  • Target advertising to people based on the type of content they read
  • Target unknown users based on what their anonymous profile looks like (behavior on the internet)
  • Amplify your messaging to the broader internet based on how much they look like your current “magazine” target audience

Leverage the power of our brand and Intelligent Content Marketing for maximum results.

Golf Course Industry Magazine Media Kit