Would you like to own a Vendor Guide territory in your state, but don’t have the know-how to get it off the ground? That’s OK – Planet Media offers everything you need to get started with complete onboard training, professional magazine layout, assistance with printing, and guidance throughout the process from start to finish. When you own your own territory of Vendor Guide you can focus on ad sales and leave the rest to us!
Vendor Guide is the preeminent magazine for investment property owners and managers. With Commercial and Multi-Family editions available throughout Des Moines, Louisville, Richmond, San Diego, St. Louis, and the Twin Cities as of 2020, Vendor Guide is poised to quickly become a nationally recognized brand.
Vendor Guide mails directly to professionals who need contractors and a variety of other service providers to maintain and update their properties, so its advertisers reach their ideal audience as effectively as possible. Vendor Guide is a high quality, full color publication with thought-provoking articles by industry experts. Our full-time staff of writers and graphic designers offer any support you might need to create genuine value for your advertisers.
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Here's what our Territory owners say
Most people will think of the year 2020 and remember how Covid changed our lives and not for the good. I will remember 2020 as the year that I began my own small business with The Vendor Guide. It is my time to take control of my career and invest in myself and my passion for helping others. And The Vendor Guide has a business model that was a perfect fit for me. Having a sales background and relationships with multifamily has been very helpful too. But all you really need is a desire to connect people and ideas through print. Direct mail drives results. Shared targeted B2B direct mail in a resource style magazine format is a simple and highly effective business strategy.
Here is what one of my happy advertisers had to say Tara Roberts owner of Magic Make Readies.“So excited about this great resource for managers---to have a repertoire of vendors at their fingertips is invaluable!”
I can highly recommend Scott Holgate and owing your own Vendor Guide Territory. Scott and his wife, Lisa have been easy to work with and very encouraging. They worked with me to help me develop everything from my mailing list to my logo for my business (that I love, love, love). In addition, Scott is a wonderful mentor and eager to share information to help me profitable. And I intend to make money with this opportunity that lets me create a flexible lifestyle that prioritizes my family while helping small businesses too!
Lynn Black President of Fairview Media SolutionsThe Vendor Guide, The Central Virginia Edition
In January of 2020 we took the plunge and launched Vendor Guide magazine in St.Louis. Little did we know that within a month of starting our own business that our country would be faced with the biggest challenge of our lives. Despite the serious obstacles that came along with the pandemic , our young company has thrived.
The opportunity to open a market with Vendor Guide brand was made possible by the hard work and dedication of the founder of the brand, Scott Holgate and Lisa Huntley. Our entry into the space has been made easier because of the quality that has been created.
Our brand is quickly becoming known as a go-to resource for Multifamily professionals. Featuring high quality print (also provided in an intelligent digital version) and accompanied by web and social presence. Vendor Guide is a valuable tool for suppliers to get their message to just the right people..decision makers in our industry.
The support we receive on a weekly basis is top shelf. Every aspect of our daily business needs are met and supported by the team Scott and Lisa have built with Planet Media. We have been welcomed as a part of this group from day one.
As an independent business owner I can comfortably say that this is the best decision I’ve made in many years. We have been able to reach and maintain profitability from our first issue. We are three issues in and have seen growth every sales cycle.
I have encouraged several colleagues to follow our lead and launch their own market version of Vendor Guide. It is very fulfilling to make your own decisions, set your own targets (not to mention your own schedule) and be your own boss.My only regret is not starting sooner.Michael P-St. Louis
Vendor Guide Publications
Owning your own market does not require a big down payment or investment to get started. We’ll work with you to get you owning your very own territory. We’ve got many happy entrepreneurs who have started their own Vendor Guides. We encourage you to give us a call with questions and for general information.
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