From plays and musicals to drag shows and DJs, Utah’s gays support art and entertainment in its many forms. The launch of GaySaltLake.com is a congregating place to find upcoming events, browse photo galleries and read articles about the queer-related happenings in the city. Whether deciding which bar to go to on the weekend, or looking for information about which restaurants are gay-friendly and fabulous, GaySaltLake.com should be the first stop.
The site is designed for all the members of the LGBT community, their family and allies, and the events calendar is a quick and simple way to find what’s going on throughout the month. It includes categories such as bar listings, bar information and events. There’s also a section with accommodations and shopping for visitors.
“While Facebook is working for some bars and other places, there are significant gaps in social marketing. For example, visitors and people that are newly out or new to the area might have a hard time finding information on Facebook,” said Michael Aaron, publisher of QSaltLake and GaySaltLake.com.
The site, which launched on Oct. 27, focuses on providing the best content and will be tooled to fit the needs of the Utah gay community. The online traffic to GaySaltLake.com is exploding and is quickly gaining consistent web traffic.
“We’re thrilled that we’ve already reached the 50,000 most popular sites in the nation within weeks of our launch,” Aaron said.
GaySaltLake.com is owned and operated by QSaltLake and users can find links between the sites for optimized quality and content.
“I’d encourage everyone to continue visiting as events and photo galleries are added. This really is going to be the premier site for gay Salt Lake residents and visitors. We already have the experience and ability to back that up,” Aaron said.
Other categories of events on the site include concerts, theater, dance, festivals, movies, sporting events and QSaltLake-sponsored events.
The site is offering rock-bottom prices to advertisers and this is a perfect opportunity for businesses to break into the online and social media marketing scene, Aaron said. For just $10 a week, advertisers can feature a banner ad, and no design is necessary. Go to GaySaltLake.com and click on the SPONSOR advertisement to get started or email [email protected] To have an event listed on GaySaltLake.com, email [email protected].