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12 Stats That Show Why GPTMC's Visit Philly Web Properties Rocked In 2012
Innovative New Features, Timely Content & Vibrant Photos Resulted In Record-Setting Web Visitation
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 15, 2013 10:30 AM
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a record-setting year for the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation's (GPTMC) web properties, with visitphilly.com and uwishunu.com welcoming 8.7 million visits—a 33% increase from 2011. Both sites, along with GPTMC's 16 ahead-of-the-curve social media properties, relied on timely content, vibrant photography, technical innovation and all of the company's integrated marketing muscle to attract and engage potential visitors. Here's a look at some 2012 news and numbers worth bragging about.
Visitphilly.com Is Tops:
New On Uwishunu.com:
Social Media Soars:
Coming to GPTMC's social media world in 2013: a Facebook promotion and Pinterest contest promoting the With Art Philadelphia™ campaign and encouraging visitors to curate their own Philadelphia art experiences, a social media promotion that encourages visitors to explore the city's neighborhoods a little more deeply than they normally would and partnerships with local sports teams to leverage their passionate fan bases.
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region's vitality.
For more information about travel to Philadelphia, visit visitphilly.com or uwishunu.com, where you can build itineraries; search event calendars; see photos and videos; view interactive maps; sign up for newsletters; listen to HearPhilly, an online radio station about what to see and do in the region; book hotel reservations and more. Or, call the Independence Visitor Center, located in Historic Philadelphia, at
Tweet It: 12 stats that show why 2012 was a banner year for @VisitPhilly's web properties: http://vstphl.ly/13f4ZOV
SOURCE Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
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