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Press Info for GringosAbroad / InsideEcuador

bryan-pizza-cuenca-ecuadorWe run two blogs on

  • GringosAbroad: Bryan & Dena cover expat hacks, language learning, earning abroad, and product reviews. Read about the best gear, places to live, and cost of living.
  • InsideEcuador: Complete Guide to Ecuador Travel and Relocation. Built for both expats and travelers, InsideEcuador covers food, things to do, cities (Cuenca, Quito, Salinas, Galapagos) real estate, expat living & news.

On August 3, 2014 we divided the original blog into two sites. While there is some crossover, they are generally two unique audiences.

InsideEcuador is one of the largest English language sites about Ecuador. {See stats below} The site was launched in November 2009. Since then, the site has grown into one of the most popular English sites about Ecuador living and travel. We accept trips and reviews that are a good fit for our readers. We’re always interested in hearing your ideas.

Contact us to discuss product reviews, press trips and advertising.

Press Trips

We accept familiarization (or press) trips if the experience will be of interest and useful for our readers.

Here are a few stipulations on press trips:

  1. We will not accept payment for press trips.
  2. We will not pay for press trips, including transportation and meals.
  3. We are a family of three and we always travel together. Our articles always cover the perspective of a traveling family.
  4. We maintain complete control of content. If something was good, bad, fantastic or unacceptable we’ll write that. Providing a press trip is no guarantee of a positive review.

dena-haines-galapagosPrevious Press Trips

Product Reviews

Site Traffic (by Google Analytics)

{Stats last updated: April 20, 2015}

Monthly Page-views: 74,728 (Gringos Abroad 28,217 and Inside Ecuador 46,211)
Monthly Unique Visitors: 35,154 (GA 16,861 and IE 18,293 with a total of 44,299 total monthly visitors)
Average time on site per visit: 1:15 on Gringos Abroad and 2:51 on Inside Ecuador
Average pages visited per visit: 1.37 on Gringos Abroad and 1.95 on Inside Ecuador

Our readers are primarily based in the United States followed by Canada and Ecuador. Here are the location demographics for our site:

  • United States: 56.36%
  • Canada: 10.91%
  • Ecuador: 9.68%
  • United Kingdom: 2.76%

Parque-Paraiso bryan and dena

Our Community

We maintain social profiles for each of our sites, on each of the main social networks. First number shown is total between the two sites.

Our Content

Number of Posts: 461 (GringosAbroad 101 | InsideEcuador 360)
Number of Comments: 10,005 (21+ comments/post) (GringosAbroad 2,009 | InsideEcuador 7,996)
We’ve been blogging since November 2009. Since then, our content has been read 2,852,195 times by 760,079 different readers (unique visitors).

Where we’ve been featured:

Contact us to discuss reviews and press trips. We have, and will continue to accept, trips and reviews that are a good fit for our readers. We’re always interested in hearing your ideas.

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