Last edited 08 Jun 2021

Marketing opportunities on Designing Buildings Wiki


Reach our 8.5 million users

Designing Buildings Wiki attracts more than 8.5 million unique users a year. That's more than well-known industry websites such as; Building, Building Design, Construction News, The Architects’ Journal, Construction Enquirer and Property Week.

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70,000 35,000 12,000 14,500 9,000

Designing Buildings Wiki is a cross-discipline site, supported by ICE, CIOB, BRE, BSRIA, CIAT, IHBC and ECA. It attracts users from every part of the industry.

The breakdown of our registered users is shown below:

Designers 31%
Other consultants 24%
Students 14%
Contractors 7%
Others 24%

Publish your articles for free

Designing Buildings Wiki is open access, offering a unique opportunity for free content marketing. You are free to create an article, add your content and add your profile at the top, showing your logo, with a link back to your website. Where else can you place articles on a popular, well-respected, expert construction industry platform – for free?

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Promote your content to extend its reach

You can boost traffic to your articles with pay-for promotions in our features sections, in our newsletter and on our social media channels.

On average articles get 10 x more traffic when they are being promoted.

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We can place Call-To-Action (CTAs) on our home page, in the features section that appears on every page of the site and in our newsletter. CTA's can also be placed within specific articles that match the subject areas you want to target.

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Branded microsites

We can create a branded microsite for your specialist subject area, with your logo at the top, your brand colours and your own landing page. Any article added to that subject area will then appear within your microsite.

There are currently 5 microsites on DBW:

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Sponsor organisation’s logos appear in the header of every page on DBW, linked back to the sponsor’s websites. These logos are viewed more then 20 million times a year.

We add content to DBW on behalf of our sponsors and promote that content on our home page, in our features section, on social media and in our newsletter. We also help our sponsors identify subjects to write about that are likely to be popular with our readers.

Our current sponsors are:

  • The Institution of Civil Engineers
  • The Chartered Institute of Building
  • The Institute of Historic Building Conservation
  • The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
  • ECA


Featured articles

Site wide featured article:

  • Featured on the home page.
  • Featured on more than 80% of the site pages.
  • Featured in one newsletter.
£600 / week

Call-To-Action (CTA) adverts

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Site wide CTA:

  • Featured on the home page.
  • Featured on all site pages.
  • Featured in the two newsletters.
£600 / week


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Site-wide sponsorship POA

Find out more

Email Simon Baxter: [email protected].

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