Welcome to Bigfish Publications, the industry leader in trade magazines for business owners in the luxury leisure market. In the 15 years since its inception, Bigfish has expanded to comprise a stable of four magazines: SpaRetailer, Spasearch, Poolsearch and PoolPro. In 2006, Bigfish launched TradeCertified, the only independent endorsement program in the pool and spa industry.
SpaRetailer is the only TRADE publication that is dedicated 100 percent to the editorial needs of the hot tub industry....
PoolPro is written exclusively for owners and chief executives running swimming pool service, construction and retail operations....
Spasearch is dedicated to addressing the needs, concerns and consumer desires regarding the home hot tub industry....
Poolsearch is the premier consumer buyer’s guide for swimming pool and backyard lifestyle enthusiasts....
We know you’re a busy spa and pool industry professional. And you know you’re going to continue to need the crucial management and spa provided by SpaRetailer month in and month out. So why not take care of business today and save!
These magazines are avialable free of charge and can be requested on their website.
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Bigfish Publications is committed to its advertisers by providing tangible sales opportunities so that they may receive a measurable return on their investment.
Our niche publications connect advertisers to qualified prospects via the most accountable advertising program in the industry.
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Bigfish Publications has a diverse and unique team of media professionals dedicated to our clients’ success. Highlighted below are brief bios of our organization's management team.
David founded Bigfish Publications in 1999. In the past 16 years, he has launched four magazines, SpaRetailer, Spasearch, Poolsearch and PoolPro. In addition, in 2006 he created TradeCertified, the only independent endorsement program in the pool and spa industry.
David is an entrepreneur, a creative visionary adept at developing niche media products for clients designed to capitalize on market opportunities and industry trends. Prior to founding Bigfish Publications, for eight years David was a partner with Sonora Business Systems, a Tucson, Ariz.–based technology consulting firm. David began his career at Calvin Klein in New York City.In 1987, David earned his B.S. in marketing from the University of Arizona. << Back
An accomplished advertising sales professional with 30 years’ experience in advertising sales for consumer and trade publications, John came to Bigfish in 2004 and in late 2007 assisted in the launch of SpaRetailer.The magazine continues to grow despite difficult market conditions. By the end of 2010, SpaRetailer led the hot tub advertising category with greater than 75 percent of the marketshare of spa manufacturers. John earned a B.A. in marketing from the University of Colorado — Boulder in 1980. << Back
Since joining the design department at Bigfish Publications in 2006, Jana has been the lead designer on more than 60 issues of Bigfish magazines; she has also produced multiple collateral and promotional pieces for the company.Prior to Bigfish, Jana interned for Arizona Highways magazine. In her final year at Arizona State University, Jana was president of her senior graphic design class, where she led her peers in presenting one of the most successful senior design shows in the program's history. << Back
Sarah began freelance writing for Bigfish Publications in 2008 while living in New York City. Since joining as associate editor in 2010, Sarah has written several well-received features and departments for SpaRetailer, as well as performed the copy editing duties for all four Bigfish publications.Prior to her work with Bigfish, Sarah was a freelance magazine writer, and full-time copy editor at WWD in Manhattan. Her work has appeared in Prevention and Denver’s 5280 Magazine, among many others. Sarah is a 2004 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Mo. << Back
Megan came to Bigfish Publications in 2007 after completing a Master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with an emphasis in magazine publishing.While working towards her degree, she wrote for various Chicago newspapers including the Defender and Northwest Indiana Times, as well as trade magazine Pit & Quarry. Megan graduated magna cum laude from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix with a B.A. in English literature. << Back