Sponsored Posts: 250 words, two pictures. Written by The Swellesley Report to the advertiser’s specifications. Advertiser sees and comments on post before it goes live. We generally go back and forth a couple of times with Sponsored Posts. Ad is sticky as our top post for one day, then drops down the site as we get new stories, however, ad stays on the front page for its entire one-week run.
Recent examples of Sponsored Posts:
The uppermost space, to the right of our masthead is sized at 300 x 140 pixels.
Ads along the right-hand side of the site are sized at 300 x 300 pixels.
Rate: $100 – $400/month, depending on how high up the ad is.
Underneath Post #1: Sized at 540 x 150 pixels; $125/week
Underneath Post #2: Sized at 540 x 150 pixels; $150/month
Daily email newsletter with 1,000+ subscribers: $100/month
Promoted Event listings can be highlighted both on our homepage and in the actual Calendar of events: $50 for an event appearing 1-7 days.
Fun facts about advertising on The Swellesley Report:
We always introduce our new advertisers to our 4,800 Facebook followers and our 3,000 Twitter followers.
We always shout out our regular advertisers on a monthly basis on Facebook and Twitter.
We get about 2,500 visits a day, with bumps when stories are hot.
We get about 20,000 page views over a one-week period. Of that number, typically 18,000 are unique page views.
Contact us here with questions.
Bob and Deborah Brown