This page is to highlight our current members-only promotional options. To learn more about member promotional options, see this promotional explanation. Ready to purchase an advertisement? Read the Ad Manager tutorial or email us.
Member advertising options are greater than 30% discounted as compared to non-member commercial advertisers.
Location options are the 728x90 Sitewide Header, the 728x90 Below Navigation Sitewide (except home) Banner, and the 250x250 Sidebar Banner. Other options and locations may be added in the future.
Below is a screenshot highlighting the three available banner locations:
728x90 Sitewide Header Banner Purchasing and Pricing Options
This location is for the header banner ad, which is shown on every page. It's our most visible and highest click-through ad location.
1 Week: 7.50 USD
2 Week: 12.50 USD
4 Week: 22 USD
50,000 Impressions: 25 USD - $.50 CPM
25,000 Impressions: 20 USD - $.60 CPM
10,000 Impressions: 7 USD - $.70 CPM
728x90 Below Navigation Banner Purchasing and Pricing Options
This location is shown below the navigation, as seen above. It is shown nearly sitewide, with the exception of the index page and any page that doesn't show the navigation.
- 1 Week: 6 USD
- 2 Week: 9 USD
- 4 Week: 12.50 USD
- 50,000 Impressions: 20 USD - $.4 CPM
- 25,000 Impressions: 12 USD - $.48 CPM
- 10,000 Impressions: 5 USD - $.5 CPM
250x250 Sidebar Banner Purchasing and Pricing Options
This location is for a 250x250 banner advertisement the top of the forum sidebar. This is shown on the forum homepage, forum listing pages, 30% of the forums, and other sections of the website.
- 1 Week: 5.50 USD
- 2 Week: 10 USD
- 4 Week: 17.50 USD
- 50,000 Impressions: 25 USD - $.50 CPM
- 25,000 Impressions: 15 USD - $.60 CPM
- 10,000 Impressions: 7.50 USD - $.75 CPM
Purchasing time period (e.g. a week, a month) for all locations will result in your banner showing 1/10th of the time, or 1/10th of the impressions. The number of spots available in the ad manager indicates the number of spots available to members. At the time of writing this, 1 week's worth of impressions is approximately 10,000 Impressions.
CPM stands for Cost Per Thousand Impressions.