About Our Advertising – Rates & Options
Blues Blast provides advertising for Blues events and Blues music related products and services. We reach thousands of Blues Fans, DJs, Musicians, Festivals, Promoters and Record Companies all over the world. You get GREAT results by marketing your products with us. We can customize a package to meet your needs for a single ad or a low rate long term ad campaign.
We offer four ways to advertise, Blues Blast Magazine ads, custom E-Blasts, website ads and Combo Ad packages .
You can put your event on our homepage at BluesBlastMagazine.com either as Top Banner Ad, Side Bar Ad or Bottom Banner Ad. We get more than 79,000 Blues visitors and 2 million hits a month. Website ads can be animated with up to 4 frames for no extra charge.
Top Banner Ads – $195 a month or 3 months for $500. Top banner ads get the most attention. There are only 6 rotating top banner ads available at any time. Top banner ads appear on every page. (600 pixels wide by 75 pixels tall) Maximum resolution is 100 dpi. No advertisement graphic may be more than 100k.
Side Bar Ads – $175 a month or three months for $450! Side Bar ads appear on every page of the website. (160 pixels wide by 180 pixels tall) Maximum resolution is 100 dpi. No advertisement graphic may be more than 100k.
Bottom Banner Ads – $75 a month. For those looking for a good value these ads are our largest ads and they appear on every page. There are only 4 rotating bottom banner ads available at any time. (940 pixels wide by 75 pixels tall) Maximum resolution is 100 dpi. No advertisement graphic may be more than 100k.
We can make a customized electronic marketing piece for you and blast out it to all of our 38,000 subscribers. Text, logos, videos, music, links and photos. Cost is only $275 if customer supplies HTML. Add $75 if we design.
Blues Blast Magazine Ads
Blues Blast Magazine is the #1 weekly internet Blues magazine in the world. We have 38,000 opt-in subscribers located in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries. They want to know about your Blues event, product or service. Rates start as low as $150 an issue for magazine ads. Ads are 640 X 480. Maximum resolution is 100 dpi. No advertisement graphic may be more than 100k. Discount applies for longer runs. ( 2 issues for $250, 4 issues for $325, inquire for longer ad runs)
Combo Ad Packages (Best Value)
We offer the best of both worlds with our standard combo ads. This package is truly the BEST way to get the Blues word out! You get your ad in FOUR issues of Blues Blast Magazine and a Side Bar Ad for a month on our website for only $400. (A $775 value).
Upgrade the website sidebar ad to a top banner ad for increased visibility for only $100 additional!
Email your artwork, the link that should accompany the ad, how many weeks or months you wish the ad to run and the method of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (309) 267-4425 for more information.
Ad Sizes and Specifications
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