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Advertising

You can advertise on this site and our magazine from just $10 per month. For our advertising rates and plans, please email us here.

Why advertise with us?

  1. Competitive rates. For example, Fingerstyle magazine, a bimonthly publication offers a small 2″x 2″ black and white space for $210. Acoustic guitar trade costs $150 for a 468×60 banner.
  2. Pick and choose the right space for you.
  3. Limited advertising content. We limit our advertising slots to provide you with maximum impact. No advert clutter or overload here.
  4. Quality & Quantity of Readership. Our readers are discerning folk who have found this blog expressly for guitar content. Our articles are in no way written for bots or search engine optimisation- hence our hit rate is entirely from a real person. Our first months saw over 1,000 hits per week and traffic has been climbing steadily… we are now attracting over 700,000 hits a month!
  5. International readership & appeal.

    Alexa is an online service that measures traffic for millions of sites on the Internet in a similar way to Nielsen television show ratings. Below are the Guitarbench.com Alexa rankings according to country:
    203,530 United Kingdom
    159,210 United States
    166,586 Canada
    58,668 Indonesia
    46,840 Malaysia
    33,250 Philippines
  6. Powerful market penetrance. Widen your market. Here’s an independent analysis of our traffic stats by Alexa (lower score= better) and google.
    Alexa Traffic Rank: Top 0.296%
    Google page Rank: 3
    Alexa is an online service that measures traffic for millions of sites on the Internet in a similar way to Nielsen television show ratings. Guitarbench.com has an Alexa rank of 91,929 which is in the top 0.296% of all websites globally.
    Google page rank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page’s value. Google looks at more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; it also analyzes the page that casts the vote.
  7. Powerful online presence. Independent analysis of our popularity by Technorati (lower score= better)
  8. Blog Ranking: Top 0.23 %
    Technorati is a popular blog directory service. It measures the popularity of a given blog as compared to all other sites that have been submitted to its system. This blog currently has a Technorati rank of 159,810, which puts it in the top 0.23% of blogs tracked by Technorati.
  9. Advert optimisation. We take your business very seriously. So seriously that we will recommend the optimum placement for your advert when we analyse our webtraffic.
  10. Image creation. Don’t already have an image? No problem! We can create one for you.

Contributing

Have a great guitar to share or even better a great guitar story? Just email us here.

 

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