SizingUpTheSouth.com Sponsorship and Advertising

Website Advertising

SizingUpTheSouth.com is a nonprofit online-only news magazine.

The site is free to our subscribers (over 2400 subscribers and growing rapidly with six more states recently added to our coverage area.) New subscribers may either sign up online (box on website rail or menu) or request a subscription through our SizingUpTheSouth staff. Editor@sizingupthesouth.com.

SizingUpTheSouth.com has been publishing an online-only publication since 2017 and now has become an independent, nonprofit news organization.

Our subscribers receive the minimum of 2X week email blasts and our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram followers receive links to all weekly published articles in SizingUpTheSouth.com articles via our website, but SUS social media also might share social media posts if there is breaking news in regard to journalists and journalism.

Advertising or becoming a sponsor for SizingUpTheSouth.com website will provide exposure to thousands of journalists and newsrooms in the South. Our subscribers include journalists who work with newspapers, online only, broadcast and nonprofit news organizations. We also have a great following with freelance journalists and with collegiate journalists and newsrooms. SizingUpTheSouth.com also has a healthy readership with nonprofit organizations that serve journalism, newsrooms and journalists.

SizingUpTheSouth.com’s coverage area includes the following states:

Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands

SUS covers journalists and newsrooms, as well as organizations that support journalists, and collegiate journalists and newsrooms, news meteorologists, photojournalists and much more.

Website Advertising (monthly rotation)

Categories

Unit width & height – pixels

Monthly Cost

Skyscraper*

Medium Rectangle*

Anchor Banner*

Small Rectangle*

160 X 600

300 X 300

520 X 90

195 X 195

$425 (on rail)

$350 (rail or content)

$175 (bottom of page)

$150 (on rail)

*All advertising art will hold metadata with a hyperlink so when readers click on it, they will be sent to the advertiser’s website page.

Discounts: 10% for a three-month campaign, 20% for six-month campaign, 30% for a 12-month campaign

Specifications for online advertising: Ads can be static or standard animated GIF or JPEG at the above dimensions (see pixel next to unit). All GIFS should be designed at 72 dpi and be kept under 10k in size. All advertising materials are due one month when your ad will run. The ad must be sent as it will appear on SizingUpTheSouth.com.

Email Blasts Sponsorship

SizingUpTheSouth.com’s weekly email blasts are cost-effective and is useful in reaching thousands of journalists and journalism communities serving in the South. Since an email blast is sent at the minimum of 2X per week, the journalism community in the South will see your logo and your advertising at least twice per week. The SUS email blasts are connected to its news magazine articles, features, spotlights and the extensive Weekly Roundup. SUS also covers possible breaking news coverage where journalists are serving in our coverage area.

SizingUpTheSouth.com uses the advanced business format of ConstantContact.com and holds between 37 – 40% open page rate.

SizingUpTheSouth.com’s coverage area includes the following states:

Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Sponsorship Categories

SizingUpTheSouth.com top banner (below the email blast nameplate)*

600 X 90, (published minimum of 2X weekly)            $400

SizingUpTheSouth.com anchor banner (anchor of email blast page)*

600 X 90 (published minimum of 2X weekly)             $250

SizingUpTheSouth.com Medium Rectangle box (Within main email statements about articles, non-rail)*

300 X 300  (published minimum of 2X weekly)          $200

SizingUpTheSouth Small Rectangle box* (Placed on rail of email blast page)*

195 X 195  (published minimum of 2X weekly)          $150

*All sponsorship art will hold metadata with a hyperlink so when readers click on it, they will be sent to the advertiser’s website page.

Discounts: 10% for four weeks, 20% for eight weeks, 30% for 12 weeks

*A Media Kit for Ad and Sponsorship opportunities will be completed soon. For more information, contact SizingUpTheSouth.com’s Executive Editor Sharon Dunten, at editor@sizingupthesouth.com or call (317) 410-7217.