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Advertising Options with Santa Clarita Guide


Ad Size:

Our ads are 300x250 pixels as shown here:


Newport Landing Whale Watching Disneyland



The Details:


Size:

We sell one size: 300x250 pixels
Why? Because our site is fully responsive, and it looks great whether viewed on mobile or a desktop! Over 71% of our viewers consistently visit us on a mobile device or tablet.


What You Get with Your Ad:

Your ad purchase includes a listing on the same page that your display ad will appear.
  • Example: You purchase a display ad on the "Attractions" page, your listing will appear on the "Attractions" page.
  • If your ad appears on a page that does not include listings, such as the "Home" page, your listing will be posted on the most appropriate page for your type of business.
  • Calendar Display Ad purchases include one event listing per week.


Listings:

Listings are only offered with the purchase of a Display Ad. However, once you purchase your display ad, if you'd like to purchase additional listings we will send a button to you to purchase them at $99/month.


Rate Card:

There is a two month minimum on all ad buys. After that, your ad automatically renews monthly and we require a 30-day notice. Your credit card will be billed each month until you cancel automatic payments.

Secondary Pages $200/monthly
Primary Pages $300/monthly
Calendar or Seasonal Page $400/monthly
Home or Holiday Lights Page $500/monthly

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How You Pay for Your Ad:

All billing is set up on your credit card or PayPal when you place your order. It will automatically renew each month unless you cancel it. Your credit card will be billed each month until you cancel automatic payments. A 30-day notice is required to cancel. You do not need a PayPal account to purchase an ad with us.


What You Will Need for Your Ad:

  1. Your ad. Your ad must be sent to us ready to post. We provide "how to" instructions here. This is how we keep our ad costs so low. If you would like help in creating your ad, we can do this for you too by clicking here. If you commit to staying with us for 12 months, we'll create the ad for you at no cost.
  2. 50-word description. This is the information we will include in your listing. We will also include event descriptions when posting events to our calendar.
  3. Contact person and information. We will work with one person through this process, so be sure to have that person's email address and phone number readily available. Why? Remember the old adage "too many cooks spoil the broth"? We find that's true with posting an ad, too.
  4. Comments. Do you have additional info you want to include, such as "this event is reserved for folks 21 and older"? Please include it.

Other Things You Should Know:

  • We do sell the large ads at the top and right side of the site which appear on all pages--when they are available. Of course, they are the most desirable and therefore most costly of all the ads because every visitor to the site sees them. Inquire by sending an email here.
  • When you purchase an ad with us, you're purchasing the space; your ad does not rotate with other ads.
  • Unlike ads on an ad server, our ads are hosted on our site and are not blocked with ad blocking software.
  • You'll be agreeing to our Terms and Conditions when you purchase your ad. Every business has to have one.
  • We offer phone support (by appointment) for ad buys totaling $6,000 or more in a 12-month period. (That's $500/mo for 12 months.) If you would like personalized attention, we're happy to help through email. Just send us an email to sales@santaclaritaguide.com
  • We don't accept checks, just credit cards.
  • We post ads on the first of each month. The ad cut-off date is the 15th of the preceding month. (Special circumstances may be considered.)
  • Make certain you look at our other links on advertising. There's great info there if you're new to online advertising.



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Dave and Debbie Krubsack

From the Owners, Dave and Debbie Krubsack:


We're here to help you, not to sell you.

Sure, we depend upon advertisers like you to continue to provide this information to our viewers, but we're going to take the extra steps to be certain you'll get the best return for your ad buy.

As small business owners ourselves, we understand how precious advertising dollars are to a business, and we'll help you to target your audience.

That's why we don't require long-term contracts or binding agreements. Give us a try; you'll be glad you did!

Updated July 15, 2019
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