Advertising with SpeedGuide.net
SpeedGuide.net attracts technically advanced audience, interested in optimizing computers and tuning the software for achieving the best performance and stability. Our main focus is Broadband Internet connection optimization, and the Windows platform. Both novice and advanced users can benefit from the large database of information on these pages.
Currently we serve over 6 Million pages monthly to about 1 Million unique users, and the site is growing daily, both in content and audience. SpeedGuide.net was found in 1999, it has been recognized by numerous online and printed news sources, such as Business Week, The Washington Post, Maximum PC, PC Magazine, ZDTV/TechTV, etc. SpeedGuide.net presents an unique opportunity for you to reach a technically aware audience at a competitive price.
Advantages of advertising with us
We currently accept ads with the following dimentions: 728x90, 300x250, 160x600, 120x600, as well as, buttons (125x125, 120x60), and sponsored text links.
We have the ability for sophisticated combined targeting options throughout the site for a well optimized targeted campaign (custom targeting might involve additional cost). Some of the available options include geo-targeting, keyword/browser/OS targeting, frequency delivery limitations, time of day/day of week, etc. We would be happy to work with you and tailor a campaign to your company's specific needs.
All targeted advertising on the site is CPM based ( cost per 1000 ad views) with the exception of sponsored text links. All campaigns under 500,000 ads are considered trial and payment is due in advance for first-time customers. To setup a trial campaign, for details. Generally, we need a signed IO, payment for trial campaigns, and ad codes. Our current rates are as follows:
Sponsored Text Links
As an alternative to banner advertising, we offer sponsored text links on our main page (Google Page Rank of 5) at a low fixed montly rate, currently $150/month (we also offer some discount for prepaid 6 month and full year links, please email us if interested). Availability for this type of text links is limited, and we reserve the right to reject links to sites we deem inapropriate/unrelated. This type of advertising provides great exposure, as well as low cost opportunity for SEO optimization.
For any advertising inquiries, please contact us at the email/snail mail addresses below, we would
be happy to answer any questions and address any concerns you might have.
Advertising Partner Networks
Insertion Order / Invoicing
Once we've agreed on terms and you're ready to place an order, please fill and sign an Insertion Order (also available for downnload in MS Word format: Insertion Order) form and email/fax it to us. We can also accept other Insetion Order forms, as long as they're signed by a proprietor, a general partner or an officer of the company with authority to enter into contractual agreements
Once we receive the IO and creatives/links (as well as payment for test campaigns and new customers), campaigns can be live within 24/48 hours.
We accept wire/electronic transfers and checks as payment for advertising. For your convenience, Credit-Card/Paypal payments are accepted for test campaigns and small amounts (up to ~$1000 USD).
Advertising Terms and Conditions
We may at any time revise our advertising policies without notice. SpeedGuide.net reserves the right to refuse any advertisement request. Adult, gambling and any advertising found offensive at our sole discretion will not be allowed on the site. All Advertising shall also be subject to the SpeedGuide.net Standard Advertising Terms and Conditions, incorporated herein by reference and can be found here.
Please contact us with any co-marketing ideas, or if you have an established Hardware or Network related site and you'd like to share links with SpeedGuide.net