Advertising With Blues Blast
Why advertise with us?
MAGAZINE ADVERTISING - Blues Blast Magazine is the
#1 internet Blues magazine! More than 22,000 Blues fans, artists,
societies, festival promoters, DJs, record companies and other Blues
industry people read Blues Blast magazine each week. Our Readers are
located in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries.
back issues of the magazine plus all CD and show reviews are posted
on our website. Weekly issues of the magazine are often posted on
other Blues blogs. So your ad continues to be viewed as folks read
about your blues event or CD in other publications and on our
FREE weekly magazine format provides better coverage than any of the
major Blues print publications because it gives you more ad
impressions faster than other media. You can get four issues in a
month versus other media which give you one issue a month or one
every other month.
magazines cost several time as much for a single ad. Often other
magazines claim thousands more subscribers but their total is over
the 2 month span of an issue. With Blues Blast Magazine you get
22,000 ad impressions EACH WEEK! (More than 190,000 ad impressions
over a two month print magazine issue span.)
BLUES BLAST WEBSITE
ADVERTISING - Ads on our website get can be seen by
more than 45,000 visitors each month. We get more than 2,000,000
(thatís 2 Million) hits a month. We are truly the most cost
effective way to get the Blues word out!
All ads on our website are
static ads so EVERY visitor sees
your ad, unlike other websites which rotate the ads.
Because of this, we have limited ad space so we sell advertising
space on a first come, first served basis.
2013 NORMAL AD RATES
Blues Blast Magazine Ads - $90 a week.
Website Ads - $100 per month.
MONTHLY COMBO PACKAGE - The Best Deal!
To really get the Blues word out we offer a combo rate of $350 for
an ad on our website for a month and 4 issues of the magazine. So
for less than the cost of an ad in your local metro newspaper, you
can get your ad in four issues of Blues Blast magazine and a month
on our popular Blues website for a total of more than 130,000 ad
impressions in one month!
Ads are 640 pixels wide and 480 pixels tall. Ads should be jpeg or
gif files in web resolution (72dpi). Animated graphics are NOT
allowed in Blues Blast magazine ads. Ad files must be under 100K in
size. Please specify the link you want the ad to go to when you send
the ads to us. To see samples of these ads see our current issue
On our website the ads are 160 pixels wide with a maximum of 180
pixels tall. Ads should be jpeg or gif files in web resolution
(72dpi). Animated gifs with four or less frames are allowed on
website ads. Ad file must be under 100K in size. Please specify the
link you want the ad to go to when you send the ads to us. To see
samples of these ads check out our homepage
Larger size ads may be available for an additional price.
also offer discounts for artists and labels who want to do longer ad
We normally publish on Thursday. We need payment and ad graphics not
later than the Friday before the week you want the ads to start.
All ads must be paid in advance. We prefer payment by check. Make
Checks payable to Blues Blast Magazine.
You can pay using a credit card anytime with our
PayPal link if
there are time constraints. NOTE: There is a $10 processing charge
per order if you pay electronically. This is a convenience charge to
cover our paypal and processing costs. The paypal link is on our
To reserve you ad now, send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org of call 309 267-4425