One of the Largest Digital Distribution networks in the blues! With an average of more than 400,000 yearly visitors to the website, over 55,000 fans on Facebook, and an e-mail list that reaches over 50,000 opt in subscribers online. Blues-E-News boasts one of the largest organic VERIFIED digital network in the blues industry, and has continued to be one of the fastest growing in blues music and most innovative, taking the blues to new levels and firsts!
The first in blues to offer a flash magazine
The first in blues to embed interactive content, links and videos.
The first to offer its online true magazine with original content online for free!
The first to offer the nicest blues publication in quality in print with a beautiful classy PRINTED magazine.
The first (in the world, not just blues) to use QR codes for interactive content in our PRINTED magazine, creating a virtual reality of interactive content that plays on your mobile device when scanned!
The first blues publication to be on mobile devices
The first blues publication to develop an app for mobile devices! not just an app to read our magazine, but to listen to Blues radio shows from around the globe! FREE… Givers Gain!
Additionally, Blues-E-News.com is one of the most high-traffic blues websites on the planet and growing.
Blues-E-News Digital content continues to increase with a growing online editorial staff, articles and interviews with high-profile blues and music artists and figures, and exclusive, reliable digital daily and weekly features, including breaking news, reviews, lists, and access to the latest in blues, news, culture, reviews, and in-depth articles.
Blues-E-News has the digital ears and eyes of the blues fan and is now reaching paid, receptive roots and blues audiences in their homes.
Header Leaderboard Advertisement
The most prominent ad position, above the fold in website header $225
“Sponsored” Right Side Ad (Rotating)
Large real estate space! A standard rotation with no more than three advertisements. Ads will randomly rotate with every page view or refresh. 280×280 468×60 $195
The most prominent ad position, above the fold in website header. Huge promotional click-through benefit. $850 (or $312 weekly) 1280×500+
Advertisement Spans below every article on website. A more cost-effective yet steadily-trafficked option than the Header position. 468×60 $175
Printed Magazine Circulation is growing! Due to increasing demand, our magazine expanded to an innovative and exciting quarterly print format in, giving advertisers the opportunity to reach their ideal market at exactly the time they need. Con-tact us to find out why we’re different! Perfect Demographics! BEN has a broad and diverse set of excited and enthusiastic visitors who invest in their music passions.
** 88% of our readers attend music events at least once monthly 56% Have a yearly household income of over $50,000, 66% Purchase an album at least once monthly (statistically) 60% Attended college 60% Online traffic referred by other music related websites, giving reassurance of quality & originality. “The best place to spend an advertising dollar in the blues” **SOURCES: Google Analytics, Publisher’s Polls, Facebook Analytics
Inside Front Cover $2095
Inside Back Cover $2095
Outside Back Cover $2295
Full Page $1485
2/3 Page $1250
1/2 Page $948
1/4 Page $548
Print Dimensions Full Page 7.5 x 10
Full Page bleed 8.125 x 10.875
2/3 page vertical 4.875 x 10
1/2 page vertical 3.625 x 10
1/3 page vertical 2.315 x 10
1/3 page horizontal 7.5 x 3.315
1/4 page vertical 3.625 x 4.875
Jpeg, eps, tiff, PDF or InDesign & Illustrator (up to CS5) accepted Rasterize/embed fonts Flattened & CMYK (containing no RGB elements) 300 dpi Resolution .25 Bleed Print Specifications Discounts are available for non-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations!
2015 Print Advertising Rates
Social Media Amplification
Fantastic way to quickly boost fans and exposure on social media pages, which can have a long-term effectiveness that pays for itself through retained fans. Starting at $150