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WHY ADVERTISE ON THE SPORTS ARCHIVES, THE SPORTS BLOGS, AND THE SPORTS ARCHIVES BLOG?

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The Sports Archives is a unique and searchable sports portal website devoted to distribution of sports media including sports archives, blogs, photos, video, audio, quotes, statistics and merchandise, including collectibles and memorabilia, based on a diverse array of sports categories.

The Sports Blogs allows you to search a nework of sports blogs and return sports articles, sports news, sports content and sports media from a community of sports blog subscribers. You can choose from a variety of sports articles served up for your reading pleasure.

  • We offer our advertisers impromptu sales of their merchandise by sending our visitors directly to point of sale on our advertiser websites.

  • We are currently highly ranked in the search engines with traffic increasing every day. We are on first page of Google search results for 'Sports Archives'.

  • Our visitors average 7 to 8 page views per visit and spend an average of 5+ minutes on site per session. Source: Alexa.

  • Our database has over 200,000 pages of indexed sports content and is growing in volumes everyday.

  • We are the pioneer of sports media search websites and our attractive advertising rates will provide maximum internet exposure for your business.

  • We help boost our advertiser’s SEO rankings when the major search engines index the hundred’s of thousands of pages in the Sports Archives database with your merchant listing link.

  • We offer multiple and competitively priced advertising models that are sure to benefit your business without exhausting your budget.

You may choose from 2 distinct marketing models to promote your business on our website. The first is a Merchant Listing with your logo and a link to your website. The second is an opportunity for you to place a Direct Advertisement on our website. The specific information regarding each model is located below.

Please note that your Merchant Listing and/or Direct Advertisment are displayed on both The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs websites at no additional charge.

Please feel free to either submit contact form, email us at contact@thesportsarchives.com. or call 203-405-3535 if you have any questions or wish to participate in any of our advertising programs.



DIRECT ADVERTISEMENTS ON THE SPORTS ARCHIVES AND THE SPORTS BLOGS


Direct Advertisements are geared towards businesses that wish to have broader branding exposure via traditional advertisements. For Direct Advertisements, you have the opportunity to provide all the advertisement copy together with your logo. Your ad will rotate through all Sports Archives and Sports Blogs pages.

Rates:

Submit contact form, call 203-405-3535 or send email to contact@thesportsarchives.com. for rate per month (rates subject to change).

  • 20% discount applied to total for more than 1 advertisement.


  • Pre-pay for a 6 month contract and receive 1 additional month free.


  • Pre-pay for a 12 month contract and receive 3 additional months free.


  • Rates include advertisement on both The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs websites. There are no additional fees.




MERCHANT LISTINGS ON THE SPORTS ARCHIVES AND THE SPORTS BLOGS


The Merchant Listing is geared to businesses that sell sports-related merchandise. The listing appears on The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs as a link usually with your logo, a short description of your business and/or your tag line as shown in the following screen shot:

Example of Merchant Listing


All Sports Archives pages, other than the Home page, are categorized by one of 14 sports categories illustrated by drop-down in The Sports Archives search window.



Your merchant listing is featured in your choice of one, many or all of the 14 following sports categories:

BaseballCollege FootballHorse RacingTennis
BasketballFootballMotor SportsOther
BoxingGolfOlympics
College BasketballHockeySoccer

You may opt to select one; many or all categories and your pricing will vary depending on the number of categories you select. Please note that there are no sports categories on The Sports Blogs and your merchant listing will be rotated through every Sports Blogs page.

In addition, we offer multiple benefits that can be included in the link of your merchant listing so that customers can be directed automatically to the product they desire on your website. This is explained in more detail below features.

Features:

  1. Each Sports Archives and Sports Blogs page lists up to 3 merchants within the Merchandise window.


  2. All merchant listings are included and automatically rotated through on Sports Archives and Sports Blogs Home Page using round-robin method based on last time viewed. All participating merchant listings for a selected sports category are rotated using same method.


  3. Merchants can select to advertise for all sports categories, one category, or multiple categories (e.g. Baseball; Baseball and Football; etc.).


  4. Merchant Listings are rotated through all Sports Blogs pages at no additional charge.


  5. No matter which package you select and how many categories you choose, you are always rotated thru The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs home pages at no additional cost to you.


  6. Clicking ‘List All Merchants>’ link located on lower left in Merchandise window on Home page will list all Merchant listings who have selected to advertise for all sports categories; clicking ‘List All Merchants>' from Merchandise window on a Sports category page will list all participating merchants who have selected to advertise for category searched (eg. Golf); pagination is featured.


  7. For merchant listings with their own searchable websites, The Sports Archives will attempt to append any search keywords and/or category selected to the merchants search URL so a user can go directly to the merchant’s page on the merchant’s site for the desired merchandise by simply clicking the link in the merchant listing. If there is no search criteria (for example, on the Sports Archives and Sports Blogs Home Page landing); the word ‘sports’ is substituted in the merchant’s search URL.

    Example of Merchant with Searchable Website Clicked from The Sports Archives or The Sports Blogs Home Page.


  8. Merchant Listings also display on The Sports Archives Facebook Application (Facebook account is required for viewing).


When Merchant Listings display on our Sports Archives or Sports Blogs Home Page:

When Merchant Listings display on our Sports Archives Category Pages:

When Merchant Listings do not have searchable websites or search facility is not desired:

  • If your website does not have a search window or carry-over of search terms to your site is not required or desired, then your merchant link will go to the specific URL that you provide to us.


Merchants can list specific products on The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs.

  • Merchant listings can also be used like classified advertisements with a direct link to your website page listing your product such as the following screen shot:

    Example of Merchant Listing of Product in Merchandise Window


Rate Packages (rates subject to change)

Submit contact form, call 203-405-3535 or send email to contact@thesportsarchives.com. for rate per month (rates subject to change).

  1. Basic Package

    • Home Page + 1 Sports Category - $ Contact us / Month


    • Each Additional Sports Category - $ Contact us / Month


  2. Premiere Package

    • Home Page + All Categories - $ Contact us / Month


20% discount applied to total for more than 1 merchant listing or in combination with direct advertisement.

Rates include Merchant Listing on both The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs websites.

Pre-pay for a 6 month contract and receive 1 additional month free.
Pre-pay for a 12 month contract and receive 3 additional months free.



LISTING YOUR BLOG ON THE SPORTS ARCHIVES AND THE SPORTS BLOGS


Your blog will be listed and available for search from The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs websites either as a listing in The Champions Blog window or in Your Own Blog Window on The Sports Blogs website.

Your blog in The Champions Blog:

  1. We will rotate your blog through ‘The Champions Blog’ window which is included on all Sports Archives and Sports Blogs pages.


  2. Example of ‘The Champions Blog’ from The Sports Blogs website.

  3. We will return your most recent blogs that match the search criteria entered in The Sports Archives or The Sports Blogs search window. If there is no match, then your blog name and logo is returned and clickable to your blog Home page.


  4. We will return your most recent blogs in the case when there is no search criteria entered in The Sports Archives or The Sports Blogs search window.


  5. There will be at least 3 or more Blog articles returned in The Champions Blog’ window on every page and potentially many more when the ‘List The Champions Blog’ or ‘Browse The Champions Blog’ is clicked.


  6. All clicks on a Champions Blog article will redirect the reader directly to the Blog article's link opened in a new window.


  7. The Champions Blog displays on and is available for search from The Sports Archives, The Sports Blogs and also on The Sports Archives Facebook Application (Facebook account is required).


LISTING YOUR BLOG EXCLUSIVELY IN YOUR OWN WINDOW ON THE SPORTS BLOGS


Your blog will be listed exclusively on The Sports Blogs website in your own window and available for search from The Sports Archives and The Sports Blogs websites.

Your own blog window on The Sports Blogs:

  1. Your blog name will be featured in large lettering as the Header of your blog window.


  2. We will return your most recent blogs that match the search criteria entered in The Sports Archives or The Sports Blogs search window. If there is no match, then your blog name and logo is returned and clickable to your blog Home page.


  3. Example of ‘Your Own Blog Window’ from The Sports Blogs website.

  4. We will return your most recent blogs in the case when there is no search criteria entered in The Sports Archives or The Sports Blogs search window.


  5. There will be at least 1 or more Blog articles returned in Your Blog Window on every page and potentially many more when the ‘List [Your Blog Name]’ or ‘Browse [Your Blog Name]' is clicked.


  6. All clicks in Your Blog Window will redirect the reader directly to your Blog article's link opened in a new window.


  7. Your Blog in Your Own Blog Window displays on The Sports Blogs and is available for search from The Sports Archives, The Sports Blogs and also from The Sports Archives Facebook Application (Facebook account is required).


Rates:

Submit contact form, call 203-405-3535 or send email to contact@thesportsarchives.com. for rate per month (rates subject to change).



DIRECT ADVERTISEMENTS ON THE SPORTS ARCHIVES BLOG


The Sports Archives Blog contains mainly sports articles, information and opinions from our readers.

Rates:

Submit contact form, call 203-405-3535 or send email to contact@thesportsarchives.com. for rate per month (rates subject to change).

Summary of Terms of Service:

  1. Please review our Terms of Service on our website.

  2. Merchant listings or advertisements are effective within one day of receipt of payment via paypal.

  3. Merchants can terminate their packages at any time by e-mail notification to contact@thesportsarchives.com. Terminations will be effective for the month commencing after the date that the termination notification is received.