What Is Songstuff?

Songstuff is a songwriting and music resource for fans, musicians and other music professionals, offering creative, technical and business information, interviews, forums, artist spotlights, and artist adverts. Songstuff supports your songwriting and listening needs.

Why Advertise On Songstuff?

Songstuff has ranked either number 1 or 2 on Google for Song Writing Community and Song Writing Forum for more than 2 years. Songstuff has more than 12,500 members. This is currently growing 400 - 600 members per month, but the growth rate is increasing and we anticipate a massive boost over the next 6 months. Our aim is to grow the site membership to 50k within 12 months, 200k in 24 months. We are adding products and services that will continue the growth of membership, the include information products, training products, mentoring products, software products for desktop and mobile platforms, a professional Music PR service, publicity consultancy, song plugging service, song writing and recording service, Songstuff Publishing and Songstuff Records.

We are increasing our engagement with the established music industry and expanding our areas of operation at all levels amateur, semi-professional and professional covering a wide range of disciplines from writing a song, through arrangement, performance, recording and production, to music management, marketing, promotion, PR, distribution, plugging, publishing and record label activities. Our products and services target education, skills development, implementation support and automation, plus fulfilment.

Demographics

  • 72% Male, 28% Female
  • Approximately 52% over 24 Years old
  • 47% are based in the USA, 15% are based in the UK, 5% are based in Canada and 5% are based in Australia

Rates

Prices are in US $ payable by credit or debit card, or you can pay using PayPal. We can send you an invoice and instructions on how to make your payment. If you have a PayPal account, please provide the e-mail address associated with your Paypal account. Once payment is received we will put your advertisement in place during the next available slot.

We will want to review your intended advertisement before accepting payment.

Page Banners:
If you're want something unique, ask us about creating you a custom sponsorship package. For example, you can select from the options below will give your marketing message the maximum reach for your budget.We offer a range of discounts if you place an order of 3 months or longer.Our standard options are listed below.
Community Forums Below Top Menu, ALL Community Pages (forums.songstuff.com) (468 x 60) - less than 12k

Location: Your banner would be located just below the main menu at the top of the page (for ALL community pages - ie forums.songstuff.com) for the duration of your campaign with us. This DOES NOT include the same location on www.songstuff.com pages.

Note: This is a popular area of the site with more than 15,000 registered users. Estimated minimum of 100,000 pages!

Contact us for details.

* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs

$300 per month
Community Forums Sidebar Half Sky Scraper (160 x 300) - less than 12k

Location: Your banner would be located in the side bar on the right of the page (for community pages showing the sidebar) for the duration of your campaign with us.

Note: This is a popular area of the site with more than 15,000 registered users. 

Contact us for details.

* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs

$100 per month
Community Forums Banner Topic List Full Banner (468 x 60) - less than 12k

Location: After the first topic on the message boards topic listings pages. Your banner would be the ONLY ONE in that location for the duration of your campaign with us.

Note: This is a popular area of the site with more than 15,000 registered users. 

Contact us for details.

* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs

$100 per month
Community Forums Banner Post List Full Banner (468 x 60) - less than 12k

Location: After the first topic on the message boards after the first post on a post listing page. Your banner would be the ONLY ONE in that location for the duration of your campaign with us.

Note: This is a popular area of the site with more than 15,000 registered users. 

Contact us for details.

* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs

$100 per month
Section button (125 x 90 or 125 x 125 - less than 8k)Location: in the side-bar menu on every page of a specific menu section. (except the community forum pages)

Contact us for details. * also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs.

$33 per month
Main Page Wide Half Sky Scraper  (160 x 300): (only 1 available)* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs. $66 per month
Main Page Leader Board (720 x 90): (only 1 available)* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs. $100 per month
Main Page Full Banner (468 x 60): (only 1 available)* also includes a classified ad to be run in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs. $72 per month
Button or Square Button in "Featured Songwriter's Tool" or "Featured Reading Resource" section on index page: (125 x 90 or 125 x 125 - less than 8k)

Location: Your small banner or button would be featured in its own box around the middle of the index page along with text describing your service or product.* also includes a "classified ad" to be placed in the newsletter for however many months the campaign runs.

$40 per month
Main page button (125 x 90) $33 per month
Sponsor page listing ( text + link)

Location: One of a list of sponsors on the sponsor page. For more information, go here.

$8 per month
Songstuff Blog Skyscraper (160 x 600): A highly promoted set of pages.

Location: Your ad would be placed on all Songstuff official blogs (not on member blogs). Your banner would be the ONLY ONE in that location for the duration of your campaign with us.

$200 per month
Upper page Leader Board (728 x 90) on any one of the following pages (1 available per page):

Most Popular Pages

  • Area Hub pages
  • Music and Music Industry Glossary (all 26 pages)
  • The Songstuff Book Store
  • Classified pages
  • Chat Page
  • The Artist Spotlights
$200/month/page
Upper page Full Banner (468 x 60) on any one of the following pages (1 available per page):

Most Popular Pages

  • Area Hub pages
  • Music and Music Industry Glossary (all 26 pages)
  • The Songstuff Book Store
  • Classified pages
  • Chat Page
  • The Artist Spotlights
$120/month/page
Upper page Full Banner (468 x 60) on any one of the following pages (1 available per page):

Other Popular Pages

  • Reference Guide For Professional Songwriters
  • Article Hub page
  • Individual Article page
  • Interviews page
  • Market Information page (includes the top banner on the page & the top listing in the regular results for the duration of your campaign.)
$80/month/page
An 80 x 80 or 120 x 60 button in the right-hand sidebar of any of the above pages in the "Most Popular Pages" section. $65/month/page
Top of page content, center banner (468 x 60), below header and page title, on any remaining pages (1 available per page). $40/month/page
An 80 x 80 or 120 x 60 button in the right-hand sidebar of the remaining pages $20/month
Newsletter Sponsorships:
1 sponsorship ad at the top of the newsletter above the lead editorial.Graphic width 270px x height 225px with up to 10 lines of text (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link),or

it can be width 728px x height 225px with 1 line of text below (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link).

The graphic should be either jpg or png.

$200/month
1 sponsorship ad at the top of the newsletter below the lead editorial.Graphic width 180px x height 150px with up to 10 lines of text (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link),or

it can be width 728px x height 150px with 1 line of text below (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link).

The graphic should be either jpg or png.

$135/month
1 sponsorship ad, the third in the newsletter.Graphic width 180px x height 150px with up to 10 lines of text (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link),or

it can be width 728px x height 150px with 1 line of text below (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link).

The graphic should be either jpg or png.

$80/month
1 sponsorship ad, the fourth ad or lower in the newsletter.Graphic width 180px x height 150px with up to 10 lines of text (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link),or

it can be width 728px x height 150px with 1 line of text below (including a click-able link - same as the click-able graphic link).

The graphic should be either jpg or png.

$60/month
Newsletter Classifieds:
Located at the bottom of the newsletter - 15 - 50 words. $30 per ad/month
Community Classifieds:
Classified Advertisement within Songstuff Community advertisement board. (Keep an eye out for a new classified section coming soon!) $5  per ad/month
Featured Artists:
The Featured Artists area is a new promotion area on Songstuff. Put your music in front of an interested audience plus boost your website's search engine position, (our featured artist pages are a massive "vote" for your site!). Each Featured Artist includes a 125 x 125 pixel graphic, and up to 80 words of text, plus a link to your website. Your Featured Artist listing is also mentioned in The Songstuff Community newsletter during the month that it is first added.

Location: Genre Specific Featured Artist Pages. Featured Artist listings are placed below pinned list entries. Order of listing is: Oldest order at the top, most recent order placed at the bottom.Other Options: Pinned Featured Artist.

More information can be found here: http://products.songstuff.com/featured-artist-info/

$30 for 6 months or $45 for 1 year
Pinned Featured Artists have all the features of the Featured Artist, with the exception that for the duration of your campaign your listing will be pinned to the top of the Featured Artist listings Only 1 active per genre.

Location: 1 Featured Artist on the main page of Songstuff + included in the Featured Artist Hub Page. Order of pinned list is: Oldest order at the top, most recent order placed at the bottom. The pinned list is placed above other Featured Artists.

More information can be found here: http://products.songstuff.com/featured-artist-info/

$50 for 6 months or $75 for 1 year

Advertising Policies

  • Campaigns are purchased for a minimum of 1 month.
  • We ONLY place music related advertisements or for products and services that relate to the needs of songwriters, musicians, or other individuals involved in the music business.
  • We reserve the right to refuse any advertising campaign.
  • Standard full banner file size should be less than 12k in size and not animated. Half Banners and Buttons should be less than 10k. Banners and buttons are to be one file.
  • Advertisements are placed within the site or newsletter after payment is made. All payments must be made in US dollars.
  • Songstuff reserves the right to change pricing with 14 days (two weeks) notice to current advertisers.
  • Advertising is fulfilled on a first come, first serve basis. Where an advertisement is to be placed on a list, first orders received are placed at the top with later orders being added at the bottom.

These rates and policies are a guide. If you have a particular proposal in mind we will.

Example Banner Sizes
half banner 234 x 60

Half Size Banner

banner 468 x 60

Full Size Banner

button 125 x 90

Button

square button 125 x 125

Square Button

rectangle 180 x 150

Rectangle

Wide Half-Skyscraper 160 x 300

Wide Half-SkyScraper

wide skyscraper 160 x 600

Wide Skyscraper

Leader Board

Leader Board

Contact Us About Advertising

Comments or questions are welcome.

Postal Address

Songstuff
207 Brenfield Road
Muirend
Glasgow
G44 3PE
Telephone: +44 141 570 8503

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