Advertising / Media Kit

We make a limited number of advertising opportunities available to individuals and companies that we believe are a good fit for my unique audience. Once you have viewed the information below please contact us to discuss what options are currently available.  We look forward to partnering with you!

Advertising Options/Rates

Location Size CPM
Position 1: Large Sidebar Ad 300 x 250 (Top Right) This ad is the largest available on the site. It is 300 x 250 pixels and appears in the right-hand sidebar, just below the search bar. You will need to supply the graphic and a link to a landing page on your site. The graphic file can be no larger than 40kb and may not include animation. $15/month
Position 2: Medium Sidebar Ad 300 x 125 (Top Right) This ad is 300 x 125 pixels and appears in the right-hand sidebar. You will need to supply the graphic and a link to a landing page on your site. The graphic file can be no larger than 35kb and may not include animation. $10/month
Position 3: Large Sidebar Ad 300 x 250 (Middle Right) This ad is exactly the same size as the Position 1 ad; it is just in a different position. $10/month
Position 4: Medium Sidebar Ad 300 x 125 (Middle Right) This ad is exactly the same size as the Position 2 ad; it is just in a different position. $5/month
Position 5: Sponsored Post We will write a 300–400 word post about your product or service and our experience with it. You can link to this post, excerpt it for your own marketing, or quote it on your own site. We will include links in the post to the appropriate landing page on your site. We will also Twitter the link to the post several times throughout the month (min 25 times). $50/post

The rates above are for single-month, single-location. There will never be more than three ads on the page at any given time. Rates are in U.S. dollars. If more information is required please feel free to contact.

For more information please email us.

Target Audience/Traffic

The target audience for TheCloseShave’s is men of all ages who are interested in grooming and style.  The main focus for TheCloseShave is classic wet shaving, however other areas are covered as well including grooming and style. Our monthly visitors are a highly targeted audience looking for advice, reviews, and information on shaving and grooming.

Demographics include:

  • Pageviews: approximately 14,000/month
  • Males 90%, females 10%

Predominant visitor countries:

    • USA: 56%
    • UK: 9%
    • Canada: 9%
    • Australia: 3%
    • Germany: 2%

Age distribution:

    • 25-34: 32%
    • 35-44: 23%
    • 45-54: 15%
    • 55-64: 10%
    • 65+: 5%