Advertising on The Bay Bridged
The Bay Bridged relies on advertising to support audio equipment upgrades, web hosting and development, promotional endeavors, and other vital components of our effort to bring visitors the best of the San Francisco Bay Area independent music scene.
Our advertising is available at highly competitive rates. Our readership is active, creative, tech-savvy, and passionate about discovering and supporting the best new music and we encourage you to consider the impact of letting them know that you support The Bay Bridged.
Contact us at advertising[at]thebaybridged.com for all pricing and payment plans.
***We offer discounted rates for Bay Area artists and companies!***
We have multiple types and formats of ads available for purchase, including:
1. Banner Ads
Banner ads are the perfect way to reach the thousands of people from the Bay Area and beyond who visit the site every month. We are offering placement in the following formats:
Top Banner: 728 x 90px – IAB Leaderboard
Banner Placement is above the main site right on top of the main banner – seen on all pages. There is a max of 5 banners/month in this section.
Sidebar Advertisement: 160 x 600px – IAB Wide Skyscraper
We have 2 Sidebar ads on the right hand side of the homepage only. There is a max of 5 ads/month/space in this section.
Box Advertisement: 300 x 250px – IAB Medium Rectangle
Box Placement is on all individual blog post pages on the top right hand side of the page.
2. Audio Ads
Thousands listen to a Bay Bridged podcast episode every week. We are now offering opportunities for advertisers to place multiple 15-second advertisements in episodes of our podcast. We can accept audio clips produced by the advertiser and can also read advertiser-developed copy during our program.
We accept audio advertising for two series of episodes that each air once a month. In our Monthly Mix series, we spotlight the best in new and up-and-coming Bay Area artists. In our Live This Month series, we focus on our picks for the best live concerts coming to the Bay Area featuring music from both local and out of town bands.