advertising is probably the most effective means of advertising online
today. Large, visible ads catch the viewers attention and effectively
increase your marketing results.
By placing an advertising banner on GUITARFOUNDATION.ORG you are encouraging visitors to your site in a cost-effective way. You are also getting name recognition alongside GFA. You may then provide information and services to visitors. GFA
offers rotating ad banners throughout this website, delivering
advertising to a high valued, highly targeted guitar related audience.
Our new system displays ads with near equal frequency. A
click on your banner provides our viewers with a direct link to your
products and services, or company web-site, while also providing brand
or service name attention.How to add a banner
If you are interested in placing your ad banner on the GFA site please read this page and complete the form on the banner submission page. Be sure you have a banner ready to submit at the time you fill
out the form. You will then be added to the rotation as soon as your
banner is approved. Please allow up to 1 week after submittal for approval before contacting GFA.
After your banner has
been approved, you will receive an email requesting payment. You may
then choose to pay online via Credit Card or with a check by mail. For payment by mail, please make check or money order payable to GFA and send to:
Guitar Foundation of AmericaP.O. Box 171269Austin, TX 78717USAWhen we receive your payment we will send you an email receipt for your records.
Guitar Foundation of America's web site averages from
200,000 - 270,000 page hits per month (8,000 unique visitors). These
figures increase in June and July because of our annual convention. Payment, Billing and Pricing
Banner advertising costs $50 per month, 3 month minimum, for your banner to appear in rotation on all pages of the GFA site. All ad banners will appear equally in rotation.
Your payment for the month must be received during the month of
banner viewing. If your banner is added on the 1st your payment must be
received by the 30th or your banner may be removed from rotation. All
ads are renewable in 3, 6, or 12 month increments.
If at any point you would like your banner removed you MUST send us an email stating that you no longer wish to have your banner appear on the GFA web site. Banner Specifications
To maintain a consistent site design and encourage fast page loads,
we require all banner ads meet the following specifications:
Payment must be received before your ad will be included
in the website's banner ad rotation. Thank you.
- Banners must be .gif or .jpg files.
- File sizes must be kept below 20k.
- Banner size must be 220 (w) x 110 (h) pixels.
GFA reserves the right to make necessary rate adjustments in its advertising schedule.
- GFA reserves the right to reject advertisements considered unacceptable as to wording, appearance, or for any other reason.
- All rate changes will apply to the month following the rate adjustments.
GFA reserves the right to refuse any Banner Ad request, or
to cancel the Banner Ad that does not fulfill the obligations set in the
contract. GFA does not accept Banner Ad requests from organizations selling products or services related to pornography or that is obscene. Acceptance of Advertising Policy
- All rate changes will not apply to pre-paid ads (pre-payment is limited to a maximum of two (2) months in advance).
Advertising is accepted and published entirely on the consideration that the advertiser and/or agency will indemnify and save GFA harmless from and against any claims or suits based upon any aspect of subject matter of the advertisement. GFA reserves the right to reject advertisements considered unacceptable as to wording, appearance, or for any other reason.