Advertising & Content Sponsorships

Golf in Northern Ohio

“Advertising with NorthernOhio.Golf turned one of the biggest ROIs for us in 2019. We actually had golfers print out the article and present it in store, looking for the product they read about! Allen provided us with helpful insight into his audience that allowed us to best connect with his readers and followers. We will be renewing in 2020!”
– Zach Clark, Marketing Team Leader, Mustard Seed Market and HempLuxe

 
Northern Ohio Golf offers companies three ways to advertise annually to Greater Cleveland golfers: DISPLAY ADVERTISING packages; BRANDED CONTENT advertorials; and fully CUSTOM ADVERTISING programs:

DISPLAY ADVERTISING

MASTHEAD ADVERTISER:  $9,995 per season

Open to just one company or sponsor per season, this advertiser’s message will appear above all content and all other advertisers, in the most primary positions available:
– one (1) full width display advertisement posted above the masthead on the home page;
– one (1) full width display advertisement posted above the content of each story published in 2021;
– one (1) full width display advertisement at the top of each email newsletter sent weekly during the primary golf season and monthly during the off-season;
– and of exponential promotional value, Masthead Advertiser is the sole company promoted within a brand-new weekly video/audio syndication series distributing golf content across Northern Ohio to all regional print, online, radio and television outlets.

The Masthead Advertiser package also includes:
– one (1) welcome editorial acknowledging the sponsor relationship;
– two (2) feature stories about your company/products posted on the dates you select any time during the season;
– prominent name and logo recognition in every promotion undertaken by Northern Ohio Golf;
– full analytics reports available at year-end to determine sponsorship ROI.

LIMITED TO ONE (1) MASTHEAD ADVERTISER PER SEASON, running annually starting March 1.

PRIMARY ADVERTISER:  $1,995 per season

This is our premium advertising package, establishing a clear association between the advertiser and website:
– one (1) 1080x300px home page ad updated as desired, rotated in position;
– one (1) 700x195px footer ad on every Post throughout the website;
– one (1) 700x195px in-content ad in every Email Newsletter sent weekly during the season, monthly in the off-season;
– one (1) welcome editorial acknowledging the sponsor relationship;
– one (1) feature story about your company/products posted on a date you select any time during the season;
– prominent name and logo recognition in every promotion undertaken by Northern Ohio Golf;
– full analytics reports available at year-end to determine sponsorship ROI.

LIMITED TO SIX (6) PRIMARY ADVERTISERS PER SEASON, running annually starting March 1.

TOURNAMENT CALENDAR ADVERTISER:  $1,495 per season

Our Tournament Calendar page generates the second-highest traffic. A Calendar advertiser appears on three pages:
– one (1) 1080x300px Tournament Calendar page ad updated as desired, rotated in position;
– one (1) 1080x300px Charity Calendar page ad updated as desired, rotated in position;
– one (1) 1080x300px Junior Calendar page ad updated as desired, rotated in position;
– one (1) welcome editorial acknowledging the sponsor relationship;
– one (1) 700x195px in-content ad in the Email Newsletter sent weekly during the season, monthly in the off-season;
– prominent name and logo recognition in every promotion undertaken by Northern Ohio Golf;
– full analytics reports available at year-end to determine sponsorship ROI.

LIMITED TO TWO (2) TWO TOURNAMENT CALENDAR ADVERTISERS PER SEASON, running annually starting March 1.

SUPPORTING ADVERTISER:  $495 per season

Show your support for the game of golf across Northern Ohio while gaining significant brand exposure:
– one (1) 300x120px ad on the Home Page, linked to your website;
– one (1) 300x120px footer ad on all Posts, linked to your website;
– one (1) 300x120px footer ad in the Email Newsletter sent weekly during the season, monthly in the off-season;
– one (1) welcome editorial acknowledging the sponsor relationship;
– clear name and logo recognition in every promotion undertaken by Northern Ohio Golf;
– full analytics reports available at year-end to determine sponsorship ROI.

LIMITED TO NINE (9) CORPORATE ADVERTISERS PER SEASON, running annually starting March 1.

BRANDED CONTENT POSTS

LONG-FORM ADVERTORIAL WITH SOCIAL MEDIA + EMAIL NEWSLETTER PROMOTIONS:  $395 / story

Reach 205,000+ Northern Ohio golfers through engaging editorial! Branded Content is a feature story posted to the top of the homepage on the date you pick. You provide us either with a fully-written story or with the topic framework and some quotes, then we produce the narrative in our editorial voice. We layout the story with photos you provide, add your logo, and create several outbound links to your website. Once published, we promote/link to the story from our popular social media accounts and reference the story in our weekly email newsletter. A great way to provide detailed information about a product or company directly to hundreds of thousands of Greater Cleveland golfers! STORY EXAMPLE >

CUSTOM ADVERTISING PACKAGES:

Have an advertising idea that is different from the options outlined above? Let’s talk. We’d love to create the exact promotional package you want at the budget you need for your company or products…

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Annual advertisement and sponsor packages run from March 1 to February 28. Prime traffic numbers match the months of the golf season (Apr 15 through Sep 15). Pro-rated annual ad rates are available on July 1st (30% off) and Oct 1st (60% off).

All ad materials must be supplied by the Sponsor per the specs provided. If the Sponsor does not have any content for existing ads, Cleveland Creative Inc. (the parent company of Northern Ohio Golf) can create ads for the Sponsor for a reasonable additional fee based on the complexity of the ad development requested.

 
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Allen FreemanTo discuss NorthernOhio.Golf advertising:

Allen Freeman

golf@northernohio.golf
216-577-8756

 
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