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    Media Kit Intro
    Secular Homeschool Demographic
    SecularHomeschool.com Audience
    SHS Demographic
    What we offer vendors
    How we can help you reach your audience
    Curriculum Directory Listing

    The SecularHomeschool.com Curriculum Directory is one of the most popular areas of our website, with visitors eager to find homeschool curriculum options that are free of religious bias and scientifically sound.

    Basic Listings are complimentary for all vendors (if approved) and include 20 words of text description as well as information about the style and grade level of  curriculum. No links in basic listings.
    COST: FREE
    NOTE: Basic Listings do not require an advertising order. To create your free listing, simply register as a vendor on SecularHomeschool.com and then go to our curriculum directory menu and click on "Add Listing"


    Featured Curriculum
Listing


    Featured Listings are highlighted at the top of the directory in each appropriate category and include a short preview description and an expanded description page with image, links, and customized description. Featured listings are good for one year.
    COST: $300

    Featured Monthly Giveaway

    Each month, the top content on our homepage is a featured giveaway from one of our participating vendors. These giveaways have long been the most successful promotion effort on the site, with thousands of potential customers viewing each month's giveaway post and the associated promotional posts on our various social channels.

    Want to get the word out about your product or service to as wide an audience as possible? Definitely reserve your featured month now!

    Featured Monthly Giveaways can include any text and images you want to include, and are designed to get viewers back to your website and social networks. Not only do we promote the giveaway on the forum, but multiple times through the month on our various social channels as well. We offer members a chance to earn additional entries by sharing the giveaway on their networks, too!
    COST: $600


    Home Page Banner Ad

    This above-the-fold placement includes six rotating spots available in six month or one-year increments.Traffic on our home page is currently averaging 100K views per month. You may reserve one or more placements in this rotation at the rates outlined below.
    COST: 6 months: $500 each      1 year: $850 each

    Click here to add a rotating banner ad to your advertising order

    Forum Homepage Leaderboard

    This below-the-fold placement on our forum sidebar includes six rotating spots available in six month or one year increments. This is the spot with the most site impressions overall since our forum area is our most highly trafficked area of the site. You may reserve one or more placements in this rotation at the rates outlined below.
    COST: 6 months: $500 each      1 year: $850 each

    Click here to add a rotating banner ad to your advertising order

    Forum Homepage Leaderboard

    An exciting new option in our advertising for 2016 is the ability to place leaderboard size ads (728 x 90 ppi) within each of our forum threads. With our forum being the center of activity on SecularHomeschool.com, this is a terrific way to make sure your product gets prime exposure. You may choose 1 or more rotation spots in this placement for either six months or one year.
    COST: 6 months: $350 each      1 year: $600 each

    Click here to add a rotating banner ad to your advertising order

    Forum Homepage Leaderboard

    Thanks to a huge growth in mobile traffic, we have completely updated the mobile version of the site, and have integrated mobile-specific rotating ad spots for those visiting us on phones or tablets. We now offer a mobile-only six-spot footer rotation which can be seen at the bottom of all mobile pages of the site. This spot is currently averaging 25K impressions per month, but we expect that to go up in 2016.
    COST: 6 months: $300 each      1 year: $525 each

    Click here to add a rotating banner ad to your advertising order

    Forum Homepage Leaderboard

    Also new for 2016, is the ability to integrate rotating ads right within our forum. We are offering a mobile-only spot within all threads of the forum viewed on mobile devices in either six month or one year increments. Impressions of these ads are currently averaging 25K per month, but we expect that number to go up as the year progresses.
    COST: 6 months: $250 each      1 year: $450 each

    Click here to add a rotating banner ad to your advertising order

    Article Submission

    Article Submissions to SecularHomeschool.com are featured on our home page for one week and then archived on our site indefinitely to aid with SEO. Each article submission is also promoted during it's featured week on all of our social channels, greatly increasing the reach of viewers. Images and video are welcome to be included in the article, and the site can accommodate some HTML design elements.
    COST: $200

    Click here to add an article submission to your advertising order

    Facebook Giveaway

    A 24-hour Facebook Giveaway offers you the opportunity to get your products and services in front of up to 18,000 eager secular homeschoolers on their favorite social platform! This is a timeline giveaway that is pinned to the top of our Facebook page for one full day, AND promoted on our site forum and other social networks as well. Text and image can be determined by the vendor, and any prizes requiring shipping are the vendor's responsibility.

    COST: $175 for first giveaway and $125 for each additional giveaway purchased

    Click here to add a Facebook giveaway to your advertising order

    Social Media Burst

    A Social Media Burst puts your message in front of our four primary social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ with a combined following of over 24,000. And because Facebook hosts our largest and most active social following, we ensure that you get the most bang for your buck by using part of your purchase price to boost your post there and extend the reach of your messaging.

    COST: $125 each and $100 for each additional social media burst purchased 

    Click here to add a social media burst to your advertising order

    Bundle and Save

    Mix and match any two or more promotional options from our Media Kit to receive a 20% discount on your order!

    Click here to create your package of promotional options

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    Guidelines for Ad Content

    SecularHomeschool.com's audience consists of parents and educators who seek information and educational products for their families. Therefore, we reserve the right to decline sponsorships that are not family friendly, do not follow a "best practices" approach and/or those that provide products or services we deem inappropriate for our audience.

    Payment Terms:

    A non-refundable 50% deposit is required to reserve all ad spots. In order for campaign launch to occur, invoice balance must be paid in full by the due date agreed upon in IO.

    Advertisers can pay by either Check or Credit Card Using Paypal's Secure Online System .

    Ad Delivery:

    Ad copy is due 7 days prior to the date of scheduled initiatives. Should ad copy not be received on time, SecularHomeschool.com reserves the right to reschedule initiatives it sees fit.

    Copyright Release:

    It is the responsibility of the advertiser to be sure their creative adheres to all laws pertaining to copyrights, patents, trademarks and other associated guidelines. SecularHomeschool.com cannot be held responsible for damages, costs (including without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs in the defense and disposition of such matters), expenses, liabilities, claims (collectively, "Costs") and causes of action brought on by the negligence or willful misconduct of the Advertiser or the Advertiser's employees, agents, and/or representatives.

    SecularHomeschool.com requires that advertisers indemnify us from liability related to any and all images and/or text submitted for display or in newsletters, whether the graphic is independently displayed or incorporated into a banner. If any copyright claims are made related to images and/or text submitted by an advertiser, the advertiser is responsible for settling the claims and any legal expenses related to them.

About us

SecularHomeschool.com was created to provide information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world. Secularhomeschool.com aims to be your one-stop shop for all things homeschool! We will be highlighting information about wonderful secular homeschool resources, and keeping you up to date with what is going on in the world of secular homeschooling. But that is only the beginning. SHS is your playground. A place to share the things that are important to you. A place to create and join groups that share your interests. A place to give and get advice. There are no limits to what you can do at Secular Homeschool, so join today and help build the community you have always wanted.

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