Advertising and Product Reviews

Promote Your Business with Marin Mommies!

Marin Mommies is an independent local online lifestyle magazine for  for parents and families in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area. Launched in 2007, we're a trusted resource and must-read for an average of 50,000 monthly visitors. We also have over 4,200 followers on Twitter and over 3,500 Facebook fans.

As a local business, we're committed to helping other local businesses reach out to our readers, many of whom strongly believe in spending their money locally!

We offer extremely affordable flat rates for advertising. Your ad will click straight through to your website, and we're happy to change out your ad at any time for special promotions or other purposes.

Contact us to get started.

Current advertising and promotion opportunities include:

  • Banner advertising: Advertise your business with a traditional banner advertisement.
  • E-newsletter sponsorship: Put your banner ad in our weekly e-newsletter.
  • Sponsored E-mail: Promote your business in a dedicated email to our opt-in subscribers and social media audiences.
  • Sponsored articlesHighlight your business or event in special sponsored editorial content. Includes one week on the high-exposure home page animated banner.
  • Product reviews: Have your product reviewed on Marin Mommies
  • Special section advertising: Target your audience by advertising in one of our special sections, including the Marin Birthday Party Guide, the Marin Preschool Guide, and the Marin Summer Camp Guide.

Banner Advertising

Banners rotate position and frequency on the Marin Mommies home page and all content pages, except special sections, like the Marin Summer Camp Guide, Marin Preschool Guide, the Birthday Party Guide. We offer special targeted advertising in these areas; contact us for more details. Ad rates and policies are subject to change without notice, and we reserve the right to decline advertising at our discretion.

We can use your web-ready artwork, or create a banner for you for free with the purchase of an ad. Free banner ad design includes two rounds of revisions; additional revisions cost $35 each.

Ad Specifications

We currently accept banners in JPEG, PNG, GIF, and animated GIF formats. Banner size samples are shown in the sidebars of this page.

  3 months 6 months 1 year
160 x 300 Half-banner $125.00 $185.00 $275.00
160 x 600 Skyscraper $195.00 $275.00 $395.00
160 x 160 Large Button $95.00 $150.00 $245.00
595 x 74 Horizontal Banner (page top premium) $350.00 n/a n/a
595 x 74 Horizontal Banner (page bottom) $165.00 $250.00 $345.00

E-newsletter Sponsorship

Sponsor our weekly e-newsletter, which goes out to our opt-in email list. E-newsletter sponsorships start at $100 per issue. Contact us for more information. E-newsletters can use the 160 x 600 Skyscraper and special 300 x 250 rectangle ad formats.

Sponsored E-Mail

Promote your business with a sponsored email to our thousands of opt-in subscribers. Sponsored emails include a banner graphic and editorial content. Sponsored e-mails will also be shared with our social media audiences on Twitter and Facebook. Starting at $135 per email, these are offered in limited numbers, so reserve your spot today by contacting us today.

Sponsored Articles

Highlight your business, event, or organization in our special sponsored editorial content. Sponsored articles include a photo and link back to your landing page, as well as one week of high-visibility exposure on the Marin Mommies home page animated banner. Sponsored articles will be promoted to the Marin Mommies social media audience on Twitter and Facebook, too. Sponsored article prices start at $150. Contact us for more information or to book a slot.

Product Reviews

Marin Mommies is PR-friendly and open to requests for product reviews. A review on Marin Mommies puts your product in front of tens of thousands of affluent households in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. To learn how to submit your product for review, contact us. (Submission of a product does not guarantee a review.)

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