Advertising with us

For many users, including real estate and job ad posters, our regular paid classifieds listing is sufficient. However, if you want to bring your business, product or service into prominent display to our 10000+ registered members we have just the right solutions for you. Take a look at our advertisement sections on the home page. It is divided into four sections: Header ad, Slide show box ad, Mid-page widget ad, and Article placement.

ExpatsInItaly screen advertisement sections

If you would like to advertise your business or service, these are the current rates for a 6-month and 12-month commitment.

1. Header ad section
Prominently located between Expats In Italy web site logo and its beautiful photographic design elements, this is one of the most eye-catching spots on the web site. Due to consideration for the overall design asthetics, we can only offer a very limited space. All designs must be approved and fit in with the overall web site design.

Block size Price (USD) per month
6-month
12-month
1/8 Block 150 x 50 pixels 20 15
1/4 Block 150 x 100 pixels 38 28
1/2 Block 150 x 200 pixels 70 60
Full Block 300 x 200 pixels 150 135

2. Front page slide show box - the most prominent display ad space we offer, placed in the area with maximum visual attention for most visitors. This rotational display gives your business enough space to show both graphic and text and can link directly to your web page. The ads are randomized in order of appearance so every time a visitor loads the web page the order will be different (there are total of 12 randomized ads, and each has 1/4 (25%) chance to be displayed as top three and 1/12 (8.33%) chance to be the first one. However, we offer an option to make your ad top three placement in fixed position.

To get the guaranteed top three placement, you must submit your bid during the opening period. Two weeks prior to the expiration of the previous top three placement holder's contract, the spot will open up for bidding. No one, including the current place holder is guaranteed a spot unless their bid is the highest for its categroy. If you are the only bid at the end of the bidding period, you will be given that spot at the starting bid price.

For example, if there are three bids for the 3rd place placement, one for the starting price $80, the second $95, the third $100. The highest bidder will win the spot. If there are two bidders who have the same bid, then the starting bid shall increase by $2.50, until one bidder will offer a higher price than the others. In the rare event of continued parity (all bidders submitted the same amount, even after several automatic increase across the board), the first bidder will win the spot after the fourth increase.

Appearance placement order Price (USD) per month
6-month
12-month
Randomized 30 (fixed) 25
Guaranteed 3rd place 80 (starting bid) 75
Guaranteed 2nd place 100 (starting bid) 90
Guaranteed 1st place 120 (starting bid) 110

3. Mid-page widget ad - Located in the center of the page, currently it is used to display currency exchange rates of popular currencies. However, we can accomodate up to two more (2) rotational advertisements. See above section for the bidding process.

Appearance placement order Price (USD) per month
6-month
12-month
1st place 80 (starting bid) 75
2nd place 70 (starting bid) 65

4. Article placement - This is a very limited section, to ensure quality content, we only place genuinely useful articles about living in Italy in this section of the home page. We can accept only one (1) article that promotes a product or service per month. Request for the current month must be made by the 7th of that month. Your article must contain useful information, and the product or service you offer must be legal and solves a specific problem. All submissions are subject to editorial standard and approval, no payment will be accepted until it is approved. Articles are approved and published on a first-come, first-serve basis. Maximum length: 2000 words.

Article options Price (USD) per month
1-month
3-month
Aricle + one image + one link 90 80
Article + up to 5 images + 2 links 100 90

Payment

We can accept all major credit cards, e-Check, debit cards through Paypal. If you prefer to pay by bank wire transfer, we can accept it too. Contact us to advertise your business today.

 

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