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BookReaders is a source for all who like to read, write, and be part of the book world.

BookReaders wants YOU to help us. In return we'll help you and your business!
Advertise with us as stated in our ad specifications.  Of course, we'll link back to your website, YouTube channel or blog too!
Our audience is comprised of readers of all ages, writers, authors, reviewers, and publishers who enjoy books and more. This site will grow, and we want you and your business to grow with us!

Check out the guidelines or drop me a line to discuss how we can work together to put your business in front of your audience.
Thanks!
BookReaders

Banner Ad Image File Specifications:
  1. File format: Submit only .gif, .jpg, or .png files.
  2. Image size: Correct image size is:
Full Banners: 916 pixels wide x 60 pixels high.
Short Banners: 468 pixels wide x 60 pixels wide
Square: 125 pixels wide by 125 pixels high
Small Block: 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high
Large Block: 240 pixels wide x 400 pixels high
Small Skyscraper: 120 pixels wide by 600 pixels high 


Note: Any variance will distort image size or height.
  1. Color palette: Use RGB in colors and CMYK photos, avoid images and backgrounds containing offensive content.
  2. Margins and special allowances: Allow a 10 pixel margin when placing text at the top, left and right to avoid interference with other page elements.
  3. Type faces: Use standard serif or sans-serif type faces, (Georgia, Arial, etc) no smaller than 12 points, no larger than 24, no more than two type sizes and no more than two type face styles per image.
Ad Rates:
All ads are priced per year. All ad space will be billed annually (365 days from original placement date), unless cancelled in advance of renewal date. Ads cancelled after annual renewal date will be pro-rated with additional late cancelation fee of $25 or 15% whichever is less.

Banner ads:
Full Banners:
  • Main page: $350.00 USD
  • Interior pages: $300.00 US
Short Banners:
  • Main page: $250.00 US
  • Interior pages: $200.00 USD

Blocks:
Square - main page: $75.00 USD
Square - interior pages: $60.00 USD


Small block - main page: $125.00 USD
Small block - interior pages: $100.00 USD 


Large Block - main page: $200.00 USD
Large block - interior pages: $150.00 USD


Small skyscraper - main page: $150.00 USD
Small skyscraper - interior pages: $125.00 USD


All submitted ad images are subject to review and approval by BookReaders. Placement of ad images are at the discretion of BookReaders. Note: All dimensions are in pixels. Display sizes are approximate.
 
Editorial Guidelines
All advertisements submitted to or provided through the BookReaders Blog must comply with the Editorial Guidelines listed below (the "Editorial Guidelines") and BookReaders Terms of Use Agreement.  

BookReaders may modify or amend these Editorial Guidelines without notice at any time, and such modification or amendment will be effective upon posting at BookReaders.
These Editorial Guidelines are intended to help you create and post clear and effective advertisements that also meet the high standards of quality and integrity expected by users of websites and blogs affiliated with BookReaders. These Editorial Guidelines are not exhaustive and are only examples of the applicable requirements and conditions.
BookReaders reserves the right to review all ads prior to acceptance and may request modifications to, reject or delete any advertisement, at any time, at its sole discretion.
   
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS

Look and Feel of Advertisements:
* Ads must have a distinct border to clearly identify where the page ends, and ad begins.
* The advertiser must be clearly identified in the ad unit and must be at least 11 point size font if text or clearly legible logo.
* Ads must not mimic news headlines in design, tone, third person sentence structure, or topic.
* Ads must follow proper grammar conventions.
* Ads must not contain low quality images: no low resolution, poorly lit, grainy, stretched images, and no images that look like amateur photography.
* Ads must not mention the user's specific age. Age ranges need to be at least 3 years inclusive (e.g., 35+ is ok, or 40-42 is ok).
Accuracy of Information:
* Ads must comply with all applicable FTC guidelines and other applicable laws, rules and regulations (including without limitation industry-endorsed, self-regulatory principles or guidelines).
* If containing free offers and discounts, ads must disclose within the ad all material terms and conditions relating to the free offer or special discount and provide within the ad simple access to all the detailed information pertaining to the method of qualifying for the free offer.
* If referring to local services or products, ads must clearly disclose the advertiser's location BY CITY AND STATE AND COUNTRY.
* Ads must not contain or imply inaccurate or unpermitted affiliation or endorsement, including but not limited to any affiliation with
BookReaders.
* If "Free" is used in the ad, but the product requires Shipping & Handling fees, the ad must state it. For example: "plus Shipping and Handling fees" and shipping to another country.
* Weight Loss or other Health Related Ads may only include FDA approved claims of efficacy for a Weight Loss Ad that states "I lost x pounds". It must contain a disclaimer such as "results not typical; individual results may vary".
* Ads must not be deceptive, misleading, or unfair or promote false or misleading claims or include any information that you know is false or misleading. For example, no deceptive pricing, no "bait and switch" advertising, no claim that "everyone wins" and no implication that the mere act of clicking a button is sufficient to win or suggests the user was specially selected to receive a prize.
* Ads must not make any claim about a product or service (e.g., "guaranteed" results for wrinkle remover) unless it has been substantiated through research or surveys, and that support is made publicly available by you online (e.g., your profile page or third party link from the ad).
* Ads must not use superlatives relating to products or services that may be misleading, confusing or unsubstantiated (e.g., "most popular band on this web site"). Ads may use general terms that a consumer understands are advertising "puffery" and not scientifically proven fact (e.g., "best in the world" or "hardest hitting rock band").
* Ads must not inaccurately state or imply approval or endorsement by any government or quasi-government entity.
   
Dating Advertisements:
* Target audience must be 18 and over.
* No underage girls. The advertiser must be able to provide verifiable documentation to prove that they have rights to the photos being used and age of individual in ad if so requested.
* No provocative, sexually suggestive or pornographic language. For example, no sexual words, no "hookups", no "hotties" and no "live web cams".
* Individuals featured in ads must be appropriately dressed. For example, no bathing suits, undergarments or exposed bellies; for men or women, no unbuttoned shirts revealing the chest; no excessively tight pants; no wet t-shirts or see-through clothing.
* No promotion of webcam or borderline pornographic sites. BookReaders reserves the right to reject any advertisement.
Software Downloads and Site Security:
* Ads must not include software downloads, automatic downloads or initiate any download, process or sequence for content, browser add on, or otherwise.
* No hidden, misleading or harmful functionality.
* No bundled components, features or functionalities with a user approved download (other than on a clear opt-out basis), including without limitation software commonly considered or classified as AdWare or Spyware.
* Ads must not contain or create ActiveX objects or embeds, or use any external JavaScript library.
User Experience / Ad Functionality:
Ads must be delivered in either a jpg, gif, or png file and be properly formatted in accordance with the BookReaders policies and standards.
* Ads must not employ flashing, shaking, rolling, pulsing or other similar graphics (e.g., animated logos).
* Ads must not block or impede browser functionality from working as intended (e.g., "Back" and "Close" functionality must be fully operational).
* Ads must not feature false or misleading system messaging, warning messages, dialog boxes or error messages (e.g., application, system update, or diagnostic messaging).
* Ads must not contain false or misleading "Close", "Minimize", "Maximize", or other Windows functionality.
* Ads must not contain any form of survey, pop-ups, pop-unders, or other dialogue boxes (e.g., alerts).
* Users may not be deceived into providing personal information without the user's knowledge, under false pretenses, or for unlawful purposes, or providing such personal information to companies who resell, trade, barter or otherwise misuse that personal information.
* Ads must not imply any type of endorsement by, or association with
BookReaders.
* Ads must not interfere or otherwise interact with any of the content on any webpage (including without limitation changing or hiding the top banner or bottom footer of any webpage).
* Ads must not contain any type of user tracking or functionality to provide information to users regarding "who viewed your page" or related information about other users.
* Ads must not contain an invalid Landing Page URL.
* Ads must not contain or create SCRIPT tags pointing to external sources (including Google Analytics), CSS, or IFramed content.
Intellectual Property and Other Rights:
* Ads must not use the trademarks or logos of BookReadersin written format or graphics without prior written consent.
* Ads must not use the copyrighted materials of, or otherwise mimic or be similar to the look and feel, content, navigation, service messaging or functionality of Bookreaders.
* Ads must not violate any privacy right, publicity right, copyright, trademark, contractual right or any other right of any person or entity (including without limitation unauthorized use of any trademark, service mark, slogan, logo, brand name, company name or other identifier).
* Ads must not include celebrity endorsements of any kind.
* Ads must not include a photograph or image of another person without that person's consent.
* Ads must not contain any type of multi-media unless properly licensed for this specific use.
Advertiser Landing Page:
* Ads must be related to the content, purpose and theme of the landing page of the ad; and the landing page must match the offer being made in the ad.
* Ads must not contain a link to any web page that would violate these Editorial Guidelines or the
BookReaders Agreement.
* Any advertiser page containing a transactional interface for the purpose of selling a good or service to the user must contain the full terms and conditions of the offer in an easily accessible manner.
EXAMPLES OF PROHIBITED ADVERTISING CONTENT
In addition to the rules and restrictions above, the following is a partial list of categories of content, products and services that are illegal or prohibited to post on BookReaders.

Ads must not contain, reference, advocate, promote or link to any of the following:
* nudity, sexually explicit or illegal images (including without limitation any reference to or link to an adult website);
* alcohol content targeted to users under ages 21;
* any products or services targeted at users under the age at which such services or products can legally be used;
* online gambling;
* prostitution;
* tobacco or tobacco related products;
* firearms, ammunition, brass knuckles, butterfly knives, fireworks or pyrotechnic devices (or parts or supplies for any of the foregoing);
* any drugs (whether prescription, recreational or otherwise), and any drug-related paraphernalia or materials (e.g., aids to pass drug tests);
* offers, activities or conduct that are illegal, or are abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous, or are of questionable legality, including without limitation furtherance of any criminal activity or enterprise (e.g., instructional information about making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses).
* hate speech or any content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, discrimination, harassment, violence or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual (e.g., "hate lists"), including without limitation human exploitation or suffering, torture or death and any references that misrepresent, ridicule or attack an individual or group on the basis of age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or disability;
* patently offensive, defamatory, profane, hateful, or libelous material (including without limitation offensive or inappropriate language);
* solicitation of personal information from anyone;
* fake or "easy" documents and related services, including without limitation identification cards, immigration papers, diplomas or other credentials;
* U.S. immigration documents or services (e.g., "green card" applications);
* academic aids, including without limitation "test-taking" or paper-writing services;
* bulk marketing products used for the transmission of unsolicited mass mailing (e.g., junk mail and chain letters), pyramid schemes, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
* counterfeit or imitation designer goods;
* solicitation of passwords or personal information for unlawful purposes or without appropriate security measures;
* contests or sweepstakes;
* hidden pages or images;
* illegal or unauthorized copies of another person's copyrighted work (e.g., providing pirated computer programs or pirated music), or information about circumventing manufacture-installed, copy-protect devices or other content protection;
* false or misleading health or dietary claims (e.g., "miracle cures");
* solicitation of funds by any person or entity other than a U.S. government-registered charitable organization;
* traffic manipulation devices (e.g., radar jamming devices, license plate covers and signal changing devices); or
* information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person.

Copyrights and trademarks
  • 1) Ads cannot include any content that infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary right.
  • 2) The advertiser must have intellectual property rights to the creative and be permitted to display such creative as advertising on the BookReaders Blog.
Spam
  • 1) Ads cannot contain, facilitate or promote 'spam' or other advertising or marketing content that violates applicable laws, regulations or industry standards.

Incentives
  • 1) Ads cannot offer incentives to viewers for clicking on the ad, for submitting Personally Identifiable Information (such as name, date of birth, phone number, social security number, physical addresses, or email addresses), or for performing any other tasks.

Grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and spacing
  • 1) Ad text must be grammatically correct and contain proper sentence structure.
  • 2) Ad text must be in complete sentences.
  • 3) Ads cannot include excessive repetition (such as "buy, buy, buy").
  • 4) Ads must use correct spelling, check carefully. (eg. lose vs. loose)
  • 5) Ad text must include grammatically correct spacing.

Capitalization
  • 1) Ads must use proper, grammatically correct capitalization and cannot include excessive capitalization or incorrect capitalization (tHis Is a FRee DaTinG sitE)
  • 2) Ads cannot include excessive capitalization or incorrect capitalization (tHis Is a FRee DaTinG sitE).
  • 3) Acronyms may be capitalized.

Punctuation
  • 1) Ads must include logical, correct punctuation.
  • 2) Ads cannot contain repeated and unnecessary punctuation (such as "Buy now!!!").
  • 3) All complete sentences (including if the ad title is a complete sentence) must end with a single punctuation mark. Sentences cannot end with ellipses, dashes, etc.
  • 4) Exclamation points cannot be used in the title of any ad.

Symbols
  • 1) The use of all symbols, numbers, or letters must adhere to the true meaning of the symbol.
  • 2) Ads cannot contain repeated and unnecessary symbols.
  • 3) Symbols cannot be used for the following:
    • a. To substitute for letters (e.g. "$ave" instead of "save");
    • b. To substitute for entire words (e.g. "&" instead of "and" or "$" instead of "cash/dollars/money");
    • c. As unnecessary abbreviations to shorten character count (e.g. "w/" instead of "with" or "@" instead of "at").
  • 4) Symbols may be used for the following:
    • a. If the symbol is part of the product or brand name;
    • b. If the $ symbol is paired with a dollar amount (e.g. "Save $100 today");
    • c. If the # symbol is used for comparative phrases (e.g. "Voted the #1 site by NY Times").

Data and Privacy
  • 1) You may not give data you receive from us to any third party, including ad networks.
  • 2) Unless authorized by us, your ads may not display user data -- such as users' names or profile photos -- whether that data was obtained from Bookreaders or otherwise.
  • 3) You may not use user data you receive from us or collect through running an ad, including information you derive from your targeting criteria, for any purpose of Bookreaders, without user consent.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Bookreaders, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including and without limitation of reasonable legal fees alleging or resulting from your ads and your use of the Bookreaders Blog. 


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