TheFutonCritic.com-Advertising-Reviews-Pricing
Capabilities
  • Desktop Display
    • Brand Integrations
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    • Sponsored Posts
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    • Native Ads
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    • High-Impact (Takeovers, Billboards, Overlays, Sliders, Skins)
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    • Rich Media (Expandable & Non-Expandable)
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  • Desktop Display
  • CPM
  • Web Publisher
  • Headline:
    Publisher: TheFutonCritic.com - The Web's Best Television Resource
  • Key Differentiator
    The Futon Critic (www.thefutoncritic.com) is the web's best television resource. It informs television viewers on breaking news, what's on TV, premiers and finales, ratings, and TV guides, and gives our audience of the most connected and engaged entertainment consumers the resources and tools they want and need. TheFutonCritic.com provides much more than the vast majority of television websites - it features expert columns, exclusive content, web-exclusive stories, show insights, and more. TheFutonCritic.com visitors are 100% focused on television content, and are TV fans, show creators, producers, and writers. TheFutonCritic.com creates custom marketing programs for advertisers. Understanding that each client has unique goals, TheFutonCritic.com offers a variety of advertising solutions to create the perfect match between campaign and audience. AUDIENCE Delivering the web's best television resource, TheFutonCritic.com has an average of 1.4 monthly unique visitors in the U.S. (Quantcast, July 2009). CONTENT Online for over 15 years, TheFutonCritic.com is devoted exclusively to television content: Season Guide: The current season guides, and upcoming seasons, allow visitors to stay in touch with shows and schedules. Breaking News: On a daily basis, TheFutonCritic.com reporters publish new, exclusive stories pertaining to television shows. Editor Rants and Raves: Our executive-editor, Brian Ford Sullivan, espouses on a variety of happenings on television, and is widely read and quoted. Brian features exclusive interviews with Executive Producers and writers, and a frequent guest expert on TV and radio. What's on Tonight: Resource Center combines tools and guides on highlighted shows, new series, premiering series, and original movies. Premiers and Finales: Area dedicated to show premiers and finales. Top Ratings: Daily ratings breakdowns, important for any TV fan, and a must for any TV insider. Archives: Over 38,000 past columns are available. Additional Content Areas: TheFutonCritic.com has more than a dozen TV-relevant sections including shows in development and on hiatus, mini-series and made-for-TV films, and shows in pilot, in script, and seeking talent. ADVERTISING OPTIONS We understand that each client has unique goals, so we offer a variety of advertising solutions on TheFutonCritic.com to help you reach this highly desirable audience in the most effective way. Display Advertising We offer a variety of banner advertising units including Leader board (728x90), Rectangle (350x250), and Skyscraper (160x600). We accept standard banner creative as well as support for a wide array of rich media types. Advertising can be targeted run of site or channel targeted. Content Channel Sponsorship TheFutonCritic.com offers sponsorship opportunities on all major sections of TheFutonCritic.com. Sponsorship sections consist of season guides, articles by topic, ratings, and show sections pertaining to a specific genre. RSS TheFutonCritic.com accepts RSS advertising in RSS feeds through Feedburner. RATE CARD Call or e-mail for prices. AD SPECIFICATIONS The ad units are IAB standard sizes and dimensions in pixels. Maximum file size is 30K. Looping restrictions: Animated, 4 loops max with refresh time of no less than 2 seconds. Lead Time: Please allow 2 business days for standard creative and 3 business days for rich media ads prior to the campaign start date for testing and QA. Pop Up/ Pop Under: Pop up and Pop under are not currently allowed, except for pop-under exit. Sound: The use of audio streams lasting one second or longer must be initiated by click only. Sound under one second is allowed for mouseover events meaning "click" or "beep" sounds. Use of audio during the initial download must include a clearly labeled option for turning off audio. Expanding/Floating Ads: Expanding ads and floating ads must have a close button and user initiated sound with audio off options. The time limit for a floating ad is 10 seconds and the ad must have a close button. Streaming Video in Ads: Accepted in flash format, 40k max file size, user initiated audio, 30 seconds length, and must have off/mute/close button. Third Party Served: Third party ad serving is accepted. All creative must function uniformly on Mac and PC platforms and in any browser versions of Netscape and IE. Ads must open a new window when clicked. Flash Ads: GIF alternative is required for Flash creative. Flash cannot exceed 45k file size and gif backup file size is 15k-20k. Flash must be version 3 or higher and delivered as a .swf file. Looping restricted to 4 loops.
  • Owned / Operated Properties
    thefutoncritic.com, brianfordsullivan.com
Site Traffic
  • 92362 Global Rank
  • 28950
    United States
  • 700k Estimated Visits
Traffic Sources
  • Direct
    59.83%
  • Referrals
    26.32%
  • Search
    10.76%
  • Social
    2.21%
  • Mail
    0.74%
  • Display
    0.14%
Geography Breakdown
  • United States
    55.28%
  • Canada
    6.24%
  • United Kingdom
    5.41%
  • Brazil
    3.23%
  • Saint Lucia
    1.96%
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Reviews
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 21, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on TheFutonCritic.com, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of CPM with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Saint Lucia. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 13, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on TheFutonCritic.com, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of CPM with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Saint Lucia. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 21, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on TheFutonCritic.com, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of CPM with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Saint Lucia. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
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Creatives
TheFutonCritic.com advertising reaches 700k visitors across desktop and mobile web, in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Saint Lucia. Pricing models they offer are CPM on channels such as Display Advertising on TheFutonCritic.com will allow you to reach consumers in industries or verticals such as .

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