Advertise your Products and Services on HomeToys

HomeToys.com (est. 1995) is a news and information resource for AV and Automation Industry ... Offering a blend of Commercial & Residential AV, Automation & Digital Signage Industry News, Articles and Interviews combined with insight into the trends and breakthroughs with potential to affect related business & lifestyle. 

Quick facts about our readership and circulation:

  • 65,000+ Visitors Per Month
  • AV Professionals & Enthusiasts
  • Newsletter Circulation – 13,000 x 2 Per Month

What is compelling about advertising with www.HomeToys.com?

We can help you choose from our diverse selection of ad formats and campaign options that will reach your best prospects. We work hard to connect our readers to each other, creating a atmosphere of exchange of knowledge and technology. Collaboration has built this industry and we like to think we have contributed to that.

Editorial opportunities and lead generation.

All of our advertisers gets a chance to contribute editorial content for AVSystemsMag, our eMagazine, and publish unlimited press releases on our news page. HomeToys.com is a member of the Google News Team.

Media Kit

Click here to request a Media kit by email

HomeToys offers a variety of affordable, high impact advertising solutions that are both effective and budget friendly. Read through our Media Kit below to learn more about this lucrative opportunity:

 

Advertising Formats and Specification

All advertisers receive a login id allowing them to view and analyze their campaign at any time. Ad content can be changed at any time during the campaign allowing market experimentation and targeting. Rather than discounting unsold banner and hot spot views to third parties, we give our customers the extra views for free!

Run Of Site (ROS) Ad Formats

Leaderboard Ads - Top of Every Page

  • At the top of every page on the site
  • IAB Standard 728x90 Pixel Banner or Flash Movie
  • Animation OK (Recommended Max file size = 40K)
  • Minimum Ad Buy = $2700 – 3 Months Online – 45,000 Impressions
  • Only 6 positions available



Banner Ads - Industry Standard

  • Circulate throughout the website resulting in excellent exposure.
  • IAB standard 468 x 60 pixels in size
  • Animation OK (Recommended Max file size = 25K)
  • Minimum Buy - 45,000 views (3 months online)




Hot Spot Ads - Our Top Performer

  • Circulate within sponsor boxes on every page as well as within the editorial content in articles, press releases, reviews etc.
  • IAB Standard - 120 wide x 240 pixels high allows more message space than a banner.
  • Animation OK (Recommended Max file size = 25K)
  • Minimum Buy - 45,000 views (3 months online)


Sponsored Text or Logo Link - Maximum Exposure

  • Prominent placement within an uncluttered ad environment
  • See "Sponsor Boxes" on the side as well as at the bottom of every page
  • One Line of Text – 65 Characters OR your 120x60 pixel logo
  • Minimum Buy - 30,000 views (3 months online) - Only available to enhance full banner campaigns
  • When purchased with a graphic (ie banner etc.) campaign, the text link or logo serves as an anchor to reinforce your brand message.


Newsletter Sponsorships

Reach customers directly by including a Hot Spot or Standard Banner in our email newsletters. All newsletter sponsorship campaigns run for six (6) months and the ads are included in both our General and Industry Newsletters.

 


Special Bonuses and Savings

Ask your sales representative about special discounts available on large orders. The following bonuses and additional services are included in every ad campaign with HomeToys.

  • Set-up fees – No fees are charged to set up your ad campaign.
  • Hot Product Ad – Company Profile or Product (short description) with one link and photo
  • Management and Statistics Reports – Log into our ad server to view and analyze your campaign at any time (except Showcase).
  • Multiple Ad Creatives – Provide 2 ad creatives and split the views within one campaign.
  • Midstream Ad Changes – Swap ad creatives at any time without additional charges.
  • Bonus Ad Views – HomeToys does not sell extra space to 3rd party ad servers. Unsold ad views are shared among our clients at no extra charge.
  • Press Releases and Product Announcements – Free at any time.
  • Directory and Link Library Listings – Free listings remain in our library forever.

 

Ad Design and Creation

Our parent company has the ability to help you with ad designs specifically tailored to your needs and the requirements of the internet and our website.  Our rates are reasonable and we have 10 years of experience in this medium.

Banner and Showcase Web Ads
We can help you with ad designs specifically tailored to your needs and the requirements of the internet and our website. Our rates are reasonable and we have 15 years of experience in this medium.

 

Recomendations for Ad Design & Content

Based on our years of experience with Internet ad formats, here are a few recommendations to consider:

  • Include the words "Click Here" on all graphic ads (banners, hot spots, tiles etc.) and graphic links in showcase ads.
  • Optimize graphic ads to minimize file size to 25K or so to ensure the ad loads into the readers browser quickly. This is especially important in showcase ads.
  • In showcase ads, include several products with links to specific pages on your website to allow readers to use the ad as an index to your products and services. Be sure to include some of your links "Above the fold" in showcase ads.
  • Be straight forward with your message ... subtleties usually don't work. 
  • Change your ads from time to time to attract familiar readers back to your website. They are probably your best fans.
  • Login to read and analyze the statistics quite often and modify your ad campaign to improve performance or to reach a different customer. These are real numbers ... and HomeToys provides the flexibility ... so use them to your advantage.
  • If you have an idea you'd like to try at HomeToys ... just ask. Many of the services we offer came about as a result of feedback from you ... our clients.

 

For further information about these and other services contact:

HomeToys (LJB Management Inc.)
Tel. (702)988-0904 / EFax (631)614-5216
Email sales@hometoys.com

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