4 minute readSweet Startups is an online community and platform that features small business interviews, insightful tips, startup news, and so much more! We have a global audience of readers, aspiring business owners, and startups, as well as established companies alike. If you would like to advertise your product or service on our website, we’d be happy to partner with you! We accept quality, well-written content in a variety of forms. Please read our guidelines and price options below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at SweetStartups@gmail.com and we’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible. Guidelines: We prefer that all advertised content is unique (it should not appear anywhere else on the internet). The content should be well written and engaging and mesh well with the overall vibe of our website (no spam-like content). There are no word limits on the length of your content. However, the longer the better- typically 400 to 1000 words is the most optimal range for word-count. Interviews (Permanent Links): Want to showcase your amazing success story? Have a big announcement to make about launching a new product or service? Written interviews are one of the most engaging ways to highlight the success of your business, in a way that excites the audience to want to learn more about you and your company. We accept quality written interviews (provided by you). Each interview must be emailed to us in either .doc, .docx, or .txt format. Please email us at SweetStartups@gmail.com after your payment has been submitted, and provide us with your written interview along with a high-definition photo preferably (800 x 600px). We prefer that you also include a “Title” along with an introduction paragraph (please browse our site to look at some of the interviews). If no title is provided, we will provide one for you; if no introduction paragraph is provided, your interview will be published without one. You may use your own questions or choose from some of the ones below: - Please tell us about yourself and / or your business? - What inspired you to start your company? - How long have you been in business? - What are some of the challenges you face in your industry? - How do you overcome those challenges? - Favorite motivational quote? - One thing that you are most proud of? - What inspires you? - What’s your favorite book? - How do you balance business and home life? - What does a typical day look like for you? - One thing you’d like to achieve that you have not done yet? - Most desired vacation destination? - What are your future goals for yourself and / or your business? - If you had to give startups or business owners any tips, what would they be? Note: The most optimal interview length is 5 to 10 questions. Interviews are typically published as-is (as provided by you). We have two options below. Please select the choice that best fits your needs. The first option includes up to 2 hyperlinks of your choosing. The second option is for up to 4 hyperlinks. This is for increasing your brand SEO and awareness, you may choose to link back to your website, social media pages, etc. Interview Includes up to 2 Links $50.00 USDIncludes 3 to 4 Links $75.00 USD Sponsored Posts (Permanent Links): If you have an article that you’d like featured on our website, a sponsored post might be the best option for your needs. We accept quality-written, user-submitted posts. We prefer that your content is unique, not spammy, and is relevant (it must fit within the scope of our publication). The preferred article length is 400 to 1000 words or more. Please be sure to email us with your file (in .doc, .docx, or .txt) and a high-definition photo (800 x 600px). The prices below are for submitted content (provided by you). If you’d like us to write content for you, please contact us for a custom quote. Please note: your content will be published as-is (as provided by you) and will include a reference of being “sponsored” content. All post are permanent. Sponsored Content Includes up to 2 Links $50.00 USDIncludes 3 to 4 Links $75.00 USD Homepage Banners (30-Day Display Period): Visual banner ads are a captivating way to reinforce your brand’s recognition. We accept, high-definition, picture banners (provided by you) to be displayed on our homepage. Please note: banner purchases have a 30-day display time period from the date of first being published on our site. You may re-new your banner at the end of this time if you wish. If purchasing a banner, please email your file in either .jpg, or .png to SweetStartups@gmail.com. Banners are optimized for website views (and may not appear on mobile devices). Homepage Banner Right Square (300×250) $75.00 USDTop Rectangle (728×90) $125.00 USDClickable Homepage Background Takeover $1,020.00 USD How Long Will it Take to Post My Advertisement? After your cleared payment is received, advertisements are typically posted within 24 to 48 hours from when we receive the files from you. We will contact you as soon as your ad is live to confirm. Types of Advertisements Not Allowed: At this time, we cannot accept advertisements for “Get Rich Quick” products, MLM or direct sales services, derogatory, adult industry, etc. Additional Terms: Although most advertisements are fine and are quickly processed, we reserve the right to edit or cancel orders at our sole discretion. If your advertisement is canceled, you will be notified, and a full refund will be initiated within 48 hours. If you are unsure about your advertisement, you may email us beforehand at: SweetStartups@gmail.com for confirmation. We look forward to partnering with you!