Our Facebook page offers a vast audience of 2.7 Million engaged fans with an average of 248K views per post while our site, Budget101.com receives an average 500K pageviews per month. We reach an average of 10 million monthly viewers on Pinterest; 1,400+ Twitter followers and 17K+ followers on Instagram.
About Our Audience
Our primary location is the East Coast of the United States and our primary audience is the United States (86%). The majority of our audience is female.
Sponsored Post Policies and Pricing
We do accept quality submissions from genuine bloggers and real freelance writers seeking to increase their reach. We also, on a very limited basis, accept quality sponsored posts from brands or SEO companies seeking to expand their reach. In all cases, in order to provide the best content for our valued audience, we have strict guidelines that are strongly enforced.
In fact, I would go as far as to say as my required guidelines are not negotiable.
Our Family site Budget101.com is tailored specifically to help families save money in all areas of life and enjoy fantastic recipes (at affordable prices). We cover a vast range of topics, affordable recipes, travel, DIY, gardening, lifestyle, parenting, you name it!
Our Sponsored Post Guidelines
All sponsored posts on Budget101™ are disclosed as such. If we have not personally written it, we retain full editorial control as some of our most popular and highest-ranking content is in the form of a sponsored post. Example Sponsored Post
- Content must be a minimum of 1,500 words
- The content must be unique, on-topic with our site content.
- You must include at least one large image (think pin-able). We recommend 600×900 or 735×1132
- The content must be of benefit and interest to our audience, purely promotional articles will not be accepted.
- Sponsored Posts are rel=”sponsored” by default and disclosed in accordance with Google and FTC Guidelines
- Author biographies are not permitted on sponsored posts.
Articles that appear to be written by non-native English speakers or contain poor grammar or spelling errors will be rejected.
If you’re using an article that you’ve created prior it would need to be reworded in such a way that Google wouldn’t penalize for duplicate content. Please note that we do not recommend the use of article spinners, if the content doesn’t have a clear, engaging voice, it will not be accepted.
At this time we are not accepting casino/gambling, religious or political based links/content, or content mentioning the pandemic. CBD and adult beverages are acceptable so long as the sites are clean and family-friendly.
Requests for Topics or Titles
Often we’re asked to choose topics and/or titles for article submissions. We leave this up to the author’s discretion, after all, we don’t want to hamper your creativity! As noted above, the content must be unique and on topic with our site content.
The sponsored post may include up to 3 direct embedded link(s) back to family-friendly sites.
Current Rates & Discount Options:
Rel=”Sponsored” link to family-friendly* site $350, per link, per year. For those that are seeking long-term relationships, we offer every 10th link free, as a thank you for your continued business. Permanent links are available for $1,000 per link.
We often receive requests for “reseller rates”. Our reseller rates are $300 per link and require the purchase of a minimum of 3 links at once.
Posts less than 1,000 words will not be accepted at all. Posts that do not meet the minimum length of 1,500 words will be billed an additional $150 per link.
While we do accept sponsored links for advertising purposes, In adherence with Google policies, we do not accept paid links for the purpose of manipulation of search results.
Requests for Skype ID or Phone
Our team can be reached during normal business hours Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm via our contact page. We do not offer phone services or contact for content publication.
Submission of a Sponsored Post Warning
In the event that your site meets the guidelines listed above for a sponsored post and you fail to complete payment, your article may be published with all links removed without further notification.
Ready to Submit your Article?
Once approved by the content management team, you’ll receive an invoice via PayPal, so please be sure to include the email address associated with your PayPal account.
Once the invoice has been paid in full, the article will be scheduled for publication within 3 business days. Please note, we retain full editorial control over all submissions, and may slightly alter your writing for grammar and/or tone as needed.
*Outbound links are periodically checked to ensure they remain family-friendly. Should the content on the linked site be deemed not suitable for a family audience, the link will be removed without compensation, refund or further notification. Link placement is per year.
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