Sponsored Post Submission

Our Reach

Our Facebook page offers a vast audience of 2.6 Million engaged fans , while our site, Budget101.com receives an average 375k pageviews per month.

We reach an average of 10+ million monthly viewers on Pinterest; 1,400+ Twitter followers and 22k+ 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.

Audience Demographics

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

  1. Content must be a minimum of 1,500 words
  2. The content must be unique, on-topic with our site content.
  3. You must include at least one large image (think pin-able). We recommend 735×1132 or 1000×1500
  4. The content must be of benefit and interest to our audience, purely promotional or industry articles will not be accepted.
  5. Sponsored Posts are rel=”sponsored” by default and disclosed in accordance with Google and FTC Guidelines
  6. At this time we are not accepting sponsored posts from sites with a DA below 20.
  7. Spam Score Notice If, at any point, your site’s Moz spam score rises above 10%, your sponsor link will revert to rel=”ugc noopener noreferrer” without compensation, refund or further notification.
  8. 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 or ai generators; if the content doesn’t have a clear, engaging human voice, it will not be accepted.
Sponsored Post Submission

Disallowed Topics/Links

At this time, we are not accepting casino/gambling, religious or political-based links/content, divisive topics (drugs, guns, etc.), or content mentioning the pandemic.

CBD and adult beverages are acceptable so long as the sites are clean and family-friendly (not depicting or relating to sexual content).

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 in any of the major categories.

Sponsored Post Submission

Current Rates & Discount Options:

The sponsored post may include up to 3 direct embedded link(s) back to family-friendly sites.

Rel=”Sponsored” link to family-friendly* site $600, per link, per year.  For those that are seeking long-term relationships, we offer every 5th link free, as a thank you for your continued business. Permanent links are available for $1,750 per link.

Choosing a permanent link ensures that your article will never link to a competitor in the future.

We often receive requests for “reseller rates”.  Our reseller rates are $475 per link and require the purchase of a minimum of 3 links at once.

Posts less than 1,200 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, WhatsApp 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 within 5 days of invoicing, your article may be published with all links removed without further notification.

If an article is published, an additional editorial fee of $25 will be added to unpaid invoices to re-add the sponsored content.

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.

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.

Live Link Preview Request

With our extensive two-decade web presence and experience, our articles are typically indexed within 2 hours or less. Consequently, we do not provide a Live link preview option.

We have encountered instances where sponsors have demonstrated unethical behavior by neglecting their timely payment obligations, essentially exploiting prolonged periods of free advertising.

Given the swift indexing of our articles and the extended timeframe required for search engines like Google or Bing to remove indexed content from their database (which can span several weeks or even months), we categorically do not offer a live link preview feature to anyone, without any exceptions or compromises.

If our policy does not align with your preferences, we kindly recommend exploring alternative options elsewhere.

How We Work

Here’s how we work, NO EXCEPTIONS WHATSOEVER:

  1. You submit a post/article as you’d like it to appear.
  2. Our editorial team will review it to ensure it meets all the required guidelines.
  3. IF approved by the editorial team, our finance team will send you an invoice. If not, you’ll receive a declination email.
  4. You will have 5 days to pay the invoice in full, else the article may be published with all links removed. Adding the links back in after this point will result in additional editorial fees.

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 within 5 days of invoicing, your article may be published with all links removed without further notification.

If an article is published with the links removed due to failure to pay, an additional editorial fee of $150 will be added to unpaid invoices to re-add the sponsored content.

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE HERE

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.

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