I have been using a CPM ad network on TechCult for the past 6 months. Initially the CPM rates were pretty good, but lately they have been falling to the ground. I am not sure if it is already a reflex of the economic crisis, or if the ad network in question is having a hard time finding new advertisers with decent budgets.
Regardless, running their ads is no longer being worth it for me, especially for the kind of traffic we are generating with the blog. I will now shift to direct advertising deals, and if you have a product or service and would like to promote it to a young and tech-savvy audience, this might be a good opportunity.
TechCult covers all things tech, but always with a funny approach. Here are some of our most popular articles:
The blog generated over 460,000 page views in December 2008. And those are real page views tracked by the third party ad network (meaning that they served ads on those impressions).
The three advertising options that we have available are: a 728×90 banner on the header, a 300×250 banner on top of the sidebar, and 125×125 buttons on the bottom of the sidebar. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the blog, just drop me an email via this contact form and we will discuss it.