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2020 Rate Card | 2020 Editorial Calendar | 2020 Email Advertising Product Menu 

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2020 Rate Card | 2020 Editorial Calendar | 2020 Email Advertising Product Menu | 2020 New Advertising Opportunities

218 E. Park Ave., Suite 212 • Long Beach, NY 11561 • Tel.: (516) 442-1850
Email: Info@VendingTimes.net
WWW.VENDINGTIMES.COM

VT.24.7.365. We provide round-the-clock reporting on what’s happening in vending and coin-op. We offer daily Web posts, RSS feeds in more than a dozen news categories, twitter feeds, daily email news dispatches (up to 6x/week) and special-edition newsletters, including dedicated advertising editions.


2020 Rate Card - Interested? Click here

WEBSITE BANNER ADS

Leaderboard: 728x90 | $790/month
Midsize Rectangle: 300x250 / $685/month
Filmstrip: 300x600 | $895/month

PERMA-LOCK BANNERS

New for 2020, these are “persistent” – they appear at the bottom of every page visited by the prospect, never overlaying the content, and are sold by category.
Perma-Lock Banners: 768x90 | $1,050/month
Bundle discounts available: 3 months 5%, 6 months 10% , 12 months 15%

KEYWORD-SPECIFIC ADVERTISING

New for 2020, displays your advertisement alongside any article in which the keyword appears, staying within the reader’s area of interest.
Keyword Advertising Banners: 200x400 | $795/month
Bundle discounts available: 3 months 5% , 6 months 10% , 12 months 15%

Ahead of the Times EMAIL NEWSLETTER (daily)
Leaderboard: 600x74 | $25 CPM (cost per thousand)
Midsize Rectangle: 300x250 | $25 CPM (cost per thousand)

Total active subscribers: 15,300*

CUSTOM EMAILS

Vending list: 12,800 ($300 per newsletter)
Amusement & Coin-Op list: 3,100 ($120 per newsletter)

Readers requesting subscriptions to both lists: 2,900 *permission based opt-in only

WEEK IN REVIEW NEWSLETTER (Saturday)

Leaderboard: 600x74 | $685/month
Midsize Rectangle: 300x250 | $525/month

EMAIL PRODUCT SHOWCASE (monthly)

Text/photo ad: $300/monthly edition

Headline (your pitch). Body copy (50-75 words).
Photo/logo (maximum width is 300 pixels, photos optimized for Web, not to exceed 200K)

CUSTOM EMAIL MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

Dedicated eBlast | 20¢ per address

METRICS

vendingtimes.com: 65,000 pageviews/mo. | 40,000 unique views/mo.
Daily email newsletter: 22% average open rate
Week in Review: 23% average open rate
Email Product Showcase: 19% average open rate
Online classified ads: visit vendingtimes.com/classified for details



2020 EDITORIAL CALENDAR - Interested? Click here

Connect your brand to any of these topics!

JANUARY 2020:
Features: 2020 vending, micromarkets and coffee trends
Special Content: Sourcing – Give customers what they want.
Event Coverage: NAMA Coffee Tea & Water 2019 Report

FEBRUARY 2020:
Features: Pure Water, Single-Cup Coffee
Special Content: Route management and inventory control

MARCH 2020:
Features: Mobile Technology and Payments Jukebox Market Report
Special Content: Preview of the Amusement Expo in New Orleans, LA

APRIL 2020:
Features: Blind Merchants Business Leadership and Superior Training (BLAST)
Special Content: Preview of The NAMA show in Nashville, TN
Event Coverage: MAR. 9-11: Amusement ExpoInternational (New Orleans, LA) andAPR. 14-17, 2020: Business Leadership & Superior Training Conference, National Federation of the Blind, National Association of Blind Merchants (BLAST)

MAY 2020:
Features: Cold beverages
Event Coverage: MAY 6-8: National Automatic Merchandising Association, The NAMA Show (Nashville, TN)

JUNE 2020:
Features: Processes for dealing with micromarkets

JULY 2020:
Features: Legislative issues impacting the vending, coin-op and ATM Industries
Special Content: Report from Capitol Hill

AUGUST 2020:
Features: Office refreshment service Special Content: Warehouse automation
Event Coverage: NAMA Fly-In

SEPTEMBER 2020:
Features: Security and connectivity
Special Content: report from Mark Manney
Event Coverage: Vistar Northeast

OCTOBER 2020:
Features: Specialty vending machines and digital signage
Special Content: Exclusive seminar coverage from ACE
Event Coverage: OCT 8-10: Atlantic Coast Exposition (Myrtle Beach, SC) and National ATM Conference

NOVEMBER 2020:
Features: Specialty coffee
Special Content: Exclusive seminar coverage from CTW
Event Coverage: NOV. 9-11: National Automatic Merchandising Association, Coffee Tea & Water conference (Orlando, FL)

DECEMBER 2020:
Features: Foodservice and location-based entertainment
Special Content:Vendible product sourcing and accountability
Event Coverage: NOV. 17-20: International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions Expo (Orlando, FL)

Editorial calendar is subject to change Copyright © 2019, 2020: Vending Times Inc.



EMAIL ADVERTISING PRODUCT MENU 2020 - Interested? Click here


• Ahead of the Times Email Newsletter
Daily Newsletter, Ahead of the Times. There are 2 ad positions available, so every advertiser gets a 50% to 100% share of voice. The sizes are 600x74 leaderboard or 300 x 250 midsize rectangle. These are static ads (one frame). The price is $25 per M (thousand), or $300 per newsletter, based on 12,800 total active vending and music & games email subscribers. You provide the ad and linking URL. We send the newsletter to our entire list of 15,300+ opt-in subscribers.

$300 per newsletter


• Email Product Showcase
Monthly Email Product Showcase. Dispatched mid-month, the Showcase is an advertising-only product, similar to a “shared eBlast.”
You supply the ad copy of 50 to 75 words, a color photo and/or logo (maximum image width is 300 pixels, optimized for web) and linking address. We do the rest.
The Product Showcase is sent to our entire list of 15,300+ opt-in subscribers.

$300 per email product showcase

• Week in Review Advertising
Saturday Ahead of the Times email newsletter that includes the top 10 stories of the week, together with our featured classified advertisers and a link to our digital archive.
The sizes are 600x74 leaderboard or 300x250 midsize rectangle. The price is $25 per M (thousand), or $300 per newsletter, based on 12,800 total active vending and music & games email subscribers.
You provide the ad and linking URL. We send the newsletter to our entire list of 15,300+ opt-in subscribers.

$300 per Week In Review email newsletter

Monthly bundle discount:

670x74 leaderboard: $685/month
300x250 midsize rectangle: $525/month

 Native Advertising
Special Report sponsored-content email that links to a vendingtimes.com news page for native advertising.
You provide the content, HTML files, linking URL and subject line. We dispatch on your behalf on a specified date of choice.
Pricing is generally 20 cents per email, based on our opt-in subscriber list, or $2,500 per report.

$2,500 per sponsored special report (native advertising) to Vending & OCS list
$600 per sponsored special report (native advertising) to Amusement & Coin-Op list


• Dedicated Email Blast to opt-in subscriber list of 15,300*
Dedicated sponsored eBlast. You provide the HTML files, linking URL and subject line. We dispatch on your behalf on a specified date of choice.

Pricing is generally 20 cents per email, based on our opt-in subscriber list, or $2,500 per Blast.

$2,500 per dedicated sponsored eBlast to Vending & OCS list
$600 per dedicated sponsored eBlast to Amusement & Coin-Op list


*Total Active Email Newsletter Subscribers: 15,300 Total Subscribers to the Vending & OCS list; 12,800
Total Subscribers to the Amusement & Coin-Op list: 3,100 Readers requesting subscriptions to both lists: 2,900.