Loosely Coupled offers a choice of flexible ad packages specially tailored to suit the needs of advertisers, at a generous discount to standard prices:
Starter Try us out and see how your ad performs
Webinar Promote webinars, events, white papers or downloads
3 months Campaign Currently our most popular package
Campaign Plus Offers maximum exposure
Advertising space is limited and bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. To receive full details of the above packages, including prices, please use the form below to register your email address:
You'll receive an email by return describing all the packages in full. You can also reserve your booking online immediately, so long as slots remain available. Read about our current charter advertisers.
Keyword text links
Small, text-only links that appear on pages with relevant content are the most effective form of advertising known online. Now you can use contextual advertising to put appropriate text messages in front of Loosely Coupled's carefully targetted readership with the extra advantage of knowing precisely which pages your ad will appear on. Keyword text links run on content pages in our feature articles, opinion and glossary sections.
Using our online ad booking facility, you can design your own custom link text in minutes, select the keywords that determine the pages it appears on, and confirm your booking with secure online credit card payment, for as little as $15 per thousand impressions. Your ad will be running the next working day. Please note we can only accept ads whose content and linked pages are relevant to the keywords you select and which conform to our guidelines.
You can start preparing your ad booking at any time, without obligation. We allocate a unique code to each booking, so that you can save it and return at any time, using your email address and the booking code to retrieve it:
Viewing statistics ("impressions") for Loosely Coupled's text links and display ads are collected using WebSideStory's independently hosted HitBox traffic analysis service, and regularly updated to your adstats report.
We also offer a larger text link format with a heading and up to 40 words of body text with two embedded links. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this format.
In addition, we offer a choice of smaller button display ads that run on pages across the site in the left-hand sidebar of each page, below the glossary lookup box. There are four standard button formats, as defined by the Interactive Advertising Bureau, as well as a custom "flexi-button" option for non-standard sizes up to 120 x 60 pixels:
Cost per 1000 impressions
88 x 31 (micro bar)
120 x 60 (button 2)
120 x 90 (button 1)
125 x 125 (square button)
To book any of our display advertising slots, email email@example.com with an indication of your interest (online booking will go live imminently).
Email newsletter ads
A text ad in the weekly email newsletter can now be booked at prices starting from $80 per month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss a booking.
Loosely Coupled restores the true meaning of sponsorship, with sponsorship options that fund enhancements to our site content and functionality. Sponsor a section of the site and we'll upgrade or launch it and credit you as the sponsor (eg, 'Our new improved events pages sponsored by XYZ company+link'). Sections available for sponsorship include: events, glossary lookup, supplier directory, bookstore, comments forum, RSS feeds, and much more. You can even suggest a new section or feature of your own, if there's something you've always thought we should include in the site. Pricing ranges from $500 for a new function or section makeover to $5000 to sponsor roll-out of our long-awaited site redesign. Email email@example.com to discuss options.
Prepare an order
Once your ad booking is ready, the next step is to complete an order before proceeding to payment. You can start preparing your order at any time, without obligation, and add as many or as few items to it as you like. We allocate a unique ID number to each order, so that you can save it and return at any time, using your email address and the ID number to retrieve it:
On payment, our system automatically generates an invoice using the details you enter on your order. These can be different from your card payment details, so the invoice can be addressed to your company, even if you use your personal credit card to make payment.
Once you're ready to buy (subject to a minimum transaction value of $19.50), the "Pay now" button on your order form takes you directly to the secure online payment pages of WorldPay, one of the world's leading online payment processors, and part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group. You can pay in US dollars, euro or UK pounds using Visa or MasterCard, or by American Express in US dollars or UK pounds. We also accept payment from UK cardholders of Delta, JCB, Switch, Solo and Visa Electron.
The name of the merchant shown on your credit card statement for purchases from this site will be Procullux Media, the publisher of Loosely Coupled. Since Procullux Media is based in the UK, we must levy VAT to UK customers. Our VAT registration number is 801 9879 08.
We offer a no-questions-asked, 7-day automatic refund policy for all ad bookings, up to a value of $50 per customer. Simply let us know within 7 calendar days of the date of your invoice that you wish to cancel, and we will refund the full value of your booking (subject to currency fluctuations).
We aim to resolve customer queries within one working day. Our working hours are from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm UK time. Please contact us by email, phone or mail:
Procullux Media Limited firstname.lastname@example.org +44 20 7443 9660 8 Berridge Mews London, UK NW6 1RF