Advertising with CBMS gets the message out to your audience and helps support bluegrass music

Web site ads

Ads appear in the footer area at the bottom of certain pages of the CBMS Web site - like this one [see below], and the home page.

Final display size for Web site ads will be approximately 200x200 pixels for square format ads and 100x400 pixels for landscape rectangular ads.  Please note that our Web site content [including ads] resizes dynamically depending on the viewer's device characteristics.

Ad rates

Duration Price
30 days $ 35
60 days $ 65
90 days $ 95
180 days $ 150
1 year $ 200
2 years $ 300

Payment

You will be invoiced via our PayPal account. All payments must be made by credit card. PayPal will process your payment whether or not you have a personal account established with them.

Discounts 

  • 10% discount for currently active "Bands on Call" and CBMS Business Members.

  • Better rates for advertisements running for longer periods.

Specifications

Refer to the examples shown.

Web site ads should be sent as JPG, GIF, or PDF files with dimensions of at least 400 pixels x 400 pixels for square ads or 200 pixels x 800 pixels for landscape rectangular ads.  Larger sizes are fine - we can resize for you.

Square or landscape rectangular ads display best in the space available.  Color ads should be in sRGB color space, 8-bit.

rectangular ads should be at least 200 pixels on the short [vertical] side and be in landscape format [width greater than height].

rectangular ads should be at least 200 pixels on the short [vertical] side and be in landscape format [width greater than height].

Square ads should be at least 400 pixels on a side.

Square ads should be at least 400 pixels on a side.

Questions about advertising with CBMS?  Need help designing an ad? Want to place an order right away?

Use our contact form and select "Advertising" as your Topic.  We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Ad Policy

CBMS reserves the right to refuse an ad for any reason or to terminate an ad at any time [with a prorated refund if we do].

For example, ads that in the sole judgement of CBMS do not serve our membership or are not related to the mission of CBMS may be refused.  Ads that in the sole judgement of CBMS link to content that does not serve our membership or is not related to the mission of CBMS may be refused.

By placing an ad with CBMS advertisers acknowledge and agree to this policy.