Full color ads -- 960 pixels wide by 540 pixels high -- are published every Saturday of the month. Read through our frequently asked questions and answers to see how easy it is to advertise on Shelties Online.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. I have never done an online ad, how do I get started?
Please email us your photo (s) and ad copy (what you want to say) and we will design your ad for you. We will also send you a proof of the ad before the publish date.
2. Will I see a proof of my ad before it is published?
Yes, we will email you a proof of your ad before the publish date.
3. How long will my ad be published online?
We publish new ads every saturday. Your ad will remain in the ad tunnel for 1 week. A link to the ad also appears on the contents page for one month. After the one-month run on the contents page, the link is displayed in the advertising archive page in the year the ad was published. Every ad that has been published on Shelties Online since 2004 is still conveniently archived. Please visit the current ad archive here. Past archives can also be found on the page as well.
4. Can I design my own ad and is there a discount?
If you prefer to design the ad yourself or to have another designer create the ad, please submit the file as a 72 dpi - jpg. The ad space is 960 pixels wide with a height of 540 pixels. Interior ads are just $35 sent designed.
5. What is the difference between a lead ad and a interior ad?
New display advertising is arranged in a tunnel with the homepage of the site serving as the lead ad. Interior ads are ads that are placed in the fifth ad space or after.
6. How do I request a specific ad placement?
Just email us to inquire about a specific publish date. We conveniently publish new ads every Saturday of the month. Ad reservations for any specific ad placement must be paid in full at the time of reservation. There is a 1/2 non-refundable fee if you cancel your reservation.
7. Do I have to make a reservation?
No, a reservation is not required for interior ad placement.
9. Is there a deadline for receiving ads? Web ready ads are due at Noon on Friday East Coast time, prior to the publish date of your choice. If you need the team at sheltiesonline to design your ad, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
10. How much does it cost to advertise?
Lead Ad -- $100 (Paid in full at the time of reservation) page 1
Preferred requested ad space -- $75 (Paid in full at the time of reservation) pages 2-4
Interior Ad -- $50
First photo -- free, $10 for each additional photo
Pedigree -- $10
On-site links to pedigrees or other SOL content -- $10 each
Email links -- Free
External links in exchange for a link back to Sheltiesonline.com (link to either the contents page or to the advertiser's ad)
All funds $US
11. How do I pay for my ad?
Click the link below to pay for your ad or breeder's listing using either PayPal or your credit card (you don't need a PayPal account to use the PayPal site to pay with your credit card). > Pay Online
We also accept checks. If you prefer to pay via check, we will publish your ad on the following Saturday after we receive your check. Please make your check payable to 'Karen Jordan' sent to:
P.O. Box 416
Dunedin, FL 34697