Advertise on WebUrbanist


Why Advertise on WebUrbanist? Our authors and editors are experienced trend hunters, publishing daily articles that reach both loyal regular readers but also enjoy broader circulation on social media, news and design sites around the web. To get started, simply select a unit size above and begin our easy do-it-yourself ad purchasing process, facilitated by BuySellAds, a trusted third party network.

Unique and Influential: Advertisements placed on WebUrbanist reach both our the core demographic but can also lead to coverage on high-traffic online magazines that look to this publication for fresh new ideas and inspiration.

Traffic and Readers: WebUrbanist is one of the most popular art and design publications online, with over 500,000 monthly RSS subscribers and an average of 1,000,000 monthly on-site visitors, putting the site in the top 25K on Alexa and top 500 on Technorati.

Reputation and Links: WebUrbanist has been featured on the front pages of social news sites including Metafilter, Reddit, Digg, StumbleUpon and Pinterest. The site and its features have been covered by various national and international publications including The Guardian, The BBC, NPR, FOX, MSNBC, Gawker, Gizmodo, Dezeen, Colossal, WebWare, Pronet Advertising, Wired, TechCrunch, Mental Floss, Neatorama, Deputy Dog and Dark Roasted Blend.

Visitors and Demographics: Our readership is gender-balanced (about 55% male and 45% female). The vast majority are over 18 years old and college educated and the plurality are between 18 and 35. Half of them earn over $60,000 annually and 25% earn over $100,000 a year. The majority of traffic comes from the United States (followed by the UK, Canada, Australia and Western Europe).

Sizes and Placements: WebUrbanist offers a variety of standard IAB advertisments as well as custom solutions to fit advertiser needs, including high-profile placements in high-CTR locations across the entire website or targeted by category.  We are also open to other types, sizes, specific targeting requirements and entirely unique and custom sponsorship solutions. However, we will not compromise our editorial conduct nor violate conventional webmaster best-practice approaches, so any sponsored pieces will be clearly disclosed and must be about an agreed-upon subject relevant to our readers (and not about a brand or advertiser).

Get Started Right Now: Use our DIY system above, or Contact us for more information but be sure to include as much relevant information as possible, such as:  (1) what product, service or site you wish to advertise, (2) what your primary goals are for a campaign – including budget, and (3) what kinds of advertising you are interest in (e.g. CPM vs. flat fee, ROS vs. targeted, IAB vs. smaller button ads). Please keep in mind that we receive more inquires than we can address individually, so the more details you send the more likely we are to respond.