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The OGaugeWatch blog made its debut back in the beginning of 2006. The number of readers has been growing every since. For the 12 months year to date period ending 2/29/08 the OGW blog received 261,143 page views from 139,629 unique visitors.  For the month of February '08, OGW received 18,636 page views from 11,680 unique visitors.  Stats are calculated using StatCounter.com. OGaugeWatch readers include beginners, enthusiasts and everyone in between.  Advertising on OGaugeWatch can be a very cost effective way to promote O Gauge products and/or retail establishments to thousands of O Gauge fans each month.

OGaugeWatch offers several ways to advertise your O Gauge products or services including Standard Ad Units, a Premium Ad Unit, an Individual Archive Page Ad Unit and Text Link Ads.

Standard Sponsorship Ad Units

OGaugeWatch is offering at least six individual Standard Sponsorship Ad Units to be displayed in the top right sidebar area of every OGaugeWatch page, excluding the OGW Store.  These ad units are priced on a monthly basis for a permanent ad spot.   Pricing for the Standard Sponsorship Ad Unit is $50 per month or $250 for 6 months. A minimum term of 3 months is preferred.

Standard Sponsorship Ad Unit Specifications:
  • 120 X 120 pixel size
  • Preferably depicting the company or product logo
  • Will link back to the company/product page
  • Simple ads preferred, limited animation allowed

Premium Sponsorship Ad Unit


OGaugeWatch is offering one Premium Sponsorship Ad Unit which will consist of a banner ad as big as 720 by 90 pixels displayed at the top of every OGaugeWatch page.  This ad unit will be priced on a monthly basis for a permanent ad spot.  Pricing for the Premium Sponsorship Ad Unit is $85 per month or $450 for 6 months. A minimum term of 3 months is required.

Premium Sponsorship Ad Unit Specifications:
  • Preferably 720 x 90 pixels
  • Preferably depicting the company or product logo with some additional details
  • Will link back to the company/product page
  • Limited animation is allowed


Individual Archive Page Ad Unit


OGaugeWatch is offering one Individual Archive Page Ad Unit which will consist of a banner ad as big as 470 by 60 pixels displayed at the bottom of every post's Individual Archive Page just above the "comments" section.   This ad unit will be priced on a monthly basis for a permanent ad spot.  Pricing for the Individual Archive Page Ad Unit is $30 per month or $150 for 6 months. A minimum term of 3 months is required.

Individual Archive Page Ad Unit Specifications:
  • Preferably 470 x 60 pixels
  • Preferably depicting the company or product logo with some additional details
  • Will link back to the company/product page
  • Limited animation is allowed


Text Link Ads


The text link ads will be listed in the OGW Featured Sites section of the right sidebar just below the OGW Sponsors section. Text Link Ads will appear on every OGaugeWatch page, excluding the OGW Store.  Text links are priced on a monthly basis for a permanent ad spot.  Pricing for the a Text Link is $15 per month or $60 for 6 months. A minimum term of 3 months is preferred.

Text Link Speciifications:
  • Anchor text for the link will appear in the standard OGW link color
  • Will link back to a company/product page


Other Sponsorship Opportunities


Other sponsorship opportunities such as Entire Site Sponsorship, RSS Feed Sponsorship and Email Update Sponsorship are also available for discussion.



A service to build the ad units mentioned above is available for a small fee if you are unable to supply one.

The preferred payment method for ad spots on OGW is via Paypal to the email address Dave@OGaugeWatch.com, however, checks will also be accepted. If you're interested in discussing the opportunity of becoming an advertiser on OGaugeWatch.com please send an email to Dave@OGaugeWatch.com. Only products and services that will appeal to the growing number of OGaugeWatch readers will be considered for sponsorship.

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