Sponsored Article

Details:

  • Publish one article on the site of your choice.
  • Includes exclusive home page native ad placement for one week
  • Standard banner roadblock on article

Description

Connect Your Company’s Voice To Our Online Communities
You provide the story, we provide the platform. Publish one article on the site of your choice and gain immediate exposure to game developer audience looking for new ideas and industry expertise. Your content will be hosted on a section landing page and marked as sponsored. Align with our editorial and start driving awareness.

Article Guidelines

Submission & Format Specifications for Sponsored Articles

  • Submissions should be at least 500 words and no more than 1000 words in length
  • Submit using Microsoft Word or Google Doc .doc or .docx format
  • File your submission to the manager assigned to you
  • Indicate what section you would like the sponsored article to appear in
  • Headline should be 50 characters maximum
  • Provide a brief summary of your article: 30-40 words
  • Author name and biography (30-40 words max) are optional. No headshot is required
  • Images can be included in the article at a maximum resolution of 640 pixels wide. The best approach is to send images at the size you’d like them to be seen on the site, given that width limit. We prefer .jpg or .png file types
  • A short caption text can accompany images
  • Links to videos on official company YouTube accounts or official websites are fine. (We cannot embed videos within the article, however.)

Image File Formats:

  • gif
  • jpg
  • png

Max Image File Size:

  • 60K
  • 640 pixels width

Includes Roadblock Ad Campaign

Included Package Creatives:

  • Leaderboard 728 x 90
  • Medium Rectangle 300 x 250
  • Skyscraper 160 x 600 or Half Page 300 x 600

Formats:

  • gif
  • jpg
  • png
  • HTML
  • HTML5
  • Rich Media
  • **All Flash files need to be converted to HTML5

Max File Size:

  • 40K

Animation Time Limit:

  • 15 seconds

Loop Limit:

  • 3 loops, 15 seconds each

Notes:

  • The website will display on top of your wallpaper background.
  • Keep in mind, the viewable area is whatever fits in the margins of the user’s display, which varies depending on screen size
  • The most common screen size is 1280px width for our users
  • When creating the ad creative, the “edges” of the creative should be a solid color that can be used to fill the rest of the page as the user scrolls down. Please feel free to use a solid color that matches your ad campaign

Link:

  • Linking URL is required upon creative submission

Creatives Deadline

gif, jpg, png, HTML

  • Two business days before campaign launch

HTML5

  • Five business days before campaign launch

Example

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