Thanks for your interest in become a sponsor at UrbanMonk.Net. This site is recognized by many to be one of the best personal development and spirituality blogs available. Being a sponsor here will be a great choice for enhancing your site and branding.

Benefits of Sponsorship

Sponsoring the site through a text link will:

  1. Raise awareness of your business.
  2. Send direct visitors to your website.
  3. Raises your link popularity.

Link popularity is currently one of the most efficient ways to boost your search engine and Google rankings. The higher up you climb, the more search engine traffic your business will receive. This is often called organic traffic, and is highly desirable as organic traffic is already targeted, high quality, and more receptive to what you have to offer.

Basic information

Urban Monk.Net is frequently maintained, and is quickly rising to the top of the Personal Development, Philosophy and Spirituality blogs. It is very well ranked by Google for the extremely competitive keyword “Personal Development”. It has also already broken into the higher tiers of services like Alexa and Technorati. These sites are a rough gauge of traffic and blog popularity, respectively.

As the site jumps in both reader and technical popularity, so will the benefit of a sponsored text link.

Traffic and Visitors Information

All information below current as of September 2009 –

  • 50,000 60,000 views / visitors a month average, according to the official WordPress statistics package.
  • 150+ articles and pages, written with dedication to quality.
  • 5300+ daily RSS readers, according to Feedburner.com.

According to Alexa.com, my traffic comes from these countries (averaged from the past 3 months):

  • United States: 42.8%
  • India: 21.8%
  • United Kingdom: 6.4%
  • China: 5.4%

The blog attracts a reader base that is interested in improving any aspect of their life:

  • Mental health
  • Physical health
  • Social skills
  • Romance and relationship skills
  • Career and Purpose in Life
  • Breaking an addiction
  • Psychology
  • Spirituality

If your product will benefit or appeal to such readers, sponsorship is the right choice for you. The readers of this blog are more passionate and form a stronger community than the typical blog.

Payment and Prices

Payment is via PayPal.com. You can use your PayPal balance, your credit card or in some countries, your bank account. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment via credit card.

Prices will rise with traffic and subscriber figures, but never during a block of time that you have paid for, so act fast. There are no promises made about traffic sent or conversions to sales.

All packages are a monthly subscription created in PayPal. It is easy to cancel the subscription manually via PayPal.com, or feel free to contact me at any time. No inappropriate content, such as porn, hate or gambling links.

Package One Text Links

What you get: A text link on every page of the site, located in the sidebar.
Cost: $50 USD per month.

This package gives you a text based link on every single page of the website, including the main front page. Your link is placed under the Featured Sites section of the sidebar. You choose the anchor text (please keep it within 30 characters) and link URL and can change it at anytime.