Horror & Dark Fantasy

Samhain Horror

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Nightmare, October 2012Nightmare is an online horror and dark fantasy magazine. In Nightmare‘s pages, you will find all kinds of horror fiction, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror.

Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, every month Nightmare will bring you a mix of originals and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors—from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven’t heard of yet. When you read Nightmare, it is our hope that you’ll see where horror comes from, where it is now, and where it’s going.

Nightmare also includes nonfiction, fiction podcasts, and Q&As with our authors that go behind-the-scenes of their stories. Our publication schedule each month includes two pieces of original fiction and two fiction reprints, along with a feature interview and an artist gallery showcasing our cover artist. We publish ebook issues on the first of every month, which are available for sale in ePub/Mobi format via our website and also available in other formats such as Kindle and Nook. We also offer subscriptions to our ebook edition in a variety of formats. Each issue’s contents are serialized on our website throughout the month, with new features publishing on the first four Wednesdays of every month.

TRAFFIC

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  • Pageviews: Pageviews is the total number of pages viewed. Repeated views of a single page are counted.
  • Sessions: Total number of Sessions within the date range. A session is the period time a user is actively engaged with your website, app, etc. All usage data (Screen Views, Events, Ecommerce, etc.) is associated with a session.
  • Users: Users that have had at least one session within the selected date range. Includes both new and returning users.

Jun. 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014:

  • pageviews: 239,188
  • sessions: 116,108
  • users: 68,571

Jan. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013:

  • pageviews: 182,624
  • sessions: 87,293
  • users: 49,083

AGE

  • 17-24: 18%
  • 25-54: 69%
  • 55+: 13%

GENDER

  • Male: 58%
  • Female: 41%

RATES AND SPECIFICATIONS

Rates for online advertising in Nightmare are as follows, for monthly placements:

Top, Left Sidebar (#1)

—box ad, 300 x 250: $250

Middle, Left Sidebar (#2)

—option 1: tower ad, 300 x 600: $250
—option 2: box ad 300 x 250: $150

Variable Position (#3)

—banner ad, 460 x 60: $100

Bottom, Left Footer (#4)

—box ad, 300 x 250: $150

Bottom, Right Footer (#5)

—box ad, 300 x 250: $150

Ad Map: View the ad map to see where all of the abovementioned ads are located on the Nightmare website.

Placement: All ads will appear on the Nightmare homepage and on all subpages.

Duration: Rates shown are monthly. Discounts are available for multiple and long-term orders.

File Formats: GIF, JPG, or Javascript
Size Limit: 55kb (more or less, within reason)

Frequency: Nightmare publishes monthly ebook issues, with all of the ebook content being released weekly online for free, on Wednesdays, including a new piece of fiction and nonfiction, along with “author spotlights” on our contributors.

Closing Dates: Five days before the 1st of the month you want to advertise in.

Contact: [email protected]

Disclaimer: All advertising is accepted subject to publishers’ approval. The publishers reserve the right to reject any advertising which they feel is not in keeping with Nightmare‘s standards. Advertiser and advertising agency assume liability for all content of advertisements printed, and also assume responsibility for any claims arising therefrom against the publishers.

SITE SPONSORSHIP

Get all four ads for $600 ($200-$250 off the list price). Discounts available for long-term sponsorship buys: for example, a six-month sponsorship agreement reduces the monthly rate to $500 a month.

Site sponsorship would give your company a high profile venue in the community to advertise your new titles.

EBOOK EDITIONS

Our ebook editions cannot contain advertising, as per Amazon’s (and some other ebook retailers’) terms of service. However, as part of our sponsorship package we can include simple, text-based “advertainment” in our editorials, spotlighting various new titles your company is offering, and/or include a novel excerpt in the ebook edition.