The Superbowl is coming up on February 1st. I just read a whole bunch of articles where people are voting against spending the $3 Million USD to place an ad during the event. (My favorite story is this one. With the economy where it is, and with people worried about how they’re going to pay for everything, I offer you this alternative:
Advertise on a Blog
Sure, it won’t be viewed by millions (unless you pick the top blogs), but it will be clicked, clickable, linked, embedded in the Google hivemind forever, and countless other benefits over a 30 second spot.
And cheap. If you wanted to pay 1/1000th of the price of that superbowl spot, I’m sure plenty of people would love to take $3,000 for your ad. Not sure where to advertise? Swing by Alltop and figure out the right category for your spend. Go check out Compete.com for a glance at their site traffic, and maybe ping Technorati to determine the site’s authority.
So think about this: if you wanted to spend the same as a Superbowl ad, you could buy one THOUSAND ads at $3000 each and carpetbomb the blogosphere while sharing the wealth.
Crazy, I know. Or…
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