Get your message out to an enthusiastic outdoor audience
Since February 2006, Florida Hikes! has been the primary source of online hiking information for both Florida visitors and residents. Winning awards from American Trails and the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, this website is at the top of its game for name recognition and Google keywords in its niche. Our weekly total reach on Facebook has exceeded 74,000 people, and our normal monthly traffic has topped 40,000 UVs during hiking season. Our overall audience on the website, Facebook, and Twitter continues to grow.
Whether you’re providing a direct service that hikers might be interested in, such as outfitting, shuttles, gear, or food, or represent a destination within Florida that appeals to folks who love the outdoors, or an outdoor event such as a birding festival, you’ll find Florida Hikes! a great value for your advertising dollar.
Contact us about the options below. Thanks for your interest!
Annual Sponsorship of content on the Florida Hikes website
Placement of your linked sponsorship graphic or video ad (250×250) prominently at the top of the sidebar for a particular web page for one year. $250 per hike, $1,000 per city / overview landing page, $2,500 per region (Northwest, North, Central, South). Only one sponsor accepted for each slot.
Advertising on the Florida Hikes website
Sidebar ads (300×125) displayed below any sponsors, on all pages within a grouping. A limited number of ads will be available.
- Appear on all Hike pages – $250 per month or $2,500 per year
- Appear on all Hike Grouping pages (overview pages) – $500 per month or $5,000 per year.
- Advertising on specific pages is negotiable starting at $250 per month or $2,500 per year.
Advertising on the Florida Hikes blog
Sidebar ads (300×125) displayed on all blog pages, $150 per month or $1,000 per year. The blog is updated 2-5x per week, depending on the season. See the blog.
Advertising on the Sojourn blogs
This growing set of blogs covers our not-so-typical explorations of both Florida and other places to get outdoors, and includes Not Quite Thru: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail, Florida Trail Adventures, and Travels with Primrose. Sidebar ads (300×125) displayed on all blog pages within these sets (choose one), $50 per month or $500 per year. Exclusive sponsorship of any of these special interest blogs is available, contact us for details.
Sponsorship of eHikes
Periodic email to a select group of avid hikers, started in November 2008, in an opt-in mailing list. Florida tourism destinations may request coverage of a hike in their area. Sponsorship includes your graphic and up to 100 words describing your services, with link to your landing page. View a sample eHike
- $250 per hike
Advertising in the Florida Hikes! eNews
Newsletter sent to nearly 900 opt-in subscribers. Newsletter link shared weekly to another 8,500-plus followers on Facebook and Twitter. Newsletter is sent weekly from October 1-Apr 30 (Florida’s hiking season), and periodically, no less than monthly, May 1-Sep 30. View a sample of the eNews
- Up to 25 words plus link: $50 for one month or $250 per year
- Up to 50 words plus link and small graphic: $100 for one month or $500 per year
Limited spaces available
Not able to do your own graphic design? No problem! For a setup fee of $75 per hour, we can take care of that for you and design a banner ad to meet your needs.
Please note that we reserve the right to refuse to accept advertising based on our perception of how your product or service fits our Florida Hikes! audience. It’s important that what you offer is a good fit for outdoor recreation and an audience interested in Florida.
We do not sell links. We will consider pay-for-post sponsored blogging if the topic fits our audience. We do product reviews on a regular basis, and will work with tourism destinations to provide coverage under contract. All such projects are disclosed to our readers.