A large part of what we do on our blog is featuring, promoting & connecting with other bloggers, makers, creatives, small businesses and shops.
We aim to keep our content meaningful & relevant to our readers, therefore we welcome advertisers in fields such as vintage interior design & decoration, DIY, art, craft, graphic design & illustration, photography, home cooking/baking, gardening, vintage fashion etc.
If you think you’re a good fit and would like to advertise – get in touch!
We reserve the right to decline any request to host an ad or give-away or to write a review if we think the product or brand isn’t a good fit with our core readership. We do not share competition entrants’ contact details with any 3rd parties.
We accept sidebar ads in a range of sizes (see below). The sidebar, and therefore your ad, will be visible on every page. If you wish to have an ad in a size that isn’t shown just get in touch.
Please have a look below at the range of advertising & publicity opportunities we offer.
Page down for stats & other info!
Stats & stuff (last updated: 1 October 2015):
- 64 Klout score
- 383 subscribed readers through Feedburner
- 9,011 followers on Twitter 87K tweet impressions | 3.26M mention reach | 2.19M retweet reach | 688,575 worldwide rank
- 2,345 likes on Facebook
- 5,909 followers on Pinterest
- 2,566,662 views of our photo stream on Flickr
- 1,601 followers | 192 advocacy activity on Instagram
- 2,065 subscribers to our e-news list
We update our blog with new posts between 6 & 7 times per week. We received 7,009 page views in the last month, by 6,144 unique visitors.
Based on internet averages, the H is for Home Harbinger is visited more frequently by females who are aged 18-34, have no children, are university & post-graduate educated and browse this site from work.
Annually, we have visitors from 161 countries, the majority of whom are based in:
South Africa: 3.72%
The H is for Home Harbinger is a “for profit” blog. We only accept sponsors/advertisers or promote businesses that we feel share our ethos and have a common approach. We’re members of a few affiliate programs including SkimLinks, LinkShare and AffiliateFuture. We are also an Amazon Associate. What this means is if you click on an affiliate link, either within a post or in our sidebar and you go on to make a purchase, we’ll make a small commission. This will not add to the price you pay for anything.
We publish occasional guest and sponsored posts. Again only about or on behalf of carefully selected companies and brands.
Review & give-away policy
If you’re interested in submitting books, magazines, homeware items etc. to be reviewed, please get in touch via our contacts page. We only review items that we feel reflect the H is for Home style, but we appreciate every offer & inquiry! Review items that have been sent free-of-charge are clearly credited at the bottom of posts.
If you’re interested in running a competition or give-away via our blog, please get in touch. We’re also happy to write guest posts for other bloggers.
If you’re a journalist or PR professional working in the vintage and/or homewares market and are often looking for high res cut out images, please feel free to add us to your mailing list!
Guest blogging policy
We’re happy to consider writing guest posts on other blogs in our niche and with a similar readership. We’re also open to having guest bloggers write for us – pitch us an inspiring idea or two! We are increasingly receiving requests from ‘online marketeers’ and ‘SEO companies’ wanting to write guest posts for completely inappropriate clients. We do not respond to these kind of speculative pitches. If you are a ‘genuine’ blogger wanting to write a relevant post, here are our posting guidelines.
All guest posts must:
• be of interest & relevant to H is for Home and our audience
• not infringe any copyright laws
• be grammatically correct and not contain spelling errors
• not be self-promotional. Don’t include a “call to action” to visit your blog, website or shop; or to check out a product or service that you’re offering
• include a 2-3 sentence author biography to be published at the foot of the post. Up to 3 links may be included here – e.g. to the author’s website, webshop, blog or social media stream
• be original content. Guest posts that have already been published elsewhere will not be considered
We’re very flexible when it comes to blog post length. What we’re not flexible about however, is quality! We reserve the right to edit content in order to maintain our house style and standards.
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