Overview

Welcome to our advertising opportunity page - Now With Geotargeting!

The Mulch offers cost effective ways to reach new customers. Our members and visitors are just what you want, avid gardeners. We use multiple strategies to create traffic on our website, which translates into new customers for you.

We have an great advertising packages for gardening organizations of all shapes and sizes - Big, Small, Online, Local, Nurseries, Landscape Designers, Home and Garden Expos - we have something for you - Contact Us and we'll help you get started! or if you'd like you can start on your own.

Below you will find a list of some of the advertising packages we offer. Once you've registered as an advertizer you can click on "view zones" link, to view where your ads will be displayed. If you are not approved as an advertiser yet, please click here to register.

We've made it very easy to get started, just follow these steps:

Step 1: Join the Mulch - we suggest you use your company name as your username and logo as your avatar.
Step 2: Register as an advertiser
Step 3: Buy an advertising package
Step 4: Add your banners/ads
Step 5: Start a campaign
Step 6: Get traffic to your site! Get Started Now!

IMPORTANT - YOU MUST BE REGISTERED AS A MEMBER AND AS AN ADVERTISER BEFORE GETTING ANY PACKAGES BELOW

Advertising Packages
Description Price
Good Deal - 100 Clicks for only $35.00

Pay only .35 per click to drive targeted traffic to your website. This is great deal for the PPC advertising on the Mulch. We accept Standard, Affiliate and Flash sized 728x90, 160x600, 300x250, 120x240 banners. You can also create 160x240 Facebook style text ads.

Terms:

100 Clicks

Type

Cost Per Click CPC - Cost Per Click
35.00 USD

Super Good Deal - 200 Clicks for $58.00

Pay only .29 per click to drive targeted traffic to your website. This is great deal for the PPC advertising on the Mulch. We accept Standard, Affiliate and Flash sized 728x90, 160x600, 300x250, 120x240 banners. You can also create 160x240 Facebook style text ads.

Terms:

200 Clicks

Type

Cost Per Click CPC - Cost Per Click
58.00 USD

Great Deal - 400 Clicks for $96.00

Only pay .24 per click to drive targeted traffic to your website. This is the best deal for the PPC advertising on the Mulch. We accept Standard, Affiliate and Flash sized 728x90, 160x600, 300x250, 120x240 banners. You can also create 160x240 Facebook style text ads.

Terms:

400 Clicks

Type

Cost Per Click CPC - Cost Per Click
96.00 USD

Special Introductory Offer - 1000 Clicks for only $199.00

For a limited time pay less than .20 per click to drive targeted traffic to your website. This is the best deal for the PPC advertising on the Mulch. We accept Standard, Affiliate and Flash sized 728x90, 160x600, 300x250, 120x240 banners. You can also create 160x240 Facebook style text ads.

Terms:

1000 Clicks

Type

Cost Per Click CPC - Cost Per Click
199.00 USD

10,000 Views for only $39.95

Would you prefer to use CPM advertising? If so, we're glad to help. Get your advertisement seen 10,000 times for only $39.95. We accept Standard, Affiliate and Flash sized 728x90, 160x600, 300x250, 120x240 banners. You can also create 160x240 Facebook style text ads.

Terms:

10000 Impressions

Type

Cost Per Impression CPM - Cost Per 1000 Impressions
39.95 USD




For More Advertising Opportunities See Below (Contact Us For More Information):

1. We'll republish and promote your eNewsletters (Learn More Here): The popularity of the feature has been steadily growing and is a fantastic deal. The cost is a simple $10 per newsletter which we publish in our Special Offers, Newsletters and Gardening Tips Section. After we publish your newsletter we link to it throughout the Mulch, advertise in Google, and announce each eNewsletter to our Twitter and Facebook followers. Contact Us and we'll help you get started!

2. Featured Directory Listing and Pay Per Click Advertising (Learn More Here): This can include banner ads inside content, links, Facebook style ads, Featured Directory listings or any combination of all of them. We recommend purchasing a package of PPC or CPM advertising and then let us manage where your links/banners/text ads will be shown. You can see all of the pricing options in our Advertising Packages section. You'll get great brand awareness and visibility for a GREAT PRICE.  Contact Us and we'll help you get started!

3. Widgets (Learn More Here): Widget's are a very effective way to give an interesting and changing message to our visitors. It can be set up to pull information directly from an rss feed you provide, or we can create a widget with a number of different messages which rotate, but are not connected to an rss feed. The widget is priced between $50 - $250 per month depending on location.

4. Coming Soon: The Ultimate Gardening Calendar (Learn More Here) – We send Monthly Plant Care Reminders directly to interested home gardeners. This is the perfect opportunity to use your plant care expertise as a targeted marketing tool.  Contact Us and we'll help you get started!

We also have an Advertiser Registration Wizard.


 Get Your eNewsleter Read By Tons of Avid Gardeners! 

We'll republish and promote your eNewsletters or Press Releases: This is one of our most popular and innovative advertising feature and it's a fantastic deal. The cost is a simple $10 per newsletter which we publish in our Special Offers section Contact Us and we'll help you get started!

We Publish Your Complete Message: Your marketing department has already put together a great newsletter, why not let it be seen by the avid gardeners visiting the Mulch? Instead of a banner, readers will see your whole message, including your special offers, timely tips and important announcements.

We publish links to your eNewsletter effectively in multiple high traffic areas: We include links to the latest eNewsletters on every page on the Mulch, links and spotlights in our bi-monthly newsletter, in Google adwords, and we announce each eNewsletter to our Twitter and Facebook followers, and publish in multiple RSS feeds - all for only a flat fee of $10 per eNewsletter.              

Great For Your SEO - Your eNewsletter is published as content and is indexed on all of the big search engines just like any article: Instead of a just a banner or a link to your website (like conventional advertisements) we publish your complete eNewsletter as a content piece on the Mulch and keep it active as long as you'd like. This does two things, it makes it so visitors of the Mulch are exposed to your message(s) for a longer period of time, and it makes it so the large search engines will make these available to anyone searching the internet. The top portion will have a sort able list (so visitors can easily see all of your past newsletters) and will show the date and the company, and when you click the link it will take the member to your email which is published on the Mulch, and then all links will go directly to your website.

Join other top gardening companies (large and small): Including Burpee, Gardener's Supply, Earthbox, Nature Hills, Territorial Seeds, High Country Gardens, Walter Andersen Nursery, Anderson's La Costa, Armstrong Gardens and many more! See all of them in our  Special Offers, Newsletters and Gardening Tips Section.

Simple, cheap and effective advertising – what could be better! We’ll do all the work and you’ll get results, all for only $10 per newsletter. There’s no long term commitment, you can start or stop at any time, it’s simple, clean, easy and it will get results!

This is a great opportunity we hope you’ll take advantage of! Contact Us and we'll help you get started!

Now you can Join many of the Top Gardening Companies and get your Newsletter or Press Release published for our members to see – all for only $10 per newsletter. See all the latest Special Offers, Newsletters and Gardening Tips Here.

It’s very simple, here’s how it works:

  1. We subscribe to your newsletter.

  2. When you send out your regular email newsletters, notes or promotions we’ll publish it in our special high visibility “Special Offers, Newsletters and Gardening Tips” area.

  3. We’ll aggressively promote it with links on every page on our website, Twitter, Facebook, Google Adwords, in our Members' Newsletter and other special advertising - and people will read it and visit your website.

  4. At the end of the month we’ll charge you a flat $10 fee for each newsletter you’ve sent out. We’ll do all the work and you’ll get results, all for only $10 per newsletter.

There’s no long term commitment, you can start or stop at any time, it’s simple, clean, easy and it will get results!

This is in a high visibility area in the  Special Offers, Newsletters and Gardening Tips Here . The top portion will have a sort able list (so visitors can easily see all of your past newsletters) and will show the date and the company, and when you click the link it will take the member to your email which is published on the Mulch, and then all links will go directly to your website.

GREAT FOR YOUR SEO - Your eNewsletter is published as content and is indexed on all of the big search engines just like any article: Instead of a just a banner or a link to your website (like conventional advertisements) we publish your complete eNewsletter as a content piece on the Mulch and keep it active as long as you'd like. This does two things, it makes it so visitors of the Mulch are exposed to your message(s) for a longer period of time, and it makes it so the large search engines will make these available to anyone searching the internet. The top portion will have a sort able list (so visitors can easily see all of your past newsletters) and will show the date and the company, and when you click the link it will take the member to your email which is published on the Mulch, and then all links will go directly to your website.

Simple, cheap and effective advertising – what could be better! Get what you’ve already done in front of more (and new) avid gardeners without creating any more work for you! Your marketing department has already put together a great newsletter, why not let it be seen by the people visiting the Mulch.

This is a great new opportunity which I hope you’ll take advantage of! We’ll gladly answer any questions you have.

Contact Mitch Shirts by email or phone (858) 248-0414 to learn more or to sign up now!


directadFeatured Directory Listings, Banner, Content & Search Package

Get noticed – gardeners are using our online directory to find garden related products and services in their area. We’re able to feature premium Directory listings ON EVERY PAGE throughout the website in high traffic areas for maximum exposure. Visitors can see maps, get directions and easily contact listed businesses.This is a very affordable way to advertise on the Mulch. 

Our Featured Directoy Listings Include Standard listing with your logo (120x120) plus a full one page “brochure web page” and strategically placed links throughout the website for your listing, it’s like getting three ads in one! Featured listings are displayed by section alphabetically at the top of the page, above standard listings. This is a great way to improve your websites' Search Engine Ranking, and if you don't have a website you can use the brochure web page as a nice way to get seen until you get one. 

Featured Directory Listing Includes (all for only $19.95 per month)

  • Directory listing with top placement on relevant searches
  • Zip code area search
  • Color logo
  • Interactive features
  • Website & email links, reviews & ratings, Google maps & much more
  • Web "brochure/coupon"- full page to display any special, coupon, promotion you'd like
  • Text links to your listing strategically placed throughout our website

This is a great opportunity to stand out on the Mulch, especially on our searches which really draws attention to your message.

Contact Us and we'll help you get started!


burpeeewidgetWIDGETS - You supply the content and we'll publish it in a 300x250 widget:

It's a very effective way to give an interesting and changing message to our visitors. It can be set up to pull information directly from an rss feed you provide, or we can create a widget with a number of different messages which rotate, but are not connected to an rss feed.

The widget is priced between $50 - $200 per month depending on location.

This is a great opportunity to stand out with an interactive message which really draws attention to your message.

Contact Us and we'll help you get started!



Plant Care Sharing - It's the future of micro targeted marketing. It's based on their Region and the Plants the visitor has interest in.

Get new customers, clients or club members or make your existing clients very happy simply by leveraging your existing knowledge about plants in your area, or any area you sell plants. Our new Plant Care Sharing System lets you EASILY create regional care instructions for the plants you're familiar with and get them delivered at THE APPROPRIATE TIME to interested gardeners in your area.

What products do you sell and would like to recommend? What local climate issues affect plant care When’s the right time to buy this plant at your store When’s the right time to plant seeds (and buy them at your store) When’s the right time to fertilize? With what product? When’s the right time to Prune? with what tool?

Now you can deliver this information directly to the people who are interested in it. We'll even send this information each month to each member who uses your plant care.

Advertise with the Mulch and get your message delivered!

Think of this as a fantastic marketing tool in the world of Social Media. We're constantly growing and getting new members from all over the world - these could be your new customers. We've developed a wonderful web based application which you can use and customize to your needs. The better question is WHY WOULDN'T YOU DO IT!

Even if they got plants from somewhere else, if they go to you for care instructions you'll be gaining brand awareness, they will be seeing your company name and logo, and customers will be more likely to come to your website for their next purchase, knowing that you will provide FREE care reminders for them.

Move into the 21st Century of gardening information with us - start now - contact us to help you get started!

Our system takes your plant care expertise and automatically creates customized Monthly Plant Care Calenders for your clients! It's the future of Plant Care - don't be left behind - take advantage of this fantastic system. 

Contact Us and we'll help you get started!


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