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Advertising And Sponsorship Opportunities

Grow your brand and make direct sales with this rapidly growing site and its passionate readers

AmazingRibs.com is by far the #1 most popular barbecue and grilling website in the world and it ranks among the top 50 food websites in the nation.

The site features tested recipes, education, techniques, tips, science, mythbusting, and buying guides. Advertising on AmazingRibs.com is a great way to build your brand or make direct sales.


Think about this: In 2014, precisely 11,329,386 unique visitors came to AmazingRibs.com while only 3,500,000 people attended baseball at Yankee Stadium. That's three times the amount! And 2015 is on track to hit 45,000,000 pageviews.

According to the rating service comScore, AmazingRibs.com was ranked in the top 50 in total visitors in the food category in the US among tens of thousands of food sites including commercial sites. This placed the site ahead of such monsters as Emeril, Saveur magazine, Lean Cuisine, and Oscar Mayer (and they have Wienermobiles)!

Our rapid and steady growth is due to its prominent ranking in organic (unpaid) Google Search and other search engines. The site is fortunate to have more than 30 important keywords listed in the top 10 on Google, Bing, Yahoo! and other search engines. This is a reflection of quality.

We use Google Analytics (GA) to track usage statistics. GA is generally considered the best and most reliable source of traffic stats. Qualified prospective advertisers can contact us and we can supply you with reports direct from Google.


We use third party auditing services to measure the demographics of the site, Google and Quantcast. They differ significantly because measuring demographics is an inexact science at this time. Here's a typical snapshot:

15% Female
85% Male

2% 18-24
16% 25-34
18% 35-44
27% 45-54
22% 55-64
14% 65+

13% $0-30k
25% $30-60k
31% $60-100k
31% $100k+

84% Caucasian
5% African American
3% Asian
7% Hispanic
1% Other

53% No Kids
47% Kids

37% No College
46% College
17% Grad School

General terms of sale

1) Your site must be informative, accurate, original, well maintained, and well-designed. The identity of the persons in control must be clear and plain, and contacting him or her must be simple.

2) You must conspicuously post your privacy policy on your web site and make it available to all visitors. Your privacy policy must comply with all laws and accurately disclose your collection and use of visitor information.

3) Your site or your advertisers must not include or promote pornography, hate, bigotry, libel, violence, discrimination, or illegal activity.

4) Your ad may include motion or animation so long as we do not consider it annoying. We accept jpg, png, gif, or swf files.

5) All ads are subject to our approval. We reserve the right to reject any ads that we wish at our discretion without explanation.

Menu of ad options

We believe strongly in the wall between editorial and advertising so all our ads are sold by third parties. Here is how to select the spaces you want and how to contact the party who sells it.

There are many location and rate options depending on your budget. Below is a tasty menu.

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(Space A) Leaderboard 728 x 90 pixels

(Space B) Top Rectangle 300 x 250 pixels

(Space C) Skyscraper 300 x 600 pixels

Spaces A, B, and C are best suited for major corporations with significant ad budgets. You pay per 1,000 pageviews (CPM). Ads are run of site, meaning they appear on thousands of pages. This means your ads enjoy maximum visibility and impact. You can buy for as long or short as you want, or set a dollar limit. Contact us.

(Space D) Google AdsWords

These ads are well suited for small to medium sized businesses. Google AdWords offer ads that charge you only if someone clicks on it, known as Cost Per Click (CPC). Advertisers go to their site and bid on a list of keywords that appear in the articles on each page. Google AdWords are text only, and you can put a picture in your ad with VSW. If you work with either of these services, you can specify that you want to be on AmazingRibs.com or simply arrange to have your ads placed on sites related to your products.

(Space E) Blogads

This is our most affordable space, ideally suited for small businesses. Just click here and you can create your own ad, 300 pixels wide by 250 high. Type in your text, upload your image, enter the amount you want to spend or the length of time you want the ad to run, and as soon as we review it, it will go live.


If you have any questions, click here to contact us.

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grouchy?1) Please use the table of contents or the search box at the top of every page before you ask for help, then please post your question on the appropriate page.

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About this website. AmazingRibs.com is all about the science of barbecue, grilling, and outdoor cooking, with great BBQ recipes, tips on technique, mythbusting, and unbiased equipment reviews. Learn how to set up your grills and smokers properly, the thermodynamics of what happens when heat hits meat, and how to cook great food outdoors. There are also buying guides to barbeque smokers, grills, accessories, and thermometers, as well as hundreds of excellent tested recipes including all the classics: Baby back ribs, pulled pork, Texas brisket, burgers, chicken, smoked turkey, lamb, steaks, chili, barbecue sauces, spice rubs, and side dishes, with the world's best all edited by Meathead Goldwyn.

Brought to you by readers like you who support us with their membership in our Pitmaster Club. Click here to learn more about benefits to membership.

Advertising. AmazingRibs.com is by far the most popular barbecue website in the world, still growing rapidly, and one of the 25 most popular food websites in the US according to comScore, Quantcast, Compete, and Alexa. Click here for analytics and advertising info.

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