Violent Acres is a popular blog with observations on real estate, financial planning, child abuse, the fat acceptance movement, mommyblogging, and other various social and political issues.

Why You Should Advertise

Since debuting in October of 2006, VA has gained a strong, rapidly growing audience. The site has been featured in reputable online publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and MSNBC. It has also been at the center of internet dramas that have at times rocketed it to the top of Technorati’s top search terms, Alexa’s Movers & Shakers, and other popularity indexes. Over 30+ articles have made it to the front page of Digg and seemingly half of everything that’s written makes it to the front page of Reddit.

  • Receives more than 275,000 page views per month. That’s in a slow month. When things pop on Reddit, Digg, or StumbleUpon it’s reached as high as 700,000. The average is in the 300,000 – 400,000 range.
  • Top 10k Technorati ranking. This has been as high as 1,500 at times.
  • 8000+ RSS subscribers, including 2,700+ direct email subscribers.

Here are a few tips on how to maximize your ad’s performance for VA’s audience.

Advertising Options & Rates

Premium Ads (125×125 images)
These ads are displayed in the right sidebar on every page. There are only 8 slots available and they are first come, first serve. They are sold on a monthly basis and are displayed in the order they are purchased. This means if you’re the second to buy an ad, your ad will be displayed second until the one in the first slot is no longer renewed. They’ll you’ll move up a slot.

The current price is: $150. This is less than $.50 CPM on an average month. That’s…inexpensive to say the least.

Please include a link to the 125×125 image you want to use. Host it on one of the free image hosting services if you have to. We’ll copy it down and host it locally. Also include the URL of the page you would like the ad to link to.

To advertise on, email your contact information, business name, and ad preference to

V{at} (change the VA to this sites domain name – spell it out)