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How much to charge for a text link ?
cowan5




msg:3617550
 8:51 pm on Apr 2, 2008 (gmt 0)

I have had a request for a text link on my website for 1 year. So my question is does anyone know how much to charge ? My site is fairly new and only has a PR of 1

 

londrum




msg:3617572
 9:14 pm on Apr 2, 2008 (gmt 0)

as much as they are willing to pay.

there is no easy answer. depends on where it's placed, how prominent it is, and how much traffic/benifit they are going to get out of it.
i can't see they'll get much, if any, if your site is brand new with a PR of one. maybe they are thinking long term benifit.

MiniAlex




msg:3637492
 11:07 am on Apr 29, 2008 (gmt 0)

as londrum answered pretty much everything.
personally i wouldnt buy a text link from a pr1 unless you have a lot of traffic. i stick to selling banners and page advertising . it is a lot easier to sell and people dont tend to care about pr, only visitors.

wolfadeus




msg:3701587
 11:55 am on Jul 18, 2008 (gmt 0)

If you don't sell links excessively, but present your "sponsors" properly with picture and textlink ("advertorial), I think that links from the homepage should go for a Euro per 100 visitors - eg. if your homepage receives 500 unique visitors a day, I would charge 5 Euros for the link.

But this, of course, is only a rule of the thumb - you see links for sale for much less and much more; on average, the rate I gave is rather high and you won't sell many links with it.

[edited by: encyclo at 2:01 pm (utc) on July 23, 2008]

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