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The Parenting Patch Accepts Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content

The Parenting Patch: Where Parents Grow is a website about parenting including a blog including crafts, news including health research, reviews, recipes, and information including baby sign language and a week by week pregnancy calendar that was founded in September 2011 by Heather and James, a husband and wife team who were soon-to-be first-time parents. The mission of The Parenting Patch is to share the parenting experience with preconception, conception, pregnancy, birth, and parenting with other parents, bloggers, and other interested bystanders.

The Parenting Patch is also a PR-friendly website that accepts sponsored posts, sponsored infographics, and sponsored social media posts. Sponsored content must pertain to the current content of The Parenting Patch.

The Parenting Patch has chosen not to display ads on pages to allow readers to focus on products reviewed while ensuring that sponsored posts are not overshadowed by targeted ads from competitors.

Current Statistics

  • Monthly Pageviews (3-Month Average): 36,387
  • Unique Monthly Visitors (3-Month Average): 24,723
  • Facebook Followers: 39,736
  • Twitter Followers: 25,113
  • Google+ Followers: 915 (personal), 199 (page)
  • Pinterest Followers: 22,135
  • Instagram Followers: 4,002
  • Bloglovin’ Followers: 979
  • StumbleUpon Followers: 765
  • Tumblr Followers: NA
  • Email Subscribers: 2,684
  • Google PageRank: 3/10
  • Alexa Traffic Rank: 104,990 (US), 383,220 (global)
  • Domain Authority: 45/100
  • Page Authority: 52/100

[Updated October 5, 2016]

Terms for Sponsored Posts/Infographics

Sponsored posts written by the sponsor must be a minimum of 400 words with at least one (1) copyright-free image. Sponsored posts may contain external links but must include at least one (1) internal link. No more than one (1) link per 100 words may be included.

Sponsored infographics written by the sponsor must be a minimum of 100 words with at least one (1) copyright-free infographic. Sponsored infographics may contain external links but must include at least one (1) internal link. No more than one (1) link per 100 words may be included.

The prices for sponsored posts of the minimum word-length begin at $100 for posts written by the sponsor and $200 for posts written by The Parenting Patch. The sponsored post fee must be paid through PayPal prior to publication of the post. The sponsored post fee includes one social media share each on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, Bloglovin’, and email.

Sponsored posts will remain published on The Parenting Patch for a minimum of six (6) months.

Terms for Sponsored Social Media Posts

Prices for sponsored social media posts written by the sponsor are $20 for a Facebook post or Pinterest pin, $15 for a Twitter tweet or Instagram post, and $10 for a Google+ post. The sponsored post fee must be paid through PayPal prior to publication of the post.

Disclosures

The Parenting Patch is FTC compliant, believing in transparency and integrity. All external links in sponsored posts and sponsored infographics are NOFOLLOW per Google rules. Sponsored social media posts must be marked with the #sponsored or #ad hashtag. For more information about the disclosures that we include with each sponsored post, please read our Acknowledgement Policy.

If you are interested in publishing a sponsored social media post via The Parenting Patch, please contact Heather at heather at parentingpatch dot com.

The Parenting Patch reserves the right to refuse any sponsored posts, sponsored infographic, or sponsored social media post. For more information, visit my media kit.

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