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HOW TO ADVERTISE WITH US

AD LEVEL BENEFITS:

ADVERTISING - TEA RELATED PRODUCTS

ADVERTISING - TEA ROOMS, HOTELS, B&BS

ADVERTISING - TEA INDUSTRY SPEAKER

OTHER SERVICES

ORDER SINGLE CALENDAR EVENT ENTRIES, PRESS RELEASE POSTING, OR PRODUCT REVIEW

AD SCHEDULE

BANNER AD/SPONSOR DETAILS

NEED A WEBSITE FOR YOUR TEA BUSINESS?

 

HOW TO ADVERTISE WITH US (Self-Register on Home Page):

Since 2003 we have been providing tea rooms and tea business owners with quality resources and value added advertising packages.  Reach your target audience of tea biz owners and consumers with ads in The Tea House Times and further exposure at our website via Tea Bureau and various tea related directories, or try our direct mail services to get your product details into the hands of tea room owners.

We offer traditional advertising in The Tea House Times, direct mail services, trade show representation, and online advertising options.  Not sure if you should advertise with us? Read our Testimonials.

Request traditional ad rates (contact us) or save money by Registering here at our website for an appropriate Advertising Package and receive all benefits plus advertising for less than the normal cost of our smallest advertisement.   See what's included below. 

REGISTER** for access to our website for ease in advertising your tea related product or business.  All registered/paid Ad Level users receive special pricing on advertising upgrades and special rebate offers good towards other services (See other services below). 

(Paid directory listings ensure only quality establishments are listed - who are actually IN business - always up to date - special rebate offers help pay you back!)

If you do not wish to register at our website, you will pay full price for advertising - email for current rates - Contact Us.

(Prior to our website re-design in 2009, we offered all of our 6x print advertisers the added benefit of Tea Bureau as a complimentary, value-added bonus for free - a$400 value - Now with the re-design and log-in ability we can offer the bundle to all advertisers for even less money since many areas will be automated for your convenience as well as ours - Please see below for what is included in each Ad Level, registered user.)

PLEASE NOTE: All paid programs are based on our lowest 6x ad rate. Payment may be made in full per year or paid in monthly automated installments.  Every 2 monthly payments goes towards your bi-monthly listing/2 line ad in The Tea House Times. Pay per year or allow your monthly payment to go on indefinitely, locking in the lowest rate.


AD LEVEL BENEFITS: (see also Print Ad Schedule below) (Upgrade to 1/4 or 1/2 page print ad and receive a banner ad online- see bottom of this page)

 

ADVERTISER: TEA RELATED PRODUCTS - PRINT Advertising in The Tea House Times & TEA BUREAU Directory - For businesses supplying or selling products or services of interest to tea industry buyers/shop owners and consumers.  If you want ANY type of ad inside The Tea House Times - this is your ad level & includes bonus Tea Bureau membership. This ad level gives you the following:

  • 3 link categories within TeaBureau.com to list your biz/website url - wholesale and/or retail categories available(normally $400/yr)
  • Monthly news release posting - promote your business
  • Monthly article posting - share your expertise w/link back to you
  • Special events may be added to calendar system. 
  • Company Profile - dedicated page (normally $240/yr)
  •  2 line website text ad in The Tea House Times (normally $75 each or $450/yr)
  • Discounts on advertising upgrades.  Rebates towards other services. (value added bonus $$$)
  • TeaBureau.com advertised in multiple publications including The Tea House Times to draw more traffic to your listing. (value added bonus $$$)
  • Possible Representation at Trade Events (add'l fee)

Normal Price for non-registered advertisers: $1090.00/yr or $91.00/mo    

Registered Online User Price$360.00/yr  or $29.99/mo

Register Here for this category, choose your payment plan.  You will receive automated messages guiding you through the process of publicizing your business starting within 24 hours.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

ADVERTISER: TEA ROOM, Hotel or B&B - ESTABLISHMENTS SERVING TEA - If you offer afternoon tea service or if you offer a sit-down tea service of any kind or if you are a tea party consultant or tea party caterer, this ad level includes the following:

  • Listing in our online directory for Establishments Serving Tea - just let us know what your style is. (normally $215/yr)
  • Listing in our directory inside each issue of The Tea House Times, includes your Biz name, location, and contact details. (normally $55 ea or $330/yr)
  • Special events may be added to online calendar system.
  • Discounts on advertising upgrades.  Rebates towards other services. (value added bonus $$$)

Normal Price for non-registered advertisers: $ 545.00/yr or $45.00/mo

Registered Online User Price $182.00/yr or $14.99/mo.

Register Here for this category, choose your payment plan.  You will receive automated messages guiding you through the process of publicizing your business starting within 24 hours.  If you have any questions about how this level has changed, please contact us.

 

ADVERTISER: TEA SPEAKERS BUREAU - If you are a speaker in the tea industry and offer special topics of interest to tea business owners searching for educational or fun presentations, get listed on Tea Speakers Bureau.  This ad level includes the following:

    • Listing in our online Tea Speakers Bureau directory for tea industry speakers. (normally $300/yr)
    • Company/Personal Profile - dedicated page (normally $240/yr)
    • Special events may be added to calendar system.
    • No Speakers Bureau Referral Fees - Direct contact to you.
    • Discounts on advertising.  Rebates towards other services.  (value added bonus $$$)
    • We advertise TeaSpeakersBureau.com in each issue of The Tea House Times.  (value added bonus $$$)
  • Representation at Trade Events (add'l fee)

Normal Price for non-registered advertisers: $540/yr or $45/mo.    

Registered Online User Price $180/yr or $14.99/mo

Register Here for this category, choose your payment plan.  You will receive automated messages guiding you through the process of publicizing your business starting within 24 hours.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

OTHER SERVICES:

The Tea House Times, LLC offers the following:

The Tea House Times - bi-monthly publication, in print and online

Print and Online Advertising

Direct (snail) mail services to tea room owners

Tea Bureau - online directory to the tea industry

Tea Speakers Bureau - online directory to tea industry speakers

Establishments Serving Tea - online directory to places serving tea

Tea Course - online education for consumers, tea business owners and their employees.

Tea Etiquette Certification - 6 month program

Custom Training Sites for larger tea corporations.

 

**NOTE: We reserve the right to deny site access and decline advertising as outlined in our registration policies.   Please do not register for Ad Level access if your business or product does not somehow relate to TEA.  Advertisers should somehow relate to the enjoyment of tea, tea accessories, tea, gifts appropriate for tea rooms, or products made for tea ceremonies and tea traditions, etc. etc.  If you have questions, please contact us first.

 

ORDER SINGLE SERVICES BELOW:

If you are a paid ad level user, instructions on how to enter your news releases, articles, and calendar entries are included in your home page link for Getting Started once logged in.

CALENDAR EVENT ENTRIES

The cost to list each calendar event is $45 per event.  There is no fee if you are a registered ad level user of our website or if the event is a fundraiser and you send us your non-profit designation.  (Your event must somehow relate to tea)

Click here to order one event listing.  Enter name and date of event in message area when paid, then send details to us via email:  click here to email.


PRESS RELEASE POSTING

The cost to post your press release at our website is $45 per posting.  Mention of and link to your press release will be given in one of our emails to our list members and registered website users.  There is no fee for registered/paid ad level users of our website for one press release per month.

Click here to order One News Release Posting. Enter subject and release date in message area when paid.  Send press release via email:  click here to email.

 

PRODUCT REVIEW

There is no fee for product reviews. Simply send your product to us for review (click here for address).  IF we approve of your product, a review will be printed in a future edition of The Tea House Times.  Because of the volume of products we receive for review, it may take several months to appear.  TO RUSH YOUR REVIEW TO THE TOP OF THE LIST - THE FEE IS $45 PER PRODUCT. 

Click here to pay to Rush your Product Review to the top of the list.  Enter product name and description in message area when paid.  Send details and product image via email:  click here to email.

 

AD SCHEDULE

ISSUE                Ad Due Date               Issue Available by:

JanFeb                          Oct 15                           Dec 15

MarApr                         Dec 15                           Feb 15

MayJune                      Feb 15                           Apr 15

JulyAug                        Apr 15                           June 15

SepOct                          June 15                          Aug 15

NovDec                         Aug 15                           Oct 15

 

Other Direct Mail Services available on or about the 15th of the same month as Mailing Dates.

Details on all advertising rates and ad sizes can be found once logged in as an ad level user.  All rates are discounted to registered online, ad level users. 

If you are not an ad level user of our site, please request full price advertising via email - Contact Us. Normal ad rates for color ads run from $220 to $999.  Rates are Discounted if you register as a paid/ad level user.

 

EXAMPLE REBATE:

Once logged in, ad level users may access rebates such as:

Link back to any of our websites from your website and receive valuable credit towards print advertisement upgrades or services specific to your user level.  Some rebates will earn you a credit comparable to free services.

 

MORE BENEFITS ~

Upgrade your text ad to 1/4 or 1/2 page and receive a bonus banner ad at our website for the same period of your print advertisement.  Placement decided by Publisher.

Tea Bureau member News Releases will be 'featured' on our home page for those members with 1/8 page ad size or larger in each issue of The Tea House Times.

BANNER AD/SPONSOR DETAILS

A very limited number of Banner Ads are available in various locations at our website. 

The banner size is 600 px wide x 80 px high.  The rate is $1000 annually per ad space.  Discounted rate for Registered Ad Level Users of our website is $800 per year per ad in this space and your particular user level and monthly payment must be active throughout the cycle of the banner ad. If you wish to place a banner ad for a shorter period of time, the monthly rate is $85 with a minimum of 3 months placement.

Contact us for details.

 

WEBSITES FOR TEA BUSINESSES

TRAINING WEBSITE: We offer Custom/Private internal tea training websites for larger tea corporations. See http://www.customtrainingsite.com

BASIC WEBPAGE/WEBSITE: If you have a tea room or small tea business in need of an internet presence, but not necessarily an online shop, contact us for details to create and host a webpage for you!

Tea rooms tell us that 80 percent of their business comes from the webpage we created for them.  Plus - parties - special events and more. Your webpage pays for itself in one business day or party/event.

The fee is $100 to set up and create header with your photo or logo and business name, add your business details, etc. - plus a low monthly maintenance fee per web page. Price includes your own dedicated website url and email address if you need one. Price includes a dedicated photo gallery as well.

Contact us for details.



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