Looking for a great place to spend your sponsorship dollars? Consider Tedium, which can offer you a variety of options to give your campaign a kick in the pants. With open rates of around 30 percent and around 12,000 dedicated subscribers, Tedium is a newsletter that hits an audience of readers who are curious, tech-focused, and interested in the way the world works. Read on for a few ideas of what that could look like:
The number of subscribers to Tedium, a newsletter whose content has been featured on such fine outlets as Digg, NPR’s Planet Money, and The Onion’s A.V. Club. (We’re also syndicated through such even finer outlets as Vice’s Motherboard, Atlas Obscura, and Neatorama.)
Tedium currently offers sponsorship options at per-issue, bi-monthly, and monthly (eight issue) rates, with three styles—text-only, short-form ad, and long-form ad. These sponsorships get published both in the Tedium newsletter and on its website, exposing them to thousands of additional readers who might stumble on the article while surfing the web.
Tedium now offers self-service ad-booking, which you can take advantage of here:
Be sure to reach out with any additional questions and to learn how sponsorship could work for your organization.
(A quick note: Tedium is a solo project, and we deal with our sponsors individually. We do not have a media kit. Please set expectations accordingly—those who fail to do so will not receive replies.)
“He writes these long posts filled with details where he digs up old patent filings, or clippings from hundred-year-old newspapers, archival audio … He just goes so nuts—and I love it.”
— Alex Goldmark, supervising producer of NPR’s Planet Money, describing that thing we do with Tedium.