The Black Man Survival Guide Announces Free Banner Advertising Program

Industry: Marketing

Self-help website for African Americans offers celebrates its 1 year anniversary with free banner advertising program for community businesses and organizations.

Oakland, CA (PRUnderground) August 22nd, 2011

The Black Man Survival Guide, the leading self-help African American website, celebrates its 1 year anniversary with the launch of its new free banner advertising program. This program gives businesses that support the community the opportunity to offer their services to a targeted group of readers looking for solutions to problems. “ is not about us, it is about the African American community sharing knowledge with each other on how to succeed and prosper” says Darrell Garrett, Senior Editor at “The more businesses we can showcase on the site, the more opportunity African American men and women can get access to the professional services they want and need”.

There are currently 104 mini-banner spots available and businesses will have the opportunity to display their banner ad free of charge through September 30, 2011. If at the end of the free term they want to continue their ad they can pay a fee according to the current media kit price sheet or their ad it will be replaced by a new banner ad of another business, organization or blog that supports the community. “Ideally we will have 104 new ads rotating every month.” says Garrett. There are so many helpful resources out there that we are not aware of. More exposure for these businesses means more clients, which means more money re-circulating in the black community. is currently a top ten-ranking site in several search categories in Google and is receiving nearly 20,000 page views per month and growing. The site is ranked in the top 2% in the U.S. by Alexa and by Hubspot. The target market is young black men, black fathers, women, and all African Americans looking to improve their lives financially, socially and spiritually. If you have a business that provides products or services to this target market then we encourage you to take advantage of this free program by emailing us at with: your reason for wanting to advertise; why your products or services benefit the community; and a 115 x 115 graphic for inclusion. Companies will be selected based on the content of their email request and ideally all spots will be filled by September 1, 2011.

About – The Black Man Survival Guide: is the leading self-help website for African Americans, focused on providing young black men, black fathers and all African Americans the answers to questions about how to survive and prosper in America. The cornerstone of the website is The Black Man Survival Guide, which contains Survival Articles, Did You Knows and Q & A related to food, shelter, clothing, health, love and money. The website also features articles on entrepreneurship and careers, as well as special sections related to fatherhood, parenting and education. Visit the website at or on facebook at

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