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The Chic Geek's Ethos

TheChicGeek was launched in May 2009 and has quickly to grown into being one of the UK's biggest and more influential men's style sites. TheChicGeek's Fashion, Grooming & Style Guide For Men book was released in August 2011. TheChicGeek welcomed 140,000 unique visitors in September 2013 with over 450,000 page impressions. An informative and entertaining look at men's fashion and grooming, TheChicGeek is a trend leader without leaving anybody behind.

TheChicGeek's Ethos

Inside every stylish man is a ChicGeek. Not all men naturally have this, so they go to TheChicGeek for their style and grooming advice. TheChicGeek has become the go-to-site for everything that is current and cool in the areas of male fashion and grooming. TheChicGeek's aim is simple - empower men to make the best of themselves.

Advertise With Us

TheChicGeek is a pioneer in digital online men's media. A professional and quality brand that is a perfect partner for brands wishing to target influential and directional men.

Previous advertisers include: Levi's, American Express, Givenchy, Kurt Geiger, Hackett, Clinique for Men, Paul Smith and many more...

Find out more information from the media pack: Media Pack.

Our advertising is handled by Protein®. To advertise on The Chic Geek please use the Protein® AdBuyer.

https://adbuyer.prote.in/websites/the-chic-geek

For all sponsorship enquiries, please get in touch with the sales team at the below address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Social Media

TheChicGeek currrently has 8000 followers on Twitter and 1138 Facebook Likes.

Ratecard

For the current ratecard contact - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Competitions

If you are looking to run a competition for our thousands of ChicGeeks out there, contact - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Newsletter

The monthly ChicGeek newsletter is sent out to over 15,000 ChicGeek subscribers. This tool is a must for any advertiser and is an important way for TheChicGeek Team to communicate, giving a monthly round-up of TheChicGeek website. Advertisers have the chance to sponsor the newsletter with banners across both the top and bottom and there is a section for companies to offer exclusive discount codes targeting TheChicGeek readers.

SPEC FOR ADVERTS

FORMATS
Leaderboard: 728x90
BottomLeader:728x90
Medium rectangle (MPU): 300x250

NB. All ads must have a defined edge such as a background colour or key line. Creative with white backgrounds should have a clearly visible border, either solid colour or 1 pixel line.

GUIDELINES
File size: 30k maximum for flash files, 20K maximum for gif/jpeg files with no more than 3 rotations/loops.
URL: Please provide web address for linking banner ads, unless Flash then the link needs to be embedded with target _blank.
Image types: GIF, JPEG, Flash 8 or lower
Third party ads accepted.
Frame rate: 25 frames per second maximum

Rich media creative require a gif backup for users who do not have the Macromedia Flash plug-in.

CLICK TAG for flash creative:
on (release) {
getURL (_level0.clickTag, “_blank”);
}

SOUND
Sound must be user initiated:
NB. If the sound is initiated by click there should also be a visible mute button.
If the sound is initiated by mouse roll over, it should also stop on mouse off.

EXPANDABLE FORMATS
Dimensions:
728x90 → 728x315 maximum
300x250 → 510x250 maximum (must expand to the left)
120x600 → 420x600 maximum (must expand to the left)

The action that causes the panel to expand MUST also cause the panel to retract.
• Mouse over/mouse off: When a user passes a mouse over the creative, the panel expands; the panel retracts when the mouse is removed.
• Click open/click close: The creative can be set to expand with user click; the panel retracts when the user clicks a clearly marked close button.

FLOATING ADS
Dimensions: 300x300 maximum
Animation: 10 seconds maximum floating animation then auto closes.
A clearly defined close button must be visible at all times: clicking on the button should close the ad immediately.
Floating ads can be linked to an in-page banner.
All floating ads will be frequency capped at once per user per day.
Note: Floating ads may be viewable by only certain browsers and operating systems. We will not show the ad for any browsers or operating systems when the technology could cause system instability or crashes.


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
All creative elements are due no less than 3 working days before their launch date.