Advertising rates


Dig the Dunes is one of the area’s most popular websites highlighting all of the treasures of the dunes including Northern Indiana and SW Michigan. Now, we would love to highlight you!

We are happy to say that our online presence is growing by leaps and bounds each day.

As of May 1, 2018 we have over 9,000 Facebook Followers, over 1,700 followers on twitter and over 2,400 Instagram followers. We receive around 8,000-15,000 impressions each month on – however in one month we had 22,250 hits! Because of our interaction with our Facebook followers, this number continues to grow daily and we are able to drive people to specific pages of our website on specific days.

At this time, we are offering these special rates:

Join our directory for just $60.00
We are building our directory and want to offer all of our favorite restaurants, shops and cool spots a special rate of just $60 to be in the directory for a whole year. A directory listing includes your name, address, phone, website, brief description, photo and a “Dig the Dunes Discount” if you so choose. We will also promote any special events on our Facebook page.

Banner ads on home page:
Banner ads on our home page are $1,000/year. WE HAVE ONE SPOT LEFT FOR 2018.

Banner ads on inside pages:
Be a sponsor for a certain part of Dig the Dunes. Receive a horizontal ad at the top of one of our category pages like trails & beaches, geology of the dunes or people of the dunes. Banner ads on our inside pages cost $150 for 6 months and $300 for the full year. (our area trail page is $500 for full year)

Sponsor a blog:
Some of our blogs can reach thousands of people! Our Top 20 outdoor patios post received over 17,000 hits and continues to grow. Ask us what’s coming up and we may have something that fits your need. Your banner ad will be at the top of the page and will stay up indefinitely. It costs just $100 to sponsor a blog.(maximum 3 ads per blog).

Sponsor a newsletter: 
The Dig the Dunes newsletter our newest addition. Sponsor the newsletter and get a banner ad at the top of the email for an issue. You will also get a mention that the bottom of the newsletter. Cost is just $50.

Event Packages:
Have an event you want to promote? Let Dig the Dunes do the work! For $100 you will get an article about your event and a sponsor on our newsletter. We tailor each package to fit your events needs. If you are non-profit, we will give you the package for just $75.

Banner ads can be created by our in-house design staff or you are welcome to submit your own. Design cost is $50. 



Dig the Dunes is dedicated to bringing our viewers new blog posts each week. We feature a variety of places and events in our area.

We are currently offering these rates. Prices are subject to change. Email with any questions or to sign up!

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1 Comment
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    Leslie Rose Green

    May 20, 2016

    Would like to buy ad space for $40 yearly. How do I do that?