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Banner Advertising on TheSamba.com

TheSamba.com is the largest and most dynamic aircooled Volkswagen community online today, bringing together thousands of enthusiasts in one single site, accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  We offer a loyal and exclusively VW audience at exceptional advertising rates.

For more information or to begin advertising on TheSamba.com contact
Everett Barnes at [email protected]

Header Banner
  • Site wide random rotation
  • Linked directly to your web site
  • Placement slots are divided equally amongst advertisers. Some half slots are available
  • Banners also appear on the see-all page
  • Banner size: 468 x 60 pixels
  • File type: JPG, GIF, or HTML5
  • Contact us for pricing

Home Page Button
  • Premium Home Page placement
  • Linked directly to your web site
  • Unlimited impressions but limited availability (Currently limited to 6 banners total)
  • Button size: 160 x 90 pixels
  • File type: JPG, GIF, or HTML5
  • Contact us for pricing

VW Event/Show Banner
All VW event banners are the larger "leaderboard" (728x90 pixels) banner size. Banners will appear in the following three locations:

VW Event banners do not appear in the site-wide header.

  • Event category specific placement
  • Linked directly to your web site, event listing on TheSamba.com, or dedicated Show thread in our Forum
  • Impressions dependent on page views and number of banners running
  • Banner size: 728 x 90 pixels
  • File type: JPG, GIF, or HTML5
  • No banner creation fee for VW events
  • Contact us for pricing

Footer Banner
Looking for a more targeted banner placement?

We offer a larger "leaderboard" footer banner with a category-specific location in the Classifieds and Forums.  For example, in one campaign aimed at targeting Split-Screen Bus enthusiasts, your banner would appear in the footer in the following locations for one, all-inclusive price:
  • 1 - Forum category - main page
  • 2 - Forum category - individual threads
  • 3 - Classified category - vehicles
  • 4 - Classified category - parts

Note: Classified placement do not include the individual ad detail pages. Some categories vary between 3 and 5 placement locations, contact us to discuss what locations are included in your specific request.

  • Category specific placement
  • Linked directly to your web site
  • Impressions dependent on page views and number of banners in the category
  • Exclusive placement (for a limited time) is available at additional cost in categories with no current campaigns running
  • Banner size: 728 x 90 pixels
  • File type: JPG, GIF, or HTML5
  • Contact us for category specific pricing

Forum Category1

Forum Topic2

Classified Category - Vehicles3

Classified Category - Parts4

Advertising Information:
  • Don't have a banner? We can design one for you to use on TheSamba.com
  • Don't have a web site? You can link to an ad that you place in the Classifieds or your email address.
  • Banners may be updated at any time at no cost
  • We reserve the right to refuse advertising space to anyone
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding banner advertising
  • Complete list of current advertisers on TheSamba.com
  • Complete list of current show banners on TheSamba.com
  • Media exposure for TheSamba.com

Current Statistics: Our Visitor Profile:

15 million page views/month
50,000+ visitors/day
480,000+ unique visitors/month
391,000 account members
7.9 million+ forum messages
115,000+ active classified ads
1.6 million+ Gallery photos
more statistics

96% male
83% live in the U.S.
75% are between 18 and 44
54% make over $50,000 per year
70% own their home
complete demographics

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