Become a Sponsor

To become a sponsor, email advertise [at] churchrelevance.com for more details.

ChurchRelevance.com reaches a highly-targeted mix of ministry leaders wanting insights and recommendations for technology, services, and ministry best practices. Kent Shaffer’s curated ministry lists rank high on Google and attract decision makers searching for:

  • “church websites” ranks #1 in Google
  • “church logo” ranks #1 in Google
  • “church conferences” ranks #1 in Google
  • “free ministry resources” ranks #1 in Google
  • “influential churches” ranks #2 in Google
  • “church stage designs” ranks #2 in Google
  • “church graphics” ranks #4 in Google

There’s no other site like it on the web. Previous reader surveys show that over 75% of readers influence purchasing decisions at their ministry. This isn’t a pastor’s blog with over half of the traffic coming from one congregation. This is a blog for pastors.

ChurchRelevance.com is one of the Top 100 Christian Blogs. Some blogs get more visitors, but we get the right visitors if you’re interested in reaching church decision makers.

To make it even sweeter, your sponsorship supports Kent’s work to help Christians collaborate globally and share resources.

Reach

  • 54,000 Site Visitors
  • 61,500 Site Visits
  • 1:30 Average Minutes/Site Visit
  • 79,500 Site Pageviews
  • 12,500 Twitter followers
  • 6,100 Facebook friends/subscribers
  • 2,000 LinkedIn connections
  • 860 RSS Subscribers x multiple postings per month (500 via email)

Stats from Google Analytics & Statcounter.com reflect the average of the past 3 months.

Sidebar Sponsor – $800/mo

Only $600 monthly with 3+ month booking

  • 300 x 100 Logo Promo
    In the top left sidebar of every page, you get your logo prominently featured as a recommended brand with 1-3 words describing what you do.
  • 300 x 125 Banner Ad
    In the left sidebar of every page, you get a large custom banner ad.

We used to offer 300×250 banners, but we split that real estate into two banners: your logo + a graphic. Remarkably this approach doubled the results for many of our advertisers!

Sponsored Blog Post – $1,200

  • 1 Sponsored Blog Post
    A sponsored blog post is a terrific way to reach ChurchRelevance.com’s audience with an extended message and links that last for years and has more credibility than a traditional advertisement. ChurchRelevance.com ranks well in search engine results. Because of this, you may also have long term benefits from people specifically searching for what you do.
  • 1 Social Media Blast
    A link to the blog post will be sent to @KentShaffer’s social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, & LinkedIn.

Examples of previous blog post sponsors include BibleStudyTools.com and Clark Holographic Telepresence.

Exclusive Banner Within Posts – rate varies

Certain posts on ChurchRelevance.com receive a high amount of traffic annually and rank high in search engines for valuable keywords. These posts are available to sponsor annually with a highly targeted exclusive 540 x 90 pixel banner ad within the post. Pages include:

  • Top Church Websites – $5,500/yr
    101,254 pageviews annually
    “church websites” ranks #1 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Church Conference Recommendations – $3,200/yr
    99,834 pageviews annually
    “church conferences” ranks #1 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Top Church Blogs – $6,600/yr
    71,648 pageviews annually
    “church blogs” ranks #1 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
    “ministry blogs” ranks #1 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Creative Church Stage Designs – $2,800/yr
    60,768 pageviews annually
    “church set designs” ranks #2 in Google, #2 in Yahoo!, and #2 in Bing
    “church stage designs” ranks #2 in Google, #2 in Yahoo!, and #2 in Bing
  • Top Church Logos – $2,100/yr
    57,397 pageviews annually
    “church logo” ranks #1 in Google, #3 in Yahoo!, and #4 in Bing
    “church logos” ranks #1 in Google, #2 in Yahoo!, and #4 in Bing
  • Church Mission Statements – $1,400/yr
    53,999 pageviews annually
    “church mission statements” ranks #2 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Free Church Graphics and Resources Toolbox – $2,100/yr
    44,128 pageviews annually
    “church graphics” ranks #4 in Google, #3 in Yahoo!, and #3 in Bing
    “free church resources” ranks #6 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
    “free ministry resources” ranks #1 in Google, #3 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Church Vision Statements – $1,100/yr
    41,915 pageviews annually
    “church vision statements” ranks #1 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
  • Top Churches to Watch in America – $1,500/yr
    31,791 pageviews annually
    “influential churches” ranks #2 in Google, #1 in Yahoo!, and #1 in Bing
    “top churches” ranks #3 in Google, #2 in Yahoo!, and #2 in Bing
  • Churches to Watch List – $2,100/yr
    44,488 pageviews annually

 

About Our Readers

  • Average Age = 36
  • Male = 79%
  • Female = 21%
  • 76% influence or are a primary decision maker for making ministry purchases.
  • 63% are likely to further their education.

Denominations

  • 46% Non-Denominational
  • 20% Baptist
  • 6% Assemblies of God
  • 4% Methodist
  • 3% Pentecostal
  • 2% Christian Church (DOC)
  • 2% Episcopal
  • 1% Church of Christ
  • 1% Lutheran
  • 1% Presbyterian
  • 12% Other

Church Attendance

  • 21% 0 to 100
  • 19% 100 to 250
  • 14% 250 to 500
  • 13% 500 to 1,000
  • 13% 1,000 to 2,000
  • 11% 2,000 to 5,000
  • 6% 5,000 plus

Areas of Ministry

  • 20% Communications
  • 19% Technical
  • 17% Youth
  • 16% Pastoral
  • 15% Administration
  • 13% Worship
  • 8% Small Groups
  • 7% Operations
  • 6% Children
  • 6% Missions
  • 12% Other

Our average reader:

  • attends 2 ministry conferences each year
  • reads 24 books each year
  • currently reads 2 ministry-related magazines
  • currently reads 31 blogs
  • currently subscribes to 10 podcasts