Advertising and Reviews

We do advertising and product reviews, read on to find out more.

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Reviews

Reviews! We love reviews, we want people to enjoy their sexual experience and believe customer reviews are a powerful tool for helping them achieve that. However, we do have a procedure for how we go about it.

Policy – You have to send us the item you want us to review, free of charge. Also, we will keep the item once the review is done. If you have any review stipulations (i.e. timeframe, length, company to mention, etc), you need to let me know when you submit the product for review. We reserve the right to ignore any changes to our agreement after the item is in our hands. Be aware, just because you are sending me an item doesn’t mean we are going to love it. We want our readers to trust our reviews, so we like to be honest. If a review is negative (and this has never happened, but just in case), we will email you before publishing to get a statement or discuss any issues. That is the only time you get to the see the review before hand. Otherwise, you get no editorial rights to our review – this is just about integrity for us. I know, I know – it sounds all serious! But the review relationship is important, and we want it to be positive for us, the reader, and you! After all, we are all working for the same goal – great sex. Really, we’re like missionaries. Sex missionaries. Yes. Last it would be awesome if you provided a coupon for our readers (so they can buy your awesome product), and/or an affiliate link for us (incentives, yo!).

What will we review? Almost anything – sex toys, vibrators, flesh lights, condoms, BDSM equipment, lube, and so on. Not sure if we will review? Just ask! Remember there are two writers on this blog, so it is possible to get a female perspective, a male perspective, or both! Two for one!

Things to remember – all review posts are considered blog posts and are promoted on social media. All review posts will have the FTC disclosure attached at the bottom of the post. Contact us.

Sponsored Posts, Guest Posts, Free Content

Sponsored posts are advertising, and there is fee, look below for that.

Guest posts are allowed, but solely at our discretion. You will receive one back-link to your blog from your guest post, and the topic must fit in with our blog. Guest posts from linking back to commercial sites are advertising and there is a fee. Guests posts from other bloggers are free, but must be submitted for approval.

Advertising

Ad Formats / Pricing:

Text Link: A link on the sidebar for six months.

$50/per six months

Sponsored posts and Guest Posts for commercial sites: Prices start at $75/ per post, and each post gets the full social media treatment, and pictures are allowed. We only allow one a month, so if there is a specific month you would like, please contact us as soon as you can.

Square Button (125×125) in the sidebar: graphic shows up on every page of the site (except for BDSM glossary terms). I prefer a static graphic; and do not allow coupon codes.

Prices start at $30/month

Larger Button (125×250) in the sidebar: graphic shows up on every page of the site (except for BDSM glossary terms). I prefer a static graphic; and do allow coupon codes.

Prices start at $50/month.

Large Banner above the blog title: graphic shows up on every page of the site. These will be limited to one at a time.

Prices start at $50/month

  • All advertising has to fit in with the tone of our blog and acceptance is at the discretion of the blog owner.
  • Payment must be paid in full prior to ad placement.
  • Ads will be placed within 48 hours of payment receipt
  • Payments must be made via Paypal; International payments must be made in US currency.
  • Ads can be paid to up to three months ahead of time, with first right of refusal to renew the space.
  • I cannot guarantee click rates or purchases.
  • We like to see the ad before accepting payment.
  • All links are “no follow” and all Brought to You By… posts are labeled.  This is to comply with Google terms and FTC guidelines.

Social Media Posts

We do Twitter and Facebook sponsored posts. Contact us for rates.

Quoting/Using My Work

We love it when people promote us. That being said, feel free to link to us anytime. You may also contact us for a quote for your story/ blog as long as you our pen/ scene name (Ms Pomegranate  or Mr Blk). If you want to link to our content, you may do that too. If you are quoting our blog post, please do not use more than three sentences, and include a link to our blog. You may give credit as Ms Pomegranate, Mr Blk, or The Black Pomegranate with a link to a specific post or the blog home page. None of this requires you to contact us. (Unless you need a quote).

You may not repost any of our content. This content is copyrighted and we will pursue all legal means to remove pirated material.

We attribute our photos, but if we have used your photo without correct attribution, please contact me as soon as you can. We can change the attribution or take down the photo. If you wish to use photos we have taken, contact us first. Attribution must be given, size limits apply.

Press Releases

We don’t publish press releases. If you need help getting the word out about something you think our readership might be interested then contact us about sponsored social media posts.

Interviews

We are happy to do interviews either via email or phone. Again, as with everything else, the questions must fit into our blog subject matter – BDSM and Sex Education. We ask that you link to our site and send us a link to the interview when it is published. Again, we require you to use pen/ scene names. Head shots are sometimes provided on request, though we prefer to use our branding in lieu of photos.

Conference Sponsorship

Need someone to represent your brand at a sexual education, BDSM, or sexual health conference? Look no further! In exchange for a conference sponsorship you will get a post about your product, social media mentions every day of the conference and a post conference wrap-up post sponsored by you. In exchange, you pay for travel, lodging, and conference fees. If allowed, we will also throw an event sponsored by your product at the conference location – contact us for details

Speaking

We do it! Need a speaker on BDSM, sexual health, or sex in social media? Contact us!

Disclosure

This policy is valid from 10 September 2015

This blog is a collaborative blog written by a group of individuals. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

What does this mean? It means that I reviews products that I have purchased and other times the products may be given to me in exchange for a review. Just because I got a product for free doesn’t mean I won’t give my honest opinion. I will let you know if the item I am reviewing was given to me at no cost. In addition, I have affiliate links on the site.  That means if you click on one of those links and then purchase something from the retailer, I get a commission.

It is important to remember that we are not medical professionals. We always encourage you to talk to your doctor about intimate issues.


 

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