Want to have your business seen by thousands of extremely-online media workers? We’re here to help. As part of our Classified Ad model, we put your business front and center in our weekly Digest, Tuesday TK, and Opportunities newsletters — and also offer the additional option of placing a longer ad in our Slack and Listserv. We also offer a new premium Ad tier that allows you to “sponsor” a week of newsletters and put a banner ad with your logo at the top of our three newsletters, we offer flexibility in both price and scope so your Ad is perfectly placed.
In addition to our standard rates, we now offer a 20% discount on our base rate. If you qualify for this discount, please make sure to note this in the order form.
🎁🎁🎁 Also, as a holiday treat, we’re offering 1 WEEK Ads on a special sliding scale from $50-$150. Pay what you can. To take part in this deal, please mark the appropriate box on the Order Form below or email [email protected] with “Classified Ad Sliding Scale” in the subject line. 🎁🎁🎁
Audience: 7,800+ subscribers.
Open Rate: 73% average.
Click Rate: 23% average.
Ad Length: 280 characters.
Good for: Newsletters, podcasts, media job listings, freelance assignments, and products and services designed for digital workers.
Subscribers: Journalists, editors, media executives, and digital culture followers.
Previous Clients: BuzzFeed News, XTR Documentary Studio, NYU, NY Public Radio, Off The Record, The Nation, bonsai, and more.
For examples of our Classified Ads and testimonials from previous customers, please scroll to the bottom of the page.
The #1 way to get your Ad seen quickly is by placing a Classified Ad in Study Hall’s full suite of weekly newsletters, including the Digest, Tuesday TK, and Opportunities. We also offer advertisers the opportunity to purchase a one-time, custom Ad posted in both the Slack and Listserv of Study Hall. This option is available throughout all of our pricing tiers.
The full-price rates are as follows:
We also offer discounted rates of 20% off to low-income small businesses:
We also offer a new, premium Ad tier for customers looking to make a stronger visual impact. This tier allows for a banner image to be placed at the start of our three weekly newsletters, in addition to the standard text-based ad within the Classified Ad section. We also offer the option of purchasing a one-time, custom Ad posted in both the Slack and Listserv of Study Hall. This option is available throughout all of our pricing tiers.
The rates are as follows:
Fill out our ORDER FORM! Once all the info is complete, we’ll email you to confirm the copy for your ad and process your payment. Please note that all payments are currently made through Stripe. If this is an issue, please email [email protected] with “Classified Ad Question:” in the subject line.
Please note that listings in our newsletter are limited to 280 characters, while Slack/Listserv listings can be up to 200 words.
Kathleen Flood / XTR: “After I posted my Classified Ad for documentary pitches, my inbox was flooded almost immediately. I am really impressed with Study Hall’s vast network of engaged freelancers from so many different backgrounds. The relationships I’ve built both with Study Hall and its members have been invaluable.”
Deborah Carver / The Content Technologist: “Just wanted to say that I’ve been thrilled with the response so far. As someone who advises people on audience and marketing budgets, you can absolutely charge more.”
Jeanne B Pinder / ClearHealthCosts: “We found several great candidates for our contract gig through the Study Hall Classified Ads. The process was easy, and I know how wide the readership is. Would definitely do it again!”
Mason Currey / Subtle Maneuvers: “I bought a classified ad hoping for new subscribers to my newsletter, but I honestly didn’t expect it to be this effective. By the end of the day, I had my biggest-ever spike in new subs. Very impressed!”
Robert Stephens / bonsai: “The Study Hall community is so strong. I was amazed at the response to a job posting. Not only did I get a ton of responses, but the quality of each inbound was super-high.”
Please see below for examples of our text-based ads, banner ads, and Slack/Listserv ads. For additional examples or questions, please email [email protected] with “Classified Ad Question:” in the subject line for more information.