Advertise with ASMA

MEDIA KIT

We are the pioneers of On-Line Financial Publishing in the GCC. We have contributed heavily to the way people utilize the web for investment, planning and research.
  1. Launched in 1999, we have delivered for seventeen years a continuous stream of daily news, information & analysis on the regional stock markets and investment opportunities.
  2. Providing information and analysis of seven stock markets: Kuwait, Saudi, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain and Muscat.
  3. All this is delivered bilingually in both English & Arabic. (Readership approx. 58% in Arabic and 42% in English).
  4. Seventeen years of archives provide a wealth of information to the professional investor and researcher.
  5. “Asma” is a comprehensive and in-depth one-stop center for all the information that an investor or stock trader needs to remain aware of his market.
  6. “Asma” has become an important point of reference to regional as well as international investors.
  7. “Asma” audience generates between 1.25 and 2.0 million page views per month.
  1. AUDIENCE PROFILE: By virtue of its content, the website attracts: GCC based Investors, Stock Traders, Investment & Finance Executives, Business Owners & Managers all of who are High Net Worth and are Decision Makers in their organizations.
  2. ASMA visitors are predominantly affluent as well as decision makers. By advertising, you will tap into a large concentration of potential clients for:
    1. Investment & Financial Services: Banks, Funds, IPO’s, Investment Proposals & Services, Online Trading Services, Stock Brokers, etc.
    2. Professional Services: Lawyers, Consultants, Auditors, Assessors…etc.
    3. Leisure Products & Services: Luxury Cars, Boats & Yachts: Sales or Charter, Sports Equipment & Wear, Motorcycles & RV’s, Airlines & Travel, Hotels and Luxury Furnished Flats, Car Rental, Special Tours and Vacation Spots, Restaurants, Cafés and Cakes, Pets & Pet-Care…etc.
    4. Health & Medical Services: Hospitals, Clinics, Dental, Spas & Health Clubs, Diet Care & Services…etc.
    5. Real Estate: Local and International, sale and rental.
    6. Office Equipment: Computer Hardware & Software, Office Furniture & Equipment, Security & Safety Equipment, Shipping & Forwarding…etc.
    7. Luxury Apparel: Jewelry and Watches, Male & Female Fashion Wear.
    8. Education: Nurseries, Kinder-gardens & Schools, Universities, Training Institutes…etc.
    9. Events: Exhibition, Fairs, Conferences & seminars.
  3. ANALYTICS: Based on “Google Analytics” and “Alexa Ranking”:

    SITE TRAFFIC

    Monthly Page views 1,250,000
    Monthly Visits 208,000
    Pages Per Visit 9
    Time Spent Per Visitor (minutes) 12 minutes
    Monthly Users 67,000
    (Data : May 2016)
    NOTES:
    1. “asmainfo.com” is published by Orient Consulting Center.
    2. Orient Consulting Center is a Kuwait based economic and management consulting and research firm established in 1984.
  1. BANNERS: These are the normal website banners. They are on a monthly basis and give you exposure to your customer profiles when you have something to tell them or sell them. (See below for details of the banners available, specs, ad rates and terms, etc.)
  2. CPM BANNERS: These are similar to the “Monthly Banners” but are priced on the CPM basis i.e. per 1000 views. (See below for details of the banners available, specs, ad rates and terms, etc.)
  3. CPC BANNERS: These are similar to the “CPM Banners” but are priced on the basis of the number of clicks by viewers. (See below for details of the banners available, specs, ad rates and terms, etc.)
  4. LISTING BANNERS (NEW): This is a new very cost effective service offered by “Asma”. You list your company name in the matrix for your industry, which will be displayed on the front page of the “Market” you choose, as well as in the other GCC markets (See sample). By clicking on it, the viewer is taken to a summary of your company and its services and Products and then, taken to your website. Additionally, you get 10 FREE normal banners in the inside pages of your market (See sample). This is a one-year placement, and as such, is very attractively priced. (See below for details, specs, ad rates and terms, etc.)
  5. INFOMERCIALS: Interested in some “Corporate Advertising”? Then submit your infomercial message to be displayed in the front page of the “Market” you choose. (See below for details, specs, ad rates and terms, etc.)
  6. DATA INTEGRATION: DATA INTEGRATION :If you are listed on the stock exchange, then you are now required to provide on your website “Investors” information. This is part of the “Transparency” and “Good Governance” regulations. This task can be bothersome as well as expensive. ASMA can provide daily updated information directly onto your website at a fraction of what it would cost you.
  7. CUSTOM SOLUTIONS :Not satisfied with any of the above options? Tell us what you need or have in mind, and let us try and come up with a solution. (Email us)
  1. MONTHLY BANNERS:
    1. These are the normal website banners. They are on a monthly basis and give you exposure to your customers when you have something to tell them or sell them.
    2. RATES: Select a banner and check the ad rate for the market you wish to place your ad in:
      Banner Prices
      NOTES:
      1. Leader Board Banner: Only the Leader Board banner appears on all the pages of the chosen market, excluding Asma charts pages and Asma Homepage.
      2. Location of banners is basically as shown in sample, but the final location will be subject to availability, (Check and confirm location before final ad placement).
      3. Payment is in advance at the time of placing the ad order.
  2. CPM BANNERS:
    1. These are similar to the “Monthly Banners” but are priced on the CPM basis i.e. per 1000 views.
    2. CPM Banner sizes are restricted as indicated in the following Price List:
      Banner Prices
      NOTES:
      1. Location of banners will be selected by Asma. More than one banner may be placed in different pages to maximize exposure.
      2. Payment is in advance on placing the ad order.
    3. CPM banners are based on the CPM quantity agreed upon within a specific time-frame. (e.g. 300,000 page views within one month). In the unlikely event that the CPM Quantity is not reached, the client will be reimbursed with the difference or the ad time will be extended, as per his choice.
    4. Verification of CPM’s will be carried out by an independent third party monitor (an ad-server) who will continuously monitor and measure the ad campaign. The Client/Advertiser will be given a user name and password to log into the Monitor to directly check the performance of his ad.
  3. CPC BANNERS:
    1. These are “Cost Per Click” banners and are similar to the “CPM Banners” but are priced on the basis of the number of clicks by viewers.
    2. Verification of CPC’s will be carried out by an independent third party monitor (an ad-server) who will continuously monitor and measure the ad campaign. The Client/Advertiser will be given a user name and password to log into the Monitor to check the performance of his ad.
    3. CPC Banner sizes are limited as indicated in the following Price List:
      Banner Prices
      NOTES:
      1. Location of banners will be selected by Asma. More than one banner may be placed in different pages to maximize exposure.
      2. A pre-agreed budget amount is paid in advance any balances thereafter will be settled on a monthly basis, subject they do not at any one time exceed US$ 1000/-.
    4. CPC banners are based on a monthly basis.
  4. LISTING BANNERS:
    1. This is a new very cost effective service offered by “Asma”.
      1. You list your company name in the matrix for your industry.
      2. The matrix will be displayed on the front page of the “Market” you choose, as well as in the other GCC markets (See sample).
      3. By clicking on it, the viewer is taken to a summary of your company and its services and Products and then, taken to your website.
      4. Additionally, you get 10 FREE joint rotating normal or rectangle banners in the inside pages of your market (See sample).
      5. This is a one-year placement, and as such, is very attractively priced.
    2. RATES: The Listing Rates are as follows:
      Banner Prices
    3. Payment is annually in advance.
  5. INFOMERCIALS: (Talk to your Customers!) :
    1. Interested in some “Corporate Advertising”? Then submit your infomercial message to be displayed in the front page of the “Market” you choose.
    2. ASMA provides a section in the Front Page of each Market that is titled: “COMPANY MESSAGES”. This can include your announcements, press releases, presentation & reviews of your new products or services or updates on your company affairs.
    3. Your message title and the first 3 – 4 lines of your content will appear on the Front Page and the reader clicks to view the rest of the message in a separate page, which can include photos and a link to your website.
    4. RATES: The following are the Classified “Infomercial” ads rates:
      Banner Prices
  6. DATA INTEGRATION: (For listed Companies): :
    1. If you are listed on the Stock Exchange, you are required to display on your website relevant stock price and other financial information for your investors and shareholders. Save time and money and contract with ASMA to daily display such information directly on your website.
    2. RATES: Starting from US$ 500/- per month (invoiced annually). Contact us to send you a demonstration and presentation of the service.
  1. Advertising Specifications:
    1. All Banners must be JPEG, GIF or Flash format. Ready-for-publishing Materials Graphics must be received.
    2. Acceptable File Types:
      1. Image Banner: A single GIF, JPEG or PNG media file.
      2. Flash Banner: An Adobe Flash media file.
      3. HTML Script Banner: A single HTML/JS script/ 3rd party ad tags(*)
    3. Click tag (URL for landing page) must be provided for all ads.
    4. All landing page of the ads will open in a new browser window when clicked.
    5. All ad creative work is due four business days before the start of the schedule
  2. Delivery Methods:
    1. Email: Ads sent via email must not exceed 5 MB. Files should be compressed into a Zip file, or self-extracting Archive.
    2. ASMAINFO is committed to delivering efficient, successful campaigns for all advertisers. If you have any questions or additional needs, please contact
  3. Other Terms & Conditions:
    1. Please complete this insertion order to reserve advertising space on the asmainfo.com web site. By submitting this insertion order, Advertiser agrees to stated ad campaign and prices. If Advertiser fails to make payment within (5) days from receipt of invoice, Orient Consulting Center, in addition to other remedies, maintains the right to immediately remove Advertisers banners from the site without any obligation to Advertiser or claim against Orient Consulting for such removal. First time Advertisers must pay in advance prior to run date. All advertisements from International Advertisers must be PREPAID by Bank Telex Transfer to the account of Orient Consulting Center. Advertisers can not cancel or receive refunds for any banners which have run or are running.
    2. Contracts and copy Regulations: Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for content (including text, representations, images, graphics, labels, trademarks, or other copyrighted matters) of advertisement, and also assume responsibility for any claims arising there from made against the orient consulting center. Advertising is accepted at the discretion of orient consulting center. Orient consulting center reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertising which is not in keeping with the OCC standards.
    3. Any statistics provided by Orient Consulting center & Asmainfo.com is done so as a courtesy to advertisers and is not a requirement or a pre-condition to advertising. Orient and Asmainfo will not in any way be held liable for any claims relating to the use of any such statistics.
For any questions or additional requirements, please contact:
Orient Consulting Center
asmainfo.com
P.O. Box 641, Safat
13007 KUWAIT
Tel. (+965) 22402628 - 9
Fax (+965) 22402630
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