Advertising on Port City Wire

Advertising on the best blog in the Alexandria, Virginia area gets you an insider’s view of food, arts, local news, & lifestyle issues important to you & our readers.

About Us

Port City City is Alexandria, Virginia’s leading source of breaking news, information, and events in the City. Advertising with us gets you an insider’s view of food, arts, local news, & lifestyle issues important to you & our readers. Advertising on Port City Wire puts your message in front of a savvy audience of active, connected Northern Virginia (NoVA) readers.

Port City Wire is currently growing readership at a rate of 300-400% each month. Our social media reach expands each month, and we now have more than 21,500 followers across Facebook and Twitter.

Display Ads

Port City Wire accepts tenancy ads in multiple formats. We accept weekly, monthly and long-term placements by appointment. Yearly rate includes one month free.

  • 300×250 sidebar: Seen on the right side of all articles/pages/events (including mobile devices). $35 per month/$385 per year.
  • 300×600 sidebar large: Seen on the right side of all stories/pages. Can be a social media embed. $65 per month/$715 per year.
  • 728×90 leaderboard ad. Large banner ad on top of the screen on all articles/pages/events (including mobile devices). Best exposure on mobile devices. $95 per month/$1,045per year.
  • 980×250 large leaderboard ad. Very large banner ad seen on top of all articles/pages/events (does not include mobile). $195 per month.

Sponsored Content

We do accept paid placement of sponsored posts. Pitch your article to us.  We LOVE it when folks help us build community in Alexandria. Your article will remain in the archive and be searchable.   These posts will run on our homepage and be promoted on Facebook and Twitter. Weekly or monthly rates available upon request.

  • Submit your own article: $50
  • Port City Wire writes post: $100

Other Opportunities

Please contact us and we’d be happy to discuss a campaign that suits the needs of your business – just shoot us an email and let’s discuss!