Digital Advertising and Promotions

As well as our standard website banners and box ads, we have a set of promotions to get your titles noticed.

If you see a promotional space you’d like to add your title to, let us know, and give your titles the opportunity to be seen by our large, targeted, genre reading (and buying!) audience. averages over 160K unique visitors and over 3.2 million hits a month. Our social media and newsletter audience adds another 60,000 in direct follows and emails. Contact us for pricing today!

Quick-Post Review Package

We alert publishers to all positive reviews before the print magazine goes on sale; reviews are then windowed for at least 30 days before appearing online at Get that review online and in the public eye right away with a Quick-Posted Review.

  • Reviews post online the next business day or a date you choose. Review excerpt and cover post to our homepage, and complete review text, with cover image, posts to our Reviews Section. Review posts are tweeted several times (including an author tagged tweet) and Facebooked. Contract for at least six Quick Posts and the price drops.
  • For an additional fee, add a permanent, linked graphic to the online post (300×300 in-article).

Cover Reveals

Present your cover reveal in our weekly newsletter and on our social media platforms reaching an audience of 60,000, or in a cover-reveal advertorial post in our New Titles Section, reaching our whole website audience plus social media.

  • Your linked cover-reveal graphic goes to our Twitter and Facebook streams and in our direct-email Newsletter.
  • For a little extra, we offer native advertising – brief advertorial, with flap copy, plus your cover graphic in a cover-reveal post in our New Titles section, then broadcast to our social media and Newsletter audience.

Publisher Sweeps

Looking to do an ARC or book giveaway? Use our broad platform to do a one-week campaign, comprising daily tweets with linked graphic to your publisher page, inclusion in our weekly newsletter, and two Facebook posts.

  • Reach 60,000 readers via Twitter, FB, and our Newsletter with a graphic and blurb announcing the sweeps.
  • For an additional fee, add on a one-week, 300x300px or 300x250px homepage ad on promoting your giveaway.

Publisher supplies Locus with copy/image and a link to a sweeps page for entry. Publisher will fulfill the sweeps. Publisher can include email capture on sweeps page.

Newsletter Ads

Promotional pricing for our weekly newsletter which goes out to thousands of interested readers! Purchase a single placement of a 300×300 or 300×250 linked graphic. Contract for six placements for a discounted rate.

Promoted Spotlight

  • Get an online spotlight feature on your author with bio, headshot, and recent biblio info plus short written interview (5-7 questions).
  • For an additional fee, grab placement in our large center slider on the homepage for one week (no more than 4 items run in the slider at a time). 

Contact us for pricing today!