Readers and advertisers are drawn to Journal of the American Revolution for its distinctiveness–impeccable historical information in an approachable format. We’re advancing the study of history. With one of the largest and fastest growing audiences, we are the hottest history magazine in America.
Regularly featuring groundbreaking research and perspective from 130+ expert writers, Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of information about the American Revolution and Founding era. All submissions are overseen by an editorial team consisting of Todd Andrlik, Don N. Hagist, Ray Raphael, J. L. Bell and Jim Piecuch.
- More than 2.25 million unique readers since launch (January 2013 – September 2016)
- More than 4 million pageviews since launch (January 2013 – September 2016)
- 850,000 unique visitors and 1.5 million pageviews in 12 months (September 2015 – September 2016)
- 850+ articles published since January 2013, attracting a large, diverse and history-minded audience
- Our audience is consistently comprised of K-12, higher education, government, non-profit and corporate readers, including regular readership from NYC and LA Public Schools, Harvard, Yale, William and Mary, National Park Service, U.S. Department of State, Smithsonian, Ford Motor Company, Charles Schwab, etc.
Since launching in January 2013, we have been cited or featured by CNN, New York Times, Discovery Channel, History Channel, TIME, Slate, Smithsonian, Bloomberg, UPI, AHA, Huffington Post, History News Network, MSNBC and Mental Floss (to name a few). Our articles have also been cited in at least 20 books and 30 Wikipedia entries related to the Revolution. We are frequently asked to consult on television, museum and education curriculum projects.
With limited availability, we offer traditional display advertising and advertorial, or sponsored content, which publishes in the stream of news articles, allowing our advertisers to communicate approved promotional copy and images to a large audience (see example). With each new advertiser, we also plug the advertorial message on our Facebook page (11,000+ likes) and Twitter account (4400+ followers), which generates an extra boost.
Advertiser Testimonial No. 1
Advertising online was a first for America’s History LLC, a tour and conference company [in 2013]. Previously, we had limited our marketing efforts to print sources. The Journal of the American Revolution offered us the opportunity to reach tens of thousands more Revolutionary War enthusiasts. Plus we knew we were targeting people who were seriously interested in the American Revolution.
Readers of the JAR could not miss our ad, no matter what page they opened on the site.
The results have been awesome. We have increased registration for our 3rd Annual Conference on the American Revolution in Williamsburg by 100%.
We are also confident this increased exposure will bolster our tour registrations in 2014 because it drove customers to our web site. We’re very satisfied with our decision to advertise online in the JAR.
Bruce & Lynne Venter
America’s History, LLC
Advertiser Testimonial No. 2
When we at the Fort Plain Museum decided to hold our first Conference on the American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley, we set expectations at a modest 50 attendees based on our past experiences. Further, the conference was to be held at the museum’s meeting room, which holds a maximum of 60 people.
When discussing avenues in which to present the conference to the public, we decided that the Journal of the American Revolution was the best option due to its significant and relevant traffic.
The results were more than we could have imagined. Within the first month of registration, we had more than 60 attendees registered and we had to move the location to a bigger venue. We couldn’t have been more pleased with the results due to the professional job that the Journal provided. In the end, we sold out the conference with more than 160 attendees and sold out two 56 passenger buses for the Mohawk Country bus tour. With our great success, the Conference is an annual event and we look forward to continue our business partnership with the Journal of the American Revolution.
Fort Plain Museum
Mohawk Country Association
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