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    Upstart is a  portal that looks at business, management and leadership through the perspective and needs of the 20-40 year old business professional – the Emerging Leader. Upstart examines the roles of Emerging Leaders in the twenty-first century with far more discernment and proactivity than their predecessors.

    Upstart addresses issues within management and leadership, corporations, global business, MBA’s, energy,  start-ups and entrepreneurs, non-profit/philanthropy, green industry, e-business, networking, politics/government, business etiquette, work/life balance and current and future business climates. Upstart assists 20-40 year old professionals identify the next generations of innovation, management, leadership and excellence.

    Upstart offers an economical and effective way to reach potential 20-40 year old customers, who not only buy your products and services, but also are the “influencers” — the persuaders and evangelists, who recommend products, services and culture to their family, friends and colleagues through word of mouth and online social networks.

    We offer a coveted demographic; 20-40 year old business professionals, who are hyperactive consumers with discretionary income. Upstart members are associates, specialists, assistant managers, managers, directors and entrepreneurs, who own businesses. Upstart delivers the most cosmopolitan and perpetual buying population — our members purchase Appliances, Automobiles, Major Beverages, Business Equipment, Home Furnishings & Fixtures, Housewares & Accessories, Office Supplies, Packaging & Containers, Paper & Paper Products, Personal Products, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Sporting Goods, Textile – Clothing and Footwear & Accessories, Broadcasting, Computers, Home Improvement, Publishing, Entertainment, Hotels and Resorts, Business Services, Software, Franchises etc., .

    We offer cost-effective and attractive ad placement opportunities. We can add benefit to your bottom-line by expanding your ad visibility and click-throughs, while doing so for less than the standard rates you pay now. Seek a partnership where performance, quantifiable results and immediate and long-term growth are core objectives.

    Advertising Specs

    Upstart requires the following lead times prior to campaign launch dates for receipt of creative assets and active URLs:

    • Non-rich media / 3 business days
    • 30-second maximum for any animation.
    • Rich media / 7 business days

    FILE FORMATS: FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML

    Game Changer Slide

    • 650×200 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size
    • 500k/lo bw – 1MB/hi bw Polite Video file size
    • 120k Total file size

    Large Rectangle

    • 336×280 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size
    • 500k/lo bw – 1MB/hi bw Polite Video file size
    • 120k Total file size

    Medium Rectangle

    • 300×250 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size
    • 120k Total file size

    Half Page Ad

    • 336×850 or 300×600 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 75k Max Initial file size
    • 25k Polite Flash file size
    • 100k Total file size

    Leaderboard

    • 728×90 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size
    • 120k Total file size

    Skyscraper

    • 160×600 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size

    Skyscraper

    • 120×600 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 40k Max Initial file size
    • 80k Polite Flash file size

    Button

    • 120×90 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 15k Max Initial file size
    • 85k Polite Flash file size
    • 100k Total file size

    Entitlement

    • 88×31 pixels
    • FLASH, GIF, JPG, HTML
    • 5k Max Initial file size

    Ad Product

    Overlay Video

    300×50

    No Rich Media

    Max Initial   File Size           —–

    Max Polite   File Size            —–

    Total   File  Size                     100k

    Video File Size                       —–

    Overlay Banner

    450×50

    No Rich Media

    Max Initial   File Size           —–

    Max Polite   File Size            —–

    Total   File  Size                   100k

    Video File Size                     —–

    Push Down

    970×66

    Rich Media

    Max Initial   File Size           60k

    Max Polite   File Size            120k

    Total   File  Size                   220k

    Video File Size                     500k/lo bw
    1MB/hi bw

    Video Pre-roll

    Video Post-roll

    16:9 & 4:3

    Max Initial   File Size           —–

    Max Polite   File Size            —–

    Total   File  Size                   —–

    Video File Size                     —–

    Clickable Video Ad

    Max Initial   File Size           —–

    Max Polite   File Size            —–

    Total   File  Size                   —–

    Video File Size                     —–

    Video Companion

    300×60

    No Rich Media

    Max Initial   File Size           30k

    Max Polite   File Size            N/A

    Total   File  Size                   30k

    Video File Size                     —–

    Pop-Under

    720×300

    Rich Media

    (Special circumstances)

    Max Initial   File Size           40k

    Max Polite   File Size            —–

    Total   File  Size                   40k

    Video File Size                     —–

    All Floating Ads

    Max Initial   File Size           80k

    Max Polite   File Size            160k

    Total   File  Size                   240k

    Video File Size                     —–