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As a successful entrepreneur or corporate executive, you know that creating and packaging your product was just the beginning.  Marketing your product and getting it in front of the right audience can be extremely challenging--and costly., the world's largest of African-American products online, is here to help. is the mostly highly trafficked African-American e-commerce site in cyberspace.  We reach a worldwide audience of African-American consumers and receive 2 million+ hits per month.  In addition,

  • Has been featured in Essence, Ebony, Black Enterprise and Upscale magazines, as well as in the business section of The New York Times. was also featured in a national radio and print ad campaign by the U.S. Postal Service for its success as a growing e-commerce enterprise.

  • Was recently ranked by the Houston Chronicle, one of the nation's leading daily newspapers, as one of the fastest growing dot-coms in Houston, Texas.

  • Reaches an affluent African-American audience online that is 70% female, 66% college educated and with an average household income of $50,000+.

And, best of all:

  • has a variety of promotional programs that fit almost any budget.  Our ad rates start at ONLY $150, depending upon the program you select.'s marketing/advertising program includes:

  • Media Announcementnew2.jpg (731 bytes) You and/or your company/service can be presented to 400+ African-American media representatives via Cushcity's new media announcement program.  Radio,  print and T.V. media personnel, are included on our recently verified e-mail list to African-American media.  The standard Media Announcement includes:
    **  An image of your product and a brief description.  For service-based businesses, a image of your office or staff can be substituted.
    **  A photo of you and a brief bio
    **  Contact information (e-mail address and phone number) for media interviews
    **  A link to your web site
    Click here for a sample Media Announcement

  • Business E-Blastnew2.jpg (731 bytes). will e-mail an introductory communication regarding your business and the products or services you provide to hundreds of African-American consumers in any U.S. major metropolitan area.  E-blasts can be distributed any time and include contact/RSVP info.   Business owner receives number of recipients and also the E-blast, as it is distributed.  The E-blast pricing is for one distribution of ONE U.S. metropolitan area.  Discounted pricing is applicable for multiple cities.

  • Featured Items:  Home page features for periods of one week, two weeks or one month.  Choose from top/front and center space to any space on the home page.  Advertise your featured item for two consecutive weeks and receive FREE feature in one edition of e-mail newsletter.

  • Featured Item - High Traffic Section:   Feature within relevant high trafficked sections of our web site, include image of item and brief description with link to more detailed purchase page.

  • Banner Ads:  On our home page, e-mail newsletter. and/or throughout the most highly trafficked parts of our web site.   Our art department can create your banner ad for you, for an additional nominal charge.

  • Product Spotlight:  Feature within our biweekly e-mail newsletter and includes your photo, bio, image of product and a brief description.
    Click here to view a sample of one of our recent e-mail newsletters

  • Hot Spot Features:  Home page link with animated "hot", eye-catching image.

  • Author/Product Newsflash:  Featured author or company which is distributed to our entire online audience via e-mail.   Newsflash can include up to four (4) books or products as well as a link to the author's or company's web site.

  • Package Insertion Program.   Include your flyers, postcards, bookmarks or other promotional materials in all of's outgoing packages.  Priced per 1,000 pieces.

  • My Own Web Page.   Take advantage of Cushcity's web presence by letting us create and maintain a permanent web page for your product(s) on the Cushcity site.  Web page includes your company info, product images and descriptions.  Monthly maintenance fee allows for regular revisions to your page.   Web address would be and can include a link to your existing web site, if you already have one.

We are here to service your specific needs and can design a promotional program to fit your budget.  Premium advertising space is generally sold out a month in advance, so call or e-mail today to discuss your advertising needs and reserve your space.

Toll-free advertising line:  1-800-340-5454

Willie A. Richardson
Advertising Manager,, Inc.









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