Whether you are targeting the most senior IT managers in corporate and government organisations, members of the ICT channel or consumers, Techday has the right publication or website for you
Since starting in 2006, we have assembled a number of publications and websites. We now have a fully integrated suite of publications and websites across virtually every part of the IT, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries.
You can find a full list of our publications here.
Then if you want a representative to contact you, request it here.
Where to send all the files:
Files should be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org at least five working days before the campaign is due to start.
The file types we accept:
Banner, skyscraper, tile/rectangle:
Email newsletter tile:
Email Newsletter MRec / Tile 300px x 250px (40KB ideal). While we can accept GIF and animated GIF files, we recommend using just a flat JPG file. As some email clients do not run the animated GIF files correctly.
Some email clients do not support cookies such as Outlook. If you intend to use a 3rd party adserver link tracking, then you will be required to use a tracking system without cookies such as the "Click Trackers" option within Google DCM (DoubleClick Campaign Manager). More information about this option is detailed here.
For each online advert we need a URL supplied for your advert to click to.
The size of adverts:
(Width x height in pixels and file size)
Leaderboard / Banner 728 x 90 (50KB ideal)
Skyscraper 160px x 600px (30KB ideal)
MRec / Tile 300px x 250px (50KB ideal)
Half Page / Super Tile 300px x 600px (80KB ideal)
Interstitial Unit / Large overlay tile 480px x 480px (120KB ideal)
A site takeover is an opportunity to theme panels on either side of a particular section of our website with an image that supports your existing banner, tile or skyscraper advertising. Because different users have different zoom settings and screen sizes, no guarantees can be made that all users will have the full imagery. The imagery for these panels should be non-critical information, ideally a pattern or colour, with no text.
Two JPEG panels both measuring 266px wide x 900px high with a fade to our background colour (#EEE) at the bottom. Please note that we're unable to accept Flash files.
File Size, Dimensions & format
Other information needed
If you're providing the content please include:
If you choose us to write the story we need the following information:
Send all this to your account manager, who will get it to the appropriate journalist.
It takes us approximately five working days to turn around a sponsored story writing project or just two days if the content is provided complete.
Our journalism is designed to inform, entertain or contribute to debate concerning the development of the ICT industry in NZ. We hope that through better information, users of technology will become more productive.
It is our policy that we provide:
Definition: Stakeholders are our readers, advertisers, employees and shareholders (including any parent companies) or any industry contact or special interest group we encounter.
Below are the key questions we get asked about our reviewing procedures and policies:
Do I have to pay in order to submit a product for review?
No. Techday's review scheme is free of charge. However, we welcome any corresponding giveaway opportunities that may present themselves.
Which publications do you accept review product for?
At this stage we are just reviewing products for our consumer brands, but occasionally we consider reviews for our other business brands. The problem we face with business or enterprise products is that we don't have the right environment or technical experience to fully test some of the more complex solutions.
What does participation in the review scheme get me?
Submitting your products for review is a great way of possibly receiving coverage, which may include feature images of the product along with details of the product's features, specifications, pros and cons.
What happens to the review product?
Products over $500 in value will be returned to the supplier. Generally speaking, products under that value will be kept by Techday and auctioned some three months after the publication of the review as a means of supplementing the review facility and the time spent on the piece.
Will participation guarantee a good review? And can we see the review before it is published?
No on both counts. The review process will be impartial and no further correspondence will be entered into. Techday endeavours to ensure the review process is fair and based on comprehensive and knowledgeable testing.
If I submit product for review, is it guaranteed to be published?
Vendors, distributors and PR agencies are welcome to submit products and press releases to Techday for consideration. However, if only a press release is provided, we will consider the product for inclusion as an announcement. The announcements provide less substantial coverage with little to no discussion, a small image and release details only. Inclusion is at the discretion of Techday. Products supplied for review will have a much greater chance of inclusion.
Are any products excluded from the reviews?
Yes, products focused on corporate or enterprise customers will not be reviewed, as well as electronic components and services like SaaS solutions. This is because we don't have the facilities or expertise to review these type of products and that they aren't relevant to our audience. Remember at this stage we are only accepting reviews for the following consumer focused publications: NetGuide, Start-Up, PlayOn and AppleWatch
Can we arrange a joint advertising/review deal?
No. The review scheme will operate independently from advertising sales.
How do I arrange a review?
We've got a centalised approach to reviews. Email our review co-ordinator here, he will register your product in our tracking system and know to expect it. Then despatch the product/s to Reviews, Techday Ltd, 3B 49 Brown Street, Ponsonby, Auckland. Only our reviews co-ordinator can sign loan agreements on behalf of Techday Ltd.