Marketing & Sponsorship

Al-Sahawat Times 

Global news channel from Oman and UAE

 


 





Background

Al-Sahawat Times is a print, digital and broadcast news corporation founded in Oman in 2007. Al-Sahwat Times was acquired by The International Press and Media Group at the end of 2016, achieving more than 450% growth in circulation after just five weeks under new governance. [Corporate Structure]

The International Press and Media Group produces Newspapers, Magazines, Online News, Digital and Broadcast Media in over 100 countries available in more than 50 languages. [The International Press and Media Group’s corporate website]

Online News and Digital Media are currently Al-Sahawat Times’ largest audience sectors.

All publications and broadcasts are fully licensed and compliant with the laws of each nation of distribution. All of out ISSN registered publications have their content archived with the relevant National Library.

Al-Sahawat Times is 100% independent, never accepting funding or grants from any government, this ensures a greater freedom over what we publish and how we engage with our captivated audience, guaranteeing the highest levels of integrity and transparency.

Al-Sahawat Times does not just abide by the global code of ethics for media corporations, we actually wrote them! [Code of Ethics






Dissemination Options

Sponsored Articles and Reviews

Digital articles written by professional journalists and produced with the assistance of Al-Sahawat Times’ critically acclaimed editors and graphic designers can be produced and disseminated via all of our digital media platforms to maximize audience. Alternatively your audience may be targeted either demographically or geographically. E.g. you may wish to only publish to subscribers who are for example; over 40, male, and work in the medical sector in an Arabic speaking country, this can easily be done.

Sponsored articles can also be archived, which is highly recommended, the sponsored archives are freely available to be accessed by a wider selection of audiences free of charge and are regularly promoted via Al-Sahawat Times’ and The International Press and Media Group’s social media accounts and our staff accounts. Archives may remain live for 3, 6, 12 or 24 months or indefinitely (minimum guaranteed term of 24 months). Archived articles may also be actively promoted through social media and other sources for 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.

Digital articles are all included in our mobile and tablet apps and may be included on Apple News.

Print versions of your digital article are also available in a variety of languages and nations.

Digital articles may include videos, audio, interviews, links, multimedia and any other information you wish to be included. We recommend replacing any Flash script with HTML5 for security reasons.


Series Publications

Either a series of articles to be published at strategic times or a regular column published at a regular interval is available. Advertisements, reviews, articles, podcasts and interviews may also run as a series or column.


Sponsored Interviews and Press Conferences

Interviews with respected and industry specialised journalists are available in the following formats:

  • Live broadcast

  • Film

  • Video/Satalite link

  • Audio

  • Animated

  • Text only

These can be included within other services such as sponsored digital articles or stakeholderships.


Stakeholders

Al-Sahawat Times offers by invitation only the opportunity for a stakeholders’ partnership.

Stakeholders have a streamlined mini website of their own within our own websites. These can be used and arranged in which ever way best commercially benefits the stakeholder. Typically these are sites of 1 – 4 pages including multimedia, text, images, links and contact information. Larger, more advanced stakeholder sites can of course be created. 

Professional design assistance is available to what ever extent is required from ‘do it your self’ to total design and management. All stakeholder sites are completely bespoke and reviewed by professional corporate consultants to ensure they are in the best form to maximise return on investment. 

Stakeholders may have their site linked or private in which ever way they wish, from a tab on their own domain to a link, logo, tab or menu on Al-Sahawat Times’ website.

For the duration of the stakeholdership the stakeholder will be licensed to advertised “In partnership with Al-Sahawat Times” or “In partnership with The International Press and Media Group”.

Stakeholders may also make use of a unique email address such as: [YOU]@alsahawat.com.

Stakeholder positions are available for 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months or 36 months.


 Adverts

Al-Sahawat Times offers a vast array of print and digital adverts running all forms of multimedia, sizes, duration and placement.

All adverts are strategically placed before, in, after or around a relevant news story and targeted for your chosen demographics. They can also be placed in search results and key pages such as Global News, Oman/Qatar/UAE News, Technology News etc. Printed advertisements are available in quarter, half, full, double or quadruple page options. (Including front, back and inside cover options.)

Advertisements can also be placed on Al-Sahawat Times’ licensed Apple News channel.


Specialist

Al-Sahawat offers television interviews aired on some of the biggest names in international television as well as a variety of Local, National and International Radio interviews.

Specialist production is available for: TV, Radio, Books, Documentaries, Movies and podcasts (Audio and Audio/Visual including animated production).






Production and Aftercare

Full, professional production assistance is available for all media options including graphics works and photography.

Through our partner ‘The Linguistic Bureau’ Al-Sahawat Times is also able to offer your content in a variety of languages should you see fit. The majority of our digital content is country responsive automatically offering to translate the content into the language of the reader’s browser. Please note automatic translations are machine translations and not human translations.

All clients are assigned a dedicated production team consisting of a personal Project Manager or Campaign Director who will become your primary point of call, journalists, editors, graphic designers and where appropriate; photographers, film, lighting and sound crew etc.

Expiration and Renewals

After a publication has expired you will be given the opportunity to renew or cancel the publication’s archive, promotion or print run. Renewals will be given 10% discount on each renewal up to a maximum of 20% discount from the original fees.

Expired content will be removed and destroyed from our archives, however the content may still be archived with the relevant National Library (A legal requirement for print copies in some countries).


Bespoke Options and Packages

To discuss bespoke options or packages involving multiple forms of dissemination book an appointment with one of our specialists today:

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Quick Buy Options

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Apple News Article

Articles published on Apple News, installed by default on all Apple devices including, iPhones, iPads, Macs, iPod touch etc. The International Press and Media Group can offer a choice of two official licensed Apple News Channels; AL-Sahawat Times and IPMG News


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Social Media

Posts may include multimedia, text and links and can be shared via; Instagram, Twitter and Linkedin via Al-Sahawat Times’ official accounts, any other accounts from any International Press and Media Group publication and a selection of our staff accounts. Sponsored Social Media posts are the most affordable way to boost your recognition.


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