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Align your brand with captivating content shared among an engaged online audience!


About Us

The961 is the fastest growing and the most read English news/media site catered to Lebanese. We produce engaging content that the Lebanese audience want to consume.

What started as a blog promoting Lebanon just over 4 years ago, has now grown to the leading English media outlet for Lebanese covering over 70 topics between our News and Magazine sections.

The961 is an independent and nonprofit media outlet aimed at providing reliable news, countering propaganda and fake news, as well as digitizing Lebanese culture and heritage.

Ethics is everything for us. Our process is super clean; from how we charge, to the results we provide our partners – you can be assured it’s by the books. We model ourselves based on the kind of Lebanon we are striving for. If we feel something isn’t right, we won’t be afraid to walk away. Would you want to align your brand with anything else and risk the reputation you spent a lot of resources building?

Don’t take our word for it, here’s what our partners say:

It was a pleasure working with you and The961 team; Your professionalism is truly impressive. From gathering insights to accurately reporting information, the workflow was smooth. The cherry on top was your follow up to ensure all questions on social media are well tackled.

Proud of Lebanese talents like you!

Thank you on behalf of OMT.

Lucienne El Hachem, Corporate Relations Director at OMT Lebanon | Sponsored Article

Why Advertise Online?

  • Online advertising is low cost and has a wider-reaching than any other media.
  • Information is available online 24-7.
  • The Internet has become the first source of information. An online presence helps raise awareness of your brand and allows you to reach your targeted demographic.
    • Number of impressions – The more impressions you show, the more visitors will remember your business.
    • Clickthroughs – It shows the immediate need or interest in your product.
    • Branding – This is how well your customer will remember your name when it is time for them to choose services you will offer.
  • More than with any other media, results can be easily measured, and adjusting the advertising campaign is easy and fast.

Why Advertise with The961?

  • Wide Reach
    • The961 has become the fastest-growing media site in Lebanon and the leading English site.
    • The961’s reach extends beyond the borders of Lebanon with a presence among the Lebanese diaspora – particularly the Lebanese communities in Canada, the USA, Australia and France.
    • Advertising on The961 will allow you to maximize your online exposure and gain access to our growing audience (3.6 million users on our site alone in 2020).
  • Value For Money
    • Different channels of organized information allow targeted delivery of your marketing message.
    • Word of mouth travels fast online, especially in Lebanon.
    • The961’s online presence, content creation and content matching services, provide numerous opportunities to get people talking about your product/service.
  • Quality
    • The961’s takes pride in the quality of work it produces internally as well as for clients.
    • We don’t undermine the quality of our work and you can expect 100% original content for your brand.
  • Flexibility – We pride ourselves on being easy to work with.
    • The961 can customize the ad packages to meet your specific marketing goals and budget.
    • We believe time is an expensive commodity. So we don’t waste it. We’re quite efficient with our process.
  • Tactical Marketing
    • In fact, our own internal marketing team take care of your campaign.

Our Audience

The majority of our audience is between the ages of 18 and 40. The majority are male but it’s a close 50-50.

Our Products

We are offering brands and advertisers the opportunity to advertise through the961 and place themselves in front of the Lebanese audience, inside Lebanon and abroad.

CUSTOM ARTICLES

We execute original and powerful storytelling to align your brand with an emotion, showcase your brand’s personality and effectively extend the reach of your marketing efforts. We do this through sponsored and branded articles.

Each article is an entire campaign for us. We involve multiple departments of our team and launch the campaign across different platforms to maximize results.

CUSTOM VIDEOS

We bring your brand to life with high-quality, custom video content that inspires and engages key audiences and promotes social sharing for maximum exposure and brand recognition.

CUSTOM PROMOTIONS

We work with brands to develop custom giveaways or promotions. Reward and excite your loyal social followers while attracting new audiences and effectively shaping consumer preferences.

CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

Our custom articles, videos and promotions come with a guaranteed reach of at least 50,000 based on your target audience(s). Need a higher reach? We can arrange for that.

POWERFUL AD PLACEMENTS

Place your ads directly in front of the audience. Our high impact ad units are immersed in engaging editorial content across every device. It’s so powerful, we actually use it to sell our own products in our merch store.

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