Review & Promotion Policy

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FYI: This page is subject to change and will be updated monthly or biweekly to reflect our current statistics.

The Young Folks was established in September 2010. We started with reviewing movies, music, books and television. Since then, we branched out into video games and started to report entertainment news. All the while, we’ve kept true to our mission to provide youthful and fresh perspectives on every aspect of pop culture.

We serve the young folks of the world. Hence, our audience is both male and female, all races, and generally in between the ages of 14 and 28.

As of 12/8/14, The Young Folks has on average:

768,000+ Page Views per month

178,000+ Unique Visitors per month

6100+ Twitter Followers

4700+ Facebook “Likes”

1.5 million+ Combined Video Views on our YouTube channel

Site statistics from Awstats

We accept the following kind of requests:

Film – We accept DVDs and screeners for all major motion picture releases. We consider independent films on a case-by-case basis. One major factor when it comes to considering indie films is if it will appeal to our young audience.

We also accept screening, press conference, and junket invites, based on our availability and our audience’s interest in what is being covered.

Music – We consider all music review requests on a case-by-case basis. We will accept mostly all popular music artist or band album review requests, especially those that are considered Pop, Rock, Alternative or Hip-Hop. Also, we accept requests to review concert DVDs of popular artists.

As for concerts, we accept requests to review or cover them, based on our availability and our audience’s interest in what is being covered.

Television - We accept DVDs and screeners for all major network or cable TV shows that target an age 14-28 demographic.

Video Games – We accept all video game review requests.

Books – We review YA books, but occasionally adult and middle grade books with some YA crossover. We accept ARCs, eGalleys, and finished copies (hardcover, paperback, eBooks) from major publishers. Self-published books and books from indie publishers are considered as well. We also accept author interview requests and guest posts on a case-by-case basis.

Events – We accept invitations to attend and cover major music, film, book, TV and/or pop culture events, based on our availability and our audience’s interest in the event(s). These include festivals, premieres, award ceremonies, conventions, conferences and etc.

Promotions – We accept offers to promote films, music, books, shows, video games and/ or events via exclusives, blog tours and/or giveaways.  Again, we consider promotional opportunities based on our audience’s potential interest in what we’re promoting.

All reviews, promotions and coverage accepted are posted on TheYoungFolks.com in a timely manner. As well, they are promoted through our Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads (books only), and Tumblr pages.  In addition, select reviews or coverage will be shared with our partners.

FIESTA MOVEMENT DISCLOSURE

Ford invited me (Luciana Villalba – Co-Founder of TheYoungFolks.com) to be an Agent for the Fiesta Movement. They’ve provided me with a 2014 Ford Fiesta, and they’re covering gas, insurance and administrative costs for the duration of the Movement. disclosur.es/3zf5PQ

Advertising

If you would like to advertise on TheYoungFolks.com, including anything from PR skins to promoted posts, feel free to contact us for our rates and more information.

PRIVACY POLICY

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

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