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Pharmaguy Thank you for visiting the Pharma Marketing Network Web site (www.pharma-mkting.com, www.pharmamarketingnetwork.com), the Leading Online Resource for Pharmaceutical Marketers.

These are just a few of the questions people ask me about Pharma Marketing Network. If your question is not answered here, please do not hestitate to email or call me or use the Contact Us form.

John Mack, Publisher & Editor
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215-504-4164

Pharma Marketing Network FAQs
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  • What are the components of the Network and what services does it provide? Find the answer here.
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  • Are all areas and services of Pharma Marketing Network Web site available to me even if I do not subscribe? Find the answer here.
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Components & Services of Pharma Marketing Network
Pharma Marketing Network is an online resource for pharmaceutical marketing, advertising, and sales professionals. The network includes:

All this, and more, is accessed through the Pharma Marketing Network Portal site, which provides these additional services:

The Benefits of Subscribing
As a subscriber to Pharma Marketing News, you are entitled to the following benefits:
  • You will receive a FREE monthly e-newsletter (Pharma Marketing News) delivered to you via e-mail. Only registered subscribers receive the email executive summary and links to the current issue on the Web as soon as it is available. For more information see Is the newsletter free?.
  • You will receive discounts on registration for industry conferences and access to free content such as white papers. Much of this is provided through newsletter sponsors and advertisers.
  • You will be first to learn about Pharma Marketing Network activities such as live podcasts.
  • Advertising supports the free distribution of the newsletter to subscribers. Consequently, you will receive timely promotional notices via e-mail about important events such as pharmaceutical conferences, job openings, products and services, and other useful information. For more information about this, see "Pledge to Subscribers & Advertisers" (pdf).

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All Areas are Available to Everyone
All areas of Pharma Marketing Network are currently available to you, whether or not you have subscribed to the newsletter. Only subscribers, however, receive the newsletter FREE as soon as it is published.

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Pharma Marketing News FAQs
The following questions are about Pharma Marketing News. (See Pharma Marketing News for more information about the newsletter and access to the current issue and selected past articles) If your question is not on this list, use the Contact Us form to submit your question.
Is the newsletter free?
Yes. The full text of ALL articles is available FREE to all subscribers.

Subscribers get the newsletter executive summary and links to the current issue delivered by email as soon as the newsletter is published.

Subscribers also receive timely promotional notices via email about important events such as pharmaceutical conferences, job openings, products and services, and other useful information. You may opt-out of your subscription at any time by a single click of the mouse on a link included in every email message you receive.

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Is there a print version of the newsletter?
No. Pharma Marketing News newsletter is 100% electronic and delivered to subscribers via email and PDF format on the Web or through RSS Feed (see below).

Subscribers may print copies of the newsletter for their own use or to distribute to their colleagues.

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PMN RSS News Feed If you don't want any e-mail or ads from us, but still want to check out Pharma Marketing News, you can subscribe to the Pharma Marketing News Feed by clicking the RSS button on the left. Article summaries will be delivered to you automatically via your RSS reader, NOT by e-mail. You can then purchase and read only the article reprints that you want and NOT receive any advertising. It's a great way to organize your pharmaceutical news sources. You must have an RSS reader (e.g., FeedReader) or an RSS-enabled browser to subscribe to the Pharma Marketing News Feed.

Can I contribute articles for publication in the newsletter?
Yes. We encourage members of the Network and everyone else to submit articles for publication in the Pharma Marketing News newsletter.

We understand, however, that you may wish to contribute articles to Pharma Marketing News to promote yourself or your products or services. We reserve the right, however, to refuse articles that are purely promotional in favor of articles that are informative and truly interesting to our readers.

Please see Author Guidelines for further instructions.

Can I Sponsor an Article?
Yes, you can sponsor an article as part of a Newsletter "Advertorial" as described below (see "Promoting Your Products & Services" for more details about Advertorial Sponsorships).

Over two-thirds of Pharma Marketing News readers are interested in "new ideas for drug marketing" (see Newsletter Subscriber Profile for other topics of interest to subscribers). Therefore, wer ARE interested in publishing articles that feature products and services that satisfy that need.

A sponsored Newsletter "Advertorial" Option is a perfect solution. Keep in mind that the story is non-promotional. It does not make a pitch for your product or service nor does it have any call to action or pricing information. Its primary purpose is to inform our readers and provide brand recognition for your product or service. Your logo and contact information are included in the co-branded reprint version, which you can order in electronic (pdf) or print form. A follow-up dedicated email blast (which is included in the Advertorial package) to subscribers is the perfect opportunity for you to promote your call to action and sell the product or service. Request a Rate Card for pricing and other details about Newsletter Advertorials.

Advertising FAQs
The following questions are about advertising via Pharma Marketing Network. (See Advertising Information for more information about all the available advertising options.) If your question is not on this list, use the Contact Us form to submit your question.
Acceptable Advertising Options
Pharma Marketing Network accepts the following types of ads (for more details about these options, see "Specific Advertising Options"):
  • Email Ads ("blasts") sent to Pharma Marketing News subscribers. See "Email Advertising" for more details.
  • Display Ads (various ad size formats) placed on the Pharma Marketing Network portal site, Forums site, Pharma Marketing Blog, and within the Executive Summary newsletter and Conference Calendar Update email sent to subscribers
  • Sponsored Tweets sent to followers of @Pharmaguy (see www.pharmaguy.com for more information about this Pharmaguy and his foll0wers). See "Social Media Campaigns" for more information about this and other social media options.
  • Conference Listings in the online Conference Calendar and the email version -- Conference Calendar Update -- sent to all subscribers as well as in the Forums Event Calendar
  • Podcast Sponsorship. Advertisers may sponsor a podcast interview about their product or service, especially if it covers a topic of interest to Pharma Marketing News and site visitors. Podcast sponsorships are usuall part of a Advertorial Package (see "Promoting Your Products & Services" for more details about Advertorials).
Many other advertising options are available. Request the Media Kit & Rate Card for a convenient summary of advertising options and current prices.
Who is your audience?
The Pharma Marketing Network community includes millions of Web site visitors, thousands of subscribers to Pharma Marketing News, tens of thousands of readers and subscribers to Pharma Marketing Blog, thousands of registered members of Pharma Marketing Forums, and over 10,000 Pharmaguy Twitter followers.

Most of these people are employed at a wide array of pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotech companies, medical device manufacturers, and vendors (see Partial List Companies/Organizations). Many are recognized experts in the field of pharmaceutical marketing and hold important positions within their organizations (see Partial List of Job Titles).

Find more details about our audience here.

What is the size your audience?
Pharma Marketing Network reaches hundreds of thousands of professionals. For details, including the latest metrics, see "Profile of Our Subscribers, Followers, and Site Visitors."
How much does it cost to advertise?
Our advertising fees are very competitive. An email blast, for example, costs only pennies per subscriber!

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