Grace Smith
Photo by Sharon Pruitt


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Ad Options

There are 4 125—125px banner spots available at the top of the right sidebar, placed high above the fold in a prime location on the blog for maximum eyeballs on your ad’s. If you would like to purchase a spot you can do so by visiting BuySellAds.

Blog Background is the home of, you guessed it, Grace Smith – a freelance web designer. It is focused on design, web development, web standards, the design industry, blogging, wordpress and CSS.

The blog has grown quickly since it’s inception in March 09 with it’s unique and popular signature blog series including:

1. Show Me Your Dock
2. Twitter Face-Off and
3. Theme Thursday

All of which attracts an ever growing social media audience and some of the industries most respected figures including Khoi Vinh and Veerle Duoh. This site is now a fast growing resource for internet savy designers, creatives, developers and bloggers.

Stats (January 2010)

RSS Subscribers – 1150+
Twitter Followers – 17k+
Average Monthly Visitors – 29k+
Average Monthly Pageviews – 38k+

The site has nearly 3000 bookmarks on Delicious, has reached the Delicious and PopUrls homepages 5 times and is also popular on Stumbleupon.

Product Reviews

If you would like to increase the exposure for your service or product then a Product Review will put thousands of targeted creatives, bloggers and developers in front of your product or service. A fair and professional review will be published and will include several backlinks to your site. In order for it to be a balanced and thorough review you must provide a sample of your product or access to the service.

Product Reviews are currently $60. To order a review, email hi[at]


If you would like to sponsor Grace or have any questions, please email me at: hi[at]

I look forward to hearing from you.