About the Site / Advertise on Fortress

In its first few years Fortress of Solitude has become one of the most popular nerd and geek entertainment interest websites in South Africa, covering topics/reviews on movies, entertainment news, music, books, games, comics, board games, gadgets, cameras, technology and software.

With an average of 100,000 page views – 30, 000 unique visitors per month (according to Google Analytics stats) and ranked +/- 500,000th in the world on Alexa Traffic Reports the site continues to grow with each passing month, establishing itself as a popular resource for reviews, interviews and news articles. Updated daily, the site continues to attract fans of “nerd” and “geek” culture, offering them a unique world-class web experience where they are free to engage via comment forums and social media platforms.

Fortress of Solitude also freely contributes various articles to popular magazine publications, radio shows and entertainment websites at no cost. The list includes:

Vision Magazine – Christian Lifestyle Magazine
Yes! Lifestyle Mag – Youth Culture Magazine
Urban Edge – Hip Hop Culture Radio Show
Ido Magazine – Marriage and Lifestyle Magazine
Do It Now Magazine – Adventure Sport Lifestyle Magazine
Trend Frenzy Magazine – South African Youth Online Magazine
Ziyawa Magazine – Online Entertainment Magazine
The African Scholar Magazine – Quarterly Journal for Students in Colleges & Universities

Articles are written by a group of talented, professional and experienced freelance writers, all experts and leaders in their various fields. Since January 2012 the teams of writers have published over 10 000 articles and reviews.


Sony, Samsung, Nikon, Canon, Nokia, Motorola, Blackberry, Olympus, Fuji, Sandisk, Logitech, MTN, Ster-Kinekor, Numetro, UIP, DC Comics, Action Lab Comics, Titan Books, Mad Catz, HP, Acer, Apple, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Valiant Comics, 2000AD, Tritton, Universal Music, Sony Music, Sheer Music, Warner Music, etc.

In the past we’ve interviewed some popular international musical acts, artists and actors…

Including P.O.D., The Darkness, Leon Schuster, Luke Tyler, December Streets, Larry Joe, Sina Sulger, DJ Eazy, Kobus Galloway, Warren Louw, Andrew Baker (from Weta Digital), Joshua Milton Blahyi (aka General Butt Naked), Grant De Sousa, Pippa Tshabalala, Zach McGowan, iScream and the Chocolate Stix, Macstanley, Spoek Mathambo, December Streets, Ross Jackand many others.


With an average of 3 pages per visit and a very low bounce rate of 4%, Fortress of Solitude attracts visitors from around the world – the most popular being South Africa, United States and United Kingdom. With a fan base of 4800+ Facebook fans and 900+ Twitter followers, Fortress of Solitude keeps its audience up to date with relevant content.

Follow us on Twitter @FortressofS or Facebook on

Advertising Rates

728 x 90 Leaderboard Ad Appears at the top of every page R650
300 x 300 Main Ad Appears on the right side of the index page – Above Facebook Like Box R500
300 x 300 Sidebar Ad Appears on the right side of every page – Below Twitter Like Box R500
728 x 90 Footer Ad Appears at the bottom of every page – Below all the content R500
Website Background Ad Appears in the website background R1000 per month
Sponsored Posts 250 Words + Images – Article stays on front page for 2 weeks R650 per month
Full Package Ad
Option 1 Includes Leaderboard Ad, Website Background Ad, Facebook cover Ad R1500 per month
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Contact Details

Contact Jarrod Saunders on 071 850 7125 or via email at