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Sharpologist no longer accepts advertising from sites related to gambling, smoking/vaping/tobacco, essay writing, CBD, crypto, weapons, or sex-related sites.

Sharpologist no longer accepts link insertions into existing posts.

Sharpologist no longer accepts unpaid “guest posts.”  For sponsored posts, see below.

Sharpologist does not offer discounts until after a business relationship has been established. was developed as an evolutionary step from mantic59’s YouTube shaving videos and original blog.  The “shave tutor” videos, as they are known, have become the seminal “how to shave” videos, with over ten million views and over 33,000 YouTube subscribers.

The “mantic59” videos and Sharpologist have been referenced by a number of digital and print mass media, including:

  • The Washington Post
  • The Wall Street Journal (calling Sharpologist “…a kind of online shaving bible…“)
  • Money magazine
  • The List (syndicated television)
  • Newsmax
  • The Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel
  • Lifehacker
  • Florida Today
  • New Zealand Herald launched in October, 2011 with the help of a digital media company with almost 20 years of online publishing experience.

Advertising Options/Rates

Sharpologist offers a number of advertising options, including banner ads, sponsored posts, email sponsorships, social media campaigns, and video sponsorships.

Sponsored Posts

Sponsored posts have a flat fee of US $500.  A ‘sponsored’ identification is required and non-negotiable.  Sponsored posts usually include a 12 month “drip” campaign on social media at no additional charge.  For a list of previous sponsored posts CLICK/TAP HERE.

Banner Ads

Please go to and fill out the form at the bottom of the page for more information and rates.

Video Ads

Please go to and fill out the form at the bottom of the page for more information and rates.

Social Media Campaigns

Social media campaigns for Sharpologist are available on Facebook and Twitter.  Campaigns on Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn may also be possible under certain conditions.

Sponsored Videos

Sponsored videos on Youtube (~33,000 subscribers) are available for US $500 and in most cases also include a sponsored post on Sharpologist at no extra charge.

Email Sponsorships

Sharpologist’s email newsletter has thousands of subscribers and offers sponsorship opportunities to a very targeted audience.


For  more information on sponsored posts, social media campaigns, sponsored videos, and email sponsorships contact [email protected].

Affiliate Relationships

Sharpologist currently is on the following affiliate platforms:

  • Share-A-Sale
  • CJ
  • Impact
  • Rakuten
  • Refersion
  • Shopify Collabs

Target Audience/Traffic

Sharpologist’s target audience is men of all ages who are interested in grooming and style (and ready to buy product!).  Traditional shaving is a particular emphasis, though other aspects of grooming, style and gadgets are represented, as well.

Please refer to THIS PAGE for current statistics.