Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the Steep Creek Media school bus advertising
A: It is an opportunity for local businesses to put business advertisements on the side of school buses in local school districts. These full-color ads are available in two sizes: 7' x 1.5' and 6' x 2.5'.
Why are school districts using this program to generate
A. Most Texas schools are facing several million dollar
budget deficits this year that could result in a reduction
of staff and in services for our children. School districts
partner with Steep Creek Media to sell advertising in a
variety of venues. Steep Creek Media projects that ventures
could mean more than $1 million annually for local
districts. Funding is a major issue facing school districts
throughout Houston and Texas, and districts seeking to
generate their own revenue can partially solve budget
Q: What can school bus advertising do for you?
A: The school bus advertising program helps businesses build
brand awareness while providing much needed funding for
local schools. The ads are seen every day by thousands of
people as the buses travel around the community. All ads
must be approved by the district. Ads must be appropriate
for a school setting, as well as child sensitive.
What is the sign made of and does it harm the bus?
A: The signs are an automotive application specific vinyl
that is coated with a special UV laminate. The signs adhere
to the bus like a bumper sticker and are weather and fade
resistant. A special process is used to remove the signs
that will not harm the outside of the bus. State law is
specific about the location and size of the signs.
Q: How much revenue will school districts receive?
A: The revenue will be dependent on the number of
advertisers and other factors, but the potential
school bus program alone is estimated at more than $1
million annually with the districts receiving no less than a
majority of the funds. Steep Creek Media provides a complete
turnkey service: selling the signs, installation, billing,
How much does it cost?
A: Prices depend on the size of ad, number of buses to be
used, and the length of commitment. Contact Steep Creek
Media at 281-962-4390 for pricing information.
Q: Who is the typical client of Steep Creek Media?
A: Any local or national company that wants to promote its
business and strengthen its image while helping to fund
local public schools will be considered. Ads must be
appropriate for a school setting.
Are there any restrictions on the types of ads that can run?
A: Yes. All ads must be in the form of an age-appropriate
Who do I call for more information?
A: For more information please call Steep Creek Media, at 281-962-4390 and ask for a sales representative.
Who is Steep Creek Media?
A: Steep Creek Media is an advertising agency located in Humble, Texas. It specializes in managing advertising for school districts and non-profit agencies.
Why would a business want to advertise on a school bus?
A: When a company joins the School Bus Program, not only
does it advertise the business, it also gives back to the
community and school system. This is truly a win-win
situation for both the district and advertiser.
Are school bus ads the only advertising opportunity offered
by Steep Creek Media?
A: Steep Creek Media secures advertising for many venues,
including sponsorship of athletic stadiums, as well as
banners, signage and video commercials for stadiums, gyms,
other athletic facilities and equipment, and school district
web site advertising.