Business Service Ads
Business Service Ads are small display ads that are part of a special Business Service section of the classified pages. They must be placed for at least 4 weeks at a time and can only be 1 col. by 1 inch, 1col. by 2 inch, or 2 col. by 1 inch in size. Rate per week for 1 week of just newspapers is $10.47, 1 week of newspaper and Market Place when published is $13.83.
Display ads are the large “boxed” ads seen throughout the paper. Ads can be placed in the Market Place (comes out monthly), the Monday or Wednesday edition of the newspaper or any combination of the publications.
For local advertisers (please note advertising agencies do not qualify for these rates):
- Newspaper only on Monday or Wednesday – $7.17
- 2 consecutive days (second day at 65%) – $11.83
- One day plus the monthly market place – $10.97
- 2 consecutive days plus the monthly market place – $15.63
- Market Place only (once a month) – $9.46
Please contact the office for a current rate sheet, our rates went up January 1, 2019. Color is extra.
Special rates are available for frequent advertisers. Discounts are available for those who prepay for their ads and for service organizations. To determine the exact cost of your ad, please contact our office.
National rates for agencies is $10.70 for newspapers, one insertion Monday or Wednesday. Total market coverage which includes the Market Place is $3.29 additional. Full color is available at $70 per insertion.
Adding Color to Ads
A single color is used to accent a few pages in each issue. The color is chosen by the newspaper, and usually is red or blue. Other colors are available for an additional fee. Full color is also available for each issue of the paper. Advertisers can have their ads accented with this additional color or request full color for an additional cost. Please contact the office about rates for color.
Special Feature Pages
Occasionally we run special feature pages, such as a coupon page or a page that is put together on a theme. Past themes have included Thanksgiving, Easter, Celebrating Successful Local High School Sports Teams and Honoring Our Service people. Ads on these pages are usually one size and have a set rate. Contact the office for upcoming feature pages and rates.