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Display Advertising Rates
Classified Advertising Rates
• Listings, per word 75¢ per word ($5 weekly minimum)
• All classified ads must be pre-paid
• $25 Minimum credit card charge for phone orders
• Call Classified Department at 618-463-0612 for more information
New Advertiser Trial Rate (Buy Three Get One Free) Any new advertiser may qualify for the First Time Trial Rate. This incentive entitles advertisers to buy three ads and get the fourth one free. The ads are to be billed at the Open rate. The free ad must be no larger than the smallest ad.
Free Full Page Any advertiser under contract may receive one free full page advertisement with one spot color after advertising 13 consecutive weeks. The 13 ads must be a quarter page or larger. The 13 ads will be billed at 13 time contract rate.
Free Spot Color Any advertiser under contract who purchases spot color may receive free color in the following edition. The following edition’s ad must repeat with no corrections or additions.
Special Promotions All advertisers may participate in any special edition. Each ad in a special edition counts as one insertion toward contract fulfillment.
• All incentives are mutually exclusive.
• Any ad purchased in any edition, may be published in other editions the same week at a discount.
• Spot Color..............................$5 per col/in or $110 • Full Color...............................$7 per col/in or $220
(10 column inch minimum)
Front Page Advertising
• Maximum 3 times per year for section A, • Must be reserved in advance • 35% premium in section A • 15% premium in section B • 15% premium in section C • Color required
Billed at earned rate for local advertisers using co-op materials. Open rate applies to manufacturers and distributors using multi-logo ad placements. A reasonable number of tearsheets will be provided to advertisers per request made at time of advertising order.
Free Standing Inserts
• Minimum 5000 flyers
• You choose the neighborhoods
• Standard 8.5” x 11”.......................$45/K • 8 Page Tab Quarter Folded.........$55/K • 12 Page Tab Quarter Folded.......$65/K