ADVERTISING

In print and online, we have advertising solutions to help your business reach and engage with our community!


Guaranteed 1,000 copy print distribution with additional online e-edition engagement. 
Contact our ad team at: ads@valleysentinelnews.com

Want to reach our readers over multiple weeks?
We offer a 50% off rate to subsequent display ad insertions made in the same ad order!


PRint Advertising
Standard Sizes
Regular Rate

Eighth Page

$50 – Eighth page, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel at $6.06 per col. inch. Standard ad sizes: 1 col./2.563″ W x 8.25″ H (portrait) or 2 col./5.125″ W x 4.125″ H (landscape).

Half Page

$200 – Half page, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel at $6.06 per col. inch. Standard ad size: 4 col./10.25″ W x 8.25″ H (landscape).

Sixteenth Page

$25 – Sixteenth page, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel at $6.06 per col. inch. Standard ad sizes: 1 col./2.563″ W x 4.125″ H (portrait) or 2 col./5.125″ W x 2.063″ H (landscape).

Quarter Page

$100 – Quarter page, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel at $6.06 per col. inch. Standard ad sizes: 2 col./5.125″ W x 8.25″ H (portrait) or 4 col./10.25″ W x 4.125″ H (landscape) or 3 col./7.69” W x 5.5” H (square).

Full Page

$400 – Full page, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel at $6.06 per col. inch. Ad size: 4 col./10.25″ W x 16.5″ H.

SPONSORSHIPS

Weekly Email Newsletter Digest

$25 – One week sponsorship of our weekly email newsletter digest sent out to our opt-in subscribers.

Events Stories on Snapchat

$25 – 24 hour sponsorship of Snapchat story events, like football games. Stories will appear to Valley Sentinel’s Snapchat followers and to the general public on Our Story. Sponsorship will appear at beginning and end of event and in any highlight videos posted to the Valley Sentinel website created from stories.

Monthly Section – Online and Print

$150 – Sponsorship online and in print of individual category sections.

Available sections include:
– Sports
– Outdoors & Agriculture
– Arts & Culture
– Community
– Business
– Government

PREMIUM PRINT PLACEMENT ADS

Front Page Bottom Banner

$150 – Premium, front page bottom banner, single-placement, full color print ad in Valley Sentinel. 4 col./10.25″ x 1.75”. Premium fixed open rate: $21.43 per col. inch.

Driftless Digest Premium Sponsorship

$500 – Monthly premium sponsorship of special Driftless Digest section online and in print, with potential for regional reach throughout the Driftless Area co-op’d in other weekly community news publications.

Reach your customers wherever they read their news:
Add $25 to any print ad order and get a week of online ads on our website!

ONLINE ADS

Medium Rectangle Online Ad

$25 – Standard, most common online ad size, 300x 250px, week-long placement on our front page and 3+ online stories. Linked to your website or custom URL. $25 if added to print ad order / $50 otherwise.

Medium Rectangle Online Ad

Billboard Online Ad

$75 – 970x 250px, week-long home page “take over” placement on our front page and 3+ online stories. Linked to your website or custom URL. $75 if added to print ad order / $150 otherwise.

Billboard Online Ad

Half Page Online Ad

$50 – 300x 600px, week-long placement on our front page and 3+ online stories. Linked to your website or custom URL. $50 if added to print ad order / $100 otherwise.

Half Page Online Ad
DESIGN FEE

Flat Design Fee

$25 – Need us to create an ad or re-work an ad for you? Our graphic designers are happy to design or revise ads for you at a flat design fee. This fee is applied automatically if an ad needs design or camera ready adjustments. Exceptions are made for personal (non-business, etc.) ads smaller than 1/8th page.

CLASSIFIEDS

Classified Ad Rates

$10 for the first 15 words, $0.20 per each additional word. $0.05 per bolded word. Center a line for $0.05 per line. Employment ads are considered display ads, but will run in their own employment classified section.

DEADLINES

Display/Classified Ad Deadlines

The display and classified advertising deadline is Monday at noon for that week’s edition. If you would like our design team to design the ad then please allow extra time for the creative process and proofing.

SUBSCRIPTION FUND

Your advertising not only provides top-of-mind awareness for your organization, but it also directly benefits our community. $5 of every ad sale goes to our community subscription fund, so that anyone that wants the news has access to the news.

TECHNICAL

Valley Sentinel is 4 columns, with a printable area of 10.25″ by 16.5″. All single insertions shall be open rate – $8.34 per col. inch. Regular rate – $6.06 per col. inch. Bundled subsequent print display ad placements shall be 50% off when made in the same ad order. Front page bottom banner shall be the only front page ad.

Premium placement ads have individual fixed rate.
Issues/political ads will always be charged at the open rate. Regular rate will only be offered contingent on regular advertising or multiple ad buys. Rates subject to change.


Want to sponsor a subscription? Reserve a spot in our business/professional directory!

Add $30 to any ad order or as a stand-alone sponsorship and you’ll be added to the next week’s business/professional directory AND you’ll ensure someone that wants a paper gets it delivered to their home.

Business card sized (2 col./5.125″ x 2.81″), full color, static but updated annually or optionally each time you run a separate display ad. Perfect for top-of-mind awareness.

Want to run it every week? $750 for 6 months, $1000 for 1 year (26% discount, $19.23 /week). Every penny goes to our subscription fund and right back to our community.



Let’s build community together.