Advertising Rates

Valley Publishing Company, Inc.

Publishers of

The Bledsonian-Banner • The Dunlap Tribune • Sequatchie Valley Shopper

valleypubincads@bledsoe.net

websites:  www.thebledsonian-banner.com     •     www.thedunlap-tribune.com

LOCAL ADVERTISING RATES – Effective January 1, 2016

DISPLAY ADS: (per column inch)

The Bledsonian-Banner (circulation – 2,700) $3.50

The Dunlap Tribune (circulation – 2,500) $3.50

Sequatchie Valley Shopper (circulation – 12,477) $4.90

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper $6.30

The Bledsonian and Tribune $6.60

The Bledsonian, Tribune and Shopper $9.90

Color Charge – 1 spot color (per publication) $80.00 (net)

Full Color (per publication) $250.00 (net)

Include your display ad on our website $10.00 weekly for each newspaper

  1/4 page 1/2 page Full page

Newspaper Only$110.25 $209.48* $418.95*

Shopper Only$154.35 $293.27* $586.53*

Newspaper and Shopper$198.45 $377.05* $754.11*

Both Newspapers$207.90 $395.01* $790.02*

Both Newspapers and Shopper$311.85 $592.52* $1185.03*

*5% discount included for ads 1/2 page or larger. No discounts on color charges regardless of ad size.

WEB AD ONLY $50 per month

WEBSITE BANNER AD $100 per month

BUSINESS DIRECTORY: (published weekly for 6 months, payable in advance)

The Bledsonian or Tribune $200.00

Sequatchie Valley Shopper $300.00

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper $375.00

The Bledsonian, Tribune and Shopper $425.00

Above Business Directory prices include ad being on newspaper website

CLASSIFIED ADS IN PAPER AND ONLINE: (payable in advance)

Classified Advertising – Per Word $  .40

Minimum Classified Advertisement $4.00

Ten Word Classified with Photograph $8.00

LEGAL ADVERTISING RATE: (per column inch)

Legal Advertising$9.00

Order of Publication$175.00

Notice to Creditors$75.00

INSERTION RATES: Zoning available in Shopper only

Sequatchie Valley Shopper $65.00 per 1000*

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper $65.00 per 1000*

Bledsoe County, Sequatchie County or Whitwell Routes

Shopper Only $75.00 per 1000*

The Bledsonian or Tribune $65.00 per 1000*

Individual Shopper Routes $150.00 per 1000*

*Prices are net

  Insertions 10 newspaper pages or larger add 10% price increase

MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS:

(a)Newspaper advertising deadline – Friday, 4:00 p.m. CST

(b)Shopper advertising deadline – Thursday, 4:00 p.m. CST

(c)Newspapers published Thursdays and Shopper Tuesdays

(d)  Six column format – PAS unit

1 column  = 1.83 inches   •   Gutter = .1667 inches   •   Full page = 11.625”x21”

The Bledsonain-Banner  The Dunlap Tribune

Sequatchie Valley Shopper  Sequatchie Valley Shopper

399 Spring Street  15331 Rankin Avenue

PO Box 370  PO Box 487

Pikeville, TN 37367  Dunlap, TN 37327
423-447-2996                                       423-949-2505