Rate Sheets

Valley Publishing Company, Inc.

The Bledsonian-BannerThe Dunlap TribuneSequatchie Valley Shopper

email:  [email protected]

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

LOCAL ADVERTISING RATES – Effective March 1, 2020

DISPLAY ADS: (per column inch)

The Bledsonian-Banner (2,300 subscribers/newsstands)$4.00

The Dunlap Tribune (2,300 subscribers/newsstands)$4.00

Sequatchie Valley Shopper (11,368 direct mail to box holders)$6.00

The Bledsonian and Tribune$7.00

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper$8.50

The Bledsonian, Tribune and Shopper$11.00

Full color (per publication) ad size less than 32 column inches $80.00 (net)

Full color (per publication) ad size between 33-79 column inches $100.00 (net)

Full color (per publication) ad size 80-126 column inches $200.00 (net)

                                                        1/4 page     1/2 page        Full page

Newspaper Only                       $126.00   $239.40*   $478.80*

Shopper Only                        $189.00   $359.10*   $718.20*

Both Newspapers                  $220.50   $418.95*   $837.90*

Newspaper and Shopper      $267.75   $508.72*    $1017.45*

Both Newspapers & Shopper $346.50   $658.35*   $1316.70*

          *price includes 5% discount for ads 1/2 page or larger

INCLUDE your print ad on our website for an additional $10 per week

WEB AD ONLY plus $10 set up fee $50 per month

WEBSITE BANNER AD plus $100 one-time set up fee $100 per month

NEWSPAPER FRONT PAGE BANNER AD WITH COLOR: 9.5″ x 2″

1 Week $200 paid in advance

4 Weeks $700 paid in advance

13 Weeks $2,275: pay $758.33 in advance first month, pay $758.33 monthly till end of contract*

26 Weeks $4,500: pay $750.00 in advance first month, pay $750.00 monthly till end of contract*

1 Year $8,300: pay $691.67 in advance first month, pay $691.67 monthly till end of contract*

* Contract agreement is required for three months or more

There is an additional charge of $15 each time the ad is changed during contract period

Monthly payment is required within 15 days of billing. Cash or check only.

The Bledsonian-Banner The Dunlap Tribune

Sequatchie Valley Shopper Sequatchie Valley Shopper

thebledsonian-banner.com thedunlap-tribune.com

399 Spring Street • PO Box 370 15331 Rankin Avenue • PO Box 487

Pikeville, TN 37367 Dunlap, TN 37327

423-447-2996 423-949-2505

Valley Publishing Company, Inc.

The Bledsonian-BannerThe Dunlap TribuneSequatchie Valley Shopper

email:  [email protected]

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

LOCAL ADVERTISING RATES – Effective March 1, 2020

BUSINESS DIRECTORY: (published weekly, payable in advance)

4 weeks 13 weeks 26 weeks

The Bledsonian or Tribune $60 $175 $300

Sequatchie Valley Shopper $80 $250 $425

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper $125 $300 $500

The Bledsonian, Tribune and Shopper $150 $450 $650

Above Business Directory prices include ad being on newspaper website

INSIDE BANNER AD STRIP AT TOP OF PAGE: 10″ x 1″

1 week choice of newspaper $50

1 week Sequatchie Valley Shopper $75

INSERTION RATES: Zoning available in Shopper only

Sequatchie Valley Shopper$65 per 1000*

The Bledsonian or Tribune, and Shopper$65 per 1000*

Bledsoe County, Sequatchie County or Van Buren County

      in Shopper Only $75 per 1000*

The Bledsonian or Tribune$65 per 1000*

Individual Shopper Routes$150 per 1000*

*Prices are net

Insertions 10 newspaper pages or larger add 10% price increase

LEGAL RATES: $10 per column inch, newspaper; $15 per column, Shopper;     

    both newspapers, $20 per column inch; one newspaper and Shopper, $25.00;

    all three publications, $35

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  = 1.56 inches     Gutter = .125 inches     Full page = 10”x21”

The Bledsonian-Banner The Dunlap Tribune

Sequatchie Valley Shopper Sequatchie Valley Shopper

thebledsonian-banner.com thedunlap-tribune.com

399 Spring Street • PO Box 370 15331 Rankin Avenue • PO Box 487

Pikeville, TN 37367 Dunlap, TN 37327

423-447-2996 423-949-2505