Advertise

The Crittenden Press, Inc., offers a variety of advertising opportunities from the Online edition to the printed version of The Crittenden Press, our weekly newspaper published in Marion, Ky., and our weekly companion publication, The Early Bird, which is mailed directly into as many as 11,563 homes through the U.S. Postal Service.


We also operate a commercial printing business, specializing in business, promotional and marketing applications. If you need business cards or custom business forms, brochures or special Web site design, we can help.


Have an account representative contact you. Just click here and ask about more details.


We accept Visa and Mastercard


The following is an overview of our publications and advertising rates.


Crittenden Press

Circulation: 3,500
Regular Display Rate: $5.35 Column Inch

Classified Display Rate: $6.35 Column Inch
5% Discount for pre-paid classified display advertisements 1 inch or larger which are published in 26 or more consecutive publications. Offer not available with any other discounts.
Classified: $6.00 for 20 words (Each additional word 10¢)

Pre-Printed Inserts: $60 per 1,000 up to 1 ounce 
Add 1¢ for each additional half ounce per piece

Advertising Deadline: 3 p.m., Mondays

Discounts: Weekly 20% discount with Early Bird
5% Discount for advertisements 33 column inches or larger which are published in three or more consecutive publications. Offer not available with any other discounts.
Contract Rates
1,000 inches annually $4.75
2,000 inches annually $4.50
Color Rates: $75 CMYK 4-Color (based on availability)

SPECIAL INFORMATION
USPS Zip Codes Served: The majority of our subscribers are in the 42064, 42411, 42078 and 42081 postal codes.

Newspaper Advertising Dimensions: Column width 10.75 picas or 1.73 inches. Gutters 1 pica.

Full page 21 inches deep x 11.25 inches (67.25 picas) wide

Acceptance of Electronic Advertising:
The Crittenden Press accepts advertising via electronic means at advertising@the-press.com
Formats: PDF preferred for advertising.
Photographs: JPG 200 resolution
Other Software: QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word

Commercial Printing: Custom web printing and sheet printing for black and white or full color applications are available upon request.

Advertising rates effective February 1, 2013

The Early Bird

The Early Bird Offers Total Market Coverage in the Kentucky counties of: Crittenden, Livingston, Union, Webster, Caldwell and Lyon; and Hardin County, Illinois.

Up to 11,360 households per week
Direct Mail and Rack Distribution
Circulation: 8,003 to 11,360

Regular Display Rate: $5.85 Column Inch

DISCOUNT RATES
Multiple List Display: $5.55 When listed two or more times and without changes.
Volume Display: $5.30 When 33 column inches or more

Classified Display Rate: $6.35 Column Inch
5% Discount for pre-paid classified display advertisements 1 inch or larger which are published in 26 or more consecutive publications. Offer not available with any other discounts.
Classified: $6.00 for 20 words (Each additional word 10¢)

Pre-Printed Inserts: $60 per 1,000 up to 1 ounce Add 1¢ for each additional half ounce per piece

Advertising Deadline: 5 p.m., Thursdays

Discounts: Weekly discount of 20% in The Crittenden Press when advertising runs simultaneously in The Early Bird and The Press.
Contract Rates
Available for 1,000 or more inches annually.
Speak to an account representative for details.

Front Page Placement: 20% premium (based on availability)

Color Rates: $75 CMYK 4-Color (based on availability)

SPECIAL INFORMATION
USPS Zip Codes Served: 42064, 42460, 42459, 42450, 42078, 42028, 42047, 42081, 42411, 42038, 42055, 62919

Advertising Dimensions: Column width 10.75 picas or 1.73 inches. Gutters 1 pica.
Full page 21 inches deep x 11.25 inches or 67.25 picas wide

Acceptance of Electronic Advertising:
Send to advertising@the-press.com
Formats: PDF preferred for advertising.
Photographs: JPG 200 resolution
Other Software: QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word
Advertising rates effective February 1, 2013

The Press Online
Website Advertising
Banners and Buttons range from $10 to $50 per week. Discounts for multiple weeks.
Post your Press or Early Bird Advertisement at The Press Online for $20.
Advertising Design Charges: $30 per hour
Ask us about advertorials to promote your business. Email us now.
The Press Online receives between 1,800 and 11,000 front page impression each day.