Place An Advertisement
Advertising in The I-70 Scout & Eastern Colorado News is a highly cost-effective way to reach the rapidly growing market of the I-70 Corridor area east of Denver. It provides twice-weekly news with The I-70 Scout distributed by bulk mail every Tuesday to every home with an address at Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Deer Trail, and Agate; the Eastern Colorado News follows each Friday to subscribers within these same communities and beyond. Total circulation is in excess of 7,600.
Our current rates are effective Jan. 1, 2008, and are subject to change without notice. The deadline to place or cancel a display ad is Friday at 5 p.m. Display ads require a minimum of four column inches. Smaller ads go into our Service Directory or Classifieds sections.
The local retail rate is noncommissionable. National rates only are commissionable. Local retail rates are allowed only to retail and service establishments dealing directly with consumers in our circulation area.
The national advertising rate is $13.62 per column inch. National accounts must be prepaid.
All charges are due within 30 days after the end of any month during which ads were placed. If not paid within 30 days, a 2% service charge per month is added. This charge equals an annual rate of 24 percent.
Ads are available for proofing on Saturday mornings at the Strasburg office of The I-70 Scout. Tearsheets will be provided, on request, to all display advertisers. Tearsheets will be provided to classified advertisers for $1.00 each.
NEWSPAPER MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
The I-70 Scout and Eastern Colorado News are printed by web offset. The printed area on a full page is 10 in. wide by 16 in. tall.
For information, policies, and pricing on Classified Ads and the Service Directory, click Classified Ad at the top of this page on the right.
For information, policies, and pricing on Display Ads and the Service Directory, click Display Ad at the top of this page on the right.
For information, policies, and pricing on Legal Ads and Public Notices, click Legal/Public Notice at the top of this page on the right.
All ads that appear in the I-70 Scout will be viewable on the web page, at no additional cost.
4-color ads are also available. The cost is $4.50 per column inch.
PREPRINTED INSERT RATES
You may use The I-70 Scout for your preprinted inserts at a cost of 12¢ per insert. The maximum folded size is 8.5 by 11 inches.
Inserts can be sent by zip code (i.e. Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Deer Trail, or Agate, or any combination of these towns).
POLITICAL & NONPROFIT ADVERTISING
The rate for political ads is the same as the open rate. Such ads must be paid for in advance.
Nonprofit organizations are eligible for a 10% discount off all rates. Press releases for such entities run at no charge.
Give us a call at (303) 622-9796 or 1-877-621-9797