Advertise With Us
We accept faxed or e-mailed ads, or you can drop off your copy in person. Payment must be received before an ad will be published. We accept MasterCard or VISA by phone, cash or cheque in person.
Deadline: Fridays at 12 noon
Deadline Holiday Weekends: Thursday at 12 noon.
Blanket Classified Advertising
Classified ads are one of the most highly read community newspaper sections, providing advertisers with a high awareness advertising vehicle. Through our Blanket Classified Ads program, your ad will reach 8 of 10 non-metro Alberta and NWT homes.
Deadline: 4 pm (Mountain Time) on Wednesday for the following week.
To reach a circulation of 653,736 in 113 community newspapers - $259 for 25 words (minimum, plus GST). Additional words are $8 each. If you would like to speak with one of our representatives about Blanket Classifieds, please call 556-7510.
The Olds Albertan is published on Tuesdays. Please contact the office for ad rates.
Booking Deadline: Thursdays at 5 pm
Copy Deadline: Fridays at 2 pm
Booking Deadline (Holiday Weekends): Wednesdays at 5 pm
Copy Deadline (Holiday Weekends): Thursdays at 12 pm
Audit Date: March 31, 2011
Audit Basis: CMCA
Paid Circulation: 63
Controlled Circulation: 6905
Total Circulation: 6968
6 column Tabloid format, printed offset
Col. W. 9.5 picas; Pg. Depth 217 agates (15.5 inches)
Publisher's rights reserved.
|Ad Sizes and (Approx) Dimensions|
|3/4 Page||6 col x 163 lines||10 1/4" w x 11 3/16" h|
|1/2 Page||6 col x 108 lines||10 1/4" w x 7 1/2" h|
|1/4 Page||3 col x 108 lines||5" w x 7 5/16" h|
|1/6 Page||3 col x 71 lines||5" w x 5" h|
|1/8 Page||3 col x 53 lines||5" w x 3 3/4" h|
|1/16 Page||2 col x 40 lines||3 1/4" w x 2 7/8" h|
Why advertise on-line?
- Our site is a content destination site, providing local information to consumers
- Surround your advertising with content from Olds' most trusted news source
- Extend your brandsí message across multiple platforms
- We deliver your message to an affluent and internet savvy audience
- Almost 24 million Canadian go on-line each month
- 74% of Canadians visit news and information sites
- 50% of Canadian have a computer in the same room as a TV
- Visitors trust ads on newspaper sites more than other sites
Exclusive content sponsorship
Weather: Own the weather. You receive a static ad on all pages near weather snap shot - plus a Big Box on the weather page - $90/month
Analytics/Reporting: Google analytics has been incorporated into every page to provide you with rich performance data on your ad. Your results are important to us
|Ad type||Location||Run of site||Ad size (pixels)|
|Leaderboard||Premium position at the top of each page||$125/month||728 x 90|
|Big Box||Positioned above the scroll - surrounds content area for high visibility||$100/month||300 x 250|
|Tile||Top of the events calendar||$50/month||120 x 60|