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2009 Advertising Rates

Boone County Journal Specifications
17inch Tabloid
16inch x 10.25 inch imaging area
Total imaging area 16inch x 10.25 (less .25 dateline at top)

Display Advertising
We invite your participation to promote the 2009 BOONE COUNTY FAIR newspaper and Guide to be published Friday, August 7th for Fair Week. This is by far our biggest issue of the year! If you are an exhibitor, here is an excellent opportunity to ask our readers and Boone County Fair visitors to stop by your exhibit and you ad message will show your support of the Boone County Fair and the special issue distributed FREE throughout the tri-counties and at the Boone County Fairgrounds main gate during Fair Week. Take a look!
The local rate for ads in the Fair Issue is $9.50 per column inch with discounts available for half-page (or larger) ads. Call us at (815) 544-4430 to discuss your advertising needs.

2008 Cover
The cover of the 2008 Boone County Fair issue of the Boone County Journal. The Journal is distributed at hundreds of outlets in the tri-county area, as well as at the main gate of the Boone County Fair. Call today to find out how advertising in the Boone County Journal can help your business!

6 Display Advertising Columns - 1.5 inch w.25 inch gutter
National Rate per Inch $12.30

Local Rate per column inch (4 inches or more):$8.00*
Local Rate Less than 4 column inches:$10.00
Half page or more $7.50 per column inch
*Rates for the Moose Club Antler are as follows: $5.50 (Antler)

Classified Advertising - (Private Party Non-Real Estate)
7 Classified Columns - 1.3125 inch w/.1875 inch gutter
Personal Classified Ads ** (8 point type): $5 for first 15 words, $0.25 per word thereafter
Black Border available for $3 extra.
** Commercial rates same as display advertising

Spot Color - $100 per color
Process Color - $175

Inserting available at $.06 per if less than 10,500 and $.05 per if the full run of the paper.
Custom printing for inserts available at competitive rates
Composing Cost Included in All ads unless otherwise noted

Please call the Boone County Journal at (815) 544-4430 to discuss your advertising needs.