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Value

High quality publications combined with powerful circulation methods and affordable rates to provide advertisers an outstanding return on their advertising investment. 


"Let your business meet our readers."

Readership Survey

Our Readership Survey in late 2016 conducted over 13 weeks allowed time to yield a significant sample size. The survey was published in all four publications and readers responded both digitally and by mailed in hard copy. The data is presented as a percent of total to provide a profile of the Community News readership.

Voluntary Circulation

Our publications are distributed through 650 monitored newsstands, a virtual newsstand on the internet, and an online subscription e-blast. All three of these methods are “voluntary,” requiring readers to voluntarily choose to read a publication. This method has five unique attributes that make it better than traditional mass circulation methods of direct mail and home throw.

Newsstands:

1. Guarantee 100% readership because each location is monitored weekly.

2. Find a better demographic, because it is a better demographic who choose to read publications.

3. Are the greenest way to circulate because no papers are wasted, fuel consumption is limited to 650 locations, and the virtual newsstand distributes virtual newspapers.

4. Grow readership over time because it takes about 57,000 people, picking up a newspaper occasionally, over time, that keeps 41,000 publications cleared off the stands.

5. Match the power of a 100,000 mass circulation method; not by throwing 100,000 papers onto yards or mailing 100,000 papers into mailboxes, but by delivering one paper, directly into the hands of 57,000 people who chose to pick it up and read it.

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Testimonials

"We view Community News as a great resource for events that are happening throughout St.Charles County. We often utilize them to promote our events and spotlight new business ribbon cuttings. Their distribution reaches all audiences whether it be through email or hard copy."

Scott Tate & Lori Tainter, 

Greater St.Charles County Chamber of Commerce

The Lang Insurance Team enjoys working with the Community News! We often receive calls from people who see our ad in the Community News and want to find out more about health, auto, home , life or business insurance. It's great when you are rewarded with new business from your advertising dollars. It's even better because we receive efficient and prompt attention with a smile!

Steve Lang - Lang Insurance

We're always looking for effective ways to reach out to previous
and prospective customers. We've been in Community News for a
while now and have had an excellent response from customers who are interested in our product and services. We look forward to additional successes down the road!!
J.B. - Window World of St. Louis

 

 

Community News has been great for our business! The fact the this paper is a readers choice and the age group of their readers has contributed to RV Support Services success in serving the St. Charles County area! Thank you Community News and the
readers!"

Karen - GM RV Support Service

"I just wanted to take a minute to write to you to express my extremely positive experience I've had working with one of your sales staff. She is very helpful. cheerful and reliable and has been an absolute pleasure to work with. I will definitely place more ads in the future with Community News due to my positive experience working with this publication."

Juliet C. - The Oasis Institute

"We were pleased both with the responses we received from advertising Dr. Weikart's New Concierge Practice and the professional advice we were given by CN on how to best gain our prospective patient's attention.'"
Hu W - Dr. Weikatt's New Concierge Practice

The Community News has been a great resource for our
advertising needs! They are reasonable, reputable and most importantly very professional! Additionally, there is an abundance of information provided in this community
paper which is very helpful to others!

Dawn P. -  Psychiatric Care and Research Center

Community News is our favorite advertising
source! The personal service and attention
to detail, sets them apart from any other
publication we have worked with. Thanks for
all you do for us!"

Rich B.- Desmet Retirement Community

Our long term advertising relationship with Community News benefits the city's promotional efforts throughout the course of the year, especially given we host upwards of 100 events and festivals annually, However, we're most appreciative of this solid publicity connection in and around the St. Charles County area during the year-end holidays, when we celebrate our month long Christmas Traditions festival.
Martha L - Greater Saint Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau