Hometown East Ridge
East Ridge HOMETOWN magazine was created by and for the people of East Ridge. Our goal is to instill a sense of pride and participation in this great community by providing everything from general information and light-hearted reading to menus and money-saving offers.
Circulation: 10,500 (approximately 1,000 businesses and 9,500 households)
Format: 8-1/2 X 11 Full Color Magazine, Gloss Stock, Bleed
- City of East Ridge Information
- General Information and Light-Hearted Reading
- Product/Service Ads
- Coupon Offers
- Spotlight Ads (a chance to tell people the story "behind" the business")
People like to do business with someone they are familiar with and our Spotlight ads allow a business to highlight their business in a different way.
Some ideas for your Spotlight ad:
- History of your company
- Mission / Values of our company
- Employee Information (to make people more familiar with you and your staff)
- Personal Information
- Testimonials from customers
- Expert Ads (Educational and Informational)
If you're looking for a way to position yourself as an expert in your field, and want to inform and educate people, this is for you.
- Community Information Pages (themed pages such as School, Community Information, History, etc.) Sponsorship includes a prominent banner and a 1/4 page ad elsewhere in the magazine.
Mailed: Quarterly, Proof of Mailing upon request
$680 - Full Page
$490 - Half Page
$280 - Quarter Page
$780 - Page 3
$1500 - Cover Sponsorship (includes 1/2 page inside - requires pre-approval)
$450 - Community Page Sponsorship
$290 - Community Page HALF Sponsorship
$25 Art Charge - $35 Editorial fee (for writing and/or editing Expert Ads)
$15 Digital Photo Fee
Target Audience: Every Household AND Business in East Ridge (37412 - street addressed)
Supplied Art: We do all artwork, but for those who prefer to send their own artwork:
- Artwork must be done on InDesign, Quark or Photoshop (Mac compatible).
- EPS or TIFF files (300 dpi)
- JPEG's must be high resolution and meet minimum quality requirements.
- E-mail art, logos and copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please reference in subject line "artwork" and the name of the business.
- Toll Free Fax: 866.489.7755
- For more information, please contact us at 423.320-0357.
We are expanding HOMETOWN to include more informational pages.
Consider a Community Page Sponsorship
Being a community sponsor is a great way to have a presence in front of every household and business in East Ridge on a page with large readership.
Your business could be the exclusive sponsor of one of these “themed” pages with a prominent presence - - PLUS you get a Quarter Page ad to tell more about yourself.
Here are a few examples of the special pages we would like to include:
- Community News Sponsor - news from the citizens of East Ridge .
- School News Sponsor - any events, awards, etc. from the school system
- Chamber News Sponsor - which includes dates and times of Chamber meetings, speakers scheduled, current projects - - Plus a special section to welcome new businesses to the community (a listing which may include a photo and paragraph about their business - - compliments of the Chamber sponsor).
- East Ridge History Pages
- Humor Page
- Household Tips
- Gardening Tips
- Medical Tips/Information
- Game Page - (crossword puzzles, etc.)
- Give us any idea you may have!
$450 - Exclusive Sponsorship (includes a quarter page ad elsewhere in the magazine.
$290 - Shared Sponsorship (2 sponsors)
Printed: 4 times per year, billed quarterly (when magazine mails)
Payment due no later than the week the magazine is delivered