Thank you for your interest in advertising with Seward City News.
It is our mission to provide our advertisers with industry leading technology that will promote their businesses to a large and loyal readership.
Seward City News (SCN) is the only purely digital advertising and publishing service in Seward, Alaska. Our site attracts between 1,000 and 4,000 page views (impressions) every day. We believe we offer the best method of promoting your business within the Seward community and surrounding area.
SCN offers a unique model to deliver news and information. In addition to our paid reporting staff, SCN embraces a citizen based contribution system that instantly delivers current and relevant community information through our WordPress powered news feed.
SCN uses the powerful Google Doubleclick for Publishers and Google Analytics service’s from which we can provide our advertisers with valuable reports to gather feedback on the success of advertising campaigns.
A significant portion of our site traffic originates from Anchorage and the Lower 48.
Average daily page visits July-Dec.: 1,832
Average daily page visits for January 2014 : 2,759 (it’s a record!)
Every SCN article is automatically published to the timeline of our popular Facebook Page that has over 500 followers, and a growing fan base. Twitter, RSS, iContact, and other social network components are also integrated into our site and constantly increase visitor traffic.
SCN also distributes a weekly e-news edition of our site to over 1,500 email clients every week.
We use the flexible Google Doubleclick for Publishers ad service to place your ad. All ads are placed on the sidebar and rotate their order in a random fashion on every page load. See the current ads to the right for examples of the the three different size ads we offer.
Rate chart does not include city and borough sales tax (7%, although this tax capped at a $35 maximum for orders of $500 or greater).
A 10% discount is available to qualified non-profit organizations.
Pay-per-impression rate’s are available on request.
In-article advertisements are available for an additional fee.
Seward City News can create your ad for you at no additional cost. We encourage businesses to provide their own logo’s and branding information. Logo’s and branding can also be created by SCN for an additional fee. Current ad placements are edited free of charge.
Ad creation is a free service provided to SCN customers to be published on sewardcitynews.com only. These ads are not to be redistributed to other publications. However, our graphic artists are available to create ads for other publications for an additional charge.
Prices are subject to change between peak and off-peak seasons. Current customers are not affected by rate changes during current campaigns.
If you have any questions or would like to place an order, contact us any day of the week.
Seward Data Services LLC
P.O. Box 2096
Seward, AK 99664
Once a rate is established, we will send you an an electronic invoice via email. Seward City News accepts all major credit cards and PayPal, or you may send us a check to the address above. Please let us know what method you would prefer. In most cases we are happy to publish your advertisement before payment is received.