Advertise with Seward City News

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 an online advertising and publishing service in Seward, Alaska.  Our site attracts between 2,000 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 City Demographics

Top 10 Cities by User Session Demographic
Jan.1 – June 30, 2014
Source: Google Analytics


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

Well over 20% of our site traffic originates from Anchorage and the lower 48 states.

Average daily page visits (impressions) for September 2014: 2,907

Social Media

Every SCN article is automatically published to the timeline of our popular Facebook Page that has over 900 followers, and a growing fan base.  Twitter, RSS, and other social network components are also integrated into our site and constantly increase visitor traffic.

Advertising Rates

We use the flexible Google Doubleclick for Publishers service to place your advertisement. All advertisement’s are placed on the sidebar and in-article, and rotate their order in a random fashion on every page load.  See the current advertisement’s to the right for examples of the different ad sizes we offer.


2014 Advertisement Rates

The rate chart above does not include the city and borough sales tax  of 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.

Exclusive 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. Company 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 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.

Contact Us

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

Payment Information

Once a rate is established, we will send you 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.


Seward City News, DBA Seward Data Services LLC complies with Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards for electronic payments