Advertising on our websites, emails, social media, podcasts and text alerts.

Advertising on our websites, emails, social media, podcasts and text alerts.

There are three reasons Hometown Headlines media group has such dominant and continuing advertising partners:

-Trust: We’re Northwest Georgia’s most trusted media.

-Connections: We’re in touch with Northwest Georgia via websites, email, Facebook, Twitter and our new HometownText text alerts .

-Audience: We reach the most affluent audience in Northwest Georgia.

We are into our 16th year of delivering Northwest Georgia’s most critical news and weather information to your laptop, desktop and smart phones.

Our websites cover Rome/Floyd CountyBartow CountyPolk County and Gordon County.

We average more than 15,000 page impressions a day — and that’s not counting our Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, text and podcast audiences.

WHAT WE OFFER

-Small rectangle ads: 288 pixels wide by 90 pixels deep. $400 a month.

-‘Rectangle’ ads: Size: 288 by up to 144 pixels. Cost: $625 a month.

-Quad ad: 288 pixels by 288 pixels wide and deep. $800 a month

-Added bonus: You can blink or flash your ad up to four times (more if desired but we recommend no more than four) for this price. No add-on fees.

BANNER ADS AND OUR NEW ‘BRANDING’:

-For $400 a month, you become a page sponsor. Your ad will appear in the banner spot under our logo and it links our readers to your website or Facebook page immediately. You pick the page; we offer one banner per page. New with our redesign: You can “brand” news topics. For example, the banner spot on Dining will appear with every restaurant story we publish.

DAILY EMAIL ALERTS

Every morning, more than 800 people receive our morning headline alerts via email. This is not spam. Every email address we send to has been submitted by someone asking to receive it. More than 90 percent of our emails go to addresses in Northwest Georgia.  The rest flow to Atlanta, Washington, D.C., or to the homes of former residents of our community. They also rely on Hometown Headlines to stay in touch with local news. You can sponsor our email updates for $400 a month.

  • Nearly 320,000 emails were sent in 2019: Our annual report from Constant Contact shows we sent more than 300,000 emails to our subscribers in the previous 12 months. Of those, 64 percent were read by someone with a mobile device vs. 36 percent on desktop.

HOMETOWN TEXT ALERTS

We offer a free text alert for major breaking local news. Sponsorships are available on a monthly basis. Contact us at 706-346-2031.

HOMETOWNDEALS text alerts:

These are perfect for smaller businesses or those with one-day or weekend events. Nearly 150 people have signed up to receive quick text alerts about a special deal or special meal. Just send us the information and for $25, that text alert goes out to areas residents waiting to see our deal of the day.

  • Subscribe to our free deals alerts: Discounts, BOGOs, more. Text 313131 with Hometowndeal in the message.

PODCAST sponsorships:

  • Newscasts and podcasts: Weekday newscasts and rants are delivered by 7 each morning. 20- to 25-second sponsorships are available. This also includes our weekly indepth podcasts,
  • Subscribe to our free newscast/podcast text alerts.Text 313131; in the message field, type HHpodcasts.

AD CREATION FEES:

-We outsource ad creation. Fees normally range from $50 to $75 an hour. Ad creation costs are added to the terms of your contract. You then own the ad for use on any website you choose in addition to our own. There is no handling fee charged by Hometown.

CONTACT US:

Please call us for more information on advertising at 706-346-2031Or please e-mail us by clicking druck@hometownheadlines.com

 

 

 

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