Classifieds

Classified Line Ads
Classified ads run in the Clarion. Six-day ads also publish in the weekly TMC Dispatch and online at www.peninsulaclarion.com
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Classified Rates
1 Day61¢
6 Days43¢
12 Days35¢
25 Days28¢
Price Per Word, Per Day. Minimum ad is 10 words.
Deadlines
Tuesday - Friday Publication10:00 AM the previous day
Sunday Publication10:00 AM Friday
Monday Publication12:00 PM Friday
Faxed/Emailed ads must be received 1 hour in advance of these deadlines. Classified ads placed through the Call Center, via Fax, via Email, or in person require an additional $5.00 processing fee. Online placement is available.
Upgrades
Call Center Customer Service Fee$5 (Place your ad online to waive this fee)
Internet Top Ad$25/7 days
Photo & Border$50/25 days
Borders$10
Additional Bold Type$1/word
All cap. letters$15 or $1 a word
Ad in reverse text$25
Blind box$15
Affidavit/Tearsheet Handling$10
2 column width, 50+ words$5 surcharge
Special features available in print or online to increase your ad.
Prices do not include Local 6% Sales Tax.

Classified Ad Specials
PRIVATE PARTIES ONLY - NO DEALERS. NO REFUNDS.
Same ad, runs consecutively for time period specified. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
Everyday Specials
 DaysWordsPriceNotes
Merchandise Best Buy1010$27.00Must include
price in listing
Garage Sale230$25.00Includes FREE
"Garage Sale" promo kit
Wheel Deal3020$75.00For highway vehicles
licensable through DMV
Seasonal Specials
April - June"Waterworks"
(Boats)
June - July"Get Out of Town"
(Campers/Travel Trailers/RVs)
August"Cool Ride"
(Motorcycles/Dirt Bikes)
October"Hunting Season"
(ATVs/Firearms/Airplanes)
November - March"Let It Snow"
(Snowmachines)
30 days, 20 words.
Includes Top Ad & Border
Prices do not include Local 6% Sales Tax.

Classified Display Ads
Weekly Minimum Agreements
 13 Weeks26 Weeks50 Weeks
3"$8.82$8.54$8.27
5"$8.59$8.32$8.05
10"$8.38$8.10$7.82
20"$7.88$7.66$7.44
31"$7.29$7.06$6.85
63"$6.53$6.30$6.09
90"$6.29$6.08$5.91
Annual Bulk Space Prices
InchesRate
60"$10.08
150"$9.20
200"$8.98
400"$8.82
600"$8.66
900"$8.45
1,300"$8.37
1,600"$7.94
2,000"$7.82
Service Directory
ContractRate
Open$200
3-month$175
6-month$145
12-month$125
25 Consecutive insertions in the Clarion
and 4 consecutive insertions in the Dispatch.
Standard Ad Size: 2c x 1.5c
Mechanical Requirements
ColumnsInches
One1.221"
Two2.521"
Three3.822"
Four5.122"
Five6.423"
Six7.723"
Seven9.024"
Eight10.324"
Nine11.625"
Prices do not include Local 6% Sales Tax.

In the event of typographical errors, please call by 10:00a.m. the first day the ad appears. The Clarion will be responsible for only one incorrect insertion.


Commissions and Terms of Payment

Retail advertising rates and contracts are net and non-commissionable. Agency and cash discounts do not apply. All advertising is payable upon placement unless credit has been approved by the Credit Department. All political advertising is due upon placement. All accounts are billed monthly and due upon receipt.

• Prepayment or credit card required. VISA and MasterCard accepted.
• Ads can be charged only after an approved credit application has been filed.
• Billing invoices payable on receipt.
• Refunds are valid for 30 days. No refunds under $5.00 will be given.
• The publisher reserves the right to reject any advertisement deemed objectionable either in subject or phraseology or which is considered detrimental to the newspaper.
• No anonymous ads accepted.

General Conditions

Position - Although position of an ad will not be guaranteed, every effort will be made to meet reasonable requests. Failure to meet reasonable requests will not constitute cause for adjustment, refund or rerun. Guaranteed position will be 30% for page 2 and 25% elsewhere when available.

Errors - In case of an error or ommission in advertisements, publisher shall not be liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The Peninsula Clarion assumes no liability for any difference in the sales of goods at an incorrectly advertised price. Advertisers, agents, or representatives approval of proof removes the responsibility for errors in price or copy.

Ad Copy - The publisher reserves the right to reject any advertising copy submitted. The Peninsula Clarion disclaims responsibility and shall not be liable for ommission for any cause (flood, fires, etc.) or for advertiser's material printing distinctly in the paper. Advertising set to resemble news matter must carry the word "advertisement" at the top of the ad. Standard Clarion editorial typefaces shall not be used in such advertisements. Any advertisement of a political nature or of a controversial issue must carry the name of the person paying for the said ad or of the committee paying for the ad with the chairman's name.

Cancellation Period - Retail and classified display advertising cancelled within 48 hours of scheduled publish date may be charged 50% of total ad value.


Special Services

Creative Services Department - Services range from custom layouts to original artwork. Layouts are done as a service to the advertisers and original artwork is done at a charge of $40.00 per hour with a minimum $10.00 charge.