Classified Advertising Rates
Classified ads appear in publication and on website
- $15.00 MINIMUM CHARGE PER INSERTION for ads 15 words or less
- For ads with more than 15 words: $15/week for the first 15 words plus 80¢ per word per week (1 or 2 weeks) or 70¢ per word per week (3 or more weeks)
Blind Ads add an additional $5.00 per insertion per week to total ad cost to cover handling charges.
Include complete mailing address for delivery of replies. Do not phone in, fax or e-mail responses; advertisers' names and locations are confidential. Respond in writing showing the advertised position name on the envelope; your reply will be date stamped and promptly forwarded.
Bold & ALL CAP Words add $3.00 per week (maximum 4 words) to total ad cost.
Reverses, art, etc. are used in display ads only.
HOW TO COUNT WORDS FOR YOUR AD:
- Telephone numbers count as two words.
- Include all words/numbers in count as well as initials and abbreviations.
- Hyphenated words count as two words.
CLASSIFIED DISPLAY ADS:
$32.00 per column inch for 1 or 2 weeks
$30.00 per column inch for 3 or more weeks
- No cattle photos are allowed in any Classified ad.
- Contract rates available on request.
PAYMENT: All Job Wanted, Real Estate Wanted and some other ads must be paid in advance. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, personal check, or money order. Remit to Classified Ad Dept., PO Box 30758, Billings, MT 59107 or call (406) 259-4589 with credit card information. All payments must be in U.S. funds; make checks payable to Western Ag Reporter. Monthly statements include charges for ONLY those ads which ran during that month. Nonsufficient Funds Checks: Service charges as allowed by Montana statutes will be assessed on Nonsufficient Funds Checks. Past due accounts will be assessed a monthly service charge.
NOTICE: Publication in this newspaper does not guarantee the legitimacy of any offer or solicitation. Evaluate an offer before you send money or provide personal/financial information to an advertiser. If you have questions or believe you have been the victim of fraud, contact the Montana Office of Consumer Protection, (800) 481-6896 or (406) 444-4500. E-mail: email@example.com.
PUBLISHER COMMENTS: WESTERN AG REPORTER reserves the right to refuse any advertising not in keeping with our standards. We assume no responsibility for errors in copy received over the telephone. Responsibility and adjustments given for errors made in ads submitted in writing or emails is restricted to the first week of publication. Advertiser assumes all liability for ad content and for claims arising therefrom. These rates are not agency commissionable.
SELLING A BRAND?
- All brand ads must be display ads.
- Cost: $32 per column inch per week for 1 or 2 weeks. Cost for 3 or more weeks is $30 per column inch per week.
- Minimum ad size: 1 column inch.
- Two brands will almost always fit in 1.25 column inches.
- Please e-mail, mail or fax copies of your brand papers to
PO Box 30758
Billings, MT 59107
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Hand drawn brands will NOT be accepted.
REGULAR CLASSIFIED DEADLINE
4 p.m. MTZ Thursday Of week BEFORE publication
PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAYS
Email ad copy to: email@example.com
Fax to: (406) 259-6888 or mail to: PO Box 30758 • Billings, MT 59107