|[Q] What day of the week is your paper delivered?
[A] We have a Tuesday publication date and that is also the home
|[Q] How can I find out more about job opportunities with the Shopping News?
[A] We typically publish "help-wanted" ads when we have a position
open. You can also check www.wcinet.com for opportunities with
our entire corporation, Woodward Communications, Inc.
|[Q] Does it cost more to add color to my ad?
[A] You can add one color (in addition to black) for $116.00. Color
significantly increases the readership of your ad and enhances your
business' image as well.
|[Q] What's the cost for designing an ad for my business?
[A] If you are placing the ad in the Shopping News, we offer our
design services at no additional charge. We also offer design services
for brochures, stationery, etc. Ask us for details!
|[Q] Can I see a proof of my ad before it runs?
[A] When you submit your copy prior to 5 p.m. on Thursday, a proof can
be provided prior to publication.
|[Q] I need to hire someone for my business. Should I place a display or classified ad?
[A] For additional exposure, many businesses use larger display ads
to promote job openings. Your ad will appear in our "Help Wanted"
section at no additional charge.
|[Q] Do I receive a discount for a camera-ready ad?
[A] Many businesses submit their ad copy camera-ready. There is no
discount extended as our column inch rate is based on the space, not
how that space is used.
|[Q] Do I receive a discount if I run my ad a second time?
[A] The Shopping News offers agreements whereby your column inch rate
can be reduced. You simply sign an agreement based on your planned
advertising investment for the upcoming year.
|[Q] My relative receives a flyer from my favorite appliance store but it's never in my paper. How come?
[A] Many of our pre-print advertisers customize their distribution
plans. For various reasons, an advertiser may elect to zone certain
communities out of their coverage plan.
|[Q] What's the cost for a business-card sized ad?
[A] A business-card sized ad would measure 2 columns (3 3/8" wide) by
2 inches deep for a total of four column inches. The per column inch
rate is $6.75 so your investment would be $27.00($6.75 per inch @
4") per week.
|[Q] What are your office hours?
[A] Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
|[Q] How can I also place this classified ad on the Internet?
[A] All of our classified ads are automatically placed on the
Internet at no addition charge. Check them out at www.classifieds-