Value Ad Network...

The AWNA Value Ad Network gives you a broad reach with affordable pricing. Your business card-sized campaign uses remnant space in member newspapers at cut-rate prices. Providing small-space exposure to highly responsive community news readers throughout Alberta and NWT.

Reach over 800,000 readers at a cost of $995 plus GST. Community newspapers enjoy a truly special relationship with the markets they serve. Even today with so many channels and so much information, community newspapers remain the trusted source for what is truly relevant in the lives of community residents. Your message will be part of that conversation.

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Planning your Value Ad Network Ad


Unique characteristics

  • If we are building your ad please email us to book an appointment with a sales associate. ›
  • Your ad will run in 122 weekly newspapers - this program offers heavily discounted space at a fraction of regular rates so positioning is at the newspapers' discretion.
  • All Value Ad Network ads must be prepaid and tearsheets after publication are not provided.  You receive the benefit of display advertising at the lowest prices imaginable.
  • Colour is not available in Value Ad Network ads.

Size and pricing

  • Business card-like dimensions – bordered.
  • Either 3” wide  x 2” deep or 3.75” wide x 2” deep depending on newspaper format.
  • Wording can be augmented with small illustrations or logos.
  • Pricing for Alberta and the NWT is $995 plus GST.
  • Add your Career Ad online at $30/week.  Buy 3 weeks and get the fourth week FREE.

Ad copy and design tips
  • Decide who will be building your Value Ad Network.
  • AWNA will build your basic Value Ad Net to the specifications below at no additional fee or, you may produce the Ad yourself by following the same required specifications.
  • Illustrations and logos, headlines and body copy are all possible, although it is important to not over-fill your space to make sure it is attractive. Usually 40 to 50 words is about the maximum that will allow for readable font size if you are using a large bold headline (recommended) and an illustration and/or logo (recommended).

Order and placement

Deadlines can change

  • Deadline is Wednesday at 4:00 pm, for the following week. 

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