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109 Garvin Street, Pickens SC, 29671

• Published Every Wednesday • Effective January 01, 2014
• Web site: www.yourpickenscounty.com •

Phone: 878-6391 Fax: 878-6393

 

PERSONNEL
Rocky Nimmons, Publisher

rnimmons@thepccourier.com

Jason Evans, Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

Iva Stratton, Business Manager/Legal & Notice To Creditors

ishehan@thepccourier.com

Mignonne Matheson, Ad Director
864.306.6450

Zack Mauldin, Editor

Emily Wright, Graphic Artist

Pamela Dodson, Receptionist/Staff Reporter

pdodson@thepccourier.com

 

 

COMMISSIONS AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

• Discounts to advertising agencies are taken on the national commissionable rate. All other commissions are to be added to our rates. Terms of payment are net 10 days. A 1.5% service charge will be added to bills over thirty days old. Agencies and advertisers are held jointly liable until payment is received in full, up to and including all applicable finance charges, collection costs, court costs, and attorney’s fees incurred in the course of recovery.

GENERAL RATE POLICIES

– ALL CLASSIFICATIONS

• Customers wishing to cancel advertising should do so before 12 noon the day before publication. Cancellations after that time will be charged the full rate.

• Contract cancellations require the customer to pay the difference between the contract rate and open rate.

• Advertising rate changes take place on March 1 of each year. Advertisers will be supplied a new rate card before that date. Rate protection is provided through our retail contracts, which are good for one year from the date signed.

• All political advertising is prepaid.

A. Advertising rates may be adjusted as deemed necessary within a 30 day written notice.

B. Every effort will be made to give requested advertising position.

C. On any advertising simulating news stories, we reserve the right to insert the words “Advertisement” at the top and/or bottom of the ad.

D. All “double trucks” will be charged at 13 columns. The minimum size for any double truck is 9 columns by 16 inches in depth.

E. Any ad 19 1/2 inches in depth will be billed at 21 inches.

F. The publisher reserves the right to edit or reject any advertising at any time.

G. Rates effective January 01, 2014

RETAIL DISPLAY ADVERTISING RATES

LOCAL OPEN RETAIL RATES:

Per column inch ……………………………………….. $9.00

 

ANNUAL RETAIL CONTRACT RATES:

Space Used                           Per Month

33 – 63………………………………….. $8.80

64 – 126………………………………… $8.60

127 – 252 ………………………………. $8.05

253- up …………………………………  $7.70

All rates are per column inch, and all ads must be placed within 30 days of first ad or period negotiated in signed contract. Repeat advertising features a discount of 10 percent on ads which run consecutive week(s) with no changes.

Color  Process color $175.

Non-profit rates are $8.05 per column inch.

Online ads may be placed on our Web site at an additional $1 per column inch.

Note: For persons new to advertising, “display” ads are those ads in the newspaper with a box around them, and a “column inch” is actually a box that is 1.75 inches wide by one inch tall.

 

Classified line advertising
Rates: $8.95 for the first 20 words. Additional words are 15 cents per word. Free ads are limited to items offered free or to lost/found pets with no rewards. Ads are payable in advance, unless prior arrangements for billing are made. No bills are invoiced for less than $20. We accept cash, checks, money orders, and we now accept most major credit or debit cards.

Legal Advertising

Legal ads will be billed at a $9.00/column inch rate.
Trespass Notices — $30.00
Creditor’s Notices — $19.75

Preprinted insert rates
Rates are 4.0 cents each for 1-2 page inserts;
4.5 cents each for 3-6 pages;
5.5 cents for 7-12.
6.5 cents 12 and above.

INTERNET OPTIONS – PER MONTH
Button…………………………………. $65.00
Banner………………………………. $300.00

• MUST COMMIT TO 6 MONTHS

Web site: www.yourpickenscounty.com

 

ADVERTISING DEADLINES
A. Classified/Real Estate: 12 Noon Fridays
B. All others: 4 p.m. Mondays
C. Too late to classify: 10 am Tuesday

Rate Card 2-1-10 Revision

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