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Welcome To Chattanoogan.com Advertising

Online is the fastest growing, most dynamic and least expensive way to advertise your business, product or service. Having a website is impressive to customers and lets them know your firm is up to date. And Chattanoogan.com is the top venue for Internet advertising in Chattanooga.

Chattanoogan.com is one of the most read online newspapers in Tennessee. Chattanoogan.com has a wide readership with over a million visits a month so we can get customers to your website. Otherwise, they may never find you in the maze of Internet choices. 

The cost for advertising in Chattanoogan.com for a month is about the same as for a day in a print newspaper. Your ad stays on the screen seven days a week, 24 hours a day. And we can tell you exactly how many of our readers are clicking onto your website from Chattanoogan.com as well as the number of impressions (when it is on a screen that a reader is on).

Our banner ads are in rotations, so that your ad does not come up on every screen, but will be seen several times as the reader clicks from section to section and calls up various articles. With the reader going to perhaps 10-15 screens per visit, your banner ad will be seen several times.

Your ad will automatically click to your website, or to a page we can make up for you with your text and pictures.

Chattanoogan.com is FREE to all readers. There is no "paywall" that greatly limits the number of Chattanooga-area potential readers seeing your advertisement. 

Some advertisers provide their own banner ads. Or we can provide a colorful design for your ad at no extra charge. We'll email you the design and let you approve it before it is posted.

We have monthly rates, but remember that repetition, repetition is the key to advertising effectiveness, so we encourage our advertisers to keep their ad on for an extended time. Just one month may not be effective in any advertising medium. There is a discount for paying a year in advance.

Get huge visibility with our 160x600 pixel skyscraper banner ads at the right side of all our screens. The #1 (the top skyscraper banner) is $1,200 per month.The #2 (second from the top skyscraper banner) is $1,000 per month. There is a maximum of five ads that will be running at one time in #2. The #3 skyscraper is also highly visible. It is $750 per month. The #4 skyscraper appears in all our screens except the front page, where there are only three skyscrapers. It is $500 for a full month.   

You will gain maximum exposure with a Prime Sponsorship. You will be in the rotation for a wide 728x90 at the top of each page and a 468x60-pixel spot at the center of our pages and articles. Your ad will also be placed in the Premiere rotation of 180x60 pixel ads. Cost of the PrimeSponsor is $750 per month or $7,500 for a full year. Maximum file size for the 728x90 is 55kb. Maximum file size for the 468x60 is 45kb. Maximum file size for the 180x60 is 30kb.

Rich Media ads are large Powerpoint-type banner ads that are included in the middle of all our articles except the obituaries. These are beautifully designed 300x250 pixel ads. $550 per month. Maximum file size is 75kb.

Premier ads allow your business to be featured with a 180x60-pixel ad. Each ad can be clicked on and will take the customer to your website, or it can be featured as a colorful display ad. The premier ads are seen higher on the page than our standard ads and cost $300 per month or $3,000 for a full year. Maximum file size is 40kb.

Standard ads allow your business to be featured daily with a colorful 180x60 display ad that links to your website. $195 per month or $1,900 for a year. Maximum file size is 40kb.

Short-term political banner ads are $1,000 per month for the #2 Skyscraper, $750 per month for the #3 Skyscraper, and $500 per month for the #4 Skyscraper. It is  $750 per month for PrimeSponsor, $350 per month for Premiere and $250 per month for Standard.

Our Classified ads are FREE. There is no word line limit, though we ask that they not be overly long. For $10 per month, you can post a color picture of the item you are selling along with your classified ad. Email your photo to news@chattanoogan.com and send a check for $10 to Chattanoogan.com, PO Box 2331, Chattanooga, Tn., 37409.

If you are interested in advertising in Chattanoogan.com, just email news@chattanoogan.com
Or call 266-2325 to find out about our low ad rates.

We hope you will join our current advertisers:

Top Right Skyscraper - EPB

#2 Skyscraper - Erlanger Medical System and Siskin Rehabilitation Center.

Rich Media - Summers, Rufolo and Rodgers attorneys, Siskin Rehabilitation Center, Davis and Hoss attorneys and Erlanger Health System..

PrimeSponsors - Dale Buchanan and Associates, Erlanger Health System, Chattanooga State Community College, Morning Pointe, Greenbriar Cove, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Jay Robinson real estate, GPS, Baylor School and Gravitt Auction.

Premier - CountyClerkAnyTime.com, Gault Audiovisual, Davis and Hoss attorneys,  Black Creek development, Georgia Northwestern College, attorney Valerie Epstein and Fletcher Bright Real Estate.

Standard - Beacon Health, Collier Construction, attorney Joe DeGaetano, First Baptist Church, Erwin Marine and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department.

If you are interested in advertising in Chattanoogan.com, just email news@chattanoogan.com
Or call 266-2325 to find out about our low ad rates.



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