Advertise

Chattanoogan.com - one of the most read online newspapers in Tennessee - is the top venue for Internet advertising in Chattanooga. With over 1.2 million visits a month, we can get customers to your website. Otherwise, they may never find you in the maze of Internet choices.

Impressions and Click-Thrus

One law firm got over 1,000 click thrus per month via their Chattanoogan.com skyscraper banner.

Some of our advertisers with the small Premiere banners get as many as 5.6 million impressions (when your ad is showing and a reader is on that page) in a month.

Three Ad Option

Instead of just one ad for the spot you are paying for, you can have up to three that rotate in the spot. In other words, you can design two or three ads for that space. They will come up on a rotating basis. Or you can have a single banner and it will show each time your ad comes up in the rotation.

Visibility

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.

Accessibility

Chattanoogan.com is free to all readers. There is no "paywall" that greatly limits the number of Chattanooga-area potential readers seeing your advertisement. There are no annoying pop up ads.

Creative License

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.

Longevity a Benefit

We have monthly rates, but remember that 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.

Variety of Ad Sizes Available

Click here and here to see where ads are placed on our pages.

Skyscraper Banner Ads

Get huge visibility with our 160x600 pixel skyscraper banner ads which run down the right side of all our screens. The maximum file size for a Skyscraper banner is 150 kb.

Cost:
#1 Skyscraper - $1,200/month
#2 Skyscraper - $1,000/month
#3 Skyscraper - $750/month
#4 Skyscraper - $500/month

Prime Sponsorship

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 Premier rotation of 180x60 pixel ads. Maximum file size for the 728x90 is 55kb. Maximum file size for the 468x60 is 45kb. Maximum file size for the 180x60 is 30kb.

Cost:
$650/month or $6,500/year

Rich Media ads

These are large banner ads that are included in the middle of all our articles except the obituaries. They are also in a prominent spot on all our section pages, meaning they are on every Chattanoogan.com screen except obituaries. These are 300x250 pixel ads. Maximum file size is 75kb.

Cost:
$350/month or $3,500/year

Premiere ads

These allow your business to be featured with a 180x60 pixel ad. Maximum file size is 40kb. These ads come up very frequently on both the section pages and the article pages and get millions of impressions each month.

Cost:
$250/month or $2,500/year

Realtor and Help Wanted Ads

For realtor ads and help wanted classified ads, there is a charge of $30 for 30 days. Realtors who have a banner ad with us are able to run unlimited classifieds at no additional charge. There is no word line limit, though it is more effective if they are not overly long.

Classified Ads

Our classified ads are free and include a free color picture - except there is a $30 charge per month for Help Wanted and for Realtor ads.

Camp Ads

Advertising for a camp or clinic is available. This comes with an article on our site telling about the camp. The Premiere banner ad will click to the article unless you have a web page for the camp.

Cost:
$95/two weeks or $195/month

If you are interested in advertising in Chattanoogan.com, email news@chattanoogan.com or call 266-2325 for more information.


Michael Patrick Is Interim Chief At WWTA; EPA Meeting Delayed To March 6

City Report Says Ballard Had Pattern Of Sexual Harassment Over Female Trainees; Attorney Says He Looks Forward To Returning To Work

Chattanooga Under Flood Watch As New Round Of Storms Approaches


The Hamilton County WWTA Board of Commissioners has named chief engineer Michael Patrick as the organization’s interim executive director. He replaces former executive director Mark Harrison ... (click for more)

A city report says an instructor over police academies had a pattern of sexual harassment against female cadets. Two female trainees initially filed the complaint against instructor Ricky ... (click for more)

Chattanooga was under a Flood Watch until Saturday morning as a new round of heavy rain and thunderstorms was approaching from the west. The city has already been pounded by days of rain, ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Michael Patrick Is Interim Chief At WWTA; EPA Meeting Delayed To March 6

The Hamilton County WWTA Board of Commissioners has named chief engineer Michael Patrick as the organization’s interim executive director. He replaces former executive director Mark Harrison who resigned late last week. Prior to joining the WWTA as chief engineer, Mr. Patrick was the director of the city of Chattanooga’s Water Wastewater Resources Division. He was responsible ... (click for more)

City Report Says Ballard Had Pattern Of Sexual Harassment Over Female Trainees; Attorney Says He Looks Forward To Returning To Work

A city report says an instructor over police academies had a pattern of sexual harassment against female cadets. Two female trainees initially filed the complaint against instructor Ricky Ballard. Ballard was suspended earlier this month for 160 hours without pay over the sexual allegations. Four female cadets said they received unwanted hugs from Ballard. They said Ballard ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway - And Response (2)

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)

Sports

Dan Fleser: Vols Still Atop SEC, But Vantage Point Still A Little Cloudy

The view from the highest points of the SEC men’s basketball standings isn’t exactly picturesque these days. By virtue of LSU’s 82-77 overtime loss to Florida Wednesday night, Tennessee again has the best vantage point. No matter, it’s still partly cloudy up there in first place by virtue of last Saturday’s rout at the hands of Kentucky. A workmanlike victory over Vanderbilt on ... (click for more)

Top-Ranked Goodpasture Edges Notre Dame

Some things are inevitable and apparently the Notre Dame basketball team finding its way on the tracks between Goodpasture and a trip to the Division II-A State Quarterfinals is one of them. For the second year in a row, the state’s top-ranked team from Madison found a way to get in a trip to Chattanooga for a 32-minute tussle with the Fighting Irish in the opening round of ... (click for more)