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    1. 1. Providing Wide Market print advertising solutions for clients around the country<br />Gardner Media Solutions<br />
    2. 2. Midwest Classified Network<br />10 States across the upper Midwest<br />3.1 million total circulation<br />Ads run as space available<br />Quoting 2.3 million households per week<br />Zoning of ads <br />Display advertising (request a quote)<br />Other State and Regional Networks<br />
    3. 3. Zones Available<br />All – Includes all of our member papers<br />Iowa Only – Only our Iowa members<br />Western Zone – West of I-35 (includes Des Moines market)<br />Eastern Zone – East of I-35 (includes Des Moines Market<br />
    4. 4. All Zone<br />3.1 million total households (2.3 million per week)<br />States covered are Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin<br />Cost: $199 for a 30 word classified ad<br />$2 each additional word.<br />
    5. 5. Iowa Zone<br />Publication in Midwest Classified Network members in Iowa only.<br />The circulation for this zone is nearly 1 million homes. (Over 750,000 weekly)<br />Cost: $159 for a 30 word classified ad<br />$2 each additional word.<br />
    6. 6. Western Zone<br />Publication in the Midwest Classified Network members located West of Interstate 35 in Iowa<br />This zone has members in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota<br />Cost: $159 for a 30 word classified ad<br />$2 each additional word.<br />
    7. 7. Eastern Zone<br />Publication in the Midwest Classified Network members located east of Interstate 35 in Iowa<br />The circulation for this zone is nearly 2 million homes. (Over 1.5 million weekly)<br />Cost: $159 for a 30 word classified ad<br />$2 each additional word.<br />
    8. 8. Advertising Guidelines (Page 1)<br />The Midwest Classified Network will consider the following types of ads on a case by case basis:<br /> A. That requires or encourages sending money through the mail.<br /> B. That advertises “Work at Home” opportunities, like stuffing envelopes.<br /> C. That advertises for palm readers, psychics or hypnotists.<br /> D. That advertises employment out of the country.<br /> E. That advertises credit cards or personal loans & mortgages that include practices that are against federal and/or state laws.<br /> F. That advertises chain letters.<br /> G. That advertises drugs, medications or creams, including weight loss pills.<br /> H. That advertises massage parlors or escort services.<br /> I. That advertises 23 channel C.B.’s (federal law).<br /> J. That advertises used mattresses or bedding (federal law).<br /> K. That advertises for publications such as Buy U.S. Government Surplus equipment, or foreclosed houses, or government auctions, by sending money for a publication that will direct a consumer to these services.<br /> L. That are sexual, obscene, or pornographic in nature.<br /> M. That advertises 900 numbers without the cost per minute and minimum charge listed.<br /> N. That does not specify employment opportunities.<br />
    9. 9. Advertising Guidelines (Page 2)<br />Any political or personal opinion/religious ads must have the name and address of the person or group printing the ad. The ad must be verified for authenticity by Midwest Free Community Papers.<br />All ads submitted to Midwest Free Community Papers must be accompanied by the name, address, and phone number of the person/persons submitting the ad. If the person is submitting an ad for a business or organization, then the same information is required for the business or organization.<br />Midwest Classified Networks realizes many legitimate businesses fall within these guidelines. For their protection, and ours, we require complete information and disclosure of the company or services being offered.<br />This listing is not all inclusive, and can be changed without notice, at the discretion of Midwest Classified Network. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Gardner Media Solutions at 641-430-1688.<br />
    10. 10. Display Advertising<br />From three to a hundred different papers available across the upper Midwest through Midwest Free Community Papers<br />Choose your market and your ad size<br />Quotations will be provided promptly and accurately<br />Customize your quote to meet your needs<br />Provide ad materials or we can develop the ad for you<br />
    11. 11. Other Networks Available<br />Minnesota Free Paper Association<br />Wisconsin Community Papers<br />Community Papers of Michigan<br />Southwest Advertising Network<br />Mid-Atlantic Classified Network<br />Southeastern Advertising Network<br />Free Community Papers of New England<br />Request more information on these or on national networks by e-mailing me at, or calling me at 641-430-1688<br />