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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

Frequently Asked Questions

With so much information online today, do people still read print publications? ANSWER Do you have any digital options? ANSWER Is advertising with you going to work? ANSWER I have never advertised before. Do I really need to? ANSWER How much does an ad cost? ANSWER What if my ads don’t produce the results I

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

Does color cost extra?

No.  We do not nickel and dime our customers with a bunch of extras or add-ons. You pay for the size of the ad and the frequency of the run for one flat rate that includes full color. To learn about advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dan Juffer at 515-953-4822 ext.

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

What ad size should I buy?

That depends if you want to simply be present in the magazine, or if you want to dominate the publication. If your competition is running ¼ page ads, you may want to consider a ½ page if you want your message to dominate theirs. Also, larger ads deliver faster results.

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

I don’t know what I should advertise.

For many businesses, this can be solved by answering a simple question: What makes your business better than your competition?  Each of your responses can be part of an effective advertising campaign.  Our advertising sales representatives are trained to help you work through this and will create sample ads for

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

What is branding advertising?

Some businesses don’t expect direct response from their advertising but rather prefer to “get their name out.” Much of this “branding” or “image” advertising is done in radio or TV, while print advertising has been commonly used to drive direct and measurable results. Businesses today are learning that print advertising

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

What other print options are available?

Our company is the leader in print publications with more than two dozen monthly titles in addition to CITYVIEW including Iowa Living Magazines, 21 community lifestyle magazines (Ankeny, Urbandale, Altoona, Boone County, Clive, Des Moines Westside, Indianola, Johnston, Waukee, Jordan Creek, Adel, Beaverdale, Grimes, Perry, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Winterset, Bondurant,

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

How do I get the word out about my business in Des Moines?

You have many advertising options— TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, social media, email, etc. — and most all of them can be effective in some way. Our suggestion is to always ask for a media company’s audits, as most any reputable TV station, radio station, newspaper or magazine will have one

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

Can I advertise once and see how it works?

For events and close-out sales, yes.  But for most other advertising, we will encourage you to save your money. Advertising once rarely works, unless it is a major discount or event.  Most advertising needs to be seen, heard or read multiple times before acted upon, and CITYVIEW advertising does, too.

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

How long has CITYVIEW been in business?

For more than 26 years. To learn about advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dan Juffer at 515-953-4822 ext. 303 or dan.juffer@dmcityview.com.

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Posted May 31, 2018in Advertising

Who owns the company?

CITYVIEW has been locally owned since its inception 26 years ago. The magazine is part of Big Green Umbrella Media, which is owned by Shane Goodman and operated out of offices in Johnston.  To learn about advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dan Juffer at 515-953-4822 ext. 303 or dan.juffer@dmcityview.com.

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