FOCUS Newspaper is distributed to 7 Counties:
Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Gaston, Iredell, & Lincoln


The 12th Annual Summer Guide features hundreds of Event and Festival Listings, and Summer Fun Destinations
in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

 

Focus readers save and refer to the Summer Guide for Places to Go & Things to Do throughout the summer. This year we are offering some special advertising options!

Included with your purchase:

• Published in the 2020 Summer Guide print publication on May 21, 2020
• The Guide is available by link on the Free FOCUS Newspaper App
• Your Listing and/or Display Ad will also appear on FOCUS’ Website on the Summer Guide page with
links to your event website or social media page. This section is available until all events have passed.
• Ad Design is included with your purchase.

Advertising Rates:

General Listing Rates: $2.50 per line (5 line minimum)
*General Listings are free with purchase of a display ad.

Highlighted Listing Rate: General Listing Rate + $15.00

Display Ad Rates:
All ads are full color. Ad design is free.

AD SIZE Summer Guide ONLY
Purchase 2 or more weeks: Ad Measurements
Full Page $638.75 $610.00 each 10” wide x 10” tall
1/2 Page $431.75 $390.00 each 5.95” wide x 8.34” tall – Vertical
10” wide x 4.93” tall – Horizontal
1/3 Page $303.75 $282.50 each 3.927” wide x 8.487” tall – Vertical
10” wide x 3.247” tall  – Horizontal
5.95” wide x 5.54” tall – Island
1/4 Page $232.50 $220.00 each 3.927” wide x 6.537” tall – Vertical
10” wide x 2.407” tall – Horizontal
5.95” wide x 4.043” tall – Island
1/5 Page $157.50 $147.50 each 1.9” wide x 9.797” tall – Vertical
10” wide x 1.91” tall – Horizontal
5.95” wide x 3.24” tall – Horizontal Island
3.927” wide x 4.937” tall – Vertical Island
1/8 Page $140.00 $131.25 each 1.9” wide x 6.5” tall – Vertical
5.95” wide x 2.1” tall – Horizontal
3.927” wide x 3.2” tall – Island
1/12 Page $107.50 $93.75 each 1.9” wide x 4.367” tall – Vertical
.95” wide x 1.4” tall – Horizontal
3.927” wide x 2.103” tall – Island
1/16 Page $76.25 $68.75 each 1.9” wide x 3.263” tall – Vertical
3.927” wide x 1.58” tall – Horizontal

 

Please call 828-322-1036, or email hickoryfocus@mac.com, to purchase your advertising!