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Founded in 2002, AugustaFreePress.com readership continues to grow to levels well beyond our local competitors. While many local sites have jumped behind subscriptions and pay walls, AugustaFreePress.com, and our more than one decade worth of archives, are all open and free to visitors of the site.

TRAFFIC
Today Visit: 59939
Week Visit: 632667
Month Visit: 2537088
Year Visit: 21155552

SOCIAL MEDIA
More than 100,000 followers on Facebook and other social-media platforms

TOP READERSHIP AREAS
Charlottesville
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Richmond
Washington, D.C.
Staunton
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Alexandria

TOP REFERRERS
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Yahoo

Permanent Posts

Ad agencies or companies interested in placing permanent posts may inquire to freepress@ntelos.net.

Our Domain Authority as of August 13, 2018, is 62. (What is Domain Authority?)

Normal business hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST. No guarantees for replies outside of these hours. However, we do our best to respond promptly.

Our rates
Our standard rate for publishing permanent posts on AugustaFreePress. com is $100 per post.

All placements must be prepaid via Paypal to freepress@ntelos.net. No exceptions. No refunds for any reason.

Quantity discounts are available when making payment in one installment. Standard rates apply after quantity discounts are fulfilled.

  • $100 = 1 post
  • $325 = 5 posts (10 days for placements after payment is made)
  • $500 = 10 posts (30 days for placements after payment is made)
  • $1000 = 25 posts (90 days for placements after payment is made)

No discounts for casino, gambling, loans, lawyer, steroids, vaping, marijuana, pharmaceuticals, supplements, diet/weight loss, insurance, dating, psychics, online gaming links, bitcoin, cryptocurrency or a sales-oriented or deals-based article. No adult or firearms content. We will reject articles that contain information on past or current lawsuits. We have the right to reject any content at our discretion.

The permanent post includes …
– Post will publish to main page under our Business News category (see examples)
– Post will remain on site permanently*
– Links will be included as submitted; dofollow
– More than one image may be additional
– Post should roll over to Google News and our social media pages
– More than 100,000 followers on Facebook and other social-media platforms

Payment is required in advance. To place a permanent post …
– Submit article for review (optional) to freepress@ntelos.net
– Submit payment via PayPal to freepress@ntelos.net (Paypal invoice available upon request)
– Contact us with payment details (name and email of who sent payment helpful)
– Confirm payment received; send article to AFP at freepress@ntelos.net
– AFP will publish promptly and send you URL

Please note:
– Discounts are available when placing 5+ posts; inquire at freepress@ntelos.net
– We will reject articles that contain information on past or current lawsuits.
– We do not offer link exchanges or paid front page links at this time.
– We do not offer content exchanges of any kind.
– We do not have any other sites.
– We do not offer writing services.
– We do not allow for you to place a link in existing content, pages or posts.
– We may edit your post to conform to our editorial style (i.e. no cap headlines, etc.)

All placements must be prepaid via Paypal to freepress@ntelos.net. No exceptions. No refunds for any reason.

*If your article is lost due to a site outage or something beyond our control, we will gladly repost at your request.

Pop-Up Advertising

Your business gets a popup ad on our mobile and desktop sites (600×600 maximum) of AugustaFreePress.com. Ads link to your website. Ad design is available.

1 Day: $250
2 Weeks: $1250
1 Month: $2000

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Exclusive Website Takeover

boyerstakeoverYour business gets wing ads (136×606) on both sides of Augusta Free Press AND the top leaderboard ad (728×90)! Ads link to your website. We can also blend the website background to match your ads. Ad design is available.

1 Day: $250
2 Weeks: $1250
1 Month: $2000

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Display Advertising


Leaderboard

728×90
Price varies based on placement

All Pages
Top: $500 per month or $5000 per year
Footer: $300 per month or $3000 per year

Story Placement
Top: $400 per month or $4000 per year

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Cube Ad

300×250
$300 per month or $3000 per year

Runs in righthand column on site.
Links to your Website.
May rotate with other ads.

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Cube Ad – Half

300×125
$150 per month or $1500 per year

Runs in righthand column on site.
Links to your Website.
May rotate with other ads.

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Ad Specs


  • Ads should be sent at 72 dpi.
  • .jpgs are preferred
  • Ads should be sent in RGB color
  • Animated ads must be pre-approved.
    Finished ads should be sent to freepress@ntelos.net.

Text Ads


Businesses may run employment ads or other messages on AFP. A link to your website is included in the rates below.

Weekly Rate Monthly Rate
$50.00 $150.00

Finished ads should be sent to freepress@ntelos.net.

Pre-payment by credit card is preferred. Call us to pay via Square or see below for payment by Paypal. Please confirm availability before payment is made.

Pay by credit card


To pay for advertising by credit card, please request a Square invoice, or call 540.949.6574 to pay by phone.

You may also make payment via PayPal online below. Or send payment from your account to freepress@ntelos.net.