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Advertise with eKC online!

Flat-rate Cost (30 days) *prepaid

120 x 90 pixels - button $40 (or $10 per week)
180 x 150 pixels - rectangle $80 (or $20 per week)
120 x 240 pixels - vertical banner $160 (or $40 per week)
300 x 250 pixels - rectangle $160 (or $40 per week)
468 x 60 pixels - full banner $160 (or $40 per week)
728 x 90 pixels - leaderboard $240 (or $60 per week)

To view the exact sizes of offered ads, click here.

* ad creation included with link to advertiser's web site ro launch/info page; an additional $35 charge for animated GIF; no charge for minor ad changes, major changes billed at $40 per hour, minimum $10 charge


Optional Rate Structure: Cost Per Impressions/hits or CPM

Button - $5 per thousand
Small Rectangle - $6 per thousand
Vertical Banner - $8 per thousand
Full Banner - $16 per thousand
Large Rectangle - $16 per thousand
Leaderboard - $25 per thousand

* prepayment required on first 5,000 hits

Page placement info:

• Homep
age placement add 20% to regular rate
• Placement on any top-10 viewed pages on a first-come, first-served basis
• Run of category and run of site available
• Duration of placement limited to three months for the same ad on the same page, one month prepaid, invoiced for remaining months. Discounts available for longer contracts which would include ad rotation on different pages
Targeted E-mail campaigns:

eKC online is building and maintaining a database of names and e-mail addresses of our readers. It is an opt-in (voluntary) database. We also have access to additional databases of local residents who have indicated a want to receive information on local music and other entertainment events. Access to those databases in which an advertiser wants to announce a special event or discount or other advertising/informational uses is available for 2 cents a name for each mailing.

The time for your business
to have a website has arrived!
Consider this:
  • Over the next three years, print yellow page references will decline by 2.5 % per year (Source: Kelsey Group)
  • 200 million searches on the Internet are done every day (Source: Harris Interactive Research Study, April 2003)
  • Two thirds of suburban and urban Americans are online, 52% of rural dwellers are online and from both groups, 91% use a search engine (Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project, March and Aug. 2003)
Discovery Publications can help your business
become a part of those statistics!
The package includes:
  • Up to six pages of info – for example, homepage, what we're about page, contact page, product page, menu page, entertainment listings, etc. – whatever you want to tell online viewers about your business
  • Homepage design to your liking – you provide the graphics or photos of your business
  • Free revisions to your website for 30 days, no matter the change
  • Part of Kansas City Event Driver, an entertainment electronic newsletter that goes out every Thursday
  • eKC's Marketplace, with an active link from the eKC homepage and with the opportunity to be a part of custom email campaigns to reach potential customers
  • Web site hosting through Discovery Publications for only $15 per month with the opportunity to build your own customer database
If you desire your own URL (web site address), the cost is an additional $70 (two-year registration fee) with a one-time set up fee of $25, giving you three email addresses for use by your business. An ISP (Internet Service Provider) is necessary to access your web site and email.
Discovery Publications can build, host and maintain your web site for a cost designed for a small business because we're a small business too.

Contact Bruce Rodgers at 1-800-899-9730 or 816-474-1516
or email


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