Classified Ad Guidelines and Rates  
Classified Ad Rates 
Effective October 1, 2012**
Garage Sale Rates  ~  Display Ad Rates

Ad deadlines for the next paper (distributed on Thursday) is Tuesday at noon.

Up to 20 word ad $14.00. Add 70¢ per word after 20 words.
Extras to make your ad stand out listed below.

Ad is a paid ad when: 
~ Any ad over 10 words.
~ Additional ads to the 5 free allowed per household in one week.
~ Businesses, Home/Farm businesses, selling a business, selling inventory from a closed business, plants, rentals, services, daycare, etc. 
~ Wanted: Business, investments, jobs, real estate, items to repair for resale, recyclable - including scrap or items to scrap, roommates, antique, vintage, or collectible items, firearms or animals.
~ Personals, announcements, clubs, organizations, nonprofits (ask your salesperson for nonprofit discount), products, estate sales, flea markets, bazaars, business opportunities. 
~ Some animals: Animal breeders regardless of animals selling price, livestock regardless of price, pets priced at $100 or more, animal ads without a price.
~ Wood: Firewood, all wood & wood products. 
~ Building materials priced at more than $100.
~ Antiques, collections or vintage items listed with out a price, or worth $100 or more. 
~ Entertainment: Timeshares, gift certificates, theater/show tickets, fundraisers, etc.
Ads running 3 times for the same type of item (example: 3 different autos, 3 different pieces of furniture, etc) for the same household - future related items will not qualify for free ads. 
~Automotive and Firearms dealers must state that they are a dealer in their ads.
~Any ad that directs readers to a website outside of
~Any ad with a web address in the ad.


10 word ads for private parties are free: You may send up to five free ads per household per week for qualifying items* to be placed in the South Coast Shopper's printed paper and online.
Accepted Shopper Abbreviations can help you shorten your ad, listed here.

Is this ad timely?**  
~ $2 per ad, paid on Monday or Tuesday by noon, guarantees timely placement for classified ads in the upcoming issue. 

~ Save Money
with the Early Placement Discount: $1 per ad if paid on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday at 5pm 
also guarantees timely placement for classified ads  in the upcoming issue. 
**Like a Garage Sale, sporting items before hunting season, young puppies, etc.

We determine if your ad is a free or regular ad.


Free Ad Photo Special (for private parties): You may add a photo of your item to your free ad for only $5! (Adervtised item must meet all free ad guidelines)
Power Photo ad: You get a photo of your item, a large capitalized bold headline and up to 20 words for $19 per week, there is a $5 set up fee the first week. Additional words are 70¢ each.


Extra Large Bold Headline $3
Ad Centered

Extra Large Bold Headline & Centered Ad $5
Box around your ad $4
Color Print in your ad $4
Box Around & Color Print In $6
Power Ad: Extra Large Bold Headline, Centered and Box only $7
Power Theme Box: Theme Box, Centered and Bold Headline $10


Classified Rates are based on the fact that we will abbreviate with our standard abbreviations
Ad without abbreviations: $2 each unabbreviated word
For consistency we classify like ads together.
Ad in an inconsistent classification: $2

Call 541-269-0310, or go to our Submit Form,  before noon Tuesday to guarantee your free classified ads. To pay with your credit card, include the credit card number and the dollar amount for the ad. Note: There is a $4 minimum amount for credit card purchases

Call 541-269-0310 before noon Tuesday, or go to your saleperson's sumbit form, to place a $14.00 ad or any ad with other extras. DeEsta Kuehn here or Katrina Smith here

Thank you,
South Coast Shopper
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**Rates Subject to change without advance notcie.

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