Andrea’s Tips For Writing A Successful Classified Ad

 

A blanket classified ad consists of words only.

Word count examples
 
    One Word
  • Class 1
  • phone number: 1-800-282-6902
  • email or website
  • postal code
  • and/or
  • $500/month
  • CPR

Two Words
  • Toll free
  • phone number with ext.: 1-800-282-6903 ext. 228
  • address: 10345 – 107 Ave. or 3228 Parsons Road
 
 
Points to keep in mind when writing your ad
 
The first one or two words are in CAPS.
Sorry NO bolding, underlining, or logos.
No charge for punctuation.
Our classifications are very general to coincide with newspapers headings.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Proof our ad went in?

  • We do periodical checks on member newspapers. They have an obligation to run the blanket classified ads. Failure to do so could jeopardize their membership.


What day do the newspapers publish?

  • Some papers publish on Monday, some Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The majority of our newspapers publish Tuesday and Wednesday.


 Is there frequency discounts?

    • Yes – Run your blanket classified ad 10 times within 6 months and your 11th ad is FREE (each province).


      What is your deadline?

      • Every Wednesday by 4 p.m. for the following week.


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