Marketing your business through a wide variety of print and digital sources has never been more important to your success.  For 143 years, the Ames Tribune has been serving the readers and advertisers of the Story County with local news, sports, features and photos.  

Our print edition is distributed 6 days per week, reaching over 19,000* residential and business readers, and 26,000* on Sunday. Our readers have a higher than average education level and household income to spend on local goods and services.

* Based on 2.3 readers per household

Click here for our print rates for Retail and Classified advertising, or call 515-232-2160 to speak to a sales representative.

Could your business benefit from reaching a highly-targeted group of readers interested in specific types of information? 

We also publish a variety of print and online publications that may be just what you’re looking for, including:

  • Facets magazine
  • The Story County Sun
  • Best of Story County
  • Weddings and Engagements
  • Ames Business Monthly
  • Magic Mailer
  • Arts & Community
  • TV & Comics

Expand your reach by utilizing our digital products, ranging from banner advertising on the market’s most visited website, amestrib.com, to a complete menu of digital services designed to help you efficiently reach other segments of our market.  

If you already have a website, we can work with you to drive more customers to your site.  We also have a service available if you just haven’t gotten around to getting your own website up and running – at a surprisingly affordable price.

Our digital products are changing and expanding all the time as the digital marketplace continues to evolve.  Below is a sampling of our current digital products:

  • Banner Ads – Our website averages 93,938 unique visitors each month.  Reach this high-income, highly educated reader with information about your business. Click here for rates and options, or contact our Digital Advertising Specialist Lindsay Edgington at 515-663-6957
  •  Cool Deals – Can your company benefit from drawing new customers with no out-of-pocket advertising costs?  Our Cool Deals program is similar to the national programs offered by Groupon® and Living Social®, but with a big difference.  Our Cool Deals program is offered to local residents and is promoted not only on our website, but through emails and print ads. The total value of the advertising you’ll receive is $1,500 a week.  To see today’s Cool Deal, click here.  For more information on this program, contact the Sales Department at 515-663-6957
  •  Search Engine Marketing: Mastering the local Internet is vital to attracting new customers.  Americans search online over 7 billion times a month for local products and services like yours.  Contact Lindsay today to ask for your FREE SEARCH ANALYSIS. Call 515-663-6957

Think of us as your local digital advertising agency!

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