Advertising & Classifieds

Who do I contact if I need to run a help wanted ad?

Call the Classified Department at 217-222-7600 or 800-252-0880 or email the information to classified@whig.com and a staff member will contact you.

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How do I advertise a garage sale?

Our Classified Department staff can help you in our lobby - 130 S. Fifth St. in Quincy - from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or call us at 217-222-7600 or 800-252-0880. You can also click here to submit your ad online.

Advertising & Classifieds

I have an event to advertise but not a lot of money to spend. What should I do?

We have several affordable options, including our reader and brevity advertisements. Give us a call at 217-222-7600 or 800-252-0880 and one of our Classified staff members can assist you with customized options to fit your budget.

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What else can the Advertising Department help me with?

Website and letterhead design, vinyl banners, menu printing and even reputation management are a few examples of our vast array of services. Contact Denise Bockenfeld at 217-221-3335 or send an email to roi@whig.com for a copy of our product and service catalog. 

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If I buy an advertisement is the creative design included or extra?

We have an award winning creative team that is here to assist with ad design at no additional charge. We also offer creative services for creative work needed outside of your advertising such as billboards, magazines, logos, etc.  Inquiries can be directed to roi@whig.com or call 217-221-3305.  

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What should I expect to gain when I advertise online? How do I gauge my ROI online?

When you purchase a package on whig.com you are buying total impressions (screens your ad is seen on) over a 30-day period.  There are several different ways to gauge and track your ROI and our professional trained staff or digital sales specialist can help you with your options by contacting them at roi@whig.com or call 217-221-3305.


 

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Do people visiting whig.com without a subscription see my digital advertisements?

Yes they can - all ads purchased to run on whig.com can be seen by both subscribers and non-subscribers. What only subscribers can see are the archived papers and the ads that published in the print edition.

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How do you know how many people read your paper? Where do you get these numbers?

An independent audit company, AAM, conducts an audit every year that lines out paid copies, free copies, home delivery and other circulation metrics. This number is used to provide advertisers, legal and other industries the capability to confirm circulation.

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Do you still offer free Classified ads to individuals?

Yes. If you have items to sell that are priced at $250 or less, you may  put up to 5 ads per week in the Classified section at no charge. This is for private party sellers only. If you have any questions, please call the Classified Department at 217-222-7600 or 800-252-0880.