The Leading Voice of Cherokee County, Georgia.
Our mission is to serve and represent the people of Cherokee County by providing stories that are honest, fair, accurate and have editorial integrity. We provide a professional forum for the community voice, play an active role in community affairs and present an open marketplace for our merchants and retailers.
- Company Name:The Cherokee Ledger-News.com
- Key DifferentiatorADVERTISING The Cherokee Ledger-News is a free weekly newspaper published on Wednesday. We are a 2nd Class mailed reader requested publication targeting Cherokee County since 1995. Our coverage is devoted 100% to local issues and events such as: Our mission is to serve and represent the people of Cherokee County by providing stories that are honest, fair, accurate and have editorial integrity. We provide a professional forum for the community voice, play an active role in community affairs and present an open marketplace for our merchants and retailers. The Cherokee Ledger-News doesn’t just sell a product in Cherokee County, we live and participate in Cherokee County. A few of our community contributions are: Began high school journalism program, Student Connection in area high schools. Sponsorship of community events and programs. Member Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce and Woodstock Business Association. Member and sponsor of Cherokee County’s DUI/Drug Court through their foundation “Friends of Recovery.” The Cherokee Ledger-News is a member in good standing with the following professional organizations: National Newspaper Association Georgia Press Assocation International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors Effective Online Advertising Why should I advertise on ledgernews.com? 1. Frequency: The online newspaper Web site user spends almost twice as many hours online than the general user. One-third of online newspaper visitors return to the site several times per day. 2. Credibility: The credibility of the newspaper brand extends to the advertiser. Fifty-nine percent of Web users agree that online advertising is more believable from a trusted Web site. Online, newspaper Web sites are the dominant local media site in most markets. 3. Targeted: If you want to focus on a particular market, advertising in an online newspaper is more personal, and more relevant because it is local. Newspapers also publish a plethora of niche sections (pets, politics, sports, entertainment, military, ect.) for virtually any demographic advertisers could possibly hope to reach. 4. Purchasing power: Seventy-nine percent of newspaper Web site users purchase online compared with 49% of general users. Thirty-nine percent of online newspaper users have incomes higher than $75,000; 65% own their homes. Fifty percent of online newspaper users have spent more than $500 online in the last six months, and 63% of online newspaper users prefer to find out about new products through the Internet. 5. Retailers prefer newspaper sites: Fifty-five percent of retailers report that newspaper sites are efficient in assisting them in meeting marketing needs compared with other sites. 6. Content: Excluding e-mail, the most popular online activities and content categories are national and local news, sports, financial information and entertainment news/things to do. Sixty-two percent of general Internet users visit online newspapers for local news, compared with 39% for the local TV station Web site and 23% for the local radio station site. Not even Yahoo! or AOL’s Digital City can top online newspapers as a local news source. 7. High profile: Research.net reports that among top executives (CEO, CIO, CFO or owner/partner), Internet advertising ranked above all other media when measured for: “Where I prefer to find out about new products,” “Where I prefer to receive information about companies,” and “Where modern, up-to-date brands advertise.” 8. Reinforcement: Sixty-five percent of online newspaper users also read the newspaper in the past seven days, and repetition increases awareness. 9. Quality: Seventy-five percent of advertisers generally said newspaper Web sites advertising was as good or better than other Internet sites. 10. Mix: Recent studies have shown the power of online, when included in a mix with traditional media, to elaborate the brand message. Newspaper print and online products combined have the highest penetration and most desirable audience of any other local medium.
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