Why Advertise with us?

Your ad is seen by more people.
Circulation now exceeds 20,000. The Simpson Street Free Press is available at restaurants, libraries, medical buildings, grocery stores, and hundreds of other locations throughout Dane County. The Free Press is also delivered directly to Madison schools and dozens of other Dane County schools.

Your ad is very visible.
In the Free Press, your ad is never buried on a page. We limit the space allotted for ads to 18% of total column inches.

Your ad reaches your target audience.
Every issue is full of exciting stories about history, science, geography, local sports, and education. It is really more of a magazine than a newspaper. The Simpson Street Free Press has a large and very loyal following. Our readership is particularly strong among families with kids.

Your ad gets you double the bang for your advertising buck.
The Simpson Street Free Press is a highly-regarded youth education program. Not only is your ad seen by thousands of readers, but your organization is seen supporting positive youth activities in our community.



SSFP ad rates
Website Advertising Rates:

Home Page
Display Ad Size (in pixels) 2 months 3 months 6 months 1 year
Small (150 wide x 180 high) $200 $250 $300 $400
Medium (150 wide x 270 high) $300 $350 $400 $500
Large (150 wide x 360 high) $400 $450 $500 $600

Non-Home Page
Display Ad Size (in pixels) 2 months 3 months 6 months 1 year
Small (150 wide x 180 high) $100 $150 $200 $300
Medium (150 wide x 270 high) $150 $200 $250 $400
Large (150 wide x 360 high) $200 $250 $300 $500
Top Banner ( 728 wide x 90 high) $300 $350 $450 $600

Print Publication Advertising Rates:
Ad Size Horizontal Dimensions Vertical Dimensions Price
1/16 pg 4" x 2.5" 2" x 5" $100
1/8 pg 6" x 3" 4" x 5" $175
1/4 pg 6" x 6" 4" x 9.5" $300
1/2 pg 10.25 x 7.5" 8.25 x 9.5" $500
Full pg 10.25" x 15" 10.25" x 15" $900

*additional fee for color: $75

To Place an Ad

Please email Claire Miller at cmiller@ssfpnews.org. You will receive confirmation by email.