2016 Marketing and Advertising Programs

All Regular Advertising Rates are half price when you advertise twice!

Detroit Smart Pages Business Newspaper is a bi-monthly business news publication that exclusively gives business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate professionals the opportunity to market themselves and promote their products and services.  The publication provides its readers with professional business information and resources in areas of business management, customer service, finance, inspiration, credit, health and culture. Since its inception in 2006, the bi-monthly publication is distributed to over 250 locations in the Detroit Metropolitan area including Flint, Pontiac, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Lansing with a readership of over 150,000.   

Business Buddy Plan - Regular advertising rates starting at - $100.00

This program gives two business owners the opportunity to stretch their advertising dollars by sharing the price of a regularly priced ad when they both advertise at the same time.  

The Face of Business with Darrell Washington - $400

This program allows business owners to have a professional photographer come out to photograph them and their products that will include a small business profile and description of their services. This program is for retailers, entrepreneurs and business owners that have merchandise and products for sale and includes 3-4 photos in color section of paper.

It’s Your Business! - $300

This is a feature program that introduces businesses to the community in a half page that includes a business profile and submitted photos in black and white  section of paper.

Business Profile and Ad Specials: A full year of advertising for one very low price!

1- 1/4 page business profile and 6-1/8 page black and white ads in 6 issues…$350.00: color…$650.00
1- 1/4 page business profile and 6 -1/4 page black and white ads in 6 issues…$1050.00: color…$1350.00
1- 1/2 page business profile and 6-1/2 page black and white ads in 6 issues…$1800.00: color…$2100.00      

Small Business Builder Advertising Program - $1800 per year…6 issues

This program gives small business owners the opportunity to take advantage of affordable advertising all year for one low price including profiles, promotional advertising and a variety of advertising options.

Corporate Sponsorship/Advertising Program - Packages range from $1,000 to $10,000.

This program allows your company to advertise all year for one low price and at the same time generate goodwill as a sponsoring partner to promote your business and support Detroit Smart Pages. These sponsorship packages include business profiles, promotional advertising, feature articles, your name and logo in every issue of Detroit Smart Pages Newspaper, and on all promotional and media materials as a sponsoring advertiser.

Detroit Smart Pages is the only publication exclusively designed to feature minority business owners, corporate professionals and entrepreneurs: and provide them with business information geared toward self-growth, management, career enhancement, strategic marketing, encouragement and increased profitability.  

This unique business newspaper has created a niche as a desired source for resource information and provides a prime opportunity for business owners to market themselves and promote their products and services.  We deliver to over 200 locations in the Detroit/Metropolitan area including Lansing, Flint, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Pontiac, Saginaw and Grand Rapids.  Our readership is 150-200 thousand and growing!

Beverly Smith/Publisher
email: info@detroitsmartpages.com

2016-2017 Advertising Rates:

All rates half price when you advertise twice!

 (classifieds and directory listings not included)

  Black/White Color
Classified $35.00  -
Directory Listing $35.00  -
Business Card $100.00 $135.00
1/8 Page $225.00 $325.00
1/4 Page $425.00 $625.00
1/3 Page $575.00 $800.00
1/2 Page $850.00 $1250.00
2/3 Page $1100.00 $1600.00
Full Page $1700.00 $2500.00
2 Page Spread $3800.00 $4200.00
Inside Back Cover Color Only $2800.00
Inside Front Cover Color Only $3200.00
Back Cover Color Only $3500.00

Subscriptions: $15.00 per year         
2 years: $28.00

Ask about our Advertising/Sponsorship packages and promotional advertising packages!

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(313) 268-3523