Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Support ACN, Amador County, CA's community media!

Amador Community News (ACN) is Amador County, California’s fastest-growing daily community news, information and resource blog...and is in its 10th year of serving and supporting local businesses with affordable, effective promotional advertising for just $50/year (yes, year).
  Let ACN be your “cheerleader” to over 6,200 followers on Facebook, over 700 followers on Twitter, and in our daily updates distributed via Amador’s community e-mail group. We also share posts and updates with regional Facebook groups, reaching literally thousands...every day! Remember...only our Supporting Advertisers get their posts and events shared on Amador County’s facebook!

News Blog:
AmadorCommunityNews.com
NewsAmador.com
Amador.news

Facebook: facebook.com/amadorcounty
Twittertwitter.com/amador411
Pinterest: pinterest.com/amadorcounty
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CONTACT:
Carol Harper
Editor, Founder
acneditor@gmail.com
TEXT: 209-418-7580
P.O. Box 564
Pine Grove, CA 95665

Writers/Correspondents:
Loraine Davis
Community E-mail Group
loraine@suttercreek.com

Jackie Vaughn
Upcountry Correspondent
jackie@amador.news

Gabrielle Melani
Neighborhood Watch
gabrielle@amador.news
Facebook Group: facebook.com/groups/221363027993377/

RTV Amador
Kam Merzlak
Facebook: www.facebook.com/rtvamador
YouTube: www.youtube.com/rtvamador

Bloggers:
D. Norman
Mark Bennett

Graphic Design:
Travis Branco
Travis Branco Designs
travisbrancodesigns.com

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Advertising Rates:
Updates are posted daily, Monday through Friday, and shared on Twitter.com/Amador411 and the Community E-mail group run by Loraine Davis (loraine@suttercreek.com).
Our Facebook page, facebook.com/amadorcounty, has over 6,100 likes and has an average daily reach range of 15K-22K. Daily updates are also shared in relevant regional Facebook groups in the Sierra Foothills-Mother Lode region.
E-mail all correspondence and promotional materials to Carol Harper at acneditor@gmail.com.
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EVENT FLYERS/POSTERS
$5 - Runs through the date of your event.
Includes:
Promo on ACN:
Posted on ACN’s Main page left side bar, linked to your web site. If you don’t have a web site, it will be published in and linked to a relevant ACN department (see “ACN Departments” below), or posted in the “Community Calendar” section of ACN’s daily update.
E-mail as a JPEG to: acneditor@gmail.com. Please, no PDF files.
All event flyers/posters run through the date of your event. Please send at least one (1) month ahead of time for the most effective promo!
Promo on Facebook:
Posted in ACN’s Facebook.com/amadorcounty’s “Amador County Events” album.
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SUPPORTING ADVERTISER
$50/Year
Includes:
Unlimited promo on ACN: Announcements, briefs, releases, newsletters, event flyers/posters (see above).
Unlimited promo on ACN’s Facebook, facebook.com/amadorcounty (page likes, event/post shares, etc.). NOTE: Only Supporting Advertisers have their posts shared and events included on ACN's Facebook.

Business logo ad graphic linked to your business’ web site in any ACN department (see below) and Amador411.com

Email all ads, logos and graphics as JPEG files to: acneditor@gmail.com (Please, no PDF files.)

ACN DEPARTMENTS:
 AmadorArts.com – Arts & Entertainment
 AmadorFoodandWine.com – Food & Wine
 AmadorGroups.com – Community Groups & Organizations
 AmadorBusiness.com – Business & Economy
 AmadorEd.com – Schools & Education
 AmadorHealth.com – Health & Wellness
 AmadorCountyHistory.com – Historic Preservation
 AmadorInterfaith.com – Faith & Values

OTHER DEPARTMENTS:
 AmadorAuto.com – Auto repair, restoration, maintenance.
 AmadorMilitary.com – Serving our active, reserves, retired and veteran community and their families.
 AmadorWeddings.com- Amador wedding professionals.

For more information, e-mail Carol Harper at acneditor@gmail.com or TEXT ONLY 209-418-7580.

AMADOR COMMUNITY MEDIA:

COMMUNITY BRIEFS, NEWSLETTERS, NEWS RELEASES, PUBLIC NOTICES: FREE
1. Please assign ONE person in your organization to handle your media and promotions.
2. Make sure that our e-mail, acneditor@gmail.com, is included in your outgoing media e-mail lists, then e-mail your brief using the following format:

TITLE OF EVENT - DAY, DATE, TIME, LOCATION/ADDRESS. A BRIEF description of your event. CONTACT information (name, phone, e-mail, web site, Facebook page, social networks, etc.)
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MONTHLY/SEASONAL NEWSLETTERS:
Newsletters are posted in the "Newsletters" Section in our daily updates on ACN's main page.
1. Make sure that our e-mail, acneditor@gmail.com, is included in your outgoing media e-mail lists to receive your newsletters and/or e-newsletter campaigns (Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, etc.)
- Publish your newsletter to your organization's web site first. Contact your webmasters. If your newsletter is a news blog entry, notify ACN that it has been published, and send the URL (link).
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NEWS RELEASES/PUBLIC NOTICES:
- Send all releases as a DOCX or copy/paste it into the body of an e-mail. Do not send PDFs!
- Send at least one (1) photo to accompany the release. Provide the first and last names of individuals posing in photo(s). NOTE: For children ages 17 and under, make sure to have media permissions signed by a parent/guardian on file before sending out your press releases.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, GUEST COMMENTARIES, BLOG ARTICLES:
E-mail Carol Harper at acneditor@gmail.com.
All letters to the editor and guest commentaries will be published in our Opinions & Issues department at AmadorSoapbox.com.
Blog Authors: Please update your blog (at least) monthly. Notify us upon publishing.
If ACN hosts your blog page, please send articles as a DOCX, or in copy/paste it into the body of an e-mail. Blog posts will be published in the next daily update, and posted the "Opinions & Issues" section in the daily updates.
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