DISPLAY AD or COUPON AD (With Photo and/or text)
500 words max.
$10 per month $30.00 - 3 mos $60.00 -
6 mos $100 - 12 mos
If same ad is placed
in multiple categories, add $5 per month/per category.
Text or photo ad containing e-mail link and link to a web site
or web page, placed
under 1 category. Each time an ad
is posted or renewed the full text is automatically e-mailed
to all site visitors who subscribe to our Keyword Advisory Service.
Unlimited number of weekly updates to ad at no cost.
ads on our post-it-yourself ad board appear by order of the
date submitted. Each ad indicates the city location of
the advertiser, allowing site visitors to locate the ad by "category"
and "city". Site visitors can click on a button to view
all ads countywide, specific ad categories countywide, or specific
categories by "city". A link is provided at no added cost
to direct visitors to your web site (if you have one) or to
a full web page ad (1 or more pages) that we can create for
you and place on the Shop Contra Costa site (see full page web
ads below). An e-mail link to your personal mail box is
also included. If you have no e-mail box, we can provide
one for $2.50 a month. Each time an ad is posted or renewed
the full text is automatically e-mailed to all site visitors
who subscribe to our Keyword Advisory Service.
Info On Keyword Advisory Service.
HOW TO PLACE AD ON-LINE:
To place a CountyWide Display Ad ON-LINE you simply click on the POST AD
link on the Photoads home page and enter
your ad copy on the on-line form. You enter your ad information
and press a single button to upload your ad directly to the ad pages.
Our post-it-yourself ad pages allow you to upload your ad along with a
photo that is located on your local computer.
HOW TO PLACE AD OFF-LINE WITH
AN AD REP: If it is not convenient for you to place
your ad on-line, you may place a CountyWide Display Ad OFF-LINE
with an ad rep, by calling
(925) 215-8455 and leaving a message. An ad rep will contact
you by telephone same day.
To edit, renew or
delete your ad, you simply click on the "utilities" link on
the PhotoAds home page, and select the option you wish.
You can edit your ad ON-LINE as often as you wish, at
no added cost, during the ad subscription time period.
If you require ad updating to be conducted off-line by Shop
Contra Costa staff, you must phone (925) 215-8455 to request
Off-Line updates conducted by Shop Contra Costa Staff are
limited to one per month and are at no cost. You must indicate
in phone messages your "ad number" which appears on the e-mail
invoice that you received when you placed the ad, and the company
or personal name the ad was placed under. Your address
and phone number should also be included. You should also
indicate the revisions which must be made, and "attach" a photo
to an e-mail message if required. Photos may not exceed
33k in size, 250 pixels in height, 350 pixels in width.
You can renew
your ad online or off-line for any desired time period,
and you will receive a bill by e-mail. You may also delete
your ad online. If renewing Off-Line you should phone
(925) 215-8455. You must indicate in your phone message
your "ad number" which appears on the e-mail invoice that you
received when you placed the ad, and the company or personal
name the ad was placed under. Your address and phone number
should also be included. You should also indicate the
renewal period you are requesting (i.e. 1 month, 3 months).
A photo image cannot exceed 33k in size, 250 pixels in height, 350 pixels
in width. This can be from a scanned photograph, a photo taken
with a digital camera, or any form of digitally created artwork.
If your photo image is larger than this, you must reduce it to the required
size using a photo enhancement program such as Photoshop, Photo Impact,
Paint Shop Pro, Micrografx Picture Publisher. Programs such
as Photo Impact and Picture Publisher allow you to reduce the byte size
of the photo (compress) so that you can meet the 33k requirement. Some
of these graphics programs are available at no cost at http://www.download.com.
Images can be Gif or Jpg format. We can reduce your photo to meet
our requirements if you e-mail it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org (cost
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
display ads, and full page web display ads must be paid in full for the
run period requested prior to the time that the ad(s) is permanently placed
on the shopcontracosta.com web site. If payment for the ad(s)
is not received prior to the date the ad(s) are posted, your ad(s) will
be automatically cancelled. You may cancel your ad(s) at any time
with no refunds made for any reason.
All payments for ads must be made
by company or personal check made payable to:
Checks should be
mailed to us at:
3191 Crow Canyon Place
Bldg K-1, Ste 352
San Ramon, CA 94583
the right to refuse any type of advertising, which if in sole opinion is
offensive or not appropriate for placement in the categories of advertising
which shopcontracosta.com accepts, or in the sole opinion of shopcontracosta.com
is not suitable for publication on the site. Ads containing any type
of sexual material is not permitted under any circumstances.
Shopcontracosta.com caters strictly to the categories of businesses in
the 18 City Contra Costa area as listed on the web site.
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To contact the ad department
phone (925) 215-8455 and leave a message, and a representative
will contact you. Include your name and phone number with
area code and best time to call you.
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