Underwrite Us

hburgnews.com is offering local businesses an opportunity to reach the Valley’s online community by becoming an underwriter for one month.

Our readership is hyperlocal: over 80 percent of our audience is viewing the site from Harrisonburg and neighboring Shenandoah Valley communities.

hburgnews.com is not just another local blog. Since 2006, we have gathered a highly devoted and engaged audience unique to Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Our readers add value to the site by contributing their own news and photographs, as well as insightful analysis to the stories.

By becoming an underwriter, you will be able to reach a distinct community of potential customers and clients. The average visit to hburgnews.com lasts more than four minutes.

Each month, we receive over 5,000 visitors, 15,000 visits and more than 50,000 page views, and our audience continues to grow.


Introductory Rates: Submit up to three randomly-rotating images per ad space per month.

Header banner: 400 px wide, max height 80 px – $300 for one month
A standard 468×60 banner ad image will be sized down to 400 x 51.

Upper sidebar: 270px wide, max height 300 px – $300 for one month

Lower sidebar: 125 x 125 px – $125 for one month
Submitted image must be square to prevent distortion.

Can’t afford these prices? Consider splitting the cost of one spot with up to two other businesses or organizations. You may go together with another business or organization (or two), and split the cost of each ad two or three ways. Submit one, two, or three images per space per month. Only one check per one-month spot (i.e. if you choose to share the space, they pay you, and you pay us).

Images should be submitted in .jpg or .gif image format at 72 dpi. All images subject to editor approval.

Please make checks payable to:

hburgnews.com, L.L.C.
P.O. Box 1522
Harrisonburg, VA 22803-1522

Contact lindsay [at] hburgnews.com for more info.

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