THE ROCKAWAY TIMES
The best market penetration in Rockaway. We publish more copies than any newspaper in Rockaway. It’s a FREE paper reaching more people than any other newspaper on the west end of Rockaway.
We deliver door to door in the most affluent neighborhoods and make the paper available at more than 70 locations, including in nearby Brooklyn. We also make our papers available with more than 10 news racks in busy locations.
Competitive Rates: We’ll say! Our cost per thousand is a bargain compared to newspapers of our size and reach.
We’re a weekly. Your ad will seem as fresh as our content. Your ad will be available all week long.
RockawayTimes.com is updated continuously and like the paper, it’s free! We promote ourselves and advertisers on Facebook and Twitter and Youtube (we make videos, too).
Readership is over 20,000
We now deliver by email, too. We send the full version of the paper in a PDF to more than 3000 people. The “open rate” is more than double the industry average.
Website/Social Media. Our website RockawayTimes.com attracts more than 50,000 visitors per month. We have thousands following us on Instagram and Twitter and our Facebook page has more than 5000 Likes.
Rockaway – Rockaway Beach, Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Arverne, Broad Channel, Far Rockaway – (Zip codes: 11697, 11694, 11693, 11692, 11691)
Brooklyn - Marine Park - 11234
Readership Demographics of the top three zip codes we deliver to: (11694, 11697, 11693 – info on other areas available upon request)
Median Age: 45.6
Median Income: $69,600
Consumer Spend: $503 MM
Consumer Spend ($/HH): $58,648
Median Age: 49.9
Median Income: $87,500
Consumer Spend: $117 MM
Consumer Spend ($/HH): $66,515
Median Age: 38.8
Median Income: $54,300
Consumer Spend: $238 MM
Consumer Spend ($/HH): $47,263
We hand deliver to some locations and The Rockaway Times IS OFFERED FREE and is available for pickup at:
- High Volume Retail Establishments
- Office buildings
- Co-op buildings and Condos
- Subway stations
- News Racks Throughout the peninsula
Recognition and Credibility
We are already an award winning newspaper. In just it first year, The Rockaway Times was honored by the New York Press Association for its Special Sandy edition.
Publisher and editor-in chief Kevin Boyle has won numerous awards at the annual New York Press Association convention.
The Rockaway Times is recognized by other media thereby bolstering its brand. The New York Times, The Daily News and The NY Observer have written articles about us. We are featured weekly on Time Warner’s NY1 In The Newspapers segment.
Our stories have been picked up by The Washington Post, New York Post, CBS-TV, Fox-News and many other media outlets.
The Rockaway Times got us the best response we’ve ever had in Rockaway.
-Peri Robinson, Loconsolo, Paint Store of Avenue U, Brooklyn
Your upbeat tone in the paper is making a difference! We’re getting new customers all the time because people love The Rockaway Times! We’ll be advertising for a long time!
-Helen Kilgallen, Ocean Bliss Yoga, Rockaway Park, Queens
Display Ad Information -- All ads are COLOR
- Formats: PDF, PSD, JPG, INDD, AI, (300dpi)
FULL PAGE 8.75" w x 11.5" d
HALF HORIZONTAL 8.75" w x 5.6875" d
HALF VERTICAL 4.313" w x 11.5" d
QUARTER 4.313" w x 5.6875" d
EIGHTH 4.313" w x 2.78125" d
Ad Rates – One time: Color
Full Page: $600
4-8 consecutive weeks:
Full Page: $550
9 weeks + (consecutive)
Full page: $525
Half page: $300