Shillong Times Newspaper Ads

Launched in 1945, Shillong Times is North-East India’s oldest broadsheet English daily newspaper. Headquartered in Rilbong, Shillong, Assam, it also publishes an issue from Tura in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya and has a daily circulation exceeding 17,100 copies.

The newspaper keeps its readers up to date with the latest local, regional, national and international news covering subjects ranging from politics and business to sports and entertainment. All of this contributes to the newspaper’s popularity among readers.

Among a choice of media – print (newspapers, magazines), broadcast (TV, radio), outdoor or out of home (OOH), internet – newspapers have proved their cost-effectiveness over the years. This is particularly as they can reach a wider public and can remain as reference points longer than the others.

Shillong Times newspaper advertisement carry ads in three formats:

Classified Text Ad: The cheapest option of advertising is in the form of text ads in the classified section. These are printed on Shillong Times’s classified pages in run-on-line (ROL) text format. At extra cost, enhancements like screen, tick, colour for more visibility can be made. Ads are charged according to the number of lines used subject to a minimum of 5 lines.

Classified Display Ad: A costlier option is charged per square cm of the area used for the advertisement. There is a constraint to the size of Classified Display (CD) Ads, but it can be customised using logo, image, different fonts and colour to enhance the advertisement. Classified Display Ads appear on a specific page or supplement of the newspaper.

Display Ad: This costliest option has no constraints about the sizes of the ads and is also charged per square cm of the area used for the advertisement. One can choose Full Page, Half Page, Quarter Page or any other size of ad besides the Page and Position.

Rebates: Every edition of Shillong Times has a different rate. However, repetition in the same edition or combo-rates with more than one edition may result in an overall cost-reduction.

The variety of Shillong Times ads include matrimonial, public notices, property, recruitment, court notices, education, change of name, business, personal, lost and found, obituary, remembrance, travel, services, computer etc.

Benefits of advertising in Shillong Times can be instantly available at no extra cost by contacting which is the online arm of a full-fledged advertising agency fully accredited with the Indian Newspaper Society (INS). It passes on any discounts and concessions worked out with Shillong Times.

This can be achieved by the following simple steps:

1.) Select the ad format from Classified Text, Classified Display or Display Ad
2.) Select the ad category from matrimonial, public notices, property etc.
3.) Compose ad using restrictions in the ad format
4.) Select release dates, preferred offers and make payments

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