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The Big Lake Times
P.O. Box 520481
Big Lake, Alaska 99652-0481
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This is an excellent opportunity to get your message out to a focused audience while supporting a Community news source. We offer text, block and banner ads for a reasonable price. You supply the art for your display ad or we can do it for a small fee. Fees are negotiable, and we accept barter.
The Big Lake Times receives a lot of traffic, local as well as global. We’re active on social media and this also generates a lot of traffic to our site. Your ad will be seen many times by locals and internet connections alike. Think local, sell global.
Text Ads: Appears on every page, $45/month, up to 6 lines plus a colorful header/link, colors of your choice, custom fonts available, with a link to your site or event. See examples. 3 Month Special Offer: $100. 6 Month Special Offer: $175 (that’s only $29.17/month!). Include a Press Release for free.
Banner ads, size approximate and negotiable:
~300 x 100 top $120/month banner, 3 months for $300, 6 months for just $500, appears at the header of every page.
~300 x 250 right side top box $145/month, 3 months for $385, 6 months for just $600. Appears on every page below the weather. Best value. See examples.
Other sizes and placements available.
Includes an embedded link to your site so a reader can click on your message, and search engines will index you. You may also consider including a press release with a story about your business, event, or other material. This may be a sponsored story, price is negotiable, free with an ad purchase. Stories of community interest are free stories and we welcome your submission. You may include images, but they must meet our editorial standards.
Discounts available for selecting 2 or more advertising venues. Send us your advertising artwork and text, or custom request today. We will work with you to maximize your advertising dollars.
We do not accept flashing or or otherwise annoying ads, or ads for pornographic websites or services, or any illegal activity. We reserve the right to reject any ad that is in conflict with our editorial standards, or that may offend the community. We do not allow affiliate links for gambling, get-rich-quick schemes, multi-level marketing programs, disreputable merchants, pornography, malware, or phishing-type scams. We also do not allow sites that exist primarily to drive traffic to affiliate links. We actively delete spam messages.
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Don’t have a website? We can set a nice one up for you for as little as $150, does not include Domain Registration (about $35/year) or hosting (about $10/month). You retain all rights to your Domain, images, etc.
The Big Lake Times community is an online service provider as defined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
We provide legal copyright owners with the ability to self-publish the Big Lake Times community by uploading, storing and displaying images and texts.
We do not actively monitor, screen or otherwise review the media which is uploaded to our servers by users of the service, but we have moderators and admins.
We take copyright violation very seriously and will vigorously protect the rights of legal copyright owners.
If you are the copyright owner of content which appears in the Big Lake Times community and you did not authorize the use of the content you must notify us in writing in order for us to identify the allegedly infringing content and take action.
You need to make a written notice via certified mail, return receipt, postal mail to:
The Big Lake Times
P.O. Box 520481
Big Lake Alaska 99652-0481
Your written notice must include the following:
Specific identification of the copyrighted work which you are alleging to have been infringed.
Specific identification of the location and description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity with enough detailed information to permit us to locate the material. You should include the specific URL or URLs of the webpages where the allegedly infringing material is located.
Information reasonably sufficient to allow us to contact the complaining party which may include a name, address, telephone number and electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. This statement should be Notarized by a Notary Public or similar official in your jurisdiction, otherwise there will be a delay while we verify your information. It’s your responsibility to prove that you are the copyright owner of the material. We do not take the responsibility of ownership lightly.
We will be unable to take any action if you do not provide us with the required information, so please provide us all information accurately and completely. We value your security and privacy and so you will have to provide us with information to prove that it’s really you. The Big Lake Times will never contact you for this information, but if you contact us, we will contact you for a follow-up and verification.
Please also note that under applicable law, 17 U.S.C. 512 (f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to civil and criminal liability. And we have lawyers.