Display advertising in The Crestone Eagle newspaper offers an excellent return on investment. Since our readers are a highly concentrated demographic of individuals and businesses interested in local events and offerings, every ad is intentionally perused. Whatever your business, know that your ad will be seen.

Your ad will also be visible in our digital edition, the Eagle Digisub (View a sample of our Digisub).

Since The Crestone Eagle is a monthly publication, your ad is viewed the whole month through, and not discarded after a day or a week. Plus, our website is updated weekly!

Display Ad Submissions Specifications:

When placing your ad, the submission deadline for the upcoming issue of The Crestone Eagle is the 20th of the current month. All ads must be submitted camera-ready by this date. All new ad accounts must be pre-paid.

If you need assistance creating your ad, we provide thirty minutes of design time included in the purchase of your ad. Please contact us by the 18th of the current month is you need design assistance with your ad.

There are several ways to submit your ad. Please read through our display advertising specifications below:

Email: ads@crestoneeagle.com
Note: Please DO NOT send files in the following formats:
.pub, .mix, .ppt. or in any other Windows format.

.pdf, .psd, .jpg, .tiff, packaged InDesign folders

GRAPHICS: All graphics, submitted electronically, must meet the following requirements.

The Crestone Eagle is not responsible for the reproduction quality of ads that have not met these specifications:

Gray scale or black & white, please. (No RGB, CMYK)
200 minimum dpi (more is better) at full size.
Proper size or proportions (click here for ad sizes).
No color ads: We are a black & white publication. We will accept color photos and graphics to be scanned for use in ads. We will convert them to black & white.

Payment: All payments must be received via U.S. mail by check, credit card, or PayPal. If you are mailing your check to us, please use the following address:

U.S. Mail PO Box 101, Crestone, CO 81131

While we encourage you to be creative with your ads, we do have certain specifications that help us create a consistent and cohesive newspaper.

Column Widths: 1 column = 2.25″ | 2 columns = 4.75″ | 3 columns = 7.25″ | 4 columns = 9.75″
Column Heights: You can increase the height of your ad by 1/2 inch increments.
Example: You could have a 2 column x 4″ high ad, or a 3 column x 6.5″ high ad, etc.

Our ad rates are calculated by the column inch. Current rates are $12 per column inch. Please use the simple chart below to calculate your ad costs. We offer discounted rates for larger sized ads.

Click here for our latest ad prices.