Advertise with Valdez City News

vcnadadThank you for your interest in advertising with Valdez City News.

Valdez City News (VCN) is an online advertising and publishing service. It is our mission to provide advertisers with industry leading technology that will promote their businesses to a large and loyal readership.

VCN offers a unique model to deliver news and information.  In addition to our paid reporting staff, VCN embraces a citizen based contribution system that instantly delivers current and relevant community information through our WordPress powered news feed.

Google_Ad_Manager_logoWe use the powerful and flexible Google Doubleclick for Publishers service to place your advertisement. All advertisement’s are placed on the sidebar and in-article, and rotate their order in a random fashion on every page load. See the current advertisement’s to the right for examples of the different ad sizes we offer.

Seward, Alaska Advertising:  Advertising on our sister site at is also available. Seward City News has great coverage of the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage and beyond.


Google_Analytics_2014VCN uses the powerful Google Doubleclick for Publishers online advertising service and Google Analytics service’s from which we can provide our advertisers with valuable reports to gather feedback on the success of advertising campaigns.

Social Media

FB-f-Logo__blue_144Every VCN article is automatically published to the timeline of our Facebook Page that has a rapidly growing fan base. Twitter, RSS, and other social network components are also integrated into our site and constantly increase visitor traffic. Your ad will also link to your web site, Facebook Page, or any other site’s you own.

Advertising Rates

2016 Advertising Rates

Small AdMedium AdLarge Ad
Size in pixels300 x 250300 x 500300 x 750

A 10% discount is available to qualified non-profit organizations.

Pay-per-impression rate’s are available on request.

Exclusive in-article advertisements are available for an additional fee.

Valdez City News can create your ad for you at no additional cost. We encourage businesses to provide their own logo’s and branding information. Company logo’s and branding can also be created by VCN for an additional fee. Current ad placements are edited free of charge.

Ad creation is a free service provided to VCN customers to be published on only. These ads are not to be redistributed to other publications. However, our graphic artists are available to create ads for other publications for an additional charge.

Prices are subject to change between peak and off-peak seasons. Current customers are not affected by rate changes during current campaigns.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to place an order, contact us any day of the week.


Seward Data Services LLC

P.O. Box 2096

Seward, AK 99664

Payment Information

Once a rate is established, we will send you an electronic invoice via email. Valdez City News accepts all major credit cards and PayPal, or you may send us a check to the address above.