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Online ad costs are based on a live time of one week.
Preferred placement is based on a space-available basis.
All ads include free link to your homepage.

Open rate

Ad type
Small Side Banner
180 x 180
Medium Side Banner
180 x 260
Large Side Banner
180 x 360
Top Banner
600 x 100

*size is denoted in pixels.
Business Spotlights
Take your ad to the next level with our business spotlight. These in-depth articles can be accessed from our home page and feature your business and a photo of you or your company in action. For your business’ feature story, one of our reporters will interview you and complete a 500-word story on your business. Your Spotlight stays on our website for six months, with your purchase. You can renew your Spotlight every six months and make changes as you need. Cost is $650 for 500-word story ($1,200 for 1,000 words). Renewal is $300 per six months or $550 for one year. Ask your ad rep about renewal discounts for 1,000-word stories.
Do you have a new addition to your family? Did your young athlete star in his or her last game? Toot your own horn through’s announcements page. Cost is $50 per 50 words plus one photo. Additional photos, add $5 each. We will also provide you a newspaper-style print out of your announcement at no extra charge.
Wedding announcements
Celebrate the happiest day of your life by announcing your wedding and/or engagement on For $85 we will print the details you wish to give of your wedding or engagement on your own page on our website, complete with a photo of the happy couple and a link to your bridal website, if you choose. If you purchase an engagement announcement and would like to purchase a wedding announcement for your big day, we will take $25 off the price of your wedding announcement. Both wedding and engagement announcements come with a newspaper-style print out at no extra charge.
In your most difficult hours, strives to give you peace of mind when letting others know of your loved one’s death. Our flat obituary rate will help you and your family efficiently and accurately develop your loved one’s obituary so that you can attend to other matters. Our rate is 33 cents per word plus a photo. We will gladly work with you, an appointed family representative or your chosen funeral home to accommodate your needs. Obituaries are archived on our website forever. We will also provide you with a newspaper-style print out of your loved one’s obituary at no extra charge.
Our classifieds section can help you with finding a buyer or seller. Our rate is $1 a word for up to 25 words. Twenty-six or more words is 75 cents a word. This rate applies to garage/yard/estate sales, autos for sale, homes for sell/rent/lease, want to buy, animals for sell, services offered, looking for services, personal announcements and looking for work. If you are giving something away, such as free kittens, that ad is free.
Frequency discounts
Frequency discounts are available on contracted ads running on a systematic basis at least four times. They can run weekly, semi-weekly, or monthly. Discounts are:
4 to 10-run contract: 10 percent
11 to 20-run contract: 15 percent
21 to 30-run contract: 20 percent
31 to 40-run contract: 25 percent
41 or more: Negotiable
Ad Specifications
Online ads should be designed in pixels according to the dimension sold at a 72 dpi resolution in RGB mode
The proper file formats accepted are .jpg (.jpeg), .gif, .png or .swf
For any Flash created ads, please provide the original .fla file
Payment for announcement and classified ads is due upon agreement of contract.
First-time retail advertisers are required to pay up front 25 percent of the total cost of their advertisement contract. Billing occurs immediately after the ad first appears in Payment must be made in full by 10 business days after the expiration of the contract.

Advertising Policy

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We encourage all Deer Park and surrounding businesses to re-invest into the community by advertising in our publication. Our staff will assist you in finding the right kind of advertising for you, regardless of your budget. Advertising in shows our readers – your customers – that you continually invest in the community. For all advertising information, please call 281-476-1127.

How it works understands times are tough. However, if businesses demonstrate they are pushing through these tough times, consumers gain confidence in their spending habits, especially within their community. Our staff members will visit with you and hear your concerns about advertising. We will walk you through the entire process, step-by-step and leave no question unanswered.
Advertising rates are set by the management of, and are at fair market value. Discounts are available for not-for-profit (verified United States Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3))), organizations, including school, worship, civic and scouting groups. Contact for more details.
One-time ads are offered at the open market rate. This is the base rate for the market. Discounts are available for contract advertising (four or more consecutive runs). does not offer discounts on political advertising, even with contract advertising. All political advertising will be sold at our current, published open-rate. Political advertising must be paid in full prior to the placement of the ad. For information on what constitutes political advertising, please visit the Texas Ethics Commission’s policy on political advertising at:
If you need assistance building your ad, we can help. Our designers are willing and able to build your ad to your specifications, with an additional charge. Once we build your ad, we keep it on file forever! If you have an ad that you have built and will supply, that’s okay too! Talk to your ad representative about special discounts for your ready-to-go ad.
You will have the opportunity to proof your ad once it is ready and can make changes. The ad will not appear in without your approval. Once you approve your ad, the ad will run as-is, unless you contact with the change prior to our deadline. will not be held liable for changes, mistakes or discrepancies after the customer has approved the ad. Also, if we, at our option, accept liability for an error, in no event shall our liability for your use of our advertising services exceed the amount you paid for the use of the services. does not imply or infer to be a third party between any advertiser and a potential customer.

Classifieds also provides a marketplace for individuals to buy or sell wares as they need. also offers classified display advertising. This is primarily used for employment and legal notices. However, if you want your ad (such as a garage sale or auto for sale) to stand out more, this option could be for you. See our rate card for more details.
Real estate advertisements, Equal housingYou will not submit to for publication, and will not knowingly publish, any advertisement for the sale, rental, or financing of a dwelling that states any preference, limitation, or discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Such advertisements violate Section 804(c) of the Fair Housing Act and other federal and state laws. More information about fair housing and equal opportunity laws is available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by calling HUD toll-free 800-669-9777 (for hearing-impaired: 800-927-9275).
Auto sales’s classified marketplace does not imply that we sell vehicles directly. We are never a party to any transaction between buyers and sellers. Therefore, does not guarantee any vehicle or any transaction between a buyer and seller, collect or process payment or transfer of title on behalf of buyers or sellers, or warehouse, store, ship or deliver any vehicles.
First-time advertisers are required to pay up front 25 percent of the total cost of their advertisement. Billing occurs immediately after the ad first appears in Payment must be made in full by 10 business days after the expiration of the contract.
Fundraising events does not charge to publish your fundraising event in text-only format on our calendar of events pages. See the “Events” listing in the Editorial Policy for more information.
We accept advertising from legitimate businesses, persons, services and government entities in and around our community. However, reserves to right to refuse advertising that:
            - is false, malicious, libelous, scandalous or inappropriate;
            - infers endorsement by our publication (unless approved by InsideDP representatives);
            - incites confusion among the general population; or
            - misrepresents a company or figure.
Should an advertisement be found to solicit illegal, false, malicious or libelous services or messages, the ad will be removed without refund. Illegal activity will be reported to law enforcement officials and will fully cooperate with the investigation.

Any advertisement designed and produced by staff, published or unpublished is the property of Should the client want to use an ad designed and produced by in another publication, we will gladly oblige and send electronically at no charge.