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Reserve your space today in the 2016 Fall Guide!

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The Reader’s Quarterly Guides are the keys to the culture in the Quad Cities.

Your brand, message, and advertising reaches over 45,000 readers adjacent to over 1,400 events, all in a single issue! From live music and theater to museums and health classes, sports and lectures to art exhibits and festivals – the Fall Guide has it all in one easy to read, organized compendium, covering September, October, and November (browse the 2016 Summer Guide, on stands now). If it’s happening in the Quad Cities this fall, you’ll find it in our 2016 Fall Guide!

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The Fall Guide includes a special resource just for families, too: the KWQC Family Fun Guide, which showcases all the great things kids and families can do in the Quad Cities throughout the season!

Maximize your reach with three months of advertising in a single comprehensive issue.

17,500 copies of the September 1 issue will be picked up at over 800 locations throughout the Quad Cities. An additional 4,500 overrun copies will be picked up throughout the rest of fall via re-distribution. Click here to see our distribution list.

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Reserve space by August 24 – Published September 1

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FRONT COVER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

Your business can be the sponsor of What’s Going On in the Quad Cities all season long! Cover sponsorship includes:

  • Professional photography shoot
  • CD or Dropbox of photos for additional usage
  • Cover imagery and logo for the 2016 Fall Guide
  • Full page ad in the Fall Guide, or 1/2 page ad in the Guide and 1/2 page ad later
  • Overrun of Fall Guide distributed for next 2.5 months at over 200 high traffic locations
  • Cover imagery featured on KWQC TV-6 News promotional commercials
  • Cover featured in all cross promotion in print, online and social media

Deadline for securing Cover Sponsorship is August 12, 2016!


CALL OR EMAIL LAUREN WOOD TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY!

(563) 324-0049 | sales@rcreader.com

Want to make the most of your advertising? Try our Four Seasons Special and save 20% on your advertising in all four seasonal guides!


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The 2016 Spring/Summer Dining Guide is coming!

The Spring/Summer Quad Cities Dining Guide is approaching, and with it comes a great opportunity to get your business in the hands of over 50,000 hungry readers!

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Inside, you’ll find complimentary listings of every restaurant in the QC area, with highlighted listings for all advertisers in both the print and online editions. 22,000 copies are picked up inside the April 28 Reader issue, with 8,000 additional copies re-distributed over the next 6 months at over 800 locations.

700+ Listings | 50k Readers | 30,000 Issues

Advertise in the area’s most comprehensive dining resource and stand out to a targeted audience with time for entertainment, disposable income, and a hunger for information about stellar dining opportunities! Browse our previous edition below and see why so many dining establishments choose the Quad Cities Dining Guide to excite and educate potential customers.2016-Spring-DG-Browse-Arrow

Space reservation by April 6  Published April 28

 

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Reserve your space today by contacting sales@rcreader.com or 563-324-0049.

NOTE: The cover position is a paid position. Inquire with your rep about availability.


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Your restaurant listing is complimentary in print and online at QuadCitiesDiningGuide.com.
All display advertisers receive a free highlighted listing!

Act now and save!


Questions? Contact us at 563-324-0049 or at sales@rcreader.com
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Book your space in the 2016 Spring Guide!

2015 Spring GuideThe Reader’s Quarterly Guides are the keys to the culture in the Quad Cities.

Over 1,400 events from live music and theater to museums and health classes to sporting events and lectures to art exhibits and festivals in an easy to read, organized compendium, covering March, April, and May. If it’s happening in the QCs this winter, you’ll find it in the Spring Guide.

Browse the 2015 Winter Guide, on stands now.

 


2015 Summer Family Fun Guide

The Reader’s seasonal Kids’ Calendar is HUGE, and we’re pleased to partner with KWQC to help promote the Family Fun Guide within the Reader Spring Guide to showcase all the great things for kids and families to do in the Quad Cities throughout the season.


Maximize your reach with three months of advertising in a single comprehensive issue.

17,500 copies of the March 17 issue will be picked up at over 800 locations throughout the Quad Cities. An additional 4,500 overrun copies will be picked up throughout the rest of spring via re-distribution. Click here to see our distribution list.

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Reserve space by March 9 – Published March 17

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Hello, 2016!

Happy New Year to you and yours, from all of us here at the River Cities’ Reader!


Pub-Cal-Download-Footer-ImageOur 2016 Publishing Calendar is now available. Download it here to keep up-to-date with all we have happening in 2016.

What’s inside:

  • Complete 2016 Publishing Calendar, including every Reader, Seasonal Guide, and Dining Guide
  • Print advertising rates
  • Artwork dimensions
  • Deadline information
  • Web ad sizes and rates

 

Let’s catch up!

Give us a call at 563-324-0049 and explore your advertising options in the Reader as we enter our 23rd year of arts, entertainment, and politics in the Quad Cities.

The 2015 Winter Guide

The Reader’s 2015 Winter Guide is coming soon – reserve your space today!

The 2014 Winter GuideThe Reader’s Quarterly Guides are the keys to the culture in the Quad Cities.

Over 1,400 events from live music and theater to museums and health classes to sporting events and lectures to art exhibits and festivals in an easy to read, organized compendium, covering December, January, and February. If it’s happening in the QCs this winter, you’ll find it in the Winter Guide.

Browse the 2015 Fall Guide here.


2015 Summer Family Fun Guide

The Reader’s seasonal Kids’ Calendar is HUGE, and we’re pleased to partner with KWQC to help promote the Family Fun Guide within the Reader Winter Guide to showcase all the great things for kids and families to do in the Quad Cities throughout the season.


Maximize your presence with three months of advertising in a single comprehensive issue.

17,500 copies of the November 25 issue will be picked up at over 800 locations throughout the Quad Cities. An additional 4,500 overrun copies will be picked up throughout the rest of winter via re-distribution. Click here to see our distribution list.2015 Winter Press Run = 22,000

Reserve space by November 17 – Published November 25

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Eliminate the "I dunno" in your customers' daily quest for lunch.

We have the answer to lunch’s greatest question.

The Fall/Winter Quad Cities Dining Guide provides your customers with the answers to lunch’s greatest questions (plus breakfast and dinner, too).

What's inside the Quad Cities Dining Guide?

Inside, you’ll find complimentary listings of every restaurant in the QC area, with highlighted listings for all advertisers in both the print and online editions. 22,000 copies are picked up inside the October 15 Reader issue, with 8,000 additional copies re-distributed over the next 6 months at over 800 locations.

700+ Listings | 50k Readers | 30,000 Issues

Advertise in the area’s most comprehensive dining resource and stand out to a targeted audience with time for entertainment, disposable income, and a hunger for information about stellar dining opportunities! Browse our previous edition below and see why so many dining establishments choose the Quad Cities Dining Guide to excite and educate potential customers.Browse the 2014 Fall/Winter Dining Guide

Reserve your space today by contacting sales@rcreader.com or 563-324-0049.

NOTE: The cover position is a paid position. Inquire with your rep about availability.


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The 2015 Fall Guide is approaching!

The 2014 Fall GuideThe Reader’s Quarterly Guides are the keys to the culture in the Quad Cities.

Over 1,400 events from live music and theater to museums and health classes to sporting events and lectures to art exhibits and festivals in an easy to read, organized compendium, covering September, October, and November. If it’s happening in the QCs this fall, you’ll find it in the Fall Guide.

Browse the 2015 Summer Guide here.


2015 Summer Family Fun Guide

The Reader’s seasonal Kids’ Calendar is HUGE, and we’re pleased to partner with KWQC to help promote the Family Fun Guide within the Reader Summer Guide to showcase all the great things for kids and families to do in the Quad Cities throughout summer.


Maximize your presence with three months of advertising in a single comprehensive issue.

17,500 copies of the September 3 issue will be picked up at over 800 locations throughout the Quad Cities. An additional 4,500 overrun copies will be picked up throughout the rest of fall via re-distribution. Click here to see our distribution list.2015 Fall Press Run = 22,000

Reserve space by August 26 – Published September 3

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Reader Demographics

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Who reads the Reader? Our Demographics have a lot to say about our audience – they’re educated, they participate in the local scene, and they’re active consumers at area businesses.

See how the Reader’s audience compares to other local publications when it comes to shopping at these establishments in particular: