With average monthly page views exceeding 200,000, ThePlainsman.com is the prime location for your company or organization to advertise. With The Plainsman's wide audience, you'll reach thousands of students, parents and alumni.

The Plainsman also publishes three weekly podcasts during the fall and spring semesters and a daily email newsletter throughout the year that are great places for advertising. 

WEBSITE AD RATES:

  • Leaderboard (728x90 pixels desktop, 320x50 mobile): $200 weekly, $650 monthly
  • Top Display (300x250 pixels): $200 weekly, $650 monthly 
  • Bottom Display (300x250 pixels): $200 weekly, $650 monthly

PODCAST AD RATES:

  • One minute: $50
  • 30 seconds: $25 

Prices reflect a full week of advertising (three podcasts). We accept both fully recorded advertisements and scripts to be read by the podcast host.

SOCIAL MEDIA AD RATES:

  • One Facebook post: $75
  • One Instagram post: $75
  • One Tweet: $65
  • 10 Facebook posts: $650
  • 10 Instagram posts: $650
  • 10 Tweets: $550

NEWSLETTER AD RATES:

  • Leaderboard (728x90 pixels): $150 weekly, $550 monthly
  • Bottom Display (728x728 pixels): $100 weekly, $350 monthly

NEWSTAND POSTER AD RATES:

  • Poster A (18.5" x 36" tall): $150 weekly, $425 monthly — There are 10 Poster A locations on campus, including five in the Student Center.
  • Poster B (25.75" x 48.5" tall): $150 weekly, $425 monthly — There are nine Poster B locations on campus, including two in the Haley Center, two in Ralph Brown Draughon Library and two in Lowder Hall. 

Posters must be provided by the advertiser.



For more advertising options, email admanager@theplainsman.com, call (334)-844-4057 or check out our ratecard. 

While no longer printing a weekly paper, The Plainsman still publishes several special sections each year, including issues devoted to the Iron Bowl, Camp War Eagle and a special Welcome Back issue.

You can take advantage of the wide distribution of these special sections. Choose one of our five convenient, modular ad sizes to reserve your space in the high-profile special sections of The Auburn Plainsman.

Publication dates for the 2021–2022 year will be made available soon. Email admanager@theplainsman.com for more information.

ON-CAMPUS RATES:

  • Full Page Ad (5 Col x 9.75"): $520
  • Half Page Ad (5 Col x 5"): $260
  • Side Tab (2 Col x 9.75"): $200
  • Bottom Wide Tab (3 Col x 5"): $155
  • Bottom Tab (2 Col x 5"): $100

*Applies to organizations, departments and businesses on Auburn University's campus.

OFF-CAMPUS RATES:

  • Full Page Ad (5 Col x 9.75"): $650
  • Half Page Ad (5 Col x 5"): $325
  • Side Tab (2 Col x 9.75"): $260
  • Bottom Wide Tab (3 Col x 5"): $195
  • Bottom Tab (2 Col x 5"): $130

CONTRACTS:

Discounts are offered to frequent advertisers. Ads can be run in both broadsheet and special issues. You pick the issues.

  • 6 ads/year 5% off the prevailing rate.
  • 9 ads/year 10% off the prevailing rate.
  • 12 ads/year 15% off the prevailing rate. 
  • 15 ads/year 20% off the prevailing rate.
  • 30+ ads/year 25% off the prevailing rate.

NEWSTAND POSTER AD RATES:

  • Poster A (18.5" x 36" tall): $150 weekly, $425 monthly — There are 10 Poster A locations on campus, including five in the Student Center.
  • Poster B (25.75" x 48.5" tall): $150 weekly, $425 monthly —There are nine Poster B locations on campus, including two in the Haley Center, two in Ralph Brown Draughon Library and two in Lowder Hall. 

Posters must be provided by the advertiser.