Media Kit

The SouthCoast Media Group and SouthCoastToday.com provide unparalleled coverage of our community. Written by locals, for locals, our team is proud to live, play and work in the community we serve.

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     In a world of increasing advertising options, newspapers continue to be the most trusted medium and the top choice for shopping and checking advertising.
     We offer a comprehensive selection of quality digital and print products to help grow business and more easily navigate the market’s competitive media landscape.
     SouthCoast Media Group is a consultative media company serving residents of the 

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SouthCoast area in Massachusetts. The group provides businesses with the means to deliver their message to the right audience in the most effective way. In addition to The Standard Times, SouthCoast Media Group offers robust digital content on SouthCoastToday.com, along with a full suite of digital products powered by ThriveHive. Our group of weekly community publications include: The Chronicle, The Spectator, The Advocate, and The Middleboro 

Gazette. These well respected products provide ‘hyper-local’ content targeted to each community.
      Let SouthCoast Media Group help you access your desired market with these exciting, highly successful marketing products from one, central strategic marketing resource where trustworthy brands, credible research and local knowledge work together to provide you with results.

Total Population

272,350

Total Households

106,454

Average Household Income

$83,597

Age

18-34

35-44

45-54

55+


MEDIAN

AGE 50 


Education
(adults age 25+)

Employment
(population age 16+)

Executive/Professional/Mgr. 

Office/Administrative Support

Sales

Healthcare

Services

College Graduate

Some College, no degree

High School Graduate

Other

Household Income

Own a Home

Under $35,000

$35,000-$49,999

$50,000-$74,999

$75,000+

Children at Home

Base Total Households 106,454

2018 Claritas, SouthCoast Media Group Coverage Area, MA (zips 02346-47, 02532, 02538, 02571, 02576, 02702, 02717, 02719, 02738-40, 02743-48, 02770, 02790)

Consumer Spending - SouthCoast Media Group Coverage Area, MA

Demographic Profile - SouthCoast Media Group Coverage Area, MA

Total Annual Consumer Spending

$6.7 Billion

Market Reach

We reach your most profitable customers.

Print & digital newspaper delivers 6 out of 10 shoppers

southcoasttoday.com

Average Monthly Traffic

Page Views

Unique Visitors

Google Analytics Jan-Dec 2018

3.09 Million

435,680

Digital Traffic

61%

60%

61%

57%

67%

67%

52%

56%

65%

64%

57%

Print & Digital Reach

Total Adults

Men

Women

Adults Age 18-54

Adults Age 55+

College Educated Adults

High School Graduates

HHI under $50,000

HHI $50,000+

Homeowners

Families with Children in the Home

Scarborough USA+ 2018 R1, National average; INA+ Audience (weekly print, monthly digital)

$243
$54
$224
$209
$556
$553
$1076
$63
$111
$280
$349

2018 Environics Analytics, SouthCoast Media Group Coverage Area, MA (zips 02346-47, 02532, 02538, 02571, 02576, 02702, 02717, 02719, 02738-40, 02743-48, 02770, 02790

Expenditure
 (in millions)

Key Consumer Categories  

Apparel
Computers, Software & Accessories  

Education

Household Furnishing and Appliances

Health Care

Groceries

Automotive - All

Pet Related

Sports & Recreation

Travel

Dining Out

Multi-Media Solutions

We offer a large variety of print products and other creative solutions to grow your business:
        Premium Placement
        Special Sections
        Magazines 
        Total Market Coverage
        Polybags

Print Products

Leverage the Power of Promotions

Promotions provide the strength of integrated media with high engagement and database growth.

Dominate our website with one of these units

Edge Unit-distribute your message with video or slideshows
Site Takeover-dominate the homepage or section front

Premium units

Creative Solutions

Our award-wining designers specialize in creating ads that help you dominate the space, both digital and print.

Digital and print

Digital and print advertising created to support your campaign and reach our total audience.

Custom creative

Designed to attract and engage online and in print. Our experience has created success stories for small shops and large enterprises alike.

Social Media feeds

Develop a constant connection with your audience by integrating features including social media feeds.

Custom projects

Custom projects such as logos, podcast headers, identity packages and collateral.

The SouthCoast Media Group and SouthCoastToday.com provide unparalleled coverage of our community. Written by locals, for locals, our team is proud to live, play and work in the community we serve.    

SouthCoastToday.com

25 Elm Street • New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 997-7411

Display Advertising: (508) 979-4360 

Classified Advertising: (508) 979-4408 

Digital Advertising: (508) 979-4374 

Subscriber Services: (800) 445-7482 

Newsroom: (508) 979-4440

Trusted. Local. Engaged.

How to Reach Us

34%   

18%

32%  

16%

64,792

34,904

60,644

31,670

9%   

7%

6%  

7%

20%  

27%

14%

17%  

42%

60,038

34,221

37,080 

91,277

 29%  

12%  

16%  

43%

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Photo by John Smith, The Star 2018

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Live Chat Leads
24/7 instant gratification for web visitors by connecting them to a live person with no wait times.

We are a Leader in Digital Marketing Solutions

Total Website Plus
A responsive website that grows with your business, tracks your leads and includes a CPM tools to make marketing your business easy, efficient and affordable.

Search Engine Optimization
Be found on search results by consumers who are actively researching. Our SEO packages include all the components for you to get found online and win business.

Local Listings Builder
Be there when consumer are looking for your product or service online. Our solution includes Listing Distribution, Profile Claiming and Reputation Monitoring to ensure you are found.

Search Engine Marketing
Get in front of consumers actively searching for your products or service at the exact time they are searching for it.

Website Retargeting
Reach prospects that have shown an initial interest in your offering, Increase the odds that your business will be the first one they remember when they're ready to buy.

Direct Mail
Targeting delivery of your unique message or offer to your ideal customer - with guaranteed engagement rates.

Video Advertising
Be dominant on youTube, Social, Connected TV and Display. We have you covered across multiple channels with carefully crafted advertising campaigns and top-notch video production.

Native Content Marketing
Engage consumers with content created to appeal to our audience (your prime prospects). Position yourself as an expert resource.

Digital Display
Build your brand and tell your story to the right audience on the most-trusted sites.

Social Advertising
Showcase your products and services with social media. Targeted campaigns can also improve your brand recognition, increase consumer loyalty and deliver traffic to your website.

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We are the ONE SOURCE for your customized solution.

Solutions to build your brand and your business.

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Women

52%
113,542

Men

48%
106,074

31,318

12,268

17,432

45,436

66%

31%      

69,724

33,119

We offer a large variety of print products and other creative solutions to grow your business:
        Premium Placement
        Special Sections
        Magazines 
        Total Market Coverage
        Weekly Publications
        TV Times
        PID Program
        Adhere Program

Print Products

Print Advertising