Media Kit

The Herald-Journal and GoUpstate.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.

864-562-7351

     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 solutions to positively impact sales by connecting your business with potential shoppers.

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      The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, founded in 1842, is based in Spartanburg, South Carolina and serves the Upstate region consisting of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties. The Herald-Journal prides itself in the development and delivery of a quality news and advertising product. It has won many state and national press awards in the last year including 

the President’s Cup for overall excellence from the South Carolina Press Association and its sports sections featuring football was recognized by the Associated Press Sports Editors as being one of the top 10 in the country. GoUpstate.com boasts millions of page views and over a half million unique users monthly spending in excess of ten minutes per visit.

Total Population

391,058

Total Households

151,150

Average Household Income

$63,712

Age

18-34

35-44

45-54

55+


MEDIAN

AGE 48 


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 151,150

2018 Claritas, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union Counties, SC

Consumer Spending - Tri-County Market

Demographic Profile - Tri-County Market

Total Annual Consumer Spending

$7.4 Billion

Market Reach

We reach your most profitable customers.

Print & digital newspaper delivers 6 out of 10 shoppers

GoUpstate.com

Average Monthly Traffic

Page Views

Unique Visitors

Google Analytics Jan-Dec 2018

5.01 Million

520,246

Digital Traffic

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)

61%

60%

61%

57%

67%

67%

52%

56%

65%

64%

57%

$251
$57
$137
$251
$678
$629
$1517
$89
$91
$244
$370

2018 Environics Analytics, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union Counties, SC

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 Herald-Journal and GoUpstate.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.

GoUpstate.com

189 W. Main St • Spartanburg, SC 29306

(864) 562-7351

Display Advertising: (864) 562-7351 

Classified Advertising: (864) 582-2104 

Circulation: (864) 582-8558 

Newsroom: (864) 562-7218

Trusted. Local. Engaged.

How to Reach Us

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55,703 

80,295

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We will help you increase your sales.

Welcome to the Herald-Journal — We reach your most profitable customers. 

Photo by John Smith, The Star 2018

Photo by John Smith, The Star 2018

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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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Women

52%
157,482

Men

48%
143,843

56,973

23,012

26,853

44,312

70%

34%      

105,852

51,829

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

Print Advertising

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