The Shillong Times is an English daily published from Meghalaya since the year 1945. It began as a weekly tabloid but switched to broadsheet format in 1991. Later Tura edition was also introduced. It also publishes the lone daily in Garo language under the name “Salantini Janera”. All types of ads, classified and display find a place in this daily. The rates are competitive and it offers combo packages too. If people in Meghalaya are to be targeted, this is the paper for you.
Cost of Advertisement in Shillong Times ranges from few hundreds to Lacs. It depends on the type of Ads (Classified or Display), City Circulation of Newspaper, Page positioning, and AD size. Bigger the size with more number of circulation will cost high.
Depending upon the target audience, you should decide the Day of the release of advertisement in Shillong Times. Ex. Wednesday is good for recruitment Ads, Weekday is for Business AD and weekends are good for consumer products.
There are several categories of Advertisement that can be published in Shillong Times. e.x Business, Services, Personal, Statutory Notices, Real Estate, Automobiles, Consumer products, etc
As per AD content Shillong Times may ask for documentation ex. Ads promising quick and guaranteed returns, Court Notices, Lost & found, etc. This is done to safeguard the interest of the readers. Otherwise, there is no such major documentation requirement for publishing Newspaper Ads in Shillong Times.
Front Page, 3rd page & Back Page are the best pages to advertise as they Capture the maximum attention of the reader. Depending upon the budget, Advertisers can decide the Page position of Advertisement. Classified Ads can be published on any page and cannot be preplanned at the time of AD booking.
There are 3 different types of Ads in Shillong Times i.e. Text Classified, Display Classified and Display Ads. Depending upon the media plan, budget and target audience advertisers can select any type of advertisement.
Classified Ads are generally placed in Classified Pages of Shillong Times newspaper. There is no fixed page position for classified Page as it can be printed at any page depending upon the page layout.
We share e-copy of the Newspaper on the day of the AD schedule. Additionally, you can also check e-paper site of Shillong Times for specific edition and date.
In case your AD has not been published in Shillong Times on the scheduled date, you can get it rescheduled or can claim your refund from the AD booking agency. We do a full refund within 7 days of claim acceptance.
The Cut off Time for AD booking is 03:00 pm of the previous day for Publishing Ad in Shillong Times.
Payment is to be processed in advance to book AD in Shillong Times.