Advertise

Say more about your business or group, more often, with The Real MainStream‘s Online Ad system.

The Real MainStream is the only LGBTQ-identified, intersectional, progressive publication serving Illinois and Iowa. We aim to serve marginalized communities including the LGBTQ, BIPOC, women, seniors, people of alternative faiths, and more.

On this website, up to seven ads about your business can circulate throughout 32+ spots, continuously and randomly.

You also receive a free landing page in the Advertiser Directory that includes a map, links to your website and social media, and all of your contact information; free classified ads; and free event listings.

PLEASE NOTE: All nonprofits and community groups receive a MINIMUM 15 percent discount. Occasionally, private businesses can also receive this discount, based on need and commitment. Prepayment for six months or more earns a minimum 7 percent discount. All rates are negotiable.

TRM is funded entirely by advertising revenue, so any effort you make to promote yourself through this website also serves to fund an important and unique community service that is unprecedented throughout Iowa and Illinois.

To learn more, contact Christine Hawes at 319-777-9839 or chris@therealmainstream.com. If you already know what you want, choose from the following Online Ad packages.

5+ Online Ads in Rotation (Best Rate)

Five or more Online Ads in constant rotation throughout 32+ spots on The Real MainStream website. Plus SEO-leveraged Advertiser Directory landing page, free classifieds, and free event listings.

N every 30 days until cancelled
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4 Online Ads in Rotation

Four Online Ads in constant rotation throughout 32+ spots on The Real MainStream website. Plus SEO-leveraged Advertiser Directory landing page, free classifieds, and free event listings.

N every 30 days until cancelled
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3 Online Ads in Rotation

Three Online Ads in constant rotation throughout 32+ spots on The Real MainStream website. Plus SEO-leveraged Advertiser Directory landing page, free classifieds, and free event listings.

N every 30 days until cancelled
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2 Online Ads in Rotation

Two Online Ads in constant rotation throughout 32+ spots on The Real MainStream website. Plus SEO-leveraged Advertiser Directory landing page, free classifieds, and free event listings.

N every 30 days until cancelled
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1 Online Ad in Rotation

One Online Ad in constant rotation throughout 32+ spots on The Real MainStream website. Plus SEO-leveraged Advertiser Directory landing page, free classifieds, and free event listings.

N every 30 days until cancelled
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Quarterly Payment

Choose this option if your advertising agreement includes your commitment to pay quarterly.

N every 90 days until cancelled
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Every 4 Months Payment
N every 4 months until cancelled
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Custom Arrangement

Use this field when you've reached an agreement that is different from any of the descriptions here.

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