Businesses, individuals and organizations in Asheville and Western NC have a wide variety of options available for advertising their product and services. The Asheville area has many publications and online resources, some of which cater to highly specialized audiences, while others serve a more general audience. There are also several local radio stations and television networks; however due of the mountainous terrain, there are less than might otherwise exist. To learn more about the different advertising options choose a section below.
Newspaper and Periodical Advertising
The oldest and most widely circulated newspaper in Western NC is the Asheville Citizen-Times. The Asheville area also has several smaller independent papers and numerous more focused publications that offer advertisers the ability to affordably advertise to people with interests matching their products or services. To learn more visit our Asheville Newspaper guide, or one of the following directories: Newspapers or Periodicals.
Asheville has several locally developed websites that offer online business listing and advertising services. If you are reading this on the web, then you are currently on one such website, AshevilleNow.com. To learn more about our advertising rates visit our Advertising Information page. Other local websites that offer advertising include: Asheville.com, AshevilleNC.com, MountainX.com and Citizen-Times.com. The first two are informational directory websites, while the last two are websites for the local newspapers The Mountain Xpress and the Citizen-Times, respectively.
Due to the mountainous terrain of Western NC, radio signals don’t travel very far. Because of this and other cultural factors, there aren’t as many radio stations in the Asheville area as there are in other metropolitan areas of similar size in the Southeast. Despite the shortage of radio advertising there are several stations in Western NC, and several in Upstate South Carolina that should be considered during any advertising purchase. To learn more visit our Radio Stations Directory.
For its size, Asheville also has a relatively small number of local Television stations. The local stations that do exits, as well as the local cable provider, Charter Communications, offer a wide range of advertising packages to fit nearly any budget. To learn more visit our Television Advertising Directory.
Outdoor and Billboard Advertising
Other popular advertising options in Western NC are outdoor or billboard advertising. The city of Asheville has strict ordinances regarding outdoor advertising and signage; however billboards still exist in Downtown Asheville and also line all major roads and highways in every direction from the city. To explore billboard advertising options visit our Outdoor Advertising Directory.
Asheville Advertising Directory
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