• mm/dd/yy
  • (please include phone number)

  • One of our classified sales representatives will contact you with a rate quote, confirm wording of your ad, and arrange payment (if applicable).

The Columbia Missourian reserves the right to censor, reclassify, revise, edit, or reject any advertisement not meeting its standards of acceptance. We accept only standard abbreviations and require proper punctuation. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement. Publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication.

Rates and specifications are subject to change.

The Columbia Missourian is protected by the copyright laws of the United States. The copyright laws prohibit any copying, redistributing, retransmitting, or repurposing of any copyright-protected material.

Liability for errors in advertisements shall not exceed the cost of the advertising space.

Ad Pricing

Items $200 & Under FREE ($1 per extra line)
4 Lines for 2 Weeks
Items $201–$500 $6 ($2 per extra line)
4 Lines for 2 Weeks
Items $501–$1,000$850($2 per extra line)
4 Lines for 2 Weeks
Items $1,001 & Over$11 ($2 per extra line)
4 Lines for 2 Weeks

Personal Items Only — Item must include price.

Cash, check, or prepayment required.

(The following categories are not applicable for the above offer: real estate, vehicles, pets, commercial or business items, or garage sales)

How to write an effective ad:

  • Attract reader attention by starting your ad with the headline or the name of the item you are selling.
  • State the main feature or benefit.
  • Avoid abbreviations when possible.
  • Always include a price.
  • Always include your phone number and best time to call.
  • Don't just advertise your item—sell it! The more you tell, the more you sell!

Deadlines for Placement

Saturday/SundayFriday 10AM
MondayFriday 10AM
TuesdayMonday 10AM
WednesdayTuesday 10AM
ThursdayWednesday 10AM
FridayThursday 10AM