Advertising Info 


Reach an audience of 142,000 loyal readers — a highly desirable group of some of most educated, affluent and influential people in the Springs. Plus, your ads also appear in the digital edition, featuring click-able ads that stay on the web indefinitely!


Target specific demographics in one of our annual stand-alone publications: Indy Insider, our glossy wrapped annual guide to the city; Dish, our two dining guides filled with recipes from local chefs; our three MMJ magazines, and The Give Guide, our year-end philanthropic campaign for local nonprofits. Plus, we offer many editorial driven special themed issues and event guides throughout the year!


Reach an upscale, highly active audience of music and theatre lovers in: four Philharmonic season programs, four TheatreWorks, and Fine Arts Center Theatre Company playbills called Main Stage.


Reach more than 92,000 unique visitors each month with a total of 182,000 visits. Get in the conversation! Like, comment, share and get social on the Indy’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts connecting you with our extended online community.


10,500 opt-in subscribers eagerly await our Tuesday IndyBlast and our Thursday FunBrief, full of news on upcoming issues and special events plus weekly offers and giveaways — from you!


Want to reach people on the go? Put your mobile banner in front of our 45,750 unique monthly mobile users with 66,650 page views at Our mobile visitors are looking at movie times, restaurants, breaking news and other community events!

Download the Digital Rate Card here


Utilize custom programs designed to help you better target and build relationships with our readers — including inserts, ticket giveaways, contests, Indy sponsorship of your events / fundraisers, involvement in our events and more!


We created specials to maximize your reach and stretch your dollar: coupons, local bar and restaurant deals, double-sizes for your grand openings and anniversaries, non-profit rates, frequency discounts, free classified ads, tourism rates, and many other value-added specials throughout the year.


Let us help you cut thru the cluttered media landscape by tweaking your current media plan to most effectively target your customers and buy your ideal media mix — reaching more people and saving money!


Take advantage of custom print and web advertising created for you by our talented design professionals.

The locally-owned Independent is the largest locally-owned paper in El Paso County with an average of 36,000 papers distributed every Wednesday at more than 925 high-traffic locations. Our editorial staff has won more than 150 awards for excellence in investigative reporting and feature writing.

Our readers don't have to go far to find a copy of this week's paper. You'll find the Independent every Wednesday where people eat, shop, work and play.

For detailed information on readership, distribution, special issues and other services we offer, download our Full Media Kit

Find out what our advertisers are saying:

  • Abba Eye Care
  • Black Sheep - Soda Jerk
  • Bobby Price – Platinum Group
  • Bristol Brewing Company
  • Herbal Healing
  • Melting Pot
  • Mining Exchange
  • Picnic Basket
  • Pikes Peak Community College

    For more details about print advertising opportunities or if you require additional information about our publication, please feel free to contact your sales representative.

    Phone: 719-577-4545
    Fax: 719-577-4107


    Vice President Sales

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