Online Media

With Chicagoland online ad spending exceeding $2 billion a year, it now more important than ever to have a solid online marketing strategy in place. Chicago Tribune Media Group can help you maximize results with our vast array of local online properties, and marketing expertise from 435 Digital.

Online Advertising Benefits:

  • Advanced targeting options
  • High consumer engagement
  • Extends reach of traditional media

Source: Borrell and Associates Forecasting, as of October 2, 2010.

I think having a consistent presence is an absolute must. You need to have so many commercials, so many ads to have an effective campaign – so we believe in having a presence all the time. If it’s not every week, it’s frequently. Bill Horowitz, President - Marketing Partnerships International
“We’ve been advertising with the Tribune for a long time. We advertise in the TribLocal and it has allowed us to experience double-digit growth every year - and that the Tribune has been a big part of that. It’s the only advertising that we have been consistent with throughout the entire time. We’ve changed other things around, tried other options, but the Tribune is the only media we’ve had the entire time.” Rich Bennett, Owner - PK Bennett Jewelers
“A lot of people tell us they didn't realize we were here until they saw our ad. The Chicago Tribune helps get our name out there as a business and they create brand awareness for us.” Brian Nolen II, Owner - Battery Giant
“Working with the Tribune and working with the creative part of the agency really help tie everything together. They come up with new ideas, new ways to advertise, new landing pages we can create to get more information so we can follow-up with our consumers and we can deliver a product that is more consistent every time.” Steve Camp, General Manager - Infiniti of Naperville
“For us to pair Chicago Tribune print advertising with online we just feel that really maximizes things for us. The print ads will reach one section of our potential guest demographic - but to pair that with an online presence, where the artwork mimics our print ad, where it clicks through directly to our website - it gives people more information about our events and upcoming schedule.” Rachel Gilmore, Marketing & PR Coordinator - Frankfort Historic Business Association
“Real Estate marketing has completely changed – completely shifted over the past five years. Chicago Tribune Media Group has helped us focus and broaden all at the same time.” Chris Haran, Director of Strategic Planning and Initiatives – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
“The Tribune is a partner of the Goodman and works with us in ways that exceed our expectations. We do look at numbers very closely every day and we know that the Tribune works for us.” Lori Kleinerman, Marketing and PR Director – Goodman Theatre
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“We worked with a Financial Services partner in first quarter, 2013. CLOSEREAD MORE Jeff Louis, Digital Media Supervisor - Laughlin Constable
“Thank you! We had a great response to our online advertising. Very effective and excellent value.” Jennifer Jarland, Recycling and Resource Conservation Program Coordinator, Kane County - Kane County Solid Waste Department
“When it was time for me to assess my ROI, my Chicago Tribune rep offered to run an additional audit on all of my sales across my portfolio in 2012. Her team helped me balance my on-site data reports so I could make an informed advertising decision for 2013.” Greg Guttman, Director of Marketing and Leasing - MAC Property Management
“ is one of the largest online players in the auto industry and the best place to reach the car-buying audience and drive traffic to our store. We couldn't be happier with the customer service and results we receive from the Trib.” Don Davis, General Manager - Valley Honda
“The 435 Digital team worked with us to develop a complex and very functional website and Facebook pages. The continuing SEO and social media support helps us to get great website exposure while allowing me to spend my time seeing patients rather than managing a website.  CLOSEREAD MORE Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS Medical Director - VeinCare Centers of Tennessee
“435 Digital has been a great partner in expanding our SEM activities and further developing our US Web site. They are knowledgeable, easy to work with, and bring a fresh perspective to our strategy. They quickly learned the intricacies of our business, and I would recommend them for any company looking to increase their digital marketing activities.” Miranda Taft, Vice President, Marketing - Air Partner
“Our “Smiles” campaign gave us many customers by advertising in TribLocal and” Erin Ulrich, Owner/Manager - Smiles on 6th
“435 Digital is a collaborative and creative partner. They provide useful insights and cost effective solutions and built us a visually exciting and consumer friendly platform that has exceeded our expectations. CLOSEREAD MORE Laura Matalon, President - Allied Live
“Over the years, Chicago Tribune has always played an important part in DeSitter Flooring’s overall marketing/advertising strategy. Between our own monthly print and inserts in the Sunday Tribune, or our local full-page displays in TribLocal, we believe the consistent strategy has paid off for us. We’re proud to have the Chicago Tribune as one of our marketing partners.” Tom Cunninham and Steve DeSitter, Co-Owners - DeSitter Flooring, Inc
“CMC Recycling is grateful to 435 Digital for their hard work and commitment to results. Over the last several months we have seen steady growth in our business and we attribute much of that to the marketing and resources of the 435 Digital group. We look forward to continuing to build our partnership with 435 Digital.” Paul Perrotti - CMC Recycling Orlando
“As one who purchases display advertising for the Chicago Public Library, I am delighted to tell you that it is a pleasure working with Chicago Tribune Media Group. The professionalism and integrity of our sales representative are of the highest quality. The knowledge of product, attention to detail, and willingness to help resolve problems reveal a work ethic that is second to none. That makes my job a little less stressful. Thank you!” Leland Elder, Press Office/Marketing Manager - Chicago Public Library
“I wanted to make Chicago Tribune Media Group aware that Bruno Enterprises is thankful and encouraged by the great marketing and print advertising work you have done for us. The ability to target specific markets with a cost-effective single sheet like your EZ Target has increased sales and informed our customers of our constant changing of featured Arby’s food items in a timely fashion. Your continued help in creating and revising our creative has also added to the value we place in our continued relationship with you. Thanks again for providing needed marketing assistance.” Leslie Dean, Marketing Manager - Bruno Enterprises
“We love the TribLocal at PANDORA in Bolingbrook. Our ads always capture our customers’ attention. Be it a special event or even holiday time, our customers walk in the store holding the TribLocal ad in their hands. The special attention our TribLocal rep shows us is awesome. She takes the time to understand our needs, expectations, and product. TribLocal has been the key to the growth of our business.” Kelly Kreten, Store Manager - PANDORA Bolingbrook
“Chicago Tribune Media Group is a key media partner for Consumers Credit Union. Online advertising is an important vehicle for delivering our messages, and we like our ability to change the message immediately as market conditions change. Thanks to Chicago Tribune Media Group, CCU’s brand awareness is at an all-time high.” Maria Contreras, Corporate Development & Marketing Coordinator - Consumers Credit Union
“We are so pleased with the results of our online campaigns on, and mobile. Our click through rate is consistently above average. The positive feedback we’ve received from our customers and the increase in online sales show that the campaigns are an effective tool.” Sarah Duff Zupancic, Marketing Manager - Eli's Cheesecake
“Our ads, both print and online, are an efficient and effective way to target this important feeder market.” Marcy Russillo, Owner - Russillo Media
“I scheduled an E-mail with my rep to target our top markets for a winter promotion. We sent out 150,000 targeted E-mails and within 4 days we had over 85 room reservations.” Marc Anderson, Marketing Director - Peninsula Hotel
“I’ve been using the Tribune to promote my store for the last several years. In the past I mostly ran print advertising in the local editions of the Tribune. Recently, I utilized Tribune’s 435 team for the development of my new website. CLOSEREAD MORE Steve V., Owner - Window & Door Superstore
“The Chicago Tribune is an excellent media source for reaching our target audience and providing a ROI on our investment. Our rep is very knowledgeable and is always providing our business with information on latest trends in digital and print media.” Regina Verdico, Marketing Director - Deer Park Town Center
“The event was super successful and the AdMail drew a lot of attendees. The event had a GREAT turnout – we had over 200 people show up throughout the night.” Morgan Bennett, Marketing Manager - Burton Snowboards
“Chicago Tribune Media Group is an integral part of our annual advertising and promotional strategy because of their breadth of media outlets and advanced segmentation metrics, both in print and online. Our rep is great to work with, always keeps us up to date on their latest offerings, and can be reached at any time.” Moira Harat, Marketing Manager - Baird & Warner
“The digital display ads being done online are working great. Good work there; keep it up as these are the best results we have had with digital display ads.” Brian Kinnane, Marketing Manager - TimberBuilt Rooms
“We have been advertising with the Chicago Tribune for almost a year now and are very happy with the responses we get. We noticed our clients are more comfortable using our services as they see us advertising in such a reputable publication. It also helped our clinic website become more visible in the local community. Our sales representative is very helpful. She keeps in contact with us regularly and posts advertisement follow ups. She does her best to give us the best deal available. We are very happy with our services from the Tribune.” Dr. Hussam Almasri, Owner - Advanced Vein Specialists
“The Tribune remains a big part of our media mix. We feel the exposure in print and online are hard to beat in this market. Our long standing relationship with the Tribune is due to unmatched service, support and results. We love our sales rep!” Tammy McEwen, Business Development Marketing Manager - Jameson Realty
“PK Bennett Jewelers has been advertising in the Chicago Tribune for over 8 years now. We have been a staple and have found great success in the local guide section. Being somewhat new to the marketing world I found it extremely helpful and educational when my Account Executive comes out personally and works on our account. Several times she has even brought out experts from other fields of advertising such as Digital and Social Media to open new avenues for my marketing dollar. With new brands and opportunities coming, we are looking forward to the 2013 retail season.” Richard Bennett, Co/Owner - PK Bennett Jewelers
“For the first time over the holidays, Village Market tried AdMail advertising with the Tribune. We were very pleased with the quick response it generated! We will make AdMails a part of our advertising mix in the future!” George Arvanitis, Owner - Village Market
“As part of our Charitable Foundation, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to partner with the Ronald McDonald House. We are especially thrilled to see all of the excitement and fun that the guests have at the downtown location when they use the Photo Kiosk to share and send photos to friends and loved ones. The Kiosk has brought many smiles to those who need them, and we couldn’t be happier with how that helps our community.” Chris Haran, Director of Strategic Planning and Initiatives - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
“We have nothing but good things to say about our experience with the Chicago Tribune. Our account executive is always very helpful and quick to respond to questions. He helps us find advertising solutions that stretch our dollars even when budgets are tight. Our display ads in conjunction with the press releases that we publish through the Tribune have brought us great results!” Ember Ferrantino, Marketing Manager - Wilcox Development

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