What is PaperChain? We represent the largest network of newspaper associations and member publications in the nation. Together we provide media buyers and businesses with the best advertising options and most comprehensive resource data available.

Read on to learn more... With the leadership and collaboration of the nation's top community paper associations and publishers, we've created an industry organization comprised of thousands of free publications.

As members of PaperChain, community papers have joined together to meet the needs of today's businesses.

PaperChain presents

Remarkable advertising opportunities to reach thousands to tens of millions with one call and the comfort knowing you're paying the best net price. Audited circulation, quality production and proof of performance by all member publications. An invaluable (and free) online database for media buyers for placement in individual or thousands of member publications. A combined audited circulation of 65,187,929 households (and growing)

Local Newspapers, Free Media.

For over 200 years, local community papers have endured, grown and evolved to continually provide news, opportunity and information that s relevant, interesting and unsurpassed value to advertisers.

Today free newspapers are published in every major market and nearly every town throughout the country with a combined circulation that exceeds all paid dailies.

Leading the Trend

From whence it all began, free newspapers were embraced by a community and its people. From there, an idea came forth to force consumers to pay for news and information. For awhile this methodology worked, however in recent years the industry has shifted with paid media on the decline, and local media flourishing.

Exceptional Value & Opportunity

Local community papers can be nimble, responsive and best of all, capable of customizing programs to meet the unique needs of media buyers and their clients.

Flexibility With Uniformity

is key to an effective media buy. We can customize your ad buy to target your message.

With PaperChain membership, local newspapers and shopping guides have joined together to meet the standards of today s media buyer. Do the research and reap the benefits of PaperChain s flexibility with uniformity - audited circulation, quality production, and proof of performance.