The Twin Cities Daily Planet offers creative solutions to your advertising needs – at prices you can afford!

The Daily Planet’s wide range of news sources and original content attracts some of the most diverse, engaged and active residents of the Twin Cities—join us as an advertiser! Over 120,000 visitors turn to the Twin Cities Daily Planet every month for original reporting and commentary by citizen contributors and the best of the neighborhood, community and ethnic press.

The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists has twice awarded the Daily Planet its Page One Award for best Independent News Website. Here’s what SPJ’s judges said about the Daily Planet:

“The breadth and depth of this site is terrific. It connects on multiple fronts: reader engagement, neighborhood coverage, local opinions, updates and a strong commitment to a diversity of voices. really taps the power of the medium to make the community part of the conversation – a lesson some of its competitors could benefit from.”

We recently changed our advertising options to offer more choices and better value. Options now include run of site ads; section and neighborhood sponsorships; and newsletters. Scroll down for details and downloads.

Daily Planet Advertising Rates

Run of Site:

 Your choice of two premium ad formats:

Top leaderboard (every page except home),

Medium rectangle (every page)

1 month, 20K impressions: $200
3 months, 60K impressions: $550
6 months, 120K impressions: $1000

For more exposure, buy more than one share.                                                                                  

Newsletter sponsorship:

The Daily Planet publishes six different newsletters:

Daily Headlines (3,000 subscribers, 6x/week): $180/week
Arts Orbit Radar (2,600+ subscribers, 1x/week): $30/week                         

For more information contact Adaobi Okolue at