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Media Discounts for Local First Members

Stretch your marketing dollars further! As a Local First member, you may take advantage of special pricing from the following media vendors. Some restrictions apply – connect with each outlet for more information. Details may change over time. 

Digital Marketing

LocaLynx App - rate sheet PDF
Get one free month with code ‘30FR'
Contact: Kim DeJongh,, (616) 502-1667

Stingray Advisory Group - rate sheet PDF
Complimentary website review and 15% off website design and social media
Contact: Leandra Nisbet,, (616) 841-5548


Lamar - rate sheet PDF
Holiday Package of three billboards for $5,800:
- One tri-vision board at Centerpointe & E. Beltline
- One static bulletin on 131 & 36th St
- One 14x48 digital in Comstock Park
With this package, advertisers will reach over 30% of the Grand Rapids market area within a 4-week period.
Contact: Jamie Sutton,, (231) 288-4671

Print/Web Publications

EGR Blue Magazine (Local First Member) - rate sheet PDF

Local First members can get the 36-month rate at 1/2 the commitment, 18 months. 
Package includes one full-page ad during the contract length and sponsor spotlight article
Contact: Edward Volovlek, 616.502.1089,

Farándula Magazine (Local First Member)

10% discount (3 month contract)
15% discount (6 month contract)
20% discount (1 year contract)

All our packages include:
1 - Ad in printed version
2 - Ad in digital version
3 - Social media advertising (organic & paid)

Contact: Adrian, (616) 516-7891

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Local First Member) - rate sheet PDF
Use the 26-38x rate for advertising for any of our Monday print publications. through 2018.
More information // contact Jennifer Collins,, (616) 459-3131 

Grand Rapids Kids (Local First Member)
10% off of 12-month marketing packages for Local First members.
Contact for details.

Grand Rapids Magazine (Local First Member) - rate sheet PDF
Use the 9x frequency rate as a 30% discount off the one-time rate.
Contact: Randy Prichard,, (616) 459-4545 Ext. 3246 (Local First Member) - rate sheet PDF
Local First members receive 20% off all advertising services
Contact: CJ DeVries,

LocaLynx App - rate sheet PDF
Get one free month with code ‘30FR’.
Contact: Kim DeJongh,, (616) 502-1667

The Rapidian (Local First Member)
2-for1 Content Sponsor - $500
One month spot on the website 
Contact: Carol Shirey,, (616) 459-4788 x 133

West Michigan Woman (Local First Member) - rate sheet PDF
25% off a comprehensive marketing package
Contact Rachael Rohde,, 616-458-8371 Ext.114

Women's LifeStyle Magazine (Local First Member)
Free digital ad at with print ad campaign.
Contact: Susie Gordon,; (616) 443-3800


iHeart Media - rate sheet PDF
Contact: Kelly Stecco,, (616) 776-0909

Townsquare Media
15% discount on advertising
Contact: Curtis Murray,, (616) 459-1665

WCYE (Local First Member)
2-for1 WYCE Day Sponsor - $300
13 mentions every hour on the hour (7am-7pm)
Quinn Mathews,, (616) 459-4788 ext 111


Current package - rate sheet PDF
17 Days of Giving
15% off any schedule
Contact:, (616) 818-6995          

Facebook Branded Ads - Spring Sales event (Good until 3/23/2018)
Buy one, Get one 50% off - more information // Bonus TV Spot
Contact: Thomas Pritz,, (616) 559-1364