Benefits: PaperChain



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As a member of IFPA you also receive the benefits of membership in PaperChain. No question, we want to make placing media in community papers the easiest, most efficient process possible. So, whether you need to contact one or 1,000 papers, you can do it with PaperChain. We’ve established limited points of contact so that, with the support of all of our member associations, our network is able to deliver tailored media planning to your clients. As PaperChain evolves with its service, our goal will be to make sure you’re not inundated with paperwork by combining individual invoices into one convenient statement.

A Hub of Advantage
Our national network serves as your clearinghouse for our fifteen member associations and every PaperChain member publication. No matter what you need, our team can handle it for you, including:

  • Research
  • Zoned Buys
  • Audit Reports
  • ROPs
  • Preprints
  • Specialty Programs

Promote Free Paper Month and You Could Win $2,000

The PaperChain Free Community Paper Month committee wants to remind you that as a Free Community Paper Publisher, your publication can win up to $2,000 reimbursement for the promotional ad space you donated to the promotion of Free Community Paper Month. To register for this reimbursement a publication needs to provide one tear-sheet electronically to If your tear-sheet is randomly selected you ll be asked to document and supply proof of all the ads and logo space you committed to the program and based on your advertising rates you will be reimbursed up to $2,000 for your promotional efforts. The deadline for submitting the tear-sheet for the is Friday, August 16th — please send tear-sheets to: The reimbursement drawing will be held on Monday, August 19th — along with the separate drawing for the lucky reader, and their corresponding free community paper, each to win $500. Best Always, Jim Haigh PaperChain Free Paper Month Committee Technology Committee.