Benefit Programs for Local BBB Accredited Businesses

  
     

Benefit Programs for Local BBB Accredited Businesses

BBB ACCREDITED BUSINESS DIRECTORY

The Solution – A Marketplace Guide and Yellow Page Directory of BBB Accredited Businesses in Nebraska, South Dakota and southwest Iowa. There are many different advertising opportunities available to all BBB Accredited Businesses. The printed version is published by our BBB annually in July, and the one on our website is updated daily. Check it out by clicking on “The Solution” icon at bbb.org.  

Contact: Pam Atz at 402-898-8538 or 800-649-6814 #8538

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING

AMERICAN PAYMENT SYSTEMS (APS) – New Program for all BBB Accredited Businesses

This Merchant Processing Program features:

  • Rates as low as 1.39%
  • Transaction fee of only 16 cents and a low $4 statement fee
  • Month to month contract – may cancel any time
  • NO application fee, NO annual fee and NO monthly fees
  • Lower your net cost or receive $500
  • Special rates for large companies and keyed rates available for mail, phone order and Internet businesses
  • No need to change equipment or point of sale (POS) systems
  • Local support – APS is family owned with over 25 years combined history in merchant processing

Contact Jim or Aaron Barnes at 402-502-9985 or 888-692-5285

 

PRINT MEDIA

Omaha World-Herald – Companies are listed by Type of Business categories. These listings run twice a year. There is a special pull-out supplement, for only BBB Accredited Businesses, which comes out in March. This includes helpful tip from BBB. In August, there are dedicated BBB pages in the Metro Guide. These publications reach 225,000 households and have a readership of over 400,000.

Contact Terri Campbell at 402-444-1422


Norfolk Daily News – Ads run once a month

Contact Elaine Thelen at 402- 371-1020

 

Kearney Hub – Ads run two times a month

Contact Darrell Bostick at 308-233-9763

 

Lincoln Journal Star - Ads run once a month

Contact Beth Corrick at 402- 473-7421 

 

BROADCAST MEDIA

KLKN-TV 8 (Lincoln metro area) – Fourteen shared 30 second messages a month for every two non-competing Accredited Business sponsors, or fourteen exclusive 30 second commercials per month.

Contact Kay Wunderlich at 402-436-2240

 

KETV (Omaha metro area)

Value Program: One Sponsor per Ad

You will be featured in twenty 15 second (:15) commercials per month that include a short 7 second (:07) BBB message along with information about your company. Your business receives:

  • An (:8) eight second message about your company
  • Message includes: audio, video, your logo, phone number, email and address
  • No production cost for your company (client provides video or graphics).  Audio is a voice over by KETV announcer

Ethics Program: One Sponsor per Ad

You will be featured in twenty-five 30 second (:30) commercials per month that include a short (:10) BBB message along with your company’s message. Your business receives:

  • (:20) twenty second message about your company
  • You may use an existing commercial, picture or graphics or KETV will produce a new spot at a 50% discount

Torch Program: One Sponsor per Ad

You will be featured in thirty-five 30 second (:30) commercials per month that include your company’s 25 second message (:25) followed by 5 second (:5) BBB/KETV message. Your business receives:

  • A (:25) twenty second message about your company
  • You may use an existing commercial, picture or graphics, or KETV will produce a new spot at a 50% discount
  • KETV will design an animated Internet banner ad that rotates throughout KETV.com that  links directly to your website and be viewed by about 50,000 people per month

Contact Katherine Ramirez at 402-978-8943

 

Journal Broadcast Radio Group (Omaha and Lincoln metro areas) New Program

Option #1 on Z92 - One Sponsor per Ad

144 radio & streaming ads per month over a 2-3 week period with an average savings of 40% (additional fee/month to add button link to www.z92.com )

Option #2 on Star 104.5 - One Sponsor per Ad

135 radio & streaming ads per month over a 2-3 week period  with an average savings of 50% (additional  fee/month to add button link to www.104star.com)

Option #3 on CD 105.9 - One Sponsor per Ad

41 radio & streaming ads per month over a 2-3 week period with an average savings of 50% (additional fee/month to add button link to www.cd1059.com )

Option #4 on Big Sports 590 - One Sponsor per Ad

102 radio ads per month over a 2-3 week period with an average savings of 50% (streaming is unavailable on this station)

Contact Patti Jaynes at 402-898-5376

 

Except for the BBB Accredited Business Directory, ‘The Solution’ that is sold by BBB staff, all co-op advertising programs are managed and sold by the participating media/businesses. BBB Accredited Businesses pay for being featured in the ads.

 

If you are interested in learning more about any of BBB’s member opportunities listed above, call the contacts indicated or BBB Communications Director Margo Riekes at 402-898-8526 or 800-649-6814 #8526.