Book ads in Sakal newspaper at cost-effective rates


Circulation : 13,24,229

Language :   Marathi

Say "Good Morning, Maharashtra" by advertising in Sakal

"Sakal" means "morning" in Marathi and it is also the name of the biggest Marathi newspaper to greet Pune every morning. Launched on 1 January 1932, it has a circulation of about 15,00,000 from editions published in Pune (5,36,774), Aurangabad (2,00,762), Kolhapur (1,91,282), Mumbai (1,12,444), Nagpur (95,002), Nashik (86,443), Satara (41,750), Solapur (34,857) and Kolhapur (29,309). These statistics provide a huge incentive for advertisers all over the country trying to reach a Marathi-speaking target audience to promote their goods, services or events. Sakal newspaper advertisements are clearly the solution to their problems.

Ads in Sakal newspaper are economical but differ from edition to edition as well as from category to category in each edition. These categories include Matrimonial (Grooms Wanted or Brides Wanted), Property (for real estate for sale, rent, lease or purchase), Change of Name, Lost and Found, Motor Vehicles, Business, Finance, Education, Situations Vacant, Astrology, Computers, Retail, Services, Travels, Obituary and Remembrance among others.

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Additional advertising opportunities are available with the free supplements of Sakal. These are: Jobz on Tuesdays focused on employment opportunities, Pratibimb on Thursdays for major local content, Family Doctor on Fridays for holistic and ayurvedic health  news, Balmitra on Saturdays aimed at children and Saptrang on Sundays for the whole family. Each of these has a different rate but all are cheaper than rates applicable to ads in the main paper.


Most economical are Sakal Classified Text ads: Black and white text ads in a run-on words format, they are the cheapest being charged on a per word basis. At additional cost, it is possible to use enhancements like tick, colour, bold and screen to make them more eye-catching.


More expensive but still economical are Sakal Classified Display ads: These ads can be in black and white or colour formats with features for using images for enhancing the design. They can also be composed directly online by using simple templates and also from uploaded in PDF/JPEG/EPS formats.


Most expensive but still economical are Sakal Display ads:  These ads can be placed in any size anywhere in the newspaper depending only on budget allocations.


While the above is a clear picture of the clear advantages of advertising in Sakal, to someone who is not in media or the newspaper business, it could be very time consuming – even with the Sakal rate card at hand – as well as somewhat complex. It would be far more easy to contact the free online service of the reputed advertising facility Myadvtcorner. Its fully geared media department is keyed to the latest positions of every newspaper of every language in India. 

In addition to the main paper, Sakal offers low-cost options in a variety of its supplements as follow:

Pune Today: Mainly focuses on local stories and publishes all kind of classified ads such as travel, services ads, matrimonial ad and many more. It ensures the great response of audiences on display advertisements.

Pimpari Chinchvad Today: Published with the Pune edition daily brings local news for its readers and publishes a huge number of recruitment ads and other kinds of classified ads.

Pune Jilah Today: Appears every day with the Pune edition and brings news from every field. The education page of this supplement is highly popular among students.

Jobz:This special pullout gives the deep insight about the corporate sector and highly admired by working professionals and also attracts the advertisers for recruitment ads.

Aurangabad Today: Published from Aurnagabad, covers stories according to the taste of local residents. It presents stories about local politics, problems of local residents, articles for children and lots more.

Nagpur Today: This pullout appears in Nagpur daily.

Solapur Today: Updates readers with major happenings of their locality.

Kolhapur Today: Attracts local advertisers due to wide local residents.

Mumbai Today: Published with the Mumbai edition of Sakal.

Nashik Today and Jalgaon Today are other interesting supplements of Sakal.

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Q.: How can I publish ad in Sakal?
Ans.: Just look on our home page for text classified ad, then SELECT category, location and SAKAL. Next click on Book Text Classified ad button. You will find all the packages and proceed accordingly as directed.


Q.: Can you book Obituary ad in Sakal for tomorrow?
Ans.: Definitely the ad can be booked for tomorrow, if we receive approval of the ad along with the payment before 6 p.m.


Q.: I want to give a Remembrance advertisement in Sakal. How can I send the Photo and content?
Ans.: All you have to do is click the Obituary ad section and select Remembrance, location and newspaper. Next click on Book Obituary ad button. Select the package. Either compose the ad or choose from samples provided (which you can also modify). Then upload  the photo from the Choose File button. All details like cost of ad, No of ad, Ad size, colour/b-w etc. are visible on the right side there by now you can proceed for the payment. In case you want to upload your (own) ad then you can click on the Upload own Ad. We will get back to you after laying out the ad with the costs. 


Q.: I would like to know the ad rate and required document for Name Change Ad in Sakal?
Ans.: The rates are available on the top of the home page RATES. Only document required is the latest notarised affidavit


Q.: How can I book Matrimonial Ad in Sakal and with best rates?
Ans.: Directly click the MATRIMONIAL tab. Click Sakal, select city and respond to the questions thrown up by the website. Then select the package that suits you from those on the offer page.  Now compose your ad with the help of the samples provided and proceed till the payment has been made. After providing any professional that may be needed, we will get back to you for final approval before printing.


Q.: I want to book ad in Punjabi language in Sakal, please help me?
Ans.: Sakal does not have a Punjabi language edition. To know the options for Punjabi newspapers, please click on the NEWSPAPERS and choose from the list provided on it like Ajit Punjabi, Jag Bani among others along with their circulations and editions


Q.: What is the procedure to book online ad in Sakal, all edition?
Ans.: For ad booking procedure please click - How to Book an Ad button.

At - fully authorised by Sakal Newspaper - you will get instant access to the publication's circulation particulars, advertising rates, combo packages, editions, coverage and allied information in addition to being able to immediately book your ads in Sakal newspaper. is the online newspaper advertising facility of Mind Makers Communications Pvt. Ltd., the advertising agency fully accredited with Indian Newspaper Society (INS) since March 1993. is the completely secured and easiest way to book Matrimonial, Property, Recruitment, Education, Business, Name-change, Public Notice, Obituary and Remembrance ads for any leading newspaper at the most cost-effective rates. These can be published as follows:


Classified Text Ads: These are cheapest and easiest form of newspaper advertising. With simple run-on lines, they can be enhanced online with enhancements like tick, border, underline (ROD) and background colours. Such ads are charged on the basis of lines/characters/words used. You, too, can compose Classified Ads online using our sample text ads and also edit them to your needs by pressing the USE TEMPLATE button.


Classified Display Ads: Also called column ads, they cost a little more than Text Ads. They can be enhanced with small visuals, corporate logos, images and formatting font styles and sizes. They can be published in colour also. You, too, can compose Classified Display Ads online using our pre-designed templates and also upload ads personally composed by you.


Display Ads:  While these advertisements cost the most, they give ample scope for creativity. This is because the size could extend to full page and spreads of even double-page or more. Our experts Expert advertisers can upload the design of their advertisement in PDF/ JPEG/ EPS format and simply specify their requirements.


Here's how you can publish an advertisement in Sakal in your choice of category:

Select the type of ad - Classified Text, Classified Display or only Display

Compose the ad using our online enhancements and verify it via our exclusive Live Ad Preview feature.


If any attachment like FIR, Affidavit, Educational Certificates and other legal documents is required, please attach your documents by pressing the Choose File button.


Select the category, sub-category or heading, as applicable, ad dates, No. of Ads and make the payments via our convenient online and offline options to receive instant confirmation.


The online payment options of consist of credit/debit card and net banking. Offline, you can choose from demand drafts, pay-orders, cheques and NEFT/RTGS (online cash transfer in our ICICI Bank Account).


You will immediately receive an invoice with details of your bookings and payments once the payment has been properly received. Now, once your ad has been found to be in line with the Sakal's editorial policies, your ad will be published.


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