Frequently Asked Questions
Coffee News was originally researched and founded by Jean Daum in Winnipeg, Canada in 1988. Over the last 24 years, it has grown to over
1000 editions in over 20 countries worldwide reaching over 10 million
You cannot subscribe to Coffee News. It is a free publication distributed primarily at restaurants or any other place where you might have some
time to read while waiting. Refer to the Where to Find Us page for complete distribution listings.
No. As a courtesy to all our restaurant and eateries distributors in the coverage areas, we offer the protection that no business in the restaurant industry will be allowed to advertise in Coffee News. No restaurant would welcome their competitor's efforts to take away their customers right inside their own premises, so they would naturally kick them out -
Coffee News too.
We do offer restaurants carrying Coffee News a free complete location listing and web link on our website, showing our readers where they can pick up a free copy of Coffee News.
NO... If you already have a camera-
New issues are distributed weekly to restaurants, delis, coffeehouses, etc.
Its purpose is to provide POSITIVE, ENJOYABLE reading to those waiting for their meals (seen by a high number of readers 3 meals a day!) or during
any other wait they may have at a business. With Coffee News, there is
no BAD news -
locations where you can pick up a copy of Coffee News, visit the
Where to Find Us area of this web site.
Ads in Coffee News are less expensive than many other print media, so a small business can easily afford to advertise. You can advertise in
Coffee News for as little as the cost of a cup of coffee per day! So unless another company in your "category" of business is already advertising in the edition, it is open to you. Remember all ads in Coffee News are
edition, allowing our advertisers to LOCK OUT their competition -
We strive to make Coffee News advertising available at or below the
current print advertising rate for each area of distribution. Our goal is to
give you more for your advertising dollar and provide VALUE that is second
Each week, we hide a small Little Bill icon in one of the ads. To enter the contest, all you need to do is find Little Bill in this week’s issue of Coffee News, complete the Contest Entry form online or mail your info in by postcard. The information you provide is for our use only. We will NOT use it to send you junk mail and it will NEVER be sold or given to anyone else – EVER! Contest winners are chosen by random drawing and announced each month in Coffee News.
This contest is good for our advertisers as it encourages our readers to look through all of the ads in order to find the Little Bill!
Ads in Coffee News are less expensive than other print media, so small businesses can afford to advertise regularly. Also, Coffee News guarantees every advertiser EXCLUSIVITY. That means only one advertiser from each business category is allowed in each edition, allowing our advertisers to
LOCK OUT their competition – unlike any other publication in town!
For more, please see the benefits of Coffee News on our Advertising page.
A good ad is like a seed for a fruit tree. Repetition is its water. Weekly consistency is its sunlight. The longer your seed is allowed to grow in the
mind of the public, the greater and greater your harvests will be. What size harvests do you want to see?
Yes, you can. There is never a charge for minor ad changes, which may be
When you advertise with Coffee News, you get more than just an ad on a page. Coffee News actively networks throughout the business community, working to make connections between readers and
local businesses. In addition, a portion of your advertising dollars go back to the community in the form of donations to various non-