Who We Are

Advance Ohio is a dynamic media company that operates cleveland.com, the #1 source of news and information in the state, and Sun News, one of the largest AAM-audited paid weekly chains in the USA. We are responsible for all multimedia ad sales for The Plain Dealer, Sun News, and cleveland.com and are the leading consumer engagement experts in Ohio. Our digital and data capabilities are second to none. Let us show you how we can build your business, improve your market share and deliver lasting results.

Brands We Represent

WHAT WE DO

Services

Campaign Development

Exceptional content and creative deserves attention, and our strategies deliver that attention and activity.

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Marketing Platforms

Using real time data, Advance Ohio provides a multi-channel approach to advertising and media. 

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Data & Insights

Advance Ohio is a digital agency that reaches a larger audience than any other media outlet in Ohio. We use data to develop industry-proven strategies that provide…

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OUR REACH

Brands & Affiliates

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Our Expertise

Retail

Your retail business isn’t alone in wondering how online consumers are changing brick-and-mortar businesses. 

Recruitment

Lowering the cost per hire, cost per quality applicant, and transitioning candidates from “probably” to “definitely” is a science. 

Healthcare

Healthcare is a crowded field, and choices abound for patients.  How can healthcare marketers stay above the fray?

B2B

Search is a critical component of any business.  You know where your customers are coming from and what you want them to do.

Education

Declining student numbers are a reality, and the way those students engage is different than previous generations.

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Automotive

We have hundreds of auto clients nationwide, and we tell them all: More visits to VDP’s mean more appointments and more test drives.

TESTIMONIALS

What People
Are Saying

  • The library launched a Search Engine Marketing campaign about three years ago to drive more traffic to their website and create more awareness of the availability of free media downloads.

    Cathy Polipre Cleveland Public Library
  • Dr. DeVor used our staff of experts to help him select which of our more than 100 digital services would work best for his business. In less than a year, DeVor’s new patient flow more than doubled.

    Dr. DeVor Dr. DeVor, DDS
  • With the ever-changing digital marketing landscape, The Music Settlement knew they needed an experienced and knowledgeable partner to help them navigate their new digital marketing campaigns. That’s why they partnered with Advance Ohio to lead their search engine marketing efforts.

    Lynn Johnson The Music Settlement
  • Advance Ohio has helped us navigate through the ever-changing digital landscape.  Our focus was to increase qualified visits to our site, increase page views and time spent on the site and with Advance Ohio, we have been able to do this.  One goal was to be the destination to buy an Engagement Ring in the Cleveland area and Advance Ohio has helped us to be found.

    Theresia Oreskovic Peter & Co. Jewelers

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