Advantage Archives

Whether your document is a day old, or 200 years old, Advantage has the technology, experience and expertise to provide you with records management options that will fit your organization’s unique needs. Our Cedar Rapids, Iowa facility is purpose-built for document management, imaging, newspaper preservation operations and project management.

Advantage Newspaper Consultants

With seasoned newspaper professionals at the helm, Advantage Newspaper Consultants has been helping newspapers increase their advertising revenue with sales blitzes for over twenty years! Let us help you devise a bundled media sales blitz that puts your advertisers in front of all your readers - print, digital and mobile - for an entire year!

Community State Bank/QCR Holdings, Inc.

QCR Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Moline, Illinois, is a relationship-driven, multi-bank holding company, which serves the Quad City, Cedar Rapids, Rockford, Waterloo/Cedar Falls and Des Moines communities through its wholly owned subsidiary banks, and also engages in commercial leasing through its wholly owned subsidiary, m2 Lease Funds, LLC based in Milwaukee, WI.

Creative Circle Media Solutions

WE ARE A UNIQUE firm, drawing much of our talent from top working media professionals. We can put together a team of specialists to help you with a wide range of design, content, workflow, management, production, advertising or technical needs. The result is guaranteed – top quality training, management and design services.

Customized Newspaper Advertising

Customized Newspaper Advertising (CNA) is the sales arm of the Iowa Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Newspaper Association and Michigan Press Association. CNA annually sells millions of dollars in newspaper classified and display advertising for regional and national advertisers. CNA can help facilitate multi-newspaper and online planning and placement in one state or nationwide.

Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center

The Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center is a full-service design group, specializing in pre-media services ranging from high-revenue campaigns to imaging and ad production services.

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University

One of the first, largest and most comprehensive journalism and communication programs in Iowa, continuously accredited since 1948.

Holmes Murphy EBS

Employer Benefit Services, Ltd., a Holmes Murphy company, specializes in providing businesses and associations with a full range of group and individual employee benefit programs. Its access to top-rated insurance carriers provides your company with custom-tailored benefit plans at competitive, cost-effective rates.

Iowa Courts Online

Iowa’s criminal database used by the Supreme Court of Iowa, judges, clerks of the court and other law officials.

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs empowers Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by connecting Iowans to the people, places and points of pride that define our state. The department impacts Iowans through the State Historical Society of Iowa, the Iowa Arts Council and Produce Iowa — State Office of Media Production. It engages Iowans by elevating the role arts, history and culture play as an economic driver, a catalyst for the creative sector and a key ingredient in our quality of life.

Iowa Freedom of Information Council

The Iowa Freedom of Information Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization made up of journalists, lawyers, educators and other Iowans devoted to open government and government accountability. We educate citizens through speeches and training programs. We make our views known through letters to government officials, newspaper columns and appearances before committees of the Iowa Legislature. We welcome your questions and support.

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

As an organization, the INF is focused on fostering excellence in journalism, engaging tomorrow’s leaders, developing future talent and championing the first amendment.


The mission of the Iowa Center for Investigative Journalism is to maintain an independent, non-partisan journalistic program dedicated to producing and encouraging explanatory and investigative journalism in Iowa, engaging in collaborative reporting efforts with Iowa news organizations and educating journalism students.

National Newspaper Association

Established in 1885, the National Newspaper Association (NNA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing the owners, publishers and editors of America’s community newspapers. NNA’s mission is to protect, promote and enhance America’s community newspapers. Today, NNA’s 2,200 members make it the largest national newspaper association.

NTVB Media

NTVB Media is the leading publisher of TV entertainment and listings magazines, serving over 20 million readers daily. We are the only subscription based publisher that offers custom and local TV program guides. Introducing FREE print and digital entertainment content, ReMIND magazine and the TV NUTT widget for your website!

Our Hometown

Our Hometown Inc has provided newspapers with digital web production services for over 18 years. Currently lead by CEO Paul Kozma, the company is expanding its contributions to the newspaper industry by further improving available web services, as well as developing innovative products for newspapers to engage readers online.


The Partnership@DrugFreeIowa.org is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide information, education and encouragement to Iowans fighting the problem of drug use in order to build healthy kids, healthy families, healthy communities and a healthy future for Iowa.


A printing, design & clothing company owned and operated by extremely attractive Midwesterners.

Site Impact

Site Impact specializes in multi-channel direct marketing services. Our clients range from Fortune 500 corporations, locally owned and operated small business, as well as advertising agencies who use our private label services. By providing integrated marketing solutions that target your ideal audience, we are one of the leading providers in data and marketing resources.

Star*Key Software

Star*Key Software develops software solutions for the printing industry. Our flagship product is a print estimating software application for newspaper and commercial web offset printers called the Presstimator.


TownNews.com offers you state-of-the-art automation technology, helping more than 1,500 newspapers publish interactive editions online. Member newspapers include dailies, weeklies and shoppers from groups and independents in all 50 states. The BLOX content management system turns the world on its head, offering powerful administrative tools that are easy for any staff member at your newspaper to use.

University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Established in 1924, the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication has long been recognized as a leader in journalism education.