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The Best Ad Agency for St. Louis Small Businesses

Meet me in St. Louis where the corporate headquarters of Anheuser-Busch, Energizer, Edward Jones, Purina and other powerhouse brands have solidified the Gateway of the West as the gateway to business opportunity. Local advertising agencies and marketing companies have their pick of large-scale clients with seemingly unlimited budgetary resources for marketing and advertising. As a St. Louis small business owner, does it make sense for you to partner with a large advertising agency? Moreover, can you afford it? If not, how do you garner attention against such goliath brands?

Don’t waste precious time comparing St. Louis advertising agency lists, such as the “20 Best St. Louis Advertising Agencies” or “St. Louis Largest Agencies” as this mundane exercise won’t help you get the best St. Louis marketing for the best price. Make the smart choice – Valpak of Greater St. Louis – a refreshing change from the expensive, impersonal advertising agencies in Northeast Missouri. Here’s why:

5 Pros of Valpak St. Louis Advertising Agency

  1. One-on-one attention to your business goals/needs
  2. Budget-friendly marketing tools with impressive results
  3. Unmatched local and industry advertising expertise
  4. 24/7 ad performance tracking for marketing ROI
  5. Proven results across channels – direct mail and digital

successful advertising to customers shoppingWith the cornerstone of the Valpak brand, our signature Blue Envelope, your business can reach hundreds of thousands of Greater St. Louis households for less with the cost savings of shared direct mail. We mail twice a month (350,000 households in mailing 1 and up to 400,000 households in mailing 2).

Direct Mail Services in St. Louis, MO

Compared to the average St. Louis consumer, Valpak targets an audience with 36% more income and 35% higher home values. We’ll help you target your St. Louis advertising to reach your core customers with a lean-design ad that generates results. Choose from these printed formats to advertise your products/services:

  • Coupons to give consumers a reason to try your business
  • Flyers to promote limited-time offers or a product menu
  • Cardstock to encourage repeat visits and customer loyalty
  • Neighborhood-targeted postcards to mail postcards at a lower rate – limited inventory!
  • Solo mail to stay top of mind in between Valpak mailings

The best marketing firms can’t emulate the audience targeting capabilities of Valpak direct mail. Contact your Valpak St. Louis advertising consultant for a free audit of your current marketing. We’ll also provide recommendations on where to fill in the gaps to achieve the best return on investment.

Source: Claritas data with current year projections, Jan. 2021.

Digital Marketing for St. Louis Small Businesses

For more than 50 years, Valpak has been known as the leader in direct mail advertising. But just like any other company, we’ve adapted to the changing landscape of marketing and now provide a plethora of digital solutions to alleviate our clients’ pain points and elevate their brand awareness. In conjunction with a still-relevant direct mail piece, we recommend digital marketing to expand the shelf life and success of your marketing endeavors. Our digital advertising solutions include:

Valpak has the unique distinction of being recognized as a Google Premier Partner and your Valpak of Greater St. Louis advertising team has passed certification in Google Ads, including delivering solid revenue and client growth. Contact your local media experts today to get started.

Businesses in St. Louis We Work With

Local businesses that chose to partner with Valpak for digital marketing and direct mail in the St. Louis, MO area are happy they did. Check out our local coupons page to see the St. Louis businesses that advertise with us, including these companies you see below:

Culver's in Chesterfield & O'Fallon, MO logo Talaynas Restaurant & Banquet in Chesterfield, MO LogoOff The Grill in Maryland Heights, MO LogoRapid Lube in Edwardsville, IL logo

Jitterbug Pest Control has been a Valpak client for over 18 years. Owner Clay Bostick says The Blue Envelope is “very identifiable” and enables him to get his name out to households that look forward to opening Valpak every month. Clay believes, “repetitive advertising is always beneficial” and recommends Valpak to other businesses because “it literally pays for itself plus some, and that’s what you’re looking for in advertising.” Clay isn’t the only long-time advertiser who continues to partner with Valpak because it works. Small business owners across the country have seen similar success – and you can too!

“Valpak continues to be a staple for our business. Leads generated are serious buyers that produce profitable business month after month. Valpak understands the importance of brand recognition and helps their customers achieve that and more. [] furthers brand awareness and markets to other demographics that may have gone untouched.” – John Redwine, III, Craig & Son Concrete

“With Valpak we have seen an increase in new patients at a lower acquisition cost than other direct mail products.” – Jason Billingsley, Annandale Smiles




From direct mail coupons to solo direct mail, ad space that fits your business at prices that fit your budget.



Robust digital marketing solutions, including website development and SEM, from a Google Premier Partner.

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Performance tracking of your direct mail and digital advertising campaigns to prove return on investment.

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Mailing Areas

Target qualified Missouri households in cities across St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties. For specific dates and coverage, contact your Valpak of Greater St. Louis representative.

Mailing Schedule

Mail Dates Estimated
In-Home Date
Jan. 30 2021 Feb. 2 2021
Feb. 27 2021 Mar. 2 2021
Mar. 13 2021 Mar. 16 2021
Apr. 3 2021 Apr. 6 2021
Apr. 16 2021 Apr. 19 2021
May. 1 2021 May. 4 2021
May. 14 2021 May. 17 2021
May. 29 2021 Jun. 1 2021
Jun. 12 2021 Jun. 15 2021
Jul. 3 2021 Jul. 6 2021
Jul. 16 2021 Jul. 19 2021
Jul. 31 2021 Aug. 3 2021
Aug. 13 2021 Aug. 16 2021
Aug. 28 2021 Aug. 31 2021
Sep. 10 2021 Sep. 13 2021
Oct. 2 2021 Oct. 5 2021
Oct. 15 2021 Oct. 18 2021
Oct. 30 2021 Nov. 2 2021
Nov. 12 2021 Nov. 15 2021
Nov. 27 2021 Nov. 30 2021
Dec. 8 2021 Dec. 11 2021
Dec. 30 2021 Jan. 3 2022

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Valpak in St. Louis FAQ

How Much Does It Cost to Advertise with Valpak in St. Louis?

Valpak costs as little as 3 to 5 cents per household in St. Louis. How often you mail and to how many households, the industry you’re in, discount pricing (when available), the format of your print piece and whether you add on digital marketing will impact the final cost. Your St. Louis area advertising rep for Valpak will create a custom campaign that’s affordable, targeted and meets the unique marketing needs of your business.

Where Does Valpak Mail in St. Louis and How Often?

Valpak mails to top households in cities across St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties every two weeks, 350,000 households in mailing 1 and up to 400,000 households in mailing 2. View the Greater St. Louis area map and schedule.

What Are Some of the Best Advertising Options Available in St. Louis?

Targeted direct mail marketing from Valpak can be the most affordable option for a business to advertise in St. Louis. With a proven track record and a household name, Valpak often outperforms other advertising agencies in the Greater St. Louis area. Digital marketing is also a low-cost advertising option to extend the reach and potential return on investment of any print advertising campaign.

Why is Valpak the Best Way to Advertise with Direct Mail in St. Louis?

Because 9 out of 10 households that receive Valpak in the mail open it. What other advertising can say that? Our Blue Envelope and neighborhood-targeted postcards also reach an audience in St. Louis with 36% more income and 30% higher purchasing power than the average local consumer. For even more targeting capabilities and format options for businesses in the Greater St. Louis area, check out our customizable postcards.

Does Valpak Work in St. Louis?

You bet it does! Your Valpak rep in St. Louis will help you develop a marketing plan around your goals (sales, brand awareness, ROI, etc.). With our ability to track your success, you’ll also know exactly how your Valpak advertising is performing each month. To see how Valpak has worked for businesses across dozens of industries, visit our success stories.