Customer Testimonials

Since starting to advertise in December 2015 and running an ad in all the papers each week, I had the most calls for estimates in January that I ever had! The Times papers work!

Todd Vansaghi/Owner, - Wood Floor Solutions, Inc.



Knowing how important first impressions are, I knew I needed a great website. My Times Group sales executive did a great job connecting me with the experts at Propel Marketing to develop my new website. The experience was very positive, communication was simple and the end result was exactly what I wanted to improve my presence online.

Michael L. Bush,

Attorney At Law,
Morton, IL



JENNIFER BRADSHAW - Pekin, IL real estate agent

I have been using the Pekin Times for over 20 years to keep my business infront of perspective buyers and sellers. I have had excellent results in getting my name and my listings viewed by many people in Pekin / surrounding communities MY representative is always attentive to my needs and introducing me to any promotions forthcoming I highly recommend using the Pekin times to promote yoru business

Jennifer Bradshaw Realtor
Coldwell Banker Honig Bell 
2816 Court st Pekin IL 61554 




We love our new website designed by Propel Marketing

Brad Hartter - Owner Hartter Interiors, Roanoke


The best thing about working with "Times and Mike Mehl" is the 'End Result' . They work with you, along side you until they have made sure you are satisfied. Always staying in touch, concerned about you and your business and always have your best interests at heart. They really do care and want to put out a quality product to fit your needs!!  

Todd Grimm, owner, Gold's Gym, Peoria and Morton, IL. 


“Our sales have increased 52% since using the Times Newspapers

Mike Miller, Building Sales Specialist, Cleary Building Corp., Eureka, IL


“Our lunch sales have increased 25% since using the Times Newspapers”

Laura Hurckes - Owner, The 5th Quarter Sports Bar & Pizzeria, East Peoria


 “After advertising in a regional paper I had lost hope in a newspapers ability to bring customers into my store, since advertising in the Times that hope as been restored.”



  “As a small business owner, we must seek out the best exposure for our advertising dollar. The Times Newspapers provides just that. Wlth a sweeping audience, yet the choice of community targeting, the TimesNewspaper have proven to be a successful partner in growing our exposure to the local communities and in turn growing our business. Thank for providing an excellent advertising tool that fits our small town budgetl Kudos to you.”

Stephanie Farris, owner, Picket Fence Gift & Garden Center, Chillicothe


“We’ve been in business for a year and a half and the coupon we advertise in the Times has brought in alot of new customers.”

Amber & Marty, Owners, Fillin' Station Family Diner, Sunnyland


Our job fair was a great success! We judged the success of our job fair by taking a poll of those who attended, they said they saw the flyer you printed and inserted for us in your newspapers

Cindy Winkler, Peoria Charter Coach, Peoria


I feel people read the Times Newspapers because this is the first year we have advertised the “Back 40 Playground” at no charge for July and August and we have had a huge response . . . lots of happy children.

Marilyn and Richard Tanner Tanner’s Orchard 740 Illinois 40, Speer, IL

Here is a look at the websites Propel has developed for our clients