You can promote your business or events online, through our monthly magazine or with both all at great value!
The monthly costs for this website are from £10 per month for an advert on our Home Page
See below for more details of our magazine and online.
The Conduit Magazine Online - As you will have seen our online version is not the same as our magazine! New for this website is 'Latest News' stories as well as the Local Directory. You can also now submit to us events. private sales and stories which have missed our deadline for the main magazine and we will include them. You can also advertise your events. There is still a comprehensive listing of What is happening in the area as well as Village and Town News. There is also Art, Music, Performance, Music Gigs and Film. The Food & Drink section has previous Restaurant Reviews and we are able to update our Private Sales. Full details are available on request.
The Conduit Magazine established 15 years ago is a very popular free glossy colour A4 magazine covering the West Dorset/South Somerset border area. Our stylish magazine provides interesting articles, smart design and quality print with over 10,000 copies.
Readership Background: The magazine covers the towns of Bruton, Castle Cary, Sherborne, Somerton, Wincanton, Yeovil and the surrounding villages. Editorial style is friendly, informative with a strong emphasise on local events and leisure activities. There are sections on History, Village News, Art and Theatre, Restaurants and Food Reviews, Health and Fitness, Beauty, Gardening, Motoring, Finance, Fashion, Home & Interiors and Outdoor activities. We also have monthly special features and a ‘Bargain Hunters Corner’ for private sellers. Our monthly readership is estimated at over 40,000 in the A, B bracket with a strong readership in both the towns and surrounding villages.
Distribution: This is through the internet as well as over 350 selected locations in our readership area through West Dorset and South Somerset including Supermarkets, Post Offices, Hospitals, Libraries, Tourist Attractions, Golf Courses, Restaurants, Theatres, Public Houses, Leisure Centres, Railway Stations & both village and town shops. Further distribution breakdown for copies delivered in towns and villages is available on request.
Rates start as low as £6 for an Enhanced Events Listing. Our adverts are professionally designed with your business in mind and start from £25 for a small box advert to £60 for an 1/8th page to £110 for a 1/4 page and £300 for a full page. Our full rates with series discounts and promotional features are available on reques with discounts on 4 issues, 6 issuesd and 12 issuest. Our package of online + magazine is even better value!
Published monthly: Before the last weekend of the month for the magazine. Anytime for this website.
Editorial Deadline: Thursday before advertising deadline - See below. Anytime for this website.
2017 ADVERTISING DEADLINES:
Feb - Monday 16th Jan (Delivered 25-27 Jan)
Mar - Monday 13th Feb (Delivered 22-24 Feb) + Garden Feature
Apr - Monday 13th Mar (Delivered 22-24 Mar)
May - Monday 17th Apr (Delivered 26-28 Apr) + Garden Feature
Jun - Monday 15th May (Delivered 24-26 May) + Show Feature
July - Monday 12th June (Delivered 21-23 June)
Aug - Monday 17th July (Delivered 26-28 July)
Sept - Monday 14th Aug (Delivered 23-25 Aug)
Oct - Monday 18th Sept (Delivered 27-29 Sept)
Nov - Monday 16th Oct (Delivered 25-27 Oct) + Christmas Menu Feature
Dec - Monday 13th Nov (Delivered 22-24 Sept) + Christmas Feature
If you are interested in submitting articles or booking into any of the editions please telephone or e-mail us and we will book you into any of the issues you require. Editorial is always the Friday before the advertising deadline.
..... and here are some happy advertisers comments:
Thanks for giving the Friends such brilliant exposure. The advert looks brilliant!
Just wanted to say thank you very much for the excellent coverage of our events in the listings of your magazine.
Just a quick email to say another thank you. The ad looks amazing.