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this is for you: Level 4, 283-285 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000 T. +61 (02) 8231 7700 E.


BBM Magazine stats & facts • Australia’s largest national free publication for internationals living and travelling in Australia

• 10,000 copies distributed nationally every week • Independently Audited by CAB • 50,000 readers per week

• Loyally read by expats from the UK and Ireland, international travelers, working holiday makers and likeminded Australian residents. • Demographic age range 21-35

• 94% weekly pick up (monitored weekly) • Published for over 11 years

• Over 800 outlets nationwide

• Distributed via bars, pubs, travel agents, hotels, hostels, retail outlets, cafés, and music venues.

• Available via subscription on

• Available to view online as an interactive flipbook

THE MAGAZINE BBM is a unique magazine that’s informal, yet informative, off the wall but stylish, offering tabloid-style news, sport, gossip, celebrity interviews and reviews with an entertaining twist. BBM also features a comprehensive what’s on section, listing all the best gigs, top tours and must-see events for each of the major states, as well as frequent travel features on the greatest destinations across Australia and Asia Pacific.

Original and innovative, the magazine develops fresh sections on a regular basis to grow with our reader’s tastes and adapt to emerging trends from around the globe.

• Gossip • UK, Irish and world news • Interviews and reviews • World Sport, from EPL to the latest UFC and NRL • UK and Irish Soaps (Keep up to date with behind the scenes info) • The Wrap (detailed info on up and coming tours and events) • Competitions • What’s On (music, entertainment, films, festivals and markets) • Horoscopes and Jokes • Local football results and weekly European League table • Travel • Accommodation and Things to do listings • Classifieds adverts • Recruitment section

NEWSLETTER & SOCIAL MEDIA BBM now produces a weekly e-newsletter that is sent out every Wednesday afternoon to a 10,000 plus database.

The newsletter has a target audience of young professionals with disposable income who enjoy socialising and travel.

Like BBM magazine, the newsletter is a unique way of getting your message across to a demographic with budgets to invest on entertainment, travel and lifestyle. • Gossip • Joke of the week • UK, Irish and World news • Interviews • Sport • Competitions

• Fashion • What’s On • Festival focus or bar of the week • Top 3 picks (Our top 3 recommendations for things to do around the country)

Face to Face


BBM sponsors weekly events across the country to ensure the brand is constantly introduced to a fresh audience and to hold the brands awareness with the resident Australian (expats) market.

With over 1,400 followers, BBM’s editorial will show you the innerworkings of the magazine, providing you the first thoughts on the latest films and albums, as well as live-tweeting from sporting events, music festivals and award shows. In addition, the Twitter account is a great source of interaction with our readership in terms of exposing them to the latest gigs, events or competitions.



From club nights to cabaret and national radio the BBM team are constantly out and about with our readers, keeping us in touch with growing trends and emerging culture.

Now with over 900 fans and growing daily, what better way to interact with our readership.

The BBM Facebook fans page is a great way of promoting events, competitions and content in a personal face-to-face fashion.

Capitalising on the enormous success of the Survivor television show (whose Heroes vs. Villains season averaged 1 million viewers each week), BBM hosts a weekly podcast where over 7,000 subscribers listen to our exclusive interviews with the show’s castaways. These interviews are one of a kind and appeal to the audience of Survivor – young, media-savvy travellers and residents in Australia.

BBM LIVE WEBSITE Overhauled and upgraded, BBM Live is now the first place to read our magazine content as well as containing extensive listings for bars, pubs, clubs, travel, things to do, migration, tax, jobs and accommodation. BBM Live is a one stop shop for people to keep entertained, find out what’s on and research holiday information for destinations all over Asia Pacific.

Sections include LIFESTYLE Music news, what’s on, bars, events, festivals, comps, interviews, reviews, jokes and crystal balls

NEWS UK, Irish, World and Australian regional headlines with a twist TRAVEL Australia’s must see destinations, getting around and adventure sports.

SPORT The latest views and news from around the world, including a video player which streams UFC event coverage. LISTINGS Bars, clubs, pubs, accommodation, things to do, adventure sports, travel info by state.

BARS Listings for bars, pubs and clubs in all major cities and other locations.

VISA AND MIGRATION Business listing of trusted migration agents and information on how to get your visa for Australia as well as hints and tips on staying in the country . EMPLOYMENT Jobs board for temp and full time employment nationwide in Australia, classifieds.

TAX Trusted listing on tax agents across the country and tips to ensure you the maximum return. USEFUL INFO Shipping, money transfers, gyms, hairdressers and clothes shops. This section provides a useful collection on things people want to know when arriving in Australia. TRAINING RSA / RCG, White card, Business, Photography, Language and much more.

ACCOMMODATION Helping our readers find accommodation to suit all budgets in Australia and beyond.

YOUR SHOUT your guide to australia's best bars, clubs & pubs Gain exposure to a diverse set of new customers, ranging from BBM’s original readership of British and Irish expatriates and working holiday makers from all over the world to young professionals working in and around Australia’s capital cities, with BBM’s unbiased guide to the country’s entertainment industry.

BBM is Australia’s leading lifestyle and entertainment street press, and this spin-off title will appeal to a young, sociable audience of people actively seeking things to do and places to be in Australia’s major cities. This A5 glossy magazine will provide an insight into your business, tailored to your needs to ensure the best results. We also have contributors who can review your venue for additional exposure.

Distributed nationally via bars, pubs, travel agents, 3-5 star hotels, hostels, retail outlets, cafés, offices and music venues.

To view the online version of Your Shout check out and take a look at the bars, pubs and clubs listings for your state. Distribution: 20,000 each quarter Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn

bungalow 8

Describe your venue

Boasting a menu that showcases Australia’s freshest and most succulent seafood at affordable prices, welcoming staff, entertainment by leading DJs and absolute harbour side location, Bungalow 8 has quickly established itself as one of Sydney’s favourite dining experiences.

List your contact details

barra Mondays A delicious once-a-week treat that is bound to get the taste buds of seafood lovers seriously tingling. Choose from barramundi steamed, grilled or fried with a house beverage for $21.

Include photos

All you can Eat Mussels Come on down to Bungalow 8 for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays and enjoy all you can eat of their famous mussels and chunky fries. Bookings essential.

Name & location

High Five It’s Friday High Five the staff to receive $5 house drinks every Friday between 5pm and 7pm. House drinks include beer, wine and spirits.

Bungalow Nights

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Every Saturday- Bringing the party vibe harbour side! Punch buckets, Live Percussion & Free entry before 10pm.

Ladies Who Lunch Saturdays and Sundays- Especially for the ladies! A selection of share plates plus a glass of bubbles for each person $40 per head.

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Advertise your product here

Opening Hours: Sunday – Wednesday: 12pm-1am Thursday – Saturday: 12pm-3am

contact: 3 Lime Street, Darling Harbour NSW 2000 Ph: 9299 4660


BBM Online Rates

Full Page $980 Half Page $580 Quarter Page $360 Double page spread $1800 Cover page $2000

PREMIUM Premium ROS Run of Site

(excludes GST)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION • Discounts available on long term agreements. • Please note these prices exclude GST and agency commission.

Classified rates

STANDARD LINEAGE: $50.00 for 30 words + 50c per each additional word BOXED LINEAGE: Additional $10 COLOURED BACKGROUND: Additional $10 PER CM COLUMN: $25.00 per cm column - colour Can include graphics and supplied logos. (excludes GST)

your shout rates Price: $750 + GST per page for one issue $500 + GST per page for all 4 issues Discounts for group venue bookings available Premium Position Price: $1200 + GST Back Cover: $2000

Contact Advertising enquiries: TOM SHAKIR Phone: (02) 8231 7703

Classifieds and all other enquiries: JOHN MCMAHON Phone: (02) 8231 7701

(excludes GST)



HOME PAGE (SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY) Top Banner (900 pixels x 60 pixels) - $1000 + GST per wk Boxed banner (200 pixels x 167 pixels) - $500 + GST per wk Bottom page banner (add size…) - $600 + GST per wk ALL OTHER PAGES Top Banner (900 pixels x 60 pixels) - $600 + GST per wk Boxed banner (200 pixels x 167 pixels) - $350 + GST per wk Bottom page banner (add size…) - $400 + GST per wk LISTINGS $2000 + GST for 52 weeks Bars/Accommodation/Activities/Migration/Tax

ARTWORK SPECS & PRINT INFO Classified Deadlines

Advertising Deadlines

Per cm Column: 5pm Wednesday (includes all text, logos and graphics) Standard Lineage: Midday Thursday

Booking deadline: Tues 5pm Artwork to be designed by BBM: Wed 5pm Completed Artwork: Thurs 9am

FULL PAGE 205(w)mm x 280(h)mm

DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD 400(w)mm x 280(h)mm Measurements include 5mm bleed, trim size is 390mm x 270mm

Measurements include 5mm bleed, trim size is 195mm x 270mm

BOXED ADVERT 200(w)px x 167(h)px

BANNER ADVERT 900(w)px x 60(h)px

HALF PAGE VERTICAL 85.5(w)mm x 240(h)mm

HALF PAGE HORIZONTAL 175(w)mm x 118(h)mm

QUARTER PAGE HORIZONTAL 85.5(w)mm x 118(h)mm

FULL PAGE 158(w)mm x 220(h)mm

DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD 306(w)mm x 158(h)mm Measurements include 5mm

Measurements include 5mm bleed, trim size is 148mm x 210mm

Artwork specifications Artwork must be supplied as PDF, TIFF, EPS or JPG files only. Word Documents will not be

To advertisers The booking deadline is Tues 5pm. We

accepted. A $50 design fee is applicable to prepare artwork for print from Word Documents.

need any requested changes by this time,

dpi. To ensure quality reproduction of artwork , PANPA specs must be followed - especially the

trademarks & images in advertisements is

All vector artwork must have outlined type. Accurate reproduction cannot be guaranteed if

type is not outlined / vectorised. Artwork is to be CMYK Colour. All files must be at least 300 30% dot gain setting and the 70% Grey Component Replacement.

• Allow 30% dot gain for mid-tones with a Maximum ink film weight of 210% • Solids should not exceed 90%

• Any reversed type should not be finer than 12pt. Any finer point size may be distorted

during cold set printing process. Choose bold typefaces where possible & avoid Serif type faces

• Smallest point size for Mono type should be 4pt

• Four colour process type to be a minimum of 8pt

• Any black tones used should be a percentage of K, no greater than 90% rather than a

mixture of all four colours BBM takes no responsibility for poor reproduction if artwork is not supplied to these specifications.

otherwise we cannot guarantee that they will be made. Gaining the approval for the use of the responsibility of the advertiser, and not

BBM Pty Ltd. Advertising material is accepted in good faith, & BBM bears no responsibility

for any claims or errors. Copyright of original material is held by BBM. Reproduction

in whole or part is forbidden except with

written permission of the publishers. The

views expressed are not necessarily those of the publisher.

BBM Media Kit 2011  

BBM Media Kit

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