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MEDIA PACK 2013 The North West’s Biggest FREE Monthly Magazine

Your Complete Advertising Guide

Advert Sizes and Artwork Dimensions We accept adverts in the following formats: Ideally a high-resolution PDF or JPEG 300 DPI. However we can work with Indesign, Eps, Tiff, Psd, Word / Publisher / Powerpoint, Handwritten Drafts, Emails or your Business Card or Flyer.


1/4 PAGE

1/8 PAGE


1/6 PAGE

If you need an advert designed, we can provide that service for you by one of our in house qualified designers. If supplying artwork provided by another media please gain approval prior to sending or we can rework it based on your current marketing. An Artwork Charge of ÂŁ25 will apply to new bookings if not supplied but will be amended free of charge for future bookings unless full redesign is required. FULL PAGE - 190mm H x 138mm W FULL PAGE EDGE TO EDGE - 215mm H x 154mm W Plus 3mm Bleed - Note: Allow 5mm within dimension for text for cropping clearance. HALF PAGE - 93mm H x 138mm W QUARTER PAGE - 93mm H x 66mm W SIXTH PAGE - 93mm H x 45mm W EIGHT PAGE - 45mm H x 66mm W CLASSIFIED - 30mm H x 45mm W COVER STRIP - 45mm H x 150mm W Plus 3mm bleed sides and bottom - Note: Allow 5mm within dimensions for text for cropping clearance sides and bottom only. Premium positions are subject to on availability and carry a 10% additional charge. Classified adverts carry a ÂŁ5 charge and all three month or more bookings carry free artwork.

Payment Terms Payment Terms : The following methods of payment are accepted; cash, cheque (payable to LINK-Magazine) , BACS (details on invoice), Direct Debit or Debit or Credit Card ( 2.5% fee applies to credit and business visa) New bookings will require payment in advance, Direct Debit mandate or a min. of 40% deposit. Thereafter our standard 14 days payment terms will be provided. All payment will be made before copy deadline. Our standard terms and condition apply.

Editorial & Discounts Editorial: When advertising for three months or more you will have the option of a free editorial. This cost effective option allows you to spread you advertising across our magazines at reduced rates. The editorial will be written with your input by our in house qualified journalist. Discounts: LINK-MAG has imbedded great discount from day one and gives the flexibility of booking from just one month to a year or more at the same rate. LINK Magazine has an 90%+ re booking rate for all series booking of 3 months or more.

Copy Deadline is usually before the 15th of each month unless stated in current magazine. LINK-Magazine is a full colour A5 glossy magazine distributed FREE on a monthly basis, to homes and businesses. Each version is targeted to each area, giving our magazine a local feel. These local magazines are, well received and established in each area.

Magazine & Circulations LINK Magazines is currently the North West Biggest Free Monthly Magazine covering 116,000 homes each month across 7 titles including : LINK-FY8 Lytham St.Annes 20,000 Copies Covers all of Lytham St.Annes and Wrea Green. LINK-FY5 Thornton Cleveleys 20,000 Copies Covers Thornton, Stanah, Cleveleys, Anchorsholme, Rossall & Little Bispham all the FY5 postcode area. No other magazine is dedicated to Thornton Cleveleys. LINK-FY2/3 Blackpool North 20,000 Copies Bispham, Layton, Blackpool North, Staining, Herons Reach, Marton and Stanley Park area. LINK-FY6 Poulton Le Fylde 12,000 Copies Poulton, Carleton, Singleton, Hambleton, Pressall, Stalmine,Knott End. No other magazine is dedicated to Poulton Le Fylde. LINK-FY7 Fleetwood 12,000 Copies Covers all the Fleetwood area. No other magazine does. LINK-FY4 Blackpool South 12,000 Copies The only magazine dedicated to Blackpool South LINK-Magazines are distributed by our own team of experienced distributors who know their area well and achieve maximum coverage, as well as a leading local distribution company.

NEW Preston North Magazine Covering 25,000 homes in the Preston North areas of PR2 and as far up as Garstang and surrounding areas.

NEW WEBSITE Coming in Feb 2013 with a multitude of functionality, including online booking and payments, business directory, what’s on, where to eat, online vouchers, competitions, news and much much more...

NEW Mobile App Launch Feb 2013 not only can you read LINK-MAG through the door and online but also on the move, with built in online directory. NEW Pricing structure get discount rate from one month to 12 months, great pricing what you see is what you pay, no gimmicks, no clever sales, just great value advertising. KEEPING IT SIMPLE !

“LINK has been established over 4 years now and currently delivers over 1.2million magazines a year”

Price list for Single Magazine Rate Card 2013

Correct at Jan 2013 Subject to change






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Ask for our rates to cover all magazines from just £130+vat per month 116,000 Cost effective advertising has never been cheaper.

FREE EDITORIAL with every 3 month booking All prices subject to VAT

Why Advertise with LINK-Magazines • LINK Magazines is run by local people with good local knowledge and has an ethos of helping businesses have access to a cost effective and good quality advertising media, that hits more doors than any other similar media in the area. • The magazines are designed to focus on each local area so the reader identifies the strong local product and see it as their local magazine. As well as being branded to focus on each local area, each magazine has a professional photograph for each issue, making it easily identifiable when compared to other media. • The magazine also has a balance of editorial and useful information from competitions, useful numbers, what’s on guides and much more. This gives it a longer shelf-life and our customers a good response on their advertising. • LINK Magazine can also be viewed online in full colour and they are emailed out to our database each month as well as several thousand online page views. • LINK offers the flexibility of targeting your local areas as well as adding other areas to spread your distribution. This allows small and larger companies to use LINK just as effectively with a variety of flexible options. • Build your business locally around where you live so you’re not travelling so far, saving hours and money. • Advertise from just £20 for a month. • LINK also offer leaflet distributed in association with the magazine only, with prices from around £25 per 1000

Get It Covered - Get In LINK! Looking to Advertise your Business in LINK-Magazine? If you are looking to advertise in LINK-Mag you can contact us direct at our head office or contact the person who gave you the media pack. Details are attached. We will then talk through your options and see how best we can help you. If you would prefer we will visit you.

Tel: 0800 970 7687



LINK-Magazine, 32 Rowntree Ave, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 7HE LINK-Magazine is part of MSG Media Limited - Company Registration 07343176 - Vat Number 101770356


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