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South Beach Bride is the region’s ultimate resource for wedding planning. Specifically designed to attract sophisticated brides with above average incomes, the magazine and website presents the area’s premiere experts, resources and consultants. Published quarterly in March, June, September and December, South Beach Bride is simply the best advertising resource for businesses that help couples plan their dream wedding.

About South Beach Bride outh Beach Bride is the ultimate wedding fashion, design inspiration and planning resource for South Florida Weddings for today’s discerning Bride. South Beach Bride features the South Florida elite wedding professionals available to Bride’s. Every vendor and professional featured or advertised throughout the pages of South Beach Bride has been rated a preferred vendor based on experience, quality of work and references. Most of our vendor’s products and services are available for travel so Brides can be sure that many vendors found throughout the magazine are available to her regardless of where she plans to wed.

South Beach Bride also keeps Brides in the know about the latest in Wedding fashion and design with pages upon pages of table settings, décor, bouquets and floral arrangements, tips from notable and celebrity event designers and more in every issue. Bringing Brides everything from Runway to Real Life Brides for both wedding gowns and bridal party/evening wear designs, South Beach Bride is setting wedding fashion trends. See firsthand the latest in each issue of South Beach Bride.

Advertising outh Beach Bride Magazine is a beautiful four color high gloss, full size Quarterly Regional Bridal magazine. Our subscription list is between 10,000 and 13,000 brides and we attract 50100 new brides to our database on average every single day. Don’t miss this opportunity to reach thousands of brides. Advertise with South Beach Bride! Interested in joining the South Beach Bride team of expert wedding professionals? It’s a smart decision and here are some reasons why:

1 : It’s Easy To Say “I Do“!

South Florida’s best quarterly regional bridal magazine is the region’s ultimate planning resource for Brides-to-be and their families. We reach more brides, more often, with more direct mail distribution. Over 5,000 in the South Florida zip codes alone.

2: We Advertise For You!

We invest $1,000’s in radio, direct mailings, newspaper ads, online searches and other promotional programs to locate home addresses of verified brides-to-be who are planning their weddings in our market.

3: Frequency Works

Our average bride is engaged for 14 months. By the end of her planning, South Beach Bride has sent 4 magazines each to our 10,000+ magazine subscribers’. Get into the bride’s hands as early as possible through South Beach Bride. Each issue is filled with new editorial, new pictures, tips and trends. South Beach Bride is accessible 24/7/365 online with the current issue as the focus of the home page. Our vendor resource center constantly places our advertiser’s message in front of the Brides-to-be and their families.

4: Free Magazines for Our Brides

We give our brides a free magazine up to the time of their wedding date. Each brand new issue is packed with new editorial, new pictures, and vendor resources shipped to our brides’ homes. In addition to our subscribers, South Beach Bride is distributed at Bridal Registries and our advertiser’s business locations. Our magazine also available in an E-Zine version as well as print, we are the state-of-the-art solution for today’s bride. This total solution constantly places your ad in front of engaged couples and their families.

5: Advertising Discounts for You

We offer many discount programs. We also offer serious discounts to advertisers who sign a 1 year advertising contract. Contact your sales representative today to see which discounts you qualify for.

6: Reasonable Pricing

Magazine and online advertising programs start at $50 to suit your marketing and promotional needs.

Print Media Advertising Rates B/C


1/6 Page


1/4 Page


1/3 Page*


1/2 Page*


2/3 Page


Full Page




Inside Cover


Back Cover




On-Line (6 mos.)


Discounts available for multiple issue commitment * 1/4, 1/3 and 1/2 page ads available in 2 sizes. See Ad Specs & Layout page. ** Up to 5 lines, 60 characters per line

Print Advertising Specifications & Rates Binding: Perfect bound: South Beach Bride Trim Size: 8 1/8“ x 10 7/8“ Page: 3 columns wide, 2 1/4“ x 10“ each Bleed Size: 8 3/4“ x 11 1/4“ Spread Bleed: 17“ x 11 1/4“ Print Method: Web offset Live Area: 7“ x 10“ (The minimum live area for a full page bleed ad is 7.875 x 10.625) (1/4 of an inch from the edge of the trim). Because of the variations in the printing/trimming process, we do not recommend using a border on the edge of a bleed ad.)

Materials Ads must be supplied electronically using Adobe InDesign, QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator (with type converted to outlines and saved as an EPS), Adobe Photoshop or as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file, PDF/X-1a preferred. Color ads must be accompanied by a SWOP standard color proof or the magazine can not guarantee color reproduction. Any ad not received electronically will incur production charges. All ads must be accompanied with a 300dpi jpeg version as well as a pdf.

Fonts No Multiple Master fonts.

Color All colors must be CMYK; Use of Pantone color(s) is subject to prior agreement and carries a premium charge.

Artwork All artwork should be 300 dpi at the size it is place in the file. All color art must be CMYK. The maximum ink density for CMYK images is 280%. Line art must be 1200 dpi at the size it is placed in the file and saved as a bitmap file. All graphics and images must be saved as jpeg files.

Email & FTP Submit to your sales representative and ads@southbeachbride. com Contact your sales representative for FTP site details.

Full Service Art Dept. Don’t have an ad? Let our Art Department create one just for YOU, excluseively for South Beach Bride Magazine!

Ad Specs & Layout Full Page Bleed Bleed 8.75" x 11.25" Trim 8.125" x 10.875"

Full Page Std No Bleed

1/3 Pg Vertical

7" x 10"

2.25" x 10.0"

*If type in a spread ad crosses the gutter, please leave 3/8“ between texts to insure proper read-across. Following these guidelines will ensure that your ad will print properly and will not incur additional charges. Ads that do not adhere to the above specifications may be returned to the client. We always strive to make your ad work, but if it doesn’t meet our specifications we cannot guarantee that it will reproduce properly.

1/2 Page Vertical 4.625" x 7.375"

2/3 Vertical 4.625" x 10"

2-Page SPREAD Bleed 16.75" x 11.125" Trim 16.5" x 10.875"

1/4 Page Vertical 3.325" x 4.75" Biz Card 3.875" x 1.9375"

1/4 Page Horizontal 4.75" x 3.325"

1/3Page 1/6 Pg. 2.25" Square x 4.625" x 4.875" 4.875" 1/2 Page Horizontal 7" x 4.875"

Circulation South Beach Bride Publishes Quarterly South Beach Bride Publishing Schedule – 2009-2010


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Circulation South Beach Bride is distributed both in print and as an E-Zine. The E-Zine is distributed to the inbox of those requesting a copy as well as on the homepage on the website.  The print edition is distributed through our vendors, local bridal registries, and bridal retail locations as well as a directly mailed to a comprehensive mailing list of brides planning a South Florida Wedding. This complete distribution program assures advertisers that their advertising message in South Beach Bride will reach the many engaged couples and their families.  Total circulation per issue exceeds 15k.

South Beach Bride Adds Value for Advertisers • Lead List Advertisers receive a list of pre-qualified leads to use for marketing or direct mail efforts.

• Website Link An advertiser hot link is displayed on the wedding resource pages: hot links and full advertorial that can be updated as needed by each vendor. The brides and their families may also contact you directly thru a reply to vendor link.

• Bulk Copies Complimentary issues are provided to any advertiser who wishes to share them with clients.

• Editorial Coverage South Beach Bride makes every attempt to source its advertisers and feature advertiser photographs. It is best to commit to advertising as early as possible in order to meet the editorial deadlines.

South Beach Bride Media Kit  

South Florida's Ultimate Bridal Resource Center Media Kit for potential advertisers.