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Quarter-Page Sized Ad in Next Issue of Live Local! Buzz

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Business-Card-Sized Ad in the next issue of Live Local! Buzz
3.5 inches wide, 5 inches tall
Full color included at no additional charge

Live Local Buzz reaches Tampa Bay’s most influential and community-minded readers three ways:

  • Print edition: Our publications are distributed to LocalShops1 business members, new shopper members and local media. The publications are also available at community festivals and events with our partnering organizations and nonprofits, and distributed to concierge/front desk staff  at hotels along South Pinellas beaches.
  • Digital edition: The Live Local publications are available at no charge in PDF, flipbook and website versions. In addition, links to the magazine are sent to more than 20,000 email subscribers and featured on LocalShops1’s website and social media channels, which have more than 70,000 followers.
  • Social media platforms: Your company’s advertisement will be showcased throughout LocalShops1’s social media pages (70,000+ followers), with hyperlinks to your website, in photo albums on Facebook, boards on Pinterest and in a rotating slideshow on the magazine’s website,

The Buzz
Published quarterly by LocalShops1. The full-color 16-page publication includes local business news and  marketing tips, stories about creative community-building initiatives, upcoming LocalShops1 events and photographic recaps and highlights from the previous two months.






Live Local Buzz Display Advertising
                                       Ad Size                              LS1 Member           Non-Member         Non-Profit 501c3

Business Card             3.5 by 2 inches                     $100/issue             $125/issue                $75/issue
Quarter Page              3.5 by 5 inches                     $150/issue              $200/issue              $125/issue
Half Page                     7 by 5 inches                        $250/issue             $300/issue              $200/issue
Full Page                      7.5 by 10 inches                    $350/issue            $375/issue               $300/issue
Specialty Option         Full-page story/graphic     $450/issue            $525/issue               $400/issue

Specialty Options:  Advertorials + Native Advertising
  •  Business Bio: Full page all about your business, including photos and a professionally written story about how your business started and what makes it stand apart from its competitors. We write the story, and you provide the photos (or we can set up a professional photo session at your business or at a studio, for an  additional charge). 
  • Product Showcase: Full-page eye-cathing display of your favorite products, plus your logo, address, website and phone number. This is an excellent opportunity for artists, gift shops, boutiques, home decor and restaurants. You provide photos, or we can set up a professional photo session at your business or at a studion, for an  additional charge.
  • Sponsored Content: Full-page story/graphic related to your industry, with “Story Sponsor” section that includes your logo, address, phone and website. Also, “Story sponsored by” line, tagging your business, will be included in social media references. Please note that this story is not about your business; instead, it’s one  that will interest your target demographics and include  you as the sponsor. For example, if you are a realtor we may include a story about how to stage your home before selling.


Discounts + Bundles!
Bundle Offer: Purchase and prepay for an ad in all 4 Buzz issues and get 20 percent discount!


Etc.  All ads include full color at no additional charge. All ad files must be 100% of final size, CMYK. File types accepted:  PDF or JPG (fonts and images must be embedded and files containing photographs must be originally created and saved at a resolution of 300 dpi). Discounts available for multiple-issue commitments. Ad design services are available at discounted rate of $50/hour. Typical design takes 2-4 hours, depending on complexity.

To learn more, call (727) 637-5586 or email
Live Local! is a LocalShops1 publication    •    PO Box 530144, St. Petersburg, FL 33747    •    727.637.5586