Dining Guide Advertising

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SOUTHERN VERMONT is well known for fine cuisine and world-class service. What we believe is perhaps less obvious is just how much there is from which to choose. From casual to candlelit, quintessential New England to French and classic Italian, contemporary American to Thai and Japanese, farm to table, and après ski to tavern fare, there is something to please every palate. We invite you to explore and delight in the many options!

Good Taste: Dining! offers its readers high-quality content and its advertising partners key benefits.



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Reach an ever-expanding readership through a controlled circulation of 10,000 issues printed 1x/year.

  • Physical distribution locations include real estate offices, resort information desks, retail shops, galleries, restaurants, inns, and other high-quality, high-traffic locations and events in the Northshire area (Manchester, Peru, Dorset, and Arlington) as well as the West River Valley (Stratton, Bondville, Londonderry, Weston, Winhall, Jamaica, Townshend, and Newfane), and the Bennington area.


With the addition of a social media and website manager, Stratton Magazine has a daily presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to further engage with our audience and promote what’s new with our advertisers. Our newly-redesigned website allows viewers to read our digital edition as well as unique articles which can only be found online.

Stratton & Manchester Area App

Featuring area activities, dining spots, accommodations, events, and more, this app helps visitors and residents find everything they need during their time in Manchester and the Mountains Users can view a comprehensive events calendar, save their favorite finds, and receive alerts. As a benefit to our advertisers, a business listing is included in the app. Available on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

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Contact Us

Kimberly Jones, Director of Advertising
[email protected]

Executive Office
4858 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Mailing Address
Mountain Media, LLC
P.O. Box 569
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Summer 2018


Closing and Issuance Dates

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Advertising Rates

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Multi-Publication Discounts

You will receive a 10% discount if you also advertise in Stratton Magazine and/or Manchester Life in 2017.

  1 x 4C Joint Ad
Back cover  $1,200  
Inside covers $1,100  
Full page  $725 $653
1/2 page  $520 $468
1/3 page $400 $360
1/6 page $265 $238



Payments & Commissions

Payment must accompany all advertising materials unless credit has been established with Stratton Magazine. Agency commission: 15% of b/w gross to recognized agencies providing full agency service. To receive this discount, bills must be paid within the normal 30-day net period. No commission on production charges or color charges. Finance charges of 1% per month (12% annually) applied on balances over 30 days. Advertisers must contract for multiple rates initially and agree to pay one-time rates for incomplete multiple-rate contracts.



To further enhance our new design, borderless ads are preferred (with the exception of full page ads).


Full Page Artwork Guidelines

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Submitted Ads

Advertising rates are based on receiving your ad electronically, camera ready; otherwise additional production work including typesetting, scanning, resizing, reverse ads, screens and bleed ads will be charged to the advertiser at prevailing rates.


Accepted Files

High-resolution PDF (preferred)
InDesign CC or below (include all images & fonts) Illustrator CC or below type outlined)
High resolution PSD or TIF ( Flattened, CMKY, 300 dpi)
Please name files with YOUR advertiser name and issue date.
Please provide crop marks for bleed ads only.

Please name files with YOUR advertiser name and issue date. Please provide crop marks for BLEED ADS ONLY.



All provided photos should be CMYK, 300dpi and sized at 100% when imported into your layout program.
All provided photos should be color-corrected and ready for print. Stratton Magazine is not responsible for the quality of supplied photos and art.


Color Matching

The Publisher will not assume responsibility for color ads printed without a provided digital color proof.


Contract &  Copy Regulations

No cancellations will be accepted after closing date.
The Publisher reserves the right to reject any and all advertising. All advertising is subject to Publisher’s approval and agreement by the advertiser to indemnify and protect the Publisher from loss or expense on claims and suits based on subject matter of such advertisements. Regarding copy changes, advertisers under contract will have prior ad run unless advertising offices are notified of changes by closing dates. The Publisher assumes no liability for errors in ads or, for any reason, the omission of an advertisement. Liability for errors for which the Publisher may be found legally responsible cannot exceed the cost of the space.