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Post by rens-hens on 30th August 2010, 8:23 pm

I am wondering what green~ish or eco ~ish magazine you read or would recommend as a good read.
I am looking to possibly get some adverts for my new websites placed in the 'right' kinda magazine if i can get the 'right' kinda price. Or possibly an editorial/ article about the business.
Does anyone have any good ideas where would be a good place to start??

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Post by Adrian on 30th August 2010, 8:37 pm

Permaculture Magazine and Mother Earth News are my only two reads


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Post by Compostwoman on 30th August 2010, 9:01 pm

Gosh, where to start? In addition to Permaculture mag

Membership only mags ( I think you can buy them as well but not sure) who take ads which might be up your street?

National Trust, Woodland Trust "Broadleaf", RSPB "Birds" , Soil Association, Garden Organic "Organic Way" , RHS, Federation of Holistic Therapists, ATL, UCU, IfL ( adult education bodies/unions) Smallwoods mag,

Others

Living Woods, Grow Your Own, Kitchen Garden,

Others

Junior, Green Parenting,

NCT membership magazine?

Probably might think of more but can't do so just now...these are the ones I drew up to advertise in so I expect a commision !

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Post by rens-hens on 30th August 2010, 9:05 pm

wow CW thats a great list to get me started, thank you very much !!

And badger i've not even heard of Mother Earth News (hangs head in shame and walks off to search google!!)

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Post by Compostwoman on 30th August 2010, 9:12 pm

rens-hens wrote:wow CW thats a great list to get me started, thank you very much !!

And badger i've not even heard of Mother Earth News (hangs head in shame and walks off to search google!!)

Just sorry I didn't manage to add the links to them..but hope it is enough to be going on with ...

Get back to me if you have any problems?

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Post by Guest on 4th September 2010, 8:41 am

Am enjoying Pauline Fisk, Sabrina Fludde. Thanks Budburst.

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Post by Akuma on 4th September 2010, 3:09 pm

WHat about 'Home Farmer' magazing?

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Post by Lizbuff13 on 4th September 2010, 4:46 pm

Mother Earth News is a great publication in the states. Might not be the best choice for advertising as it would probably be expensive and also, since it has a strong North American following...it might not pay off to advertise there. Unless you want to ship your wares internationally overseas :-).

They have a great website that includes even more than what is in the magazine. I recommend to all of you to check it out. www.motherearthnews.com

There is also the Harrowsmith, which is a Canadian publication. Do you know of this one Badger?? I used to get it in the 80's, but haven't for years. I think it is still around though.

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Post by Guest on 4th September 2010, 5:22 pm

Remembering back to you original start up idea I would suggest you consider the national papers weekend supplements too. Widespread coverage, nice ad that people (like me if I had the money) would cut out and keep for when the mother's birthday arrives and I know I won't be able to see her and she doesn't want cut flowers!

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Post by rens-hens on 5th September 2010, 2:05 pm

thanx for your ideas,
I have had home farmer and will add it to my list to investigate!
W/end supplements are a good idea too, just need to work out how to approach them all. Its all so new to me ! eek!!

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