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If you want to build your brand, you want to be in Velvet magazine! Here's why:


A fast-growing audience:

  • 36,000 estimated readers*
  • 138,801 velvetmag.co.uk page views from 16,427 unique visitors**
  • 17,600+ follows on social media***
  • 9,800+ newsletter subscribers***

A unique distribution plan:

  • The ONLY local magazine to be distributed via John Lewis & Partners
  • The ONLY local magazine to be distributed across Cambridge AND West Suffolk
  • Free pick-up from high-profile and high-footfall outlets, including Waitrose stores and shopping centres

A bespoke service:

  • A programme of adverts and added-value editorial tailored to your needs
  • A combination of in-print, online and social media promotion to maximise audience

A trusted brand:

  • Velvet commands industry respect: Winner of 'Regional Magazine of the Year' at The 2024 Newspaper Awards
  • Velvet commands reader respect: 100% of readers surveyed, who expressed preference, said they would recommend it to a friend

"Velvet is full of interesting articles on local businesses, shops and services. The articles are well written and factual, not just aspirational old tosh! A really quality magazine that keeps me reading." - Velvet reader

"Modern and sophisticated, this magazine is a credit to its small production team. Sumptuous advertising complements the features, which zing along with flair and precision. Enough to make you want to move to Cambridge or Bury St Edmunds.” - InPublishing, November 2019

"When our clients receive coverage in Velvet it always gives the brand excellent exposure and nine times out of ten it delivers orders. The competitions, in particular, deliver great brand exposure and increase the following for the brand with the benefit of adding hugely valuable data to the mailing lists. They offer an excellent return on investment." - Vhari Russell (MD), The Food Marketing Experts

"Thank you so much for featuring my shop’s clothes in your cover shoot for Velvet magazine. It had a great impact on my sales - in fact I sold out of all the items that you featured! It was lovely working with you and your very professional team." - Nicola Brooks (Owner), Brooks Designer Dress Agency

"Velvet has become much more than a fabulous local magazine to us. The attention to detail and support for independents it provides is amazing and the team of staff are so professional - and are fast becoming great friends of ours too! Their ethos and vision is what sets them apart and we love the editorial they put together for us. It always has such an impact for us both online and instore." - Hayley Attridge (Owner), Blue

Contact us on 01223 320329, advertising@velvetmag.co.uk or by using the form.

* Publisher’s statement / ** Google Analytics (Apr 2024) / *** Publisher’s statement (May 2024)

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