Living On The Suncoast reaches affluent Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Bradenton and a whole lot more. It is a terrific way to reach prime customers in print and online. Whether you advertise in our magazine, our web site or both, it’s the best advertising value on the Suncoast.

Who advertises in Living on the Suncoast?

Many of the finest companies in the region advertise in Living On The Suncoast year after year. Why? Because it works!

If your business targets the affluent residents and visitors in and around Lakewood Ranch, along the I-75 corridor’s many gated country clubs or the entire dynamic Sarasota and Manatee region, this is your best advertising choice to reach your target audience.

Build your business with strategic advertising:

  • Huge circulation of 22,000 monthly…712,000 ad impressions each year! Larger circulation than ANY other magazine in Sarasota or Manatee
  • 60,000 loyal and engaged readers.
  • Precision mailing to over 12,500 affluent homes monthly, including the desirable baby boomers living in the affluent I-75 Country Club Corridor and other prestigious Sarasota and Manatee communities. Nobody else comes close, including the newspapers.
  • An incredible VIP mailing list that others only envy
  • Upscale Demographics-
  • Established editorial credibility and respect of readers.
  • Rates that make sense (and beat the competition handily)
  • Free digital flip-page edition online that reaches well over 75,000 web visitors a year and is growing by leaps and bounds…more impressions for your ad!
  • Great rates on banner, Facebook and newsletter advertising.
  • Free full color in all advertising and free professional ad design for all ads running three months or longer. There are no hidden extras.

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Precision-Targeted Circulation That Reaches Your Target Market is The Living On The Suncoast Difference

Living On The Suncoast’s 22,000 circulation (60,000 readers) has not been arrived at haphazardly. It is a precision targeted monthly distribution system based on careful study of the market and consumer preferences in our local market. It does one thing and dos it well: reach the exact residents, visitors and snowbirds you want to target. Each component (direct mail to affluent households, carefully-targeted drops, high-tech multimedia and sponsorships and events) reinforces the others. Together, they target carry your advertising message to those you want to see month after month, season after season.

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The homes we target are in the area’s finest communities. This ensures that your message hits just the homes with high-income consumers.

  • Braden Woods
  • Bird Key
  • Mote Ranch
  • Heritage Harbour
  • Lakewood Ranch
  • Panther Ridge
  • The Concession
  • River Club
  • Mill Creek
  • University Park Country Club
  • The Founders Club
  • Laurel Oak
  • Palmer Ranch
  • The Oaks
  • Other select and affluent communities in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

9,000 copies are delivered by courier to high traffic businesses, hotels, professional offices, hospitals and Class A office buildings out east and in downtown Sarasota, Venice, Sarasota North of the Trail and downtown and NW Bradenton and the Islands. We reach visitors and others around town this way to reinforce our mailed circulation.

Hundreds of copies mailed to a VIP list that reaches the thought leaders in government, business and the arts!

Our circulation numbers represent actual circulated copies of the magazine, not “readers affected” or “readership” or other inflated terms that some competing publications use to describe their circulation. We will be happy to supply proof of our circulation and print runs.

Our circulation is also very affluent. The new University Town Center Mall is opening here and national upscale retailers and food purveyors are coming to the region because the household income is well over $100,000 in major communities we mail to such as Lakewood Ranch, University Park Country Club, The Founders Club, Bird Key, Laurel Oak and others.


Advertising in Living On The Suncoast is a tremendous value because people read it! They tell us they read and often keep each beautiful glossy issue because of the interesting articles, community calendars and great photography.

We have compared our rates per thousand circulation (the only way fair way to measure what you get for your advertising investment) to other area publications and we are far-and-above the market leaders.

Value Comparison*

Magazine Circulation Full Page Color Best Rate Annual Contract CPM Cost Per Thousand)
Living on the Suncoast 22,000 $1,850 $84.09
Sarasota 21,400 $3,500 $166.66
SRQ 20,000 $2,600 $130

*Be a Smart Advertising Consumer. Know what you are buying. Ask your ad sales representative for verification of circulation figures. Ask for proof of circulation, mailing receipts and print run. If they do not supply them, ask why!

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Based on our latest reader survey, 55% of our readers are female, 97% keep the magazine after they read it and 67% have contacted an advertiser after they read about it in the magazine.

85% go to Sarasota to shop, 92% eat out there, 81% attend Sarasota cultural events and 67% get their healthcare there.

37% go to Tampa/St. Pete to shop, 33% go there to eat, 63% attend cultural attractions there and 11% go there for healthcare.


The average income of those who receive our magazine by mail is $125,065 and the average age is 61. Young families, business owners and executives and older seniors are also well-represented in our circulation.

Shouldn’t you be advertising to this rapidly-growing prime market? Living On The Suncoast is your best value to reach them.

To learn more and get a free print and digital advertising consultation, email the publisher by clicking this link.

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Be sure to call the publisher at (941) 302-8600 or your Living On The Suncoast marketing executive to inquire about current advertising specials.