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Reach the global Scottish Diaspora market with the Scottish Banner

The Scottish Banner is inviting your organisation to consider advertising with us. If your company is interested in gaining exposure in the international Scottish market we are the publication for you. With a publishing history of over 40 years, international Scots look to the Scottish Banner to source those hard to find Scottish products. Our readers have a great pride in their heritage and purchase items and services, which reflect that pride.

The Scottish Banner is one of the most widely read international Scottish publications and our content is a mix of news from Scotland as well as from the international Scottish community. We have writers who contribute from around the globe-giving a unique look at Scotland and the ex-pat Scottish world. Our range of niche Scottish related advertisers also adds to our publications appeal.

Over 50,000 Scottish Banner readers have a direct interest and the resources in purchasing Scottish related products and services such as kilts and associated regalia, travel and related programs to Scotland and the British Isles, genealogy and heraldry services, piping and drumming needs, Scottish food and beverages, Scottish special events and performances, gifts and collectibles; just to name a few.

Our readership is generally 35+, a mix of ex-pat Scots and those of Scottish descent or with a passion for all things Scottish, educated, professional, active in Scottish community groups or attends Scottish events, looks to travel to the UK on a semi regular basis, active on social media and has pride in their Scottish heritage and culture.

The Scottish Banner is the only ex-pat publication that produces two distinct versions, each month, for the North American and Australasian markets with localised advertising reflected in each. Local advertisers may place an ad in one or both editions(surcharges apply). UK ad rates are for placement in both market editions.

In addition we are the only international Scottish publication which has national distribution in all markets we serve; including newsagent & retailers, Scottish speciality shops, Scottish festivals and our popular home subscription service.

All adverts are also placed on our Facebook page and Twitter feed reaching many thousand more members of the Scottish community. Online adverts are also available from our site for advertisers which also reach thousands of visitors per month.

From business card size to full-page colour ads the Scottish Banner can help your company to reach our unique niche Scottish market. Please click on your country for local rates (please note all rates are mono and colour loadings do apply) or contact your nearest office for a quote.

Join us as we bring Scotland to the world-and buyers to your business.

Why the Scottish Banner?

  • Over 40 years of monthly publishing experience.
  • Distribution via newsagents, book stores, home subscription and Scottish events.
  • Timely, we are one of the only monthly Scottish Diaspora publications available, keeping up to date and current with readers.
  • The Scottish Banner is the largest international Scottish newspaper in the world.
  • In addition to any print ad we offer both an online and in print events page listings and social media updates/links (reach over 20,000 additional passionate Scots-and constantly growing.)
  • Online adverts available and our site attracts thousands of visitors a month-online adverts are included with all print ad bookings.
  • Our digital download edition includes clickable adverts, making your ad more interactive and engaging with our digital subscribers.
  • A variety of ad packages, platforms and sizes available to match all budgets.

For advertising enquiries or to get in touch please use our online contact form

To a review sample copy of the Scottish Banner please contact us for an electronic or print copy to be sent to you for review.

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