Advertising Rates 2023
The Plain Truth is a subscription-only magazine, currently mailed FREE on request to readers in 84 countries across the globe, but with the majority of subscribers based in the UK.
The following prices are the 2023 rates for The Plain Truth.
If you wish to place advertising in The Plain Truth, please contact: Mary Hammond, Editor, on 01638 741549.
The Plain Truth will only accept advertising and inserts for products and services it feels appropriate for its Christian audience and is at the discretion of the Editor.
A limit of a maximum of four inserts per issue in The Plain Truth is the policy of the magazine and The Plain Truth will avoid, where possible, carrying inserts which are clearly ‘in competition’ within the same issue of the magazine.
Advertising in The Plain Truth magazine
|Full Page: Colour, non-bleed (270 x 182mm)||£450|
|Full Page: Colour, with bleed (303 x 216mm)||£450|
|Half Page Horizontal: Colour (133 x 182mm)||£300|
|Half Page: Horizontal Colour, with bleed (133 x 216mm)||£300|
|Full Page: Outside back cover, non-bleed (297 x 210mm)||£500|
|Full Page: Outside back cover, with bleed (303 x 216mm)||£500|
|Quarter Page: Colour (133 x 88mm)||£200|
|Eighth Page: Colour (66 x 88mm)||£100|
Inserts in The Plain Truth magazine
Charged at £60 per thousand for inserts not over 10 grams. Each additional gram charged at an additional £10 per gram, per thousand inserts. All inserts should be delivered to our mailing house prior to printing. Please ask for details on request.
Delivery of inserts to:
Red River Solutions Ltd.
Unit 13, Gillmans Industrial Estate
West Sussex RH14 9EZ
Marked FAO Mathew Axten/Plain Truth
Tel: 01403 780989
Circulation and artwork details
Currently with a 4,500 print run, with 9,000 readers’ ratio (2-1) plus the 2016 Readership Survey recorded that 52% of subscribers passed their copy onto a friend after reading. In addition, many copies are also used in schools, church house groups, libraries and retreat centres, so an estimated readership of the printed version is around 20,000. PDF and FLIPBOOK versions of The Plain Truth magazine are also available as downloads, further increasing our readership.
Advertising and inserts schedule 2023
Ad copy by 29 March 2023
Inserts delivery 05 April 2023
Summer/Autumn 2023 *Combined Issue*
Ad copy by 28 July 2023
Inserts delivery 31 July 2023
Ad copy by 19 December 2023
Inserts delivery 05 January 2024
(The magazine is printed and then distributed approximately two weeks after insert delivery dates.)
Advertising on The Plain Truth website
We have two sidebar slots available on our website for advertising.
Size: 264px x 264px
Period /cost for display:
1 month: £50
3 months: £120
6 months: £200
Recent advertisers include: Freedom From Torture · Starfish Asia · Open Bible Trust
Mission Without Borders · Practical Action · Friends of the Earth · Toybox · St Mungo’s
The Bible Network · Bible Society · MAF · Tearfund · Barnabas Fund · Emmaus…and many more.