Advertising

Members can take advantage of a wide range of discounted opportunities to build business, increase referrals, and maximize exposure to over 20,000 Greater Miami Shores residents and local businesses.

The Chamber accepts all major credit cards, company checks or echecks.  We can also bill you for any of the marketing opportunities listed below.

  • All new advertisers are required to sign our Advertising Agreement acknowledging terms and conditions.
  • Pre-payment is required for new advertisers.  If you are approved for monthly billing, ads continue until cancelled in writing by the advertiser.

ADVERTISE IN OUR MAGAZINE, “THE EGRET”
We publish a four color twenty-age magazine each month, called The Egret, that is distributed free to all residences and businesses in Miami Shores and The Preserves (4,200), Biscayne Park (1,300), and El Portal (900) with additional copies available at all three Shores Village Halls, Miami Shores Community Center, and various community and retail locations throughout all three villages. 7,000 copies are printed each month. 

We encourage four color ads and there is no additional cost for them.  Deadline for receipt of artwork is the 10th of each month.

We can design your ad for a one-time fee.  Fee’s based on ad size, please contact us for more details.

Egret Ad Rates:

 Ad Size  Ad Dimensions Member*/Non-Member Prices*
1 Unit 2-1/2” wide x  1-3/4” tall $  89 / $105
2 Units Vertical 2-1/2” wide x 3-5/8” tall $162 / $194
2 Units Horizontal 5-1/8” wide x 1-3/4” tall $162 / $194
3 Units Vertical 2-1/2” wide x 5-9/16” tall $236 / $283
3 Units Horizontal 7-3/4″ wide x 1-3/4” tall $236 / $283
4 Units 5-1/8” wide x 3-5/8” tall $309 / $372
6 Units 5-1/8” wide x 5-9/16” tall $414 / $498
8 Units 5-1/8” wide x 7-1/2” tall $519 / $624
9 Units 6-7/8″ wide x 5-9/16″ tall $576 / $687
10 Units  5-1/8″ wide x 9 1/4″ tall $624 / $750
Full page# (15 units) 8-1/2” wide x 11” tall $729 / $876
Member-Only Advertising Opportunities*,***    
Inside Front Cover Full Page (15 units) 8-1/2” wide x 11” tall $771 / N/A
Inside Back Cover Full Page (15 units) 8-1/2” wide x 11” tall $792 / N/A
Back Cover Full Page (15 units) 8-1/2” wide x 11” tall $876 / N/A
3 Unit Wide Front Cover (bottom of page placement) 8-1/2” wide x 1-3/4” tall $525** / N/A

All artwork for print ads must be submitted by the 10th of the month prior to publication.
Ex: for June publication, the ad must be submitted by May 10.

*Discounts available for pre-paid multiple month contracts
**As this is a new advertising opportunity, and to remain equitable, a “waitlist” shall be established. Once your ad runs you may be placed again on the “waitlist” on the 15th of the month your ad was run.
***Only one per issue, reserved for members only
#No say in placement. A $40 charge shall apply if placement in a certain location (i.e. center fold) is desired.

INSERT SERVICE

You may have us insert your marketing or advertising flyer in the bag that contains our monthly magazine. You supply us with 6,400 copies of the insert and we stuff it and deliver it to every house and business in Miami Shores and The Preserves (4200 doors), Biscayne Park (1300 doors), El Portal (900 doors).

All inserts must be delivered directly to our distributor by the morning of the 23rd of the month prior to publication.
The delivery address for inserts is: 17338 NW 66th Place, Miami, FL 33015
Ex: For June delivery inserts must be delivered by May 23.

    Member/Non-Member Prices
Miami Shores Only    $477 / $572
Biscayne Park Only   $131 / $157
El Portal Only   $ 89/ $105
All Three Villages   $697 / $834

ADVERTISE IN OUR COMMUNITY GUIDE (for members only)

Each January we print a new Community Guide (formerly our Membership Directory). Your listing is free, but you may purchase an advertisement in the guide. Rates are set in November.

    Prices
1/8 page  2-1/2″ wide by 1-3\4″ high  $172
1/4 page tall 2-1/2″ wide by 3-5\8″ high $250
1/4 page wide 5-1/8″ wide by 1-3\4″ high $250
1/2 page 5-1/8″ wide by 3-5\8″ high $450
Full Page 5-1/2″ wide by 8-1\2″ high $649
Inside Front Cover 5-1/2″ wide by 8-1\2″ high $691 ($40more)
Page 1  5-1/2″ wide by 8-1\2″ high $702
Inside Back Cover  5-1/2″ wide by 8-1\2″ high $712 ($60 more)
Back Cover  5-1/2″ wide by 8-1\2″ high $796 ($140 more)

SPONSOR OUT WEEKLY E-MAIL TO COMMUNITY RESIDENTS: $131

Once a week we e-mail Miami Shores news to over 1,400 community residents (including all 330 Chamber members) with a link to the official village newsletter. Your ad and message will be prominently featured at the top with a graphic, text, and website link. In addition to banner art, sponsor block also includes a 200-character maximum text message and a live URL link.

Email sponsorship specifications: 580 pixels wide x 150 pixels deep, static, RGB PNG. Maximum file size: 50k.

ADVERTISE ON OUR WEB SITE: $52

One advertiser is accepted each month on our new Web site, miamishores.com. The ads appear on our home page and are $50 per month.

Ads appear on the home page and throughout the site on a rotating basis. The site receives an average of 2,080 visitors a month.

Banner specifications: 248 wide x 143 deep pixel static GIF or JPG with click-through URL. Maximum file size: 50k.

The Chamber accepts all major credit cards or company checks. We can also bill you for any of the marketing opportunities listed above via Quick Books and you can choose one of the auto pay options.

Commit to and pre-pay for: Three months or more, 10% discount.                                     

  • All advertisers will be required to sign advertising agreement acknowledging payment terms and conditions.
  • All advertisements will be required to be prepaid effective January 1, 2017.