Where you shop, where you eat and have fun – all of it makes your community home. A community’s one-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of the distinctive character of each community.
When asked to name your favorite restaurant, café or shop it’s invariably a unique local business. Those businesses define our sense of place, but we often forget they’re survival depends on our patronage.
Local owners, typically having invested their life savings in their businesses, have a natural interest in the community’s long-term health. Community based businesses are essential to charitable endeavors; their owners frequently serve on local boards and support numerous causes.
Dollars spent at local merchants create a multiplier in the local economy, meaning that from each dollar spent at a local merchant, up to 3.5 times as much wealth is generated in the local economy.
Magazine Advertising Works
Magazines are #1 in advertising engagement and are much more trusted, inspiring and influential than any other media. Source: The Association of Magazine Media Factbook – 2014
Target the most influential consumers in your community! Advertise with Showcase Publications.
Showcase Publications is a family-owned business specializing in publishing magazines that showcases the people and places of small-town communities in South Georgia.
Through our publications, we help communities build hometown pride by showcasing the stories of people’s lives and local businesses. Showcase’s community magazines are used for recruitment of new businesses and professionals and to attract tourists and newcomers. They also help to retain businesses by providing a high-quality publication that promotes “buying local” that showcases local business as advertisers.