Coast Explorer is the premier free travel magazine and online resource for people who love the Oregon and Washington Coast. Our print publication reaches an estimated half million readers each year including nearly 100 percent qualified coastal travelers. All print advertisers are also included in CoastExplorerMagazine.com and the Coast Explorer Mobile Web App that reaches tens of thousands of additional readers who are planning their trip.
Our Free Distribution Reaches Visitors Before and After They Arrive
Distribution at the top hotels (including many in-room), visitor attractions and select businesses throughout Clatsop, Lincoln, Pacific and Tillamook counties, plus information centers along the entire coast allow you to target qualified coastal travelers.
Distribution in Northwest metropolitan areas includes nearly 100 Northwest travel information offices in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, including all AAA travel centers. Reach visitors in your own community and expand your advertising reach to those travelling the coast. Coastal residents also love Coast Explorer which means you can reach all of these audiences with one advertising buy.
Print and Online Advertising Packages
Print and online advertising packages start at under $100 per month and include print ad and directory listing, plus online directory listing, an individual business page and sponsored links on applicable pages of the website. All advertisers also appear in the directories on the Coast Explorer Mobile Web App.
Online Advertising Packages
Free Online Business Listings - Add your business to CoastExplorerMagazine.com for free! We offer a limited number of free listings to qualified businesses within our coverage area. To submit a request for a free listing, click here.
Basic Online Package ($295/year) - Includes alphabetical business directory in your community under categories including Attractions, Art Galleries, Dining, Shopping, Lodging, Services and Home & Garden; Individual Business page including photo, business description, link to your website, link to your location on Google Maps and list of amenities (for lodging and dining); Targeted web ads (Sponsored Links) that appear on dozens of related pages throughout the website; and the option to add an additional business (of equal or lesser level package) at 25% discount.
Featured Online Package ($495/year) - Includes all of the items from our Basic Online Package plus: Business directory rotation through the "Featured" listings in your community under categories including Attractions, Art Galleries, Dining, Shopping, Lodging, Services and Home & Garden (frequency depends on competition for five available spaces); inclusion in monthly special offers posting (Lodging businesses) with links to this monthly posting appearing on home page and lodging directory pages for all communities; option to add an additional business (of equal or lesser level package) at 30% discount.
Showcase Online Package ($895/year) - Includes all Items from our Basic Online Package plus: Business directory (guaranteed appearance) in the "Showcase" listings that appear above the Featured listings and alphabetical listings in your community under categories including Attractions, Art Galleries, Dining, Shopping, Lodging, Services and Home & Garden (appearance in the Showcase listings is guaranteed, but may appear in secondary position depending on competition); inclusion in monthly special offers posting (Lodging businesses) with links to this monthly posting appears on home page and lodging directory pages for all communities; your monthly offers are also posted individually and are "teased" in Regional Highlights on your community's lodging page and on related pages throughout the site; option to add an additional business (of equal or lesser level package) at 35% discount.
Circulation, Deadline and Rate Information
If you are interested in advertising in one of our publications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (888) 609-6051. Download a copy of our current rate sheet here. Download a copy of our ad spec sheet here. Any questions relating to ad specs can be emailed to our graphics department at email@example.com. Download a copy of our current rate sheet here.
Activate Full Business Listing
You may add a full individual business page that includes your 35-word description, photograph and direct links to your business website and your location on Google Maps for the low price of $295 per year. After completing the business listing form, you will be returned here where you can either pay with Pay Pal (by clicking the "Pay Now" button below) or mail a check for $295 to:Coast Explorer Magazine
PO Box 278
Cannon Beach, OR 97110