LIMO DIGEST IS YOUR VOICE.

For more than two decades, the mission behind the Limo Digest brand has remained steadfast: to be the definitive voice of the luxury ground transportation industry. Our unwavering dedication to keeping livery industry professionals informed, educated and connected, has cultivated a loyal and abundant community of readers. In fact, Limo Digest has the largest verified circulation in the industry, reaching the best and brightest in the business,from the renowned coach builder to the entrepreneur starting a brand new limo service. Our staff is feeling energized and gaining momentum for 2016, throughout which we will strive to further the reputation we’ve built over the years as the premier source for the limousine industry. Not only is Limo Digest’s circulation database the largest,it is also the most frequently updated and accurately targeted, ensuring that our advertisers get the greatest exposure and the best return on their investment.

Regarded as the #1 source for information that is pertinent to the luxury ground transportation industry, Limo Digest is where livery professionals look first to inform their purchasing decisions. Accordingly, our advertisers tell us that they get great results from their ads in Limo Digest. Limo Digest is recognized as the authoritative trade magazine in the livery sector because we operate with the most experienced staff of researchers, experts, and consult-ants in the business. Ultimately, the value and reliability of a publication is what most directly impacts the effectiveness of information communicated in its included advertisements. As the trusted voice of the luxury ground transportation industry,our readers are more likely to respond to your ad’s call-to-action. We are dedicated to maintaining this trust and this standard throughout the upcoming editorial year by continuing in our commitment to consistently produce the most useful and informative content.

Limo Digest conducts an annual industry-wide survey to gather information, and puts together a comprehensive picture of the current state of the industry, which we compile in our Industry Guide edition.

WHY ADVERTISE WITH LIMO DIGEST?

The largest circulation database—which is consistently verified so your ads are seen.

Our readers are your future customers—they rely on Limo Digest as a helpful resource that informs and guides their purchasing decisions

Our advertisers get results—because Limo Digest focuses exclusively on the luxury ground transportation industry, we deliver targeted results that yield quality leads for your business

Our quality editorial content—our editorial staff works diligently to publish the most educational and informative material in the industry, to keep our readers up to speed on the industry’s hottest topics and latest news.

Limo Digest offers numerous customized programs to ensure that our advertisers can tailor and maximize the return on their investment.

WHY LIMO DIGEST?

CIRCULATION. Limo Digest is verifiably the most widely circulated trade publication covering the luxury ground transportation industry.Our research department continuously collects and regularly verifies professional contact information from adverse array of sources. The print edition of Limo Digest is mailed to 10,000 readers, and our digital edition is emailed to over 22,000 recipients.

Our circulation department routinely self audits our distribution list to ensure that none of your advertising dollars are wasted. Our distribution list currently consists of over 22,000 readers from the United States, Canada and around the world.

AESTHETICS. Design is critical terms of a magazine’s readability and aesthetic appeal, so throughout the transition of our 2014 re-branding initiative, we have gone to great lengths to optimize the vehicle through which Limo Digest delivers its outstanding content. Compare Limo Digest page by page with any luxury ground transportation publication and we think you’ll agree—it’s simply the best-looking magazine of its kind. This unmatched quality reflects upon our advertisers, and when you advertise in a premium publication such as Limo Digest, you place your company in the best possible light.

ADVISORY BOARD. The Limo Digest advisory board includes leaders in the industry who have achieved notable success in their businesses. Operators of both small and large enterprises, as well as association leaders contribute their insight to our editorial team. The advisory board works in conjunction with our staff to ensure extensive and timely coverage of the latest trends, events, and hot topics in the luxury ground transportation industry.

DEMOGRAPHICS. Limo Digest has the largest and most qualified circulation, with a diverse composition of industry professionals.Readers of Limo Digest include owners,operators, DMCs, travel agencies,dealers, manufacturers, suppliers of products and services, and chauffeurs.The average operator who subscribes to Limo Digest operates a fleet of seven sedans, five stretches, three SUVs, one bus, and two vans. Roughly 17% of these operators run relatively new businesses (five years or less), while an impressive 58% have been established for ten years or more. Corporate transportation,airport transfers, and weddings make up the majority of their  work, and more than half of all operators have their vehicles professionally maintained offsite (at a dealer or body/repair shop).

INDUSTRY GUIDE. The annual Industry Guide edition of Limo Digest is the most critical advertising opportunity of the year. Used by our readers as a reference tool for the entire year, the Industry Guide has the longest shelf life of any other issue,meaning your advertisement will receive 12 full months of visibility. The Limo Digest Industry Guide is an invaluable directory for the entire industry, packed with information on companies, products and services within the luxury ground transportation industry.

REFERRAL GUIDE. This exclusive section is a networking resource for operators seeking referrals or affiliate partners. With national and international sections, you can secure a referral guide listing for a year at a special prepaid rate. To keep the Referral Guide competitive, we limit the number of companies to four per region, ensuring that the companies who are featured get maximum exposure.

STATISTICS

Limo Digest is the #1 source of information for the ground transportation industry.

76% OF OUR READERS ARE THE OWNER, PARTNER,PRESIDENT OR VICE-PRESIDENT OF THEIR COMPANIES.

75% of Operators Saw an Increase in Sales/Gross Revenues of 12% Since 2012.

MORE THAN 25% of companies are looking to find merger partners, while more than 35% are looking to buy local companies or competitors.

19% OVERALL BUSINESS COMES FROM AFFILIATE OR “FARM IN” AND “FARM OUT” BUSINESS.

4.4% of operators are looking to purchase a motorcoach.
16.5% of operators are looking to purchase a limo/party bus.
NEARLY HALF OF OUR READERS HAVE BEEN WITH US OVER 10 YEARS

AVERAGE FLEET SIZE IS 12+ VEHICLES

OVER 15% USE THE REFERRAL GUIDE SECTION TO BUILD THEIR AFFILIATE BUSINESS.

AVERAGE OF 5% SUBSCRIBER BASE INCREASE EVERY YEAR

75% of the companies have a social media presence such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram.

10% of their business comes from these channels.

BUYER’S GUIDE

Our classified section is one of the most effective ways to sell used limousines!When you place a classified ad in Limo Digest, we double your visibility by placing it in both Limo Digest Magazine and on Limo Digest.com. Classifieds are perfect for dealers looking to move inventory, coach builders trying to turn over trade-ins and excess stock, operators who are upgrading vehicles or downsizing their fleet,and employers looking to hire new staff. Discounts are available for 12-time insertions (signed contract required). All classifieds run on our website for one month starting on or around the first of the month, and appear in the publication for the month of the contract.

PRO-MOTION

Each month, Limo Digest will showcase trending companies, new products and exciting events specifically relevant to the luxury ground transportation industry. Be a part of this new section by advertising a new product line, an association sponsored event, or a new addition to your business’ fleet. Get your company endorsed by the Limo Digest brand and reach over 22,000 readers in an affordable advertising package. We offer two sizes for you to promote your company or association, each at a really good value.

REFERRAL GUIDE

The prime place where operators and affiliate managers look to find other companies that share the same vision of quality and customer service excellence. Be a part of our Referral Guide and increase bookings and generate vital farm-in work. Our Referral Guide is where operators turn to first, and is consistently the top resource for companies that are developing national and worldwide affiliates. Limo Digest doesn’t just go out to the big companies and global networks—we go out to everybody. Maximize your strategic industry alliances with afford-able, effective and market-exclusive advertising. Our Referral Guide continues to grow year after year for one reason: it delivers results! Find untapped revenue streams, build your affiliate network and brand yourself as a market leader.

CLASSIFIEDS

In Limo Digest ONLY and LimoDigest.com
1”  $65/black and white   I   $75/color

2”  $140/black and white   I   $160/color

3”   $215/black and white   I   $245/color

PROMOTION

1/8 Page or Square Banner

$200

Upper or Lower Banner Ads

$350

REFERRAL GUIDE

2.25″ x 1.75″
Includes your name, contact information and 4-5 lines of customizable text (40 characters per line)

$1,000

Size                                    W               H

2-Page Spread*              16.25″     x   10.875″
Full Page*                        8.125″     x   10.875″
1/2 Page Island                4.625″     x    7.5″1/2
Page Horizontal                7.375″     x    4.875″
1/3 Page Vertical              2.875″     x    10″
1/4 Page Horizontal          7.375″     x    2.375″
1/4 Page Vertical              3.625″     x    4.875″
1/8 Page                           3.625″     x    2.375″

Ref-Guide-2016
To download our spec sheet, click here.

PREMIUM POSITION

Surcharge paid in addition to 12x ad rate.
Back Cover…………………………………30%
Center Spread…………………………….28%
Inside Front…………………………………30%
Inside Back………………………………….30%
Opposite Table of Contents……………30%
Opposite Publisher’s Notes…………….25%
Preferred Position/Far Front…………..25%
Right-Hand Page…………………………..10%