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    Vintage Guitar magazine • Mechanical Requirements

    Vintage Guitar is the largest magazine dedicated to those who love the great guitars of yesterday and today. Each monthly issue contains features on collectible instruments, great collections, interviews with players, technical articles, brand and model histories, product reviews, and much more. Each issue also has over 300 ads from dealers and manufacturers from all across the U.S. and from overseas. That means Vintage Guitar advertising works! And it’s very affordable. Over 34,000 copies of VG are distributed each month to subscribers, musical instrument stores, large book chains, newsstands, and guitar shows. With an average of 1.9 readers seeing each copy of the magazine, your ad is exposed to almost 70,000 people, and if they’re reading Vintage Guitar, every one is a potential customer!

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    The Official Vintage Guitar Price GuideMechanical Requirements

    Thousands of guitar enthusiasts buy the VG Price Guide and use it continuously throughout the year. Thousands more refer to it at guitar shows, guitar shops, and of course at the local bookstore. Their hearts are racing in anticipation of finding the guitar of their dreams listed among the thousands of entries. If only you could be there every time, to assist these people in owning that instrument. You can! Get ’em while they’re in the mood, put your ad right in the face of the buyer. When they look up their favorite instrument, your ad is in their hands. Who are they going to call?

    Advertising in the Price Guide is an easy and profitable way to sell more gear. For as little as $507, your ad could be in the hands of these eager buyers. That’s just over $42/month to reach tens of thousands of collectors and enthusiasts for an entire year. This, and the fact that space is very limited (less competition), gives you even more exposure. Call now while there’s still space available.

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    Vintage Guitar is not just a great magazine but a popular online destination too. Every day more than a thousand individuals stop by the VG website to browse the articles, check on the latest news from the VG newswire, and post their photos resulting in more than 110,000 page views per month. VG also hosts a popular (487,000+ likes) Facebook page.

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    Call (800) 844-1197 to talk to a VG representative now! If you are interested in advertising in Vintage Guitar or having trouble emailing your VG rep simply submit this form. The VG team will receive a direct notification that won't get caught up in email servers.
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    What Our Advertisers Say

    “It’s my most effective advertising tool; I get calls from people reading the magazine everywhere from Europe to the swampiest parts of middle America. Every time a new issue is delivered to readers, I get calls.”
    – Nate Westgor, Willie’s American Guitars

    Vintage Guitar readers have real buying power – much more than just internet “views.”

    Print and Social Media Readers Our Readers’ Stats
    Magazine Readership
    110,000 uniques monthly
    Average age
    • Level of Playing
      Pro: 10.3%
      Semi-Pro: 18.6%
      Experienced: 38.3%

    47.6% of Vintage Guitar readers report a household income of more than $100,000 per year!
    77% refer to the magazine when making buying decisions.
    83% plan to buy one or more guitars this year.
    More than 54% plan to buy one or more amps in the next year.
    83% purchase pedals.
    56.8% own basses.
    VG readers will spend more than $63 million on new gear this year!