2021: Kicking off Our 8th Year
Southern Calls is a product of the South, but not limited to Southern distribution. Our subscriber base is spreading across the country as we continue to promote across more states with every issue.
A Southern Publication with a National Audience
Additional States Coming in 2021!
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There is only ONE funeral journal without parallel in our profession—Southern Calls. Perfected through 6 years, with an expanded readership and increased advertising, we invite you to associate your good name with ours.
Average readership per issue is over 24,000
Pass along readership is 4+ readers per copy
(National average is 3.25)
Average print run per issue is 6,000+
2021 Advertising Rates
Southern Calls embraces the rich heritage of funeral service tradition in the South, featuring compelling stories and striking pictorial content of the region’s People, Places and Passions.
Timeless in content with a classically tailored format, Southern Calls® is a first read among funeral professionals across the South – and beyond.
Southern Calls® provides select advertising partners a distinct venue to showcase their products and services.
Southern Calls® is distributed throughout the Southern United States and beyond.
Full Page Ad
Bleed Size: 9.25″w x 12.25″h
Trim Size: 9″w x 12″h
1/4 Page Ad
4.25″w x 5.5″h
1/2 Page Ad
8.5″w x 5.5″h
Southern Calls® 2021 Publication Schedule
|Issue||Ad Space Closing|
|Spring 2021||January 15|
|Summer 2021||April 15|
|Fall 2021||July 15|
|Winter 2021||October 15|
4-Color Rates (per issue)
Special Pricing on Digital Banner Advertising Opportunities
Discounts up to 25% with new 12 Month Digital Ad Contracts
Contact Mike for special multiple-ad pricing
Digital Banner Ads
For current Southern Calls print advertisers
|6 Months||$1,000||$850 (15% Off)|
|12 Months||$1,500||$1,125 (25% Off)|
Digital Banner Ads
For Online Advertisers Only
|6 Months||$1,500||$1,250 (15% Off)|
|12 Months||$2,400||$1,800 (25% Off)|
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Current Advertising PartnersSouthern Calls magazine continues to engage and inspire our readers with award-winning photography, stories and insights from a funeral director’s perspective. There’s simply no other magazine that honors and promotes the funeral profession like we do — and there’s no better place to invest your ad dollars than a publication that is collected, shared and so cherished.
Southern Mourning | from Southern Calls Issue 16, September 2017 (Opening Image: June 22, 2007 – Charleston 9 Firefighters ServicePresident, Mike McDaniel,1999-00 (head), President Thomas E. Baker II, 2007-08 (foot) Photographer – We are very appreciative to SCFDA...
Southern Mourning | from Southern Calls Issue 9, September 2015 (Opening Image: As visitors look on, legendary thoroughbred Man O’ War lies in state in a casket lined with his racing colors at owner Samuel Riddle’s Faraway Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, Nov. 3, 1947....
Thomas Lynch is a man who needs no introduction. He’s well known—even famous, though he’d certainly argue that—in undertaking, poetic, and literary circles. Lynch won the American Book Award in 1998 for his breakout collection of essays, The Undertaking: Life Studies...