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Once again I’ve just received my monthly Gardeners World magazine and, apart from loose leaf inserted adverts that go straight in to the recycling bin, I have now noticed an increase in the amount of full page and other adverts appearing within the magazine.

The November issue contains 48 full page adverts, most of them totally irrelevant to garden readers.

This means that of the 146 page magazine, 33% of it, 48 full pages, is given over to advertising.

As the magazine now contains so much advertising, does this mean that the annual subscription will come down accordingly ?


  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,135
    No but company profits may go up.

    Difficult times all round - the sales adverting team are just doing their job and probably taking more ads at less revenue per ad

    It's the waste of paper that annoys me - so much junk mail and so few trees

    Billericay - Essex

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 11,972
    I've just cancelled my subscription. Got tired of being preached at and as you say, too many adverts.
    Been a long time subscriber (10 years +).
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,354
    Given the availability of absolutely everything on line I'm surprised paper magazines still exist

    In the sticks near Peterborough
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