Advertising in Rolling Stone Magazine

Advertising in Rolling Stone Magazine
Popular Options
Full Page

Full Page

Premium Options
Double Spread

Double Spread

Cover Page

Cover Page


Gate Fold

Other Options
Quarter Page

Quarter Page

**5% GST is applicable on the above rates
Artwork Submission : 24th of the previous month
Booking Deadline : 2 Weeks Prior To The Publication Date
On Shelf Date : 1st of every month





Area Covered


Cover Price

Rs. 100







About Rolling Stone Magazine Advertising

Rolling Stone magazine is India's and world's most popular rock music magazine. The magazine provides Indian musicians a legitimate platform to project their music to an expanding audience.

Rolling Stone is an e-magazine.

Past Advertisers
  • Verizon
  • Motorola
  • Dell
  • Volkswagen
  • Allen Solly
Magazine Soft Copy

Find Soft Copy of the Rolling Stone Magazine. You can download or view it to see the reader profile of Rolling Stone Magazine.


Facts and Figures

Circulation Breakup
Delhi NCR18243
Kolkata & North India5489
Readership Profile
  • Rolling Stone is targeted at young urban thought leaders with a global outlook - Trendy, fashionable, bold and technology friendly
  • The core target audience is in the age group of 20-35 years though it commands a huge following even in the age group above 35 years
  • The Rolling Stone reader is well informed, has social or political views and is one who not likely to be cowered by censorship or suppression in voicing one’s opinion

Execution Process

Steps in Execution

Step 1: Select Variables: Media Option, Ad Position, Number of Insertions and Magazine Issue Dates. 

In case you need any help with planning, please write to help@TheMediaAnt.com

VariablesSample Variable Selections
Media OptionFull Page/ Back Cover/ Gatefold
Ad PositionRegular/ Premium/ Innovative
Number of Insertions1/ 3/ 7
Magazine Issue DatesJanuary/ February/ May

Step 2: Email the filled table to help@TheMediaAnt.com or Create Package online at The Media Ant.

Step 3: We will check the ad space availability and prevailing discount at the time of booking.

Step 4: Upon confirmation of availability from our end, you need to submit the artwork and make the payment.

How do I know my ad has been placed?

Once the advertisement is printed in the Magazine, copies of the Magazine are sent to the client within one working week.

Rolling Stone magazine is India's and world's most popular rock music magazine. The magazine provides Indian musicians a legitimate platform to project their music to an expanding audience.

Why Advertise In Rolling Stone Magazine?

Rolling Stone Magazine advertising provides a unique opportunity for brand owners. The Magazine itself is produced by quality publisher and is utilized by many prestigious, high-end brands to support their advertising campaigns. Rolling Stone Magazine advertising is a proven method to target decision-makers and opinion leaders with a high-income. Rolling Stone advertising offers multiple opportunities to target a captive audience in an uncluttered environment with inspiring advice, insights and host of fascinating features. Reach out to the decision makers and professionals across India by placing ads.

Effectiveness Of Rolling Stone Magazine Advertising

Message Impact

Full-page Rolling Stone Print Magazine ads rich with color and visual imagery can attract attention and enhance the visual presentation of your products. Magazines commonly use glossy finish and allow for full-color spreads. You can use bleed images or color backgrounds -- meaning have them extend all the way to the page edges, without a border -- to present a product image that really stands out.

Audience Interest

A major factor of Rolling Stone Magazine advertising effectiveness relative to many other media is the interest of the audience. Readers typically have strong interest in the theme or topic of Rolling Stone Magazine. Finding this close link between readers and your brand is critical to effectiveness.

Repeated Exposure

Also contributing to the effectiveness of Rolling Stone Magazine ads is the potential for ongoing, repeated exposure. Homeowners and businesses commonly have Magazine racks or other spaces where they keep Rolling Stone for other readers or repeat use. This gives you the potential to reach a large number of people with one copy and the same reader multiple times. Plus, since Rolling Stone Magazine are a static medium, readers can analyze or look at your message indefinitely.

Ways In Which Rolling Stone Magazine Deliver Engagement

  • The strong positive brand values of the Rolling Stone Magazine can transfer onto the advertisements.
  • Because advertisements are relevant and valued, ad clutter is not a problem in Rolling Stone Magazine.
  • Readers take action as a result of seeing advertising in Rolling Stone Magazine.
  • Targeting with precision and without wastage is a key strength of Rolling Stone Magazine.
  • Creative formats such as gatefolds, textures, special papers, samples, sponsorship, advertisement features (‘advertorials’), and so on can create additional impact and interaction.
  • Advertising in Rolling Stone Magazine is a great, cost-effective way to reach an exclusive group of affluent and highly educated managers, owners, professionals and executives.
  • Tips For Rolling Stone Magazine Branding

    • Booking the ad space earlier helps with an optimum placement.
    • Rolling Stone Magazine is a product catalog and maintains a premium image. They have the right to reject creatives that don't abide by their aesthetic guidelines.

    How The Media Ant Can Help You

    The Media Ant is uniquely positioned to help you grow your business with highly effective, targeted print media buying. We as an advertising agency provide advertisers with the opportunity to target key professionals. Magazine advertising can be an expensive business, and that's why we take time to study you and your market to ensure that your budget is well spent. We guarantee you the best rates for Magazine advertising.


What is the difference between Bleed and Non Bleed ad?


Bleed is an ad type where content is beyond the area which will get trimmed while binding the magazine.  Non Bleed ad is one where all content is within the safe area. 


I have just placed my first ad in a magazine. Anything that I should be aware of?

  1. There is  a delay of upto 7 days in printing of the ad and magazines hitting the shelf
  2. You will receive hard copy of the magazine with ad within 15 days of the publication. Magazine come to us first and then we courier it to you.