Ecuador Living: Advertising Demographics, Rates and Policies

How to advertise with Ecuador Living

Ecuador Living is designed to offer all advertisers a single solution, or creative package of targeted, measurable, and effective advertising packages that result in a high return on investment.


Our advertising packages and rates are the most strategic, effective and affordable, anywhere in Ecuador – GUARANTEED.


For all premiere ad contracts signed prior to March 1, advertisers will remain eligible for a 10 percent discounted rated over the lifetime of their agreement.


Our readership database includes distribution to: married couples in the U.S. and Canada, ages 35 to 70, household income of $100,000 and above, with a demonstrated interest in South America property investment. The database of 25,000 qualified consumers is filtered and purged for accuracy every 90 days.

Ecuador Living Ad rates


  1. Display and/or classified ads in our interactive, on-line magazine published semi-monthly each January, March, May, July, September and December on the first of each month.
  2. Sidebar graphic advertising on our web/blogsite @
  3. Singular, customized ad delivery to every subscriber in our database via email, complete with graphics, web links and free ad design.
  4. A combination of any of the three methods listed above.


  1. Full-page and half-page ad rates are available.
  2. Advertisers may submit their own ad in .pdf format, or our design team will create your ad for a $25 fee. Advertisers retain ownership of all ads created in their behalf.
  3. Full-page and half-page ad rates are available at a rate of “one-time run,” “three-time run,” or “six-time run” basis.
  4. Full-page ad rates respective to #3 above are: $175, $150, or $125.
  5. Half-page ad rates respective to #3 above are: $125, $100 and $75.
  6. Classifed ads may be published at a rate of $0.10 per word.


1. All blog site display ads are placed in the left sidebar, and remain in place for 60 days. Placement runs $150, and is discounted 50 percent for all on-line magazine advertisers. Blog site display ads are designed for free, and include links directly to the advertiser’s business web site. Ads positions are rotated every seven days.


  1. Fully-customized email ads to every subscriber in our database (free design with unlimited graphics and web links) is rated at $375 and retained in our archives for one year.

*Any combination of these packages is available at a negotiated rate.



Ecuador Living: Submission Guidelines

Ecuador Living supports the work of professional bloggers and freelance writers. Some 25 percent of our editorial content for each issue is reserved for emerging writers.

Submissions Guidelines:

  • All first-time contributors should include resume and all appropriate blog/web links with submissions or pitches.
  • Word counts from 500 to 1,250 words are accepted.
  • Original (not previously published stories) are preferred, however, a previously published blog post, or other story may be submitted for consideration. We do not accept stories previously published in other recognized publications.
  • Photos are encouraged with each submission (3 max), and must be high resolution.
  • Original graphic designs may be submitted for consideration.
  • EL accepts both pitches and completed first drafts. Pitches are encouraged. Acceptance is not a guarantee of publication.
  • EL follows the guidelines of the Associated Press Stylebook.Ecuador Living submissions guidelines
  • First submissions are not eligible for professional fee reimbursements, but are measured for reader activity. First-time contributors who generate significant activity become eligible for future opportunities and their subsequently published stories are eligible for a professional fee of up to $100 (U.S.) at the discretion of the publisher.
  • EL reserves full editorial privilege on all submissions.
  • All submissions/pitches receive a response within one week.

Submission Categories:

  • Expatriate profiles.
  • Entrepreneurial profiles.
  • “How-To” submissions. e.g., how to obtain a driver’s license, or purchase a vehicle.
  • Places to go. e.g., a day at Machalilla National Park.
  • Common misconceptions about life abroad, or expatriate living.
  • Top 10 Lists – e.g., top 10 things to see in Quito, or top 10 mistakes most new expatriates make.
  • Cultural Do’s and Don’ts, preferably a personal experience, or that of a subject you may interview.
  • EL accepts and encourages submission of high definition video clips of up to five minutes.
  • We are looking for full-time columnists or regular contributors in Quito, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Esmeraldes and Otavalo.