Advertise with Xplode

Xplode Magazine is a free, high quality full colour glossy, published every quarter to over 35,000 young people.

Xplode’s agenda is simply youth lifestyle – whether that be focusing on fashion, health, youth culture, current affairs or celebrities. We talk about what young people talk about. Xplode is read by 35,105 (up 34% in just one year). Aimed at the lucrative young market (11-22), your campaign would flourish with Xplode’s advertising potential.

Xplode is distributed to 16 of Bolton’s High Schools, colleges, local ASDA stores, Cineworld Bolton, Starbucks Bolton, youth centres and other outlets. We also distribute to our national partners (O2) and at campaigns & events within the youth sector across Manchester.

Free Design

Through our talented marketing & design team we are able to offer a professional design service aimed at taking the strain out of producing your advert. With unlimited design revisions and PDF proofs, you can be sure that your advert will not only look great but get your message across from day one!

Advertise Online

We all know that online advertising can be heavily targeted. Take advantage of our 13,000 monthly unique visitors and our returning 3,000 readers who visit us daily. Alongside this, we can offer social media advertising in a non-intrusive way to your potential customers.


Who doesn't love a good competition? We've worked with First Bus, Lionsgate, Foster Grant, Cineworld, Dominos and more to give things away. Gain maximum website and social media coverage by working with us on your giveaways.

  • Half Page from
  • £250
    per edition
  • £250 – Small Business
  • £300 – Medium Business
  • £350 – Large Business
  • Full Page from
  • £400
    per edition
  • £400 – Small Business
  • £500 – Medium Business
  • £600 – Large Business
  • Double Page from
  • £750
    per edition
  • £750 – Small Business
  • £900 – Medium Business
  • £1000 – Large Business


There are many ways to support our work with Greater Manchester's 12-22 year olds. Besides advertising in our magazine, booking our training sessions, or offering opportunities for young people, we can be entirely bespoke in our collaboration.