Why Advertise in Smoke Signals?

Market penetration

Estimated readership is more than 20,000 reached with average monthly distribution of 7,500, reaching more than 120 high-traffic, high visibility distribution points – from the Hwy 515 to S. R. 400 corridors – in eight North Georgia counties. Includes exclusive coverage of the expansive and affluent Big Canoe market where average household income is $170,000.

  • Big Canoe spans Pickens and Dawson counties and is home to more than 5,000 residents with some of the highest incomes in the region.
  • Bent Tree (adjacent to Big Canoe) is second largest distribution point with more than 1100 homes.

Smoke Signals is the most widely read print publication in Big Canoe

It is viewed by readers as a valuble resource for finding businesses that offer products and services they need.

  • Loyal readers return throughout the month, increasing the opportunity for your ad to be seen.

Agency level ad design

Offered at no charge to all print advertisers.

Affordable color

Enhance the impact of your print ad for as little as $65.

Digital Edition

Complete digital copy of each month’s print edition of the paper is produced and made available to the public on our website bigcanoenews.com and includes links to all of that edition’s advertisers’ websites.

Digital Advertising

You may advertise on our website and in our Smoke Signals Weekly EBlasts we send to approximately 3000 subscribers, so you can expand your reach at an affordable, competitive rate. 

Content Rich

Readers describe Smoke Signals as content rich because we provide relevant articles, compelling features, local and regional news and updates about events across North Georgia.

Award winning layout and design

Smoke Signals was recognized by the Georgia Press Association with 43 advertising and editorial awards of excellence in 2018 including the General Excellence award in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

For additional information about advertising in Smoke Signals, call 706-669-7095 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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