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with the reach you need.

The Mill Magazine – Carolina Piedmont reaches an influential audience of engaged consumers in York County, South Carolina and Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

The Mill Magazine is the quarterly publication that influencers, thought-leaders, and innovators keep and use. Beautiful enough for the coffee table, yet interesting enough to read year-round and reference, your advertising will keep on selling as it stays in the high-traffic areas of readers’ single-family homes, condos, offices and waiting rooms.

Our evergreen, forward-thinking, and engaging content via articles, newsletters, and social media posts continually drive traffic to our website building readership and relationships for the magazine and our Local Exchange partners.

4 Platforms





At a Glance

Mission Statement

The Mill Magazine boldly showcases localism, community building ideas, and modern ways to recapture an ideal American lifestyle. Highlighting local, independently-owned businesses alongside forward-thinking feature articles on self-improvement, lifestyle, culture, and provisions for the local influencer, each edition celebrates the local entrepreneur in an award-winning print publication, curated online magazine, and social media.


The Mill Magazine inspires a local exchange of ideas and commerce to build vibrant, prosperous communities through evergreen feature articles that can be read year-round. Curated for the local influencer and forward-thinking audience, The Mill Magazine attracts highly engaged readers who have the ability and desire to create change and to pursue a healthier community.

An authority on localism, The Mill Magazine delivers a broad and in-depth experience across print and digital, which attracts an audience who add value in the community. The Mill Magazine is a unique opportunity to access the influencer and casual viewer, all within the Carolina Piedmont.

engaged TMM readers
copies printed each year
direct mail + subscribers

40% Ad / 60% Editorial

4 Published Issues

Average Readership Age is 43

450+ Distribution Locations

Magazine Price is Free


Distribution Area

York County, South Carolina  &  Mecklenburg County, North Carolina


From Our Advertisers


The Mill Magazine is a high-quality connection and information source for all your small business marketing needs. We get great results from our ads and plenty of positive feedback, too.

Christina - Frick Trent Lizzio

This beautiful publication defines the chic side of our town and we are proud to be a longtime advertiser. The Mill Magazine brand lines up with our brand perfectly.

Brittany - Dolce Lusso

Truly a publication like no other in the greater Charlotte market, we have been running successful advertising campaigns with The Mill Magazine for over 7 years. We consider them family.

Dr. Jessica - Providence Chiropratic

Media Introduction


Our local business advertisers are also our Local Exchange partners. Together we are a community. We believe your business needs to be seen online and in print, so all of our advertising packages include all of our platforms:



The Mill Magazine is dedicated to localism, its community, and our Local Exchange partners. Each edition deepens the understanding and importance of buying local, digging deep to ensure prosperity, and enriching the community. The print edition is a free publication available at select businesses, retailers, libraries, waiting rooms, hotels, and welcome centers throughout the greater Charlotte, NC market including York County, SC also know as the Carolina Piedmont.



The Mill Magazine also publishes a digital edition on where it sits among Vogue, Pottery Barn, and Food and Wine magazine. ISSUU, is a searchable database that recommends magazines to its readers. The platform expands The Mill Magazine’s awareness and readership to those that live in our distribution network. Digital readers can stack, bookmark, favorite, and share the full digital edition on social media.


ONLINE further emphasizes the importance of localism, community, and our Local Exchange partners. With more great articles published more frequently than the print edition, the online magazine enables the reader to immerse themselves into support articles to each edition’s featured articles, as well as, other web articles that introduce ideas and provide a platform for communication. 



In addition to our print and digital magazine, and our website, we engage readers daily with mulitple social media channels. Our social media channels are curated with high quality photography and content to drive more engagement with our brand and to your site.  Our social brand will get you noticed.


With amazing photography, well-written articles, and ads that feature local small businesses, The Mill Magazine drives the localist movement in this town.

Kaitlyn B. Plaza Midwood Resident


The Mill Magazine and design content solutions for our Local Exchange partners using the same high-quality editorial standards across all platforms that our audience demands. We deliver a solution that fulfills your brand’s needs, meets the expectations of our readers, whether it’s print, digital, or social. We give people an experience, so they feel connected and take action.



Inspiring small town living


Inspiring small town communities


Inspiring small town culture


Inspiring small town flavors

The Mill Magazine has created a layout that interests and encourages readers to explore each page. By focusing the ads on one item, one person, or one story, the audience is able to retain more information. Drawn to this unique, storytelling advertising style, the consumer reads page after page without feeling like they are being sold to. This encourages the audience to repeatedly view the ad and increases the number of impressions, so they actually recall the business name.






Age 25 - 54


College | Graduate Degree


Professional Occupation


Own A Home


Household Income $150K+


Average Readers per Copy



MARCOM awards

The MARCOM statuette graces the trophy cases of the top marketing and communication firms in the world. The MARCOM Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and generosity of marketing and communication professionals.

The Mill Magazine was awarded MARCOM PLATINUM and GOLD for exceeding the high standards of the industry in Print Publications for Advertising and Magazine Design every year since 2014.

dotcomm awards

The dotCOMM Awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, an international organization that oversees awards and recognition programs and honors outstanding achievement and service to the profession.

The Mill Magazine was awarded dotCOMM PLATINUM  for excellence in web creativity and digital communication for its website and online publication every year since 2019.



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The Mill Magazine is a Market Style Media publication.