Become an Associate Publisher

Make it your business to help others

AdvantageB2B, publishers of Advantage Business Magazine are looking for partners that are passionate about small businesses.  Poised for growth, Advantage has a proven business model that helps other business owners achieve success. Through our combination of a print magazine, digital strategies and LIVE events, we educate our audience to build a stronger and more profitable business.

The market potential is enormous. Consider the following statistics from the Small Business Administration.

  • The 23 million small businesses in America account for 54% of all U.S. sales.
  • Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.
  • The small business sector in America occupies 30-50% of all commercial space, an estimated 20-34 billion square feet.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I work from home?

Sure. Most of your face to face meetings will be at client offices. Today’s technology allows you to be productive from any location.

I don’t know anything about publishing. Am I a good fit?

No previous experience is necessary. You can choose from our list of pre-approved, fully edited stories that fit your market. Our team of graphic designers, web developers and editors handle all the back office production. You just concentrate on connecting with your market, being the face of Advantage in your city and direct advertising/marketing sales. Associate publishers with a sales background have the best track record of success.

How much money can I make?

Each market is slightly different. While no claims of income potential are made, we can share with you historical financial information. Keep in mind, you are starting a new business, so you should be prepared for up to 3 months of no income while the business gets started.

What is “a day in the life” like?

Associate publishers should expect the spend the majority of your time connecting with B2B service providers and consulting with them on how to reach your audience of business owners. Through your editorial, digital strategies and LIVE events, you have options to help them achieve their goals. Your revenue is earned through advertising, sponsor fees and other marketing projects. Successful publishers have about 10 meetings per week with qualified prospects. The reminder of the time is spent with industry associations at luncheons and other professional gatherings.


If you would like to learn more about how to be an associate publisher in your area, we look forward to speaking you about it. Our proven business model can help you have a very rewarding and lucrative next chapter in your career.


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- who has written 33 posts on Jacksonville Advantage Business Magazine.

Brian Barquilla is founder and publisher of Advantage Business Magazine and is an expert in privately owned small businesses. In addition to being publisher of Advantage, he also is the chief facilitator of Executive Advantage, a peer mentoring group for area small businesses. The Executive Advantage provides a forum for growth through coordinated discussion and exposure to expert speakers. :: Follow Brian Barquilla :: On Google + | On Facebook | On Twitter | On LinkedIn

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