Advertising Specifications

Ad Layouts
Size of Material (inches)WidthHeight
2-page spread with bleed**17.375"11.375"
    Live area16.25"10.25"
Full Page with bleed**8.875"11.375"
    Live area7.75"10.25"
Full page7.25"9.75"
1/2 Page (island)4.75"7.5"
1/2 Page (vertical)3.5"9.75"
1/2 Page (horizontal)7.25"4.8125"
1/4 Page3.5"4.8125"
1/8 Page3.5"2.3125"

**On bleed pages, keep all live matter 3/8” from trim on all sides. Require 3/16” bleed on all sides. Bleed
refers to printing that goes beyond the edge of the sheet before trimming. If you want your copy to print
to the edge of the page, bleed is required.

Electronic Files

We are Mac-based and prefer ads distilled as PDF files using press optimized settings with all fonts embedded. We also accept Adobe InDesign, jpg and eps files. Adobe InDesign files must be submitted with all supporting files, including fonts. EPS files should have fonts converted to outlines and placed images embedded. Minimum resolution of 300 dpi is required. We recommend jpg files with type be created at 600 dpi resolution.

Ads not supplied electronically will be rebuilt and a production fee charged. We do not accept Word, Powerpoint or Publisher files. Files supplied in Word, Powerpoint or Publisher will be distilled as a PDF or recreated and a production charge will be incurred.
Video – Accepted file formats: avi, mov, mpeg, wmv. Aspect ratio: Video shot in Standard 4:3. Recommended video resolution: 640 x 480 or higher.

Client takes full responsibility for the accuracy of supplied files. We do not assume responsibility for reproduction quality of electronically submitted photography, video or advertisements. We reserve the right to return advertisements or video not supplied to our requirements.

We do not accept files uploaded to file-sharing sites such as Dropbox, We Transfer or Google Drive. Please upload your file here (up to 200 Mb).