Ad Specs, Rates & Dates

AD SPECS

Magazine Trim Size   8-3/8" 10-3/4"
Bleed Ad (Page) minimum 8-5/8" 11"
Two-Page Spread   15-3/4" 10"
Full-Page (Nonbleed)   7-1/8" 9-7/8"
2/3 Page Vertical 4-3/4" 9-7/8"
  Horizontal 7-1/8" 7-1/2"
1/2 Page Vertical 3-1/2" 9-7/8"
  Island 4-3/4" 7-1/2"
  Horizontal 7-1/8" 5"
1/3 Page Vertical 2-1/4" 9-7/8"
  Square 4-3/4" 5"
  Horizontal 7-1/8" 3-1/4"
1/4 Page Vertical 3-1/2" 5"
  Horizontal 4-3/4" 3-5/8"
1/6 Page Vertical 2-1/4" 5"
  Horizontal 4-3/4" 2-1/2"

BLACK AND WHITE RATES (Effective May 1, 2017)

  1x 3x 6x
Two-Page Spread $3,836 $3,551 $3,269
Full Page $2,056 $1,950 $1,747
2/3 Page $1,461 $1,312 $1,229
1/2 Page $1,396 $1,279 $1,127
1/3 Page $782 $735 $671
1/4 Page $624 $579 $539
1/6 Page $450 $413 $384

TO ADD COLOR ( per page or portion of )

Spot color (standard yellow, blue, or magenta)
Extra per color, per page or portion beyond b/w
$214
Matched color
Extra per page or portion beyond b/w
$265
4-Color Process
Extra per page, 2/3 or 1/2 page ads
$755
4-Color Process
Extra per 1/3 or smaller page ads
$426
2 Facing Pages/Spread (4-Color) $1,025

PREMIUM POSITIONS:

Guaranteed centerspread 5% Extra
Second cover: 5% Extra
Fourth Cover: 10% Extra
Live Internet link for ads in each digital issue $25
 
FREQUENCY DISCOUNTS
Frequency discounts are available when 3 or 6 ads are purchased during a 12-month period.

INSERTS
Please contact our magazine office for rates and mechanical specifications.

COMMISSIONS
An agency commission of 15% of gross billings is allowed to recognized agencies for camera-ready materials.

MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS

Preferred Material

* Printing Method: Web Offset
* Binding Method: Saddle Stitched

Digital Ads
* File Types: QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, PDF
* Platform: PC, Mac
* Media Transport: CD-ROM, FTP or E-Mail (prepress@forumprinting.com)
* Digital Proofs: Laser
* Special Instructions: Please include PDF or working file. If sending working file, include all images and fonts used in the ad. Images should be 300 dpi at the size they will be used.

ADVERTISING DATES

Sunflower Magazine Ad Dates

  Issue Material Closing Publication Date
  August/September 2017 August 4, 2017 August 25, 2017
  October/November 2017 October 6, 2017 October 27, 2017
  December 2017 November 3, 2017 November 27, 2017
  January 2018 December 4, 2017 January 5, 2018
  February 2018 January 5, 2018 January 29, 2018
  March/April 2018 March 2, 2018 March 26, 2018
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