Advertising Specifications

Full Page Dimensions

Trim 9" X 10.875"

w/ bleed 9.25" X 11.125"

Live Area 8" X 9.875"

  • Preferred computer platform is Macintosh.
  • Preferred layout program is InDesign CS3+.
  • PDF's — Print Optimized: Document size must include crop marks offset 12pts and 1/8" bleed. If documents are smaller than 9 x 10.875, please supply 1/8" bleed. Fonts and images must be embedded (All images CMYK and 300 dpi at final size). Color Management must be turned off. Compress files with Automatic (Zip 8-bit or JPEG). Compression and Quality Set to Maximum. (Acrobat 4, 5, and 6 compatible, resolution at 2438).
  • Illustrator CS3+ for the Macintosh
  • Photoshop CS3+ for the Macintosh and PC.
  • ALL fonts must be included or outlined. Convert fonts to outline prior to converting to a PDF.
  • EPS and TIFF format image files.
  • Image resolution of 300 or higher.
  • Layered Photoshop files if revisions might be necessary.
  • All necessary links for your layout documents (TIFF, EPS, JPEG etc.)
  • Hard copy of file page(s) (laser or other proof)
  • We also accept the following standard types of media: CD, DVD.
  • You can also send us electronic files via: e-mail – no bigger than 5mb, Stuffed (sit) or Zipped (zip) – to

NOTE: all images must be CMYK and 300 DPI, images that are supplied as RGB may not convert properly to CMYK and is not the responsibility of the publisher.