Print Ad Sizes & Specs

Formats Accepted

PREFERRED
PDF files (press optimized or X-1a), fully CMYK process separated with no spot or PMS colors.  Crops and registration are not required and should not be included.  Bleed ads should include a 0.25” bleed on all sides.
InDesign files with fonts and images included.  Fully CMYK separated with no spot colors.
TIF, EPS, Illustrator (EPS or AI) or Photoshop (PSD) files are also acceptable. We will not accept ads in JPEG format.
PRODUCTION POINTS
We will not accept ads in Microsoft Word (.doc), Microsoft Publisher (.pub) or PowerPoint (.ppt or .pps) formats.

Resolution of 300 DPI is ideal.  200 DPI is acceptable.  Larger than 300 DPI is not necessary and is discouraged (due to excessive file size).  Smaller than 200 DPI is not acceptable.
All materials must be set for CMYK process separation – no RGB, spot colors or PMS.  This includes placed and/or embedded images within the ad.
We are Macintosh based.
*Bleed ads:  Dimensions shown here are trim size.  Include a 0.25” bleed on all sides.  Restrict live area to within 0.25” on all sides.