Here is what’s needed:

  • A high-resolution PDF/X-la file with crop & bleed marks is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Bleeds: Allow 1/8″ on all sides. Keep all live matter 1/2″ from trim and gutter.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Copy and images must be at least 1/2″ away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/4″ total gutter.
  • All ads should be submitted with crop marks; full-page ads need required additional 1/8″ bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. PINE is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser.
  • All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

Available Ad Sizes:

  • Inside Front/Inside Back Cover – 8.75″ x 11.25″ with bleed
  • Back Cover – 8.75″ x 7.25″ with bleed
  • Inside Full Page – 8.75″ x 11.25″ with bleed or 7.5″ x 10″ with no bleed
  • Half Page – 7.5″ x 5″ with no bleed, horizontal only
  • One-Third Page – 2.3″ x 9.5″ with no bleed, vertical only, or 5″ x 5″ with no bleed
  • One-Fourth Page – 3.67″ x 3.67″ with no bleed
  • One-Sixth Page – 2.3″ x 4.75″ with no bleed
  • Business Connections – 2.25″ x 2.25″ with no bleed, static for all 10 issues
  • Business Connections – 2.25″ x 4.75″ with no bleed, static for all 10 issues
  • Business Connections – 4.75″ x 4.75″ with no bleed, static for all 10 issues