Connections Magazine Ad Specifications

Advertising Specifications for Connections Magazine

Artwork for ads in Connections Magazine should be submitted as follows.

  • Email artwork to Dave. (For larger files sizes, request an FTP link to upload files.)
  • Connections uses Macintosh platform and Quark Express 4.1 or earlier. Ads not created within Quark Express must be saved in PDF, EPS, or TIFF formats.
  • JPG files, Microsoft Word, and PageMaker documents are not acceptable.
  • Include all graphics and postscript fonts used (true type fonts are not acceptable). A proof is required for matching output.
  • Color and grayscale photo images/halftones should be saved at 300 dots per inch (DPI); TIFF format is preferred. Line work should be saved at 800 to 1200 DPI; EPS format is preferred.
  • Insure that all ads arrive on or before the artwork deadline.
  • Advertisers will be invoiced for any production charges incurred to meet these requirements or to design your ads.
Ad Size Without Bleed With Bleed
2 Page Spread 15-1/2 W x 9-1/4 H 16-3/4 x 10-3/4
Back Cover 7-1/4 W x 7-1/4 H 8-1/2 x 8-1/8
bleeds left, right, bottom
Full Page 7-1/4 W x 9-1/4 H 8-1/2 x 10-3/4
Half Page — Vertical 3-1/2 W x 9-1/4 H 4-1/8 x 10-3/4
bleeds either left or right
Half Page — Horizontal 7-1/4 W x 4-1/2 H 8.5 x 5-3/8
bleeds left, right, bottom
Half Page Spread 15-1/2 W x 4-1/2 H 16-3/4 x 5-3/8bleeds left, right, bottom
1/4 Page 3-1/2 W x 4-1/2 H n/a
Professional Directory – Full Size 2-1/4 W x 1-1/2 H n/a
Professional Directory – Half Size 2-1/4 W x 3/4 H n/a
Marketplace Ad 2-1/4 W x 1-1/2 H n/a