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PUBLICATIONS - ORGANIC MATTERS ADVERTISING RATES, DIMENSIONS AND GUIDELINES

Organic Matters is Montana Organic Association's quarterly newsletter. Brimming with timely articles, the latest news and information, farm tour and conference reports, member profiles and tasty recipes, Organic Matters is a vital resource for the farmers, ranchers, processors, consumers, certifiers, teachers, students and researchers that make up our subscribers. Reach your future customers and supporters by advertising in Organic Matters today!scan of newsletter face

AD RATES EFFECTIVE 8/1/15
Ad dimensions and prices (all ads are color and must be print ready - see below for guidelines)
1 page ad --- $110 (Size: 7-1/2W x 10H")
3/4 page ad --- $90 (Size: 7-1/2W x 6-1/2H")
1/2 page ad --- $65 (Size: 7-1/2W x 5H" OR 3-1/2" W x 10"H)
1/4 page ad -- $40 (Size: 3-1/2W x 4-1/2"H)
Business card ad --- $30 (Size: 3-1/2W x 2H")
Classified ad --- $8/column inch or 40 cents/word

If you are a member at the Farm/Ranch/Business level, you will receive a 5% discount on your ad. If you are a member at the Organic Business level, you'll receive a 10% discount on your ad.


2017 ADVERTISING CALENDAR

Spring 2017 Issue
Features: Spring Production, Farm Tours, Financial Opportunites, News
Ad deadline: April 3, 2017

Summer 2017 Issue
Features: Farm Tours, Food Safety, Harvest, News
Ad deadline: July 3, 2017

Fall 2017 Issue
Features: MOA Conference Preview, Winterizing, Distribution, News
Ad deadline: October 2, 2017

Winter 2018 Issue
Features: MOA Conference Review, Spring Production, Financial Opportunities, News
Ad deadline: January 8, 2018


MOA GUIDELINES FOR ADS

MOA needs to have all ads for newsletters, website and conference programs in a “print ready” form. This means that your file is ready to insert into the newsletter, website or program “as is.” A print ready ad needs no changes and cannot be altered.

WHAT IS A PRINT READY AD?
- Size: It is the exact ad size of purchased ad.
- Resolution: All elements including images must be a minimum
of 300 dpi at print size.
- Color: Black and white (or gray scale) only.
- Format: jpg, tif, psd or pdf format.
- Fonts: All fonts are converted to paths or flattened into the ad.
- Layers: Ad is flattened into one layer.
- Ad is ready to go “as is.”

WHAT IS NOT PRINT READY?
- The Wrong Size: Print ready ads do not need to be resized by us.
- The Wrong Format: No Word, Publisher, or PowerPoint files please.
- Low Resolution: Ads must be 300 dpi or above. No web images.
- A Layered File:  File must be flattened
- An Unfinished Ad: Print ready files need no changes.

We will not accept copyright protected material.

NOTE: If you do not have the capability to produce a print ready ad, we would be happy to recommend a designer. Typical design fees in Montana are $70 per hour with a one-hour minimum charge.

If you have questions, want to reserve ad space and submit your ad, or any editorial or design comments or questions, please email Susan, our newsletter editor.


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