Publisher reserves the right to accept, reject or edit any copy for advertisements or editorial material not in keeping with the standards of the Slippery Rock Gazette. Publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any advertisement appearing in the Slippery Rock Gazette. Publisher will design and build electronic files for advertisements at the prevailing market rate to be invoiced in addition to the contract rate for the advertisement.


Ad guidelines for FREE online classified ads

Online ads not meeting the following guidelines will not be published. Ads must meet the following criteria:

  • Online ads are free, however they must be renewed each month. Ads may be renewed by contacting the Slippery Rock Gazette.
  • Maximum of 70 words or less per ad.
  • For questions, contact Rich Hassert email r.hassert@braxtonbragg.com or use the online form.
  • Publisher reserves the right to accept, reject or edit any copy for advertisements or editorial material not in keeping with the standards of the Slippery Rock Gazette.
  • Publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any advertisement appearing in the Slippery Rock Gazette.

Submit your FREE online classified Ad


Ad guidelines for print edition classified ads

Download Slippery Rock Gazette 2016 Media Rates & Deadlines Guide (PDF, 1.3mb filesize). This document includes complete specifications, rates and deadlines for advertising in the 2016 Print Editions of the Slippery Rock Gazette.

2016 Classified Color Box Ad Rates

Display Ad Size: Frequency: 1x 3x 6x 9x 12x
Classified Display Ads, Column = 1.85 inches wide            
 1 column wide x 1.25 inches high   $40 $35 $33 $32 $31
 2 columns wide x 1.25 inches high   $80 $70 $66 $64 $62
 2 columns wide x 2.5 inches high   $160 $140 $132 $128 $124
 Classified, Text Only Ad, Per Month   $30 Call before deadline to renew

 
Ad guidelines for print edition classified ads

Submit your print Classified Ad

Print ads not meeting the following guidelines will not be published:

  • Text ads for the print edition are $30.00 per ad, per month. Ads may be renewed by contacting the Slippery Rock Gazette. 
  • Maximum of 70 words or less per ad.
  • Payment must be made at the time ad is submitted. Credit or Debit Card only. A PDF Credit Authorization Form is available by fax, or download a PDF.
  • All faxed ads must be typed–No hand written ads, No exceptions.
  • Please review all your ad info before submitting– NO refunds will be given for ads that are submitted with the wrong contact info or content and then published.
  • Ads may be submitted by fax to 800-915-5501, (Attn: Karen Richards); or use the online form.
  • The Slippery Rock Gazette reserves the right to reject or modify print ads for any reason.
  • Ads may be renewed for additional issues by contacting the Slippery Rock Gazette prior to Classifieds deadline.




Ad deadlines for print edition ads

2016 Ad Reservation Deadlines for print edition

Publication Month: Space Reservation: Ad Materials Deadline: Classifieds Deadline:
 January 2016 Nov 23, 2015 Tues, December 1, 2015 Dec 2, 2015
 February 2016 Dec 28, 2015 Mon, Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016
 March 2016 Jan 25, 2016 Mon, Feb 1, 2016 Feb 1, 2016
 April 2016 Feb 23, 2016 Tues, Mar 1, 2016 Mar 1, 2016
 May 2016 Mar 28, 2016 Mon, Apr 4, 2016 Apr 4, 2016
 June 2016 April 25, 2016 Mon, May 2, 2016 May 2, 2016
 July 2016 May 24, 2016 Tues, May 31, 2016 May 31, 2016
 August 2016 Jun 28, 2016 Tues, Jul 5, 2016 Jul 5, 2016
 September 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Mon, Aug 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016
 October 2016 Aug 30, 2016 Tues, Sep 6, 2016 Sep 6, 2016
 November 2016 Sep 26, 2016 Mon, Oct 3, 2016 Oct 3, 2016
 December 2016 Oct 25, 2016 Tues, Nov 1, 2016 Nov 1, 2016
 January 2017 Nov 28, 2016 Tues, Dec 5, 2016 Dec 5, 2016

 


Slippery Rock Gazette Advertising & Braxton-Bragg Co-Op Program for Vendors

Co-Op Advertising: The Braxton-Bragg Co-Op ad program is by invitation only, and offered to qualifying Braxton-Bragg vendors to help market their products to the Slippery Rock's industry-wide readership. Note: Participation involves a minimum six-month or six issue contract commitment. The SRG reserves the right to reject or edit any copy not in keeping with the standards of the Slippery Rock. Braxton-Bragg reserves the right to reject any co-op advertisement not meeting the criteria for qualifying products. Products Braxton-Bragg does not sell do not qualify for co-op support. Ads must bear the Braxton-Bragg logo, include the 800-575-4401 phone number, Braxton-Bragg Item numbers and the www.braxton-bragg.com web address. Product Sale prices may also be included through prior arrangement. For more information contact Larry Hood, SRG Editor, lhood@slipperyrockgazette.net

Publication & Payment Terms: Invoices payable in U.S. funds only, net 30 days. No credit extended to accounts over 60 days. Billing each month will be deducted from inventory cost. If an agency defaults on a payment, advertiser will be held responsible for total due. First time advertisers will be required to provide credit information or prepayment at the start of their advertising program. In addition, in the event that it is necessary for Slippery Rock Gazette (SRG) to place this account in the hands of a Collection Agency or Attorney for collection, the advertiser agrees to pay all additional costs of collection, including reasonable attorney's fees.

Ad Cancellations: Cancellations not accepted after the Space Reservation Deadline. Advertiser is responsible for all charges (including production) incurred if canceling after the Space Reservation Deadline.

The Slippery Rock Gazette is produced by Braxton-Bragg. For details on participating in the Braxton-Bragg Co-Op ad program for your stone industry product, please contact us:

Larry Hood, Editor/Design Director
Phone: 865-293-0231
lhood@slipperyrockgazette.net

G. William Brown, Graphic Designer
Phone: 865-293-0238
wbrown@slipperyrockgazette.net

Derek Brodka, e-Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 865-293-0201
dbrodka@braxtonbragg.com

Slippery Rock Gazette
4100 Appalachian Way
Knoxville, TN 37918
SRG Fax: 800-915-5501

 


4-Color Ad Rates and Specifications

Download Slippery Rock Gazette 2016 Media Rates & Deadlines Guide (PDF, 1.3mb filesize). This document includes complete specifications, rates and deadlines for advertising in the 2016 Print Editions of the Slippery Rock Gazette.

2016 Advertising 4-color Ad Rates

Display Ad Size: Frequency: 1x 3x 6x 9x 12x
 Full Page   $1,900 $1,694 $1,623 $1,552 $1,410
 3/5 Page   $1,520 $1,355 $1,298 $1,242 $1,128
 1/2 Page   $1,257 $1,158 $1,113 $1,062 $966
 1/4 Page   $628 $579 $556 $531 $483
 1/8 Page   $314 $290 $278 $265 $242


2016 Advertising 4-Color Specifications


2016 Advertising 4-Color Specifications



Display Ad Sizes (see illustrations, above):

  • Full Page: 10" wide x 11.5" high. Use .125" Bleed
  • 3/5 Page Vertical: 8" wide x 9" high
  • 1/2 Page Horizontal: 10" wide x 5.625" high
  • 1/4 Page: 4.875" wide x 5.635" high
  • 1/8 page: 4.875" wide x 2.8" high

Rates reflect full space price.

  • The SRG is printed on a roll-fed web press using CMYK UV set process inks. Cover and select interior pages use 60# coated. No SPOT, custom PMS colors or rich black available.
  • All prices listed are net with no agency commission discount.
  • Reserved, specified ad space is limited. Please contact editor for available placement.
  • Add 10% for a guaranteed specified position.

Submission Guidelines & Printing Specs:

  • SRG Specification: Web Press on 35# Hi-bright newsprint, 60# gloss cover, 4-color process, colors UV set.
  • Digital File Requirements: Print resolution CMYK PDF or non-compressed, highest quality JPEG files preferred. All photos and art submitted for ad and article preparation should be 300 dpi resolution, saved as TIF, EPS or JPEG with no LZW or .jpg compression. Multiple files (more than 1) MUST be zipped (ZIP) or Stuffed (.SIT) before sending.
  • Accepted Formats: High resolution, press quality PDF, include .125˝ bleed. All color files should be CMYK, no spot colors. Native files accepted in InDesign CS6; Photoshop PSD, PDF, TIFF or JPEG; for Illustrator PDFs –all fonts must be converted to paths. No native CorelDraw, Publisher or CAD files. Ads using rich black backgrounds will be rejected.
  • Please provide Type One postscript or Open Type fonts. Include fonts when packaging files for output and when submitting InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop native files. Any Windows PC & TrueType fonts will be replaced with closest available Mac OS versions at industry production rates. Missing Windows fonts with no equivalent font in our library will be replaced at cost + industry rates. Include both printer and screen fonts for package printer fonts and screen fonts for Photoshop (.psd), InDesign (.indd) or Illustrator (.ai) files.
  • Files smaller than 12 MB may be emailed to lhood@slipperyrockgazette.net. When emailing or uploading multiple files, package in a Stuffit (.sit) or ZIP file. Ads submitted in layers Photoshop (.psd), InDesign (.indd) or Illustrator (.ai) files must include all fonts and all placed graphic files, including photos, logos and graphics. Due to ink-offset printing concerns, no solid black ads with reversed white type will be accepted. All spot colors will be converted to CMYK equivalents.
  • FTP Ad Submission: To submit ads over 12 MB in size, contact Larry Hood or email lhood@slipperyrockgazette.net for a secure FTP log in, via an FTP client application. Filezilla is our recommended FTP software to connect with our servers. Stuff or ZIP packaged files before transmission.