Submit Advertising

Submission Guidelines for Print

  • Newspaper Ads
    • Ad resolution is 200 dpi for photos and 800 dpi for bitmap graphics
    • All Newspaper files should be set up as CMYK
    • Overall ink saturation cannot exceed 260%
    • Do not include crop or registration marks within PDF
  • Magazine Ads
    • Ad resolution is 300 dpi for photos and 1200 dpi for bitmap graphics
    • All Magazine files should be set up as CMYK
    • Do not include crop or registration marks within PDF
    • An additional proof with crop marks can be provided to show positioning if necessary
  • All PDFs
    • Need to be flattened at the highest transparency
    • Settings need to be set to keep color as CMYK
    • Embed all fonts

    IBJ will not be held responsible for PDF files incorrectly submitted.

  • Open Files
    • Package your file with all the fonts and graphic elements included
    • ZIP or Stuff your elements together to ensure safe transfer

Submission Guidelines for Digital

  • e-Alerts
    • Max file size - 40k
    • Max animation time - 15 seconds total
    • Max animated gif frames - 3
    • Acceptable formats - jpg, gif. No FLASH files for E-ALERTS
    • All digital ads should have a border

    Please provide hyperlink information associated with digital ads in the "Additional Information" field.

  • IBJ.com
    • Max file size - 40k
    • Max animation time - 15 seconds total
    • Max animation frames - 3
    • Accepted file formats - jpg, gif or Flash (swf)
    • All digital ads should have a border

    Please provide hyperlink information associated with digital ads in the "Additional Information" field.

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