Net 30 days; 1.5% penalty per month after 60 days.
- Trim size: 8.25" x 10.875"
- All images must be CMYK and 300 DPI
- Fonts converted to outline
- High-res JPG
- High-res TIFF
- High-res PDF
- PDF/X-1a preferred
PE magazine is printed in 4-color process, CMYK to SWOP specifications, and all pre-press is done electronically. Therefore, all advertising should be supplied in digital formats, and colors need to be converted to CMYK. Film negatives or positives, and camera- ready art are not acceptable.
Materials for ads should be submitted as a PDF (Press-optimized PDF files are preferred) file or EPS file with fonts converted to outlines. We accept collected files from Adobe InDesign CS3 or later for Windows only. Collected files created on the Mac platform are not accepted due
to the incompatibility of Mac and PC fonts.
NSPE's Communications Department is PC-based. QuarkXPress files are no longer accepted. Convert all QuarkXPress files to a press-optimized PDF. All image files must be submitted in 4-color and 300 DPI as either an EPS, JPEG, or TIFF file. Files created with Microsoft Publisher, PageMaker, FrameMaker, Corel Ventura, or any other similar programs are not accepted.
For Career Mart ads, please send text files separately from any image/graphic files. We will not accept any files that have images/graphics imported or dragged into a text file.
All collected files must be supplied on a CDROM disk packaged with fonts, embedded or linked images/graphics, and a printed color proof at 100% its size. Zipped or StuffIt files under 20MB that are in PDF format may be e-mailed to email@example.com. A proof is required for all display ads.
Please mail proof to NSPE, Attention: PE Magazine, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Call 703-684-2808 to discuss other options.
|Ad Type||Live Area||Bleed|
|Full Page||7.25" x 9.625"||8.5" x 11.125"|
|2/3 Vertical||4.75" x 9.625"||5.375" x 11.125"|
|1/2 Vertical||4.75" x 7.25"||5.245" x 8"|
|1/2 Horizontal||7.25" x 4.687"||8.5" x 5.437"|
|1/3 Vertical||2.25" x 9.625"||2.875" x 11.125"|
|1/3 Square||4.75" x 4.687"|
|1/6 Page Vertical||2.25" x 4.687"|
|Web Site Ad Specifications|
|Ad Type||Live Area|
|Homepage Horizontal Banner||468 pixels x 60 pixels|
|Homepage Side Box||250 pixels x 250 pixels|
|Interior Horizontal *||728 pixels x 90 pixels|
|Interior Side Box||250 pixels x 250 pixels|
|Ad Type||Live Area|
|Leaderboard||480 pixels x 80 pixels|
|Side Box||250 pixels x 250 pixels|
*NSPE has implemented a responsive design on the nspe.org site. This will give the user a better experience on the web site no matter what device they are on: computer, tablet, or smartphone. In order for them to display responsively on a tablet and smartphone, we'll need additional banners:
Tablet: 468 x 60 Full Banner
Widescreen: 728 x 90 Full Banner
Smartphone: 300 x 50 Smartphone Static Banner