2017 Rates & Specs

Placement Specs 1x 3x 6x
Spread 16.75 x 10.875 $2,910 $2,645 $2,515
Back Cover 8.375 x 10.875 $1,800 $1,745 $1,685
Inside Front Cover 8.375 x 10.875 $1,665 $1,605 $1,545
Inside Back Cover 8.375 x 10.875 $1,665 $1,605 $1,545
Full page 8.375 x 10.875 $1,615 $1,560 $1,500
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.125 x 4.625 $905 $845 $785
1/2 Page Island 4.687 x 7 $905 $845 $785
1/2 Page Vertical 3.5 x 9.25 $905 $845 $785
1/3 Page 2.125 x 9.5 $755 $695 $640
1/4 Page Vertical 3.5 x 9.25 $685 $625 $570

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND FORMATS

  • high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8” away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8” total gutter.
  • Materials shoud be submitted without crop marks, but full page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold).
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. AMSA is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected. 

Upload your ad at https://theygsgroup.sendmyad.com

PRODUCTION CONTACT

sendmyad@theygsgroup.com
The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: +1 717 505 9701

For instructions on how to upload your ad, click here.