Collector Magazine

Frequency: Monthly

Collector magazine is the only monthly print magazine serving the accounts receivable management industry. All ACA International members receive a copy of Collector magazine as part of their membership dues. Nonmembers, or members who want multiple copies, can pay for a subscription; paid subscriptions currently make up about 12% of Collector magazine’s circulation.

Collector magazine can help advertisers reach a large community of executives and decision makers in a variety of market niches within the accounts receivable management industry. Collector magazine articles are regularly promoted in ACA Daily and across our social media feeds, drawing in readers from a variety of sources.

Excellence in Action

In the last six years, Collector magazine has won nine awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for excellence in editorial and design.




Ad Responses

Most readers have taken action as a result of seeing an ad in Collector magazine, including:

Editorial Calendar

Editorial Highlights
Bonus Distribution
Ad Close
Art Due


What to Expect in 2021


Nov. 10, 2020

Nov. 17, 2020


Technology Trends


Dec. 09, 2020

Dec. 16, 2020


Creditors’ Issues


Jan. 15, 2021

Jan. 22, 2021


ACA Convention Preview


Feb. 15, 2021

Feb. 22, 2021


Consumer Experience


Mar. 17, 2021

Mar. 24, 2021


Data Security


Apr. 16, 2021

Apr. 23, 2021


Health Care

ACA’s 2021 Convention & Expo
DATE: July 28-29

May 14, 2021

May 21, 2021


Student Loans
Meet ACA’s New President


June 15, 2021

June 18, 2021


ACA Convention Highlights
Introducing ACA’s New Board
of Directors


July 19, 2021

July 26, 2021


Hiring and Training


Aug. 16, 2021

Aug. 23, 2021


Leadership Issues
Asset Buying

ACA’s 2021 Fall Forum & Expo

Sept. 16, 2021

Sept. 23, 2021


Top 10 Cases of 2021


Oct. 14, 2021

Oct. 21, 2021







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Black-and-White Ads

For black-and-white ads, subtract $750 from the appropriate rate.

Premium Space

Add 30% for cover space or two-page center spread. Sold on a 12-month basis only. Guaranteed page placement in other parts of Collector may also be available. Contact Collector advertising representative with specific requests to receive custom rates.

Business Reply Cards, Inserts, Gatefolds, etc.

ACA International offers premium advertising opportunities that will help your messages stand out and get the attention you desire. Contact your Collector advertising representative with specific requests to receive rates.

ACA Member Discounts

ACA Affiliate/Vendor Members: 5% ACA Attorney, Agency, Asset Buyer and Creditor Members: 20%

Advertising Agency Commission

Approved third-party ad agencies may deduct 15%. All contacts and billing must go through the ad agency to qualify.




2-page spread

17" x 11" (plus bleeds & crop marks)
Live text area is 16" x 10"

Full page with bleeds

8.5" x 11" (plus bleeds & crop marks)
Live text area is 7.5" x 10"

Full page no bleeds

7.25" x 9.75"

2/3 page (vertical)

4.75" x 8.875"

1/2 page (horizontal)

7.25" x 5"

1/3 page (vertical)

2.25" x 8.875"

1/3 page (square)

4.75" x 4.75"

1/4 page

4.75" x 2.75"

8.5” x 11” trim area. Art must extend 1/4” beyond this trim area on all sides to ensure proper printing. Keep text at least 1/2” inside the trim area on all sides.


  • 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 should 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. ACAI is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • 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.


The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: +1 717 505 9701

Sponsored Content Advertising

Perfect for case studies and product launches!

Now you can incorporate your company’s voice in Collector magazine’s print and digital editions. Sponsored content gives you the opportunity to write an article showcasing your brand and thought leadership that will appear in the magazine.

Our editorial team will proof all content as necessary but the advertiser is responsible for the design and layout.

All sponsored content must be branded as such according to ACA’s internal policies.

Sponsored Content Specifications

One Page
  • 500-525 words
  • 1 image (photo or chart)
  • Your company logo
  • Byline info of your author (no more than 35 words)
  • Rate: $2,500

Two Pages
  • 900-1,000 words
  • 1 image (photo or chart)
  • Your company logo
  • Byline info of your author (no more than 35 words)
  • Rate: $3,700

Only one sponsored content piece will run per issue. Ads will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

File Submission

The ad content and image files must be submitted at least three weeks prior to the closing date of the issue. If advertisers have reserved space but do not submit a graphic file on time, they will be charged for the ad space. No “make good” ads will be provided.