Collector Magazine

Frequency: Bimonthly

Collector magazine is the only bimonthly 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/Special Sections
Ad Close
Art Due


Top 10 Cases of 2021   10/29/2021 11/16/2021
Mar/Apr Technology

ACA's IGNITE Conference

Hot Products/Company

Annual Marketplace Directory

1/4/2022 1/20/2022
May/June Health Care   3/4/2022 3/22/2022
Jul/Aug Meeth ACA's New President

ACA's Annual Convention

Hot Products/Company

Annual Resource Guide

5/3/2022 5/19/2022
Sept/Oct Consumer Experience   7/6/2022 7/22/2022
Nov/Dec  Compliance

Hot Products/Company


9/2/2022 9/21/2022

*Deadlines are subject to change






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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.

File Submission

f 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.

Enhanced Opportunities


Catch readers' attention with a post-it note directly on their Collector cover! Highlight an upcoming service, your website, or an offer to contact you for expertise.

Belly bands

Be the premier focus of readers by wrapping your message around the front cover of the magazine. Size: 18 x 5

Ad Insert

Your ad will reach readers first as it is printed on a heavier stock than the other pages.

Contact Tima today for custom pricing!




2-page spread

Bleed: 17.25" x 11.25"
Trim: 17" x 11"
Live text area is 16" x 10"
Full page with bleeds
Bleed: 8.75" x 11.25"
Trim: 8.5" x 11"
Live text area is 7.5" x 10"

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 (horizontal)

4.75" x 4.75"

1/4 page

4.75" x 2.75"

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.


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