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


Issue
Editorial Highlights
Bonus Distribution/Special Sections
Ad Close
Art Due

April

 

 

2/15/2021

2/22/2021

May

Consumer Experience

 

3/17/2021

3/24/2021

June

Data Security

 

4/16/2021

4/23/2021

July/Aug

Meet ACA’s New President; Health Care

Resource Guide

Hot Companies

5/19/2021

5/26/2021

Sept/Oct

Compliance

 

7/22/2021

7/29/2021

Nov/Dec

Top 10 Cases of 2021

Marketplace Directory

Hot Products

9/17/2021

9/24/2021

 

 

 

 

RATES

Placement
1x
3x
6x
9x
12x
18x
24x

2-page spread

$4,715

$4,620

$4,525

$4,425

$4,345

$4,215

$4,170

Full page

$3,315

$3,255

$3,200

$3,150

$3,080

$3,030

$2,970

2/3 page (vertical)

$2,690

$2,640

$2,595

$2,555

$2,520

$2,480

$2,435

1/2 page (horizontal)

$2,350

$2,305

$2,265

$2,230

$2,195

$2,165

$2,130

1/3 page (vertical)

$2,010

$1,975

$1,950

$1,925

$1,900

$1,880

$1,855

1/3 page (horizontal)

$2,010

$1,975

$1,950

$1,925

$1,900

$1,880

$1,855

1/4 page

$1,260

$1,260

$1,195

$1,180

$1,170

$1,160

$1,145

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

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.
 

Enhanced Opportunities

Post-It

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!

 

SPECS

Placement
Size

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 (horizontal)

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.

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 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.

PRODUCTION CONTACT

sendmyad@theygsgroup.com

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

Collector Marketplace Directory

Make your company stand out and get recognized by enhancing your listing in ACA International’s new Marketplace Directory included in the November/December 2021 issue.

Placement Size Rates
Full Page

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

$2,320
Enhanced Listing with Logo

 jpeg or tiff, 300 dpi

$800

 

 

Collector Resource Guide

All current Affiliate members are invited to showcase their business ACA’s Resource Guide. Launching in the July/August issue of Collector magazine, members can opt for the standard listing or strengthen their presence with enhanced opportunities. 

Standard Listing

Free to all 2021 ACA International Affiliate Members

  • Company name
  • Contact name, address, phone number, fax number
  • Email, website
Enhanced Listings
Logo (jpeg or tiff, 300 dpi) included with listing: $250.00
 
Logo and small write-up or company description (no more than 50 words) included with listing: $500.00