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General Advertising Rates

Space 1x 6x 12x
1 page $1,610 $1,320 $1,250
2/3 page $1,090 $910 $865
1/2 page $885 $685 $640
1/3 page $610 $485 $430
1/4 page $470 $365 $340
1/6 page $400 $310 $255
1/8 page $260 $225 $215
1 inch $120 $120 $105 $95


Colors/Bleeds/Inserts

Standard Process $200
Matched Colors $250
Four-Color Process $600
Inserts Rate on application
Bleed Add 10% to space and color rate


Ad Sizes

Space Unit Width Depth
1 page 7" 10"
2/3 page 4 1/2" 10"
1/2 page vertical 4 1/2" 7"
1/2 page horizontal 7" 4 7/8"
1/3 page vertical 2 1/4" 10"
1/3 page square 4 1/2" 4 7/8"
1/4 page square 4 1/2" 3 3/4"
1/4 page vertical 3 1/2" 4 7/8"
1/6 page vertical 2 1/4" 4 7/8"
1/6 page horizontal 4 1/2" 2 1/4"
1/8 page vertical 2 1/4" 3 3/4"


Mechanical Requirements

Bleed Size 8 3/8" x 11 1/4"
Trim Size 8 1/8" x 10 7/8"
One Column Width 2 1/4"
Two Column Width 4 1/2"
Halftone Screen 133
Binding Perfect Binding


Artwork

  • We accept ad files in the following formats: .pdf, .tif, .jpg, .eps. Resolution should be 300 dpi.
  • Files under 20 MB can be emailed to paul@musictrades.com
  • For files of any size, you can use file sharing applications such as DropBox, send us a download link to a file posted on your website, or upload your ad to Music Trades' FTP site. Instructions:


HOST NAME: ftp.dpc-nh.com
USER NAME: Music Trades
PASSWORD: aWPuE4mG
* please note that credentials are case sensitive

Contract & Copy Regulations
Submission of any advertisement shall constitute acceptance of the following General Conditions:

  • Advertisements are accepted upon the representation that advertiser and its agency have the right to publish the contents thereof. In consideration of such publication, advertiser and its agency agree to indemnify and hold publisher harmless against any expense or loss by reason of any claims arising out of publication.
  • Publisher shall have no liability for errors in advertiser's index.
  • Publisher shall have the right to hold advertiser and/or its advertising agency jointly liable for such monies as are due and payable to the publisher for advertising.

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