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Reach our Website Readers with Tile ads: Single, Double, & Pin-to-the-Top*

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PRINT ADVERTISING ART SPECIFICATIONS:
The Gazette is printed on high-speed web presses - four color process -  on uncoated Mandabrite - high white paper. 
Special Editions: Gardeners Guide and Small Shops Guide are printed on Bright White Book Stock paper
 
Files submitted should be 300 dpi minimum CMYK, PDF is best - JPEG is acceptable
The most important thing to do is to CREATE the file in CMYK. I get too many people who create their ads in RGB then change the mode to CMYK. It causes problems with ink saturation - especially with black which becomes high percentages of all four colors.
Solid colors should be no more than a mix of 3 of the 4 colors - black in any color will print darker than what you see on your screen.
If you use REVERSE text - the line width should be semi-bold to bold and the font preferable san serif at a minimum of 10 pt. Anything smaller can cause registration issues. This press is running fast - they do a good job holding registration but it’s not perfect.

* WEBSITE TILES: We average 30 - 35,000 Unique Visitors a month to our online edition. 53% on their desktop computer, 40% on their mobile, and 7% on a tablet. Because ads must resize themselves for mobile devices we do not post Traditional BANNER ads - just Tiles at 300 pixels wide.

We use Social media to promote public meetings/hearings/news and topics that engage readers in our community throughout the month. However, our readers are very attached to the print edition, especially since we are a monthly community news magazine.


 

 





 

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Please use the Gazette's Guide to find LOCALLY-OWNED Garden Businesses to support Sonoma County's environmental and economic health and vitality.

Sonoma County Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Shops LOCAL Guide 2018

Sonoma County Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert LOCAL Shops Guide 2018