compact tractor guide Advertising Rates


Taking Advertising For Placement in 2018 Hot Line Compact Tractor Guide Deadline 9-15-2017 For 2018 Edition
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Published annually. Circulation nationwide to PAID subscribers who are interested in riding, garden and compact tractors with hp of 15 to 45 dating back to 1980.
Front Cover 4 3/8" x 4 1/8" $2,500
Back Cover 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" $1,680
Inside Front Cover 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" $1,365
Inside Back Cover 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" $1,365
Full Page 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" $1,050
1/2 Page 4 3/4" x 3 1/2" or 2 3/8" x 6 7/8" $525
1/4 Page 2 3/8" x 3 1/2" $315
2 x 3 2 3/8" x 2" $210
2 x 2 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" $150

For more information, contact a sales associate.

Color images intended for process printing should be saved as CMYK. Black & White images should be saved as Grayscale. Desired orientation (rotation, flip, skew) is to be applied in your image editing application.

Fonts should not be stylized in your page layout program. Example: Do not stylize fonts by using the [bold] [italic] or other font style commmands. Use the font containing the desiredattribute. In the event the desired font is not available, a different font should be chosen. All fonts used must be supplied in a seperate folder labeled "Fonts." All fonts used in EPS file must be converted to outlines.

Media For File Transfer
Heartland Ag-Business Group supports the following Apple OSX compatible media: CD/DVD. Supply a color or laser print of each ad.

Electronic File Transmission
Heartland Ag-Business Group is able to accept files electronically using email and FTP. When sending files via email have your graphic elements originally scanned (250-300 dpi) and save them as a JPEG of the maximum quality. All submitted ad copy must be submitted by 5 p.m. the following business day after the cutoff date.

The sizes given below show the exact dimensions to run in the area reserved for the advertisement. Changes to files with embedded components require a new disk to be submitted by the Client or Agency. Please do not exceed the live area size in order to keep anything from being cropped off.

Size Inches Format
1/2 Page 3 3/4" x 3 1/2" Horizontal
1/2 Page 2 3/8" x 6 7/8" Vertical
Full Page 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" Vertical

Printing Method: Offset
Page trim: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Live area: 4 3/4" x 7 1/4"
Bleed size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Line screen: 119 black & white; 150 4 color
Film: Right reading - emulsion side down

  • InDesign CS3: Include all elements and fonts in the document. Submit as a .zip or .sit file.
  • Photoshop CS3: Submit as a flattened, 300 dpi image.
  • Illustrator CS3: Convert all type to outlines and embed any linked elements.
  • PDF: Submit as press quality with all fonts embedded.

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