Alaska Wedding Workbook & www.WeddingGuideAlaska.com Banner Ad Specifications

Banner Ad Specifications:

Our banner ads consist of a 2×2 photo/logo as well as a 20 word description of your company, contact information, and link to your website.

Specifics:

  • 96dpi
  • Web ready .jpg images only
  • 1.5 inch x 1.5 inch image
  • 20 word description or less
  • Website Address
  • Contact Information

Contact Information

Please send all questions, comments, or concerns regarding ad material requirements to WGA:

Amber Florek
WeddingGuideAK@gmail.com

Printed Alaska Wedding Workbook ad:

To ensure that your ad reproduces with the highest quality possible, please pay careful attention to the following mechanical requirements.

General Advertising Specifications
If you already have an ad designed and would like to use it, please note the following specifications:

PDF/X-1a

  • PDF/X1a file
  • All High-resolution images and fonts must be included when the PDF/X1a file is saved
  • Only use Type 1 Fonts – No TrueType fonts or Font substitutions.
  • Images must be SWOP (CMYK or Grayscale) TIFF or EPS between 200 and 400 dpi
  • Total area density should not exceep SWOP 300% TAC
  • NO RGB or JPEG Images. Do not nest EPS file into other EPS files. Do not embed ICC profiles within images
  • All required trapping must be included in the file(s).

Proofing
Digital color calibrated proofs that meet SWOP standards should be used for digital ad materials. Black-and-white laser proofs are acceptable with color ads, but we cannot guarantee accurate color with such submissions.

Software
Acceptable applications: .PDF file of your 7.5″ x 10″ ad. We cannot guarantee correct output from any other application.

Fonts should be PostScript, Type 1 fonts.

Colors should be built using a CMYK model.

We provide free graphic design for all vendors included in the workbook. If you prefer us to design your ad then please submit photos, logos etc. as follows:

All images used in the layout of your ad should be sent at a print resolution of 300 dpi, and saved as CMYK or Grayscale TIFF images. Bitmapped images are acceptable for most scanned logos. Dot values in raster images of 85 percent may print solid, and 3 percent may print white. Vector images should be saved as EPS files using CMYK colors with outlined fonts. Raster images used in EPS files must be embedded.

FTP Upload:
Your file may be too large to email. If that’s the case, please upload your files to our ftp server. Please ask your Account Executive or one of our graphic designers for the user name and password.

General Info for Workbook

  • Method of Binding: Perfect
  • Full color ad
  • Maximum Ad Size: 7.5″ x 10″
  • Workbook Size: 8.5″ x 11″
  • Approval Procedure

Once your ad is designed, your assigned graphics designer will email a copy for you to approve. If we do not receive your approval back by the deadline we will assume that your ad is to your liking and it will be sent to print as is.