GSBA annual Guide & Directory is the most successful and most widely distributed publication for LGBT and Allied businesses, professionals and nonprofit community in the Greater Puget Sound Region.
Ad Size Options
|2 Page||7 1/4"||9 1/2"||$2,700|
|Full Page||3 3/8"||9 1/2"||$1,550|
|3/4 Page||3 3/8"||7"||$1165|
|2/3 Page||3 3/8"||6 1/4"||$1100|
|1/2 Page||3 3/8"||4 5/8"||$855|
|1/3 Page||3 3/8"||3"||$635|
|1/4 Page||3 3/8"||2 1/4"||$495|
|Spot Color (Magenta or Cyan) & Black||$100|
|Full Color (includes listing(s) spot color)||$400|
Unique Location Options
|Guaranteed 1st in category (2-pg, full color)||$3,200|
|Inside Cover (full color)||$2,520|
|2 Page Inside Cover (full color)||$3,805|
|1st Page, across from Table of Contents (full color)||$2,520|
|Inside Back (full color)||$2,520|
|2 Page Inside Back Cover (full color)||$3,805|
|1st Page across from last index page||$2,520|
Ad materials for the Guide are due on or before March 15. Ads must be paid for in full by January 31st for the Early Bird Discount (10% off). Hurry, don't miss out!
Advertising Specifications (for ad designer)
ONLY Accepted Ad Format: PDF File (press optimized, CMYK, fonts embedded, 300 dpi). All other formats cannot be accepted.
Guide Ad Submission
Ads may be submitted the following ways:
- Via the GSBA web site (www.thegsba.org)
On disk via mail or hand delivery to the office:
Attn: GSBA Guide Ads
400 East Pine St, Suite 322
Seattle, WA 98122
You must mail/deliver 2 signed hard copy proofs* of your Guide ad to the GSBA office.
GSBA strives to reproduce your ad to industry quality standards. Advertiser, agency or designer is responsible for the resolution and quality of images, color match, font reproduction and/or typographical errors. Color ads must be created using CMYK. If you would like your disk returned, please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope or disk mailer.
For quality control purposes, two signed proofs (hard-copy printout) of your ad should be provided.
The following are preferred proof formats:
Black/White ads: Laser printer proof.
4-color ads: Digital color proof, contract quality, such as a Agfa Sherpa, Kodak , Iris, etc. Note that a color printout from a non-calibrated printer is not accurate or representative of print quality. We cannot guarantee color matches to color ink jet or laser prints, although we always strive for best color density.
NOW, enhance your GSBA Guide ad exposure by having your ad appear ONLINE in addition to the printed Guide & Directory!
Guide Online Ad Specs:
338 pixels w. x 225 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
338 pixels w. x 300 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
338 pixels w. x 463 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
338 pixels w. x 625 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
338 pixels w. x 700 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
338 pixels w. x 950 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
725 pixels w. x 950 pixels h. @ 72 p.p.i.
IMPORTANT: The filename must be comprised of letters and numbers only, no spaces. Special characters such as "!" and "," are not allowed. Please upload a single file in either JPG, GIF or PNG format, at 72dpi and without crop marks. If your image does not correspond exactly to the dimensions specified above, it will be rejected.
For more information or to advertise, contact:
Kelly Odell, Business Development Manager