Print - Guide & Directory

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.

“I became am a big believer in the Guide long ago ̶ it's so important, on many fronts, to support supportive businesses! We've literally found our plumber, electrician, contractor and architect through the Guide ̶ amazing! First place we turn!

-- J Cory Curtis, former Communications Director, Office of Governor Chris Gregoire


For information on advertising the 2017/2018 Guide, please contact DeDe Harmell or call 206-826-9817.


Guide & Directory Ad Rates

Ad Size Options
Size Width Depth Cost
Inside Covers (2) / First pages (2) 7.25" 9.5" $4075
Two pages 7.25" 9.5" $3370
Inside Cover / First page 3.375" 9.5" $2675
Inside Cover / Last page 3.375" 9.5" $2675
First page in front of Table of Contents 3.375" 9.5" $2475
Full page 3.375" 9.5" $2105
3/4 page 3.375" 7" $1680
2/3 page 3.375" 6.25" $1610
1/2 page 3.375" 4.625" $1340
1/3 page 3.375" 3" $1098
1/4 page 3.375" 2.25" $945

All ads are full color. Please inquire about our FREE ad design.

2017 GSBA Guide Rate Card

GSBA’s quarterly full color magazine. 1800 mailed plus an additional 400 circulated at neighborhood cafes, libraries and retail locations.


Ad Rates

 

Size of Ad: Cost:
1/8 page 3.825"w x 2.5"h $200
1/4 page 3.825"w x 5"h $325
1/2 page vertical 3.825"w x 10.25"h $550
1/2 page horizontal 7.75"w x 5"h $550
Full page 7.75"w x 10.25"h $1000
Back cover 8.625"w x 8.875"h (add .125" bleed) $1200
Full page insert 8.5"w x 11"h $550 (advertiser provides copies)

Email

Advertise in monthly or weekly e-newletters promoting GSBA programs and events, community news, and civic issues.

  • Sent to 7,500 contacts
  • Average open rate: 30%
  • Average click-thru rate: 14%

 


Email Ad Rates

 

Placement/Type of Ad: Cost:
Banner ad space - upper
600px (w) x 100px (h) $75 per wk (2-wk minimum)
Banner ad space - lower
600px (w) x 100px (h) $50 per wk (2-wk minimum)

Website Advertising


theGSBA.org

3 sizes to choose from. All are 3-month postings. Maximum of 6 available in each size.

  • 300px (w) x 140px (h): $350
  • 300px (w) x 250px (h): $500
  • 300px (w) x 600px (h): $650

Homepage ad. One size only. 3-month posting. Maximum of 3, industry exclusive advertisers.
300px w x 250px h: $750 (or $1,800 exclusive buyout)


TravelGaySeattle.com


3 sizes to choose from. All are 3-month postings. Maximum of 6 available in each size.

  • 300px (w) x 140px (h): $250
  • 300px (w) x 250px (h): $400
  • 300px (w) x 600px (h): $550

Homepage ad. One size only. 3-month posting. Maximum of 3, industry exclusive advertisers.
300px (w) x 250px (h): $650 (or $1,500 exclusive buyout)

The Seattle LGBT Visitors Center

Seattle’s vibrant, progressive and welcoming community is the home for this unique resource for the LGBT traveler. Open to all, the Seattle LGBT Visitors Center is only the second center of its kind in the United States. A great destination for all travelers to find hotels, exciting nightlife spots, fabulous food, entertainment, shopping, and attractions. Each business found inside the visitors center is welcoming and inclusive.

One placement available
Advertise on the 60” TV inside the Visitors Center.
During the day this display, with rotating content, faces the traffic going in and out of the LGBT Visitors
Center and the bank. At night, the display faces the street for maximum visibility to pedestrians and cars
passing by.

One size available
1360px (w) x 768px (h): $750 / 3-month posting

 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship works! Invest your marketing dollars wisely by becoming a GSBA Sponsor. Sponsors will benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations throughout the Puget Sound region. To set up an appointment to discuss how GSBA can best meet your promotional needs, please contact Victoria Odell, Business Development Manager.

 

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