Media Kit

Ad sizes and mechanical requirements
for soft cover patient services directory or guide

AD SIZES

NON-BLEED ADS (please supply your ad without bleed or crop marks):
Full page: 6″W x 9″H
2/3 page: 6″W x 5.91″H
1/2 page: 6″W x 4.375″H or 2.813″W x 9″H
1/3 page: 6″W x 2.813″H or 2.813″W x 5.913″H
1/6 page: 2.813″W x 2.813″H

FULL BLEED ADS (inside and outside back cover only):
Trim size: 7.5″W x 10.5″H
Live area: 7″W x 10″H (0.25″ from all sides/trim)
Bleed size: 8″W x 11″H (add 0.25″ bleed beyond trim on all sides)
Please supply your full bleed ad without crop marks.

Please note:
If you are advertising in the Bluewater Health Patient and Family Guide, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Patient and Family Guide or any Fraser Health – Patient and Family Handbooks, your ad sizes are as follow:

NON-BLEED ADS for Bluewater Health, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and Fraser Health publications only (please supply your ad without bleed or crop marks):
Full page: 5″W x 7.75″H
1/2 page: 5″W x 3.813″H or 2.438″W x 7.75″H
1/4 page: 2.438″W x 3.813″H

FULL BLEED ADS for Bluewater Health, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and Fraser Health publications only (inside and outside back cover only):
Trim size: 5.5″W x 8.5″H
Live area: 5″W x 8″H (0.25″ from all sides/trim)
Bleed size: 6″W x 9″H (add 0.25″ bleed beyond trim on all sides)
Please supply your full bleed ad without crop marks.

If you have any questions about the ad sizes, please call us at
1-800-339-5662 or send us an e-mail.

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

IF YOU WANT US TO CREATE THE AD FOR YOU…
Please prepare/supply your ad material using the following guidelines of what we can and can not use.

    WHAT WE CAN USE:

  • Photos – original prints or .jpgs from a digital camera (minimum 300 ppi resolution)
  • Logos – original electronic version is preferred for optimal clarity: native vector files (.ai or .eps) or raster hi-res files (minimum 300 ppi) saved as a layered .psd
    Anything that requires scanning must be large and clean.
  • Resolution of at least 300 ppi on any electronic submissions (.tif or .jpg)
  • Files created in InDesign (.indd), Illustrator (.ai or .eps), Photoshop (.psd) or Corel Draw (.cdr)

    WHAT WE CAN NOT USE:

  • Graphics pulled from websites
  • Clipart, gifs (.gif) or bitmap (.bmp) files
  • Preprinted advertisements used in other publications (i.e.: newspapers, phone books, etc.
    We can, however, use these as a sample guideline to re-create your ad for our publications, please supply us with the original photos and graphic elements from the sample ad.
  • Faxed ads or logos
  • Electronic versions of graphics, photos, logos, etc. under 300 ppi
  • Ads created in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Publisher or PrintShop. Ad wording created in these programs is fine.

IF YOUR OWN DESIGNER IS CREATING THE AD FOR YOU…

  • Finished size must be the exact size as per your reserved ad space
    (please see ad sizes above)
  • Resolution must be at least 300 ppi
  • File format must be press quality pdf

We are here to help!
If you have any questions, please call Willow Publishing Ad Copy Department
at 1-800-339-5662 or send us an e-mail.