FORMATS

Black & White and Color ad submissions (in order of preference):

  1. PDF “Press Optimized” (CMYK at 300 DPI, fonts embedded, etc.)
  2. InDesign Interchange file packaged with all links and font files or fonts converted to outlines. Note: files packaged on Macs may not contain the resource fork of the font files and may therefore not be usable.
  3. Hi-Res (300 DPI) Photoshop PSD file with font files or fonts converted to outlines.
  4. Illustrator AI file with font files or fonts converted to outlines.
  5. Hi-Res (300+ DPI) TIF, JPG or EPS

Notes on creating PDFs

  • Use preset “Press Optimized” PDF
  • Ensure that all elements are in correct color format – grayscale (for black and white ads) or CMYK (for color ads).
  • Do not save with transparency
  • Set bleeds to 1/4″ on all sides
  • Turn off all Printer’s marks except crop marks (use .25″ offset)
  • Embed all fonts
  • Do not downsample below 266dpi
  • “Convert to process” for all spot colors

COLORS

Black & White ads must be saved in grayscale Color ads should contain only CMYK elements

  • no RGB or spot colors.

RESOLUTION

  • Line screen 133 / Resolution 300dpi
  • Include hardcopy or low-res rasterized proof with all digital files.

SIZES

AD SIZE NON-BLEED BLEED* (trim size)
Full page 7.625″ x 9.875″ 8.375″ x 10.875″
1/2 Horizontal 7.625″ x 4.875″ 8.375″ x 5.375″
1/2 Vertical (see rates) 3.75″ x 9.875″ 4.125″ x 10.875″
1/2 Exclusive (see rates) 5.375″ x 7″ 5.875″ x 7.625″
1/4 3.75″ x 4.875″ NA
1/4 Real Estate 5″ x 3.75″ NA
1/8 Real Estate 2.4375″ x 3.75″ NA
1/10 Business Card 3.75″ x 1.9375″ NA

DEADLINE

The 15th of each month for publication the following month. Ads submitted after the 15th may be accepted subject to discretion.

DELIVERY OPTIONS

  • Email to ad@communitym.com
  • Mail CD to: Community Magazine 1616 Ocean Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11223
  • Make available on FTP site
  • Use shareat.com (email for instructions)
  • Contact graphics dept. at: 718-645-4460

RESTRICTED CONTENT

  • Adult/Mature pictures or subjects
  • Unsupervised/improperly supervised food products. Food related ads must include certification of Orthodox kosher supervising agency
  • Content not consistent with Orthodox Judaism (provocative images of women, immodest clothing/entertainment, etc.)