Publication Size:
Super Tabloid (10.625”W x14.5”H – trim size)

Ad Sizes:

  • Quarter = 5”W x 6.9375”H
  • Half Horizontal = 10.16”W x 6.9375”H
  • Half Vertical = 5”W x 14.0625”H
  • Full = 10.625”W x14.5”H
    • Live area: 10.16”W x 14.0625”H
      (Margins: top 0.2813”, bottom 0.1562”,
      inside 0.165”, outside 0.3”)
    • Bleed: 11.125”W x 15”H (Full page only)
      (Margins: 0.25” top, bottom, inside, outside)

Material Deadlines are 2 months prior to issue date. See schedule here.

Paper:
Glossy wrap with bright white non-coated interior

Resolution:
300 dpi minimum

Printing Process:
Web Offset Heat Printing

Fonts:
Postscript Level 1 and True Type – PC ONLY
(convert to outlines for best results when possible)

Labels:
Please label your files with your company name

Digital Files:

  • PDF – (job options file is available upon request)
  • EPS or AI – Adobe Illustrator (convert fonts to outlines)
  • INDD – Adobe Indesign (with images as separate files) TIF or PSD – Adobe Photoshop
    (layers intact when possible)
  • JPG – (with little to no compression)
  • Media CD-R finalized and CD-RW

Submission Options:
Email to: layout@thetrades.com
Mail to: The Trades Publishing Co.
20 Our Way Drive
Crossville, TN 38555