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The fast, easy and convenient way to deliver your advertising.

Specs

Questions? Please email PPB@sparkpublications.com

Trim Size

8.375" x 10.875"

Bleed

.125"

For correct bleed, Full page / Two page spreads / Inserts please add .125” to all sides.

Safe Area

.5” in from trim

Keep important information .5” from the magazine trim size.

Gutter

1"

Keep important information .5” from each side of the gutter. 1” total on two page spread ads.

PDF Creation

PDF/X-1a

When exporting your final PDF please use the PDF/X-1a settings. This settings reduces variables to ensure reliable printing.
• Convert all color to CMYK. No RGB, no spot color
• Embed or outline all fonts
• Embed all graphics

Final Notes

• All artwork must include PPAI number and/or UPIC number
• Please use the following naming convention to help route your ad: advertiser-PPD-(issue)-(year).PDF
Example: Advertiser-PPB-month-year.

Sizes

Information on how to build your ad.
Individual ad template links below ads specs or
Click here to download ALL PPB Ad templates

Two page-spread

2 Page Spread

Trim Size: 16.75” x 10.875”
Live Area: 15.75” x 9.875”
Bleed Size: 17.25” x 11.125”
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Two page-spread

Full Page Bleed

Trim Size: 8.375" x 10.875”
Live Area: 7.375" x 9.875"
Bleed Size: 8.625” x 11.125"
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Two page-spread

Full Page

Trim Size: 8.375" x 10.875”
Live Area: 7.375" x 9.875"
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Two page-spread

1/2 Page

Live Area: 7.125” x 4.75"
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Two page-spread

1/2 Page

Live Area: 3.875" x 9.25'
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Two page-spread

Insert

Trim Size: 8.625" x 11.125”
Live Area: 7.875" x 10.375”
Allow .125: on left side for binding into the magazine and .125” at the top edge. Inserts jog to the bottom in production.
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Upload

Fill in the fields below to submit your ad.
You, your sales representative and the design team will receive an email notification of your successful upload.
We will review your ad for potential printing problems and get right back to you if we find any issues.

Contact Us

Help when you need it.

Advertising Sales

Danah Dean
DanahD@ppai.org

Production / Uploading / Troubleshooting

SPARK Publications
PPB@sparkpublications.com