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Blue Suede News Ad Rates:
Sixth page and up now includes a year's subscription to
Cover ads always in color!
For Full Color ads on interior pages, add 20%!!
We've slashed ad prices!!! But we are now in 200 MORE Barnes & Noble stores than before
Unclassified 60¢/word - $12 Minimum
1-866-420-2776 or 425-788-2776 or E-mail BSN
Full Page bleed (covers only) trim size - 8 1/2" W X 11" T
Full Page interior - 7" W X 9 1/2" T
Two-Thirds Page - 4 5/8" W X 9 1/2" T
Half Page Vertical - 3 1/2" W X 9 1/2" T
Half Page horizontal - 7" W X 4 5/8" T
Half Page alternate - 4 5/8" W x 7" T
Third Page vertical - 2 1/4" W X 9 1/2" T
Third Page Horizontal - 7" Wide X 3" Tall
Third Page Square - 4 5/8" square
Quarter Page Vertical - 3 1/2" W X 4 5/8" T
Quarter Page Horizontal - 4 5/8" W X 3 1/2" T
Sixth Page Vertical - 2 1/4" W X 4 5/8" T
Sixth Page Horizontal - 3 1/2" W X 3" T
Eighth Page - 3 1/2" W X 2 1/4" T
(custom sizes can be arranged - 2 1/4 page ads in same issue billed as a half page,
4 1/4s as whole page - etc.)
Terms: first time advertisers pay in front. Others 30 days net.
Multiple insertion discount - call or e-mail for info.
We currently print 2600 copies each issue. Blue Suede News is sold in hundres of stores across the USA & Canada, and we have subscribers around the world. Several chains carry BSN: Barnes & Noble, Hastings, Books a Million, Little Professor, and we are also in some Virgin Superstores.We now have connections to 52 countries worldwide!
So Rick, from Homer's Records in Omaha (15 store chain), calls to order some Blue Suede News to sell in his store. I asked him how he heard of us and he said, "This guy just came up to the counter with a big stack of CDs he was buying by great but obscure artists. I asked him how he knew about these artists and he whipped a copy of Blue Suede News out of his back pocket and said 'because I read this'. I said 'gimme that for a minute', wrote down your number, got his money, then I called you."
General Deadlines: Spring, Feb. 15 (out mid March); Summer, May 15 (out in early June); Fall, Aug. 15 (out in early Sept.); Winter, Nov. 15. (out in early Dec.). We have only gotten 3 issues out each year the last couple of years, so Deadlines are often extended up to presstime - we need your support!
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Last 2 issues to Europe - $15
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