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The Gazette is printed on high-speed web presses - four color process - on uncoated Mandabrite - high white paper.
Special Editions: Gardeners Guide and Small Shops Guide are printed on Bright White Book Stock paper
Files submitted should be 300 dpi minimum CMYK, PDF is best - JPEG is acceptable
The most important thing to do is to CREATE the file in CMYK. I get too many people who create their ads in RGB then change the mode to CMYK. It causes problems with ink saturation - especially with black which becomes high percentages of all four colors.
Solid colors should be no more than a mix of 3 of the 4 colors - black in any color will print darker than what you see on your screen.
If you use REVERSE text - the line width should be semi-bold to bold and the font preferable san serif at a minimum of 10 pt. Anything smaller can cause registration issues. This press is running fast - they do a good job holding registration but it’s not perfect.

* WEBSITE TILES: We average 30 - 35,000 Unique Visitors a month to our online edition. 53% on their desktop computer, 40% on their mobile, and 7% on a tablet. Because ads must resize themselves for mobile devices we do not post Traditional BANNER ads - just Tiles at 300 pixels wide.

We use Social media to promote public meetings/hearings/news and topics that engage readers in our community throughout the month. However, our readers are very attached to the print edition, especially since we are a monthly community news magazine.

 

 


 

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