Voice Coil 2014 Media Kit

VC_MediaKit2014_Cover_200xVoice Coil is the only Industry publication focused exclusively on loudspeakers, their design, constructions, and measurement. Combining the most current technologies, vendor profiles, product reviews, and industry insight, Voice Coil connects professional audio engineers and OEMs from around the world.

Vance Dickason, Mike Klasco, and other industry experts provide a comprehensive collection of reviews on the loudspeaker products you use every day: drivers, test and measurement software, cones, ferrofluid, piezoelectrics and more!

Media Kit PDF

Print Rates
Print Artwork Guidelines
Online Rates
Advertising Calendar
Terms

RESERVATIONS
Strategic Media Marketing
voicecoil@smmarketing.us
P: 978.281.7708

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PRINT ADVERTISING

Black and White Rates

SIZE 24X 18X 12X 6X 1X
2 Page Spread $1,795 $1,925 $2,015 $2,200 $2,570
Full Page $1,000 $1,070 $1,120 $1,230 $1,425
1/2 Pg $630 $675 $710 $770 $900
1/4 Pg $350 $375 $395 $430 $505
1/8 Pg $195 $210 $220 $240 $280

Color Charges: 4-color process: add $450
Specify shape of 1/2 Pg upon booking. Vertical or horizontal available.

Cover Rates (Includes Color Charge)

Cover 2 $1,800 $1,930 $2,035 $2,260 $2,575
Cover 3 $1,585 $1,700 $1,850 $2,060 $2,260
Cover 4 $2,160 $2,315 $2,425 $2,575 $3,090

All rates are Net.

Print Artwork Guidelines (Inches; width by height)

2 Page Spread
Live: 15 1/4″ x 9 3/4″, Bleed: 16 1/4″ x 10 3/4″, Trim: 16″ x 10 1/2″

Full Page
Live: 7 1/4″ x 9 3/4″, Bleed: 8 1/4″ x 10 3/4″, Trim: 8″ x 10 1/2″

1/2 Pg Horizontal: 7 1/4″ x 4 3/4″
1/2 Pg Vertical: 3 1/2″ x 9 1/4″
1/4 Pg: 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″
1/8 Pg: 3 1/2″ x 2 1/4″

All artwork should be submitted in a vector-based format, printer-ready, PDF. Advertisements posted in the digital edition may still exude subtle, unavoidable differences in apparent resolution from that of press-optimized files.

PDF Checklist:

  • 4-color ads should be in CMYK format
  • Black and white ads should be in grayscale
  • Fonts should be embedded
  • Graphics need to be high resolution (300 DPI or higher)

ONLINE ADVERTISING

Banners: audioxpress.com 

Banner Type Size (in pixels) Rate/Month
Large Rectangle 300 x 250 $650
Half Banner 300 x 100 $300
Button 125 x 125 $125
Lower Banner 728 x 90 $500

Banner Specifications 

  • 72 dpi
  • GIF, JPG, PNG, Flash
  • 40kb max. file size
  • RGB color
  • Specify URL for linking advertisement

2014 ADVERTISING CALENDAR

ISSUE Bonus Distribution Space Close
Material Close
Mailing Date
January NAMM  11/2/13
11/27/13
12/27/13
February 12/27/13
1/3/14
1/29/14
March Salon Son & Image 1/24/14
2/3/14
2/26/14
April AXPONA 2/21/14
2/28/14
3/26/14
May 3/21/14
3/28/14
4/25/14
June InfoComm 4/21/14
4/25/14
5/23/14
July Capital Audio Fest; Midwest Audio Fest 5/23/14
5/30/14
6/25/14
August 6/23/14
6/27/14
7/25/14
September CEDIA Expo (by way of Parts Express) 7/22/14
7/25/14
8/22/14
October AES ConventionRMAF 8/22/14
8/28/14
9/24/14
November 9/22/14
9/26/14
10/24/14
 December ALMAInternational CES 10/17/14
10/24/14
11/21/14

Send artwork and billing inquiries to: Kewanna Donaldson
advertising@audioxpress.com

Upload Artwork Files

TERMS

  • Prepay available upon request. Confirm with SMM upon booking. 4% discount for 6 – 11 month contract. 8% discount for 12 months or more. Contract must be paid in full to qualify.
  • New Advertisers: First ad prepaid, then Net 30 on approved credit.
  • US Advertiser Credit Terms: Net 30
  • Outside US Terms: Ads must be prepaid prior to space closing date.
  • All payment must be made in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank. Funds may be wired. Contact Circuit Cellar’s Advertising Department.

SPECIAL BILLING CHARGES

  • Digital ads are required. Corrections/changes to existing ads and manipulation of digital files will incur additional production charges and will be reflected on the invoice for that issue month.
  • Production charges apply for the conversion of files from RGB into either CMYK for color ads or to grayscale for 2-Color and BW ads. (Note: Photos and graphics found on websites are usually in RGB mode and are often of poor quality for printing.)