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2011-12 media k i t Contents What is TheBiz? Audience & Circulation TheBiz Buzz: People are saying Editorial Calendar Advertising Specs & Dimensions Advertising Rates
An entertaining guide for anyone who dreams of “making it big!” It’s a cutting-edge, colorful, informative, to-the-point, super-fun online magazine full of proprietary, necessary info, from the source; Inside information. The “secrets” of TheBiz...finally revealed!
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OUR AUDIENCE: Just in
250,000 actors & models 26,000 SAG members 0 resources like TheBiz
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Just in New York, there are over 250,000 non-union actors, models, dancers, singers, artists and performers, over 26,000 SAG members and thousands of Equity and AFTRA members, and a multitude of hopefuls, aspiring to be! TheBiz readers are looking for your products. They are the people who have a passion for their craft and invest their money in
any way that enhances that craft. Our Readers... -Employment in these occupations is expected to grow 11 percent from the 2006-16 decade. U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. -Although California has the highest concentration of Actors and New York one of the top 2 paying states for this occupation, second to Georgia. U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
-The most successful actors, producers, and directors have extraordinarily high earnings. U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. -Are Passionate -Have a CLEAR VISION of what they want -89% of our readers use makeup/beauty products -Spend money. “New Yorkers earn and spend much more than most other Americans do” NY Times Study -The average household income in the NYC metropolitan area was $74,851, about one-third higher than the national average, $56,593. NY Times Study
Did we mention passionate? We found that nearly all (94%) of people surveyed said they would refer to their back issues for future reference. (That means they keep your ad also.) Oh yes, and 65% forward links to others in their industry. That means you get more bang for your buck!
ThePeople are Saying
b u z z... “It’s such a wonderful idea! Good luck with TheBiz. And by the way, Maryam, you look stunning” -Tim Gunn, Guide to Style, Project Runway “I wish I had a something like TheBiz when I was starting out. I’m glad to see that the next generation has guidance” – Danessa Myricks, Makeup Artist “Wow!” You guys are so lucky to have The Biz! What a great idea! This will help so many struggling young actors.” – Valerie Graves, Creative Director “I love this magazine! I read it on my Ipad from cover to cover, and it is so helpful...when’s the next issue out?!” - Sarah Ann Schrodel, Actor “Where was this when I first came to New York? This would have saved so much time” – Karibi Fubara, Actor “Before I go to castings, I re-read the tips on my phone about what to do when I’m there. What did we do before TheBiz?” -Gena Chin, Model “I know very little about acting. I'm just an incredibly gifted faker.” -Robert Downey, Jr, Actor “I like to act with people that know what they're doing” -Ed Harris, Actor “Hello Biz Mag Team, My name is Shani Bennett, I am an aspiring model who resides in New Jersey. I read each issue of The Biz Magazine from front to back and I must say WOW!!!! This magazine teaches me so much! I feel like it was made especially for me. It answered a lot of questions that were in my head, but I didn't know where to get the answers until I was introduced to TheBiz. I can't wait for future issues. As for the team, keep up the good work, you guys are changing live, you've changed mine!” Sincerely, Shani Bennett
TheEditorial Calendar Our knowledgeable editorial staff and contributors have taken their personal experiences in TheBiz and compiled informative articles and exciting interviews on industry news and developments, all presented with a fresh new spin.
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TheSpecs & Dimensions
double page spread. bleed
full page. bleed
1/4 page write-up about your product with a direct link to your website.
Newsletter Link 600 Picture, write-up and link to your brand on TheBiz Bi-weekly Buzz.
specs Double Page (2 separate pgs) W H 5.5” x 8.5 “
1/3 page (vertical) 1/2 page (horizontal)
Full Page W H 5.5” x 8.5” Half Page W H 5.5” x 4.4” 1/3 Page W H 2” x 8.5”
Online Banner W H 320p x 90
PLEASE FURNISH: JPEG, EPS or TIFF (300dpi or higher)images PDF (press-optimized, all fonts embedded)
Enclose proof specifying publication date and name and phone number of contact person
*Production charges for any unsatisfactory material, including any electronic rework or conversion processes, will be billed to the advertiser at cost
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Published on Jun 7, 2011