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FIRST IN THE FIELD FOR OVER 30 YEARS. The Whitetail News hasAbeen providing proven content toCONTENT. the most avid land managers, TRADITION OF PROVEN hunters, and active buyers in the hunting industry for over three decades. A lot of things have changed in the huntingSo, industry sinceera we firstmarketing edition, however; the loyalty and in this new ofpublished on-line andour digital buying power of our readers is not one of them. how does a traditional printed publication continue to sustain and produce ROI for advertisers? It all comes

Our readership is serious about managing their properties and deer herds, and look to the targeted contentcontent and proven pages of The Whitetail down Newstofor the valuable andreadership. products needed to help them become successful. The Whitetail News has a tradition of providing

When you place an ad proven in The content Whitetail News you are interacting with the demographic most for over 30 years to the most avid land likely to buy your product. The cost of such an ad is well below the cpm rate of larger, lessmanagers, hunters, and active buyers in the hunting targeted publications. While you can find many periodicals (and blogs as far as that goes) with a larger readership, youindustry. will not find one with a more intensely defined vertical market. Our readership is serious about managing their properties and deer herds, and look to the pages of The Whitetail News for the valuable content and products needed to help them become successful.


WHITETAIL NEWS READER PROFILE He has ďŹ nancial means:

Average number of game cameras used

Average household income............... $ 83,546

to scout their property.................................... 4.5

He has property to hunt:

He spends time hunting his property: Average number of days spent hunting their property................................................... 43 .

Average number of acres owned................169 Average number of acres leased................ 546

Average number of days spent hunting for deer on their property................................ 37

He spends money on hunting equipment:

He owns a pickup......................................91 %

Average number of days spent hunting turkey on their property................................... 11

He owns a tractor...................................... 66 %

Average number of days spent hunting deer with a bow............................................... 26

He owns a shotgun....................................93 %

Average number of days spent hunting deer with a bow............................................... 26

He owns a bow......................................... 77 %

Average number of days spent hunting deer with a gun............................................... 19

He spends time managing his property:

Average number of days spent hunting deer with a muzzle loader................................ 7

He owns a ATV...........................................77 % He owns a rie.......................................... 97 %

He owns a muzzleloader........................... 68 %

Average number of days preparing his property for hunting................................... 47.5

He is a loyal reader of Whitetail News:

Average number of acres planted

Average time he keeps each issue of The Whitetail News............................16 months

in food plots................................................. 6.8

Average number of friends who read his Whitetail News.................................................. 3

Average number of days spent scouting for deer on their property............................. 84

The Whitetail News enjoys a pass along average of 78%.

Total Circulation of the Whitetail News: 143,315* *141,315 Mailed / 2,000 Consumer Show Distribution Where our readers live West 2%

West

Central

Northeast Southeast

Dealer Issue Distribution: 20,000 Per Issue 40,000 Annually

Central 26% Southeast 33% Northeast 38%


2020 Whitetail News Advertising Rate Card EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 ONE TIME INSERTION Unit

BW

2C

4C

Full page

$4,995

$5,150

$5,250

$3,450

$3,748

$4,045

2/3 page 1/2 page 1/3 page 1/4 page

$4,045 $2,680 $2,141

$4,402 $2,855

$2,320

$4,878 $3,212

$2,499

COVERS (COLOR OR BLACK & WHITE) Cover 2 Cover 3 Cover 4

$7,250 $6,500

Issue

Material Deadline

Release Date

Fall

April 2

June 25

Spring

December 14

March 1

Winter

May 9

Net 30 Days (after agency commission)

COPY AND CONTRACT REGULATIONS

1. All advertisements are published by The Whitetail Institute, with the understanding that the advertiser and/or agency is authorized to publish the entire contents and subjects included in the ad. 2. Ad position is at the discretion of the publisher. 3. Island ads are special-position ads.

$7,750

ISSUE CLOSING DATES

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNTS

August 15

4. The Whitetail Institute reserves the right to reject any advertising. All copy and photos are subject to publisher’s approval. 5. Cancellations and changes are not accepted after the closing dates. 6. Rates are subject to change upon publisher’s notice. Prevailing rates apply.

2018 SPECIAL DEALER ISSUES 20,000 copies published Biannually

ONE TIME INSERTION Unit

4color

Full page

$1,200

2/3 page 1/2 page 1/3 page 1/4 page

8. If material is not camera-ready, we reserve the right to refuse agency commission.

$1,000 $ 750 $ 500 $ 300

DEALER ISSUE CLOSING DATES Issue

Material Deadline

Release Date

Fall

April 15

Mid June

Spring

December 5

7. Agencies are responsible for payment of all space ordered by them.

Mid January


2020 MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 AD SIZES Trim Size

9 X 10.875

Live Area

8.25 X 9.875

Full Page

8.25 X 9.875

Full Page w/Bleed

9.25 X 11.125

2/3 Vertical

5.417 X 9.625

2/3 Horizontal

8.25 X 6.341

1/2 Vertical

4 X 9.625w

1/2 Horizontal

8.25 X 4.687

1/3 Vertical

2.583 X 9.625

1/3 Square

5.417 X 4.687

1/4 Vertical

4 X 4.687

(All sizes in inches)

FILE PREPARATION 1. Body and covers are printed 4/C process. 2. All ad materials must be submitted in digital format. 3. Preferred Formats: Adobe Acrobat PDF files created for print. PDFs should be saved as version 1.4. PDFs should be created by postscripting then distilling to create reliable files. This is an industry standard. Use the Press Optimized job option in AcrobatDistiller. Transparency must be flattened and fonts and graphics must be embedded in the PDFs for high resolution printing. 4. Acceptable Formats: Macintosh format applications including: QuarkXpress (up to 8.5), Adobe Photoshop (up to CS5), Adobe Illustrator (up to CS5), Adobe InDesign (up to CS5). TIFF, EPS or JPEG files at a minimum 300 dpi at actual size.

5. Fonts: All native application files must be submitted with associated support files including graphics, photos and screen and Postscript printer fonts used in those files. Type 1 Postscript fonts are preferred over TrueType fonts. Do not mix Type 1 OpenType, and TrueType fonts of the same family. Photoshop and Illustrator files may have their fonts converted to outlines. Black type on white backgrounds should be 100% black only. 6. Files should conform to SWOP guidelines and area density should not exceed 300%. 7. Photographs/Illustrations: TIFF or EPS images are preferred. All photographic images must be 300 pixels per inch at the actual size used in the layout in CMYK format. DO NOT send images as RGB. Duotones and/or special match color created using Pantone Matching System colors must be converted to CMYK. 8. Media: Files may be submitted on CD-ROM, e-mailed to our design/production department at gpudzis@knology.net or downloaded to the ftp site. Call 334-356-1601 or e-mail gpudzis@knology.net for download information. 9. Proofs: Advertisers MUST submit a contract level printed proof regardless of delivery method. The publisher and printer will not accept responsibility for accuracy when no contract proof is provided. If no client proof is provided, one will be created by the publisher or printer and charged to The advertiser. All advertiser furnished material will be held one year and then disposed of unless notified otherwise in writing. Make-up ads are due three working days before ad closing.


“BREAKING GROUND� ENEWS Delivered monthly on or around the 3rd of each month to OVER 85,000 email addresses. Banner Ad Cost: Top Banner #1 $500 net per month Middle Banner #2 $400 net per month Bottom Banner #3 $300 net per month Ad Deadlines: Banners are due by the 15th preceding the month of release. Links to sites must accompany banners. Email ads to: anna@wiredoutdoors.com CC : atchmedia@aol.com Banner Ad Sizes: Top Banner #1 205 pixels wide x 25 pixels high Middle Banner #2 636 pixels wide x 91 pixels high Bottom Banner #3 636 pixels wide x 91 pixels high


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