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Advertising deadlines

The newsletter publishes in February, April, June, August, October and December. The deadline for ad materials is below.

Issue Deadline for ad materials Mailing week
February First Friday in January First week of February
April First Friday in March First week of April
June First Friday in May First week of June
August First Friday in July First week of August
October First Friday in September First week of October
December First Friday in November First week of December


Classified/display advertising rates for the sidebar

Advertising rates effective as of January 1, 2013. Advertisers who commit to advertising in six issues will receive a 30% discount. Payment must be received prior to publication. Acceptable file formats for your ad materials are Acrobat PDF, EPS, TIFF, JPEG or camera-ready art. The Westmoreland Bar Association does not accept political advertising and reserves the right to decline any advertisement for any reason. For more information, call 724.834.7260 or e-mail the sidebar.

Size Cost
Half-page ad, 6-3/4" W x 4-1/2" H $125.00 per issue, or $525.00 for six issues (save $225.00)
Quarter-page ad, 3-1/4" W x 4-1/2" H or 4-1/2" W x 3-1/4" H $80.00 per issue, or $336.00 for six issues (save $144.00)
Business card ad, 3-1/2" W x 2" H $60.00 per issue, or $252.00 for six issues (save $108.00)
One-column ad, 2-1/4" W x 2-1/4" H $40.00 per issue, or $168.00 for six issues (save $72.00)
Fifteen-word classified ad $12.50 per issue + 50¢ for each additional word (no discount for multiple issues)
Full-page insert, 8-1/2" x 11", advertiser provides 400 copies $80.00 per issue (no discount for multiple issues)

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