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The Blues Foundation Affiliate

Advertising with The DC Blues Society

 
Capital Blues Messenger Newsletter Rates
  • Business Card: $20.00   -   3.5"wide x 2"tall

  • 1/8 page: $25.00   -   4"wide x 3"tall

  • 1/6 page: $30.00   -   2.375" wide x 4.75" tall

  • 1/4 page: $40.00   -   4" wide x 4.75" tall

  • 1/3 page: $55.00   -   5.25" wide x 4.75" tall

  • 1/2 page: $75.00   -   7.5" wide x 4.75" tall horizontal, 3.75" wide x 9.25" tall vertical

  • Full page: $140.00   -   7.5" wide x 10" tall

Rates are based on camera-ready artwork. CBM ads must be received by the 7th of the month prior to publication. Design service is outsourced and a fee will be charged. Discounts are available for consecutive placement of ads.

  1. Please place your order at least one month in advance.

  2. Contact ads@dcblues.org - send details about your ad.

  3. After your ad is approved by ads@dcblues.org, make your payment. Then, send payment confirmation to ads@dcblues.org.

  4. Then send your confirmed ad to ads@dcblues.org and newsletter@dcblues.org.

What to Send:   Ads should be at least 300 dpi. Submit in color. 
Acceptable formats: Vector format (.ai or .eps) is preferred, high resolution .jpg (300 dpi at finished size) is acceptable. 
When to Send:   Ads need to be received by the 7th of the month prior to when the ad should appear. (for example, if you want to publish in February, send the ad no later than January 7.) 

 

Newsletter ad size and space allocation is contingent on prior commitments and editorial content. DCBS reserves the right to refuse advertising it deems inappropriate.

 
  1. To place an ad, send details about your ad to ads@dcblues.org.

  2. After your ad is approved by ads@dcblues.org, make your payment. Then, send payment confirmation to ads@dcblues.org.

  3. Acceptable Formats: If ads are provided in specified size: JPG (for photographic images); GIF (for flat color illustrations and simple animations); If modifications are needed, provide ad in PSD format.

  4. Home Page: Your advertisement will appear on the home page of https://www.dcblues.org/.

  5. Side Page: Your advertisement will appear on a secondary page of https://www.dcblues.org/.

  6. Submission Deadline: Ads need to be received at least one week prior to the requested posting date.

Contact DCBS as soon as possible (preferably at least one month prior to your event) to order an ad!

Multi-week ads are placed lower on the page than single week ads.

DC Blues Society Website Ads

ICON (75px X 75px)

  • 1 Week Home Page: $50

  • 1 Week Side Page: $30

  • 2 Weeks Home Page: $90

  • 2 Weeks Side Page: $50

  • 1 Month Home Page: $180

  • 1 Month Side Page: $100

ICON

75px

x

75px

Icon Size:

.78 x .078 in

1.98 x 1.98 cm

Sidebar (150px X 150px)

  • 1 Week Home Page: $60

  • 1 Week Side Page: $40

  • 2 Weeks Home Page: $110

  • 2 Weeks Side Page: $70

  • 1 Month Home Page: $220

  • 1 Month Side Page: $140

SIDEBAR

150px

x

150px

Sidebar Size:

11.98 x 1.56 in

30.43 x 3.96 cm

Banner (375px X 75px)

  • 1 Week Home Page: $70

  • 1 Week Side Page: $50

  • 2 Weeks Home Page: $130

  • 2 Weeks Side Page: $90

  • 1 Month Home Page: $260

  • 1 Month Side Page: $180

BANNER

375px x 75px

Banner Size:

3.91 x 0.78 in

9.93 x 1.98 cm

 
 
  • To place an ad, contact ads@dcblues.org.

  • DCBS Eblast Ad: $50.00 for two (2) blasts

  • DCBS Facebook Ad: $50.00 per post

DCBS has a limited posting schedule for Eblasts and Facebook ads.

More Online DC Blues Society Advertising Options

Interested in a Festival Sponsorship?
With recognition in the Festival Program? Learn More

Other Ways to Advertise with DCBS

You are invited to send your calendar listings to calendar@dcblues.org to add your event to the DCBS Online Calendar (www.dcblues.org/blues-calendar)

• Send your listing by the 15th of the prior month to have your event listed in the Capital Blues Messenger newsletter Calendar.  The Capital Blues Messenger newsletter is handed out at events and emailed to members.

Get Published!

DCBS is always looking for articles for the DCBS Capital Blues Messenger. There is no charge - the editor's will determine how the articles will be used. Please send articles and other contributions to newsletter@dcblues.org.