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all your body will be full of light.  ~Matthew 6:22
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General Advertising Rate Sheet and Policies for THE GOOD NEWS MONTHLY

Effective July, 2014

(Long term advertisers may be “grandfathered” from the new prices upon Publisher’s approval.)


TERMS

(1)All advertising is payable in advance unless credit has been established by THE GOOD NEWS MONTHLY. (2)Payment must be received by check or money order at the signing of the invoice agreement to advertise.

(3)If an invoice is mailed for advertising, payment as stated in the invoice must be receive within 10 days of the date of the invoice. (If payment is made after the 10 days from the date stated on the invoice, include a $20.00 late fee in addition to the amount stated on the invoice when mailing the check or money order. Failure to include the late fee with the payment will automatically terminate the advertising agreement with the GOOD NEWS MONTHLY).

(4)REFUND POLICY—Refunds will be made only if an error has been made on the part of the GOOD NEWS as to printed copy submitted by the advertiser. (A $40.00 non-refundable fee will be charged for all ads/copy that have been made up through our graphics department.)


Founders

Publisher/Editor: Rev. Michael D. Buford

Associate Publisher/Business Manager: Mable L. Buford


Open Rates (per insertion)
Ad Size1X3X6X12XChurch Dir. Members$570/yr$285/6 mos.$142.5/3 mos.
Full Page$691$612$589$552Gospel Music Dir. Members$300/yr$150/6 mos.$75/3 mos.
1/2 hor.$380$341$322$304National Rate (Advertising Agency)$11.80/column inch
1/2 ver.$380$341$322$304Open Rate for custom ads$10.16/column inch
1/3 hor.$253$228$215$202Sample Ad Sizes
1/3 ver.$253$228$215$202Ad Size by Width/Height (1 column = 2.0 inches)
1/4 hor.$209$188$177$167Full Page5 col. X 13.6"
1/4 ver.$209$188$177$1671/2 Page horizontal5 col. x 6.71"
1/6 hor.$135$122$116$1071/3 Page horizontal5 col. x 4.42"
1/6 ver.$135$122$116$1071/4 Page horizontal5 col. x 3.4"
1/8 hor.$116$103$98$921/4 Page vertical2.5 col. x 6.6"
1/8 ver.$116$103$98$921/6 Page horizontal2.5 col. x 4.5"
1/10 hor./ver.$100$90$81$761/8 Page horizontal2.5 col. x 3.2"
1/18 business card h/v.$76$68$61$55Business Card horizontal1.6 col. x 2.0"
Church Directory ad (vertical)1.0 col. x 3.25"

Color Rates (FOR NEW ADS, ADD $75/AD FOR FULL COLOR)


*Graphic Design Charges (FOR NEW ADS, ADD $50/AD GRAPHICS ARTS FEE CHARGE/AD)

Add $50.00 graphics design charge if GOOD NEWS MONTHLY designs/modifies ad from copy provided by advertiser. (If camera ready art is provided by advertiser in form of “pdf” or “jpeg,” no additional charge will be added to cost of the ad provided the ad meets our specifications.

Priority Page (ADD ADDITIONAL $75/AD IF PRIORITY PAGE RESERVED)

Priority pages—front, inside front, page 3, inside back, back

cover, and centerfold are available for an additional $75/page. (Cover page—Add $200 to cost of full page if available)


Discounts DISCOUNT (CONTACT PUBLISHER)

A. Special discounts during non-seasonal advertising (CONTACT PUBLISHER)

B. Special discounts available for multiple run advertising (CONTACT PUBLISHER).

C. Special discounts available for “payment in full” of multiple run advertising (CONTACT PUBLISHER)

D. PAY FORWARD BY THE MONTH—EXTRA SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR PACKAGES PAID MONTHLY (CONTACT PUBLISHER)


Closing Dates

THE “GOOD NEWS” MONTHLY is published the first week of

each month.

Issue Advertising Deadlines:

All advertising space reservations and copy should meet

the 5:00 P.M. deadline on the 20th of the month to ensure publication in

the month specified.

Circulation

THE GOOD NEWS MONTHLY established in September,1992


Average monthly Press Run of 10,000 copies per month. Distributed by private carriers and by U.S. Postal Service to subscribers who pay in advance. Available to the general public at churches, grocery stores, restaurants, barber shops, beauty salons, gas stations, local businesses and convenient stores in the following counties: Austin (Wallis, Sealy, San Felipe); Bell (Bellville); Brazoria (West Columbia, Brazoria, Freeport, Angleton, Clute, Sweeney, Lake Jackson, Pearland); Colorado (Eagle Lake, Garwood, Alleyton, Columbus, Glen Flora, Weimar); Fort Bend (Richmond-Rosenberg, Crabb, Thompson, Booth, Stafford,, Needville, Simonton, Kendleton, Fulshear, Simonton, Sugar Land); Galveston (Hitchcock, Texas City, Lamarque, Galveston, League City, Spring, Clear Lake, Webster, Alvin, Dickinson), Harris (Katy, Missouri City, Houston, Alief-Clodine, ); Matagorda (Bay City, Pledger, Old Ocean); Waller (Brookshire, Hempstead); Wharton (Wharton, El Campo, Boling, Spanish Camp, Louise, Hungerford);Victoria (Victoria); Polk,(Lake Livingston, Lake Station), Jackson, (Edna), Nueces, (Corpus Christi); and Montgomery, (Conroe, Willis, other cities). Circulation of THE GOOD NEWS MONTHLY will be enhanced by the DIGITAL COPIES OF THE GOOD NEWS MONTHLY (Past & Present), made available as a PDF file at our website at www.thegoodnewsmonthly.net .