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Description: This is the Media Kit for Pilcrow & Dagger for 2016. Check it out for your advertising and marketing needs.
Media Kit 2016 About Pilcrow & Dagger Pilcrow & Dagger is a literary magazine dedicated to featuring the works of authors previously published or unpublished from around the globe. We launched our website http www.pilcrowdagger.com in September 2014. There you will find our submission requirements the themes for our issues and meet the staff. Our site also hosts our blog. We write about things that will help writers how to write crime scenes what is Point of View grammar tips characterization phobias and things writers might include in their works. In October 2014 author Melissa Snark reposted her famed Cat Lawsuit letters on our blog. Then in November in honor of National Novel Writing Month we teamed with author Kristen Lamb author AJ Lape author Liz Schulte retired publisher Jerry Constantino and author Amber Skye Forbes to write a round-robin story. It was fantastic All of which you can read on the blog. We launched our first issue in January 2015. We marketed to writers groups through meetup.com around the world and through social media for writers to submit their fictional short stories non-fiction short stories essays and poetry. We publish 8 issues each year. Each issue has a unique theme and we receive submissions from around the globe Australia New Zealand the UK Israel Spain Nairobi Thailand Korea Canada Italy Germany and the United States. The first issue is available online on our site. Each issue is preceded with a Sneak Peek and a Video Preview available on our website and social media. The issues are available in digital form and print. They can be purchased as annual subscriptions or individual magazines. In each issue we select a short story to be produced as a podcast also available on our website and social media. Pilcrow & Dagger has a social media presence on Facebook Twitter Tumblr LinkedIn and Pinterest. Our digital subscription is available on Kindle Fire PC Mac Google Nexus IPhones IPads tablets and Android applications. And our podcast is growing in popularity with its old-fashioned radio storytelling style. Why Pilcrow & Dagger With a growing global presence and social media identity Pilcrow & Dagger is an excellent investment for advertising and marketing your products and services. There are a number of advertising opportunities available. In the digital and print magazine internal pages a variety of sizes and classified ads. The Podcast offers the opportunity for your ad to be heard. Page 1 2016 Publication Schedule January 11 2016 Theme Science Fiction Fairy Tales Fantasy and Open Call Space Reserved December 1 2015 Materials Due December 15 2015 February 25 2016 (February March issue) Theme Leprechauns and Love and Open Call Space Reserved January 29 2016 Materials Due February 5 2016 April 11 2016 Theme April Fools and Open Call Space Reserved March 21 2016 Materials Due March 28 2016 May 26 2016 (May June issue) Theme New Beginnings and Open Call Space Reserved May 5 2016 Materials Due May 12 2016 July 11 2016 Theme Action Adventure and Open Call Space Reserved June 20 2016 Materials Due June 27 2016 August 25 2016 (August September issue) Theme Humor and Comedy and Open Call Space Reserved August 4 2016 Materials Due August 11 2016 October 10 2016 Theme Urban Legends and Open Call Space Reserved September 19 2016 Materials Due September 26 2016 November 23 2016 (November December issue) Theme Murder Mystery and Crime and Open Call Space Reserved November 2 2016 Materials Due November 9 2016 The 2017 schedule will be released December 1 2016 Page 2 Ad Dimensions HORIZONTAL CONFIGURATION (see layout pages) Full Page Half Page Quarter Page 1 8 Page 1 16 Page 6.5 x 9.3 6.5 x 4.65 3.25 x 4.65 3.25 x 2.32 3.25 x 1.16 VERTICAL CONFIGURATION (see layout pages) Full Page Half Page Quarter Page 1 8 Page 1 16 Page 6.5 x 9.3 3.25 x 9.3 1.63 x 9.3 1.63 x 4.65 1.63 x 2.32 Full Page ads also available. Full bleed is not available. Spreads are not available. Digital issues are in full color. Print issues are black and white. Page 3 1 8 Page Quarter Page Advertisement (3.25 x 4.65) Horizontal Ad (3.25 x 2.32) 1 16 Page Horizontal Advertising (3.25 x 1.16) Classified Ads Available by the word 20 word minimum. Half Page Horizontal Advertising (6.5 x 4.65) Page 4 1 8 Page Vertical Quarter Ad (1.63 x 4.65) Half Page Vertical Advertising (3.25 x 9.3) Page Vertical Ad (1.63 x 9.3) 1 16 Page Vertical Ad (1.63 x 2.32) Classified Ads By the word 20 word minimum Page 5 Rates DISPLAY AND PODCAST AD RATES Horizontal and Vertical Layout (per issue) 1 issue 250.00 Full Page 125.00 Half Page 63.00 Quarter Page 31.00 1 8 Page 16.00 1 16 Page 4 issues 200.00 100.00 50.40 24.80 12.80 8 issues 187.50 93.75 47.25 23.25 12.00 Classified Ads (per word per issue 20-word minimum) 1 issues 4 issues 2.50 2.00 Per word Podcast Ads (30-second reading) 1 podcast 200.00 Before Podcast 100.00 After Podcast Terms 8 issues 1.50 2 podcasts 180.00 90.00 3 podcasts 170.00 85.00 All advertising is pre-paid via PayPal. No cash discount. All work art photography mechanicals layout etc. is payable and non-commissionable. There are no guaranteed positions of advertising except for podcasts. Classified ads will be in the rear of the magazine. All content and art must be approved prior to acceptance. Professional no erotica. Advertised services must be accompanied by resume examples of work. All print and podcast ad pricing includes ad space on our website. Page 6 Delivery Specifications We layout and build our magazine in Microsoft Word. PRINT & DIGITAL Send documents in Microsoft Word attachment. Send PDF of desired final look. Layout may need to be redesigned as close as possible to final product look in case of incompatible programs. Digital issues of Pilcrow & Dagger are published in color. Print issues of Pilcrow & Dagger are published in black and white. Submitted materials should be in the size specifications of final product. All elements of layered art should be sent along with the final product. Artwork and photography send 300 dpi as a minimum png or jpg. PODCAST Send copy as Microsoft Word or PDF attachment. Podcast ads are read and recorded. Copy should be 30 seconds maximum when read aloud. Editing the material without denigrating the product s or service s integrity may occur to keep advertisement within time guidelines. WEBSITE Send copy as .jpg .png is okay too 300 X 250 pxs. Include website we can link to your ad. Space is limited so web ad may not run concurrent with print ad but will run the same length of time. Send all document and questions to info pilcrowdagger.com. Put advertising in the subject line. Page 7