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The Community Magazine Direct Mailed

Every Month & Businesses


Cities Include: Hercules, Rodeo, Pinole, El Sobrante,

San Pablo, El Cerrito, Pt. Richmond and Richmond.

Quality Advertising at Affordable Prices 

Free ad design 

Ask about our Inserts & Post Cards

All rates are per issue and include free full color.


For questions about advertising rates and ad sizes,

please call 510-223-1800.

Print Specs

Ad Design Sizes

Cover or Full page (w/bleed) - 8.25” x 10.5”

(see information below for more specs)

Full page (no bleed) - 7.25” x 9.25”

1/2 page Horizontal - 7.25” x 4.5”

1/2 page Vertical - 3.5” x 9.25”

1/4 page - 3.5” x 4.5”

1/8 page - 3.5” x 2.25”

Front Cover and Ful Page w/Bleed

Trim Size: 8.25” x 10.5”

Bleed: 0.25” (8.75” x 11”)

Safe/Live Area: 7.5” x 10”​

Make the document sized at: 8.25” x 10.5” then add a bleed of .25 to each side. Bleed: 0.25” (8.75” x 11”) then for the safe area, keep content 0.25” for top and bottom, .375 for left and right from the trim edge 8.25” x 10.5.” No crops, final size should be 8.75” x 11.” We have templates for Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, just let us know if you need one.​

Back Cover

Trim Size: 8.25” x 8.25”

Bleed: 0.25” (no bleed on top; 8.75” x 8.5”)

Safe/Live Area: 7.5” x 8” (keep content 0.25” from trim edge )

Camera-Ready/Provided Artwork

A high-resolution PDF or EPS, file is required (CMYK; 300dpi or more, fonts outlined or rasterized). Print files (including fonts and all links) must be submitted in Illustrator, InDesign, or Photoshop.


Ads designed by Marketplace Magazine

All art (including written text, layout and photos) must be supplied electronically.

No changes to the ad can be made after the magazine has been sent to the printer.


Submit Artwork - Email

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