Russian Life has a 100% digital workflow. This requires adherence to very specific guidelines for submission of advertising materials.
We do not accept ads on film under any conditions. In some cases we can scan printed ads.
Materials must be submitted via a provided web upload address. We accept ads only in the following formats, with the noted criteria:
|Issue Date||Ad Order In||Materials In||On Sale Date|
|Jan/Feb||Nov. 1||Nov. 15||Jan. 1|
|Mar/Apr||Jan. 1||Jan. 15||Mar. 1|
|May/June||Mar. 1||Mar. 15||May 1|
|July/Aug||May 1||May 15||July 1|
|Sep/Oct||July 1||July 15||Sept 1|
|Nov/Dec||Sep. 1||Sep. 15||Nov. 1|
Advertisements should be submitted digitally, with the following document sizes (all measurements are in inches):
|Full page/cover with bleed||8.375||10.875|
|Full page no bleed||7.875||10.375|
For a full-page bleed ads, the ad MUST have an additional 1/8 inch of image extending beyond the document edge on all sides where there is to be a bleed.
Russian Life has available two sizes for web ads: Button Large (125 x 125 pixels) and Button Small (100 x 100 pixels). All ads should be saved as GIF or JPG, RGB colorspace, at 72 dpi resolution. Animated GIF files are allowed, Flash animations are not. Maximum ad size for large buttons is 25k, for small buttons ads, 15k.
Paul Richardson, Publisher
PO Box 567
Montpelier, VT 05601
phone (802) 234-1956