Ad Preparation Guidelines - Print

General Guidelines

Outpatient Surgery Magazine is Macintosh-based with a 100% digital workflow. Any and all materials provided are presumed to be correct and in accordance with stated requirements. It is the advertiser's and/or ad provider's responsibility to apply professional standards. Advertisers are wholly responsible for the quality of their materials and publisher will not be held responsible for printing complications that arise due to nonconforming materials.

Notes

  • All ad work subject to additional production charges to be determined on an individual basis.
  • Ask our staff for help with technical issues (610) 240-4918, ext 307

Instructions for sending files via ftp:

address: ftp.frycomm.com
user: osm
password: pzjsee7r

Please use an FTP client, not a web browser, when uploading your files.

Once the files have been uploaded, please e-mail Ethan Anderson at eanderson@outpatientsurgery.net. Include the file name and the date the file was uploaded.

Digital Media Accepted

All files must be converted to Hi-Res PDF files using Acrobat Distiller with a universal PPD. All images must be 300 dpi CMYK for color ads or 300 dpi greyscale for black-and-white ads. All images and fonts must be embedded in the file.

  • Quark 2015 (or Quark 11) files must include all supporting materials, including Type-1/Postscript fonts and all images used to build the document.
  • InDesign CS6 files must include all supporting materials, including Type-1/Postscript fonts and all images used to build the document.
  • Illustrator CS6 EPS files. Convert all type to outlines and embed all (300 dpi CMYK/greyscale) images.
  • Photoshop CS6 300 dpi (flattened) TIF and/or EPS files.

FONTS: Only Postscript/Type-1 fonts are accepted (True Type can cause technical problems). Please include both the screen and printer fonts. We cannot accept PC fonts.

Send all materials to:

Ethan Anderson, Art Director
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
255 Great Valley Parkway - Suite 100
Malvern, PA 19355
eanderson@outpatientsurgery.net

Print Ad Dimensions

Full Page

  • Ad/Trim Size...............8"x10.875"
  • Bleed — include .125" on all sides
  • Safety — .375" for all live matter

2/3 Page Vertical

  • Bleed ...................5.25"x11.125"*
  • Non-Bleed......................4.5"x10"

1/2 Vertical

  • Bleed .................4.125"x11.125"*
  • Non-Bleed..................3.375"x10"

1/2 Horizontal

  • Bleed ...................8.25"x5.5625"*
  • Non-Bleed....................7"x4.875"

1/2 Island

  • Non-Bleed.....................4.5"x7.5"

1/3 Vertical

  • Bleed ..................2.875"x11.125"*
  • Non-Bleed....................2.25"x10"

1/3 Island

  • Non-Bleed....................4.5"x4.875"

1/6 Column

  • Non-Bleed.................2.25"x4.875"

*Document size should be size of final ad. All bleed sizes include a .125" bleed on all four sides (1/2 Page Horizontal only includes bleed on left, right and bottom), and must include .375" safety for live matter. Magazine Trim Size is 8" x 10.875" and Live Matter is 7.25" x 10.125" for both Regular Issues AND Manager's Guides.