Media Kit

Cover278sm-Sept2013_200xWhether it’s programming advice or design applications, engineers rely on Circuit Cellar for solutions and insight to all their electronics challenges. Featuring the latest technologies like Raspberry Pi, embedded Linux, low-power design and more, Circuit Cellar will connect you with engineers and academics from around the world!

More than a magazine, Circuit Cellar offers a qualified target group for your sampling programs and design contests. Reach over 20,000 potential buyers with CC.Post, tech and information e-newsletter. Enhance your print promotions with video advertising or highlight product features with an in-depth advertorial.

See below for Circuit Cellar’s 2014 media kit information.

Media Kit PDF

Print Rates
Print Artwork Guidelines
Online Rates
Advertising Calendar
Terms

RESERVATIONS

Strategic Media Marketing, Inc.
2 Main Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
P: 978.281.7708
circuitcellar@smmarketing.us

Black and White Rates

2 PG SPREAD FULL PG 1/2 PG 1/3 PG 1/4 PG 2/9 PG 1/9 PG
1x $6,480 $3,250 $2,030 $1,350 $1,140 $860 $450
3x $6,150 $3,090 $1,930 $1,280 $1,080 $820 $430
6x $5,830 $2,930 $1,830 $1,220 $1,030 $770 $410
12x $5,180 $2,600 $1,620 $1,080 $910 $690 $360

Color Rates

Four-Color
Add $400 to B&W Rates
$175 for 1/9 PG
Second-Color CYAN
Add $175 to B&W Rates
$75 for 1/9 PG
Second-Color Other
Billed at the four-color process rate

Cover Rates (Includes four-color charge. Frequency discounts do not apply.)

Cover Rate
Cover II $3,950
Cover III $3,610
Cover IV $4,240

*Premium Positions are available and subject to publisher’s approval. Add 10% to Net Rate. Left/Right-hand page requests are considered Premium Positions.

Print Artwork Guidelines (inches, width x height)

2 PG Spread
Live: 15.25″ x 10″ (live copy area with 1″ gutter), Bleed: 16.50″ x 11.125, Trim: 16.25” x 10.875”

Full PG & Covers
Live: 7″ x 10″, Bleed: 8.375″ x 11.125″, Trim: 8.125 x 10.875″

1/2 Horizontal 7″ x 4.75″
1/2 Vertical 4.50″ x 10″
1/3 Vertical 2.25″ x 10″
1/3 Square 4.625″ x 4.75″
1/4 PG 3.375″ x 4.75″
1/9 PG 2″ x 3″
2/9 Vertical 2″ x 6.25″
2/9 Horizontal 4.25″ x 3″

All artwork should be submitted in a vector-based format, printer-ready, PDF. Advertisements posted in the digital edition may still exude subtle, unavoidable differences in apparent resolution from that of press-optimized files.

PDF Checklist:

  • 4 color ads should be in CMYK format
  • Black and white ads should be in grayscale
  • Fonts should be embedded
  • Graphics need to be high resolution (300 DPI or higher)

Advertorials - SAMPLE 

Section Type Rate
Two-Page Section $7,000
Four-Page Section $14,000

*All advertorial content must be approved by editorial prior to placement. Contact CC for specifications and submissions guidelines. $60 per hour for any editorial work that must be done beyond: reviewing the files, creating the layout, and performing a basic spell check. Examples include: line editing, rewriting, art updating, and paragraph changes.

Online Advertising

Vendor Directorycircuitcellar.com/vendor

Listing Type Rate Materials
Premium $250/annual Company name, URL, 50-word description, & logo (JPG/GIF)
Standard Free Company name and URL

Banners: circuitcellar.com

Banner Type Size (Pixels) Rate (monthly)
Large Rectangle 300 x 250 $650
Half Banner 300 x 100 $300
Button 125 x 125 $125
Lower Banner 728 x 90 $500

CC.Post  - SAMPLE

Hitting the inbox of over 20,000 opt-in subscribers each week, CC.Post is the premiere e-newsletter for the embedded industry. Electronics news and insight, project information, timely offers, and more!

Banner Type Size (Pixels) Rate
Main Header 650 x 124 $700
Full Banner 650 x 83 $550
Spotlight 170 x 232 $425

Online Specifications (Banners and CC.Post)

  • 72 dpi
  • GIF, JPG, PNG, Flash
  • 40kb max. file size
  • RGB color
  • Specify URL for linking advertisement

2014 Advertising Calendar

ISSUE THEME
Bonus Distribution
Space Close
Material Close
Mailing Date
282 January EMBEDDED APPLICATIONS
DesignCon; International CES
11/8/13
11/15/13
12/20/13
 283 February WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
Embedded World
12/11/13
12/18/13
1/17/14
284 March ROBOTICS
APECIPC/APEX Expo
1/15/14
1/22/14
2/19/14
 285 April EMBEDDING PROGRAMMING
DESIGN West; Trinity College Robotics Contest
2/7/14
2/14/14
3/12/14
 286 May MEASUREMENT & SENSORS
SID Symposium
3/11/14
3/18/14
4/16/14
 287 June COMMUNICATIONS
49th DAC; Great Plains Super Launch; Sensors Expo
4/11/14
4/18/14
5/16/14
 288 July INTERNET & CONNECTIVITY
Security Industry Conference
5/14/14
5/21/14
6/18/14
 289 August EMBEDDED DEVELOPMENT
Hot Chips; Flash Memory Summit
6/13/14
6/20/14
7/18/14
 290 September DATA ACQUISITION
CTIA WirelessIPC ComponentsPCB West
7/11/14
7/18/14
8/19/14
 291 October SIGNAL PROCESSING
AES Convention; ARM TechCon; SoC Conference
8/12/14
8/19/14
9/18/14
 292 November ANALOG TECHNIQUES
RoboBusiness
9/12/14
9/19/14
10/17/14
 293 December PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC 10/10/14
10/17/14
11/14/14

TERMS

  • Prepay available upon request. Confirm with SMM upon booking. 4% discount for 6 – 11 month contract. 8% discount for 12 months or more. Contract must be paid in full to qualify.
  • New Advertisers: First ad prepaid, then Net 30 on approved credit.
  • US Advertiser Credit Terms: Net 30
  • Outside US Terms: Ads must be prepaid prior to space closing date.
  • All payment must be made in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank. Funds may be wired. Contact Circuit Cellar’s Advertising Department.

SPECIAL BILLING CHARGES

  • Digital ads are required. Corrections/changes to existing ads and manipulation of digital files will incur additional production charges and will be reflected on the invoice for that issue month.
  • Production charges apply for the conversion of files from RGB into either CMYK for color ads or to grayscale for 2-Color and BW ads. (Note: Photos and graphics found on websites are usually in RGB mode and are often of poor quality for printing.)

Send artwork and billing inquiries to: Kim Hopkins
adcopy@circuitcellar.com

Advertising Artwork Dropbox (for large files)