Circuit Cellar is the premier media resource providing critical information on embedded electronics technology. It does so at a unique level of technical depth tailored to inspire professional engineers, academic technologists and other electronics technology decision makers worldwide across a broad range of applications.
Circuit Cellar 2018 Media Guide Request
|Magazine Advertising Rates
Print Artwork Guidelines
Online Advertising Rates
Full Rate Sheet (PDF)
MAGAZINE ADVERTISING RATES
|2 PG SPREAD||FULL PG||1/2 PG||1/3 PG||1/4 PG||2/9 PG||1/9 PG|
Ads apear in full color at no additional charge!
Contact Hugh Heinsohn, firstname.lastname@example.org | 757-525-3677
Cover Rates (Four-color included)
|Cover 4||Cover 3||Cover 2|
*Premium Positions are available and subject to publisher’s approval. Add 10% to Net Rate. Left/Right-hand page requests are considered Premium Positions.
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 3.375″ 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″
Magazine Advertising Multi-channel Package Requirements
Magazine Ad Component
Circuit Cellar magazine is available on several venues. In order
to have your advertising appear at its best, all artwork should
be submitted in a vector-based format, printer-ready PDF.
In the digital edition advertising may still exude subtle, unavoidable differences in
apparent resolution from that of press-optimized files. For the best appearance, do
not flatten the artwork.
• 4-color ads should be in CMYK format
• BW ads should be in grayscale
• Fonts should be embedded
• High-res graphics (300 DPI or higher)
Send artwork & billing inquiries to: email@example.com.
Artwork change requests will incur producion charges at the rate of $60/
hour with $30 minimum
Banner Ad Component
Ads appear on the “Inside This Issue” page of on the
Circuit Cellar website (www.circuitcellar.com/inside-this-issue/)
• Full page magazine advertisers receive a 300×100 px banner ad
• Half, Third, and Quarter page magazine advertisers get the 125
x 125 size. (Idea Boxes excluded)
Social Media Component
Posts will appear on the Circuit Cellar Twitter, Facebook and
Linkin Networks – 1 post per magazine advertisement per
month (Idea Boxes excluded)
• 100 Characters (Including Hashtags) – Link
Text maybe reformated at editor’s discretion
Advertorials (Ads in Content-Style Layout) – View Sample
*All advertorial content must be approved by editorial prior to placement. Contact Circuit Cellar 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.
Contact Hugh Heinsohn, firstname.lastname@example.org | 757-525-3677
Website Banners: circuitcellar.com
|Leaderboard||625 x 90||$860||$820||$780||$750|
|Large Rectangle||300 x 250||$670||$640||$610||$580|
|Half Banner||300 x 100||$390||$380||$370||$360|
|Button||125 x 125||$195||$190||$185||$180|
|Lower Banner||728 x 90||$420||$400||$380||$370|
Circuit Cellar Newsletter
Hitting the inbox of thousands of opt-in subscribers each week, the Circuit Cellar Newsletter is the premiere e-newsletter for the embedded industry. Electronics news and insight, project information, timely offers, and more!
|Banner Type||Size (Pixels)||1X Rate
|Main Header||650 x 124||$645||$620||$590||$570|
|Full Banner||650 x 83||$480||$460||$440||$420|
|Spotlight||170 x 232||$390||$380||$370||$360|
Online Specifications (Banners and Circuit Cellar Newsletter)
- 72 dpi
- GIF, JPG, PNG
- RGB color
- Specify URL for linking advertisement
Partner Mailings / List Rental – View Sample
Deliver your custom content directly to an audience comprised of professional engineers
Circuit Cellar’s opt-in email subscriber list is comprised of engineers who are always learning, developing and pushing the advancement of technology. To do that they are constantly absorbing information. They have come to rely on Circuit Cellar as a key resource for that purpose. Our partner mailing program is a way for you to present your content in a direct, non-competion environment with the formating and branding elements that represent who you are.
How it works:
- You create an HTML frame work for your announcement, product/service, offer or event
- Choose how many you would like to distribute it to—cost is per CPM (5000 min)
- We import your creative and send you a test email
- You select you delivery date and time
- Optional resend to unopened
- Flat Set-Up Fee: $200
- CPM: $390
Website Native Content Package & Newsletter Add-on
Deliver your engaging, custom content* about your company, brand and products.
Publish your company’s custom content, such as product promotions, videos, tutorials, white papers or engineering tips. Native Content appears in a similar style as the other information on the website removing the “ad” feel and engaging readers on an informative level—which translates into more effective advertising.
Your content appears in:
Teaser Blurb—Appears in the Featured Posts section on the homepage for one month. Links to the full blog post. Include title, first 40-50 words, and featured image thumbnail.
Blog Post—The journalistic setting enables you to present more information and context for your product/services. Presents as an unbiased, third-party article about your product or service. Contains your text, photos, contact information and links.
- 1X $1460
- 6X $1370
Native Content Package Newsletter Add-on
This add-on includes all the elements of the
Website Native Content Package PLUS:
Get full exposure to our network with the addtion of an editorial style feature in the newsletter. Native Content appears in a similar style as the other information in the newsletter removing the “ad” feel and engaging readers on an informative level. With the journalistic style, viewers do not get the feel that the intent is to advertise. In this
way, marketers can catch the attention of internet users who tune out traditional advertising.
Rate with Newsletter Add-On:
- 1X $1820
- 6X $1730
Online Article Sponsorship
Easy way to promote your brand for over 1 year!
- Your choice of Circuit Cellar articles
- Complete article posted online
- The only place content is available for free
Exclusive Advertising Block
- 300 px wide
- Single or multiple ads
- Statistics available
Full Network Exposure
- Homepage featured post—Appears for one month
- Promoted in Newsletter—Two feature announcements and two in the industry news section
- Social media announcements—Two posts to our Twitter, Facebook,
and LinkedIn networks.
Long Term Benefits
- Article post remains on site for one-year minimum
- Continued exposure from search engines
How it works:
Select an article from Circuit Cellar magazine’s sought-after content. We convert it to HTML and post on the website. Then we announce that this article is brought to you by your company. Finally, we promote the article via our newsletter and social media network.
2018 Editorial Calendar
|Special Feature||Technology Spotlight||Product Focus|
|Jan||Powering Commercial Drones||5G Technology and Testing||COM Express boards|
|Bonus Distribution: CES, Embedded World
Space Close: 11/15/2017 | Materials Due: 11/22/2017
|Feb||Electronics for Driverless Vehicles||Non-Standard Single Board Computers||Microcontroller Development Tools|
|Space Close: 12/15/2017 | Materials Due: 12/22/2017|
|Mar||IoT: From Device to Gateway||Trace and Code Coverage Tools||ADCs and DACs|
|Bonus Distribution: Trinity College Robot Contest
Space Close: 1/17/2018 | Materials Due: 1/23/2018
|Apr||IoT: From Gateway to Cloud||Graphics, Video and Displays||32-bit Microcontrollers|
|Space Close: 2/16/2018 | Materials Due: 2/23/2018|
|May||Video and Communication in Commercial Drones||Quick Prototyping Solutions||PC/104 and PC/104 Family Boards|
|Space Close: 3/16/2018 | Materials Due: 3/23/2018|
|Jun||PCB Design and Verification||Sensors and Measurement||AC-DC Converters|
|Bonus Distribution: DAC, Sensors Expo
Space Close: 4/18/2018 | Materials Due: 4/24/2018
|July||Wireless Standards and Solutions for IoT||Extreme Low-Power Design||IoT Device Interface ICs|
|Space Close: 5/18/2018 | Materials Due: 5/23/2018|
|Aug||FPGA System Design||Microcontrollers and Processors||Small and Tiny Embedded Boards|
|Bonus Distribution: Flash Memory Summit, Hot Chips
Space Close: 6/15/2018 | Materials Due: 6/22/2018
|Sep||Motion Control for Robotics||Power Supplies/ Batteries||IoT Gateways|
|Bonus Distribution: RoboBusiness
Space Close: 7/18/2018 | Materials Due: 7/23/2018
|Oct||Hardware-Based Security Solutions||MCU Development Kits||8-bit and 16-bit Microcontrollers|
|Bonus Distribution: SoC Conference, ARM TechCon
Space Close: 8/17/2018 | Materials Due: 8/23/2018
|Nov||3-D Printing for Embedded Design||Analog and Mixed-Signal ICs||FPGA Boards|
|Space Close: 9/18/2018 | Materials Due: 9/21/2018|
|Dec||Embedded Supercomputing||Industrial IoT Devices||DC-DC Converters|
|Bonus Distribution: ESC Silicon Valley
Space Close: 10/18/2018 | Materials Due: 10/23/2018
- Prepay available upon request. Confirm with your sales representative upon booking. 4% discount for 6 – 11 month contract. 8% discount for 12 months or more. The 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 CMYK. (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: Nathaniel Black
For large files, we recommend sending via wetransfer.com
*Bonus distributions (and dates) are subject to change. Confirm with your Circuit Cellar representative.