Advertising Rates and Deadlines

Print Display Advertising Rates
Web Display Advertising Rates
Advertising Billing

Print Display Advertising Rates 

Black/white Display Ads
Size Frequency
1x 3x 6x 10x
Full Page $1,325 $1,260 $1,190 $1,110
2/3 page 950 925 845 800
1/2 page 740 705 670 625
1/3 page 500 470 445 425
1/6 page 270 250 240 230
1/8 page 175 170 165 160
Col. inch 68 62 59 56
Color charges (add to above)
Color type Page Spread
Full-color (4/color) 700 1,040

Special placement
Cover four $165
Cover two $150
Cover three $135
Preferred positions other Space + 10%
Typesetting and layout Space + 22%
Mechanical Requirements
Trim size: 8.375 x 10.875 inches
Bleed size: 8.875 x 11.375 inches
Page unit Inches wide
Full page” (bleed 0.125 in) 8.625 x 11.125
Full Page (no bleed) 7.25 x 9″
Back Page (bleed: 0.125 in) 8.5 x 9:
Back Page (no bleed) 7.875 x 8.625″
2/3-page (2 col, Full height) 4.75 x 9″
1/2-page Wide (3 col, 1/2 Height) 7.25 x 4.5″
1/3-page Vertical (1 col, full height) 2.3 x 9″
1/3-page Square (2 col, 1/2 height) 4.75 x 4.5″
1/3-page Horizontal (3 col, 1/3 height) 7.25 x 3″
1/6-page Vertical (1 col) 2.3 x 4.5″
1/6-page Horizontal (2 col, 1/6 height) 4.75 x 3″
1/8th-page (1 col) 2.3 x 3.5″
1 Column Inch (1 column) 2.3 x 1″

Advertising Deadlines

Reservations – the 15th of the month, two months before issue date.
File submission – the 25th of the month, two months before issue date
Agency commission: 15%
Terms: net/30 days from invoice date

File Requirements

We accept ads in the following formats: PDF, TIFF, EPS, InDesign, Quark XPress (4.0 or greater), Illustrator, Photoshop.

All raster files must be print resolution (300 ppi) and CMYK. All submissions must include linked files (i.e. placed graphics). All typefaces must be included; Macintosh Postscript Type 1 preferable.

Formats we do not accept: Publisher, Word, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, WMF, JPEG, GIF, Corel, Paintshop Pro, Freehand, PageMaker.

Files can either be emailed to or mailed on CD. Please stuff files before sending via email using Stuffit.

Web Display Advertising Rates 

Size Frequency
1x 3x 6x 10x
Large banner $255 $245 $225 $215
Appears near the top of DisciplesWorld home page and subpages.
Small banner $155 $150 $145 $140
Appears in the right hand column of subpages.

Web site ad files should be in .jpg or .gif format.
Large banners should be 728 pixels wide by 90 pixels high.
Small banners should be 157 pixels wide by 200 pixels high.

Display banner ads will allow click-on links set to the home page of the advertiser or other chosen site. Banner display ads will rotate regularly on the different web site pages to offer maximum exposure for each advertiser.

Web site ad files should be forwarded as an attachment file to: Please refer to the advertising chart above for the date that web site banner display ad files are due.

Advertising Billing 

DisciplesWorld is not currently programmed for advertising payment online. Invoices for print ads are sent upon the mailing of each issue and for web site advertising, after the ads are set up on the site for the issue ordered. If dual insertion (print and web site) in the same issue, billing will occur at the same time. Payment is due 30 days from the billing date.

For more information

Contact Fred Jones, Advertising Director
Phone: (314) 706-0333
Fax: (317) 375-8849 or email: