Contacts for Print Materials

Please send materials and address questions concerning material extensions, inserts, material specifications and shipping to the Production Manager at:

Production Manager
e.Republic
100 Blue Ravine Road
Folsom, CA 95630-4703
production@erepublic.com
Phone: 916-932-1456       Fax: 916-932-1470

Stéphän Widmaïer - Production Director
e.Republic
100 Blue Ravine Road
Folsom, CA 95630-4703
swidm@erepublic.com
Phone: 916-932-1326       Fax: 916-932-1470

Contacts for Online Ad materials

Adam Fowler
Director of Ad Operations
916-932-1462

Anthony Yanez
Online Advertising Manager
916-932-1348

For online banner ads and newsletter ads, please Submit materials here.

The preferred Print file format supported by e.Republic Inc. is PDF/X1a. No application files such as QuarkXpress or InDesign documents will be accepted.

In original files, when saving the PDF/x-1a, adhere to the following:

  • All fonts and high-resolution images must be included (embedded) when the PDF/X1a file is saved
  • Only use Type 1 Postscript fonts & OpenType fonts - No TrueType fonts, no Multiple Master fonts and no font substitutions. (Convert fonts to outline when applicable)
  • Use stylized fonts - Do not apply style attributes to basic fonts
  • Images must be SWOP (CMYK or Grayscale only) TIFF or EPS between 200 and 400 dpi
  • Do not nest EPS file into other EPS files. Do not embed ICC profiles within images
  • All required image trapping must be included in the file(s). Text containing thin lines, serifs, or small lettering ideally should be kept to one color.
  • Right reading, portrait mode, 100% Size, no rotations
  • Include standard trim and bleed marks placed 1/4" outside trim (No marks in the "trim" area)
  • Total area density should not exceed SWOP 300% TAC

Please select the Print Specs tab above to find the relative ad specifications for our various publications.

CD/DVD + Hard Copy Proof

Preferred file format is PDF/X1-a (also acceptable is a hi-res PDF).

Please state which publication and issue your ad is for. Burn file onto a CD and send it along with a printed, hardcopy proof (SWOP recommended) to Production Managers attention at the address below:

Production Manager
e.Republic
100 Blue Ravine Road
Folsom, CA 95630-4703
production@erepublic.com
Phone: 916-932-1456
Fax: 916-932-1470

NOTE: Materials submitted will not be returned.

Please review our policy on receiving printed proofs for all advertising materials:

DIGITAL FILES ARRIVING WITHOUT HARDCOPY COLOR PROOFS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT A WAIVER.

We do require a printed, hardcopy proof for ad materials. Without it there is potential for incorrect printing of ads. eRepublic is not responsible for any unintended variations in the ad. Should you wish to decline to send a proof please send us a written waiver stating so.

  • PDF/X1a file saved on a CD-ROM - only one ad per CD
  • Hard Copy SWOP Standard proof which represents the final digital file

Sending by e-mail

Files can also be sent by email. Files should not be much larger than 20 MB for this method.
Should you wish to decline to send a proof please send us a written waiver stating so. Include waiver statement in the email.
Please state which publication and issue your ad is for.
In the case of large file sizes please provide a link to a filesharing site for us to download your ad from along with the name of the file.

Send to:
Attention: Production Manager
production@erepublic.com
Phone: 916-932-1456

Important Notes - Terms - Conditions

All sizes are given in inches. Diagrams indicate size only, not positioning. 1/2 Page, 1/3 Page and 1/4 Page ads may be combined on a single page.

Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for contents of all advertisements printed and any claims arriving therefrom against the Publisher.

All advertisements must be clearly identified with the trademark and/or signature of the advertiser. The word “advertisement” shall be printed prominently on advertisements that, in the opinion of the Publisher, might be confused with editorial pages.

Publisher reserves the right to reject any advertisement not considered suitable for publication.

Production Charges   Minimum production charge $140.00. Any additional production charges will be billed to the advertiser (or agency) at our studio rate of $140.00 per hour plus expenses.

Files Storage  All advertising materials will be automatically discarded one year after insertion.