Production Specs

Blue Water Publishers produces high quality magazine publications for associations. Specifications for these magazines include:

70-80 lb. glossy stock
full color (CMYK)
8.375″ x 10.875″ magazine trim size
175 line screen
saddle stitch

Ad formats:

Please send ads in high resolution (300 dpi) PDF format (CMYK – no RGB or spot colors) to art@bluewaterpublishers.com

Ad Sizes:

Full Page (Bleed) 8.625″ x 11.125″
Full Page (Non-Bleed) 7.875″ x 10.375″
1/2 page Horizontal 7.675″ x 5″
1/2 Page Vertical 3.725″ x 9.875″
1/3 page Square 5” x 4.9”
1/4 Page 3.5″ x 5″

Back Cover Ad Specs:

Live area: 7.375″ x 8.875″
With bleed on three sides (right, left and bottom): 8.625″ x 9.5″