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Print

 Full Page

Full Page

 Double Page Spread

Double Page Spread

 Half Page Vertical

Half Page Vertical

 Half Page Horizontal

Half Page Horizontal

 Quarter Page

Quarter Page

  Trim Size Bleed Size Type Area
Full page (Outside Back Cover) 275mm (h) x 210mm (w) 285mm (h) x 220mm (w) 265mm (h) x 200mm (w)
Full page 263mm (h) x 198mm (w) No bleed 253mm (h) x 188mm (w)
Double-page spread 263mm (h) x 408mm (w) No bleed 253mm (h) x 398mm (w)
Half-page vertical 248.5mm (h) x 89.5mm (w) No bleed 238.5mm (h) x 88.5mm (w)
Half-page horizontal 123mm (h) x 185mm (w) No bleed 113mm (h) x 175mm (w)
Quarter-page vertical 123mm (h) x 89.5mm (w) No bleed 113mm (h) x 88.5mm (w)
Quarter-page horizontal 59mm (h) x 185mm (w) No bleed 49mm (h) x 175mm (w)

Print Specifications

  • Supplied material must be Press Ready PDFs.

  • All PDFs must be CMYK with no bleed and no trim marks (unless otherwise specified above).

  • No alterations will be made to supplied PDFs and, if required, new creative material will need to be supplied.

  • All fonts must be embedded into PDFs.

CMYK Setup

  • Resolution - 300 DPI

  • Maximum Ink Weight - 280%

  • Dot Gain - 30%

Additional Notes

  • Ads will be published with a 5mm white border (excluding the outside back cover).

  • All advertisers should apply The Monthly .icc profile to their artwork before uploading to Adsend or Adstream.


Delivery

  • Print material must be submitted via Adsend or Adstream.

  • Booking ID must be referenced upon submission.

  • All digital material can be sent directly to Jade Byers-Pointer, Advertising Coordinator, on jadeb@schwartzmedia.com.au.

Adsend / Adstream Details

  • Publication: The Monthly

  • Booking Number: Provided by Schwartz Media

  • Website: adsend.com.au / adstream.com.au


digital

Ad Unit Dimensions File Type Max File Size Lead Time
App 768px (w) x 1024px (h) gif, jpeg or png, html5 200kb 3 Days
Billboard 970px (w) x 250px (h) gif, jpeg, html5, third party 100kb 3 Days
Half Page 300px (w) x 600px (h) gif, jpeg, html5, third party 60kb 3 Days
Leaderboard 728px (w) x 90px (h) gif, jpeg, html5, third party 40kb 3 Days
Mobile Banner 320px (w) x 50px (h) gif, jpeg 15kb 3 Days
MREC 300px (w) x 250px (h) gif, jpeg 40kb 3 Days

Premium Roadblocks (desktop/tablet) assets:
Billboard + Half Page + Leaderboard

Mobile Roadblocks assets:
Mobile banner + MREC

Standard display ad requirements:

  • We do not accept Adobe Flash creatives.

  • Please provide HTML5 code package instead of Adobe Flash creatives – full details can be referenced in the HTML5 guide below.

  • Creative material must not contain flashing / strobing effects and rapid image sequences.

  • Animated GIF ads can only loop twice.

  • Maximum animation time is 15 seconds. All animation, including loops must stop within 15 seconds.


digital (EDM sponsorship)

Ad Unit Dimensions File Type Max File Size Lead Time
MREC (x3) 300px (w) x 250px (h) gif, jpeg 40kb 3 Days
Sponsorship banner 300px (w) x 50px (h) jpeg 40kb 3 Days

Additional requirements:

  • Sponsorship banners are required to have a solid background and contain the copy: "Brought to you by [Advertiser]".

  • We encourage supplying three different MRECs creatives.


HTML5

  • Each individual creative need to be it's own zip file

  • All files need to be in the root folder, no sub-folder allowed

  • Must follow W3C standards, and your HTML file should have, and tags

  • Declare the clickTag variable in your HTML file, e.g.

  • Use this clickTag variable as your click through URL, e.g. OR

  • Put meta data in your session, e.g.

  • No cross-domain scripting allowed

  • No local storage or session storage libraries allowed

  • Must be SSL compliant