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Become An Advertiser In StreetWise Magazine & Demographics

The most common way businesses contribute to the StreetWise mission is through placing an advertisement in our publication. We offer many ad layout choices to fit your style and budget. If you would like more information about advertisement opportunities please contact Dave Hamilton at davestreetwise@gmail.com.

Distribution & Demographics

StreetWise is distributed weekly to readers and visitors living in Chicago and suburbs of Chicago. Our readers are made up of men and women passionate about making an impact on the homeless situation in Chicago, but also who are interested in the variety of journalistic stories and entertaining articles throughout the magazine.

Advertising in StreetWise not only raises your exposure to some of Chicago’s most compassionate people, but also signals your dedication to our community.

Ad Sizes & Rates 2014

Full page – $550
With or without bleed: trim size at 10.75″ x 8.5″
Back page premium positions – $715

1/2 page horizontal – $275
With bleed: trim size @ 8.5″ x 5.5″
With magazine margins: 7.5″ x 5.5″

1/2 page vertical – $275
With bleed: trim size @ 4.25″ x 10.75″
With magazine margins: 3.75″ x 10″

1/3 page horizontal – $210
With bleed: 8.5″ X 3.5″
With magazine margins: 7.5″ x 3.5″

1/6 page horizontal – $110
3.75″ x 3.5″

1/6 page vertical – $110
2.4″ x 5.1″

Frequency Discounts

6 placements 10%
12 placements 15%
24 placements 20%
52 placements 30%

Click hereĀ for a PDF of StreetWise Ad Sizes & Rates, complete with an example of how large your ad will look in the magazine.

*Frequency Discounts apply with written agreement for consecutive placement. A non-profit discount of 15% is provided for 501(c)[3] and government organizations. Ad rates are net rates.

– Submit finished ads or ad questions to davestreetwise@gmail.com or call 773-334-6600, ext. 20. Submit ad rate inquiries to adsales@streetwise.org. For ad files over 8 MB (and up to 100 MB), use the free files transfer service www.yousendit.com.

StreetWise is a weekly magazine that publishes every Monday and goes to print one week before street date. Deadline to reserve ad space and submit ad copy in need of design assistance is 12 business days before publication date. Print-ready ads are due 10 days before publication date.

– Ads created in-house by StreetWise staff must be approved 12 business days before publication date (2 proof maximum). Submit ads as hi-res (300 dpi) .jpeg, .pdf or .tiff files.

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