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5199 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. #608
Post Office Box 15679
Long Beach California, 90815-0679
Phone: (562) 597-8000
Fax: (562) 597-9410
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Rates And Specifications
Ad Size1-Time4-Times8-Times13-Times26-TimesPrintWeb
Full Page
5 Columns Wide (10") x 15" Deep
$1,490$1,341$1,207$1,086$978 buy
3/4 Page
5 Col (10") x 11.5"
$1,229$1,106$996$896$807 buy
1/2 Page
4 Col (8") x 10" or 5 Col (10") x 8"
$894$805$724$652$587 buy
1/4 Page
2 Col (4") x 10" or 3 Col (6") x 6.66"
$484$436$392$353$318 buy
1/8 Page
1 Col (2') x 10" or 2 Col (4") x 5"
$261$235$211$190$171 buy
1/16 Page
1 Col (2") x 5" or 2 Col (4") x 2.5"
$140$126$113$102$92 buy
Card (Full)
2 Col (3.875") x 1.875"
N/AN/A$72$65$59 buy
Card (Half)
1 Col (1.875") x 1.5"
N/AN/A$38$35$31 buy
Card (Listing)
1 Col x .75"
N/AN/A$27$24$22 buy
Classified Ad
Per Column Inch (30 words)
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Web Banner
150x150px/per month
$500$425$350$275$200 buy
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