Advertising Info

 

Why advertise with O Scale Trains magazine?

  • Focus — OST is focused on O scale modeling and skill building. OST is not page after page after page of reviews of high priced brass.
  • Depth — OST covers all aspects of the O scale hobby from the basics to the advanced. OST has real content of interest to a wide base of O scale modelers.
  • Reach — OST has National distribution to bookstore chains such as Borders, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Hastings, and to newsstands across the US and Canada.
  • Kalmbach Publishing distributes OST to Hobby Shops across North America, Canada and Europe.

If your market is O scale, then you NEED to advertise with O Scale Trains Magazine!

Ad Closing Dates

Issue # Copy/Payment for Ads* On Sale Date (approx.)
Issue #89 – Jan/Feb ’17 Nov 15, 2016 Jan 1, 2017
Issue #90 – Mar/Apr ’17 Jan 15, 2017 Mar 1, 2017
Issue #91 – May/June ’17 Mar 15, 2017 May 1, 2017
Issue #92 – July/Aug ’17 May 15, 2017 July 1, 2017
Issue #93 – Sept/Oct ’17 July 15, 2017 Sept 1, 2017
Issue #94 – Nov/Dec ’17 Sept 15, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
*New advertisers: First-time copy and payments are due on the 5th of the month shown. Second and subsequent payments or copy changes are due by the 15th.

 

Advertising Info

 

• 2017 Advertising Rates •

Single (1x)

3x (ea.)

6x(ea.)

Outside Back Cover –
4 Color – Bleed 3 sides

$1823.00

$1288.00

$990.00

Inside Front Cover –
4 Color – Bleed 3 sides SOLD

$1317.00

$1059.00

$825.00

Inside Back Cover –
4 Color – Bleed 3 sides

$1317.00

$1059.00

$825.00

  B&W/Color Rates

  B&W/Color Rates

  B&W/Color Rates

Full Page (7.4” w x 10.0” h)

  $905 / $1139

  $702 / $903

  $500 / $693

3/4 Page (7.4” w x 7.4” h)

  $638 / $874

  $518 / $708

  $396 / $539

2/3 Page (7.4” w x 6.4” h)

  $575 / $794

  $474 / $647

  $357 / $489

Half Page Horiz (7.4” w x 4.9” h)

  $477 / $604

  $362 / $474

  $269 / $370

Half Page Vert (3.6” w x 10.0” h)

  $477 / $604

  $362 / $474

  $269 / $370

Third Page Horiz. (7.4” w x 3.2” h)

  $368 / $454

  $273 / $362

  $215 / $308

Third Page Vert. (2.25” w x 9.5” h)

  $368 / $454

  $273 / $362

  $215 / $308

Quarter Page Horiz (7.4” w x 2.4” h)

  $308 / $381

  $212 / $279

  $179 / $243

Quarter Page Vert (3.6” w x 4.9” h)

  $308 / $381

  $212 / $279

  $179 / $243

Sixth Page Horiz (3.6” w x 3.2” h)

  $236 / $297

  $194 / $234

  $127 / $179

Sixth Page Vert (2.4” w x 4.9” h)

  $236 / $297

  $194 / $234

  $127 / $179

Eighth Page (3.62” w x 2.46” h)

  $201 / 260

  $158 / $200

  $99 / $139

Twelfth Page (2.36” w x 2.46” h)

  $152 / $212

  $100 / $135

  $70 / $95

 

 

 

 

Production Notes

 

All sizes of ads are now available in color. Prices shown are for electronic ads provided by the advertiser in any of the following formats; Photoshop, Illustrator,InDesign, or Adobe Acrobat PDF (either Mac or PC). All ads must be no larger than the sizes specified above. Color ads must be supplied as 4-color CMYK to size.

We can prepare your ad for you if you like. Call to discuss your requirements and any fees that may be involved.

All advertising is paid in advance. It works like this: pay for an ad and when it appears in the issue I mail you a copy of the issue with an invoice for the next issue’s ad. You have 30 days to pay that inovice and have your ad in the next issue. Changes to ads must be received before the next ad deadline. Ad cancellations must be received at least one issue prior to the current contract expiration date. Otherwise, the contract automatically renews.

If you are interested, contact Jaini Giannovario

Phone: 610-363-7117 • email: jag@oscalemag.com