Mac and PC Requirements:

Hendon Media Group operates in a PDF workflow PC environment. For best reproduction, please send send ALL ads/ad material as a high resolution print quality PDF with fonts embedded. Our print publications use the 4 color process. We do not accept Pantone colors, please convert your files before sending. Please use crop marks indicating bleed size and trim size. Please see our media kit for exact ad sizes.

If Acrobat Distiller is being used, save the PDF as Press Quality. Please make sure that all fonts are embedded into the PDF document. If saving as a PDF is not an option, please send us .tif or .eps files. The color mode should be CMYK, the resolution should be 300 dpi. Please make sure all fonts and pictures are embedded into the file. If there are questions regarding saving the document, please call (800) 843-9764.

We can process ad files with 100% accuracy as long as your ad material files has followed our ad specs as seen in our media kit, notified your sales representative and our production staff of new ad material via email and provided the information below.

Ad Material: Please Note: Required - Please provide the following information (bullet points below) with the ad. If the ad is being sent via ftp or e-mail, please include the following information by email. This information is essential for proper ad placement in the desired publication, additionally will aid in notification of file confirmation/troubleshoot incorrect file formats and/or damaged files.

  • The name of the ad.
  • The company name, ad size, and what magazine/month the ad is to go into.
  • In which program was the file created – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark...
  • What version of that program?
  • What fonts were utilized in the creation of the ad?
  • Please include all image files with the ad.
Should you require an exact color match, please send the file to us along with a match color sample laser printout color proof. (Should the Ad material be sent via postal mail/overnight service on DVD or CD, please include a plain text file or printout that includes the above bulleted information.)

Shipping Instructions

All DVDs/CDs must be shipped prepaid to:

Attn: Production
Hendon Media Group
130 Waukegan Rd, Suite 202
Deerfield, IL 60015-5652
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