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General Information


The Biblical Recorder, news journal of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, is a 12 to 28 page tabloid size newspaper published biweekly. With an average circulation of 20,000, the printed version of the Biblical Recorder is mailed to homes, churches and offices in 48 states and many foreign countries. More than 1.3 million people are members of 4,400 North Carolina Baptist churches and missions.
 

The Biblical Recorder provides a target audience for those wanting to introduce their products and/or services to North Carolina Baptists. All advertising is subject to approval by the editor.
 

Call Alison McKinney at 919-459-5691 or e-mail alison@BRnow.org to schedule your ad or for more information.

 

  

Classified Ads   
   

Purchase


The classified section of the printed Biblical Recorder features available ministry positions and items for sale. Classified advertising is sold by the word. The rate for North Carolina Baptist churches and organizations is $1.20 per word. The rate for non-Baptist entities is $1.42 per word. There is a $35 minimum.  Price is for one run in one issue unless additional issues are requested. Stand-alone initials count as a word. For example, “S.B.C.” would count as three words while SBC would count as one.  Classified ads will be posted at no additional charge on the Biblical Recorder's website, BRnow.org, where they will run for the same length of time as the printed ads.


Classified ads – Web site only
 

$35 Up to 50 words per month
$70 51-100 words per month
$105 101-150 words per month

 

 

  

Web Ads   
 

Purchase

 

The online version of the Biblical Recorder has over 20,000 daily visitors and continues to grow in content and readership.  We offer three sizes for advertising your message on our web site:
 

  • Above Header Ad which runs horizontally across the top of the page, measure 728 W X 90 H pixels. The monthly cost is $350
  • Right Side Ad is located on the right-hand column of our site, measure 300 W x 250 H pixels. The monthly cost is $250.
  • Content Ad is positioned within the content of the web site, measure 610 W x 90 H pixels. The monthly cost is $150.
  • Click here for more details on web ads and a model graphic of a web page.

 

  

Print Ads


Requirements
Print display ads should be submitted in digital format (PDF, JFG, EPS, or TIFF). Ads must be the correct size or will be subject to return for proper sizing. Ads can be designed by the Biblical Recorder for an extra charge. For technical questions, send an e-mail to dianna@BRnow.org


Page Format and Column Widths
The Biblical Recorder format is a four-column page. Each column is 2.4688 inches wide. Ads may be purchased by the column inch or also by the eighth, quarter, half and full page.
 

1 column 2.4688
2 columns 5.1042
3 columns 7.7396
4 columns 10.375


Advertising Rates (all ads listed width by height)
 

Description

Size
(inches, W x H)

Baptist Churches/ Organizations

Non-Baptist Entity

Color Ad -Charge

Column Inch

2.4688” W x 1” H

$44.00

$52.00

 

Eighth Page

5.1667” W x 3.0417” H

$322.00

$379.00

$75.00

Quarter Page

5.1667” W x 6.25” H

$513.00

$603.00

$100.00

Half Page - Horizontal

10.5” W x 6.25” H

$961.00

$1,131.00

$175.00

Half Page - Vertical

5.1667”W x 13”H

$961.00

$961.00

$175.00

Full Page

10.5” W x 13” H

$1,794.00

$2,111.00

$200.00

Two Pages

22” W x 13” H

$3,333.00

$3,921.00

$400.00


Frequency Discounts
 

3-8 papers

5%

9-14 papers

10%

15-20 papers

15%

21-26 papers

20%

 

  

2016 Publication Schedule
Issue #

Issue Date

Ad Due date

1

Jan 2

 Dec 15, 2015

2

Jan 16

Dec 29, 2015

3

Jan 30

Jan 12

4

Feb 13

Jan 26

5

Feb 27

Feb 9

6**

Mar 12

Feb 23

7

Mar 26

Mar 8

8

Apr 9

Mar 22

9

Apr 23

Apr 5

10

May 7

Apr 19

11**

May 21

May 3

12

Jun 4

May 17

13

Jun 18

May 31

14

Jul 2

Jun 14

15

Jul 16

Jun 28

16

Jul 30

Jul 12

17

Aug 13

Jul 26

18

Aug 27

Aug 9

19

Sep 10

Aug 23

20**

Sep 24

Sep 6

21

Oct 8

Sep 20

22

Oct 22

Oct 4

23

Nov 5

Oct 18

Special Convention Issue

Nov 14

Oct 4

24

Nov 19

Nov 1

25**

Dec 3

Nov 15

26

Dec 17

Nov 29

27

Dec 31

Dec 13

** Bold issue number and ** indicates a NC Connect edition. 
 

Additional Information


Submission Deadlines
See publication schedule


Cancellation
Cancellation of a scheduled ad or a change to a scheduled run date must be received before the ad material deadline.


Liability
The Biblical Recorder is liable for error of our composition only to the extent of credit or correct rerun of the ad or affected portion. We are not liable for error of advertiser’s composition.


Billing & Commissions
All rates are net, advertising agencies must add commission to quoted rates. All Commercial / Non-Baptist advertisers must pay in advance until an account has been established.


Contact Us
Your advertising representative is Alison McKinney. Call 919-459-5691, or e-mail alison@BRnow.org  for assistance.