Advertise in the Print Edition

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 churches and missions affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of N.C.


The print edition is now available in an online, digital format. All ads are displayed in the digital edition with a link to the advertiser's website. This greatly increases the value of every ad at no additional cost to the advertiser. Readers love the ease of clicking on printed ads in the digital format. A sample of the digital edition can be viewed here.

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.

 

Discounts are available for simultaneous advertising in BRweekly, BRnow.org and/or the Biblical Recorder. Advertising space is available on a “first come” basis.

All rates assume that the advertiser provides “art-ready” ads. The Biblical Recorder is able to prepare the graphic for an additional charge.

For assistance please contact Alison McKinney at 919-459-5691 or email her at alison@BRnow.org


 

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 answers to technical questions, please email 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 2.47
2 columns 5.1
3 columns 7.7
4 columns 10.4


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

2.47” W x 1” H

$44.00

$52.00

 

Eighth Page

5.1” W x 3” H

$322.00

$379.00

$75.00

Quarter Page

5.1” W x 6.25” H

$513.00

$603.00

$100.00

Half Page - Horizontal

10.4” W x 6.25” H

$961.00

$1,131.00

$175.00

Half Page - Vertical

5.1”W x 12.7”H

$961.00

$1,131.00

$175.00

Full Page

10.4” W x 12.7” H

$1,794.00

$2,111.00

$200.00

Two Pages

21.7” W x 12.7” 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

 
2017 Publication Schedule
Issue #

Issue Date

Ad Due date

1

Jan 14

Dec 27, 2016

2

Jan 28

Jan 10

3

Feb 11

Jan 24

4

Feb 25

Feb 7

5

Mar 11

Feb 21

6**

Mar 25

Mar 7

7

Apr 8

Mar 21

8

Apr 22

Apr 4

9

May 6

Apr 18

10

May 20

May 2

11**

Jun 3

May 16

12

Jun 17

May 30

13

Jul 1

Jun 13

14

Jul 15

Jun 27

15

Jul 29

Jul 11

16

Aug 12

Jul 25

17

Aug 26

Aug 8

18

Sep 9

Aug 22

19

Sep 23

Sep 5

20**

Oct 7

Sep 19

21

Oct 21

Oct 3

22

Nov 4

Oct 17

Special Convention Issue

Nov 6

Oct 4

23

Nov 18

Oct 31

24

Dec 2

Nov 14

25**

Dec 16

Nov 28

26

Dec 30

Dec 12

** Bold issue number and ** indicates an NC Connect edition