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

 

   

2018 Publication Schedule
Issue # 

Issue Date

Ad Due date

1

Jan 13

Dec 26, 2017

2

Jan 27

Jan 9

3

Feb 10

Jan 23

4

Feb 24

Feb 6

5

Mar 10

Feb 20

6**

Mar 24

Mar 6

7

Apr 7

Mar 20

8

Apr 21

Apr 3

9

May 5

Apr 17

10

May 19

May 1

11**

Jun 2

May 15

12

Jun 16

May 29

13

Jun 30

Jun 12

14

Jul 14

Jun 26

15**

Jul 28

Jul 10

16

Aug 11

Jul 24

17

Aug 25

Aug 7

18

Sep 8

Aug 21

19

Sep 22

Sep 4

20**

Oct 6

Sep 18

21

Oct 20

Oct 2

22

Nov 3

Oct 16

Special Convention Issue

Nov 5

Oct 2

23

Nov 17

Oct 30

24

Dec 1

Nov 13

25**

Dec 15

Nov 27

 

 

 

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

 

   

2019 Publication Schedule
Issue # 

Issue Date

Ad Due date

1

Jan 12

Dec 20, 2018

2

Jan 26

Jan 8

3

Feb 9

Jan 22

4

Feb 23

Feb 5

5

Mar 9

Feb 19

6**

Mar 23

Mar 5

7

Apr 6

Mar 19

8

Apr 20

Apr 2

9

May 4

Apr 16

10

May 18

April 30

11**

Jun 1

May 14

12

Jun 15

May 28

13

Jun 29

Jun 11

14

Jul 13

Jun 25

15**

Jul 27

Jul 9

16

Aug 10

Jul 23

17

Aug 24

Aug 6

18

Sep 7

Aug 20

19

Sep 21

Sep 3

20**

Oct 5

Sep 17

21

Oct 19

Oct 1

22

Nov 2

Oct 15

Special Convention Issue

Nov 11

Oct 8

23

Nov 16

Oct 29

24

Nov 30 

Nov 12

25**

Dec 7

Nov 26

26

Dec 21

Dec 3

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