ADVERTISE

Publishing schedule
Current publishes and delivers via the U.S. Postal Service every Tuesday. In the case of a postal holiday on a Monday, Current will be received in homes the Saturday before. That means press times will be earlier for each edition by one day.

Space reservations
Eleven days prior to mail date.

Materials delivery
Eight days prior to mail date.

File format
We accept high-resolution, editable PDFs (1200 / 200) and Creative Suite files. We do not accept Microsoft Publisher documents.

Where to send
All materials are to be sent to ads@youarecurrent.com with the aforementioned deadlines in mind. We will format your ad and return it to you for proofing.

Ad sizes (no bleeds)

  • Front-page strip: 9.7” x 1.25″”
  • Full page: 9.7” x 10”
  • Three-quarters vertical: 7.2333” x 9.5″
  • Three-quarters horizontal: 9.7” x 7.0833″
  • Half-page vertical: 4.7667” x 9.5”
  • Half-page horizontal: 9.7” x 4.6667”
  • Three-eighths vertical: 4.7667” x 7.0833″
  • Three-eighths horizontal: 7.2333” x 4.6667″
  • Quarter page: 4.7667” x 4,6667”
  • Quarter-page vertical: 2.3” x 9.5”
  • Quarter-page horizontal: 9.7” x 2.25″
  • Eighth-page vertical: 2.3” x 4.6667”
  • Eighth-page horizontal: 4.7667” x 2.25”
  • Sixteenth page: 2.3” x 2.25”

For advertising opportunities, including online, inserts and managed direct mail, please e-mail your specific needs to info@youarecurrent.com.

Our reach
We deliver to 100 percent of households in the markets we serve by U.S. Mail every Tuesday. Total readership is 340,457 per week in 126,095 households

The breakdown:

  • Current in Carmel – 86,659 readers in 32,096 households
  • Current in Fishers – 79,388 readers in 29,403 households
  • Current in Noblesville – 77,371 readers in 28,656 households
  • Current in Westfield – 36,285 readers in 13,439 households
  • Current in Geist – 30,672 readers in 11,360 households
  • Current in Zionsville – 30,080 readers in 11,141 households

Classified advertising
Have something to sell? Need to fill an employment position? Seeking employment? Try our classified advertising solutions. Call or e-mail our classified advertising sales executive at 317.489.4444 or classifieds@youarecurrent.com.

Legal advertising
For government entities and vendors acting on behalf of those entities, we have advertising solutions. Call or e-mail our classified advertising sales executive at 317.489.4444 or legals@youarecurrent.com.

Production guidelines

File Size

  • Files should be created at 100% of the ad size
  • PDF’s must have fonts embedded.

Images/Scans

  • 300 dpi saved as a TIF or an EPS
  • 72 dpi (images pulled from the web) are NOT acceptable
  • Include all linked images files and embedded images as separate files on your disk.
  • Images should not be rotated in page layout. Rotate in Photoshop prior to placing them.
  • If your file is RGB, convert it to CMYK

Software

  • Adobe InDesign, CS5 or earlier
  • Adobe Photoshop, CS5 or earlier
  • Adobe Illustrator, CS5 or earlier
  • PDF (editable/not flattened)

Please note: Files created and sent in Microsoft Publisher or Corel Draw will not be accepted.

Colors
Black-and-white images should be saved as grayscale. Ads should be submitted using CMYK colors, unless a spot color is ordered or the ad is black and white

Fonts
All fonts, including printer and screen, must be included. If using Illustrator, please also convert your fonts to outlines (paths) in your layout

Accepted media

  • CD
  • PDFs may be emailed (5MB size limit)
  • Vector layouts with out-placed images may be emailed (5MB size limit)

When submitting work, please include agency/artist contact information should technical difficulties arise. If you wish your media be returned, please allow time for processing, the media will be returned as soon as production is complete.

Submissions
You may submit artwork directly, via e-mail, to andrea@youarecurrent.com and zach@youarecurrent.com.

Please include all pertinent information with your attachments. For example, your sales representative’s name, your phone number, the ad size, specifics we need to know about your ad, etc.

If you have other questions prior to e-mailing the file, please contact your account representative.

Company Name

Contact Name

Title

Email Address

Phone Number

URL

CURRENT PUBLISHING AD SIZES

FREQUENCY

NEWSPAPER (select any that apply)
Carmel (31,446 circulation)Fishers (29,235 circulation)Geist (11,419 circulation)Noblesville (27,250 circulation)Westfield (11,763 circulation)Zionsville (10,500 circulation)

I NEED INFORMATION ON (select any that apply)
Carmel Business Leader (4,024 circulation)Hendricks County Business Leader (4,790 circulation)Southside Business Leader (17,500 circulation)Hendricks County ICON (32,077 circulation)The Southside Times (17,500 circulation)

ABOUT MY OBJECTIVE(S)
Tell us about what you envision your ad to be, what you want to accomplish and by when. (100-word limit. You will receive a response within one business day of receipt.)

PRODUCTION GUIDELINES

File Size

  • Files should be created at 100% of the ad size
  • PDF’s must have fonts embedded.

Images/Scans

  • 300 dpi saved as a TIF or an EPS
  • 72 dpi (images pulled from the web) are NOT acceptable
  • Include all linked images files and embedded images as separate files on your disk.
  • Images should not be rotated in page layout. Rotate in Photoshop prior to placing them.
  • If your file is RGB, convert it to CMYK

Software

  • Adobe InDesign, CS4 or earlier
  • Adobe Photoshop, CS4 or earlier
  • Adobe Illustrator, CS4 or earlier
  • PDF (editable/not flattened)

Please note: Files created and sent in Microsoft Publisher or Corel Draw will not be accepted.

Colors

  • Black-and-white images should be saved as grayscale
  • Ads should be submitted using CMYK colors, unless a spot color is ordered or the ad is black and white

Fonts

  • All fonts, including printer and screen, must be included. If using Illustrator, please also convert your fonts to outlines (paths) in your layout

Accepted Media

  • CD
  • PDFs may be emailed (5MB size limit)
  • Vector layouts with out-placed images may be emailed (5MB size limit)
  • When submitting work, please include agency/artist contact information should technical difficulties arise. If you wish your media be returned, please allow time for processing, the media will be returned as soon as production is complete.

Submissions

  • You may submit artwork directly, via e-mail, to andrea@youarecurrent.com and zach@youarecurrent.com.
  • Please include all pertinent information with your attachments. For example, your sales representative’s name, your phone number, the ad size, specifics we need to know about your ad, etc.
  • If you have other questions prior to e-mailing the file, please contact your account representative.