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MERCHANTS: Pocket Guide, Winter 2018-19 Edition

Making it easier for Sonoma County residents to GO LOCAL.

Aug. 6, 2018

MERCHANTS: Pocket Guide, Winter 2018-19 Edition
Being in the GO LOCAL Pocket Guide is an easy way to reach people who have an affinity for local businesses.  Like all GO LOCAL media opportunities, it reaches a qualified customer. There's no waste, just highly receptive folks picking up the guide who support local businesses and nonprofits.
Pocket Guides are picked up by local shoppers at these GO LOCAL rewards merchants, plus additional member locations, including Community First Credit Union branches, Oliver's Markets, Goodwill stores, Hansel Auto service centers, and more. 
All members get a free listing in the GO LOCAL Pocket Guide. All business and nonprofit members are listed by type and location with address, contact information and Rewards offer. We also provide infographic editorial pages to describe why it's important to support local businesses and nonprofits. 
You can be there in full color when locals are flipping through the print or online guide with an ad in our two issues: WINTER (late Nov-May) WINTER and SUMMER (late May-Nov). ONLY members can be listed and can advertise in this 5.25" x 8.5" magazine.  
The Pocket Guide is published twice per year, with 10,000 copies per printing. That's a total annual readership of 60,000. It's a handy print reference for EXCLUSIVELY locally owned businesses in Sonoma County. It's also published online as a flipbook

For a full color full-page or half-page ad, reserve your ad space now



Half page ad, horizontal only - $315 

Full page ad - $550 

Full page premium ad - $675 (only four spots available: inside front cover, page 3, inside back cover & back cover.)

Full 2-page ad spread - $1000


EARLY RESERVATION BONUS: Reserve by Wed, September 13, 2018 and get featured on our Facebook or e-newsletter.


PUBLISHED DATE: November 14, 2018 (approximate)



All artwork is due no later than October 12, 2018.
Instructions for PDF artwork submission: NO CROP MARKS; no registration marks; turn ALL fonts into outlines; embed all images.
Full Page / Live type + content area: 4.5" horizontal x 7.625" vertical 
Trim Size: 5.25" horizontal x 8.5" vertical
Full Bleed: 5.5" horizontal x 8.75" vertical
Trim Size: 4.75" horizontal x 3.88" vertical; NO BLEED.
Full Page / Live type + content area each page: 4.5" horizontal x 7.625" vertical 
Trim Size: 10.5" horizontal x 8.5" vertical
Full Bleed: 10.75" horizontal x 8.75" vertical

For ads produced by GO LOCAL, there is a $75 production charge. Merchant to provide logo, image(s), ad copy, and any desired fonts. Production includes an initial proof with one set of changes before ad is finalized. Additional design work is available at added cost.


Reserve your ad space now.


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2018 Top Sponsors

Clover Stornetta Farms Exchange Bank Oliver's Markets Guayakí Yerba Mate Oilstop Western Farm Center Redwood Credit Union Sonoma Media Group, LLC Community First Credit Union

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