The Leading Global Audio Engineering & Development Magazine and Website
audioXpress remains the authority on audio and reproduced sound by connecting manufacturers and distributors with buyers and consultants around the globe! It’s readers are the DIY enthusiasts, product designers, consultants, integrators, opinion leaders and your best customers. Increasing coverage of trending topics make audioXpress a must read.
audioXpress’ audience has expanded significantly since 2014. Now reaching 45,000+ readers all over the world (print and digital). More than 60% of the magazine's renovated audience are engineers working in manufacturer’s R&D departments, engineers involved in product design and development, production, systems, integrators, and consultancy.
Every month, audioXpress combines the best educational articles on topic such audio electronics, speaker and headphone design, amplifiers (from tube to Class D), acoustics, practical test and measurement, audio engineering praxis, and standards.
audioXpress provides inside stories on new audio developments, on R&D Stories, the most complete objective reviews of innovative products and software, and selects some of the best DIY audio projects from worldwide experts.
You’ll find an audience that is a prime target for your promotions. Delivering readers and clients with more:
- Pro, consumer, and commercial applications
- Reviews of technology trends and standards
- Digital audio networks & wireless audio
- Test & Measurement
- Acoustic & electroacoustic science
- Mobile platforms and micro-speakers
- Industry news
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Print Artwork Guidelines
MAGAZINE ADVERTISING (PRINT/DIGITAL)
|2 Page Spread||$1,480||$1,665||$1,755||$1,850|
|Add to Black and White Rates||$300||$300||$300||$300|
Cover Rates (Include Color Charge)
*Premium Positions are available and subject to publisher’s approval. Add 10% to Net Rate.
2 Page Spread: Live: 15.25” x 10” (live copy with 1” gutter), Bleed: 16.50” x 11.125”, Trim: 16.25” x 10.875”
Full Page: Live: 7” x 10”, Bleed: 8.375” x 11.125”, Trim: 8.125” x 10.875″
1/2 Horizontal: 7” x 4.75”
1/2 Vertical: 3.375” x 10”
1/3 Horizontal: 7.284” x 3.66”
1/3 Square: 4.625” x 4.75”
1/3 Vertical 2.25” x 10”
1/4 Page 3.375” x 4.75”
All artwork should be submitted in a vector-based format, printer-ready, PDF. Advertisements posted in the digital edition may still exude subtle, unavoidable differences in apparent resolution from that of press-optimized files.
- 4 color ads should be in CMYK format
- Black and white ads should be in grayscale
- Fonts should be embedded
- Graphics need to be high resolution (300 DPI or higher)
The audioXpress website receives 400,000 visits a month.
Our weekly newsletter The Audio Voice - sent to opt-ins and subscribers of both audioXpress and Voice Coil magazines - provides interesting industry updates, occasional show reports, weekly news highlights, and direct access to complete articles from audioXpress and Voice Coil. Every week, The Audio Voice, has turned into the globally recognized "voice" for the audio industry from an unique inside perspective.
You are reaching a valuable audience with audioXpress. An audience that is unique and impossible to get anywhere else.
|Banner Type||Size (pixels)||Material||Max. Size||Rate (monthly)|
|Scalable header||984 x 162||JPG, PNG, GIF||260kb||$995|
|Leaderboard||728 x 90||JPG, PNG, GIF||200kb||$850|
|Large Rectangle||300 x 250||JPG, PNG, GIF||40kb||$650|
|Half Banner||300 x 100||JPG, PNG, GIF||80kb||$300|
|Button||125 x 125||JPG, PNG, GIF||40kb||$125|
|Lower Banner||728 x 90||JPG, PNG, GIF||200kb||$500|
- 96 dpi
- RGB color
- Specify URL for linking advertisement
The Audio Voice Newsletter — Weekly! (Contact Strategic Media Marketing Inc. for pricing and availability.)
The only free e-newsletter serving audioXpress and Voice Coil members and community! Serving audio news, insight, announcements, and project articles to members worldwide.
|Banner Type||Size (pixels)||Rate (Weekly)|
|Main Header||650 x 124||$450|
|Full Banner||650 x 83||$400|
|Spotlight||170 x 232||$350|
|2019 ADVERTISING CALENDAR||* BD - Bonus Distribution|
|Issue||Shows & Fairs||Special Focus||Deadlines||Calendar|
|February||* NAMM SHOW||
|Integrated Systems Europe||Components||Material Close||12/13/18|
|USB-C, Charging||Mailing Date||01/10/19|
|March||GSMA Mobile World Congress||Test & Measurement||Space Close||01/09/19|
|April||NAB Show||Headphone Focus||Space Close||02/08/19|
|* Prolight+Sound||Market Update Voice||Material Close||02/13/19|
|* Axpona||Mailing Date||03/08/19|
|May||High End Show Munich||Glass Audio Special||Space Close||03/08/19|
|* Lone Star Audio Fest||Tube Focus||Material Close||03/15/19|
|June||* ALMA/AISE 2019||Market Update||Space Close||04/08/19|
|* InfoComm||Components||Material Close||04/15/19|
|* CanJam SoCal||Mailing Date||05/09/19|
|July||* Midwest Audio Fest||Market Update||Space Close||05/09/19|
|Summer NAMM||Amplifiers||Material Close||05/14/19|
|August||Focus on Acoustics||Space Close||06/10/19|
|September||IFA Berlin | IBC||Speaker Builder||Space Close||07/10/19|
|* CEDIA Expo (w/Parts Express)||Speaker Focus||Material Close||07/16/19|
|T.H.E. Show||Mailing Date||08/08/19|
|October||*AES International Convention||Market Update||Space Close||08/06/19|
|* RMAF (Rocky Mountain Audio Fest) Installation||Material Close||08/13/19|
|* Loudspeaker Sourcing Show||Mailing Date||09/11/19|
|November||* Capital Audio Fest||Market Update||Space Close||09/10/19|
|* New York Audio Show||DSP||Material Close||09/16/19|
|December||Market Update||Space Close||10/09/19|
Bonus distributions and dates are subject to change.
Confirm with your audioXpress/Voice Coil representative.
Send artwork and billing inquiries to: Nathaniel Black
- Prepay available upon request. Confirm with SMM upon booking. 4% discount for 6 – 11 month contract. 8% discount for 12 months or more. Contract must be paid in full to qualify.
- New Advertisers: First ad prepaid, then Net 30 on approved credit.
- US Advertiser Credit Terms: Net 30
- Outside US Terms: Ads must be prepaid prior to space closing date.
- All payment must be made in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank. Funds may be wired. Contact KCK Media’s Advertising Department.
SPECIAL BILLING CHARGES
- Digital ads are required. Corrections/changes to existing ads and manipulation of digital files will incur additional production charges and will be reflected on the invoice for that issue month.
- Production charges apply for the conversion of files from RGB into either CMYK for color ads or to grayscale for 2-Color and BW ads. (Note: Photos and graphics found on websites are usually in RGB mode and are often of poor quality for printing.)