Hot Spots Magazine
 Editorial Office: 425 South Fairfax Avenue / Los Angeles / California / 90036
(323) 954-2250 / fax: (323) 954-2249 / e-mail: hsmla@sbcglobal.net

    Hot Spots Magazine includes over 40 sections of entertainment, activities, culture & travel including:
Celebrity Features / Movies / Video Releases / Television Tapings / Comedy / Magic / Clubs / Nightlife / Breweries / Happy Hours / Outdoors / Adventures / Activities / Tours / Attractions / Theme Parks / Video Games / Sports / Health / Fitness / Museums / Galleries / Concerts / Music / Radio / Theatre / Restaurants / Fashion / Shopping / Winery Tours / Transportation / Resorts / Hotels / Travel Destinations / Thoroughbred Horse Racing / Casinos & Gaming

Hot Spots Magazine is Published Quarterly
Issue Dates - Closing & On Sale Dates
SPRING '05 - Closing: 3/18/05 / Street Date: 3/28/05
SUMMER '05 - Closing: 5/12/05 / Street Date: 5/23/05
FALL '05 - Closing: 8/12/05 / Street Date: 8/22/05
WINTER '06 - Closing: 11/6/05 / Street Date: 11/21/05

Distribution: Subscription / Newsstands / Supermarkets / Convenience Stores / Airports / Hotels

Total Combined National Circulation: 380,000
California 50,000 / Florida 50,000 / Georgia 30,000 / Hawaii 10,000 / Illinois 50,000 / Louisiana 30,000 / Missouri 30,000 / New York 50,000 / Nevada 10,000 / Texas 30,000 / Washington 30,000 / Vancouver 10,000

Total Combined National Readership: 1,900,000
California 250,000 / Florida 250,000 / Georgia 150,000 / Hawaii 50,000 / Illinois 250,000 / Louisiana 150,000 / Missouri 150,000 / New York 250,000 / Nevada 50,000 / Texas 150,000 / Washington 150,000 / Vancouver 50,000

Adult Demographic Profile
Adult Composition: Men 45% / Women 55% / Single 39% / Married 61%
Age Breakdown: 18-24: 23% / 25-34: 30% / 35-49: 41% / 50+: 6%
Education: Attended Some College: 43% / College Graduate: 30% / Post Graduate: 12%
Household Income: $30-$39,000: 28% / $40-$49,000: 30% / $50,000+: 35%

RATES & SIZES
Ad Sizes - Coated Stock
Non-Bleed Sizes: Width Depth
Full Page: 7 5/8 X 10 1/8
Vertical Junior: 5 5/8 X 10 1/8
Horizontal Junior: 7 5/8 X 7 1/8
Half Page: 7 5/8 X 5 1/8
Third Page Vertical: 2 3/8 X 10 1/8
Third Page Horizontal: 7 5/8 X 3 1/8
Sixth Page: 2 3/8 X 3 1/2
Twelfth Page: 2 3/8 X 1 1/8

Bleed Sizes: Width Depth
Two Page Spread: 16 3/4 X 10 7/8
Full Page: 8 3/8 X 10 7/8
Vertical Junior: 5 3/8 X 10 7/8
Horizontal Junior: 8 3/8 X 7 1/2
Half Page: 8 3/8 X 5 1/2
Third Page Vertical: 2 3/8 X 10 7/8
Third Page Horizontal: 8 3/8 X 3 1/2
 
    The safety on full bleed ads for type and essential material is 1/4" from trim edges and 1/8" from the gutter.
 
Mechanical Requirements:
    Preferred Materials: ZIP or JAZZ disc containing composed advertising materials, including high resolution scans and typographic fonts. Offset litho negatives will be prepared right reading, emulsion side down - 133 line screen. Negatives will contain 3 sets of register marks 1/4" from live area. Chromaline or matchprint will be provided for color approval, at a minimum charge.  Pre-production work can be provided for Ads if proper materials are provided. (Repro Quality slides or photographs, ZIP or JAZZ disk containing Typographic Fonts, Scans and final layout of ad.)
 
    Acceptable Materials:  Offset litho negatives prepared right reading emulsion side down. Recommended 133 line screen, maximum acceptable 150 line screen. Negatives must contain 3 sets of register marks 1/4" from live area. Chromaline or matchprint must be provided for color guidance on press
 
    Policies:  Payment policy is C.O.D. Payment is required in advance for all advertisers unless application for credit is approved. Custom artwork, scans, camera shots, and pre-press work require an additional charge.
Conditions:  Advertisers and Ad Agencies are liable for all content (including text, representations, and illustrations) of advertisements and are responsible, without limitation, for any and all claims made thereof against Hot Spots Magazine and/or Hot Spots, Inc., its officers or employees. The publisher reserves the right to revise, reject or omit without notice any advertisements in any issue of Hot Spots Magazine in lieu of any contractual agreement. If for any reason an issue is delayed or if space becomes unavailable Hot Spots Magazine reserves the right to publish the advertisement or a revised ad in a subsequent issue . Hot Spots Magazine and/or Hot Spots, Inc. reserves the right to revise its ad rate at any time.  Back Page & Inside Covers:  Premium Ad Space is available to both National and Regional advertisers at a premium rate, on an availability basis. Combo Market Rates are available at a discounted rate. Center spread is only available on a national basis.

National Ad Rates 
National Color Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $29,160 2X - $26,245 4X - $23,620
Junior Page: 1X - $21,380 2X - $19,240 4X - $17,315
Half Page: 1X - $16,030 2X - $14,430 4X - $12,985
Third Page: 1X - $10,965 2X - $9,625 4X - $8,665
Sixth Page: 1X - $5,345 2X - $4,801 4X - $4,330
Twelfth Page: 1X - $2,675 2X - $2,405 4X - $2,165

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $49,260 2X - $44,335 4X - $39,900
Full Page: 1X - $30,780 2X - $27,700 4X - $24,930
Junior Page: 1X - $22,580 2X - $20,320 4X - $18,290
Half Page: 1X - $16,930 2X - $15,235 4X - $13,710
Third Page: 1X - $11,285 2X - $10,155 4X - $9,140

National - B&W
Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $19,440 2X - $17,495 4X - $15,745
Junior Page: 1X - $14,140 2X - $12,725 4X - $11,450
Half Page: 1X - $10,700 2X - $9,630 4X - $8,665
Third Page: 1X - $7,140 2X - $6,425 4X - $5,780
Sixth Page: 1X - $3,800 2X - $3,420 4X - $3,075
Twelfth Page: 1X - $1,950 2X - $1,755 4X - $1,580

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $32,840 2X - $29,555 4X - $26,600
Full Page: 1X - $20,520 2X - $18,470 4X - $16,620
Junior Page: 1X - $15,080 2X - $13,570 4X - $12,210 

Regional Ad Rates
A-market rates - color (California / Florida / Illinois / New York)
Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $5,400 2X - $4,860 4X - $4,375
Junior Page: 1X - $3,960 2X - $3,565 4X - $3,210
Half Page: 1X - $2,970 2X - $2,675 4X - $2,410

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $9,120 2X - $8,210 4X - $7,390
Full Page: 1X - $5,700 2X - $5,130 4X - $4,620
Junior Page: 1X - $4,180 2X - $3,760 4X - $3,385

A-market ad rates - B&W 
Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $3,600 2X - $3,240 4X - $2,915
Junior Page: 1X - $2,600 2X - $2,340 4X - $2,105
Half Page: 1X - $1,980 2X - $1,780 4X - $1,600
Third Page: 1X - $1,320 2X - $1,190 4X - $1,070
Sixth Page: 1X - $720 2X - $650 4X - $585
Twelfth Page: 1X - $350 2X - $315 4X - $285

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $6,080 2X - $5,840 4X - $4,930
Full Page: 1X - $3,800 2X - $3,420 4X - $3,080
Junior Page: 1X - $2,800 2X - $2,520 4X - $2,270

B-market Ad rates - color (Georgia / Louisiana / Missouri / Texas / Washington)
Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $3,240 2X - $2,915 4X - $2,625
Junior Page: 1X - $2,375 2X - $2,140 4X - $1,925
Half Page: 1X - $1,780 2X - $1,600 4X - $1,440

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $5,475 2X - $4,925 4X - $4,435
Full Page: 1X - $3,420 2X - $3,080 4X - $2,770
Junior Page: 1X - $2,510 2X - $2,260 4X - $2,035

B-market ad rates - B&W
Non-Bleed Sizes:
Full Page: 1X - $2,160 2X - $1,945 4X - $1,750
Junior Page: 1X - $1,585 2X - $1,425 4X - $1,285
Half Page: 1X - $1,190 2X - $1,070 4X - $960
Third Page: 1X - $795 2X - $715 4X - $645
Sixth Page: 1X - $410 2X - $370 4X - $335
Twelfth Page: 1X - $225 2X - $205 4X - $185

Bleed Sizes:
Two Page Spread: 1X - $3,650 2X - $3,285 4X - $2,955
Full Page: 1X - $2,280 2X - $2,050 4X - $1,845
Junior Page: 1X - $1,670 2X - $1,500 4X - $1,355

For additional information or to place an advertisement contact:
Hot Spots Magazine
Editorial Office: 425 S. Fairfax Ave. / Los Angeles / California / 90036
(323) 954-2250 / fax: (323) 954-2249 / e-mail: hsmla@sbcglobal.net

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