Who we are is what we do
MISSION: The Georgia Voice is the news outlet of record for the state’s LGBT communities and their allies. Through ethical, professional reporting, we aim to educate and empower our readers to become informed advocates for the rights that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people continue to be denied in the 21st century.
We are more than a newspaper
The Georgia Voice offers three products: a bi-weekly newspaper; an actively updated, interactive website ( visit us at www.thegavoice.com); and “Destination: Gay Atlanta,” Atlanta’s official LGBT travel guide published annually in partnership with the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. On stands every other Friday, our full-color newspaper is free to readers across the metro-Atlanta area and free to download in a page-by-page format online. We regularly print 7,000 copies, more for special issues, and estimate a readership of 18,000 in metro Atlanta and Savannah. Our page-count averages well above our 28-page minimum, with special issues topping 80 pages. There are more than 4,000 subscribers to our weekly e-mail blast that summarizes developing news and upcoming events. Our website, www.thegavoice.com, is updated daily with gay-specific breaking news, arts and events coverage. The site currently counts about 1,500 unique visitors a day (about 2,000 visits in total), and when news breaks, traffic spikes to approximately twice that and has reached as many as 18,000 unique visitors in one day. “Destination: Gay Atlanta” is our full-color, glossy, digestsized travel guide. It hit the streets for the first time in April 2011 with 80 pages of restaurant, retail, nightlife and lodging listings for Atlanta’s gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses. Georgia Voice is also instrumental in contributing to www.gay-atlanta.com, the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau’s gay-specific travel website. Each product is covered by a social media strategy that includes Facebook,YouTube, Twitter and other platforms distributed exclusively under the Georgia Voice brand.
The Georgia Voice, LLC, is managed by its co-founders, Christina Cash and Laura Douglas-Brown, bringing almost 25 years combined experience to lead both the editorial division and business division of the company.
Chris Cash Publisher and co-founder Chris Cash founded Southern Voice, Atlanta’s former LGBT newspaper, in 1988 and served at various times as publisher and editor before selling the paper in 1997. During her tenure Southern Voice grew to a profitable business with revenue in excess of $1,200,000. Cash has experience and knowledge in all aspects of the alternative newspaper publishing business. Laura Douglas Brown Editor and co-founder Laura Douglas-Brown began her journalism career at Southern Voice covering the 1997 bombing of the Otherside Lounge, a Midtown gay bar, and has chronicled our community’s trials and triumphs for the last 15 years. An awardwinning writer and editor, she believes passionately in the power of community journalism to educate and empower readers to fight for LGBT civil rights. Tim Boyd Associate publisher Tim Boyd, associate publisher, is also a founding member of the GA Voice management. He worked as a sales executive for Southern Voice in the early 1990s before purchasing his VirginiaHighland store, Metropolitan Deluxe, which he grew to a chain of 11 stores throughout the Southeast. Dyana Bagby Deputy Editor
Dyana Bagby began her newspaper career in Cookeville, Tenn., and also worked at the Gwinnett Daily Post before joining Southern Voice in 2004. Honored for her writing and social media skills, she can also be seen behind her camera documenting events in LGBT Atlanta.
Bo Shell Art Director
GA VOICE AWARDS & HONORS
NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION
2011 Better Newspaper Contest • First place, Best Humorous Column, Daily & Non-daily Division, circulation 3,000-7,999: Topher Payne. • Second place, Best Newspaper Web Site, Daily & Nondaily Division: Ryan Watkins (web design) and Bo Shell (graphic design) • Second place, Best Sports Feature Story or Series, Non-daily Division: Dyana Bagby. • Third place, Best Original Editorial Cartoon, Daily & Non-daily Division: Mike Ritter
Bo Shell started as a writer at Southern Voice before serving as art director for newsprint and glossy publications. He designs all GA Voice editorial and advertising, and is available for other projects through our Creative Services division.
Ryan Watkins Web manager
2010 Better Newspaper Contest
• Second place, Best Newspaper Web Site, Non-daily Division • Second place, Best Investigative or In-Depth Story or Series, Non-daily Division, circulation 6,000 - 9,999: Dyana Bagby
2012 GLAAD ATLANTA LEADERSHIP AWARDS
• Laura Douglas-Brown
Ryan Watkins began his career in publishing as a writer with news outlets, magazines and content-driven websites, then changed his focus to digital content management. He is responsible for GA Voice’s website maintenance, content uploads, social media and all things web-related.
Marshall Graham Sales executive
2012 EMORY UNIVERSITY LGBT “CHANGE AGENT” AWARDS
• Laura Douglas-Brown
ATLANTA PRESS CLUB 2010 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
• Second place, Opinion Writing: Laura Douglas-Brown • Second place, Small Print Circulation / News: Dyana Bagby
TOP 10 ATLANTA JOURNALISTS ON TWITTER
• Dyana Bagby (@DyanaBagby)
ATLANTA GAY & LESBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• 2011 Best Businessman, nominee: Associate Publisher Tim Boyd • 2011 Best Businesswoman, nominee: Editor Laura Douglas-Brown • 2010 Best Businesswoman, nominee: Editor Laura Douglas-Brown
In 2001 Marshall Graham became the top producing sales representative for Gay Community Yellow Pages, exceeding all previous records for the next five years. With a background in sales and a focus on networking, she continues to lay the groundwork for GA Voice in the Atlanta LGBT business community.
ATLANTA PRIDE 2010
• Community Grand Marshal, Laura Douglas-Brown
FENUXE 50: 50 LEADERS IN LGBT ATLANTA
• 2012 & 2010 honoree: Laura Douglas-Brown
Complete coverage BY THE
The web and print editions of Georgia Voice work in concert to give readers a comprehensive LGBT media outlet that provides both immediate access to information and the analysis and perspective to understand how it impacts all of us.
Georgia Voice publishes in print every other week and daily online. The print edition of the Georgia Voice offers news, analysis, features and commentary in an engaging, news-magazine style. The Georgia Voice publishes every other Friday with a current press run of 7,000 copies and a readership of 18,000 in the Atlanta metro area and Savannah. The digital version of the newspaper has been viewed more than 135,000 times. Publishing every other week, rather than weekly, was an intentional decision that allows the Georgia Voice to offer what is too often missing in today’s informationsaturated society: context. Thanks to the Internet and the 24/7 cable news cycle, people are often bombarded with an endless stream of information. There is no shortage of headlines, but readers remain starved for insight, analysis, perspective, and time to sit back, make sense of it all, and develop and share their own opinions. Our longer news cycle allows Georgia Voice to offer readers more depth than is often possible in the breaking news-driven world of the web. The website, www.thegavoice.com, is a robust portal for LGBT news, events and community interaction. Updated multiple times daily, it provides breaking news as it happens, developments in ongoing stories as they evolve, the day’s top events and headlines, expansive video and photo galleries, and a directory of community organizations. As of October 30, 2012, our website had 4,330,000+ page views from 955,859 unique visitors and had delivered 15,827,000 ad impressions for 100+ advertisers. The Georgia Voice website works in conjunction with social media efforts including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to keep in constant contact with readers. Currently, GA Voice has more than 5,600 “likes” on Facebook and adds an average of 50 each week. Our email subscriber base is more than 4,000 and we have more than 3,800 followers on Twitter. Complimenting the compelling content at www.thegavoice.com, a variety of online advertising options give local and national companies the opportunity to engage daily with an active, savvy readership. Advertisers have a choice of four placements and receive discounts on web advertising if they also purchase print advertising.
Georgia Voice print edition
28-80 pages bi-weekly 7,000 copies in weekly print run* 18,000 total readership 135,000+ total digital views
1,525 unique visitors daily 8,000 page views daily** 955,859+ total unique visitors 4,330,000+ total page views 15,827,000+ total ad impressions 100+ total advertisers
5,600+ Facebook fans 55 new fans each week (average) 4,000 email blast subscribers 3,800 Twitter followers 186,969 YouTube video views
*Print run expands to as much as 10,000 for special issues. ** Daily unique visitors and page views dramatically increase in the event of breaking news. Information accurate as of Oct. 30, 2012.
GA Voice readers: a dream demographic
AGE 21 to 30: 31 to 40: 41 to 50: Over 50: GENDER Male: Female: Other: EDUCATION 57% 40% 3%
Readership: In the past week, readers have sought relevant news: 68.2% on a mainstream press or website 67.7% on an LGBT press or website 66.7% from friends on Facebook Social media/e-communication: 99.5% use Facebook 75% own a smartphone 82% carry their smartphone everywhere they go 42% clicked on a web banner ad 35% clicked on a Facebook ad 48% “Liked” a business on Facebook 23% forwarded an ad to a friend 21% clicked on a mobile app ad Purchases in the last 12 months: 33% went on a major vacation 25% bought furniture 23% bought a smartphone 22% bought a tablet computer 26% bought a laptop computer 16% bought an automobile Planned purchases in the next 12 months: 25% will buy furniture 23% will buy a smartphone 22% will buy a tablet computer 42% plan a major vacation 21% will buy a laptop computer 22% will buy an automobile Self-improvement purchases past 12 months: 69% purchased vitamins 35% purchased a gym membership 27% attended various classes 12% purchased erectile dysfunction medication Increase in interaction with LGBT media in last 12 months: 36% LGBT websites 21% LGBT local newspapers 20% LGBT newsletters 13% LGBT national magazines Although there is no “typical” GA Voice reader, we can conﬁdently report that our readers are extremely well-educated, have higher than average incomes, are frequent travelers and are ardent users of technology and social media.
INCOME 4% 15% 19% 35% 31%
make more than $50,000 a year.
make more than $75,000 a year.
Less than $25,000 $25,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - $75,000 $75,000 - $100,000 $100,000 - $150,000 $150,000 - $200,000 More than $200,000 5% Chose not to answer.
are college graduates. have post-grad degrees.
make more than $100,000 a year.
own a home.
The purchasing power and brand loyalty of lesbians and gay men has been thoroughly researched and reported over the past several decades. Community Marketing, Inc., a marketing research, marketing firm established in 1992, states on its website: “The facts are plain: gay men and lesbians travel more, own more homes and cars, spend more on electronics, and have the largest amount of disposable income of any niche market...their dollars go toproducts, services and destinations that
recognize their unique buying preferences and offer them differentiated value.” LGBT buying power in the United States in 2012 was estimated to be $790 billion according to the marketing research firm Witeck-Combs Communications. That number is expected to rise to close to $1 trillion in 2013. The LGBT community in Atlanta is large and active. In the American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) of 2005, At-
lanta ranked third in cities with the largest LGBT population at 12.8%. Only San Francisco and Seattle ranked higher. There are 250+ LGBT and AIDS-related organizations within the metro area alone and Pride attendance has placed Atlanta in the top five in the country for over a decade.
* The data here are taken from an online survey conducted June-July 2012 by Community Marketing Services, Inc. Complete reports on GA Voice survey results, and national survey results, are available upon request. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Jan. 4: Health & Fitness Jan. 18: Creating Change Atlanta hosts this national LGBT conference, bringing 3,000+ travelers to our city.
May 10: Summer Travel The perfect issue for destinations, hotels and more!
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EDITORIAL CALENDAR 2013
The GA Voice offers discounts to advertisers who appear in multiple issues, but who are we to decide the best dates for your business? Check out our list of street dates and special issues so you can decide when to deliver your message to our readers. Street dates: BOLD Special issues: HIGHLIGHTED
Dates may be be subject to change. Certain special issues may require early deadlines. Ask your advertising representative for more details.
Feb. 1: Sex & Dating Feb. 15: Faith & Religion
June 7: Stonewall Month Preview Even though Atlanta’s Pride is in October, Stonewall Month is still heavy with local events.
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March 1: Neighborhoods and Real Estate March 15: GA Voice Anniversary and relaunch Expect a new look for our third anniversary... and plenty of pre-publication marketing.
July 5: Field Guide to Drag July 19: Best of Atlanta The Best of Atlanta issue offers readers’ picks for the city’s best in gay and lesbian... well, everything!
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Sept. 13: Fall Preview
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Nov. 22: Gift Guide Don’t forget to place your ad as the gift-giving season approaches.
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April 12: Wedding Issue A resource for planning your big day, wedding vendors of all kinds are a perfect fit.
August 2: Pet Issue August 16: Black Gay Pride Preview August 30: Black Gay Pride ATL’s Black Gay Pride is considered the largest of its kind. Tens of thousands attend.
Oct. 11: Atlanta Pride Issue Our annual Pride issue is our biggest. We put thousands of copies directly in the hands of Pride attendees. Oct. 25: City Election Guide
Dec. 6: Food & Drink Issue Dec. 20: Year in Review
We are everywhere
DOWNTOWN ATLANTA Five Points Marta Station Georgia State Marta Station Vision Church CockPit Carabma Café Irwin Street Market NAESM North Avenue Marta Station Atlanta Public Library Actors Express MIDTOWN ATLANTA Midtown Promenade Frogs Cantina Woody’s Club Amsterdam Urban Body Fitness Piedmont Bark 595 Wimbledon Road NE Cowtippers Ansley Wine Starbucks (Ansley Mall) The Hideaway Oscars Felix’s Brushstrokes Burkharts Mixx Boy Next Door 14th & Juniper (Street Box) Gables Midtown (Monroe Drive) Einstein’s Joe’s on Juniper Blake’s on the Park 10th & Piedmont (Street Box) 5th & Spring (Street Box) LA Fitness (5th & Spring) Flex Club St. Marks Church Midtown Marta Station Bulldogs Arts Center Marta MISTER at Positive Impact AID Atlanta Absolute Care PONCE/MORELAND/BRIARCLIFF ATLANTA AIDS Research Consortium 6th Street Grocery The Eagle Cactus Car Wash Eats Restaurant Whole Foods (Ponce de Leon) Model T’s Bar Friend’s on Ponce Atlanta Public Library on Ponce Little 5 Points Pharmacy Sevananda Supermarket 7 Stages Charis Books & More Radial Café Rush Center Flying Biscuit (McClendon Ave) Traders Neighborhood Store 486 Flat Shoals Road (Street Box) East Atlanta Library Mary’s Bar My Sister’s Room Jerusalem House North Highland Alons Bakery San Francisco Coffee (North Highland Ave.) Virginia and North Highland Ave. (Street Box) American Roadhouse (Street Box) Nandina Home Highland Bakery Whole Foods on Briarcliff DECATUR/EMORY UNIVERSITY Stivers Subaru Christ Covenant Church First MCC New Orleans Sno Ball Café Heliotrope Starbucks (Decatur Square) Parker’s on Ponce Thumbs Up (174 West Ponce de Leon Ave.) Southern Sweets Trilogy Books HLM Financial Emory Clinic (1365 Clifton Road) Everybody’s Pizza (Decatur Road) Decatur Package Choco Late Coffee (Clairmont / N. Decatur) CHESHIRE BRIDGE ROAD, ATLANTA BJ Roosters Roasters (Lenox Road) Woofs Atlanta
About 7,000 print copies of the GA Voice are currently available at more than 100 distribution points in the metro-Atlanta area. For those outside our distribution area, we offer two solutions to make sure our audience gets the news they need.
If you are unable to reach a convenient, free distribution point, you may receive a 26-issue subscription for $60 per year. Checks or credit card orders can be sent to Tim Boyd, email@example.com.
To ensure maximum readership and advertiser exposure, the GA Voice is published in a page-by-page digital format that is free to download under the “Print Edition” tab at www.theGAVoice.com.
SUGGEST A DISTRIBUTION POINT
If you’d like to distribute our print newspaper at your business, please e-mail our associate publisher, Tim Boyd, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Landmark Diner Southern Nights (Cheshire Bridge) The Heretic Manifest 4u Club Eros Jungle Las Margaritas Roxx Tavern Insurrection (Piedmont & Cheshire Bridge) Tripp’s Bar Peek A Boo (Piedmont) Project Open Hand Pots and Pans Lenox Marta Station Tucker & Mott Lobby (Zonolite Road) Quickshot OUTSIDE ATLANTA Harry’s Cobb Whole Foods at Merchant Walk Cool Beans Coffeeshop (Marietta) The New Le Buzz (Marietta) Kennesaw State College Brown-Mackie College Club-One (Savannah) Art Station (Stone Mountain)
2012 NATIONAL ADVERTISING
RATES & SPECS
Send materials to: email@example.com ACCEPTED PRINT FILE FORMATS In order for your ad to be considered cameraready, it must be the proper size and meet the following requirements: • TIFF & JPG: 200-300 dpi resolution • PDF: Press or Press Optimized settings; fonts embedded • InDesign CS3: including all support ﬁles: fonts and photos • Illustrator EPS: all fonts must be converted to Outlines • CMYK with no bleeds ACCEPTED ONLINE FILE FORMATS In order for your ad to be considered camera-ready, it must be the proper size and meet following requirements: • JPG, GIF & BITMAP: 72 dpi resolution, less than 500k • Flash documents: Optimized ﬁle sizes for reliable and prompt load times DEADLINE Ads must be submitted 5 days prior to publication. CONTACT RIVENDELL MEDIA 908-232-2021
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Size & Frequency* Full Junior Half 3/8 1/4
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4x $990 $756 $528 $396 $270 8x $960 $738 $498 $378 $252
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12x $900 $720 $480 $360 $240
Premium placement (full page only) add 10%: Inside front, inside back | Back cover add 20% *1x = 1-3 times insertion; 4x = 4-7 times insertion; 8x = 8-11 times insertion; 12x = 12 insertions or more
Weekly: Ads appear in rotation during the contracted 7-day period. Monthly: Ads appear in rotation during the contracted 30-day period
Size & Frequency Header (728x90) Med. Rectangle (300x250) Button (125x125) Reduced Header* (468x60) Skyscraper (160x600) Footer (728x90)
Weekly $150 $100 $35 $75 $100 $75
Monthly $480 (Save 20%) $320 (Save 20%) $119 (Save 15%) $240 (Save 20%) $320 (Save 20%) $240 (Save 20%)
*Reduced Header not shown. Ads appear on article pages, below the article content, above the comments section.
Inclusion in our weekly e-mail blast: $50 Single blast to Facebook and Twitter followers: $50
Email newsletter ads
• Sent to 4,000+ subscribers every Friday • Almost 33% of those subscribers open the newsletter (also known as the “open rate”) • Almost 29% click something in the newsletter (known as “click rate”) • Our open and click rates are higher than industry averages.
YOUR AD HERE
of our closest friends
GA Voice offers two ways to reach readers through direct email advertising—all 4,000+ of them. Every Friday, we publish an email newsletter packed with a mix of content from our print and online materials. There are three (and sometimes four) spaces available for advertiser banner ads that link to the website of the advertiser’s choice.
Our email newsletters are published every Friday with three or four ad positions. Our open rates and click rates are higher than industry standards, which means your ad is seen by a greater percentage of subscribers than most digital campaigns. Production services are available.
Email newsletter banner specs:
• 574x71 pixels • 72 dpi • JPEG preferred
Individual blast specs:
• 600 pixels wide (600x750, 600x900 recommended) • Height is infinite • JPEG preferred • 72 dpi • 750k or less in file size
YOUR AD HERE
Additionally, we offer individual email blasts that can be sent out at almost anytime — perfect for date-specific events and services. • Sent to 4,000+ subscribers at the discretion of the advertiser* • Flexible scheduling • Only one ad per blast
6-Pack or 12-Pack?
$496x (save $156) $3912x (save $432)
Buy more, save more
Whether a newsletter ad or individual blast is best for your organization, you can reach our subscribers for less than a penny per person.
*Only one individual blast is sent per day. Schedule in advance to reserve your preferred date.
The ultimate deal
Like print and web advertising, the best deals come with multiple ad runs. Reserve your digital campaign placements now, and choose any run-dates in 2013. Mix and match email newsletter ads, individual blasts and Facebook or Twitter blasts. Save them for big issues, or time them seasonally for your business. You won’t find a better digital deal.
$75 for 1x $65 for 4x $49 for 6x $39 for 12x
Save $40 Save $156 Save $432
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Payment for first run of any ad is due with insertion order. Payments for contracts less than 4x are due by each ad publication date. Payment for 4x or greater: first payment due with insertion order; subsequent ads will be billed to advertiser via credit card or invoice. Payments for invoiced ads are due in 15 days. GA Voice reserves the right to cancel any advertising for non-payment.
WEB-ONLY ADVERTISING PAYMENT TERMS
PRINT SIZE SIZE WEB SIZE DURATION DURATION DURATION RUN DATE(s) RUN DATE(s) RUN DATE(s) RUN DATE(s) RUN DATE(s)
Is your ad camera- or webready, meaning no production is required by GA Voice?
For web-only advertising, payment of entire contracted period (weekly or monthly) is due at signing of contract. For multi-media packages, payment terms are the same as printonly advertising terms based on frequency of advertising. Payment of your discounted web advertising is included in your total due for first payment and subsequent billing of your print ad.
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E-MAIL BLAST FACEBOOK & TWITTER BLAST
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Cancellations cannot be accepted after insertion form deadline for that issue. Premium positions are not cancellable.
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1. Non-proﬁts get 20% o . 2. Current GA Voice advertisers on 4x contracts get 15% o .
FULL HALF QUARTER
Inside Back Facing $1200 Inside Front Cover $1350 Inside Front Facing $1300
Size Med. Rectangle Live hyperlink Cost $225/mo. $75
• TIFF & JPG: 300 dpi resolution • PDF: Press or Press Optimized settings; fonts embedded • CMYK with appropriate bleeds (only full page ads require bleeds), but please no crop marks, registration marks, ﬁle information or borders on the ad. • Document size should equal listed ad size
6.5 x 9.5 Live area: 5.26 x 8.25
5.26 in. x 4.1 in
2.6 in. x 4.1 in.
JPG, GIF & BITMAP: 72 dpi, less than 500k Flash: Optimized ﬁle size for reliable, prompt load times 300 px x 250 px
Reserve your space today: sales@theGAVoice.com 404-815-6941
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GA VOICE AND ATLANTA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU PARTNER ON LGBT TRAVEL GUIDE
‘Destination: Gay Atlanta’ to be the official LGBT visitors guide for the city
ATLANTA, GA - GA Voice, the LGBT media outlet of record for Atlanta and the state of Georgia, announced today a strategic partnership with the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) for “Destination: Gay Atlanta,” a travel guide for LGBT visitors. Under the terms of the partnership, “Destination: Gay Atlanta,” a product of GA Voice, will be the official LGBT guide for visitors to Atlanta and a resource for its many diverse residents. The print and digital versions of the travel guide will launch in late May. The print version of “Destination: Gay Atlanta” will be distributed at all ACVB visitor centers as well as numerous strategic locations throughout the city. The digital version will reside at www.gay-atlanta.com which will be re-branded and marketed by ACVB as the official LGBT visitor site for Atlanta. GA Voice will provide all LGBT specific content to the site in addition to the travel guide. ACVB will provide general content and searchable listings of interest to all visitors and residents. “Our partnership with the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau ensures that the many LGBT visitors to our city will feel both welcomed and appreciated,” said Chris Cash, publisher of GA Voice. “With the support of ACVB, ‘Destination: Gay Atlanta’ will be easily accessible to LGBT people throughout the country. We are proud to participate in this venture which extends a warm invitation to enjoy this great southern city.” GA Voice, co-founded by Cash, Laura Douglas-Brown and Tim Boyd, is published in print bi-weekly, and constantly updated online at www.thegavoice.com. GA Voice offers relevant and late-breaking news, events and entertainment to its community. ### GA Voice | PO Box 77401 | Atlanta, Ga. 30357 | www.theGAVoice.com
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A deposit is required with contract. Payment plans may be available. Total payment is due prior to April 18, 2013.
Full page Half page Quarter page Premium $999 $599 $350 Discounts: Discounts: Discounts: Discounts: Total: Total: Total: Total:
NOTICE OF LIABILITY
The submission by the advertiser of any materials for publication in “Destination: Gay Atlanta” shall be considered a representation to the publisher that the advertiser is appropriately authorized to publish such materials, and that all necessary consent to utilize such materials in this manner has been obtained. The advertiser assumes full responsibility and liability for the content of all materials submitted and published, and agrees to indemnify and keep the publisher and its agents harmless from any and all damages, losses, expenses or other liabilities resulting from demands, claims or suits that may arise, directly or indirectly, from the publication of said advertising.
Med. Rectangle $225/mo. Live Hyperlink $75 Camera-ready Production Duration: Discounts: Discounts: Total: Total:
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Cancellations cannot be accepted after March 2. Premium positions are not cancellable at any time.
I have read, understand and agree to the provisions and speciﬁcations of this contract including the schedule of deadlines and format requirements. I have authority to execute this contract on behalf of the advertiser.
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