Advertising Materials Submission Guidelines

DELIVERY INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit all creative materials to adsubmission@connect.media and include the following:

  • Creative files as an attachment, not embedded

  • Please specify the click through link(s) that will be used

  • Any other special instructions or pertinent information

SUBMISSION DATES

Creative units must be submitted to your Digital Campaign Specialist a minimum of:

  • Website Advertising: 3 business days prior to campaign launch for standard creative

  • Website Advertising: 5 business days prior to campaign launch for HTML5 creative

  • Email Newsletter Advertising: 3 business days prior to campaign launch

OTHER CREATIVE GUIDELINES & SPECIFICATIONS

Creative submissions must comply with the following guidelines:

  • Submissions must match ad size and conform to specifications outlined herein

  • Creative must not include any obscene or otherwise objectionable images

  • Creative with a white background must have a minimum 1-pixel border to differentiate ad from editorial content

  • Any desktop ads submitted over 40k, tablet ads submitted over 25k, and mobile ads submitted over 15k, run the risk of being read as spam by some email programs

  • Connect Media is not responsible for any changes to the ad creative itself. All changes have to be made by the client and resubmitted for trafficking

Website Advertising Units

(File Sizes/Types/Dimensions)

LEADERBOARD

  • Dimensions: 1456×180 px (Displayed at 728 x 90 px)
  • Accepted File Type: GIF / JPEG / PNG

CUBE

  • Dimensions: 600 x 500 px (Displayed at 300 x 250 px)
  • Accepted File Type: GIF / JPEG / PNG

Email Advertising Units

(File Sizes/Types/Dimensions)

LEADERBOARD

  • Dimensions: 1400×200 px (Displayed at 700 x 100 px)
  • Accepted File Type: GIF* / JPEG / PNG

* Connect offers limited support for animated GIFs on emails. Please note, GIF images do not animate and show only the first frame on Microsoft Outlook 2010 – 2019 and Outlook 365. Please be sure that the first frame displays an appropriate message. To ensure a successful deployment, please supply GIFs at least one week in advance of run date. Connect reserves the right to substitute the animated GIF with a static image showing only the first frame.

CUBE

  • Dimensions: 600 x 500 px (Displayed at 300 x 250 px)
  • Accepted File Type: GIF* / JPEG / PNG

* Connect offers limited support for animated GIFs on emails. Please note, GIF images do not animate and show only the first frame on Microsoft Outlook 2010 – 2019 and Outlook 365. Please be sure that the first frame displays an appropriate message. To ensure a successful deployment, please supply GIFs at least one week in advance of run date. Connect reserves the right to substitute the animated GIF with a static image showing only the first frame.