Print - Guide & Directory

GSBA annual Guide & Directory is the most successful and most widely distributed publication for LGBT and allied businesses, professionals and nonprofit community in the greater Puget Sound region.

“I became am a big believer in the Guide long ago ̶ it's so important, on many fronts, to support supportive businesses! We've literally found our plumber, electrician, contractor and architect through the Guide ̶ amazing! First place we turn!

-- J Cory Curtis, former Communications Director, Office of Governor Chris Gregoire


For information on advertising the 2017/2018 Guide, please contact DeDe Harmell or call 206-826-9817.


Guide & Directory Ad Rates

Ad Size Options
Size Width Depth Cost
Inside Covers (2) / First pages (2) 7.25" 9.5" $4075
Two pages 7.25" 9.5" $3370
Inside Cover / First page 3.375" 9.5" $2675
Inside Cover / Last page 3.375" 9.5" $2675
First page in front of Table of Contents 3.375" 9.5" $2475
Full page 3.375" 9.5" $2105
3/4 page 3.375" 7" $1680
2/3 page 3.375" 6.25" $1610
1/2 page 3.375" 4.625" $1340
1/3 page 3.375" 3" $1098
1/4 page 3.375" 2.25" $945

All ads are full color. Please inquire about our FREE ad design.

2017 GSBA Guide Rate Card

GSBA’s quarterly full color magazine. 1800 mailed plus an additional 400 circulated at neighborhood cafes, libraries and retail locations.


Ad Rates

Size of Ad: Cost:
1/8 page 3 1/2"w x 2 1/4"h $180
1/4 page 3 1/2"w x 4 1/2"h $300
1/2 page vertical 3 1/2"w x 9 7/8"h $500
1/2 page horizontal 7 1/2"w x 4 1/2"h $500
Full page 7 1/2"w x 9 7/8"h $1000
Back cover 8 1/2"w x 8 3/4"h (add 1/8" bleeds) $1000
Full page insert 8 1/2"w x 11"h $500 (advertiser provides copies)

Email

Advertise in ePerspective, GSBA's electronic monthly newsletter of feature stories and member profiles.  Or choose the eNews, a weekly email promoting GSBA programs and events, community news and civic issues.

  • Sent to 4,000 contacts
  • Average open rate: 30%
  • Average click-thru rate: 18%

 


Email Ad Rates

Placement/Type of Ad: Cost:
Banner ad space - upper
600 pixels w. x 100 pixels h. $75 per wk (2-wk minimum)
Banner ad space - lower
600 pixels w. x 100 pixels h. $50 per wk (2-wk minimum)

GSBA Website Advertising

Website advertising: thegsba.org

  • Average monthly unique visitors: 5000
  • Average monthly pageviews: 36,000

3 sizes to choose from. All are 3-month postings. Maximum of 6 available in each size.

  • 300px w x 140px h: $350
  • 300px w x 250px h: $500
  • 300px w x 600px h: $650

Homepage ad. One size only. 3-month posting. Maximum of 3, industry exclusive advertisers.
300px w x 250px h: $750 (or $1,800 exclusive buyout)

 


Sponsorships

Sponsorship works! Invest your marketing dollars wisely by becoming a GSBA Sponsor. Sponsors will benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations throughout the Puget Sound region. To set up an appointment to discuss how GSBA can best meet your promotional needs, please contact Victoria Odell, Business Development Manager.

 

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