Ad Specs and Submissions

Specifications for All Other Digital Products

Includes specifications for online Posters, Protocols, App Notes, Webinars, Videos of the Month, White Papers, and Surveys.

POSTER HALL

Color mode: RGB
Resolution: 300 DPI or higher
Format: PDF, TIFF or EPS
Fonts must be embedded or converted to outlines

Size: 14.5″ x 10.125″

Also required:

  • Company name (under which poster should be published)
  • 175 word abstract for website entry submitted in MS Word or other text program
  • 75 word condensed abstract for newsletter entry submitted in MS Word or other text program

DIGITAL PROTOCOLS, ONLINE-ONLY APP NOTES, AND WHITE PAPERS

Color mode: RGB
Resolution: 300 DPI or higher
Format: PDF, TIFF or EPS
Fonts must be embedded or converted to outlines

Size: 8.5″ x 11″

Also required:

  • Company name (under which item should be published under)
  • 175 word abstract for website entry submitted in MS Word or other text program
  • 75 word condensed abstract for newsletter entry submitted in MS Word or other text program

VIDEO OF THE MONTH

  • In addition to the audio/video file, please provide up to an 8 word title,  a 20 word homepage description, a 75 word newsletter description, and the company name under which the video should be published.
Audio Formats Extension Details
MP3 .mp3 MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 format required

 

Video Formats Extension Details
MPG .mpg MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 format required
MP4 .mp4 Acceptable video format
Apple QuickTime .mov Acceptable video format
Miccrosoft Audio/Video Interlaced .avi Acceptable video format

For Video Files

If submitting video, the following specifications are a guideline for authors/contributors

  • Frame rate: 15 frames per second minimum
  • NTSC (4:3) size and frame rate, de-interlaced
  • Video Codec: MPEG2 or MPEG4 (MPEG4 preferred)
  • Video Bit rate: at least 260 kbps (750 kbps preferred)
  • Resolution: 492×276 recommended
  • Time: no more than 5 minutes

If the software used for the creation of your video cannot deliver one of the above formats, then please save them in one of the accepted formats. Any alternative format supplied may be subject to conversion (if technically possible) prior to online publication.

WEBINARS

High Resolution Client Logo (300 dpi) – .eps file preferred

Note: Your sales rep and a BioTechniques editor will work with you to determine other requirements as we develop the content and promotional portions of the webinar.

THIRD PARTY SURVEYS

List Selects

Your sales rep will provide you with demographic and list targeting options.

General Guidelines for Submitting Survey Questions

  • Materials due 10-days prior to launch date.
  • Up to 10 Questions­­­­
  • Indicate if more than 1 answer choice is allowed
  • Distribution date
  • Seed addresses
  • Name, email address, and phone number of contact authorized to approve distribution

Biotechniques is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726