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HGG Media Kit 2016

Home & Garden Guide - Media Kit


Summertime is just around the corner...and it’s the perfect time to remind readers why YMM is the place for their home and garden. Contact us now to book your advertising space in our third annual special Home & Garden Guide. Don’t delay though, as space is limited and it's sure to sell out!

Krista Balsom

For advertising rates, call 780-972-4757 or email

Advertising Spaces

Advertising spaces
  • Back cover: 8" wide x 10" high, plus 0.25” bleeds on all sides.
  • Inside front/back cover: 8" wide x 10" high, plus 0.25” bleeds on all sides.
  • Full page/full bleed: 8" wide x 10" high, plus 0.25” bleeds on all sides.
  • Half page horizontal: 7.5" wide x 4.75" high.
  • Half page tall: 3.75" wide x 9.5" high.
  • Third page horizontal: 7.5" wide x 3.125" high.
  • Third page tall: 2.5" wide x 9.25" high.
  • Sixth Page: 3.75" wide x 3.125" high.
Home & Garden Guide specifications
  • Finished size: 8” x 10”, self-cover.
  • Binding: Saddle-stitched.
  • Printing: Offset Litho.
  • Design software: Adobe Creative Suite 6 (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) on Mac platform.
  • Safety Margins: For bleed pages and spreads, keep important text and imagery within .375” from edges of ad. (.25” from trim).
  • Bleeds: For bleed pages please add .25” on all sides.
  • Minimum type size: 6-point type (for black text on a light background) and 8-point type for white or knockout text.
Advertising rates & specifications

For more information on our our current advertising rates and insertion order contract, please phone 780-972-4757 or email

*Please note that all prices are subject to change.
*Exclusivity deals may be negotiated.
*All ads are full colour

Premium Advertisements Price (+GST)
Back cover Contact
Inside front, or inside back cover Contact
Page 1 Contact
Full-Page Contact
Half-Page Contact
Third-Page Contact
One-Sixth Page Contact
Coupons at 50% off with ad purchase Price (+GST)
Coupons (includes cost of design) Contact


Ad design services

Have your advertisement developed by marketing professionals with the help of an expert graphic designer, working closely with you to identify your specific needs at a cost of $175. The completed advertisment will be yours to keep and use for other advertising purposes outside of YMM.


All submitted artwork must be in digital format. For best results, please provide artwork as high resolution PDF. Low resolution ads will not reproduce with the best results. We are not responsible for detecting poor resolution ads, but will do our best, but accept no responsibility if they are submitted at low resolution. If we do have a concern with an ad, we will contact the advertiser and suggest that the ad be re-supplied or re-built at the advertiser’s cost.


All images must be in CMYK (process) colour. TIFF or EPS files must be 300 dpi. All required image trapping should be included in the files when submitted.

More about the 2016 YMM Home & Garden Guide

Five thousand copies of the 2016 YMM Home & Garden Guide will be distributed through local vendors and featured in various high traffic locations. Please ask for a full listing of confirmed vendors.

2016 YMM Home & Garden Guide online

A digital version and downloadable coupons will also be featured at, as well as on Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets. Through innovative shareability technology, readers will send their favourite holiday ideas around the world at the click of a button!


To view the insertion order & advertising contract, or if you would like to download a PDF version of our media kit, please use the link below:

Download our Media Kit