Advertise with Connecticut Kids & Family

Connecticut Kids & Family is a comprehensive monthly magazine, website and social media content serving Connecticut families.  Parents throughout the state use Connecticut Kids & Family to find out about quality programs, services, activites, events, and more for the entire family. It also provides you, the advertiser with the most affordable, state-of-the-art, parent-friendly and thorough marketing you will find anywhere in Connecticut. 

Here at Connecticut Kids & Family, we pride ourselves on providing you with several options for advertising to meet your marketing needs as well as your budget requirements.  We are happy to talk with you and design a marketing package to meet your individual needs and budget.  We do not engage in a hard pressure sel.  We have been serving Connecticut for twelve years and we know that what we offer is affordable, reliable and effective.  We like to have a presonal relationship with you as we find that helps us to serve you best, so give us a call, and we can make sure you get the best we have to offer.

However, we also realize that some people prefer just to place their ad and not get too connected.  Our information is all available here for you and you don't even have to talk to us if you prefer not to.  You can download our Rate Sheet and Ad Agreement Form and even pay via PayPal if you prefer.

Choose from:

Complete Marketing Package:

For one affordable price, this inclues your print ad, your ad on our website, exposure through our social media content and through our participation in community events. Contact Us for our Media Guide and full pricing or see Rate Sheet here.  See further details below.


Annual Website Marketing:

For just $325 per year or $200/6 months, you receive your own log in and password and can choose to manage your own page.  Your page includes:

Business Name • Address • Phone • Website Link • Email Address • Business Description (unlimited text) • Photos (up to 10) • Logo • Google Map • Video Links • Coupons • Listed in Unlimited Categories

Click Here to begin your web marketing.

A-la-Carte Menu

Choose from High Visibility Web Advertising, Social Media Posts, and Dedicated e-Newsletter Advertising - contact us for pricing or download our Rate Sheet.

Complete Marketing Package

Each of our advertisers benefits from the following:

  • 20,000 copies of Connecticut Kids & Family hand-delivered through targeted distribution to 1000+ established and monitored spots each month in New Haven, Middlesex, Fairfield and Southern Hartford Counties.

  • a tremendously active website where we average over 25,000 unique visitors a month

  • a coupon feature on our website - free to our advertisers where you can let our readers know about your deals

  • an active FaceBook and Twitter following where we are happy to post for our clients - our virtual reach averages 1.5 MILLION people per month!!

  • email distribution campaigns with parent opt-in email list over 6000 families

  • participation in large and small family-friendly events throughout the state where we distribute Connecticut Kids & Family to parents

  • a free community calendar with priority posting for our advertisers

  • and each of our advertisers gets their own space here on our website with a free link to their site.

Although Connecticut Kids & Family magazine is a monthly publication, we print two months at a time in order to keep our color printing costs affordable for you.  So, please keep in mind that you must advertise in two month increments.  We do have single month pricing for special events only.

TARGETED DISTRIBUTION, 24 HOUR WEB ACCESS & UP-TO-DATE SOCIAL MEDIA IS KEY TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR MARKETING CAMPAIGN

  • Our three-pronged approach of "in print, online, and on the go..." assures you are in front of active buyers month after month.

  • Over 240,000 copies distributed annually to targeted locations throughout New Haven, Middlesex, Fairfield, and Southern Hartford Counties.

  • Our website is bright, comprehensive, easy to navigate and always up to date offering parents timely information day and night.

  • Our Facebook and Twitter posts are FREE to our advertisers and place you where parents are today!

We distribute our directory to:

  • All of our advertisers

  • Pediatricians/OB-GYN offices/Dentists/Clinics

  • Daycare/childcare/learning centers/nursery schools

  • Maternity/infant/children’s retail stores

  • Libraries/Town Halls/Community Centers

  • Area hospitals including maternity wards & new mothers packets

  • Realtors

  • Grocery Stores

  • Corner Markets

  • Restaurants

  • Delis and Take-Outs

Connecticut Kids & Family will bring you new customers because...

  • We are owned and operated by a local mom who knows what families in Connecticut need.

  • We stay on top of technology because that's where moms and dads are these days!

  • Every part of Connecticut Kids & Family is FREE to families so they come back over and over to see what's new.

  • Our print guide is a great size and fits in a purse, a glove box, a diaper bag, brief case...

  • We print on glossy, high quality, thick, magazine paper - not newsprint. It looks good and it feels good.

  • Hand delivered, tracked and accounted for each and every month by the same distribution team for six straight years.

  • Free 24-Hour Web Exposure for all of our print advertisers.  We work hard at our SEO to keep your name out there.

  • Additional High Traffic Web Advertising Options on our home page and index pages.

  • "Keepable" - that's our word!  Maybe we can get it into the Urban Dictionary.  Keepable - an adjective meaning it looks good on the coffee table or kitchen counter, has valuable information, and won't end up in the recycle bin in a day or two! - "Keepable"

    ADVERTISING SPECIFICATIONS

    All Ads are FULL Color, All rates are PER MONTH. Please call us at 203-457-9364 for detailed pricing information so that we can help you choose the size and plan that are most appropriate for your business.Or if you already know that you're ready to move forward, please scroll down to download our Rate Sheet and our Ad Agreement Form.

    PRINT ADS

    SIZE

    AD DIMENSIONS

    Full Page

    4 3/4" wide x 7 1/2"high

    1/2 Page

    4 3/4" wide x 3 3/4 high (H)

    2 1/4" wide x 7 1/2" high (V)

    1/3 page

    4 3/4" wide x 2 1/2 " high (H)

    2 1/4" wide x 5" high (V)

    1/4 page

    4 3/4" wide x 1 3/4" high (H)

    2 1/4" wide x 3 3/4" high (V)

    1/6 page

    2 1/4" wide x 2 1/4" high

     

     

     

     

     

     







    WEB ADS

    SIZE

    AD DIMENSIONS

    Web Ad on Enhanced Web Page

    216 pixels wide by 480 pixels high

    Home Page Banner Ad

    540 pixels wide by 90 pixels high

    Home Page Featured Rotating Tile

    516 pixels wide by 280 pixels high

    Home Page Logo Button

    120 pixels wide by 120 pixels high












    DEADLINE CALENDAR FOR PRINT ISSUES

    12 Monthly Issues...Only 6 Deadlines Per Year!

    Although we’re a monthly magazine, we always print two issues at the same time.  It saves tremendously on set-up costs thereby allowing us to keep our advertising prices very affordable.

    ISSUES

    CLOSING DATES

    February & March

    January 11th

    April & May

    March 11th

    June & July

    May 10th

    August & September

    July 9th

    October & November

    September 9th

    December & January

    November 9th

    PRICING

    Although we print two issues at a time, each issue is a new monthly issue and pricing is per month, not per printing. Please click here for pricing.  We pride ourselves on providing each of our advertisers with a complete marketing package so let's communicate about your needs.

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    • Camera-ready artwork is acceptable if provided in a high resolution PDF digital format with a color proof.  All images and final file must be 300 DPI, CMYK.

    • Corrective work to any digital files will result in a charge.

    • Camera-ready paper ads or scans are not acceptable.

    • We are happy to design an ad for you for a one-time charge of $40.

    Please call or email us with any questions.  We are happy to customize your marketing package for you!

       Ad Agreement Form