Digital Specs

MEDIUM RECTANGLE
Dimension: 300X250 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 200 KB.
File Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
HTML5: Yes, accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Complete Third Party Tag, Third Party Impression Tag, Third Party Click Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Animation: Limited to one loop not to exceed 15 seconds.
Mobile View: Banner runs on mobile. No further assets required. Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

RECTANGLE BUTTON
Dimension: 300X90 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 80 KB.
File Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
HTML5: Yes, accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Complete Third Party Tag, Third Party
Impression Tag, Third Party Click Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Mobile View: Banner runs on mobile. No further assets required.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

LEADERBOARD
Dimension: 728×90 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 200 KB
File Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
HTML5: Yes, accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Complete Third Party Tag, Third Party
Impression Tag, Third Party Click Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Animation: Limited to one loop not to exceed 15 seconds.
Optional Mobile Dimension: 320×50 Pixels. Mobile Size: 80KB
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

MENU BAR NAVIGATION (MEDIUM RECTANGLE)
Dimension: 300X250 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 200 KB.
File Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
HTML5: Yes, accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Complete Third Party Tag, Third Party
Impression Tag, Third Party Click Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Animation: Limited to one loop not to exceed 15 seconds.
Mobile View: Not available.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

PUSHDOWN (IN-HOUSE)
Assets: Client Supplied.
Collapsed Dimension: 970×66 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 200 KB. Expanded Dimension: 970×418 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 300 KB.
File Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
HTML5: No, not accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Third Party Impression Tag,
Third Party Click Tag.
Click/Tracking Options: Static URL, Third Party Click Tag,
Third Party Impression Tag.
Clickable Areas: Two clickable areas available within expanded view.
Optional Mobile Dimension:Collapsed 320×50 Pixels. Max File Load Size:
100KB. Expanded 320×480 Pixels. Max File Load Size: 200KB.
Optional Video: Include video within expanded view.
Video Formats: MP4 or WEBM.
Required Poster Image: Static graphic placeholder that displays during loading and after video has stopped.
Poster Image Dimension: 720×406 pixels.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

PUSHDOWN (THIRD PARTY)
Collapsed Dimension: 970×66 pixels.
Expanded Dimension: 970×418 pixels.
Max File Load Size: 1 MB.
File Formats: HTML5.
HTML5: Yes, accepted.
Third Party Tags Accepted: Complete Third Party Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Z-index: 999 or below.
Optional Mobile Dimension: Expanded 320×480 Pixels/Retracted 320×50 Pixels.
Max File Load Size: 200KB.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

INTERSTITIAL (IN-HOUSE) Assets:
Client Supplied. Dimension: 640X480 pixels OR 500X500. Max File
Load Size: 300 KB. File Formats: JPEG, GIF.
HTML5: No, not accepted. Third Party Tags Accepted: Yes. Click/
Tracking Options: Static URL, Third Party Click Tag, Third Party
Impression Tag.
URL: Click thru URL required.
Optional Mobile Dimension: 320×480 Pixels. Max File Load Size:
200KB. Animation: Limited to one loop not to exceed 15 seconds.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

IN-BANNER VIDEO
Playback: Autostart.
Audio: User Initiated / Mute on start.
File Formats: MP4/H.264, WebM, VP8.
Acceptable formats requiring conversion: WMV, MOV.
HTML5: No, not accepted.
Recommended Video Length: 15 – 30 sec.
Max File Load Size: 50 MB.
Recommended Video Frame Rate: 24 – 30 FPS.
Recommended Video Aspect Ratio: 16:09.
Click/Tracking Options: Static URL, Third Party Click Tag, Third Party
Impression Tag.
Mobile View: Banner runs on mobile. No further assets required.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

SPONSORED CONTENT MODULE:
Client to supply photo with a minimum dimension of 300×250; headline/title up to 50 characters; copy of up to 140 characters; and a click-thru URL.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.
*If mobile version is not provided this placement is hidden from
smaller viewports and limiting your exposure to only tablet and
desktop viewports.

EMAIL BLASTS
SUPPLIED
Material specifications: HTML file with click through URL(s) with in
line CSS controls (tables only no DIVS) or JPEG (entire image will be
clickable) no larger than 700×1000 and not exceeding 80K.
Requirements: Subject line (what should appear in the subject line of the email). All images should have ALT, height and width parameters. The following are not allowed: CSS shorthand, JavaScript, Flash & no background images.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

CUSTOM EMAIL NEWSLETTER
+ ONLINE FEATURE:
Sponsorship includes the following exclusive branded media placement
(supplied):

  • (2) 300×250 banners ads within Recommend’s newsletter
    File formats: GIF, JPEG, File Size: 50K max.
    Specifications: (Recommend to create content. Images to be supplied by client)
  • 3 content pieces -300-400 words and 800×600 image per piece

Deadline: 10 days prior to launch.

SOCIAL MEDIA MENTION:
Facebook

  • 300 character maximum
  • Image
  • URL

Twitter

  • 140 character maximum
  • Bit Link URL

RECOMMEND WEEKLY
& RECOMMEND SPOTLIGHTS
Banner ads: (728×90, 300×250, 300×90)
File formats: GIF, JPEG, (no Flash files can be used).
Third party served ads: Not Accepted File size: 50K max. Animation:
GIFS accepted. Note: First frame should display intended message,
older email browsers including Outlook, only render the first frame and will not run through entire animation timeline.
Requirements: URL location for click-through.
Deadline: 10 days prior to issue.

Feature Story – Sponsored content in Recommend Weekly and on
recommend.com*: The position includes a 800×600 image for post
online and 300×250 for newsletter (images cannot contain logo or
copy – different images can be used for newsletter and online post)
and 35 words of copy in the newsletter. It may link to the supplier’s direct website or serve as a teaser to a supplied 400-word advertorial on recommend.com.
(JPEG or GIF accepted, maximum file size 60K). Client to also supply
6 word title (max).
Deadline: 10 days prior to issue.

Newsletter Takeover:
(2) 728×90, (1) 300×250 (1) Feature Story – Sponsored content in
Recommend Weekly and on recommend.com*. File formats: GIF,
JPEG, File Size: 50K max.
Deadline: 10 days prior to launch. Sponsored content on
recommend.com must be unique content.

* Sponsored content on Recommend.com must be unique content.
Content published on our site should not exist elsewhere on the
internet including on recommend.com as duplicate content
negatively impacts Google rankings. All advertorials must pass a
duplicate content check by the editorial team before being published
on our website.

If client wants to use content previously published on Recommend.
com, client must agree that we revise the old content with an updated published date and new main image. If content needs to be rewritten by Recommend editors in order to pass a duplicate content check, a fee of $500 will be incurred.

Email materials for all electronic advertising to Daimee Feliz, Ad Traffic Coordinator
daimee@worthit.com, 305-828-0123 x129