The Beat is published on the first of the month, September through May, and occasionally during the summer.
Ads and other submissions for The Beat are due the Friday following the 2nd Monday of the month.
|September||August 13, 2021|
|October||September 17, 2021|
|November||October 15, 2021|
|December||November 12, 2021|
|January||December 17, 2021|
|February||January 14, 2022|
|March||February 18, 2022|
|April||March 18, 2022|
|May||April 15, 2022|
The Beat provides an events column of announcements of interest to members. Announcements are free and must be 30 words or less. HGB will donate a 1/4 page ad for educational, non-profit events that are of interest to members, if space is available. See the form below to submit an announcement.
All ads must be fiber-related and of interest to members.
Classified ads are free to members or can be purchased by non-members for $5.00 for 25 words or less, and 10¢ for each additional word. Longer classified ads may be submitted as 1/8, 1/4, or 1/2 page display ads, on a space-available basis. All ads with photos must be submitted as display ads.
Display ads must be print-ready and fiber-related. Send display ads to The Beat editor electronically in JPEG or PNG format or as an Adobe PDF file. Arrangements may be made with the editor to provide ads in another format. Display ad rates are as follows:
1/8 page: $10 (2.25" high x 3.5" wide)
1/4 page: $15 (4.75" high x 3.5" wide)
1/2 page: $30 (9.75" high x 3.5" wide or 4.75" high x 7.25" wide)
Discounts are available for advertisers who pay, in advance, for ads in
all 9 issues (September - May) of the Guild's fiscal year.
Contact the editor for the discounted rates.
Payment is by check payable to "HGB". Send ads by email, concurrently with payment, as early as possible, to the editor:
Karen Lord Paris
P.O. Box 18568
Boulder CO, 80308
Contact the editor at the above email for any questions.