The Livingston Business Journal: Distribution

Monthly Press Run: 7,000 copies

Over 300 businesses and governmental offices in Livingston Parish and the surrounding area.

Retail Advertising Rates

Preferred Positions

12x 6x
Back Cover 955 1060
Inside Front Cover 920 1010
Page 3 860 935
Inside Back Cover 815 895
Double Truck 1040 1155

Annual Contract Rates Per Month

12x 8x 6x 4x 1x
Full Page 675 730 790 830 890
3/4 Page 560 610 650 695 740
1/2 Page 415 455 500 535 580
1/3 Page 290 325 360 400 435
1/4 Page 245 285 320 350 390
Bus. Opp. 130 140 160 185 210
Directory 85 100 115 130 150

*12X INCENTIVE: With each 12X annual contract, receive two upgrades to the next size ad during the 12-month contract, at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.

Ad Design

All ad design is at no additional charge. All ads are full color at no additional charge.


Besides being an effective resource for advertising, the Journal is also a tool for businesses to keep their names in front of the business community and general public. Local businesses are encouraged to submit the following types of information for inclusion in the Journal: Notice of upcoming events; news of new/ promoted employee; your business’ award or other special recognition; etc. Send your news, with a photo if available, for publication at NO CHARGE.

Business Profile

Business profile $600 (1 page)

Business profile $1200 (2 pages)

Business profile $2000 (4 pages)


• Attractive framed copy for your business or office

Camera Ready Specifications

All camera ready ads should be submitted as PDFs or JPEGs with a DPI resolution of at least 250 dpi and as CMYK. No 4-color black type allowed. For any more questions on submission please call 225-773-6600 or email

AD Sizes

Full Page 8.2 in x 10.9 in
3/4 page 5.5 in x 9.1 in
1/2 page (h) 8.3 in x 5.35 in
1/2 page (v) 5.5 in x 7.125 in
1/3 Page 5 in x 5 in
1/4 page (h) 5.5 in x 4.3 in
1/4 page (v) 4.1 in x 5.3 in
Bus Opp 4 in x 4 in
Directory (h) 4 in x 2.5 in
Directory (v) 2.5 in x 4 in


a. Accounts are to be paid in full within 30 days of invoice date.

b. ACH drafts or credit card payments are the preferred methods of payment. Cash and checks are also accepted. All checks should be made payable to Inspired Media.

c. If full payment is not received within 90 days, advertiser’s previously authorized ACH account or credit card will be drafted/charged.

d. A $25 late fee will be charged for all NSF checks.

e. A 2 percent late fee will be charged for each 30-day period a payment is past due beyond invoice date.

f. The advertiser agrees to pay all attorney fees if it becomes necessary to place an outstanding account with an attorney for collection.


a. All recognized advertising agencies, pre-approved by the publisher, are eligible for a 15 percent agency commission if the advertisement is delivered camera ready by the appropriate deadline and no changes are necessary to the advertisement. Adjustments are at the publisher’s discretion.

b. If the representing agency does not provide full payment for the advertisement within 30 days of the invoice date, a 5 percent late fee will be charged to the agency.

A 5 percent late fee will be charged for each additional 30-day period a payment is past due from the invoice date.

General Advertising Policies

a. The publisher reserves the right to refuse any advertisement.

b. Special or specific position cannot be guaranteed beyond the preferred positions outlined in the rate card. Every attempt will be made to accommodate requests.

c. All retail advertising rates are subject to change at any time. Current contracts will be exempt from rate increases for the remainder of the contract.

d. Errors in advertisements must be reported within 10 days of publication and credit will be given on the first insertion only of a multiple insertion ad.

e. Credit will be given for errors that occur in an advertisement at the publisher’s discretion up to the full value of the advertisement.

f. Livingston Business Journal shall not be liable for any damages for failure to publish an advertisement or for errors that may occur in an advertisement.

How Can Inspired Media Help You?

Besides being an effective resource for advertising, our Journals are also a tool for local businesses to keep their names in front of the business community and general public.

Our magazines have several different features that businesses can utilize for their benefit:

  • Cover Story
  • Business Profile, Spotlight & Update
  • Community & Business Events
  • Business News Items
  • Professional Columns
  • and more . . .

Business Briefs – Having a business event, fundraiser, special promotion?

Newsmakers – Has someone in business or the community been honored with an award or promoted or achieved something notable?

Have You Heard – Are you opening a new business, moving, expanding, adding services or making a notable change to your business?

Columns – Professionals from the community share their expertise and knowledge.

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