Frequently Asked Questions for SMI Digital
All You Need to Know about the Digital Version of Sales + Marketing Ideas Magazine

 

  1. What is SMI Digital?
  2. Can I view an example of SMI Digital?
  3. Do I need to have special software to view the publication?
  4. How will I receive SMI Digital?
  5. How can I create an ad for the digital version of SMI magazine?
  6. What are the benefits of advertising in SMI Digital?
  7. How can I opt out of receiving the SMI Digital email?

 

1. What is SMI Digital?

SMI Digital is a digitized PDF version of Sales + Marketing Ideas magazine. It's the same high-quality publication delivered directly to your inbox in an enhanced, interactive format. You can use the cursor to flip pages, zoom in and out, email authors and advertisers, go directly to featured websites and so much more.

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2. Can I view an example of SMI Digital?

Yes, you can view past issues of SMI Digital.

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3. Do I need to have special software to view the publication?

Yes, you will need to download the free Flash player to view SMI Digital.

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4. How will I receive SMI Digital?

A link to the digital version of Sales + Marketing Ideas magazine will be delivered to you via email so it's important that we have your correct email address. Send it to us at nsmc@nahb.org. You can also access SMI Digital on the Sales + Marketing Ideas magazine Web page.

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5. How can I create an ad for the digital version of SMI magazine?

Creating an ad for SMI Digital is almost the same as it is for the print magazine except now you have the option to include interactive features such as video and links. The ad specs for SMI Digital are below.

Ad Sizes

Full Page: 7.875”w x 10.5”h

Half Page Horizontal: 7.5”w x 4.75”h

Half Page Vertical: 3.625”w x 10”h

Quarter Page: 3.625”w x 4.75”h

 

Resolution

Artwork must be 300 – 600 dpi

 

Acceptable Video Formats

SWF (less than 700KB)

FLV, AVI, MPG, MOV, WMV, MPG (less than 25MB)

You can also host your video on YouTube and send us the link and embed code.

 

For great information on producing top-quality digital ads, check out the Digital Advertising Checklist. For more information or to advertise in SMI Digital, contact Andrew Flank at 202-266-8059.

 

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6. What are the benefits of advertising in SMI Digital?

In addition to traditional full-, half- and quarter-page ads, advertisers now have several options to enhance their ads with video and direct links to points-of-sale, websites, blogs and social media. Also, advertisers will have the ability to gather information about reader behavior. Contact Andrew Flank for additional information on these and other benefits.

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7. How can I opt out of receiving the SMI Digital email?

We understand that email inboxes can get out of control. This is why we've created a form to allow you to opt out of receiving  SMI Digital via email. Once completed, you will stop receiving notification when a new digital issue has been published. 

 

You can always view the digital issues by going to www.smimagazine.com.

 

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