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Hooray For Family Print Publication

Hooray for Family is a full color comprehensive monthly publication serving families in the central Texas area.  Parents throughout McLennan and Bell Counties of Texas use Hooray for Family to find out about quality programs, services, activities, events, and more for the entire family. It also provides you, the advertiser, with the most affordable, parent-friendly and thorough marketing you will find anywhere in central Texas.

Each of our advertisers benefits from the following:

  • 15,000 copies of Hooray for Family every month in EACH county (30,000 total) hand-delivered through targeted distribution to 500+ per county (1,000+ total) established and monitored spots each month
  • a coupon feature on our website - free to our advertisers where you can let our readers know about your special offerings
  • an active social media following where we are happy to post for our clients
  • a free community calendar
  • each of our advertisers get their own space here on our website


Hooray For Family is a monthly publication printed two months at a time.

12 monthly issues...only 6 deadlines per year!
This allows us to keep our overhead costs down and pass the savings on to you, our advertiser.
So, please keep in mind that you must advertise in two month increments.

Please submit by the following dates for space reservation, ad changes and editorial submissions:

   Issue    Date
   January & February            December 5th
   March & April    February 5th
   May & June    April 5th
   July & August    June 5th
   September & October    August 5th
   November & December    October 5th


Ad sizes & specs:

  Size   Specs
  1/8 page                2.3" wide x 1.812" tall
  1/4 page   2.3" wide x 3.75" tall (Vertical)
   4.88" wide x 1.812" tall (Horizontal)
  1/2 page   2.3" wide x 7.63" tall (Vertical)
  4.88" wide x 3.75" tall (Horizontal)

  Full Page
(No Bleed)

  4.88" wide x 7.63" tall


Graphic Design Services:

Camera-ready artwork is not required. We would prefer to design a creative, effective ad for your business. The production fee would be between $35 - $50. You may provide us with logos and photographs for your ad. If you require certain fonts in your ad, please send us the font package.



Formats Accepted:

  • PREFERRED - PDF files (press optimized or X-1a), fully CMYK process separated with no spot or PMS colors.  Crops and registration are not required and should not be included. 
    InDesign files with fonts and images included.  Fully CMYK separated with no spot colors.
    JPEG, TIF, EPS, Illustrator (EPS or AI) or Photoshop (PSD) files are also acceptable.
  • Bleed ads should include a 0.25” bleed on all sides. 
  • Resolution of 300 DPI is required.  Larger than 300 DPI is not necessary and is discouraged (due to excessive file size).  Smaller than 300 DPI is not acceptable.
  • All materials must be set for CMYK process separation – no RGB, spot colors or PMS.  This includes placed and/or embedded images within the ad.
  • Reproduction quality reflective art: photos, graphics and logos
  • Digital files may be sent via email or submitted on a CD or other portable storage device.  If you submit a high resolution PDF or EPS file, you must be sure to embed ALL of your fonts or your ad will not print correctly.

We will not accept ads in Microsoft Word (.doc), Microsoft Publisher (.pub) or PowerPoint (.ppt or .pps) formats.


All ads are FULL color and rates are PER MONTH.  Please call us at 254-723-3696 for detailed pricing information so that we can help you choose the size and plan that are most appropriate for your business. 

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