Market Yourself

Buyer's Guide

Mailed to over 0 retailers each quarter!

Four times annually, IndieMe™ produces a professional, full-color printed Buyer’s Guide catalog featuring hundreds of juried wholesale artists.

Each issue is direct-mailed to the best mailing list in the industry — our own nurtured mailing list of craft retailers, with over 30,000 copies distributed each time. Because the Buyer’s Guide is a printed catalog, it enables retailers to quickly find artists online at IndieMe™ and plan for in-person artist visits at ACRE™ and other major wholesale shows. For MAXIMUM RESULTS, IndieMe™ encourages artists to participate in as many editions as possible by offering incentive pricing for first-time ads and consecutive renewal ads.

Spring 2016

  • Early Bird January 22
  • Final Deadline and Materials Due February 26
  • Mail Date April 11

Summer 2016

  • Early Bird April 1
  • Final Deadline and Materials Due May 6
  • Mail Date June 13

Fall 2016

  • Early Bird July 8
  • Final Deadline and Materials Due August 5
  • Mail Date September 12

Winter 2017

  • Early Bird September 30
  • Final Deadline and Materials Due October 28
  • Mail Date December 12

Ad Sizes & Pricing

Ad Size Regular Ad Rate First Time Ad Buyer Consecutive Renewal
Ads (Save 10%)
4x Consecutive Ads
/(Save 15%)
Full Page $1795.00 $1256.50 $1615.50 $1525.75
1/2 Page $1195.00 $836.50 $1075.50 $1015.75
1/6 Page $685.00 $479.50 $616.50 $582.25
1/9 Page $495.00 $346.50 $445.50 $420.75

Vertical Marketing Guide

Do you want to reach JUST jewelry stores? Garden shops? Interior designers?

IndieMe™ artist members can now advertise directly to a TARGETED MARKET of NEW RETAILERS that may or may not be familiar with IndieMe™ with our annual Vertical Marketing Guides! These 6”x10.5” booklets mail in PRINT to at least 15,000 retailers each time and are also posted online year-round as a DIGITAL FLIP BOOK. Each issue corresponds with a Buyer’s Guide offering deeply discounted ad rates to participating artists.

Season: Fall 2016

Mailing List: Jewelry stores, boutique retailers, bridal shops & registeries, annoucement   invitation services

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Fall 2016

Final Deadline and Materials Due: August 5

Mail Date: September 24

Season: Winter 2017

Mailing List: Garden shops, outdoor furniture & lawn accessory retailers, florists

Corresponding Buyer's Guide: Winter 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: October 28

Mail Date: December 26

Season: Winter 2017

Mailing List: Museums, resorts, parks, souvenir and gift shops, zoos, gardens, corporate buyers

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Winter 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: October 28

Mail Date: January 1

Season: Winter 2017

Mailing List: Tennis courts, golf courses, marinas, equestrian centers, hunting & fishing stores

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Winter 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: October 28

Mail Date: January 8

Season: Spring 2017

Mailing List: Jewelry stores, accessory shops, boutique retailers

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Spring 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: March 3

Mail Date: April 1

Season: Spring 2017

Mailing List: Pet shops, pet spas, grooming, boarding and training centers, cemeteries   crematories

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Spring 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: March 3

Mail Date: April 8

Season: Summer 2017

Mailing List: Furniture, lighting, framing, home decor, interior design companies, kitchen   houseware retailers

Special Incentive Pricing for Buyer's Guide Participants: Summer 2017

Final Deadline and Materials Due: May 5

Mail Date: July 1

Ad Sizes & Pricing

Ad Size Regular Ad Rate Discounts
Full Page $735.00 $235.00 with the purchase of a full page corresponding Buyer's Guide Ad
$435.00 with the purchase of a half page corresponding Buyer's Guide Ad
1/4 Page $265.00 $99.00 with the purchase of ANY size corresponding Buyer's Guide Ad

Cooperative Advertising

IndieMe's™ co-op ads are an incredibly affordable way for you to advertise both in print and online with top industry trade publications at a fraction of the normal cost! And, when you participate in the same season's Buyer’s Guide, we’ll take an extra $20 OFF these already low rates!

To view current openings, log in to your account or apply now!

Online Advertising

Premiere Ad

A rotation of 3 product images from your web page appearing on the right hand side of ALL buyer search engine results pages.

$139 per Featured Item

Per 90-day rotation

Featured Item

You may feature any one item (185 x 185 pixels) from your web page to display on our Buyer Homepage for 7 days, and run in our Weekly Update e-newsletter sent to thousands of retailers each Tuesday.

$15.00 per Featured Item

Limit 1 Featured Item Every 2 Weeks