Summit Professional Networks

Connect your content with our website audience in the context of the editorial user experience. Native Advertising includes multi-platform content placements in the flow of our editorial stories. The result is higher visibility and engagement for your thought leadership content.

Specifications
Accepted Formats

* Subject to Native Content Guidelines and approval

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Deliverable - Article/Blog Post


Details
  • Article Title (HED & DEK): Maximum of 100 characters
  • Article/Blog Copy: 500 - 1,000 words (article), 300 - 1,000 words (blog)
  • Article Artwork w/ proof of license and photo credit: 600x338 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Author Info*: Include name, title, company, and email address. Include professional designations if applicable
  • Author Headshot (ThinkAdvisor only): 100x100 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Logo: 88x31 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Leaderboards (top and bottom): 728x90 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Medium Rectangles (top and bottom): 300x250 pixels (see below for specs)
  • End-of-article (optional): Call to action copy (maximum 50 characters, including spaces) and URL.

*If attributing to an individual; otherwise Sponsor Company Name will be listed as Author.

Deliverable - Video


Details
  • Video Title (HED & DEK): Maximum of 100 characters
  • Video File:
    • Format - .mp4, .mpeg, .mov, .flv, .avi, .m4v
    • Minimum width - 640px
    • Encoding - H264 codec is recommended
  • Screen Capture from video for display: 600x338 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Logo: 88x31 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Leaderboards (top and bottom): 728x90 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Medium Rectangles (top and bottom): 300x250 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Resource link (optional): Call to action copy (maximum 50 characters, including spaces) and URL. Appears below video player.

Deliverable - Infographic


Details
  • Infographic Title (HED & DEK): Maximum of 100 characters
  • Infographic Graphic File (full size):
    • Format - .jpg or .png
    • 600 - 1000px width
    • Portrait orientation
    • Proof of data ownership and design credit
  • Screen Capture of Infographic for display (small): 600x338 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Sponsor Logo: 88x31 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Leaderboards (top and bottom): 728x90 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Medium Rectangles (top and bottom): 300x250 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Resource link (optional): Call to action copy (maximum 50 characters, including spaces) and URL.

Deliverable - Podcasts


Details
  • Podcast Title (HED & DEK): Maximum of 100 characters
  • Podcast File:
    • Format - .mp3
  • Transcript*: Text-based transcript of podcast (Word document preferred)
  • Main Image (accompanies story): 600x338 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Sponsor Logo: 88x31 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Leaderboards (top and bottom): 728x90 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Medium Rectangles (top and bottom): 300x250 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Resource link (optional): Call to action copy (maximum 50 characters, including spaces) and URL. Appears below podcast player.

*If no transcript is available, Summit will execute for client. Additional turnaround time and/or cost may apply.

Deliverable - Custom Content


Details
  • Article Title (HED & DEK) , copy and suggested art images: To be provided by Summit
  • Supporting documents or assets provided by Sponsor: Any relevant documentation (i.e. Whitepapers, Case Studies, Product or Marketing Material) that will provide our writer background and data needed to develop your article.
  • Author Info* (Ghost Written/Optional): This is the executive or company representative we are ghost writing on behalf of. Summit will need name, title, company and email address
  • Author Headshot (Ghost Written): THINKADVISOR ONLY: 100x100 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Sponsor Logo: 88x31 pixels, .jpg or .png
  • Leaderboards (top and bottom): 728x90 pixels (see below for specs)
  • Medium Rectangles (top and bottom): 300x250 pixels (see below for specs)

*If attributing to an individual; otherwise Sponsor Company Name will be listed as Author.

FOR ALL FORMATS

Online Advertising Positions & Specs

  • 728 x 90 pixels – (Leaderboard)
  • 300 x 250 pixels – (Medium Rectangle)

Maximum File Size (Static or Rich Media ad)

  • 728 x 90 pixels – 35K
  • 300 x 250 pixels – 35K

File Formats

  • FLASH (.SWF)
  • GIF
  • JPG
  • HTML

Flash Ad Requirements
.SWF file must be published as Flash 10 or below.

Rich Media File Requirements

  • Backup .gifs must be submitted
  • 15 seconds max animation length
  • Maximum of 3 loops (animation must stop after the 3rd loop)
  • Frame rate must be no more than 18fps
  • Initial file size must not exceed 35k
  • Audio must be user initiated (On click)
  • All animation/audio must contain Play/Stop controls
  • Expandable ads must include a Closing “X” button
  • The top-most layer must be a transparent button layer containing a clickTAG variable.