You can book your ad in TOI Mumbai upto a day in advance of the printing. The deadline for making payment and submission of ad is 5pm. However, in special cases we can help you with extended deadline.
To book your ad in Times of India Mumbai there are 3 possible methods:
1. Book online by selecting your media type and making the payment online
2. Mailing us your requirement at Help@TheMediaAnt.com
3. Calling us at 080674-15510 between Monday and Friday. Our working hours are 9am to 6pm. Kindly note that Times of India booking offices are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays.
About Times of India Newspaper
Times of India founded in 1838 is a leading daily English Newspaper of India with a circulation of 3,057,678 as per ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulation) Dec 2015 report. Times of India is a General News category Newspaper and has sections on Politics, Sports, Technology, Entertainment, Education, Business and Technology. Few of the famous sections of Times of India are “Jugular Vein”, a cartoon section by Jug Suriya, Swaminomincs by SwaminathanAiyar. Times of India was famous for its section, “The Common Man” by R K Laxman.
Steps in Execution
Step 1: Select Variables: Media Option, Ad Position, Number of Insertions and Campaign Date.
In case you need any help with planning, please write tohelp@TheMediaAnt.com
Sample Variable Selections
Page 1/ Last Page/ Any Page/ Pointer Ad
Number of Insertions
1/ 2/ 3
Size of the ad
Half page/ Quarter page/ 240 sq cm
Date of Insertions
1st Jan/ 2nd Jan/ 3rd Jan
Step 2: Email the filled table to help@TheMediaAnt.com or Create Package online at The Media Ant.
Step 3: We will check the ad space availability and prevailing discount at the time of booking.
Step 4: Upon confirmation of availability from our end, you need to submit the artwork and make the payment.
How do I know my ad has been placed?
Once the ad is printed we will share the soft copy of the newspaper within 2 working days and hard copy within 15 working days from the date of execution.
Guidelines for Artwork Creation
PDF format should be PDF/X1a
All images/graphics should be in High Resolution
All images/graphics must be saved in CMYK color space
What is the difference between circulation and readership in Newspaper ?
Newspaper circulation is number of copies printed whereas Readership is number of people who read it. So a single Newspaper in a household is read by the entire family.
Unless specific data is available, one can assume readership of a Newspaper to be 3 times that of its circulation.
I am about to confirm my ad in a Newspaper. What all I should be aware of at this stage?
Publication reserves the right to put multiple jackets,flaps/any other competitors ad on the same or facing page
Shared rate might change after the ad is submitted as Newspapers operate brand specific and category specific rates
Your ad might not get published even after the booking. This happens when two or more ads fight for the same space. The bigger size ad is given preference in these cases. You will be informed in advance of any such conflict and alternate options would be offered. You can also choose to cancel the ad at no fee