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Advertiser Information

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, GSSEM is publishing biannual editions of our print publication CONNECT Magazine. Additionally, we're offering digital advertising opportunities, which include placements on our website, newsletters, and our new G.I.R.L. Talk blog!

Insertion orders for business listings and advertisements can now be placed online.

Submit an Advertising Insertion Order >>

For the fall/winter edition of CONNECT Magazine 2020/2021

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email Yavonkia Jenkins at

Ad Art Specifications

If your ad art is complete when you fill out the form, you can upload the file at the end of the form before submitting your insertion order. If you'd like to place your insertion order now and submit your ad art later*, please email the file to Yavonkia Jenkins at

* If you email your ad art, the file must be saved/exported as a JPG or PDF.


  • Ad art must be created in Illustrator CS, Photoshop CS, or InDesign CS.
  • File formats accepted are AI, PDF, JPG, EPS, or TIFF.
  • All fonts in a vector graphic (AI, PDF, EPS) must be converted to paths.
  • All strokes and fills in a vector graphic (AI, PDF, EPS) must be expanded.
  • Print color ad art must be created in CMYK mode.
  • WEB ADS: Resolution must be 72 DPI and saved for web.
  • PRINT ADS: Resolution must be 300 DPI and rasterized.

Note: GSSEM cannot make changes to ad art if the file has been flattened.

Payment Deadlines & Information


  • Payment for all CONNECT Magazine 2020/2021 print ad orders must be received by August 27, 2020.
  • Payment for electronic ads is due two weeks prior to the ad start date.
  • If your payment isn't received in time, GSSEM will adjust your ad run dates accordingly or cancel the order if your ad contains time-sensitive information.

Please submit payment for ads by check.

Mail checks to:
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan
c/o Marketing Communications Dept
1333 Brewery Park Blvd
Suite 500
Detroit, MI 48207