Financial Magazine

  • Status: Pending
  • Prize: $160
  • Entries Received: 20
  • Winner: ChiemiDesigns

Contest Brief

Hello! We are a financial advising office that is looking to upgrade our newsletter to a magazine. We work with HIGH NET WORTH clients and want our magazine to reflect this. We have all the content/articles for the magazine but are looking for a template to fill in the content into going forward. I attached all the content in different word documents so that you are able to plug it in for spacing. We know we will have about 4 different sections that we would like color coded (or some way to tell them apart) like most magazines have. We know we want the template to look like a high end magazine with CREATIVE LAYOUTS, 2-PAGE SPREADS, lots of images, creative high end fonts (possibly something to coordinate with the “SA” in our logo for headers, and then something thin for the majority of the text), and please continue our branding and the look and feel from our website ([login to view URL]) throughout. (what we like most about the graphics in our website is the light, airy and open feel of the photos) The magazine will be around 16 pages, included in that is the front and back cover. Below is the outline of the articles we will be having and how many pages approximately to allow for each article, but we are very open to how we can creatively fit these articles together to fit within the 16 pages. I will also attach our team photo that we would like somewhere in there, our style guide with our logo and color codes, (we are wanting a new font for the magazine text) and some samples of magazines we like. We also have a disclosure that we must include at the end of magazine, in small print at the bottom which is in the last page of the style guide. We are excited to see how you can CREATIVELY make our magazine look high end and match our look and feel of our website. Our new tagline is "Retire With Confidence" we need that in our magazine as well!

Magazine Outline
1. “Talk With The Team” (Section Color 1)
a. Table of Contents – 1 page
b. Letter from the Team (similar to a “Note From the Editor”) – 1pg
c. Deadlines/essential dates -1/2 page (dates and events readers should know about)
d. FAQ - 1.5 pages (interview type of article with questions and answers)
2. “Economy Investments”: (Section Color 2)
a. Navigating the Markets – 2 page spread (updates on how the market is doing)
b. House of charts – 1 page (should include a large high resolution chart we will provide)
c. Portfolio at a Glance – 1 page ( Portfolio updates from our preselected financial purchases)
3. “Advanced Planning”: (Section Color 3)
a. Guest Writer – 1 page (This will be a tax professional writing – still waiting on that)
b. Legislative Updates -1 page (Updates on laws affecting financial situations
c. Charitable Planning – 2 page spread (an article explaining ways to donate to charity)
4. “Retirement Lifestyle”: (Section Color 4)
a. 5 things about – 1 page (An article explaining 5 different tips on a specific topic)
b. Must listen podcasts/blog – 1 page (blogs and/or podcasts that we think our clients will find beneficial)
c. Retirement Lifestyle – 1 page (an article that explains some ways to enjoy retirement)

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  • marisaochoa
    marisaochoa
    • 3 weeks ago

    HI, please review #61 and give feedback . Thanks

    • 3 weeks ago
    1. colleenwood
      Contest Holder
      • 3 weeks ago

      Just a logo, we are looking for a 16 page magazine.

      • 3 weeks ago
    2. sarahmuhammad571
      sarahmuhammad571
      • 2 weeks ago

      I can not reach the website.,why?

      • 2 weeks ago
  • EddyOlmos
    EddyOlmos
    • 2 weeks ago

    Hello sir, your website is down and not secure at all as the browser says since the ssl certificate seems to be broken.

    • 2 weeks ago
  • Ansabi1964
    Ansabi1964
    • 2 weeks ago

    #increaseprize #increaseprize

    • 2 weeks ago
  • colleenwood
    Contest Holder
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi all, thank you for your submissions. This is not for a logo. Please read the description to see this is for a 16 page magazine. Thank you.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • kaispeller
    kaispeller
    • 3 weeks ago

    Why is everyone submitting logos? It's for a magazine layout.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • DesignerZ506
    DesignerZ506
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hello! Please check the sample at #53

    • 3 weeks ago
  • kaispeller
    kaispeller
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi,
    I don't see a style guide attached.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • fatemajawhara98
    fatemajawhara98
    • 3 weeks ago

    if you give you this work only one freelancer that will be good i think ... choose one then work with him/her.. thanks

    • 3 weeks ago
  • faitihaa
    faitihaa
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi, I'm interested in this project and I'm ready to start working on it so Inbox me to talk in details and to show you some examples... thanks

    • 3 weeks ago

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