GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059


Advertising in Tips & Trips

There are two forms of advertising in Tips and Trips The Georgia Mineral Society bulletin, "Tips and Trips", accepts advertising in two different forms: Give/Sell/Swap and Paid Advertising.


Members only may submit Give/Sell/Swap listings at no cost. Listings must be:
  • hobby related (geology, rock, mineral, fossil, lapidary)
  • non-commercial only
  • maximum of 40 words
  • submitted by the 10th of the month, though submissions as late as the 15th of the month might make it into the newsletter
  • a picture may be submitted to accompany the listing, but it may or may not appear depending on available space for the listing(s)
  • if you want the listing to run in subsequent newsletters, it must be re-submitted for each newsletter desired
IMPORTANT:To the extent permitted by law, (1) we make no promise as to the GMS Member Give/Sell/Swap corner, its completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, propriety, security or reliability; (2) your access and use are at your own risk, and GMS Member Give/Sell/Swap corner is provided "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE"; (3) we are not liable for any harm resulting from (a) user content; (b) user conduct, e.g. illegal conduct; (c) your GMS Member Give/Sell/Swap corner use; or (d) our representations; (4) WE AND OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES & CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT; (5) GMS IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS (E.G. OF PROFIT, REVENUE, DATA, OR GOODWILL).

Paid Advertising

Members and non-members may purchase advertising space in Tips and Trips. Rates for sizes ranging from a business card size ad to a full page ad are as follows:
  • One-quarter column, approximately 2" x 3.5", for $15/month
  • One-half column, approximately 4" x 3.5", for $30/month
  • Three-quarter column, approximately 6" x 3.5", for $45/month
  • Full column, approximately 8" x 3.5", for $60/month
  • Full page, approximately 8" x 7", for $120/month
The editor must have your advertisement, in hand, by the 10th of the month preceding the actual month that it will appear in Tips and Trips, and payment (a check is fine) must be submitted with the ad. You can e-mail the editor your ad at and U.S. mail your payment or both to:

Newsletter Editor

4138 Steve Reynolds Blvd.
Norcross, GA. 30093-3059

All information due by the 10th of the month
prior to the month you wish it to appear!

"I saw a subliminal advertising executive,
but only for a second" - Stephen Wright

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