General Layout Requirements:
The size of the file should reflect the finished size of your document
Colors should be CMYK or Spot, not RGB. Black & white photos should be set grayscale
Embedded all photos into document no less than 72 ppi and no more than 300 ppi
Artwork that prints to the edge must include a bleed. Bleeds should extend at least 1/8" over egde/cutline.
Fonts need to be embedded, outlined or included in a separate folder (outlined is preferred)
File Type Accepted:
.pdf or .eps -from any native application (Spot or CMYK, but not a combination thereof)
Adobe CS4 or lower (InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop)
.tif or .jpeg -high resolution and flattened.
Microsoft Word or Publisher are acceptable, but not preferred. (Here's Why)