FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Advertising
Online Archive
Back Issues
Bob Boze Bell
Event Sponsorship Opportunities
Newsletter
Online Store
Reseller Program
Subscriptions
True West Maniac Club

Advertising:

Q: I'd like to advertise in True West Magazine. Who do I contact?
A: Please check out our advertising
section to find your regional sales rep.

Q: I'm an advertiser. Where can I find ad specs and how do I submit the ad?
A: Please check out our advertiser
section for all ad specs and production guidelines.

Online Archive:

Q: I'm looking for an article on your website that I know ran in True West, so why can't I find it?
A: Our online articles largely start from 2007 and forward. We do have a few articles available that were published before that year, so you may luck out on your search. We have made a commitment to our readers to archive all of our current material, and we are actively looking for sponsors to help us make our earlier content also available online.

Back Issues:

Q: How can I obtain back issues of True West?
A: If the issues are still available you can purchase 2000-current by visiting our
online store or by calling 888-687-1881. If you are looking for an issue prior to 2000, please contact Larry Walker at 541-536-5227.

Bob Boze Bell:

Q: Does Bob Boze Bell actually work in the Cave Creek office?
A: Yes, he is here every day, working on one of his many deadlines.

Q: I really like Bob Boze Bell's artwork. Does he sell it and if so, how can I find out what's for sale and the price?
A: Yes, Bob does sell his artwork. Some of it can be found in our
online store. Because Bob has so many pieces of art available, it's always tough to put it in our shopping cart. If you have seen a piece of Bob's art that you are interested in knowing more about, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888-687-1881. Please let us know where you saw it and we will be happy to provide you with information on that particular piece.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities:

Q: I'm in charge of coordinating special events that are Western related. Do you sponsor such events with free magazines and subscriptions?
A: Please contact Carole at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with all of your event specifics (when, where, how many to attend) and she will get back to you with details and questions.

General:

Q: I tried to contact someone at True West and never got a response. What shoud I do?
A: We've learned that we cannot rely on one method of communication. Emails get lost in spam, packages don't arrive and phone messages don't reach their intended destination. If you tried contacting us and you have not heard back, please don't give up--try another method. We always appreciate hearing from all of you.

Q: What hours are you open?
A: We are open for business Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm Arizona time. We are closed on all major holidays.

Q: I need to mail something to you. What address should I use?
A: If you are sending something via USPS, please use PO Box 8008, Cave Creek, AZ 85327. If you are using UPS or FedEx, please use 6702 E. Cave Creek Rd. #5, Cave Creek, AZ 85331.

Q: I'm looking for a previously published story. Is there an index to help me find the story?
A: At this time, we do not have an index available to find previously published stories.

Newsletter:

Q: Do you have a newsletter?
A: Yes, we have an online newsletter. You can sign up for it
here.

Q: What kind of things does your newsletter cover?
A: Our newsletter is made up mostly of special offers on our True West merchandise. From time to time Bob Boze Bell will send out a personal note. Other things that are included are occasional trivia questions and prize giveaways.

Q: I signed up for the True West newsletter and now my email address has changed. How can I correct this so I can continue to receive the newsletter?
A: We use a permission based mass email program. Because of this, we are not able to edit your email address on our end. You will need to visit our newsletter
page, submit your new email address and then answer the confirmation email that is sent to you.

Q: I've signed up for the True West newsletter and would like to cancel it. How do I do that?
A: Please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the most recent newsletter you have received.

Online Store:

Q: I've placed an order through the True West online store and need to check the status of the order. What do I do?
A: Contact us by email at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 888-687-1881. Please be sure to have your order number when you call.

Q: I placed an order through the True West online store and just realized I gave the wrong information. How can I get this corrected?
A: Please email
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 888-687-1881 with your order # and the correction that needs to be made.

Reseller Program:

Q: I would like to carry True West Magazine or True West products in my store. Do you have a reseller program?
A: Please contact us at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information regarding our reseller program.

Subscriptions:

Q: I would like to subscribe to True West and have a bill sent to me. Can you do this?
A: Yes. To be billed for a subscription, please contact us at 888-687-1881.

Q: Why did I receive another bill or a renewal notice when I have already paid for my subscription?
A: Your payment and our notice probably crossed each other in the mail. Check the date on the notice to see when it was mailed. If you get another bill or renewal notice, please contact us at 888-687-1881 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll straighten out the problem.

Q: I changed my address already. Why are my magazines still being sent to my old address?
A: When you contact us to change your address, your request is processed immediately. Since magazine mailing labels are prepared in advance, the new address may not take effect for one to two issues. In the meantime, contact your local post office so it can forward mail from your original location to your new one.

Q: Your subscription card has a California address, but I thought your office was in Arizona. Am I right?
A: Yes, our headquarters are located in Cave Creek, AZ. Our subscription fulfillment house is in California.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: You may cancel your subscription at any time by contacting us at
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888-687-1881. You will receive a full refund on all remaining issues.

Q: I received my issue and it was damaged. What do I do?
A: Call us at 888-687-1881 and we will send you a replacement copy. Claims for all damaged issues must be filed within 90 days of the issue date. Otherwise, you can purchase a copy of the issue that was damaged at the cover price plus shipping.

Q: I didn't receive my issue this month? What do I do?
A: Call us at 888-687-1881 and we will send you the copy you missed. Claims for missed issues must be filed within 90 days of the issue date. Otherwise, you can purchase a copy of the issue you missed at the cover price plus shipping.

If the post office alerts us that your magazine is undelierable, we have no further obligation unless we receive a corrected address within two years.

True West Maniac Club:

Q: What is the True West Maniac Club and why should I join it?
A: The True West Maniac Club is an exclusive club for our readers. Being a True West Maniac entitles you to discounts and first time offers on new True West products. Becoming a True West Maniac shows your commitment to preserving the American West. Sign up
today!

Q: What is included in the True West Maniac Membership?
A: By joining the True West Maniac Club, you will receive a 5 year subscription to True West, a signed copy of Bob Boze Bell's Classic Gunfights, Vol. I, an ID card with your own membership number, and a True West Maniac Club decal.

Q: I've misplaced my True West Maniac card. How do I get a replacement and is there a charge?
A: There is a $5 fee to get a replacement Maniac Card. Please contact us at 888-687-1881 so we can get a new card out to you ASAP.

True West Site Guide

Mission

True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!
 

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