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What’s Included

Distribution
Your ad appears in copies distributed exclusively to paid subscribers in the local markets you’ve selected. Paid subscribers represent 84.64% of this magazine's total readership (newsstand copies not included).
Proof of Performance
You will receive 2 checking copies in the mail upon publication. Additional copies are available for purchase.
Plus...
You will receive an “as advertised in” display sign with your first placement.

About Cosmopolitan

Known for pushing the boundaries and infusing fun into every issue, Cosmo covers everything their readers care about – fashion, beauty, work, relationships, women’s health and pop culture. The magazine's tagline describes their audience best : “fun, fearless, females!"

Readership

  • Age 35
  • Female 87%
  • Male 13%
  • Med. Household income $56,995

Editorial Calendar

  • January

    The Body Issue
    On Sale Date: 12/11/2018

    Cosmo kicks off the year with head-to-toe body content, empowering fearless readers to foster a positive relationship with themselves from the inside out.

  • February

    Love & Dating
    On Sale Date: 1/15/2019

    From date night to self-care Sunday, Comso has her covered with inspiring and actionable content that will spark love for herself, her friends, and her SO.

  • March

    Fierce Femmes
    On Sale Date: 2/12/2019

    Celebrating female strength and power by spotlighting the Fiercest Femmes! Plus, Cosmo is serving up fierce beauty, style and kicka** lifestyle inspo!

  • April

    'Bash'elorettes
    On Sale Date: 3/12/2019

    Cosmo, like always, has her back--and now they've got her Bach too! They're here to do the dirty work to help fun, fearless brides-to-be (and their besties!) throw the best 'bash'elorette ever!

  • May

    Pre-Game #Glamming
    On Sale Date: 4/16/2019

    Load the playlists and stock the beauty cabinets because Cosmo and Glamsquad are crashing her next pregame--turning it into the ultimate pre-glam sesh because, let's face it, the pre-game is the party!

  • June

    Project Fun
    On Sale Date: 5/14/2019

    Cosmo is doubling down on their FUN fearless heritage to bring back the joy and give readers the insights, inspo--and permission!--to let their hair down, live in the moment, and be #FREETOHAVEFUN! (PLUS! Skin Awards.)

  • July

    Coming Soon!

    Cosmo's editorial calendar for the second half of 2019 is in the works! Check back soon for updates.

  • August

  • September

  • October

  • November

  • December

Ad Placement

Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement over the past 12 months.

mag position
71%
front cover
Average ad position
71%
back cover

Sample Issue

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Ad Specs

  • Bleed 9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area 6.875" x 10"%
  • Resolution 300%

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Market

Available Markets

Alabama

Mobile / Montgomery
Circ

20,620

Readers

116,915

Price

$2,960

Northern Alabama
Circ

30,730

Readers

174,239

Price

$3,790

Arizona

Southern Arizona
Circ

42,800

Readers

242,676

Price

$4,820

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

24,930

Readers

141,353

Price

$3,340

California

Long Beach / San Fernando
Circ

33,820

Readers

191,759

Price

$4,050

Los Angeles
Circ

29,730

Readers

168,569

Price

$3,760

Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Circ

24,670

Readers

139,879

Price

$3,820

Orange County
Circ

21,130

Readers

119,807

Price

$3,000

Sacramento
Circ

16,750

Readers

94,973

Price

$2,730

San Diego
Circ

22,260

Readers

126,214

Price

$3,100

San Francisco City
Circ

10,370

Readers

58,798

Price

$1,920

San Jose
Circ

12,700

Readers

72,009

Price

$2,350

Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ

19,970

Readers

113,230

Price

$3,040

Connecticut

Fairfield
Circ

6,170

Readers

34,984

Price

$1,450

Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ

22,310

Readers

126,498

Price

$3,110

District Of Columbia

Washington DC / Arlington
Circ

20,740

Readers

117,596

Price

$2,970

Florida

Central & Southwest Florida
Circ

38,120

Readers

216,140

Price

$4,420

Florida Panhandle
Circ

11,460

Readers

64,978

Price

$2,120

Ft. Lauderdale
Circ

18,400

Readers

104,328

Price

$2,890

Jacksonville
Circ

23,620

Readers

133,925

Price

$3,220

Miami
Circ

13,250

Readers

75,128

Price

$2,220

Orlando
Circ

24,870

Readers

141,013

Price

$3,330

Palm Beach
Circ

13,620

Readers

77,225

Price

$2,280

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

50,210

Readers

284,691

Price

$5,160

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

7,820

Readers

44,339

Price

$1,580

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

23,350

Readers

132,395

Price

$3,200

Chicago North / Chicago West
Circ

23,380

Readers

132,565

Price

$3,200

Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Circ

21,280

Readers

120,658

Price

$3,020

Indiana

Indianapolis
Circ

16,670

Readers

94,519

Price

$2,730

Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

23,080

Readers

130,864

Price

$3,170

Kansas

Kansas City
Circ

12,070

Readers

68,437

Price

$2,230

Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Circ

21,640

Readers

122,699

Price

$3,050

Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ

26,130

Readers

148,157

Price

$3,440

Maine

Maine
Circ

11,010

Readers

62,427

Price

$2,030

Maryland

Baltimore
Circ

23,540

Readers

133,472

Price

$3,210

Suburban Maryland
Circ

15,780

Readers

89,473

Price

$2,640

Massachusetts

Boston City
Circ

16,820

Readers

95,369

Price

$2,740

Boston North
Circ

8,670

Readers

49,159

Price

$1,750

Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Circ

10,410

Readers

59,025

Price

$1,930

Western & Central Massachusetts
Circ

12,600

Readers

71,442

Price

$2,330

Michigan

Ann Arbor
Circ

14,850

Readers

84,200

Price

$2,480

Detroit
Circ

30,800

Readers

174,636

Price

$4,660

Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Circ

29,940

Readers

169,760

Price

$3,780

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

11,880

Readers

67,360

Price

$2,190

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

24,640

Readers

139,709

Price

$3,310

Missouri

Kansas City
Circ

12,070

Readers

68,437

Price

$2,230

St. Louis
Circ

18,600

Readers

105,462

Price

$2,910

Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

23,080

Readers

130,864

Price

$3,170

Nevada

Nevada
Circ

22,410

Readers

127,065

Price

$3,110

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,770

Readers

83,746

Price

$2,470

New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ

29,920

Readers

169,646

Price

$3,780

Morris / Warren / Somerset
Circ

11,740

Readers

66,566

Price

$2,170

Northern New Jersey
Circ

27,770

Readers

157,456

Price

$3,590

New Mexico

New Mexico
Circ

16,870

Readers

95,653

Price

$2,750

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

9,770

Readers

55,396

Price

$1,980

Capital District / Albany
Circ

7,700

Readers

43,659

Price

$1,560

Long Island
Circ

21,120

Readers

119,750

Price

$3,000

Mid Hudson Valley
Circ

7,830

Readers

44,396

Price

$1,580

New York City
Circ

53,250

Readers

301,928

Price

$5,400

Westchester
Circ

6,280

Readers

35,608

Price

$1,450

North Carolina

Asheville / Hickory
Circ

12,390

Readers

70,251

Price

$2,290

Charlotte
Circ

21,740

Readers

123,266

Price

$3,060

Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Circ

18,490

Readers

104,838

Price

$3,090

Northeast North Carolina
Circ

23,590

Readers

133,755

Price

$3,220

North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

10,080

Readers

57,154

Price

$1,870

Ohio

Cincinnati / Dayton
Circ

26,510

Readers

150,312

Price

$3,480

Columbus
Circ

15,350

Readers

87,035

Price

$2,570

Northeast Ohio
Circ

28,140

Readers

159,554

Price

$3,620

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ

28,520

Readers

161,708

Price

$3,650

Oregon

Portland
Circ

13,530

Readers

76,715

Price

$2,260

Pennsylvania

Chester & Bucks Counties
Circ

8,490

Readers

48,138

Price

$1,720

Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Circ

14,250

Readers

80,798

Price

$2,380

Philadelphia
Circ

23,700

Readers

134,379

Price

$3,230

Pittsburgh
Circ

20,810

Readers

117,993

Price

$2,970

Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Circ

9,630

Readers

54,602

Price

$1,940

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

43,800

Readers

248,346

Price

$4,910

South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

10,080

Readers

57,154

Price

$1,870

Tennessee

Central Tennessee / Bowling Green
Circ

25,120

Readers

142,430

Price

$3,350

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

27,510

Readers

155,982

Price

$3,560

Greater Memphis
Circ

20,030

Readers

113,570

Price

$2,910

Texas

Austin
Circ

15,300

Readers

86,751

Price

$2,560

Dallas
Circ

37,510

Readers

212,682

Price

$4,370

Fort Worth
Circ

24,900

Readers

141,183

Price

$3,330

Houston
Circ

53,450

Readers

303,062

Price

$5,420

San Antonio
Circ

26,520

Readers

150,368

Price

$3,480

Utah

Salt Lake City
Circ

17,280

Readers

97,978

Price

$2,780

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,770

Readers

83,746

Price

$2,470

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

35,940

Readers

203,780

Price

$4,230

Washington

Central & Eastern Washington
Circ

10,330

Readers

58,571

Price

$1,910

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

19,540

Readers

110,792

Price

$3,000

Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Circ

11,730

Readers

66,509

Price

$2,160