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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

    Stay tuned! The Cosmopolitan 2020 editorial schedule is coming soon—we'll post it the moment we get it from the publisher.
    On Sale Date: 12/3/2019
  • February

    On Sale Date: 1/14/2020
  • March

    On Sale Date: 2/11/2020
  • April

    On Sale Date: 3/10/2020
  • May

    On Sale Date: 4/7/2020
  • June

    On Sale Date: 5/12/2020
  • July / August

    On Sale Date: 6/16/2020
  • September

    On Sale Date: 8/11/2020
  • October

    On Sale Date: 9/15/2020
  • November

    On Sale Date: 10/13/2020
  • December / January 2021

    On Sale Date: 11/24/2020

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 300dpi

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Market

Available Markets

Canada

Canada
Circ

6,350

Readers

36,005

Price

$1,850

Alabama

Mobile / Montgomery
Circ

19,650

Readers

111,416

Price

$2,880

Northern Alabama
Circ

29,550

Readers

167,549

Price

$3,710

Arizona

Southern Arizona
Circ

36,140

Readers

204,914

Price

$4,250

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

24,370

Readers

138,178

Price

$3,290

California

Long Beach / San Fernando
Circ

26,540

Readers

150,482

Price

$3,480

Los Angeles
Circ

22,980

Readers

130,297

Price

$3,160

Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Circ

21,960

Readers

124,513

Price

$3,070

Orange County
Circ

16,760

Readers

95,029

Price

$2,730

Sacramento
Circ

14,880

Readers

84,370

Price

$2,490

San Diego
Circ

17,450

Readers

98,942

Price

$2,800

San Francisco City
Circ

8,820

Readers

50,009

Price

$1,850

San Jose
Circ

10,800

Readers

61,236

Price

$2,000

Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ

16,000

Readers

90,720

Price

$2,660

Connecticut

Fairfield
Circ

5,190

Readers

29,427

Price

$1,850

Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ

19,590

Readers

111,075

Price

$2,880

District Of Columbia

Washington DC / Arlington
Circ

18,080

Readers

102,514

Price

$2,860

Florida

Central & Southwest Florida
Circ

32,150

Readers

182,291

Price

$3,910

Florida Panhandle
Circ

10,230

Readers

58,004

Price

$1,890

Ft. Lauderdale
Circ

14,770

Readers

83,746

Price

$2,470

Jacksonville
Circ

20,940

Readers

118,730

Price

$2,990

Miami
Circ

10,720

Readers

60,782

Price

$1,980

Orlando
Circ

20,650

Readers

117,086

Price

$2,960

Palm Beach
Circ

11,760

Readers

66,679

Price

$2,170

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

45,440

Readers

257,645

Price

$5,050

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

6,680

Readers

37,876

Price

$1,850

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

19,220

Readers

108,977

Price

$2,870

Chicago North / Chicago West
Circ

19,250

Readers

109,148

Price

$2,870

Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Circ

17,740

Readers

100,586

Price

$2,830

Indiana

Indianapolis
Circ

15,050

Readers

85,334

Price

$2,520

Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

21,540

Readers

122,132

Price

$3,040

Kansas

Kansas City
Circ

9,720

Readers

55,112

Price

$1,870

Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Circ

20,540

Readers

116,462

Price

$2,950

Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ

25,360

Readers

143,791

Price

$3,370

Maine

Maine
Circ

10,300

Readers

58,401

Price

$1,900

Maryland

Baltimore
Circ

21,620

Readers

122,585

Price

$3,050

Suburban Maryland
Circ

13,800

Readers

78,246

Price

$2,310

Massachusetts

Boston City
Circ

14,220

Readers

80,627

Price

$2,380

Boston North
Circ

7,560

Readers

42,865

Price

$1,850

Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Circ

9,270

Readers

52,561

Price

$1,870

Western & Central Massachusetts
Circ

11,400

Readers

64,638

Price

$2,100

Michigan

Ann Arbor
Circ

13,460

Readers

76,318

Price

$2,250

Detroit
Circ

28,960

Readers

164,203

Price

$3,660

Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Circ

28,580

Readers

162,049

Price

$3,630

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

7,120

Readers

40,370

Price

$1,850

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

23,940

Readers

135,740

Price

$3,250

Missouri

Kansas City
Circ

9,720

Readers

55,112

Price

$1,870

St. Louis
Circ

16,530

Readers

93,725

Price

$2,710

Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

21,540

Readers

122,132

Price

$3,040

Nevada

Nevada
Circ

18,910

Readers

107,220

Price

$2,860

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

13,510

Readers

76,602

Price

$2,260

New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ

26,160

Readers

148,327

Price

$3,440

Morris / Warren / Somerset
Circ

9,570

Readers

54,262

Price

$1,870

Northern New Jersey
Circ

21,910

Readers

124,230

Price

$3,070

New Mexico

New Mexico
Circ

14,650

Readers

83,066

Price

$2,450

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

8,650

Readers

49,046

Price

$1,850

Capital District / Albany
Circ

6,790

Readers

38,499

Price

$1,850

Long Island
Circ

17,190

Readers

97,467

Price

$2,780

Mid Hudson Valley
Circ

6,760

Readers

38,329

Price

$1,850

New York City
Circ

38,550

Readers

218,579

Price

$4,460

Rochester
Circ

11,460

Readers

64,978

Price

$2,120

Westchester
Circ

5,010

Readers

28,407

Price

$1,850

North Carolina

Asheville / Hickory
Circ

12,190

Readers

69,117

Price

$2,200

Charlotte
Circ

20,230

Readers

114,704

Price

$2,920

Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Circ

17,690

Readers

100,302

Price

$2,820

Northeast North Carolina
Circ

22,640

Readers

128,369

Price

$3,130

North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

9,230

Readers

52,334

Price

$1,870

Ohio

Cincinnati / Dayton
Circ

25,100

Readers

142,317

Price

$3,350

Columbus
Circ

14,130

Readers

80,117

Price

$2,360

Northeast Ohio
Circ

26,200

Readers

148,554

Price

$3,450

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ

27,010

Readers

153,147

Price

$3,520

Oregon

Portland
Circ

11,570

Readers

65,602

Price

$2,140

Pennsylvania

Chester & Bucks Counties
Circ

7,470

Readers

42,355

Price

$1,850

Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Circ

13,210

Readers

74,901

Price

$2,220

Philadelphia
Circ

22,170

Readers

125,704

Price

$3,090

Pittsburgh
Circ

19,320

Readers

109,544

Price

$2,880

Rhode Island

Providence
Circ

8,400

Readers

47,628

Price

$1,850

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

42,850

Readers

242,960

Price

$4,830

South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

9,230

Readers

52,334

Price

$1,870

Tennessee

Central Tennessee / Bowling Green
Circ

24,360

Readers

138,121

Price

$3,290

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

26,700

Readers

151,389

Price

$3,490

Greater Memphis
Circ

19,980

Readers

113,287

Price

$2,900

Texas

Austin
Circ

13,380

Readers

75,865

Price

$2,240

Dallas
Circ

32,860

Readers

186,316

Price

$3,970

Fort Worth
Circ

21,940

Readers

124,400

Price

$3,070

Houston
Circ

45,970

Readers

260,650

Price

$5,100

San Antonio
Circ

23,200

Readers

131,544

Price

$3,180

Utah

Salt Lake City
Circ

14,740

Readers

83,576

Price

$2,460

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

13,510

Readers

76,602

Price

$2,260

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

33,450

Readers

189,662

Price

$4,020

Washington

Central & Eastern Washington
Circ

9,170

Readers

51,994

Price

$1,860

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

15,380

Readers

87,205

Price

$2,570

Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Circ

10,180

Readers

57,721

Price

$1,880