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Distribution
Your ad appears in copies distributed exclusively to paid subscribers in the local markets you’ve selected. Paid subscribers represent 85% 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 Real Simple

Real Simple offers innovative solutions aimed at relieving stress and reducing clutter in readers’ homes and lives – all with a sophisticated, modern aesthetic. Readers rely on this title’s trusted buying guides for the latest tools to simplify and organize.]

Readership

  • Age 49
  • Female 90%
  • Male 10%
  • Med. Household income $97,011

Editorial Calendar

  • January

    The New Year Get Organized Issue
    On Sale Date: 12/20/2019

    Plus, Winter Escapes

  • February

    The Eat Healthy Issue
    On Sale Date: 1/21/2020

    Plus, Beauty Road Test Special

  • March

    The Give-Back Issue
    On Sale Date: 2/21/2020

    Plus, Curb Appeal Special

  • April

    The Spring Cleaning Issue
    On Sale Date: 3/20/2020

    Plus, Green Living

  • May

    The Summer Travel Issue
    On Sale Date: 4/17/2020

    Plus, Easy Gardens

  • June

    The Get It Done Issue
    On Sale Date: 5/22/2020

    Beautiful Summer Skin

  • July

    The Entertaining Issue
    On Sale Date: 6/21/2020

    Plus, Smart Home Guide

  • August

    The Shortcuts Issue
    On Sale Date: 7/17/2020

    Plus, What We Love Special & Back to School

  • September

    The Essentials Issue
    On Sale Date: 8/21/2020

    Plus, Prep For Fall & Money Made Simple

  • October

    The Real Simple Home
    On Sale Date: 9/18/2020

    Plus, Smarter Health Insurance Guide

  • November

    The Food Issue
    On Sale Date: 10/23/2020

    Plus, Fall Beauty and Fashion

  • December

    The Joyful Issue
    On Sale Date: 11/20/2020

    Plus, Gift Guide

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

4,900

Readers

18,865

Price

$1,450

Alabama

Birmingham
Circ

13,600

Readers

52,360

Price

$2,270

Mobile / Montgomery
Circ

8,300

Readers

31,955

Price

$1,680

Arizona

Phoenix / Tucson
Circ

31,200

Readers

120,120

Price

$3,830

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

11,000

Readers

42,350

Price

$2,030

California

Greater Los Angeles
Circ

61,700

Readers

237,545

Price

$6,080

Greater Sacramento
Circ

24,900

Readers

95,865

Price

$3,330

Greater San Francisco
Circ

48,600

Readers

187,110

Price

$5,270

Orange County
Circ

15,700

Readers

60,445

Price

$2,620

San Diego / Palm Springs
Circ

19,500

Readers

75,075

Price

$2,900

Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ

34,600

Readers

133,210

Price

$4,120

Connecticut

Connecticut
Circ

12,000

Readers

46,200

Price

$2,220

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

18,700

Readers

71,995

Price

$2,880

District Of Columbia

Washington DC Metro
Circ

38,300

Readers

147,455

Price

$4,440

Florida

Jacksonville / Tallahassee
Circ

22,200

Readers

85,470

Price

$3,100

Orlando
Circ

15,200

Readers

58,520

Price

$2,540

South Florida
Circ

30,000

Readers

115,500

Price

$3,720

Tampa / Sarasota
Circ

21,800

Readers

83,930

Price

$3,060

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

36,100

Readers

138,985

Price

$4,250

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

6,700

Readers

25,795

Price

$1,480

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

48,100

Readers

185,185

Price

$5,230

Indiana

Indiana
Circ

29,600

Readers

113,960

Price

$3,720

Iowa

Cedar Rapids / Des Moines / Omaha
Circ

27,800

Readers

107,030

Price

$3,580

Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Circ

14,700

Readers

56,595

Price

$2,460

Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ

16,200

Readers

62,370

Price

$2,680

Maine

Maine
Circ

9,400

Readers

36,190

Price

$1,900

Maryland

Baltimore
Circ

20,500

Readers

78,925

Price

$2,950

Massachusetts

Eastern Massachusetts
Circ

40,700

Readers

156,695

Price

$4,640

Western Massachusetts
Circ

5,000

Readers

19,250

Price

$1,450

Michigan

Detroit
Circ

25,500

Readers

98,175

Price

$3,390

Western Michigan & Upper Penninsula
Circ

29,200

Readers

112,420

Price

$3,680

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

33,800

Readers

130,130

Price

$4,050

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

9,900

Readers

38,115

Price

$2,010

Missouri

Kansas City
Circ

15,300

Readers

58,905

Price

$2,560

St. Louis
Circ

17,000

Readers

65,450

Price

$2,760

Nebraska

Cedar Rapids / Des Moines / Omaha
Circ

27,800

Readers

107,030

Price

$3,580

Nevada

Las Vegas / Reno
Circ

12,300

Readers

47,355

Price

$2,240

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,300

Readers

55,055

Price

$2,390

New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ

19,800

Readers

76,230

Price

$2,900

Northern New Jersey
Circ

26,400

Readers

101,640

Price

$3,470

New Mexico

Albuquerque
Circ

8,600

Readers

33,110

Price

$1,740

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

8,900

Readers

34,265

Price

$1,800

Capital District / Albany
Circ

8,000

Readers

30,800

Price

$1,620

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

18,700

Readers

71,995

Price

$2,880

Long Island
Circ

15,400

Readers

59,290

Price

$2,580

Mid Hudson Valley
Circ

6,800

Readers

26,180

Price

$1,500

New York City
Circ

25,900

Readers

99,715

Price

$3,420

Rochester / Syracuse
Circ

19,000

Readers

73,150

Price

$2,880

North Carolina

Asheville / Hickory
Circ

3,000

Readers

11,550

Price

$1,450

Charlotte / Greensboro
Circ

27,500

Readers

105,875

Price

$3,560

Raleigh / Durham
Circ

25,700

Readers

98,945

Price

$3,400

North Dakota

North / South Dakota
Circ

9,400

Readers

36,190

Price

$1,900

Ohio

Cincinnati
Circ

14,400

Readers

55,440

Price

$2,410

Columbus
Circ

13,300

Readers

51,205

Price

$2,250

Northeast Ohio
Circ

23,000

Readers

88,550

Price

$3,170

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ

15,800

Readers

60,830

Price

$2,640

Oregon

Portland
Circ

28,100

Readers

108,185

Price

$3,600

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia & Eastern Pennsylvania
Circ

52,500

Readers

202,125

Price

$5,400

Western Pennsylvania
Circ

20,600

Readers

79,310

Price

$2,960

Rhode Island

Providence
Circ

6,900

Readers

26,565

Price

$1,520

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

23,900

Readers

92,015

Price

$3,250

South Dakota

North / South Dakota
Circ

9,400

Readers

36,190

Price

$1,900

Tennessee

Central Tennessee
Circ

13,900

Readers

53,515

Price

$2,320

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

14,900

Readers

57,365

Price

$2,490

Greater Memphis & Northeast Arkansas
Circ

9,600

Readers

36,960

Price

$1,940

Texas

Austin
Circ

11,700

Readers

45,045

Price

$2,160

Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ

31,500

Readers

121,275

Price

$3,850

Houston
Circ

24,900

Readers

95,865

Price

$3,330

San Antonio
Circ

15,200

Readers

58,520

Price

$2,540

Utah

Salt Lake City
Circ

11,700

Readers

45,045

Price

$2,160

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,300

Readers

55,055

Price

$2,390

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

27,200

Readers

104,720

Price

$3,540

Washington

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

23,300

Readers

89,705

Price

$3,190

Spokane
Circ

14,500

Readers

55,825

Price

$2,430

Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Circ

36,200

Readers

139,370

Price

$4,260