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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 300%

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Market

Available Markets

Alabama

Alabama
Circ

17,070

Readers

65,720

Price

$2,760

Southern Alabama
Circ

2,860

Readers

11,011

Price

$1,450

Arizona

Arizona
Circ

31,950

Readers

123,008

Price

$3,890

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

9,690

Readers

37,307

Price

$1,960

California

Greater Los Angeles
Circ

63,550

Readers

244,668

Price

$6,230

Greater Sacramento
Circ

25,040

Readers

96,404

Price

$3,350

Greater San Francisco
Circ

52,830

Readers

203,396

Price

$5,370

Orange County
Circ

16,780

Readers

64,603

Price

$2,740

San Diego / Palm Springs
Circ

21,090

Readers

81,197

Price

$3,000

Colorado

Colorado
Circ

38,600

Readers

148,610

Price

$4,460

Connecticut

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

22,680

Readers

87,318

Price

$3,140

Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ

19,800

Readers

76,230

Price

$3,020

District Of Columbia

Washington DC Metro
Circ

44,560

Readers

171,556

Price

$4,970

Florida

Greater Tampa
Circ

23,350

Readers

89,898

Price

$3,200

Orlando
Circ

15,700

Readers

60,445

Price

$2,620

Panhandle & Northeast Florida
Circ

21,960

Readers

84,546

Price

$3,070

South Florida
Circ

35,550

Readers

136,868

Price

$4,200

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

38,030

Readers

146,416

Price

$4,410

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

7,500

Readers

28,875

Price

$1,520

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

58,820

Readers

226,457

Price

$5,850

Indiana

Indiana
Circ

26,750

Readers

102,988

Price

$3,500

Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

29,380

Readers

113,113

Price

$3,730

Kentucky

Kentucky
Circ

14,120

Readers

54,362

Price

$2,360

Louisiana

Louisiana
Circ

15,680

Readers

60,368

Price

$2,620

Maine

Maine
Circ

9,320

Readers

35,882

Price

$1,880

Maryland

Baltimore / Eastern Shore / Suburban Maryland
Circ

21,950

Readers

84,508

Price

$3,070

Massachusetts

Eastern Massachusetts
Circ

45,970

Readers

176,985

Price

$5,100

Western Massachusetts
Circ

5,300

Readers

20,405

Price

$1,450

Michigan

Detroit
Circ

26,690

Readers

102,757

Price

$3,490

Western Michigan & Upper Penninsula
Circ

29,230

Readers

112,536

Price

$3,710

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

38,230

Readers

147,186

Price

$4,430

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

8,480

Readers

32,648

Price

$1,720

Missouri

Eastern Missouri
Circ

18,290

Readers

70,417

Price

$3,060

Kansas City
Circ

16,630

Readers

64,026

Price

$2,720

Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

29,380

Readers

113,113

Price

$3,730

Nevada

Nevada
Circ

12,700

Readers

48,895

Price

$2,350

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,560

Readers

56,056

Price

$2,440

New Jersey

E. Central & Northern NJ
Circ

38,310

Readers

147,494

Price

$4,440

Southern New Jersey
Circ

14,210

Readers

54,709

Price

$2,380

New Mexico

New Mexico
Circ

8,570

Readers

32,995

Price

$1,730

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

8,680

Readers

33,418

Price

$1,760

Capital District / Albany
Circ

8,270

Readers

31,840

Price

$1,670

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

22,680

Readers

87,318

Price

$3,140

Long Island
Circ

17,980

Readers

69,223

Price

$2,850

New York City
Circ

35,240

Readers

135,674

Price

$4,170

Rochester / Syracuse
Circ

19,170

Readers

73,805

Price

$2,960

North Carolina

Asheville/Hickory
Circ

4,890

Readers

18,827

Price

$1,450

Charlotte / Greensboro
Circ

26,150

Readers

100,678

Price

$3,440

Raleigh / Durham
Circ

26,710

Readers

102,834

Price

$3,490

North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

9,810

Readers

37,769

Price

$1,990

Ohio

Cincinnati
Circ

15,220

Readers

58,597

Price

$2,540

Columbus
Circ

14,230

Readers

54,786

Price

$2,380

Northeast Ohio
Circ

23,710

Readers

91,284

Price

$3,230

Oklahoma

Oklahoma
Circ

14,970

Readers

57,635

Price

$2,500

Oregon

Portland
Circ

28,570

Readers

109,995

Price

$3,660

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia & Eastern Pennsylvania
Circ

51,520

Readers

198,352

Price

$5,260

Western Pennsylvania
Circ

21,080

Readers

81,158

Price

$3,000

Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Circ

6,920

Readers

26,642

Price

$1,520

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

23,250

Readers

89,513

Price

$3,190

South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

9,810

Readers

37,769

Price

$1,990

Tennessee

Central Tennessee
Circ

14,790

Readers

56,942

Price

$2,470

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

13,420

Readers

51,667

Price

$2,240

Greater Memphis & Northeast Arkansas
Circ

9,310

Readers

35,844

Price

$1,880

Texas

Austin
Circ

13,160

Readers

50,666

Price

$2,200

Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ

41,880

Readers

161,238

Price

$4,740

Houston
Circ

30,810

Readers

118,619

Price

$3,790

West Texas
Circ

24,530

Readers

94,441

Price

$3,300

Utah

Utah
Circ

12,010

Readers

46,239

Price

$2,220

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

14,560

Readers

56,056

Price

$2,440

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

28,460

Readers

109,571

Price

$3,650

Washington

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

18,590

Readers

71,572

Price

$2,910

Spokane
Circ

23,440

Readers

90,244

Price

$3,210

Wisconsin

Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula
Circ

37,840

Readers

145,684

Price

$4,400