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Brides
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Distribution
Your ad appears in copies distributed to paid subscribers and newsstand purchasers in the local markets you’ve selected.
Proof of Performance
You will receive 2 checking copies in the mail upon publication. Additional copies are available for purchase.
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About

Since 1955, Brides has been the ultimate shopping and information guide for anyone planning a wedding. From finding the perfect dress to picking the ultimate honeymoon destination – it’s all covered in these beautiful and inspiring pages.

Readership

  • Age 38
  • Female 93%
  • Male 7%
  • Med. Household income $54,710

Editorial Calendar

  • February / March

    The Planning Issue

    In-Home Date: 12/19/2017

    All the fresh, creative, colorful ideas and inspiration you need in the first 60 days of your engagement.

  • April / May

    The Dress Issue

    In-Home Date: 2/20/2018

    What to wear, plus loads of inspiration for the most epic engagement party, shower, bachelorette, and rehearsal dinner.

  • June / July

    The Honeymoon Issue

    In-Home Date: 4/24/2018

    Everything a bride needs to have, wear, and know for the most amazing honeymoon. + Our annual Honeymoon Awards.

  • August / September

    The Style Issue

    In-Home Date: 6/26/2018

    Everything a stylish bride needs for the one most unforgettable celebration of her life, from the gown and shoes to the veil and accessories.

  • October / November

    The Beauty Issue

    In-Home Date: 8/28/2018

    Our annual Brides Beauty Awards, featuring the best products and services for a bride’s white-carpet moment. + Annual Diamond Blowout.

  • December / January

    The Engagement Issue

    In-Home Date: 10/23/2018

    Featuring sparkly rings, beautiful gowns, and epic flowers for the wedding day. + Annual Registry Awards.

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Ad Placement

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

Average Position
59%
Avg.
59%
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    9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area
    6.875" x 10"
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    300 dpi
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Available Markets

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Available Markets

Alaska

Alaska
Alaska
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Alabama

Alabama
Alabama
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,780
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Arkansas

Arkansas
Arkansas
Circ. 2,000
Readers 31,800
Price $1,850
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Arizona

Arizona
Arizona
Circ. 13,000
Readers 206,700
Price $1,780
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California

Northern California
Northern California
Circ. 9,000
Readers 143,100
Price $1,780
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Southern California
Southern California
Circ. 19,000
Readers 302,100
Price $1,780
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Colorado

Colorado
Colorado
Circ. 6,000
Readers 95,400
Price $1,780
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Connecticut

Hartford / New Haven / New London
Hartford / New Haven / New London
Circ. 9,000
Readers 143,100
Price $1,940
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District Of Columbia

Washington DC & All Suburbs
Washington DC & All Suburbs
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,850
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Delaware

Delaware
Delaware
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Florida

Florida
Florida
Circ. 17,000
Readers 270,300
Price $1,780
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Georgia

Georgia
Georgia
Circ. 13,000
Readers 206,700
Price $1,780
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Hawaii

Hawaii
Hawaii
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,790
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Iowa

Iowa / Rockford, IL
Iowa / Rockford, IL
Circ. 3,000
Readers 47,700
Price $1,780
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Idaho

Idaho
Idaho
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Illinois

Illinois
Illinois
Circ. 10,000
Readers 159,000
Price $1,780
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Indiana

Indiana
Indiana
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,780
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Kansas

Kansas
Kansas
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Kentucky

Kentucky
Kentucky
Circ. 3,000
Readers 47,700
Price $1,780
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Louisiana

Louisiana
Louisiana
Circ. 3,000
Readers 47,700
Price $1,790
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Massachusetts

Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Circ. 8,000
Readers 127,200
Price $1,780
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Maryland

Maryland
Maryland
Circ. 10,000
Readers 159,000
Price $1,780
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Maine

Maine
Maine
Circ. 2,000
Readers 31,800
Price $1,780
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Michigan

Michigan
Michigan
Circ. 8,000
Readers 127,200
Price $1,780
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Minnesota

Minnesota
Minnesota
Circ. 6,000
Readers 95,400
Price $1,780
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Missouri

Missouri
Missouri
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,780
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Mississippi

Mississippi
Mississippi
Circ. 2,000
Readers 31,800
Price $1,780
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Montana

Montana
Montana
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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North Carolina

North Carolina
North Carolina
Circ. 13,000
Readers 206,700
Price $1,780
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North Dakota

North Dakota
North Dakota
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,850
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Nebraska

Nebraska
Nebraska
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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New Hampshire

New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Circ. 2,000
Readers 31,800
Price $1,780
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New Jersey

Central & Southern NJ
Central & Southern NJ
Circ. 9,000
Readers 143,100
Price $2,040
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New Mexico

New Mexico
New Mexico
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,810
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New York

NY Metro Area
NY Metro Area
Circ. 22,000
Readers 349,800
Price $1,780
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Ohio

Ohio
Ohio
Circ. 11,000
Readers 174,900
Price $1,780
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,850
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Oregon

Oregon
Oregon
Circ. 4,000
Readers 63,600
Price $1,780
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Circ. 13,000
Readers 206,700
Price $1,780
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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South Carolina

South Carolina
South Carolina
Circ. 6,000
Readers 95,400
Price $1,980
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South Dakota

South Dakota
South Dakota
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,790
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Tennessee

Tennessee
Tennessee
Circ. 10,000
Readers 159,000
Price $1,900
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Texas

Texas
Texas
Circ. 15,000
Readers 238,500
Price $1,780
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Utah

Utah
Utah
Circ. 2,000
Readers 31,800
Price $1,780
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Virginia

Virginia
Virginia
Circ. 12,000
Readers 190,800
Price $1,830
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Vermont

Vermont
Vermont
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Washington

Washington State
Washington State
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,780
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Wisconsin

Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Circ. 5,000
Readers 79,500
Price $1,780
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West Virginia

West Virginia
West Virginia
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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Wyoming

Wyoming
Wyoming
Circ. 1,000
Readers 15,900
Price $1,780
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