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Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan
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

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

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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
71%
Avg.
71%
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    9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area
    6.875" x 10"
  • Resolution
    300 dpi
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Available Markets

Market info

Available Markets

Alabama

Northern Alabama
Northern Alabama
Circ. 30,730
Readers 174,239
Price $2,560
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Arizona

Southern Arizona
Southern Arizona
Circ. 42,800
Readers 242,676
Price $3,230
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Arkansas

Arkansas
Arkansas
Circ. 24,930
Readers 141,353
Price $1,560
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California

Long Beach / San Fernando
Long Beach / San Fernando
Circ. 33,820
Readers 191,759
Price $3,760
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Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Circ. 29,730
Readers 168,569
Price $3,220
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Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Circ. 24,670
Readers 139,879
Price $2,160
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Orange County
Orange County
Circ. 21,130
Readers 119,807
Price $5,400
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Sacramento
Sacramento
Circ. 16,750
Readers 94,973
Price $1,940
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San Diego
San Diego
Circ. 22,260
Readers 126,214
Price $2,730
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San Francisco City
San Francisco City
Circ. 10,370
Readers 58,798
Price $3,040
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San Jose
San Jose
Circ. 12,700
Readers 72,009
Price $3,000
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Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ. 19,970
Readers 113,230
Price $2,970
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Connecticut

Fairfield / Westchester
Fairfield / Westchester
Circ. 6,170
Readers 34,984
Price $2,740
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Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ. 22,310
Readers 126,498
Price $1,450
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District Of Columbia

Washington DC / Arlington
Washington DC / Arlington
Circ. 20,740
Readers 117,596
Price $4,370
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Florida

Central & Southwest Florida
Central & Southwest Florida
Circ. 38,120
Readers 216,140
Price $2,120
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Florida Panhandle
Florida Panhandle
Circ. 11,460
Readers 64,978
Price $3,020
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Ft. Lauderdale
Ft. Lauderdale
Circ. 18,400
Readers 104,328
Price $2,190
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Jacksonville
Jacksonville
Circ. 23,620
Readers 133,925
Price $2,730
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Miami
Miami
Circ. 13,250
Readers 75,128
Price $2,780
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Orlando
Orlando
Circ. 24,870
Readers 141,013
Price $2,750
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Palm Beach
Palm Beach
Circ. 13,620
Readers 77,225
Price $3,000
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Georgia

Atlanta
Atlanta
Circ. 50,210
Readers 284,691
Price $2,290
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Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Hawaii & Guam
Circ. 7,820
Readers 44,339
Price $2,900
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Illinois

Chicago City
Chicago City
Circ. 23,350
Readers 132,395
Price $3,060
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Chicago North / Chicago West
Chicago North / Chicago West
Circ. 23,380
Readers 132,565
Price $4,230
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Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Circ. 21,280
Readers 120,658
Price $1,910
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Indiana

Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Circ. 16,670
Readers 94,519
Price $2,380
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Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ. 23,080
Readers 130,864
Price $2,570
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Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Louisville / Lexington
Circ. 21,640
Readers 122,699
Price $4,050
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Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ. 26,130
Readers 148,157
Price $3,350
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Maine

Maine
Maine
Circ. 11,010
Readers 62,427
Price $2,330
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Maryland

Baltimore
Baltimore
Circ. 23,540
Readers 133,472
Price $5,160
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Maryland
Maryland
Circ. 15,780
Readers 89,473
Price $2,170
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Massachusetts

Boston
Boston
Circ. 16,820
Readers 95,369
Price $3,210
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Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Circ. 10,410
Readers 59,025
Price $2,380
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Lowell & North Shore
Lowell & North Shore
Circ. 8,670
Readers 49,159
Price $3,310
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Western & Central Massachusetts
Western & Central Massachusetts
Circ. 12,600
Readers 71,442
Price $3,000
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Michigan

Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor
Circ. 14,850
Readers 84,200
Price $1,450
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Detroit
Detroit
Circ. 30,800
Readers 174,636
Price $1,870
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Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Circ. 29,940
Readers 169,760
Price $2,890
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Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ. 11,880
Readers 67,360
Price $1,920
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Mississippi

Mississippi
Mississippi
Circ. 24,640
Readers 139,709
Price $1,580
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Missouri

Kansas City
Kansas City
Circ. 12,070
Readers 68,437
Price $5,420
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St. Louis
St. Louis
Circ. 18,600
Readers 105,462
Price $3,100
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Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ. 23,080
Readers 130,864
Price $2,570
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Nevada

Nevada
Nevada
Circ. 22,410
Readers 127,065
Price $3,050
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New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ. 14,770
Readers 83,746
Price $3,790
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New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ. 29,920
Readers 169,646
Price $3,780
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Morris / Warren / Somerset
Morris / Warren / Somerset
Circ. 11,740
Readers 66,566
Price $3,110
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Northeast NJ
Northeast NJ
Circ. 27,770
Readers 157,456
Price $2,960
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New Mexico

New Mexico
New Mexico
Circ. 16,870
Readers 95,653
Price $3,590
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New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ. 9,770
Readers 55,396
Price $2,470
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Capital District / Albany
Capital District / Albany
Circ. 7,700
Readers 43,659
Price $3,310
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Long Island
Long Island
Circ. 21,120
Readers 119,750
Price $2,230
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Mid Hudson Valley
Mid Hudson Valley
Circ. 7,830
Readers 44,396
Price $2,030
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New York City
New York City
Circ. 53,250
Readers 301,928
Price $1,720
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Rochester
Rochester
Circ. 12,890
Readers 73,086
Price $3,220
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Westchester
Westchester
Circ. 6,280
Readers 35,608
Price $4,420
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North Carolina

Asheville/Hickory
Asheville/Hickory
Circ. 12,390
Readers 70,251
Price $3,160
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Charlotte
Charlotte
Circ. 21,740
Readers 123,266
Price $1,980
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Greensboro
Greensboro
Circ. 18,490
Readers 104,838
Price $3,850
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Northeast North Carolina
Northeast North Carolina
Circ. 23,590
Readers 133,755
Price $4,820
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North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ. 10,080
Readers 57,154
Price $3,110
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Ohio

Cincinnati / Dayton
Cincinnati / Dayton
Circ. 26,510
Readers 150,312
Price $3,200
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Columbus
Columbus
Circ. 15,350
Readers 87,035
Price $3,620
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Northeast Ohio
Northeast Ohio
Circ. 28,140
Readers 159,554
Price $3,480
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ. 28,520
Readers 161,708
Price $3,440
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Oregon

Portland & Central Oregon
Portland & Central Oregon
Circ. 13,530
Readers 76,715
Price $3,330
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Pennsylvania

Chester & Bucks Counties
Chester & Bucks Counties
Circ. 8,490
Readers 48,138
Price $3,200
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Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Circ. 14,250
Readers 80,798
Price $3,780
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Circ. 23,700
Readers 134,379
Price $2,970
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Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Circ. 20,810
Readers 117,993
Price $2,280
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Circ. 9,630
Readers 54,602
Price $2,260
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South Carolina

South Carolina
South Carolina
Circ. 43,800
Readers 248,346
Price $1,930
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South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ. 10,080
Readers 57,154
Price $3,110
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Tennessee

Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Circ. 25,120
Readers 142,430
Price $3,560
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Eastern Tennessee
Eastern Tennessee
Circ. 27,510
Readers 155,982
Price $2,910
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Greater Memphis
Greater Memphis
Circ. 20,030
Readers 113,570
Price $2,640
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Texas

Austin
Austin
Circ. 15,300
Readers 86,751
Price $3,340
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Dallas
Dallas
Circ. 37,510
Readers 212,682
Price $3,170
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Ft. Worth
Ft. Worth
Circ. 24,900
Readers 141,183
Price $3,790
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Houston
Houston
Circ. 53,450
Readers 303,062
Price $1,580
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San Antonio
San Antonio
Circ. 26,520
Readers 150,368
Price $2,350
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Utah

Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
Circ. 17,280
Readers 97,978
Price $3,650
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Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ. 14,770
Readers 83,746
Price $3,790
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Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Norfolk / Richmond
Circ. 35,940
Readers 203,780
Price $1,750
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Washington

Central & Eastern Washington
Central & Eastern Washington
Circ. 10,330
Readers 58,571
Price $3,480
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Seattle / Tacoma
Seattle / Tacoma
Circ. 19,540
Readers 110,792
Price $4,910
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Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Milwaukee
Circ. 11,730
Readers 66,509
Price $2,220
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Canada

Canada
Canada
Circ. 8,220
Readers 46,607
Price $1,660
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