ABOUT US ...
Time has flown by as we've enjoyed 18 years of blessed growth! We've carefully planned, working day and night (in between swells) and publishing issue after issue of WSSM. We've proudly cemented our lead as the LONGEST running women's surf magazine in the history of the USA.
We're grateful. Humbled.
We can only say... God is good!
ADVERTISE IN WSSM
Includes: (1) Full page
Includes: (1) 2 page spread
Includes: (2) 2 page spread
(1) Full page
Includes: (1) Back cover
(1) 2 page spread
SUPER PLATINUM: $3700
Includes: (1) Inside Cover Spread
(1) 2 page spread
WSSM IS PRINTED ANNUALLY.
The next issue available for print ad placement is Spring/Summer 2023
AD SPACE OPEN: Opens March 1, 2023
AD SPACE CLOSE: June 1, 2022
ON STAND DATE: September 2023
SPACE IS LIMITED - CONTACT US
RELEASING FALL 2023: "The FIRST 20 YEARS"
Celebrating 20 years in publication, "The FIRST 20 YEARS" will be the collectors edition of collector editions... One for the history books, and coffee tables for generations to enjoy!
WSSM has had the honor of documenting 2 decades of womens and girls surfing from around the world, both non professionals and professionals, the true-life, average, everyday woman in all stages of life, and we're super excited and honored to share this valuable collection with you, "The FIRST 20 YEARS" of WSSM Womens Surf Style Magazine, in 2023.
Stay tuned for more info.
WSSM-- At a Glance:
In publication for 18 years (longest running womens surf magazine in USA history)
10,000 copies per issue
1 GIANT issue per year (currently 260 pages)
Read it online for FREE, immediately upon newsstand release (global audience)
Incredibly LOW advertising rates
Proudly distributed in the USA at select national bookstores and surf shops nationwide and internationally in the USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Special Event Sponsorship (top 4 USA womens surfing contest sponsorships)
Surf Expo - Industry Tradeshow
UNCONVENTIONAL. EFFECTIVE. FUN.
We're Different, and that is the Key to Our Success
We're often told we're unlike any other publication out there, and we take that as a compliment!
World renowned for our coverage of the everyday surfing female, regardless of her size, shape or age, we've attracted a devoted readership that continues to grow and expand around the world, that includes a wide range of readers from 5 to 80 years old... who are DEDICATED & LOYAL. They appreciate seeing brands in WSSM that are not seen elsewhere- the new faces in the industry, and trust WSSM to bring them quality, respected companies that share their values and truly support womens surfing.
With this unique approach of covering all aspects of the womens surfing industry, our readers are able to easily relate to the women featured, and are inspired to stay active and surf the waves they see others enjoying.
We keep it REAL, and FUN.
IF THE WOMENS & GIRLS SURFING COMMUNITY IS YOUR TARGET CUSTOMER--
WSSM IS YOUR VEHICLE TO REACH THEM!
Minimal Investment with Maximum Exposure
With rates that are reasonable enough to fit most budgets, and maximum exposure for dollars invested, this special collector's edition- we're keeping it simple. REALLY simple.
Our goal is to get YOU noticed and remembered by our readers, so only two large advertising options are offered- full pages or spreads- thus ensuring your branding will be as effective as possible.
We know one of the most expensive costs to growing your business is advertising, yet without it, it's easy to get lost in the mix and go unnoticed. We have changed that.
By offering massive ads at the most affordable rates in the industry, we're giving every business the opportunity to grow and be seen, at a price they can afford.
We don't offer tiny ads that don't
"Go BIG, or go home".
Let's go BIG together!
AD DESIGN SERVICES
We want you to be successful!
It's our job to help your branding be as effective as possible. Does filling up a whole page or a spread intimidate you? Leave the design work to us... it's what we do! You are then free to focus solely on growing your business.
Ad design services are available for $150 per ad, and YOU keep the artwork, to do with as you wish. Contact us for more details.
Additional creative ways to get involved with WSSM
Besides traditional advertising, we offer the following ways for you to gain additional exposure.
PRODUCT PLACEMENT | FASHION GUIDES
You too can receive free product placement in our fashion guide! Placement includes brand name, style name, website nd direct link for purchase. Brands receive printed copies of WSSM in which the guide appears, and images from the shoot for social media needs, etc.
Product placement is free, simply supply us with samples and we will include our favorites in our next guide. Samples are non-returnable, unless they do not appear in the guide. Unused samples are promptly returned.
Upcoming Photoshoot Date / SAMPLE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 1, 2023
SOCIAL MEDIA BLASTS
Free product promotion through WSSM social media channels (facebook, twitter, instagram) is available by sending us your samples or products you wish to be considered, to our office in Puerto Rico.
Products promoted are at WSSM ' discretion and exposure is not guaranteed. Brands receive social media tags and direct link to brands website.
Samples sent for consideration are non-returnable.
Contact us for more details on how you can be involved.