ABOUT US ...
Time has flown by as we've enjoyed 16 years of blessed growth! We've carefully planned, worked day and night on and published issue after issue of WSSM, thus, cementing our lead as the LONGEST running women's surf magazine in the history of the USA.
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: $2200
Includes: (1) Inside Cover Spread
(1) 2 page spread
WSSM IS PRINTED ANNUALLY.
*** COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE***
WSSM is pausing production of our next issue until October 2020, as we all work through the many obstacles now facing our families & businesses due to the pandemic and the economic fallout we are all facing. Thus, the deadline for artwork & editorial has been extended to November 30, 2020.
Together, we will get through this, and we thank you, and we support you during this difficult time. We look forward to a brighter and more prosperous season ahead together!
The next issue available for print ad placement is Winter 2020 issue.
AD SPACE OPEN: Open
AD SPACE CLOSE: NOVEMBER 30, 2020 (new extended deadline)
ON STANDS: January 2021
SPACE IS LIMITED - CONTACT US
RELEASING IN 2020: The "PHOTO ISSUE"
Featuring gorgeous surf destinations, and women surfers and their culture from around the globe. This special "PHOTO" issue will be a one-of-a-kind issue, featuring 220 pages of gorgeous surfing and lifestyle photography, taking you deep into the heart of womens surf communities, like you've never seen before. Also included, "Boho Beach Fashion" guide, "Surf-Essential Swimwear" guide, health, beauty & fitness for the surfing female, and so much more. Please contact us for additional information about rates and availabilty.
WSSM-- At a Glance:
In publication for 16 years (longest running womens surf magazine in USA history)
10,000 copies per issue
1 GIANT issue per year (228 pages-- takes readers a year to read it!)
Read it online for FREE, immediately upon newsstand release (global audience)
Incredibly LOW advertising rates
USA Distribution: 1,800 newsstands (print)
Global Print Distr: Canada, Australia, Japan, U.K., Portugal, Spain, Puerto Rico
Special Event Sponsorship (top 4 USA womens surfing contest sponsorships)
150+ surf shops nationwide
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 $100 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: June 1, 2020
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.