In 2005, the average single copy price of a magazine was 4.40 U.S.
Here you can find data on average magazine circulation per issue.
Figures for 2000 and 2001 come from the previous editions of the Magazine Media Factbook.
What is the average cost of a magazine ad?
Typical Cost: $500 to $20,000, depending on whether the publication is local or national, the size of your ad, whether you use color and if you’ve negotiated a multiple-ad rate. You can spend as much as $500,000 to buy the inside front cover of some national magazines!
How much does a magazine cost?
This cost of putting out the magazine is a bit over $20,000 per month. It comes out every two weeks, and each issue costs about $10,000. Roughly $4,000 goes to writers.
Are magazines still profitable?
Plus, magazines are an incredibly lucrative cash business once yours is profitable. According to Husni, average profit margins for magazine businesses range from 10 percent to 30 percent. Husni says that of the magazines that fail, 70 percent never make it past their first issue.
How many pages should a magazine be?
(Magazines are usually done in page increments of 8 starting with a minimum of 16 pages signatures. It is most cost effective to create your layouts in multiples of 16 (16, 32, 48, etc) because the printer’s form is often 16 pages at a time, 32 pages if the magazine is digest size.