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Welcome to Teen Trend The Magazine for Teens ... real teens ... just teens! That’s what Teen Trend is all about. Teen Trend captures the down-to-earth, real world of age 12 to18-year-olds. Its fresh editorial content empowers teenagers by presenting positive messages with an uncompromising voice.

Our Readers

Teenagers don’t live in a fantasy world with their lives patterned after celebrities, and they need information they can depend on. TODAY’S TEENAGERS: • Are the most educated in their generation. • Will attend college in record numbers.

Most importantly, it provides a trustworthy medium for you and other advertisers who need an editorial environment that’s consistent with their brand image. An environment rarely available today AND it delivers a valuable segment of the teenager market that has been undeserved.

• Have more buying power than ever. • Increase spending by 3.5% annually. • Make informed purchases.

Since 2005, Teen Trend has served a special niche defined by its positive and uncompromising voice to and for teenagers. Presenting today’s lifestyle trends in a fun yet realistic and useful way, it is editorially responsible and devoid of mixed messages and contradictory advice.

• Trust magazines the most of all media. • Teens will also spend an estimated $238.7 billion in 2010, up from $199.7 billion in 2007.

ng i h c a e R s n e e T s Today’ In Teen Trend, you reach today’s real teens in a magazine they recognize as a “clean breath of fre sh air,” a magazine they ca n trust. Teen Trend cuts through the clutter of “gossip” magazines and gives tee ns real world informatio n and advice they can use. Teen Trend is the perfe ct environment for your advertising.

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Editorial Calendar INSIDE EVERY ISSUE Flavor of the Month Tech/Music Review College 101 Pop Quiz College Profile My Experience Best of the Best Get involved Off the Beaten Path Listen Up Horoscope WebCrawler Vidiot - Game Review Poster ISSUE FOCUS Spring: PROM SPECTACULAR (COLLEGE DIRECTORY) Summer: SCHOOL’S OUT/ SUMMER CAMP GUIDE Fall: HARVEST FESTIVAL (COLLEGE DIRECTORY) Winter: WINTER WONDERLAND Issue features subject to change

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Production Contact Circulation Subscriptions (Individual) Print

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Single Copy Sales (Newsstand Sales) Print-Newsstand Circulation 15,000 Print-Newsstand Sold 9,500 Total Paid Readers per copy Total readership

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Total paid individual: 47,580 Readers per copy:







Female, 56% Male, 44%

Median age:

16.5 12-14: 35% 12-18: 98% 12-17: 83%


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Nationw ide Distribution The following maps indicate Teen Trend’s presence in schools and libraries for eight regions across the United States. Each state is listed by its percentage of Teen Trend’s nationwide total.

England – 10.3 2.0 MA – 2.7 0.9 RI – 1.1 1.2 CT – 2.4

South East – 11.8 KY – 3.8 AL – 5.3

Mid-Atlantic – 21.3 NY – 12.4 NJ – 4.2 PA – 4.7

South Central – 10.1 AR – 0.6 OK – 2.7 LA – 0.9 TX – 5.9

East Central – 5.1 OH – 1.4 MI – 0.7 IN – 1.7 WI – 0.3 IL – 1.0

North Central – 12.8 MN – 1.1 SD – 0.6 NE – 1.8 IA – 2.0

South Atlantic – 15.6 VA – 2.0 SC – 0.9 WV – 0.7 GA – 2.1

Pacific CO – 2.8 AZ – 1.4 UT – 1.3

New ME – NH – VT –

NC – 2.2

FL – 4.7

TN – 2.3

MO – 3.4 ND – 1.6

KS – 2.0

– 13.0 WA – 2.4 OR – 1.5 CA – 3.6

TOTAL: 2,447 – 100.0


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Teen Speak

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I can always count on Teen Trend to be real, not just fluff and gossip. I feel good about myself after reading it. Julie, 16, Albany, N.Y.

The ask Dr. Julie feature shares real issues with substance and not just celebrity gossip – I appreciate the change! Aaron, 17, Omaha, Neb.

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Finally, a magazine that speaks to real issues. Thanks. Emily, 15, Rochester, N.Y.

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Teen Trend is a great learning tool. I challenge my students to write articles based on each publicationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s theme. Teen Trend selects a winner and publishes the story in an upcoming issue. My students get excited and involved all while in the process of learning! Jason Barrett, Fort Wayne, Ind.

One of the first publications my students reach for â&#x20AC;&#x201C; even during free time! Carol Hunt, Easton, Pa.

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