If you are waiting in the doctor's office or the airport, you might decide to pick up a magazine to read. You will likely be in awe of all the different magazines to choice from. Magazines serve a variety of needs including information and entertainment. No matter what your interests are, there are several magazines that will hold your interest.
We have all seen the tabloid magazines that can be found in any grocery store check out line. They are covered with all the latest celebrity drama, with enticing headlines to encourage you to make that purchase. Magazines are marketed to all age groups, young and old.
Magazines including Readers Digest and Healthy Living contain articles that are based on fact and offer readers an insight to many views of hot topics. If you or someone in your family suffers from a particular illness, there are magazines that focus just on that issue, including diabetes and heart disease.
Women often are targeted by the magazine industry more than any other demographic. There are magazines on hair do's, the soap operas, parenting, improving your relationships, and balancing career and home. Women often look to such magazines for entertainment and support in their decisions. These magazines also offer insightful information for parents as well as stories from parents and working adults.
While many people believe women purchase more magazines, men also have their share. The most popular magazines for men are those with nudity, health and weight training, auto mechanics, and cars in general. The majority of these magazines entice men with either pictures of beautiful women, well built men, or vehicles with great paint jobs.
Both men and women enjoy popular magazines including Entertainment and People. These magazines are for entertainment purposes only. They often have articles on celebrities, dating tips, clothing, and weight loss programs.
The world of magazines doesn't stop there. A whole line of them is marketed directly to teens and young children. Teen magazines often focus on clothing, relationships, hair styles, and make up. Teen idols sell a lot of magazines, with large poster in the middle that unfolds to cover your bedroom wall! Almost all of them start with the word teen including Teen Beat, Teen People, and Teen Cosmo.
It doesn't seem like young children would be interested in magazines. However, there are many popular ones with themes that attract them. The Highlight series has been around for decades. It is full of stories and games for children. It provides hours of entertainment. Zoo Books is another very popular one. This monthly magazine features exciting stories about animals with colorful pictures.
Magazines are markets towards both genders and people of all ages. Magazine sells are in the millions annually. If you read a particular magazine on a regular basis, you should consider getting a subscription. It often costs less than the newsstand price, you get your magazine a few days before it hits the stores, and you have the convenience of it being delivered directly to your home. Magazine subscriptions also make a great gift for anyone for a variety of occasions.