Financial Investment

After we receive your Franchise Application, we will review your qualifications, call and discuss them with you, and if we feel we are a good match, we’ll invite you to a personal interview.

You may choose to purchase a new, undeveloped franchise territory or purchase an existing magazine business from one of our selling publishers.

New Franchise Territory

  • You pay a one-time turn key business fee of $49,500 (Note: Using retirement funds from 401Ks, IRAs, etc. can be approved by the IRS so you avoid penalties or paybacks.)
  • Ongoing monthly royalty fee payment of $150 or 7% of monthly gross sales (whichever is greater) for the first 6 months, and then
  • $300 or 7% of monthly gross sales (whichever is greater) thereafter.
  • For franchise locations outside of the U.S., there is a $5,000 international transaction fee.

Existing Franchise for Sale

Pricing varies depending on the market.  Inquire here for information on pricing and purchasing details related to existing markets available for resale.

Your Franchise Fee Includes:


  • Monthly editorial calendar
  • Monthly Publishers Option Package (POP). 20+ pages of global and national editorial; eco, global and health briefs, feature articles, departments and promotional support materials
  • Monthly Cover options with archives of historical cover layouts and graphics
  • Layout/production of your first three issues, including layout, editing and proofreading by the Natural Awakenings production staff 
  • A credit towards your own Natural Awakenings custom website designed to bring local and national attention to your business, attract advertisers and produce additional potential revenue streams
  • Licensed copy of your own accounting software
  • Proprietary database system for lead management, customer contacts, sales/contracts and distribution
  • Professional, personalized Natural Awakenings media kits and rate sheets
  • Huge inventory of photos, illustrations and graphics
  • Access to publisher’s intranet system with access to:
    • Successful advertising samples from all types of businesses to use in your own sales presentations
    • Professional training to write effective advertising copy
    • Proprietary marketing materials including: business cards, signs, directories, expo and networking samples

Your training begins immediately upon executing our franchise agreement. We begin with all of your back office setup, including; website development, database management, and QuickBooks installation and training. You will be scheduled to attend our next available training school, in Naples, Florida, where you will learn every facet of operating your Natural Awakenings magazine business.

Regular weekly sales training webinars and ongoing training workshops will support you with sales tools and guidance, advertising ad copy, ad layout, editorial and distribution support, and much more!

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Business Model

Financial Investment

Common Questions

Readership Demographic

Learn every facet of
operating the business

Cost of purchasing
a magazine franchise

Answers to frequently
asked questions

Breakdown of who
our readers are

Publisher Testimonials

Available Markets

Franchise Application

 Franchise Inquiries

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publishers are saying

Discover where we have
franchise availability

Complete and submit
an application to get started

Questions? Ask away!

This is not an offer to sell a Natural Awakenings franchise. A franchise can only be offered through the Natural Awakenings Franchise Disclosure Document. Natural Awakening Publishing Corp. is headquartered at 4933 Tamiami Trail N., Ste. 203, Naples, Florida 34103. Your questions are always welcome. We can be reached by telephone at 239-530-1377 or by email at