The Boss Issue

Are you a female business owner? Be a part of our 5th Annual BOSS Issue!

Our BOSS issues are a way to showcase amazing female business owners, to offer advice about ways to grow your business, and to publish educational articles for those who aspire to start their own business. But, we also know not everyone is — or even wants to be — an entrepreneur. So, our BOSS issues also focus on what it means to be boss, not just in your career but also how to live your life with a total boss mindset.

How to Be in the BOSS Issue:

Be featured in our 5th Annual boss issue! There are several different ways for you to be included…

Option 1: Woman-Owned Business Ad Section

Do you want to get your business in front of thousands of readers who want to shop women-owned? Build your brand and promote your business in our special Woman-Owned Business ad section! We’re designating a special group section of our BOSS issue to promote woman-owned businesses. You can choose from various sizes and price points. These special discounted prices are only good for our BOSS issue, so you won’t want to miss out!

  • 1/16 Page Specialty Ad: $175
  • 1/8 Page Specialty Ad: $250
  • 1/4 Page Specialty Ad: $350
  • 1/2 Page Specialty Ad: $500

BONUS: Do you want to get the biggest bang for your buck? Contact us for more information on our annual all-inclusive advertising contracts, starting at just $155/month.

Option 2: Woman-Owned BOSS Business Directory

Get your business and website listed in our very first ever BOSS directory! The directory will be published in-print in our 5th Annual BOSS ISSUE which releases May 2024. The directory will also be included on our website with a link to your business website.

COST: $25

Option 3: BOSS Advertorial Spotlight,
Headshots & Exclusive Networking Event: SOLD OUT

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Check out samples of previous advertorial spotlight sections here.

For a list of full benefits, download our advertorial sell sheet here.


Tell our readers about your story, mission, and services to our readers in a clean, well-written “mini” article based off of our tried and true Q/A system. Our Boss advertorial section will highlight Female owned businesses. (Only 10 spots available, all spots are available on a first come, first served basis!)

BONUS: Your Boss Advertorial Spotlight also includes a photoshoot and mini happy hour. Get your headshot taken while also having a chance to network with other female business owners. This package includes 2-4 headshots for you to use in your own marketing. (yes, it is a total DEAL!) Secure your spot today!


Upgrade your advertorial spotlight with our special bundled rate! You’ll get everything included with our advertorial spotlight feature, plus a 1/4 page ad in the BOSS Issue AND a Newsletter Spotlight Feature
(Over $1,250 in value!)

$495 (Advertorial Only)
$795 (Bundle Upgrade)

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Option 4: BOSS Market Pop-Up Shop:


Vendor applications are now closed. But, please join us on May 7 from 6-8pm at Steinhart Brewery in downtown Frederick Maryland for our second annual BOSS MARKET and Girls Nite Out! Call your girlfriends and grab your tickets because this is a night you won’t want to miss.

Option 5: Nominate a Female Founder (10 Years or More):


Do you know an amazing new female entrepreneur who has been in business for more than 10 years? We’re currently accepting nominations for our Top Women list! If you’re a female owned businesses who has been in business for more than 10 years, this one’s for you! Nominations accepted through March 8. Winners are chosen by our editorial team based on business industry, mission, growth, impact and achievement. Winners will be listed in our Boss issue (includes headshot, name, title and business).


Read our previous BOSS Issues!

the Boss Issue cover

2023 Boss Issue

woman owned businesses

2022 Boss Issue

Female Entrepreneurs Magazine Cover

2021 Boss Issue