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Life is short.
Are you living it?

Lifestyle Publications connects and inspires communities through locally-focused magazines that connect people and build communities. If you are proud of your city and you want to make an impact or you want control of your time and want to run your own thing then let’s see if we are a good fit. You don’t need publishing experience, just fill out the form to start.

Get to know us a little better.

Lifestyle Publications launched Leawood Lifestyle, its flagship publication, in September 2009. In a time of economic downturn, Leawood Lifestyle’s uplifting content and good news about the community was welcomed by readers, and the community-inspired content immediately became something that neighbors looked forward to receiving in their mailboxes each month. By mid-2011, Lifestyle was producing four community-focused monthly publications which served nearly 60,000 homeowners in the most affluent suburbs of Kansas City. With such success in the Kansas City market, Lifestyle licensed the rights to produce magazines across the country and is now represented by 120 magazines in 32 states and counting.

We’re not your average franchise.

Other Franchises

  • 60K

    Average franchise cost in the U.S.

  • 200K

    Average total startup spend

  • 20K-30K

    Average annual cost for franchise support + marketing materials

  • 10%

    Average royalty for business-related franchise

Lifestyle Publications

  • 3K

    Lifestyle Publications franchise cost

  • 8.8K-16.4K

    Lifestyle Publications average startup spend

  • Included in Royalty Fee

  • 7%

    Lifestyle Publications below-average royalty

Still not sure? Don’t just take our word for it - our franchisees say it best.

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We are here for you.

Even though our publishers work independently in their hometowns, they never feel alone. While they are launching their publications and long afterward, our publishers are offered continued training and support through all of their various stages of growth and expansion.

  • Training and Onboarding

    Comprehensive web-based training and onboarding and specialized support through the launch of your magazine

  • Continued Education + Networking

    Conferences, weekly virtual calls, and connectivity to all of our publishers for advice and feedback

  • Home Office Backing

    Custom CRM and accounting system, custom email and calendar system, and automatic invoice processing

  • Skilled Team Members

    Designers layout your magazine and create custom ad designs to our high standards of elevated design

  • Sales Support

    Continued access to our well-trained and experienced sales team to help support and grow your magazine

  • Brand + Identity Promotion

    Printing and distribution of your publication plus a custom magazine profile on our digital platform

We're growing fast

For multiple years, Lifestyle has been recognized by INC Magazine as one of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States and was voted the 16th fastest-growing private company in the United States by Corporate Report. We’re currently creating inspiration and connection in the following communities.

Starting your own business is easy.

In just a few simple steps, you’ll be ready to get your business going. Here’s a look at how easy it is to learn more about who we are and commit to our partnership.

  1. 1Complete the Form

    After completing the form we will schedule a call with you so we can get to know each other and see if we are a good fit.

    (15-20 minute call)

  2. 2Deep Dive Meeting

    We will walk you through our process explaining how we come alongside you so that you can be successful. For example, how we handle all design and printing of your publication so you don’t have to stress.

    (1 hour video meeting)

  3. 3Final Q’s

    We’ll answer all your questions and review what owning your own publication means and what partnership with us entails.

    (30 - 60 minute call)

  4. 4Onward and Upward

    Once it’s official we will set up your training and begin the process of ramping up your publication for its’ first issue. If you can’t tell by now, we will be with you the whole time.

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Are you ready to bring a Lifestyle Publication to your city?

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Get started today!