bigstock-Question-mark-puzzle-backgroun-51089908Here are answers to some of your most Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Is BYOU Magazine a print or digital magazine?

A: BYOU Magazine has transitioned from a seasonal print publication to the digital platform of our Girls Empowerment Membership where girls now receive weekly empowerment articles and tips, monthly self-esteem webinars, digital publications (including 17 of our most popular past issues!), and more!

Q: How much is a membership?

A: A membership to BYOU Magazine is $19.99/year and you can purchase a membership HERE or in the BYOU Magazine app on iOS, Android, and Amazon devices.

Q: Can I purchase a membership as a gift?

A: Absolutely! Our Girls Empowerment Membership makes a great gift! Click HERE to purchase a gift membership, and click HERE for a gift announcement card to print or email to gift recipient!

Q: How do I activate my membership?

A: It’s easy! You’ll need your 8-digit membership code and zip code to activate your membership. Click HERE for activation instructions.

Q: Has my print subscription transitioned into a digital membership?

A: Yes, all former BYOU Magazine print subscribers have been transitioned into our new Girls Empowerment Membership, with a FREE bonus year added to every subscription! New memberships codes were USPS mailed and emailed to subscribers to activate your membership. If you do not have your new 8-digit membership code, please email us at membership@byoumagazine.com and we’ll send it to you right away!

Q: How do the monthly self-esteem webinars work?

A: As a member, you’ll receive invitations via email to attend the free live self-esteem webinars that are part of your membership. All webinar information is also available in the BYOU Magazine app in the News & Events members section–plus the app has save-the-date banners announcing dates for upcoming webinars! If you cannot attend the webinar live, they are recorded for later viewing too! Please be sure we have a current email address for you; if you need to update or add an email address to your membership account, please email us at membership@byoumagazine.com.

Q: Can I buy single copies of past print issues?

A: Most of our past print issues (2012-2017) are available for purchase for $3.95 plus shipping. If interested, please email support@byoumagazine.com.

Q: Can I get a peek of the magazine to review before purchasing a membership?

A: Absolutely! Download our FREE digital app at the iOS, Android, and/or Amazon stores and take a free two-minute sneak peek into any of our issues!

Q: How do I enter to win free prizes?

A: Visit BYOUmagazine.com/prizes and fill out the form at the bottom of the page!

Q: How can I be in BYOU Magazine?

A: Visit BYOUmagazine.com/submit and fill out the application for the area(s) you are interested in applying for!

Q: How do I submit my story idea for editorial review? 

A: Send an email to submit@BYOUmagazine.com and we’ll get in touch with you regarding your story idea (note, we cannot respond to all submission emails).

Q: What are advertising rates for print and online advertising for my company/brand in BYOU Magazine?  

A: You’ll want to connect with Phil Gilliam, our National Sales Director, to discuss advertising in BYOU Magazine. His contact information: (303) 667-8886 / phil@BYOUmagazine.com

Q: Can I do an internship at BYOU Magazine?

A: We are always looking for enthusiastic, quality interns! Please visit our Internship Postings page at byoumagazine.com/internships for information.

Q: Can I use BYOU Magazine as a fundraiser for my event or group?

A: We’d love to help support your group’s fundraiser! Please contact Phil Gilliam, our National Sales Director, for information: (303) 667-8886 / phil@BYOUmagazine.com

Q: How do we book CEO/Publisher Debra Gano for a media or speaking appearance?

A: For Debra Gano’s speaker and/media appearance opportunities, please email support@BYOUmagazine.com or call 855-BYOU-MAG (855-296-8624) for more information, availability, and speaker fees!


  1. Hi Jackee, yes! BYOU Magazine offers a lot of variety in regards to the ethnicity of the girls featured (on the cover, in our articles and regular features). You can download a free issue from our app on your mobile device to review a sample copy. Please let us know if you have any questions, we’d be happy to assist!

  2. Does the magazine have alot of variety of ethnicity of girls? Not just mostly one ethnic group of girls.

  3. Micaela, please contact our customer service department at support@BYOUmagazine.com. We are glad to update the subscriber’s address in our system. We look forward to hearing from you!

  4. I bought a subscription on Zulily for my niece for Christmas how do I change the address to hers?

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