Santa Cruz, California—September 20, 2023—Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards has named MASSAGE Magazine a finalist for an Eddie Award, which honors editorial content. The magazine’s Sept. 2022 issue #316, themed Career Success, is a finalist in the category of Full Issue, Healthcare.

Eddie & Ozzie finalists represent the highest scoring entries per category, adjudicated by qualified editorial and design professionals, according to Folio. This year, more than 1,100 entries were received across nearly 170 categories. View the complete list of finalists. The award winners will be announced Oct. 24.

“The publishing industry is bursting with talented professionals working around the clock to deliver meaningful and engaging content to communities of like interests around the globe,” said Trish Borrelli, senior marketing director of the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. “Writers and creatives not only have to break through the noise to engage audiences, they have to make it happen even faster with access to content at our fingertips 24/7. When you truly consider how difficult it is to reach and engage an audience with your content over other options, and then see the ripple effect from the buzz created, you understand why this recognition program means so much to the publishing industry.”

In 2022 MASSAGE Magazine won first place in the FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards category of Full Issue, B2B, Health & Wellness for its August 2021 issue #303, themed Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

The articles* that ran in the September 2022 Career Success issue were:

“Career Success: The Independent Practitioner” — Author: Michael Koplen, DC, LMT

“Career Success: The Employed Practitioner” — Author: Karen Menehan

“Am I Really an Independent Contractor?” — Author: Allison M. Payne

“Next Steps: Advanced Business StrategiesBuild a Business that Takes Care of Your Needs Too” — Author: Amy Bradley Radford, LMT, BCTMB

“Authority, the Most Important Element of Effective Marketing” — Author: Melinda Hastings, LMT, BCTMB

“Squeezing In: Understanding How You Fit into Your Marketplace” — Author: Kelly Bowers

Palliative Massage: A Growing Need for Caring Touch to Relieve Suffering” — Author: Cindy Spence, MPH, LMT

“Top 7 Ways to Create Effective Holiday Promotions” — Author: Cherie Sohnen-Moe

“The Secret Serratus Society: Freeing the Breath Under the Shoulder” — Author: Thomas Myers

*some headlines have been rewritten for digital purposes


Karen Menehan, Editor-in-Chief

MASSAGE Magazine