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These are the Top Publishing Companies and Platforms Headquartered in UK (2021)

This article showcases our top picks for the best UK based Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.

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We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top UK Publishing Companies

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Zephr

Zephr

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Zephr (formerly known as Blaize) helps leading media businesses and brands gear-up for the subscription economy. Our identity, access management and customer experience platform makes the swift deployment of personalized trial, sell and upsell journeys easy – all at unprecedented speed and scale.

Using the Zephr dynamic paywall technology, non-technical teams can design, test and deploy new reader registration, trial, subscription and retention journeys instantly using intuitive, code-free drag-and-drop tools.. .

Minute Media

Minute Media

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Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands.

To date, Minute Media’s owned and operated destinations include The Players’ Tribune, 90min, DBLTAP, Mental Floss, The Big Lead and FanSided.. .

Permutive

Permutive

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Rebuilding data in advertising to protect privacy

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

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Hipgnosis, which was founded by Merck Mercuriadis, is a Guernsey registered investment company established to offer investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated musical intellectual property rights. The Company has raised a total of over £625 million (gross equity capital) through its Initial Public Offering on 11 July 2018, and subsequent issues in April 2019, August 2019 and October 2019.

In September 2019, Hipgnosis transferred its entire issued share capital to the Premium listing segment of the Official List of the FCA and to the London Stock Exchange’s Premium segment of the Main Market.. .

BibliU

BibliU

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BibliU is an educational content platform that provide eTextbooks that work for academic libraries.

Yieldify

Yieldify

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Yieldify creates smart and simple marketing technology products that predict customer behaviour to optimize customer experience with brand revenue. Trusted by over 500 brands on more than 1,000 websites globally, Yieldify helps some of the world’s innovative companies drive incremental revenue, including Marks and Spencer, French Connection, Steiner Sports, Omni Hotels and Anthropologie.

3 years ago Yieldify only existed in the minds of its two founders. Fast forward to today and the company holds a position as one of the fastest growing tech startups in UK history with 5 offices spanning 3 continents, over 170 employees, 1000+ customers and 7 digit funding (from Google Ventures and Softbank).

Plus a few awards thrown in for good measure.. .

DeepCrawl

DeepCrawl

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DeepCrawl is a comprehensive website crawler, that provides their clients with a complete overview of their websites’ technical health. They aim to empower search marketers with actionable data and insights needed to make their websites visible, turning their organic traffic into revenue.

DeepCrawl is based of internal research, its clients saw on average, 62% growth within site visibility after utilizing the platform for just 12 months. All 6 major global group agencies utilize DeepCrawl to achieve results for their clients: WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, Havas, IPG, and Dentsu..

Wonderbly

Wonderbly

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Wonderbly is a full stack publishing startup from London. Wonderbly combines the power of stories with the possibilities of technology, to create magical, personalised experiences and make kids around the world more curious, clever and kind.

Their first product www.lostmy.name sold over 600,000 copies and shipped to over 135 countries in the world.. .

Grabyo

Grabyo

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Grabyo is the leader in real-time video. Its scalable, cloud-based platform enables broadcasters and content rights holders to instantly create, distribute and monetise real-time video clips across any platform and device.

With deep industry experience, Grabyo also provides broadcasters and rights holders with strategic guidance and support in order to extract maximum value from real- time video content and capitalise on the significant commercial opportunities in sharing live TV across web, social and mobile. Grabyo launched as a mobile-first platform in 2013 and works with broadcasters in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, as well as some of the most popular TV formats and largest advertisers..

IPV

IPV

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IPV is a provider of multi-media content management systems

MPP Global

MPP Global

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MPP Global delivers the only fully integrated cloud platform to identify, engage and monetise digital audiences. From metering and profiling to promotions, payments, subscriptions, and analytics, eSuite powers organisations to extract maximum value from their content and embrace monetisation opportunities prevalent in today’s digital landscape.

Founded in 2000, with offices throughout Europe, U.S., South America, and Australia, MPP Global has an impressive track record of helping companies create successful business models. Clients include Sky, The Times, McClatchy, The Football League, L’Equipe, Racing Post, Daily Mail, Local Media Group, New Zealand Herald, Debenhams, Philips and The Irish Times.

For more information about MPP Global, please visit http://www.mppglobal.com. .

ContentCal

ContentCal

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B2B SaaS Content Marketing Platform

Deep Zen

Deep Zen

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AI company focusing on audiobook production and voiceovers with an audiobook marketplace (audiowhale.com)

Proactive

Proactive

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Proactive is an international news and media organization providing coverage of companies in the small to mid-capitalization range that are listed on stock exchanges. It reports on breaking news, comment, and analysis on hundreds of listed companies across the globe daily.

Proactive has a team taken from the national and international news arenas as well as banking and communications. The organization is internet-based and has its own broadcast channel.

Proactive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in London, UK with additional offices in Australia, Canada and the United States. .

Reedsy

Reedsy

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Reedsy focuses on enabling authors to find and connect with publishers, editors, book cover designers, translators, and marketers to create and market their books. Reedsy offers collaboration tools that enable its customers to share files, message, discuss, allocate tasks, and make transactions.

Reedsy was founded in London by Emmanuel Nataf, Matt Cobb, Ricardo Fayet, and Vincent Durand in 2014.. .

Dianomi

Dianomi

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Dianomi is a global leader in content marketing.

Financial Times

Financial Times

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The Financial Times is a business news organization providing essential news, comments, data, and analysis for the global business community. It has a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 600,000 (Deloitte assured, Q1 2013).

FT.com has over 328,000 paying digital subscribers and the newspaper has a global print circulation of 273, 047 (ABCs, March 2013). Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving 34% of FT.com traffic and 15% of digital subscriptions.

FT education products now serve 25 of the world’s top 50 business schools.. .

Unbound

Unbound

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Unbound is an award-winning online crowd-funded publisher that allows authors to pitch their book ideas directly to readers. If readers like a book idea they can pledge to support a book.

Once a book reaches enough supporters to make it financially viable, the author can go ahead and write the book, which is then edited, typeset, printed and distributed by Unbound. The books bear the names of all the subscribers that enabled the book to happen..

Tech.eu

Tech.eu

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Tech.eu provides tech news, data, market intelligence, and insights into startup activity. It combines solid editorial products with data-driven market intelligence reports across investment stages, geographies, and sectors, as well as event, research, and consultancy services.

It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in London, England.. .

Perlego

Perlego

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Perlego is an eBook subscription service for academic and professional titles. Having partnered with over 2,600 of the world’s best publishers, it gives its users unlimited access to over 400,000 eBooks and publications via an affordable monthly subscription.

It aims to make learning material more accessible and affordable for both students and professionals alike. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in London, England..

Blue Duck Education

Blue Duck Education

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Blue Duck Education is the holding company behind Mangahigh.com which develops and publishes maths games for 11 to16 year-old students.

Zapnito

Zapnito

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Zapnito is a platform enabling organisations to share, promote, and monetize collective expertise.

Videoplaza

Videoplaza

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Our mission is to empower broadcasters and video publishers to build profitable and sustainable businesses in the internet-delivered TV world. More than 50% of the broadcasters in Europe run their advertising businesses on Karbon.

Our technology, built for video, is device agnostic and empowers publishers to trade across sales channels, maximising the value of their audiences. Due to our belief in valuing service equally to technology, we have local teams in London (HQ), Stockholm (R&D), Berlin, Cologne, Madrid, Paris, and Singapore..

Resident Advisor

Resident Advisor

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RA is an online music magazine and community platform that’s dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe.

unrd

unrd

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unrd is creating a new genre of entertainment by combining Hollywood quality plots with mobile storytelling techniques.

GiveMeSport

GiveMeSport

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GiveMeSport is a print-based sports publication which celebrates athleticism in all its diverse forms.

nDreams

nDreams

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nDreams is a videogame developer and publisher based in Farnborough, UK.

Campaign

Campaign

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Campaign is a magazine for the advertising, media, and communications industry. It provides its readers with the latest campaigns, news, jobs, gossip, and creative work with dedicated pages of media news, comments, and analysis in every issue.

Campaign is based in Teddington, London.. .

Mogul News

Mogul News

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Mogul News gives you the best content from the world’s leading publishers, such as the Financial Times, in one place.

Bibblio

Bibblio

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Bibblio helps digital publishers get the most from their content pages. Their content recommendation tools are designed to increase audience footfall, engagement and spend, directly improving site metrics and guaranteeing ROI.

Bibblio’s core product is an AI engine connecting millions of pieces of content based on relevance. Publishers use Bibblio’s tools to recirculate their content within their sites, direct users to their truly relevant promotional content and acquire new audiences by sharing traffic across their verticals..

SPARKLANE

SPARKLANE

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Set up in 2009, Sparklane is today the leading publisher of B2B Marketing& Sales Intelligence solutions using SaaS. The company is based in London and Paris, and employs 70 people.

Based on Big Data technology for collecting and processing business information about companies and decision-makers, Sparklane’s solutions have earned the trust of over 300 major account customers. More than ever before, knowing your customer inside out is what lies at the heart of top sales and marketing performance.

The digital era has totally changed the way these business areas work. Thanks to its unique algorithms, Sparklane provides its customers with the key to understanding their market and finding new business opportunities.

With over million of information feeds analysed in real time and key decision makers to engage with, Sparklane is the “best in class” company. Sparklane has won numerous awards and its customers and partners rate it so highly mainly because of the quality and reliability of its solutions..

Aggregion

Aggregion

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Our vision for Aggregion is ambitious, but simple: a universal license processing platform that allows all business participants (copyright holders, distributors, channels, and end customers) to seamlessly interact within a single trusted environment. The idea is similar to the Visa/Mastercard model, except Aggregion’s primary area of focus is on licenses, rights and rules.

Aggregion develops the back-end which is able to provide technology, network and governance for any type of licensing transactions, and integrating any external systems via API as needed.. .

Pollen - Social Platform

Pollen – Social Platform

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Next Generation Social Publishing

Smartology

Smartology

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Focusing on the rapid growth in content marketing, Smartology provides a key distribution channel for global brands to disseminate their content and thought leadership across premium media owner sites according to relevancy. Headquartered in London with a presence in the US and Asia, Smartology has run campaigns for over 120 of the world’s largest brands across global premium media owners including FT.com, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Reuters, The Economist, Bloomberg, BBC and many more.

Smartology’s content distribution solution uses machine learning and Natural Language Processing to semantically profile client’s branded content and dynamically serving these in ad units alongside relevant premium media owners’ articles. This has resulted in record engagement and click through rates for campaigns.

For more information visit www.smartology.net. .

Bonhill Group

Bonhill Group

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They are the leading specialists in growth businesses – entrepreneurs and CEOs, their investors, advisers and suppliers. Vitesse Media offers award-winning publications, fast-growing websites, exciting events and much-acclaimed research.

Their flagship titles include SmallBusiness.co.uk, Growth Company Investor, Information Age, GrowthBusiness.co.uk and What Investment. Their intention is to grow their business quickly through the development of innovative products and the acquisition of products and businesses in their fragmented b2b space.

Vitesse Media is quoted on AIM.. .

Bazaar Daily UK

Bazaar Daily UK

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Bazaar Daily UK (often also known as Daily News International) is a British subsidiary of Bazaar Daily News (also known as Daily News America) a publication created by British-American exchange students. It serves as the European front for Bazaar Daily News, enabling the company’s immense presence throughout the region.

Mohammed Sultan H. Khane who founded each of the 6 news agencies that bear his name, controls the subsidiary.

The collection of newspapers first began in 2002 under the name Fashion Bzaar as a periodical written school assignment and then evolved into what was FashionBzaar.net 4 years later; followed by Bazaardaily.com, and then Bazaardaily.co.uk, and then Bazaardailynews.com all of which remain owned by the same students. The name of their brand pays homage to a Middle Eastern shopping market “Bazaar” and a daily news periodical which creates “bazaar daily news.” At least one of their websites is a marketing firm while the others are all newspapers..

Clicksco

Clicksco

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Clicksco collects and analyses information, brand, products, and services data from on and offline sources. It offers search optimization and marketing, customer loyalty solutions, direct mail campaigns, bespoke Websites, specialist e-commerce tools, Web search, and comparison shopping solutions.

Clicksco also generates leads, aggregates prices, processes transactions, and manages the consumer relationship. It began operation in 2009, with its headquarters in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates..

infloAi

infloAi

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infloAi is a London-based software company building proprietary AI technology to make content creation simple, fast and affordable for any business. Currently, content teams are forced to stitch together multiple solutions, use expensive agencies or they simply cannot produce the level of engaging content required – turning their back on valuable revenue.

infloAi changes that: our technology helps streamline the process through clever automation – making it simple to produce content that will increase engagement and revenues. We’re now looking to grow our core team before raising Series A in Q4 2019..

Komodo Learning

Komodo Learning

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Komodo Learning is an online mathematics home learning app for children. It focuses on publishing effective mathematics apps that works in the home environment.

It’ is effective, adaptive, and fun to use, but importantly it doesn’t hook kids to the screen. The idea is that kids use it for a short time then go out and play.

This is important considering new generations of kids with health and weight problems. Komodo Learning also focus on giving parents control over rewarding kids.

Parents are the chief motivators without whom learning wouldn’t be effective. So there are cool roles and systems for keeping parents at the heart of the learning.

Komodo Learning was founded on 2013 and is headquartered in Belfast, United Kingdom.. .

Twizoo

Twizoo

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Twizoo is the world’s largest, non-stop source of user-generated content from social media. When customers love your brand, product and services, they shout about it on social media– like Twitter and Instagram.

Displaying these engaging pieces of social content where it matters most gives your audience relatable experiences from real people. Our Social Content Platform uses artificial intelligence plus the unique information on your pages to gather and display the user generated content that will resonate most with your audience, inspiring them to convert.

Twizoo is the only solution that can automate displaying highly-targeted social content across all of your pages. Thanks to a patent-pending AI, this means no time-consuming keyword set-up or human minions to curate content.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the results. For more information, visit www.twizoo.com and follow us on Twitter @TwizooSocial.

Courier

Courier

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Courier reports on modern business and startup culture from their headquarters in east London on topics from around the world. Launched in 2013, they are stocked in over 350 outlets in London and are increasingly available in locations around the UK and internationally.

They reach over 50,000 readers across the world with their print edition. They also work with a range of brands big and small to help them better understand the impact startup culture has on their business.

They produce strategy and insights and a range of creative materials including brand content, films, identity and digital products. To find out more about working with Courier..

Overleaf

Overleaf

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Overleaf is an academic authorship tool that allows seamless collaboration and effortless manuscript submission, all underpinned by cloud-technology. By providing an intuitive online collaborative writing and publishing platform, Overleaf is making the process of writing, editing and publishing scientific documents quicker and easier.

Researchers and academics can now write, collaborate, and publish with a single click, directly from the Overleaf web-app. Publishers and Institutions are partnering with Overleaf to provide customized writing templates, simple reference tool linking, and one-click publishing submission links.

Overleaf brings the scientific documentation process into a Google-docs like environment, developed to seamlessly connect the academic and publishing workflows from writing-to-review-to-publication. Overleaf, previously called WriteLaTeX, was founded by John Hammersley and John Lees-Miller, two mathematicians who worked together on the pioneering Ultra PRT Project and who were inspired by their own experiences in academia to create a better solution for collaborative scientific writing..

Hindawi

Hindawi

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Hindawi is a commercial publisher of peer-reviewed and fully OpenAccess research journals and papers. The company’s journals maintain the highest standards of peer review, with more than 40,000 internationally-recognized Editors serving on the Editorial Boards of Hindawi’s journals.

Many of the journals that Hindawi publishes are included in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Science Citation Index, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts. It was founded in 1997 and is based in London, England..

Edition Digital

Edition Digital

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Edition Digital empowers brands and publishers with a complete set of solutions to create and deliver inspiring content across all digital chanells. Creating interactive rich publications is simple with built-in design and animation tool with no coding required.

Publishers can create products that are easily branded, customized and personalized, with robust readership analytics. Built-in social sharing, SEO tools and easy app output help publishers and brands reach their target audience whatever device they are using..

Informa

Informa

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Informa provides knowledge, up-to-the minute information, and specialist skills and services to academics, businesses, and individuals worldwide. The company operates in three segments: academic publishing, business intelligence, and global events.

The academic publishing segment publishes a portfolio of online and print publications, including books and journals primarily for academic users in the areas of science, technology, medicine, humanities, and social sciences. The business intelligence segment offers business and financial information across a range of formats, including structured databases, subscription-based services, real-time news, and research and business-critical information to various sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, financial, law, commerce, commodities, maritime, and telecoms.

The global events segment organizes trade shows and exhibitions as well as large and small conferences.. .

Kudos

Kudos

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Kudos offers web-based tools and services to help researchers, institutions, publishers, and funders increase the impact of their research.

Welbeck Publishing Group

Welbeck Publishing Group

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Welbeck Publishing Group focus on illustrated non-fiction and children’s books for the co-edition market.

Coull

Coull

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Coull are an advertising technology company that aim to add value to any video. Coull do this through the OverStream Suite – a selection of video overlay advertising formats.

The formats create new inventory within the video player, to add value to publisher’s content and connect advertisers with audiences all over the world.. .

Woto

Woto

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Woto enables its users to publish standalone pages of information and share that information through social channels. The platform can be used to create articles, blogs, landing pages, single page sites, and more.

Woto was launched in 2013 by Ian Collins, Yusuf Comez, and Ekin Caglar. It is operated from London, England..

Movellas

Movellas

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Changing the experience of reading and writing stories for teens all over the world. Movellas is a self-publishing platform based around the Japanese concept of mobile short stories.

The market in Japan has exceeded 82 million people, meaning it became the fastest growing form of literature amongst Japanese teenagers. Users can create their own stories and publish to the social and interactive community, with fellow readers able to comment, give feedback and assist in developing each story.

Anyone can create their own ‘movella’ and it is accessible via the web or mobile device.. .

GamersFirst

GamersFirst

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GamersFirst is the leading Free2Play® MMOG publisher in the Western hemisphere. A service of K2 Network, GamersFirst.com reaches more than 28 million players in over 160 countries.

GamersFirst.com is where gamers gather to decide the price of the games they love to play–even when that price is “free.†Powered by GamersFirst CONNECT; the end-to-end game publishing, game operations, rapid game deployment and game community platform made available to all of GamersFirst’s Development Partners, GamersFirst.com features the hit MMO RPG and MMO FPS games War Rock, Knight Online, Sword of the New World and the future hits Parabellum, Victory, GoGoRacer and Taikodom. Read more about the company at http://www.GamersFirst.com/corporate/ and find all of their games at http://www.GamersFirst.com.

LifeBook

LifeBook

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LifeBook is a UK-based startup offering professionally written autobiographies as gifts for friends and family members.

Great British Chefs

Great British Chefs

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Great British Chefs was established to inspire foodie around the world to create amazing dishes and to help them learn various cooking tricks. We work with over 150 of Britain and Italy’s Greatest Chefs and have developed over 3,000 recipes with them.

We get over 1m visits to the site a month and have 1.3m followers on social media. We work strategically with brands to help them deliver on their objectives and KPIs.

We create inspirational content that is designed to inspire consumers to engage with the brand and its story. For a range of our casestudies visit http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/advertise.

Elsevier

Elsevier

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Elsevier provides scientific, technical, and medical information products and services. It publishes journals, books, and eBooks on topics related to subjects such as science, dentistry, health professions, nursing and midwifery, and veterinary.

It offers electronic products such as ScienceDirect, MD Consult, Scopus, bibliographic databases, and online reference works. The company serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide.

It partners with a global community of 7,000 journal editors, 70,000 editorial board members, 300,000 reviewers, and 600,000 authors to help customers advance science and health by providing necessary information and tools. Elsevier is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands with presence in over 24 countries.

It is a part of Reed Elsevier Group, a global publisher and information provider. Elsevier Asia Pacific is headquartered in Singapore with local offices across the region to support the needs of healthcare professionals, academics, and researchers..

Neon Nettle

Neon Nettle

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Neon Nettle as a free independent news source created by people for people, not corporations. Neon Nettle was launched as an educational and thought-provoking publication that has taken elements of the entertainment media to present its content in the best way possible.

At Neon Nettle delivers alternative news as mainstream continues become less valid with its ongoing practices of censorship and bias narratives.. .

Digitalbox

Digitalbox

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Digitalbox is a new generation of digital media business. Digitalbox is a pure play digital media company with a pedigree in emerging publishing technologies.

We are 100% digital and mobile-focussed. Beyond giving our audiences something to read, our e-commerce partnerships enable them to buy.

Our lead TV and celebrity news brand Entertainment Daily delivers millions of UK users every month, enabling advertisers and agencies to engage and drive communications with an audience at scale. Our strategy is to acquire, transform and grow digital properties with potential.

Digitalbox was listed in The Sunday Times HISCOX Tech Track 100 in 2015 and 2016, placing it amongst Britain’s top 100 fastest growing private tech companies.. .

Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group

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GMG is a leading multimedia business. The diverse portfolio includes national and regional newspapers, websites, radio stations, magazines and B2B media.

Our flagship is the Guardian newspaper and website. GMG is wholly owned by the Scott Trust..

Zeddit

Zeddit

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Zeddit is the #1 way to grow your paid magazine audience

The Tab

The Tab

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The Tab is a university news network run by people who like being first. They have teams of writers at leading universities in the US and UK, breaking stories and shooting videos that are seen around the world.

They were founded by three undergraduates at Cambridge University in 2009 as a reaction to out-of-touch student newspapers. Since then, The Tab has grown into a global movement of bold, fearless and entertaining journalists reaching millions of readers every month..

Flooved

Flooved

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Flooved.com makes existing expensive textbooks redundant and increases engagement between professors and students. We believe access to textbooks should be free and so we help students across the world by providing them with interactive, social and free eTextbooks online.

We are disrupting the entire academic textbook market and provide value to students by cutting out the publishers. We do this by getting our content straight from the authors themselves for free.

Why we are better than not just Textbooks but also MOOC’s: MOOC’s are mostly tailored for life long learners who are outside of the university system whereas Flooved is aimed at students and professors who are at univeristy, supporting them and adding value so that their students can access more high quality content and study more effectively. Unlike other eTextbooks our platform and content is social: currently students use social networks but not to study and most academic networks are not used by students.

So by building the interactivity around the texts themselves, students and professors can engage more effectively with each other. The more they do this the more the value that Flooved provides increases..

READBUG

READBUG

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Discover independent magazines. A curated reading experience bringing you independent, classic, cult and award-winning magazines from around the world for a monthly membership.

Available and optimised for your iOS device, a membership to READBUG is an adventure into the world of independent publishing.. .

Future plc

Future plc

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Future is an international publishing group and leading digital business. Set up in 1985 with a single magazine, Future has grown to a portfolio of over 200 print titles, apps, websites and events.

Approximately 500 people work across our offices in the UK, USA and Australia. .

Gofar Enterprises Ltd

Gofar Enterprises Ltd

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Media publishing company in the cycling, tech and snowsports sectors

Infinite Mixed Reality

Infinite Mixed Reality

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Infinite Mixed Reality is a full-service virtual reality and augmented reality agency.

Which?

Which?

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Which? is a publishing platform that offers reviews of consumer products and services. It aims to promote informed consumer choice in the purchase of goods and services, by testing products, highlighting inferior products or services, raising awareness of consumer rights, and offering independent advice.

Founded in 1957, Which? is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.. .

New Internationalist

New Internationalist

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New Internationalist is a multi-award winning, independent, non-profit media co-operative. For over 40 years, we’ve specialized in investigative reporting, publishing our magazine and books on human rights, politics, social and environmental justice.

We’re proud to have received many awards for our publishing excellence, most recently Utne Reader’s Independent Press Award for ‘Best International Coverage’, and Amnesty International’s Media Award for ‘Best Content, Consumer Magazines’. The United Nations has also awarded us for our ‘outstanding contribution to world peace and development’.

We invest in in-depth reporting and publishing because we believe it is essential. A well informed population is crucial for a functioning democracy.

We have no media mogul or corporate advertisers influencing what we do. We are totally independent and non-profit, funded mainly by subscriptions and donations..

ckbk

ckbk

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ckbk is a new digital subscription service for food lovers, often compared to “Spotify for recipes”. Building on a Top 1000 list of the world’s best cookbooks, assembled with input from the world’s leading chefs and food writers, they have assembled a curated collection of hundreds of the world’s best and most influential cookbooks to create the ultimate one-stop destination for food lovers.

ckbk makes the full content of these cookbooks instantly searchable from any device, with access to 100,000+ recipes. Users will be able to create their own ” playlists” of favourite recipes, and find inspiration via personalised recommendations..

How.to

How.to

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How.to is a discovery platform and managed marketplace helping people and organisations to discover and learn what they want, when and how. It likes to call itself the Amazon of digitized content, where content can be any type of video, audio, image or text.

Setting a new standard in discovery with unified intelligence using AI. Making relevance convenience and content a choice.

It’s AI powered platform enables users from all over the world to come together to share, learn and interact. It’s mission is to empower people and organisations around the world to achieve more..

Quill

Quill

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Quill is the global leader in multi-language content production for ecommerce.

Rebellion Developments Ltd

Rebellion Developments Ltd

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Rebellion is one of the independent game developers.

1854 Media

1854 Media

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They publish award-winning magazines on tablet devices, smartphones and in print, help other creators of print products to make the transition to bespoke, re-imagined digital products, and develop software tools for publishing on touchscreen and mobile devices. Their own publications include the British Journal of Photography and Popular Science UK, while their recent projects include the iPad edition of 125 Magazine.

They also create bespoke interactive advertising for tablets and smartphones, and they are the official UK representative of the Mag+ digital publishing system.. .

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

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The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent non-profit organization. The Bureau pursues journalism which is of public benefit by undertaking in-depth research into the governance of public, private and third sector organizations and their influence.

They also make their work freely available under a Creative Commons license. The Bureau was formed and is funded on the assumption that investigative journalism is indispensable to democracy in providing the public with the knowledge and facts about the way in which important institutions in their society operate, so that they can be fully informed citizens.

The Bureau believes that as the established media struggles with the impact of reduced resources alternative funding models are crucial to the survival of journalism which provides a public benefit, and such journalism can be a valuable addition to daily news output. Based at City University London, the Bureau works in collaboration with other groups to get its investigations published and distributed.

Since its foundation the Bureau has worked with BBC File On Four, BBC Panorama, BBC Newsnight, Channel 4 Dispatches, Channel 4 News, al Jazeera English, the Independent, the Financial Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, Le Monde, mediapart, the Guardian, the Independent, the Daily Mirror, and the Observer. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism was founded in April 2010 and is based in London, United Kingdom..

News-Medical.Net

News-Medical.Net

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News Medical is an online, open-access medical website that provides information for healthcare professionals, medical researchers, and engaged consumers. The website aims to segment, profile, and distribute medical news to the widest possible audience of potential beneficiaries worldwide and to provide a forum for ideas, debate, and learning as well as to facilitate interaction between all parts of the medical health sciences community worldwide.

News Medical is based in Manchester, England with Offices in London and Sydney.. .

The PPL Group

The PPL Group

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Your creative partner from concept to Completion As the UK’s leading programme publisher

SCORRERS

SCORRERS

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Scorrers is a global giveaway and gift platform. Publish a giveaway in 60 sec or less.

Or send a gift to family, friends or supporters in even less time. Offering celebrities, public persons, sports clubs, organisations or businesses of any size to maintain and expand their fans and followers base.

Giveaways boosts the interaction on social networks, as well as on other websites and webstores. Leading to increased revenues and/or better results from all marketing activities.

Including but not limited to boosts in brand awarness, brand recognition, PR results, etc. WHO IS IT FOR? First and foremost, Scorrers is for you, everyday people who wants and appretiate a nice gifts from their role models and/or sports clubs.

We all love it and we all want it as much and as often possible. At the end, it is all free and fun.

On the other side, there are clubs, businesses, organisations and comapnies of all sizes. Or celebrities, famous and public persons, well known profesional athletes or musicians, actors/actresses, entrepeneurs etc.

Gaijin Entertainment

Gaijin Entertainment

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Gaijin Entertainment is the largest independent video game developer in Russia. Founded in 2002, Gaijin Entertainment employs more than 100 people, consisting of industry thought leaders and highly qualified specialists.

Gaijin Entertainment has offices located in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Voronezh and Sevastopol and in 2013 opened a new office in Germany. Over the last 12 years, Gaijin Entertainment has developed more than 30 games for different platforms: PC, Mac OS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS and Android.

The company’s diverse portfolio has been recognized by the industry and earned several distinguished awards, including several KRI Awards such as Best Game Developer, Best Mobile Game, Best Simulation Game, Best Action, Best Technology, Best Sound, and many more. Gaijin Entertainment’s award-winning game Il-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey rates as one of the Top 10 Best Reviewed Flight Simulation Games of All Times according to reviews aggregation website Gamerankings.com.

Today the company’s main project is War Thunder — a cross-platform MMO combat game for PC, Mac OS and PlayStation 4, dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles and fleets. War Thunder for the PlayStation 4 is a console launch title, making Gaijin Entertainment the first Russian developer to ever have a game featured as a launch title on any console in history.

More than 8 000 000 players have already participated in open beta-testing of the PC and Mac Version, and War Thunder was awarded as Best Simulation Game at Gamescom 2013 expo. When creating games, Gaijin Entertainment uses its own proprietary technology, the Dagor Engine, which has received several Best Technology awards from industry pundits..

Ripstone

Ripstone

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Ripstone is an independent UK based games publisher specialising in digitally distributed video games. Part of the strength of being an independent developer is the focus, unity and agility that come from being small.

Sometimes however, you need something for your game that you simply don’t have at your disposal – that’s where we come in. Our focus is on the ever-growing digital gaming space, be that downloadable console gaming, social networks, browser-based games, mobile or whatever is just around the corner.

Ripstone has been founded with the knowledge that games are evolving at an ever increasing speed, and that what is a niche market today could so very easily become tomorrow’s key business opportunity. Publishing video games on a number of different platforms including handheld and home consoles, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android; Ripstone is best known for games such as Pure Chess, the award-winning Knytt Underground, Big Sky Infinity and Gun Commando..

Macmillan

Macmillan

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Macmillan Publishers Ltd is one of the largest and best known international publishing groups in the world.

mTag

mTag

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Empowering professional creatives to earn from their visual media by serving advertising within or around it wherever it’s published.

Erly Stage Studios

Erly Stage Studios

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We are a Educational Ventures studio with a focus on digital publishing and entertainment for the Education Vertical. Our mission is simple.

To make learning fun through engaging technology and content.. .

Outlook Publishing

Outlook Publishing

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Online and printed B2B magazines aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision makers, providing a superb platform.

The Memo

The Memo

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The Memo is a new publication for people curious about the future, reporting on the individuals, technology and ideas changing the world. Based in London with correspondents in New York, San Francisco and Paris, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.

Whether you’re looking to stay on top of the latest wearables, explore new models behind publishing, or take a look inside the R&D departments of the world’s most cutting-edge companies, The Memo provides an intelligent perspective on innovation and how it influences their everyday lives.. .

Booxscale

Booxscale

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Booxscale is a transaction platform that connects a range of aggregated businesses with websites, directories, apps, and technologies. The platform features data capture, crawling, optimization, third party tracking partnerships, real-time reporting dashboards, performance-based leads, and cross-platform connectivity.

Marketplaces are offered performance-based leads and bookings. Publishers are provided with customer-based integration solutions.

Booxscale was launched in 2015 by Max Moore and Jozef Wallis and is based in London.. .

Texere Publishing

Texere Publishing

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Texere creates compelling stories in science, technology and medicine. Use us to increase engagement in your company or organization.

They develop and deliver customized print, digital, audio and media content for companies, patient organizations and regional development agencies, helping them improve services and strengthen relationships with their client base. Texere partners with clients who wish to provide valued products to their customers.

They develop the editorial content, handle design and production, target the audience and generate reports for clients.. .

IN2 Search Interfaces Development Limited

IN2 Search Interfaces Development Limited

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IN2 Search Interfaces Development Limited collects, organizes, discovers, enriches and presents photos, documents and audiovisual files.

Euromoney Institutional Investor

Euromoney Institutional Investor

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Euromoney Institutional Investor is a leading international business to business media group.

Level Up Media

Level Up Media

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Level Up Media is a technology company that creates online destination for gaming and eSports fans to watch on demand video.

tibit

tibit

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Based in London, U.K., tibdit is a social payments and donations platform focused on providing micro-donations and payments using the bitcoin network. The platform provides a convenient tipping and donation service that gives its users the chance to reward others online with payments between 3 and 75 British pounds.

It is recommended for charitable organizations, bloggers, and artists looking for ways to generate income online. tidbit’s frictionless service allows users to pre-purchase their tips or “tibs” in bundles.

The platform was launched in 2013.. .

Appticles

Appticles

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Appticles is an online platform suited for content creators (bloggers, small and medium publishing houses, but also data-driven enterprises) that enables them to effortlessly reach their mobile audience by packaging their existing content into cross-platform mobile web applications. We bring forth the HTML5 technology, empowering content creators, to better reach and target their mobile audience regardless of the mobile operating system (iOS, Android, Windows Phone/RT, BB10, FirefoxOS & Tizen) or device type (smartphone or tablet) they are using.

The platform has an intuitive workflow with a rich set of features that makes it easier for content creators to personalize their own mobile web applications: ❖ Social reading experience on mobiles & tablets Users can easily share content from within the mobile web applications on their favorite social media channels. This way, their friends & followers can simply tap on a link and immediately have access to the application, without needing to install anything.

That’s priceless! ❖ Themes and custom appearance Choosing from multiple themes, customizing the colors & fonts, adding logos and mixing different graphic elements makes the brand consolidate its identity. ❖ Responsive UI All mobile web applications are sensitive to orientation changes: landscape and portrait.

In other words, the look and feel of the mobile web app seamlessly morphs into the screen size of the user’s device. ❖ Offline mode capability Users can still access the mobile web application even if they’re on a tube, on a plane or if their signal is poor.

This enhanced reading experience is all possible through this type of mobile web applications. ❖ Monetization Monetizing the mobile web apps can be achieved either through ads, paid subscriptions or social micropayments.

Regardless of the chosen monetization model, all the money goes directly in the content creator’s pocket. There’s no shared revenue constraint.

Tilda Publishing

Tilda Publishing

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Tilda Publishing builds beautiful websites and tell stories without any code. Tilda helps create great websites, long reads, presentations and landing pages, as well as photo stories, blogs, look books, portfolio, and all other kinds of web projects.

Tilda is basically an easy-to-use responsive page builder.. .

Contentment Ltd

Contentment Ltd

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Beautifully simple app publishing

THE GROOVY GROUP

THE GROOVY GROUP

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Established in 1999. Global Search Engines Keyword: @thegroovygroup We are reliable professionals with over 21 years experience.

We listen to our customers and work with them to address their needs through innovative solutions. Involved in many informative global ventures in multimedia, and publishing.

Featuring: Music, Numerology Services, Travel Agency, Online eShopping, and much more.. .

Horizon Guides

Horizon Guides

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Horizon Guides aims to help people enjoy more authentic and memorable travel experiences. From seeing the Northern lights to visiting the Rio carnival, exploring Alaska and walking with gorillas in the wild, it encourages them to engage more closely with local communities and explore the culture.

The guides offer impartial advice from professional travel writers, while the company makes its revenue from its partnerships with tour operators.. .

Scoop Magazine

Scoop Magazine

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Scoop Magazine offers a bi-monthly printed magazine designed to inspire and nurture a love of reading and stories. Every second month it brings together a host of writers and illustrators who create original fiction and nonfiction.

The company was founded in 2015 with a mission is to make the readers laugh, think, and wonder with the best writing and illustration.. .

Uni2

Uni2

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Uni2 is the fastest growing student company in the UK.

Lexology

Lexology

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Lexology is a web-based service that provides company law departments and law firms with the practical intelligence.

HIT Entertainment

HIT Entertainment

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HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading pre-school entertainment companies, specialising in building powerful brands based on engaging stories. HIT Entertainment’s world-class portfolio includes Thomas & Friends®, Mike the Knight™, Fireman Sam®, Bob the Builder, Barney®, Angelina Ballerina®, Pingu® and Rainbow Magic®.

HIT Entertainment excels at creating and building globally successful brands which capture the hearts and imaginations of pre-schoolers and their families. This is achieved through exceptional storytelling in multiple formats, enhanced by creating high quality character-based products and experiences with best-in-class partners.

HIT Entertainment’s lines of business span television and home entertainment production, content distribution, digital media, publishing, consumer products and live events and attractions. HIT Entertainment is a division of Fisher-Price and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan..

Bookbarn International

Bookbarn International

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Situated in the stunning countryside between Bath, Bristol and Wells, Bookbarn International is a unique bookseller and a bibliophile’s dream. Not only do they house the most comprehensive and diverse range of Antiquarian, Rare and Collectable books in the world, they provide the opportunity to buy books online and to visit their vast actual bricks and mortar warehouse itself.

In addition to browsing their collection online you can order or reserve by phone for fast shipping, or stroll down to collect in person. And, if you want to sell your own books through us, they’ll set you up as one of their vendors.

Perfect for a family day out. There is plenty of opportunity for all with hundreds of thousands of books in their warehouse; £1 used books with genres and sections to suit all ages and interests, including the children’s area and large print books.

You can lose yourself for hours browsing the shelves and The Full Stop Café is waiting for you on site for when you want to examine your finds over lunch or just relax with a cup of coffee with your book.. .

Sutton Publishing Ltd.

Sutton Publishing Ltd.

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Sutton Publishing Ltd. operates as a history publisher.

Sutton Publishing offers various books on military, aviation, naval, autobiography and biography, history, leisure pursuits, and transport.. .

PPA

PPA

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The PPA has been synonymous with magazines for over 100 years but today our membership is made up of modern media businesses carving out a new future defined by trusted, quality content. They represent and support almost 250 companies, ranging from consumer magazine publishers to business-to-business data and information providers, customer magazine publishers and smaller independents.

Whether on the page, through a screen, or face-to-face, their members create professional, influential content that resonates with target audiences and drives real action. As the voice of professional publishers for 100 years, the PPA is committed to ensuring their members have the tools to evolve into dynamic, multi-platform media companies..

DataPress

DataPress

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DataPress is a privately held company that is an engine for publishing data.

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