7 Publisher Business Success Stories [2023]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Publisher Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a publisher business:

1. Medium ($34.8M/year)

How much they make: $34.8M/year
Current team size: 5288


How Was Medium Developed?
They started Medium over 11 years ago
They grew the business to $2.9M/month

2. Dinosaur House ($72K/year)

How much they make: $72K/year
How much did it cost to start: $500
Current team size: 4


Pandemic Pivots: 6-Figures in 12 Months from a New Productized Service

DinosaurHouse.com's owner adjusted his business from writing to producing children's books after the pandemic hit and hit six figures.

Timmy started Dinosaur House about 3 years ago
Timmy grew the business to $6K/month
It cost Timmy $500 to start the business

Learn more about starting a publisher business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a publisher business?
-> Pros and cons of a publisher business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established publisher business
-> Marketing ideas for a publisher business

Other resources

4. Office 365

Collaborate for free with online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, in OneDrive. Share them with others and work together at the same time.

  • Website traffic: 1.52B/month
  • Business rank: #24

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5. Medium

Medium is an open platform where readers find dynamic thinking, and where expert and undiscovered voices can share their writing on any topic.

  • Estimated revenue: $2.9M/month
  • Website traffic: 165M/month
  • Business rank: #138

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6. BMC, research in progress

  • Website traffic: 11.3M/month
  • Business rank: #2.96K

Check out their full website ➜

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