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40 Trending Publishing Businesses to Watch in 2022

Looking for examples of successful publishing businesses?

We've put together a list of the most popular and famous publishing businesses in the world.

With each example, we show website rank, traffic data, and what their websites look like, so you can be inspired for your own business.

Here's the list:

  • 1

    BowTied Opossum

    Get smarter about all things digital. Affiliate marketing, e-commerce, analytics, and digital marketing.

    Start and grow your first online business today. Click to read WiFi Money, by BowTied Opossum, a Substack publication with thousands of readers.

    • Estimated revenue: $3K/month
    • Business rank: #572

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 2

    Reedsy

    Reedsy allows authors to find and work with the best publishing professionals: from developmental editors to book cover designers, publicists and translators.

    • Estimated revenue: $1.8M/month
    • Website traffic: 4.13M/month
    • Business rank: #8.71K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 3

    IntechOpen

    IntechOpen is a leading global publisher of Journals and Books within the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. We are the preferred choice of over 60,000 authors worldwide.

    • Website traffic: 3.14M/month
    • Business rank: #9.52K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 4

    Sociopost

    The best news, videos and pictures on the web as voted on by the Sociopost community. Breaking news on Technology, Politics, Entertainment, and more!

    • Business rank: #16.3K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 5

    KendallHunt

    Kendall Hunt Publishing

    • Website traffic: 250K/month
    • Business rank: #35.6K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 6

    Notion Press

    Notion Press is India's Fastest Growing Self-publishing company with 4000+ books published. We have integrated book publication services for Print & eBook.

    • Business rank: #52.1K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 7

    Scribe Media

    Scribe Media (formerly Book in a Box), has made it easier than ever for thought leaders to turn their ideas into a professionally published book.

    • Estimated revenue: $1.3M/month
    • Business rank: #72.8K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 8

    Kotobee

    Kotobee is a digital publishing platform to create and publish interactive ebooks for Android, iPad, iPhone, HTML5, desktop, SCORM, LTI, and more!

    • Website traffic: 190K/month
    • Business rank: #80K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 9

    Gearhead Media

    Automoblog is a grassroots automotive industry news, culture, and lifestyle publication since 2006. Car reviews, guides, advice, technology, and more.

    • Estimated revenue: $6.5K/month
    • Business rank: #176K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 10

    Andrews McMeel Universal

    Andrews McMeel Universal is a global, independent, integrated media partner known for its ability to discover and nurture world-class creators, artists and brands, specializing in comics, illustrated humor and inspirational content

    • Website traffic: 270K/month
    • Business rank: #177K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 11

    Pensoft Publishers

    • Website traffic: 210K/month
    • Business rank: #198K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 12

    HarperCollins Christian Publi...

    • Website traffic: 160K/month
    • Business rank: #262K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 13

    Global Publishing – Creating ...

    • Website traffic: 30K/month
    • Business rank: #274K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 14

    Cognella – Teacher-driven, st...

    • Website traffic: 90K/month
    • Business rank: #277K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 15

    Publishing Perspectives

    Publishing Perspectives is the leading trade magazine and source of news and information for the international book publishing business.

    • Website traffic: 110K/month
    • Business rank: #285K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 7

    Magloft

    Mobile app publishing and digital publishing solution. Create your own native mobile apps for your digital magazine, blogs and more. Start publishing today!

    • Business rank: #289K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 17

    DiggyPOD

    We are the go to company for authors wanting to learn how to self-publish and print a book. We make book printing and publishing easy and affordable.

    • Business rank: #380K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 18

    Harvard Business Publishing

    Enterprise leadership development that leverages world-class Harvard Business Publishing content and delivers real business impact.

    • Website traffic: 220K/month
    • Business rank: #386K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 19

    endeavor

    Endeavor Business Media delivers high-quality content in various B2B media markets. We provide the best opportunities for advertisers to stay relevant and readers to stay knowledgeable.

    • Business rank: #389K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 20

    Gatekeeper Press

    Gatekeeper Press is a self-publishing company that offers Editing, Proofreading, Cover Design, Paperback, Hardcover, and eBook Design and Distribution.

    • Website traffic: 70K/month
    • Business rank: #391K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 21

    Crain Communications

    Crain Communications is one of the largest privately held business media publishers in the world.

    • Business rank: #401K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 22

    Nourishing Brands

    Free resources to help you lose weight, heal your body, solve underlying health issues, and look and feel better than ever with a low carb, Keto diet.

    • Estimated revenue: $600K/month
    • Website traffic: 130K/month
    • Business rank: #416K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 23

    Cyprus.com

    Cyprus.com is the leading website about Cyprus, with a comprehensive business directory and useful info about travel, sights, hotels, restaurants and more.

    • Business rank: #425K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 24

    Prime Publishing LLC

    Prime Publishing LLC is a leader in building multi-platform brands that inform, inspire, and engage highly coveted consumer audiences.

    • Estimated revenue: $600K/month
    • Website traffic: 50K/month
    • Business rank: #439K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 25

    Gardner Business Media : ...

    Modern Machine Shop is focused on all aspects of metalworking technology - Providing the new product technologies; process solutions; supplier listings; application videos; business management content; networking; and event information that companies need to be competitive.

    • Business rank: #446K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 26

    Publishing Concepts

    PCI helps colleges, universities, and associations connect with their people, share stories, maximize contributions, and drive engagement.

    • Website traffic: 110K/month
    • Business rank: #452K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 27

    Authority Publishing

    Authority Publishing specializes in custom publishing business, self-help, memoir and other nonfiction books. Located near Sacramento, California. "Where Professionals Publish!"

    • Business rank: #501K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 98

    David Publishing Company

    David-desc

    • Business rank: #510K

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  • 29

    KPCNews

    • Website traffic: 210K/month
    • Business rank: #518K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 30

    The Agora

    Welcome to The Agora, a global network for various publishers of financial, health, travel and special interest books and newsletters.

    • Business rank: #522K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 31

    Self-Publish Your Book

    Morris Publishing specializes in short-run book printing for self-publishing<!---self-published (changed to self-publishing from self-published to try and get better SEO. -cm 09/02/20)---> authors. We've printed millions of books, including novels, comic books, biographies, children’s books, religion, and more.

    • Business rank: #541K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 32

    Textbook Media

    Textbook Media Commerce

    • Business rank: #551K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 33

    Simplify and automate your gr...

    Allow users to edit customizable documents, or fully automate artwork generation. Output files are ready to use for print and digital.

    • Business rank: #562K

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  • 34

    HarperCollins Australia

    • Website traffic: 90K/month
    • Business rank: #596K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 35

    Sound Publishing, Inc.

    Washington State's largest community news publisher

    • Business rank: #698K

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  • 106

    Ox Publishing

    • Business rank: #700K

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  • 37

    Current Publishing

    • Website traffic: 100K/month
    • Business rank: #713K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 38

    BUUKS

    BUUKS is a trustworthy book publishing company in India. We offer hasslefree online self-publishing in India. Best book publishers house in Chennai.

    • Business rank: #731K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 39

    Advantage Media

    Grow your business as the authority in your field. Over 1000 CEOs, entrepreneurs, and professionals around the globe use us to help them grow.

    • Estimated revenue: $1.5M/month
    • Business rank: #733K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 40

    Tampa Magazine

    The best of Tampa all in one place. Food, Culture, Business, History, Sporting, Lifestyle. This is Tampa and we are Tampa Magazine.

    • Business rank: #751K

    Check out their full website ➜