Anvil Helps Publishers Build Subscription Revenue.

We take the guesswork out of building a profitable digital publication.


You are probably here because you are looking to sell subscriptions, need a rock solid platform, and need it done right.

Our Anvil digital publishing platform handles all the tech, helps you discover and delight the modern reader, and converts paying subscribers.

Our software and service combination evolved from almost 10 years of success with digital publishers. Anvil is the only solution available today that enables publishers to manage their content, email list building, social media distribution, mobile apps, advertising, and paid subscriptions all from a single WordPress dashboard.


“We’ve had the old-school hard copy magazine for 40 years. But today people want to be able to experience content in an entirely new way. That’s part of the reason we partnered with ZEEN101.”

–Miguel Monroy – Modern Drummer Magazine

Packed with Publishing Power

With our Anvil platform you gain a publishing partner that will help you attract and build digital subscriptions. With an industry-leading metered paywall, award-winning issue publisher, ready-to-go iOS and Android apps, fully managed hosting environment, and our commitment to helping you succeed... We make digital publishing easy and profitable. Here's what included:

All-In-One Dashboard

Manage your entire publication—news content, issues, apps, advertising, email automation, social, and paid subscriptions—in one powerful WordPress dashboard.

Live Web Issues

Our game-changing IssueM technology lets you publish articles and issues that rank higher in search engines, encourage social sharing, and are mobile beautiful.

Proven Technologies

Anvil is built on WordPress—it’s 100% open source and you have access to everything.

Built for Profitability

From the very first line of code and digital marketing experience since 1998, Anvil has been developed to help publishers profit from their content.

Your Mobile Apps are Ready

Our white-labeled UniPress iOS & Android apps automatically publish your news blog content, issues, and manage subscriptions right from WordPress.

Full Platform Management

Lightning fast and secure, your publication is fully managed. Includes all tech support, software licenses and updates to keep you running smoothly.

Metered Paywall

Search engine optimized, social sharing enabled, deep WordPress integration…Leaky Paywall sets the bar for new subscriber conversions.

Ad Management Reimagined

We can integrate Google DFP, Admob and other leading ad networks… or introduce you to our hands-off LiveMarket ad platform.

Custom Development and Design

Your publication has unique needs. We love to customize sites, build publications, integrate 3rd-party systems, and help you get to the next level.

We'd love to show you Anvil. Free demo. No obligation.

Featured Anvil Projects

Here’s a quick sampling of our recent work.
View more projects in our Publisher Showcase.

Joining Anvil is Easy

Are you looking to migrate from another platform, upgrade your current WordPress publication, or build a new publication from scratch? Why not get in touch to find out what’s possible?

We excel at building profitable subscription-driven publications for news and magazine publishers.


  • Complete managed digital publication solution + Fully managed server
  • All ZEEN101 software license
  • All software updates
  • Speed tuning to deliver your content faster
  • Priority support & active project management to keep your publication growing
  • No tied hands. You will have access to all your content, subscribers, website files, backups, everything
  • We set you up on our Anvil virtual private server for blazing fast site performance
  • Fully managed server: We handle all hosting needs giving you a fast and stable platform so you can focus on your content
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Our Anvil platform is perfect for the publisher tired of struggling with the tech and looking to move to the next level
  • Need something special? Custom development services are available

Add-on: iOS and Android Apps

  • iOS and Android apps seamlessly integrated with your WordPress content, issues, subscribers, & paywall
  • Publish content to Apple and Android mobile devices automatically in one WordPress dashboard
  • Mobile apps integrated with your paywall for easy subscriber management
  • Send push notifications to your readers directly from WordPress
  • Manage mobile ads from your dashboard
  • We take care of all app development, submissions, and necessary updates
  • iOS/Android app construction: $2,995 one time development fee
  • Need a special design or app function? Custom services are available


Words from our Clients

Miguel Monroy -
Modern Drummer
Miguel Monroy - Modern Drummer

Exceeded Our Expectations

“We’ve had the old-school hard copy magazine for 40 years. But it’s 2017 now, and people want to be able to experience content in an entirely new way. That’s part of the reason we partnered with ZEEN101.”

<span style="color: #000000;">Hakim Lakhdar - Harvard Law School</span>
Hakim Lakhdar - Harvard Law School

Time & Attention

"Thank you so much for all the time and attention you’ve devoted to making The Practice the site we’ve all hoped it could grow into."
Dan Bolton -
Tea Journey
Dan Bolton - Tea Journey

Unparalleled Service & Know-How

"You can't do better than doing business with ZEEN101. They are as solid as their iron anvil, but the team is golden."

See how Anvil works in under 1 minute



In a free 20-minute session, we can show you the power of the Anvil platform, identify how it would turbocharge your publication, and answer any specific questions you may have. Scheduling a demo is absolutely free. After the demo, of course, you’re under no obligation to sign up. There’s no risk and no pressure.

Please fill out the form below. We’ll get back to you as soon as we are able. Thank you!

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“You guys have built a beast of a site. Now we can get back to our publication's original mission, and not have to spend resources fighting our technology.”

–James Baxter – Publisher - iPolitics