Tools built for publishers

Our WordPress powered publishing platform promotes effective digital strategy and delivers new paying subscribers. With an industry-leading metered paywall, award-winning issue publisher, ready-to-go iOS and Android apps, and our revolutionary hands-off ad platform... We make digital publishing easy and profitable.

Leaky Paywall

Your publication's growth and profit engine

Leaky Paywall has been engineered to meet the specific needs of news and magazine publishers. It's designed to promote 100% of your articles in search and on social platforms...which explodes the traditional approach to marketing content. 

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UniPress

Your iOS & Android apps are ready already

Your iOS and Android apps are ready to roll… With UniPress we will build your apps toautomatically publish your news blog content, issue content, push notifications, advertising, and even your app menu...right from WordPress. If you sell paid subscriptions, Leaky Paywall seamlessly integrates with your apps for a true one-dashboard workflow.

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IssueM

Award-winning issue publisher for WordPress

Our IssueM toolkit allows publishers to produce real web-based issues that get found in search, share in social, and look great on mobile. Finally... a sane solution that replaces PDFs and flip-books.

Join the thousands of other publishers using our powerful IssueM tools to deliver their high-quality content in a format that’s familiar and proven.

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LiveMarket

Your new revenue stream is here

LiveMarket creates a useful marketplace by letting advertisers serve up fresh and relevant promotions, any time of day, in a easy -to-scan format. Readers can easily see what’s new, advertisers can promote 24/7, and publishers enjoy a hands-off, recurring income stream.

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Anvil Managed

Publishing strategy meets digital platform

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

Anvil takes the guesswork out of building a profitable digital publication.

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Whopping success

Read more about how to knock paid subscriptions out of the park:

Daily Double-Digit Subscriber Growth

40 year old Modern Drummer magazine has added 1000’s of new paid digital subscribers since launching on Anvil this year and is seeing an increase in print subscriptions.

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Apps Power 50% of New Subscriptions

Tea Journey is the 3rd-most-funded Kickstarter publication ever. After launching on Anvil it immediately added 1500 new paid digital subscriptions. 50% signed up through our iOS and Android app platform.

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From 0 to 1000 New Organic Subscribers

In the months since Small Boat Monthly switched to Leaky Paywall, the number of organic subscriptions has gone from zero to four digits, with more added daily.

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More awesome things we are doing with publishers

Don’t Get Stuck In The Banner Ad Suck

February 9, 2018

A Tricky Battle The verdict is in: digital advertising is a bit of a disaster. Most online ads are irritating to the reader and only mildly profitable for everyone else. Fortunately, ZEEN101’s LiveMarket presents an alternative – a digital advertising option that is a win-win-win situation for advertisers, publishers, and readers alike. Let’s Talk About Banner Ads At this point, it’s fairly universally acknowledged that banner ads – or really, …

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Traffic Surges and Web Growth: A Year With ZEEN101

January 26, 2018

A Year of Effort, A Year of Reward 2017 was The Year of Modern Drummer’s Digital Magazine. Originally a print magazine with a decent news blog and articles hidden in PDFs, Modern Drummer expanded to include a true, issue-based online publication. ZEEN101’s Anvil suite of products played a significant role in the process. Over the course of the last year, Modern Drummer has worked diligently to make the most of …

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How To Take Your Organic Subscriptions From Zero To A Thousand In Six Months

January 12, 2018

The Challenge: Staying Afloat in the Digital Waterways Small Boats Monthly – child to the broader Wooden Boat Magazine – is an all-digital, issue-based publication of three years. It features the history, designs, and denizens of the world of small hobby craft, as well as product reviews and events. Designers, builders, sailors, and adventurers can all find articles to advise and delight. But despite the richness of its content, as …

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