Publishing Houses

Pearson: Truly the world’s leading company in terms of learning material, this giant has a 70 country presence, and a huge earnings base and popularity worldwide.

Thomson Reuters: predominantly a business reference and legal/tax source, they consist of intellectual property and financial risk divisions as well as mergers and acquisition data. This true monster in terms of digital domans and information will most likely reign strong throughout the coming years.

Mcgraw – Hill: this giant has more than 6000 workers in 44 countries and publishes more than 60 languages worth of material. Just sold to Apollo Global Management, it is the true textbook mogul and continues to thrive even against the grain of changes in the market.

Scholastic: First created in 1920, this well known name in publishing was instrumental in the “Hunger Games” trilogy with stellar marketing and global reach. The newly created classroom and Supplemental Materials Publishing divisions also generate a good amount of revenue.

Cangage: distributed in more than 110 countries, it can claim to fame author James Stewart and has ties to National Geographic publishing as well. Having a strong position in the Chinese ELT market and very strong digital sales, they will not be going away anytime soon.

Wiley: Founded way back in 1807, this publishing business has a quadruple base of scientific, technical, medical, and a scholarly division for content offerings. With a large reach in China, Brazil, and the Middle East, they are the force behind the “For Dummies” array of output as well.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: A 40% market share is part of the commanding presence of this large publisher. Acquired in 2006 by Irish company Riverdeep, and partnered up with Hachette as well for Latin American distribution, they are sought after by many authors and educational content providers synonymously.

Harper Collins: The large subsidiary of News Corporation, the reach of this large conglomerate is varied in satellite TV, general publishing, and has headquarters in Michigan, London, and the Big Apple. Having a valued partnership with modern educational entity Amplify, they also handle print for Avon, the well known women’s commercial fiction output hub.

Simon and Schuster: A division of the world renowned CBS Inc, Pocket Books, Scribner, and Free Press also fall under their guise. Two years ago their revenue was around 790 million, and they have distribution with heavy hitters Roku, AOL, and

Reader’s Digest: Having a splendid feature of reaching over 145 million customers across the globe, with 86 different magazines, and providing books, video, and advertising services. Select Editions, their largest branded reading series, is sold successfully in 37 countries.

Perseus Book Corp: Venture Strategist and capitalist Frank Pearl founded this conglomerate in 1996, and with developer Constellation, they together form a set of digital services and watchdog monitor of digital domains, an important and viable angle of their business.

Harlequin: Owned by Torstar Corp and a true dominator in the world of material for women, Harlequin runs a Teen division, nonfiction, and has a huge reach in North America and overseas as well.

Cambridge University Press: publishing 45,000 academic research and development titles, high level education texts, and English teaching aids are among the specialties of this globally dominant company in publishing. Founded in 1534, they are the oldest publishing house in the modern world.

Reed Elsevier: Owned and ran by parent companies Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV, they are the world’s leading provider of medical, scientific, and research info products and services. Their health and science unit publishes over 20,000 titles available for immediate reference, and 85% of those are available electronically.

Bertelsmann: with divisions in broadcasting like RTL Group and digital trade publishing by Random House, who has printings in 15 countries and publishes over 10,000 titles a year. They encompass 500 media activities, magazines and digital communication outlets.

700+ Book Publishing Co. Reference: Many of these are currently taking submissions, and everything listed in red is open game. Don’t hesitate to get your valuable and hard work out there to those that want it.

The Big Five Major Trade Publishers: Until Random House and Penguin merged, they were known as “The big six”; and this great feature provides thorough contact information and a brief and informational rundown on each reference. The USA’s premiere publisher of educational, entertainment, scientific and professional content has 450 members and has long been considered the future of publishing.

AAP: Association of American Publishers: A real powerhouse of knowledge and the publishing realm, this link gives a very comprehensive research portal for anyone who wants a true and thorough list of companies to send their masterpieces (or tidbits) to in hopes of the ultimate reward.

Publishing Resources: This IBPA member site makes it incredibly easy to browse the whole industry, and an excellent ask the experts section. Suppliers and services, a great newsletter and plenty of other features make it ultra cool.

How To Publish an E-Book: With tons of constant change in the industry, this great resource has review sites, retailer links, links to successful authors and tons more in a constantly changing and dynamic resource.

Midwest Book Review Publisher Services: An older resource that is still chock full of great info, there are tookits, sales rankings sites, beginner’s informational kits, publishing consultants, and a lot of other wealth here in this starter portal that can still excel into expert territory.