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Elevator World

Elevator World is the premier publication on anything and everything elevator (or “the global vertical transportation industry”, in their own words).

EW integrates Leaky Paywall, MagHub, and IssueM into a paid print and digital publication. Leaky Paywall manages content access and MagHub is their subscriber source-of-truth. IssueM delivers real web-based issues for more visitor traffic from search and social sharing.


The Canadian news publisher iPolitics incorporates Leaky Paywall, UniPress iOS/Android apps, corporate subscriptions, automated email list management and mailing, and the ability to feed in and quickly republish third party news feeds.

Every year they sell premium+ coverage during election season and also offer a paid-only, early morning, full text Morning Brief to their subscribers.

Stone Soup Magazine

Stone Soup is the literary magazine and website 100% written and illustrated by kids through age 13.

SS runs Leaky Paywall to manage content access, WooCommerce to handle transactions, IssueM to deliver web-based issues and UniPress to offer iOS and Android apps to it’s subscribers.

Deutsche Grammophon

Universal Music’s Deutsche Grammophon label wanted a way to sell individual live stream concerts. Leaky Paywall, with its Pay Per Post feature and integration, fit the bill.

Austin Monitor

The Austin Monitor covers local political and business news, which builds a valuable archive of information for local government and business readers.

They doubled their paying subscriptions using the archive feature of Leaky Paywall. Not only do they sell a standard subscription for current news, they also upsell a premium level subscription for any news over 90 days old.

Catch Magazine

The Official Journal of Fly Fishing Photography & Film has a ten-year history of visually stunning digital editions. The magazine’s contributors are avid fly fishers but they are, first and foremost, gifted photographers.

Land Line Media

With the streamlined experience, the customized content, the mobile access, and the desire to build a relationship, Land Line’s new site has launched as a great tool for attracting paid memberships to their parent organization.

Modern Drummer Magazine

Built from scratch, we helped Modern Drummer bring their 40 year issue archive forward into the world of Google search and social sharing.

We tackled their metered paywall, html issues, connected apps, custom design and 3rd party payment integration.

In their 1st year after launch they doubled their traffic and are taking in daily double digit paid subscriptions.

Tea Journey

Tea Journey publishes web issues and monetizes through Leaky Paywall paid subscriptions.

iOS and Android apps helped capture almost 50% of their paid subscriptions.

Tea Journey magazine raised almost $100k during their Kickstarter campaign and targets the top 7% of the tea drinking public. 

Harvard Law School

The Practice is Harvard Law School’s law journal and uses Leaky Paywall to motivate and manage paid subscriptions.

The Practice leverages Leaky Paywall to explode their email list, Twitter presence, and paid subscriptions.

Track and Field News

We helped this 50+ year old publication leap into paid digital subscriptions using Leaky Paywall. 

Track & Field News produces real time T&F news and assembles monthly IssueM web issues. Their news and issue archives are search and social friendly, and now easily available to paid subscribers.

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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.

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“We’ve been publishing Street Photography Magazine for 5 years on the iOS (former Apple Newsstand) and through our WordPress site using a membership site plugin (not ideal for the magazine business). These were two separate platforms that required two different workflows to publish each month. The WordPress version was always easier to create than the iOS platform.

I always dreamed of creating a WordPress based platform that would push the content out automatically to both iOS and Android apps, but didn’t have the time or expertise to do it right.

Then I found the Zeen101 suite consisting of Leaky Paywall, UniPress and IssueM that does everything I wanted…all from one company. We worked together with the team to create new mobile apps and to tweak our existing WordPress content to look good on the mobile apps.

And we were able to continue using our existing theme.

Today we are able to publish monthly issues in a fraction of the time and we generate additional web traffic from our premium content with the metered paywall system similar to the big publishers like the New York Times and others.”

In addition to the tech, these guys know and understand publishing.”