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101 Best Ohio Publishing Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ohio based Publishing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Publishing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ohio Publishing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

SUCCESS

SUCCESS

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SUCCESS is the only magazine that focuses on people who take full responsibility for their own development and income.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

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Fast, flexible, risk-free funding for digital media. Need to access capital? Sell us your invoices.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Futuri Media

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Futuri Media develops and leverages social and mobile audience engagement technologies.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Insights Success Media Tech LLC

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Insights Success Media Tech is a media production company that offers technology and business updates.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

WTWH Media LLC

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WTWH Media is a business-to-business media company focused on providing high value unique content on user’s terms while,

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Print

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Print, an online magazine, provides articles and e-books about publication designs, interactive work, illustrations, and motion graphics.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Schaeffer’s Investment Research

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Schaeffer’s Investment Research offers a range of stock and options trading recommendations, education, analytics, and market commentary.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Highlights for Children

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An American children’s magazine who’s motto is “Fun with a Purpose.”

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Blue Dolphin Group

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Blue Dolphin Group offers magazines, including titles, periodicals, and special interest publications.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Crain’s Cleveland Business

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Crain’s Cleveland Business is a news source that features the latest business news, analysis, and commentary from Cleveland.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Diocese of Cleveland

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Instant News From the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Ohio

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Euclid Media Group

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Euclid Media Group is a privately-held media company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Meister Media Worldwide

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Meister Media Worldwide is a publishing company that provides business promotion and market intelligence content.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Midwest Tape

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Midwest Tape, LLC, full-service media distributor for public libraries.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Leia

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Leia is an online platform that uses A.I to create and publish custom websites, blogs, and webshops for free.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Atomic Dog Publishing

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Atomic Dog Publishing, Inc., an online publisher, publishes interactive electronic college textbooks.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Dayton Daily News

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Dayton Daily News (DDN), a daily newspaper, publishes news articles on current issues, crime, business, sports, entertainment, and life.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Columbus Dispatch

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The Columbus Dispatch, a daily newspaper, provides information about news, sports, business, politics, and weather in Columbus, Ohio.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Solar Power World

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Solar Power World offers information and tips for the technology, design, development, and installation, of solar power, and its projects.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Block Communications

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Block Communications, Inc., (BCI) is a 112-year-old privately held diversified media holding company

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

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Akron Beacon Journal is a newspapers company offering entertainment, lifestyle, and community happenings.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Gardner Business Media

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Gardner Business Media is a news publishing company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

wikibooks.me

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wikibooks.me is an online resource for free e-book downloads.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Freedonia Group

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The Freedonia Group offers market research through the publication of research studies and customized research engagements.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Queryly

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Queryly helps reader discover more content on online news/magazines, leading to more page views and ad revenue for publishers.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Alternative Press Magazine

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Alternative Press Magazine is a company that provides information and press on topics considered alternative.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

American Business Solutions (ABS)

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Providing word processing, desktop publishing, mailing lists, and mailing assembly services to Metrowest area businesses.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Smart Business

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Smart Business is an advertising firm that provides digital marketing and publication services for various clients.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Daily Stormer

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The Daily Stormer is an American neo-Nazi and white supremacist news and commentary website by Andrew Anglin.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Rubber & Plastics News

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Rubber & Plastics News publishes technical and marketing information and news about rubber manufacturers, suppliers and laboratories.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

WeBrokr.com

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WeBrokr is the leading online business brokerage company for premium online businesses valued between $1m – $15m

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Siberian Times

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The Siberian Times is an independent web-based resource that shares news, features, and opinions from Siberia.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Brown County Press

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The Brown County Press is a weekly newspaper devoted to the news and people of Brown County Ohio.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Substream Magazine

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Substream Magazine is a digital magazine that focuses on discovering new music, film and fashion.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Contentra Technologies

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Contentra Technologies is a content services provider with a global clientele.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

NewPage

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NewPage, established in May 2005, is a leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Benjamin Media

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Benjamin Media is a Publishing Company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Coin World

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Coin World publishes a magazine and a newspaper with analysis of numismatics and current retail coin prices.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Wilmington News Journal

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Wilmington News Journal publishes and covers business, sports, social, entertainment and local news along with offers advertising services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Enquirer Media

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Enquirer Media is a publishing company specializing in advertising and marketing content.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Computer Helper Publishing

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Computer Helper Publishing provides software for donation, accounting and reporting solutions for churches and non-profit organizations.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

IndustryWeek

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IndustryWeek is a trade publication and web site owned by Penton Media.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Great Lakes Publishing

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Great Lakes Publishing is a publishing company offering content marketing services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

BlackNews.com

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Daily Black news for African American professionals. Features headline stories, celebrity photos, columns, interviews, reviews and more.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Vindicator Printing Company

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The Vindicator Printing Company is a newspapers company that offers breaking news, local news, sports, and jobs.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Cleveland Jewish News

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The Cleveland Jewish News (the CJN) is a weekly Jewish newspaper headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Kaulig Media

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Kaulig Media is a full service creative agency specializing in digital marketing and brand promotion, have a creative and curious spirit.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Times–Gazette

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Times–Gazette is a daily newspaper published on weekdays and Saturdays.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Lima News

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The Lima News is a newspapers company that offers news, sports, obituaries, and classifieds in Lima, OH.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Tribune Chronicle

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Tribune Chronicle is a newspapers company that offers local, sports, entertainment news, and classified.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Crescent-News

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Defiance Crescent News The is a Writing and Editing company located in P.O. BOX 249, Defiance, Ohio, United States.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Geospatial Solutions

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Geospatial Solutions is an online community that provides news and discussion on GIS, earth imaging and geospatial markets.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Times Reporter

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The Times Reporter is an American daily newspaper that publishes news about sports, entertainment, lifestyle, health, and politics.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Baker & Taylor Publisher Services

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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services is a printing company that offers book publishing services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Spacejunk Media

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Spacejunk Media is a broadcast media company offering 2D/3D animation and visual effects in Colombus.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Repository

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The Repository is a newspapers company offering county news, sports, events, and information.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

A.I.D.A.

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AIDA is an industry-leading metal stamping press technology company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Toledo Legal News

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Toledo Legal News is a publishing company based out of 247 Gradolph St, Toledo, Ohio, United States.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Lancaster Eagle Gazette

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Lancaster Eagle Gazette is a newspaper that publishes a print edition as well as an online site.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Babcox Media

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Babcox Media is a publishing company that offers curriculum solutions.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Chillicothe Gazette

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Chillicothe Gazette is the number one source for Chillicothe, Ross County and Ohio breaking news, sports, photos and videos.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

DMS Ink

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DMS Ink specializes in graphic design, print technology, binding and finishing services and distribution.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Plain Dealer Publishing

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Plain Dealer Publishing Co. provides content and publishes in print seven days a week.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

RCL Benziger

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RCL Benziger is a Roman Catholic book publishing house founded by Joseph Charles Benziger, in 1792.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Brighter Minds Media

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Brighter Minds Media, LLC publishes and distributes online and multimedia materials for children and families.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Post Newspapers

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The Post Newspapers is a publishing firm that offers advertising, local news, journalism, marketing campaigns and entertainment solutions.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Cluster Software Inc.

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Cluster Software, Inc. is an Information Technology and Software Development company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Cincinnati CityBeat

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Cincinnati CityBeat, is an award winning alternative newsmedia company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

WJW-TV

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WJW-TV is a local news and weather TV station based out of Cleveland.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Untold Content

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Untold Content, LLC is a writing consultancy that provides business, technical, grant, and research writing services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Lorenz Corporation

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The Lorenz Corporation discover, develop, & deliver publications that worship musicians & music educators use to inspire their communities.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

St. Anthony Messenger Press

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St. Anthony Messenger is a national magazine founded in 1893 and its America’s best-selling Catholic magazine. It is published each month

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

614 Media Group

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614 Media Group provides advertising solutions through publications and websites. It offers publishing, web dev, advertising, and marketing.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Franciscan Media

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Franciscan Media has sought to inform and inspire Catholics and others across the country and throughout the world.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Coastal Point

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Coastal Point is a local newspaper published each Friday and distributed in various countries.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Cincinnati Herald

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The Cincinnati Herald is a news agency that publishes articles such as business, chronicle, beauty, health, community, arts and culture.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Advertiser Tribune

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Advertiser Tribune provides news on sports, nation, weather, lifestyle, and classifieds.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Barbour Publishing

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Barbour Publishing continues to be a leader in the Christian publishing industry .

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

WHIR

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The WHIR has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the web hosting industry, providing reliable, insightful.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

CityScene Media Group

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CityScene Media Group is a magazine publishing company with products in print and online distributed throughout Ohio.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Raw Vision

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Raw Vision is the world’s only international magazine of outsider art, art brut, visionary art and contemporary folk art.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

CloudNovel

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Cloudnovel is a website for creating, publishing, and playing online visual novels.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The News Democrat

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The News Democrat is a newspaper and advertising company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Freeport Press

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Freeport Press is a print production company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

LXer

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LXer Linux News is one of the most widely read Linux news and opinion sites on the Internet.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Pilgrim Press

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The Pilgrim Press is a publishing and printing company that provides a wide range of books.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Cincinnati Magazine

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Cincinnati Magazine provides a guide to living well in greater cincinnati and connecting sophisticated, educated readers.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

The Daily Reporter

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The Daily Reporter is a newspaper company providing business and legal updates in Ohio.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Legume Technologies

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Legume Technologies provides information design, legume method, innovation, and connecting technologies services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

COLLOQUY

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COLLOQUY is a publishing, research and education practice that brings together thousands of loyalty professionals from around the world.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Books on Demand

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Books on Demand is an online company that prints and binds books up to 2,050 pages.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Old River Publications

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Old River Publications publishes Drug Discovery News.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Toledo City Paper

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Toledo City Paper burst onto the Glass City scene in 1997, bringing a bold new voice to a region that was ready for an alternative.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Cleveland Scene Inc(scene)

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Cleveland Scene Inc(scene) is a weekly newspaper publishing company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Amber Quill Press , LLC

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Amber Quill Press, LLC is a publishing firm specializing in book publishing services.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Conway Greene

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Conway Greene provides information technology, law publishing, and publishing company.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

1010 MagApp LLC

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Digital Publisher for Thought Leaders™

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

October Research, LLC

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October Research is the nation’s leading provider of market intelligence, industry news and regulatory information.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Mansfield Richland County Public Library

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Mansfield Richland County Public Library provides traditional materials, digital resources, and innovative items.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Hanser Publications

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Hanser Publications is the premier publisher of plastics technology books for industry, science, and education.

OAREX Capital Markets, Inc.

Softrends

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Softrends is a company that provides publishing, marketing and software services.

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