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14,000,000

annual unique visitors

32,000,000

annual web page views

84,000,000

annual web ad impressions

14,500,000

annual email opens

1,150,000

social followers

1,000,000

print copies

The Most Powerful Brand in the Business

Leading the industry for nearly 150 years, PW today is a global publication covering every genre and category of the market. With renowned reviews, influential announcements, special school and library coverage and U.S. and international trade show reporting, PW is the clear authority, reaching an ardent audience of publishing professionals, booksellers, librarians and devoted consumers around the world. 

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Adult Coverage

PW is the leading editorial voice covering fiction, non-fiction, romance, lifestyle, mystery, thrillers, sci-fi/fantasy and horror. With 9,000 annual reviews across nearly every category and genre, 24/7 breaking news coverage, and influential Spring and Fall announcement issues, PW remains unrivaled in the industry as the premier publication.

Children's Coverage

From pre-school to high school, Publishers Weekly provides extensive coverage of the entire spectrum of children’s literature. Tracking the latest trends in educational developments, technology and emerging titles as well as reporting on the major library conferences, PW is the go-to resource among librarians and educators.

Religion and Spirituality Coverage

The prime source for up-to-the-minute business intelligence on marketplace trends, launches, imprints, category bestsellers, sales, and deals, PW is a valued guide to how titles shape faiths and cultures and what that means for publishers.

Comics and Graphic Novel Coverage

With sweeping coverage of everything from manga and gaming to film, retailing and fan culture, PW provides a 360-degree view of a rapidly growing and changing marketplace. With our finger on the pulse of the genre and its crossover into the broader pop culture, PW is the ideal vehicle to reach a new and diverse generation of fans.

International Markets

The premier conference magazine, PW’s special supplements are the perfect platform to reach the global marketplace. Show Dailies in London, Bologna and Frankfurt focus on key International (non-U.S.) markets and are on the forefront in identifying emerging publishing trends.

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The World Within Reach

PW covers the whole of the industry from the granular to the global level, providing a holistic view of the publishing market. In addition to our Show Dailies in Bologna, London, Frankfurt and NYC, our array of special supplements and features include:

  • Children’s Books in China
  • Digital Solutions in India
  • Printing in Hong Kong
  • Books in Spanish
  • Spotlight on Arab Publishing
  • The Canadian Publishing Supplement
  • The Guest of Honor Frankfurt Book Fair Supplement

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PW Never Sleeps

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Publishers Weekly Magazine

The publication that pioneered an industry, Publishers Weekly magazine remains the cornerstone of the company, continuing to serve every segment across the vast and varied publishing industry.

  • 9,000 Reviews Annually
  • Breaking Retail News
  • Prized Announcement Issues
  • Bestsellers Lists
  • Features
  • Exclusive Author Interviews
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64,000

print and digital readers

51

issues

15

special supplements

Always On

Web

2.7MM monthly page views
1.2MM monthly unique visitors

Mobile

480K monthly page views
.66% average banner CTR

Newsletters

10 dedicated lists
158K total opt-in subscribers
38% average open rate

Social

1MM+ followers

E-Blasts

12 targeted lists
32.5% average open rate

PW provides continuous access to millions of monthly readers, connecting you to a global audience on the go whenever and wherever they plug in.

Web & Mobile Takeover

Dominate the competition. Get the attention of the most influential audience in publishing with full control of PW’s website. 24 hours. Every ad. Every page. Every device.

250K

Daily Impressions

Sponsored Posts

As a trusted source, PW’s name serves to authenticate your message. Our innovative program combines the look and feel of PW’s editorial content with your custom messaging to engage readers and drive awareness, something ordinary ads simply can’t duplicate.

25%

open rate

1%

CTR

5x

The engagement of typical display ads

PW Podcasts

When we speak, readers listen. With three sponsored options, 5,000 average monthly listeners and all the latest trends, PW’s podcasts are the ideal avenue to showcase fresh talent, bold concepts and game-changing authors. Engage with our most ardent fans and be heard.

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Faithcast
Litcast

In-depth interviews with fiction and nonfiction authors shaping the literary landscape.

Kidscast

Children’s, middle grade and YA authors and illustrators talk process, craft and characters and even get a little personal.

Faithcast

Inspiration, wisdom and coping strategies from authors of religious and spiritual titles in conversation with a PW editor.

PW Show Daily

The consummate guide to all leading international trade shows, PW Show Dailies are the most potent tool for increasing visibility, driving traffic and boosting sales on the spot. In a crowded marketplace, Show Dailies are unique opportunities to optimize your investment and ensure you stand out.

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LONDON
FRANKFURT
BOLOGNA
Online

USBS, May 23-25

London

London Book Fair, April 5-7

Frankfurt

Frankfurt Book Fair, October 19-23

Bologna

Bologna Children’s Book Fair, March 21- 24

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Multiple channels mean maximum results. PW’s fully integrated ad campaigns offer turnkey solutions to meet each client’s unique needs. Select the channels that best target your audience to create a customized package for an unbeatable campaign.

Social

Work the Network.

With a combined following of 1.15M fans, our social media network holds sway.

Print

The Authority on the Book Business.

Publishers Weekly is the only publication to cover the entire industry. From breaking news and reviews to market trends and announcements, PW reports on nearly every category and genre and spans every age group.

Web Takeover

Dominate the Competition.

When you’re excited about a forthcoming book or product, you want it to take over the world. This is a good start.

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Newsletters

The Right Audience. Reached.

With 9 targeted lists, PW allows you to zero in on the precise audience you’re aiming to reach. Focused. Efficient. Effective.

E-Blasts

Go Direct. Get results.

The world (and internet) can be a crowded place. Cut through the noise with PW’s e-blasts, and take your message directly to tens of thousands of readers.

Sponsored Posts

Your Message. Our Brand. Perfect Combination.

Up your game – and your engagement. Sponsored Posts blend seamlessly into PW’s editorial content, delivering more engagement time after time than typical display ads.

Giveaway Program

Get More When You Give.

Giveaways are a good time. And not just for fans. They’re the perfect opportunity to promote titles, get readers excited, and create buzz. Even better, it’s an opportunity to capture leads and convert fans into lifelong consumers.

Native Advertising

Your Message. Our Commanding Voice.

With the look and feel of a feature, native ads draw readers in, engaging them in a fuller, deeper story. When you have a story to tell, do it with the authority of PW.

Podcasts

When We Speak, Readers Listen.

Broadcast your book on the fastest growing media platform. And be heard.

Show Dailies

The World Within Reach.

Scale up with PW’s Show Dailies and expand your reach into the global markets. The world’s a big place. Make sure you stand out.

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