Digital media and publishing are constantly changing. Every new media and technology released, every shift in audience trends provides new areas for connecting and monetizing audiences. Here are the top digital media publishing companies in Melbourne to keep an eye on.
Herald Sun: The Herald Sun is a morning tabloid newspaper published under ‘The Herald and Weekly Times’, which in turn is the subsidiary of News Corp Australia. Herald Sun has both hardcopy and online presence with a claimed monthly readership of 1.26 million. Moreover, its award-winning coverage of news in the subcontinent makes it one of the highly circulated daily newspapers in Australia.
iMCP Melbourne Chinese post: iMCP Melbourne Chinese Post is the most popular Chinese Publication for the local Chinese community in Melbourne. Melbourne Chinese Post has a massive online presence with almost 13 million clicks on its content, in a year. Its content spans food, lifestyle, education, investment and much more. While Crown Casino, Golden Age Group, Weltmeister, Lee Kum Kee are a few of its prominent clients.
The Age: Owned and published by Nine Entertainment, The Age is a daily newspaper with digital and hardcopy circulation mainly in Melbourne city. As per web analytics like Alexa, The Age website is the 44th most visited website in the country besides drawing more than 7 million viewers every month. Its headquarters are located in Melbourne and go by the name – ‘Media House’.
Southern Cross Austereo: Formed by the merger of Southern Cross Media Group and Austereo Group, Southern Cross Austereo is one of the leading entertainment companies in Australia. It operates numerous radio and TV stations and claims to provide unbeatable live content each day. Southern Cross Austereo, in fact, has the potential to reach more than 95% of Australian through its various digital platforms.
Best in AU: Best in Australia is an all Australian website that is dedicated to delivering news and opinions on various subjects, through a well balanced and researched outlook. Best in AU, also focus on reporting the best stories from the country while covering news from many fields, including business, politics, fashion & beauty, Travel and so on.
The New Daily: The New Daily is an online and non-paywalled newspaper in Australia. Founded by Cbus, AustralianSuper and Industry Super Holding, The New Daily has Motion Publishing as its producers. So, it caters all Australians with free daily news from multiple fields like- entertainment, lifestyle, business, sports, finance and much more. The headquarter of the same is located in Melbourne.
EngageMedia: EngageMedia is a non-profit media organization, that uses the power of video and internet to generate social as well as environmental changes. The Company works with independent journalists, filmmakers, campaigners, technologists to attract a wider audience for stories towards social change. It also provides effective strategies to make use of video distribution as well as engagement technologies and form peer network with media makers.
Hardie Grant Publishing: Hardie Grant Publishing is an independent media business in Australia, which is steadily growing in the media field. The company works with the authors as well as clients to create premiere magazine, websites, books, and similar content. Further, it has two subsidiaries, Universal Publishers, and Quadrille Publishing Ltd and currently employs over 250 people across its three global locations – US, UK, and Australia.
Site Point: Point is a publisher of books, articles, and courses for Web developers. The company is based in Melbourne and has an Alexa ranking of 882 most visited website. Flippa and Learnable are its two subsidiary companies. SitePoint has an immense wealth of books, tutorials, courses, and educational kits for all web developer or designer eager to learn. Originally designed as a marketplace, SitePoint is now one of the biggest digital hub of resources for web developers.
The Design Files: The Design Files is one of the most famous design blogs in Australia. Operated and established by the stylist of Melbourne, it covers gardens, homes, interior design, textile, food, furniture and more from the real Australian homes and offices. It provides original content and high-quality videos to its highly engaged readers and social media followers. The Design Files also has a weekly column in magazines like The Age and Sydney Morning Herald.
Pacific Mags: Pacific Mags is a leading publisher of the magazine in Australia. It has a team of expert content creators, engineers, designers, etc. Pacific Mags is owned by Seven West Media and it develops the idea and strategy in the way the audience connect to it. The portfolio of the company includes leading iconic and global media brands like- InStyle, Foddiful, WHO, BEAUTYcrew and many more in the country.
The CEO Magazine: The CEO Magazine is an iconic and global media brand that is a premier business title. It acts as the source of information, motivation and inspiration for most successful entrepreneurs, executives, leaders as well as investors. The company promotes excellence inside the business World and its content starts conversations on every platform. It holds the prestigious Executive of the Year Award. The magazine deals with all the happenings in the business World like- News, events, lifestyle and so on.
Schwartz Media: Schwartz Media is a Melbourne based publishing house that prints books, newspapers as well as magazines. Today, most of its publications appear under Black Inc imprint. The company mainly publishes American based self-help books and its one of the bestseller book was Life’s Little Instruction Book. Here are some of its owned companies- The Saturday Paper, daily podcast 7am and The Monthly Magazine. Australian Foreign Affairs and Quarterly Essay are its sister publication.
Power Retail: Power Retail is the one-stop destination for online retailers to gather an ultimate resource. The news & content head of the website is an informative resource for the online retail industry. It covers subject like- shipping, logistics, merchandising, technology, E-commerce platforms, customer service, innovation, payments and much more. Even it has a weekly newsletter called Pulse that is available to the subscribers every Wednesday.
Prime Creative Media: Prime Creative Media is the largest business-to-business publisher in Australia. From information, mining manufacturing, education and food-beverages sector, their magazine, website and events help to connect to all. They make their content creators work directly with the clients so to deliver the required quality of work as they want it. Some of it’s clients are Rail Express, Inside Construction, Bulk Handling Review and so on.
Executive Media: Executive Media is a privately owned media company which serve high-quality in-house publication. The company has specialization in B2B (Business-to-Business) and B2C (Business-to-Customer) publication. The main service of the company is to give- bespoke publishing and advertising. The Australian Local Government Yearbook, AFTA Travel Pages, Australian Resource and Investment, Forge are some of the clients.
Emergency Media: Emergency Media is a publishing house, which provides quality print material required in emergency sector service. The company help their clients to communicate with their respective members and keep them up-to-date with the trends. APFA Journal, AUS Paramedic, QAFA Magazine, Youthwise Magazine are some of their clients. The company aims to provide quality publication and printing solution to its client on time.
RFI Group/ RFi Media: RFi Group also has its media unit named as RFi media. It deals with the latest news from the industry, interviews, expert analysis, media releases across the financial sector. The media group has RFi TV, RFi magazine as well as digital media. The magazines are being published by the group on a monthly basis. Customer can even opt for a subscription for free insights.
Williams Media: Williams Media is a publisher and developer of the digital products that are reshaping the property and real estate industry. It is creating a niche market for property transaction for agents, buys and vendors all over the World. The portal connects global traffic to the local market and keeps them up to date. It covers more than 28 countries and has a subscription of 2.57 million newsletters on a monthly basis.