The evolution of publishing infographic

Starting from 1440 when Johannes Gutenberg invented the first printing press, on through the ages, highlighting greater innovation in publishing and the advent of newspapers, right up to today’s digital age where online content is created and distributed globally in a matter of minutes, our unique infographic offers a fantastic snapshot of how publishing has changed over the centuries.

The infographic also illustrates how publishing, thanks to the advent of digital publishing, has removed the traditional barriers to entry, making it possible for anyone to become a publisher in the modern day.

Publishing is facing as big a transformation today as the introduction of the printing press posed six centuries ago. Publishing, advertising, PR and marketing are all increasingly intertwined nowadays. Brands are publishers now. Fact.