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FAQ: Portfolio Publishing

  • When was Portfolio Publishing Ltd set up?
  • A: It was launched in 2005 by highly experienced financial editor and journalist Kevin O'Donnell, a former senior editor at the FT group with a 20-year track record in financial publishing.
  • What does Portfolio Publishing do?
  • A: Portfolio is a publishing company which specialises in financial media and corporate publishing. It offers full publishing services from content to print and publishing and even distribution. It also offers newsletters, websites, consultancy, media strategy advice and content supply.
  • Where is Portfolio Publishing based?
  • A: West London in leafy Ickenham, Middx, handy for central London on the tube.
  • What sort of people work for Portfolio?
  • A: Nearly all our staff and contributors are highly experienced media professionals, journalists and designers who have worked in publishing and the media for many years. They are media craftsmen and women.
  • Who runs Portfolio Publishing?
  • A: Managing director and founder Kevin O'Donnell has 20 years of experience in financial publishing and is one of the UK's most experienced financial journalists. He has written for the FT, Guardian, and other nationals and for many trade publications including Financial Adviser, Pensions Week and Investment Adviser. In his time as editor of Financial Adviser the publication won numerous editorial awards including: ABI Life and Pensions Publication of the Year, Personal Finance Trade Publication of the Year (twice), Financial Options Trade Publication of the Year and many others.
  • What is Portfolio's difference and why should I use the company's services?
  • A: Portfolio offers unparalleled expertise and experience in publishing, particularly in the financial arena. When it comes to financial publishing expertise few can match our level of experience. We only employ experienced people who know their stuff; reliable, hard working professionals who will save you hours and hours of time because they already understand your sector. They are quick, experienced and professional. We also promise no offshoring, no overseas call centres, no "contact us only by email", just dependable, reliable real people who know what you want to achieve and are happy to talk to you about achieving it.
  • How much does all this cost?
  • A: We pride ourselves on being affordable despite the quality of service we offer. We do not have high central London overheads and we take care of every penny of your budget. Our approach can actually save you significant sums of money on your current spend because we know and understand inside out the costs involved in publishing. Our consultancy services can give you lots of advice on how to cut costs and get better value. You will never know unless you call us. You have nothing to lose except the price of a phone call. Call or email today.
  • Is it worth it?
  • A: How much is a new client worth over a five year period? £100,000, £500,000, £10m? Quality, professional corporate media of the kind we can produce for you can be worth its weight in gold. Investing in good client media can be invaluable in reaching out to new and existing customers on a regular basis and building an even strong relationship with them. We'll produce for you magazines and websites you'll be proud of. To start with look at your existing communications to clients and how you market your services. Are you doing anything - if not how much new business potential are you missing? If you are but it could be much better we can help you evaluate a much stronger, cost-effective strategy improving your media and your communications as we go. We promise no nasty surprises, just a commitment to work closely with you at every step and help you achieve your marketing and new business potentials.