• Edinburgh University Press

    Edinburgh University Press

    An academic eCommerce website for Edinburgh University Press
  • University of Ottawa Press

    University of Ottawa Press

    A multi-language academic eCommerce website for University of Ottawa Press
  • Profile Books

    Profile Books

    Three direct-to-consumer, p+e eCommerce sites for Profile Books inc. Serpent’s Tail and Profile Business imprints
  • Shaw Books

    Shaw Books

    An eBook-only site, aggregating titles across a growing range of grade A publishers
  • John Blake Publishing

    John Blake Publishing

    eCommerce sites for the John Blake list and Dino Books imprint
  • Hammersmith Books

    Hammersmith Books

    WordPress platform with WooCommerce eCommerce plugin
  • Osprey Publishing

    Osprey Publishing

    eCommerce website for Osprey Publishing

Firsty Group Websites

Firsty Group Training

Firsty Group Consultancy


We create beautiful, user-friendly and responsive websites. Our solutions connect publishers, consumers, students, teachers, schools, organisations, authors, retailers, fulfilment partners and other suppliers to each other.

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Our training workshops and tutorials give publishing professionals the skills to: use their CMS; optimise their website(s); engage users; collect, interpret and act on data effectively. In short we aim to help publishers extract much more value from their online investments.

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Firsty’s web consultancy team provide objective and informed advice and assistance with all things digital. Our expert practitioners are happy to help you answer questions about and build business cases for new web development, marketing, sales and distribution strategies.

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Firsty Group Apps

Firsty Group eBooks

Firsty Group News


We design and build native (iOS & Android), hybrid and web apps for publishers and authors based on their intellectual property. Apps created to date include engaging utility, reference, lifestyle, education, picture book and catalogue apps with game play.

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The world of eBooks is more complex than you might think, but understanding how your choice of format and use of encryption impacts the reader and your business is a good place to start.

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Our publishing news and views, including articles on trends and new technologies, interviews with industry leaders and aggregated news from other commentators – All via our very own dedicated News website and a digestible monthly newsletter.

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