PPA Independent Publisher Awards Finalist

Date Added 03.10.2019

dsb.net is thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for 'Industry Partner of the Year' at the PPA Independent Publisher Awards. This award recognises those suppliers to the industry who have really gone the extra mile in their partnerships with independent publishers. The PPA confirms, "our judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding service levels, surpassed objectives and expectations, genuine partnership with clients to find innovative solutions, as well as evidence of real work towards sustainability alternatives and best working practises." The winners will be announced on Friday 8th November.


ABC renews dsb.net Bureau Accreditation

Date Added 27.07.2017

For the 8th year in a row, ABC have awarded dsb.net Subscription Bureau Accreditation for IT systems and order processing excellence.

Immediate Media appoints dsb.net

Date Added 21.02.2017

dsb.net can confirm that it has signed a long-term customer management agreement with Immediate Media Co.  Immediate is the UK’s leading and fastest-growing special interest content and platform company with over 1 million active magazine subscribers. It is home to some of the UK’s best-loved brands – including Radio Times, the most profitable magazine media brand in the UK. Immediate is transforming the traditional magazine media model, creating new opportunities to engage with its 19 million UK consumers. dsb.net will support Immediate with a comprehensive subscriptions fulfilment and customer interaction technology solution. Angus Chenevix Trench, founder and Managing Director of dsb.net said: "dsb.net is focused on technology driven, innovative and agile customer interaction management. We are pleased that Immediate has selected us as a partner and look forward to helping them develop and grow their customer base across a range of platforms".

dsb.net adds Walleting to e-commerce functionality

Date Added 04.12.2016

Leading the market with innovative developments, dsb.net has recently introduced a "Wallet" functionality for Clients who want to offer greater content and package choice to customers.  A customer is able to buy into a range of products or services and then consume them at will, with each time the relevant value being deducted from their wallet.  An enhanced "Your Account" provides the customer with full transparency of what's been purchased and what credit remains, along with opportunities to upgrade.

Motorsport Network appoint dsb.net

Date Added 24.10.2016

Motorsport Network is the world’s largest integrated automotive & motorsport organisation, headquartered in Miami, FL. As a digitally-led operation, the company is founded on the principle of engaging audiences around automotive & motorsport content to provide clients with integrated solutions to connect with this global audience.  dsb.net have been appointed to support the growth of digital e-commerce and data integration following the recent acquisition of Autosport, F1 Racing and Motorsport News.

dsb.net launch digital Gift Vouchers

Date Added 06.10.2016

From this Christmas, dsb Clients can sell multi-currency Gift Vouchers on their web sites.  Perfect for Publishers selling a range of titles, Gift Vouchers can be bought online and via the dsb Contact Centre - making them a perfect gift and great up-sell option for news, renewals and existing subscribers.  The unique Vouchers can be sent via email or via Royal Mail and in any currency accepted on your site.  Full reporting provides volume and value of Vouchers sold and identifies the liability on the relevant product when the Voucher is redeemed.  dsb can also create an association between the payer and the person who redeems the gift Voucher.

Haymarket Consumer appoint dsb.net

Date Added 08.05.2016

Haymarket Media Group has appointed dsb.net in a long-term Contract to manage subscriptions for it’s award winning specialist Consumer print and digital brands. Angus Chenevix Trench, Managing Director of dsb.net said, “We are extremely proud to have won such a prestigious account against stiff competition. The migration went extremely smoothly and was right on time.  We’re looking forward to helping Haymarket improve retention rates and order values, as well as using the flexibility of our systems to offer new products and pricing models."

Haymarket have over 70 market leading brands, including What Car?, Classic & Sportscar, Autocar, FourFourTwo and Stuff.  dsb.net is already responsible for the management of Haymarket’s business portfolio subscription brands, including Campaign, MIMS, Management Today and Horticulture Week.

Future acquire Blaze Publishing

Date Added 03.05.2016

Future, the publisher of titles including T3, Total Film and TechRadar, has acquired Blaze, the owner of magazine brands and events, including the London Drum Show.  The acquisition will see Future enter the shooting market for the first time.  Subscription management for the titles; Sporting Rifle, Gun Trade News, Clay Shooting, Airgun Shooter, Bow International and iShoot will move to dsb.net.


Beck Group acquires marketing agency

Date Added 01.02.2016

The Beck Group (to which dsb.net belongs) has purchased the predictive and performance marketing agency, M2L.  The M2L Agency is a well-established online marketing company, specialising in improving the performance of e-commerce channels and branding campaigns. The M2L team will be supporting dsb Clients in conversion optimization, UX, affiliate marketing and graphic design.

Future Inc. move customer base to dsb.net

Date Added 01.12.2015

Future Publishing has consolidated it’s worldwide database of subscribers with dsb.net, migrating over 100,000 records from CDS Global in Des Moines.  dsb will provide local customer service for North American customers from it’s operation in Philadelphia, who operate on the dsb systems in real time.  dsb’s flexible Customer Care and Billing system enables the maintenance of separate base currency reporting within a single database, while still providing the benefit of single promotion campaigns, web site functionality, business intelligence, CRM feed and much more.

MyTimeMedia awards contract to dsb.net

Date Added 05.10.2015

MyTimeMedia, the publishers of specialist Hobby and Craft magazines have chosen dsb.net to support the growth of their subscriber base.  The migration of the 12 brands from CDS Global, including Model Engineer, Horse and Good Woodworking also involves upgrades to the acquisition and retention e-commerce funnels.

dsb CCB Solutions wins Funke Mediengruppe

Date Added 17.09.2015

Funke Mediengruppe has awarded the contract for subscription database management to dsb CCB Solutions GmbH, sister company and providers of the dsb.net subscription and merchandise software platform.  Alex Muench, Director of UK Operations at CCB Solutions said, “This is a major endorsement of the flexible platform we support for dsb.net in the UK and USA.  Funke have over 2 million active subscribers and are one of the largest publishers in Europe.  Awarding dsb CCB Solutions with a long-term Contract to support their strategic audience development plans is a result of the major investments we have made in our software, systems architecture and e-commerce.”

dsb.net - 1st to integrate with Amazon Payments

Date Added 01.06.2015

dsb.net is the first UK bureau to integrate it's e-commerce platform with Amazon Payments.  Amazon provides an online payment solution that can help increase conversions, reduce fraud, acquire new customers and build loyalty. Visitors to your web site can log in and pay using their Amazon wallet and address book, removing the need to key into the checkout. Both single and continous payments are available.  dsb.net integrated with PayPal in 2010.