The Agora was a lively marketplace for the ancient Greeks, where people came not only to buy and sell goods but also to meet to exchange news and ideas. That same philosophy is what drives Agora, Inc.
Agora, Inc. is a holding company for more than 20 publishers of financial, health, travel and special interest books and newsletters -- each offering unique ideas, information and insights. Altogether, Agora companies publish more than 300 books and 40 newsletters, reaching 1 million readers from around the world. Based in the historic Mount Vernon district of Baltimore, Agora is housed in a collection of 19th century mansions. They also have offices in Ireland (International Living, Waterford); Australia (Port Phillip Publishing and Portner Press, Melbourne); France (Publications Agora and Sante Nature Innovation, Paris); the United Kingdom (Agora Business Publications, Skipton, North Yorkshire, MoneyWeek, London and Agora Health Ltd., Banstead, Surrey); and India (EquityMaster Agora Research Private Limited, Mumbai).
Agora became an Advantage client in 2000. They wanted a better integrated system for their newsletters, supplements and list business. They were also looking for a system flexible enough to accommodate the fast-changing needs of their growing business. Since going live on Advantage, Agora has been responsible for numerous new features and functionality in Advantage.