E-commerce Websites for Book Publishers
We are experts in online book discovery and sales
We build full-featured, easy-to-use book publishing websites that are:
Our years of experience in book publishing has informed our templates for book listings, author profiles, events, and blogs formatted to your unique needs.
We make it really easy to get your ONIX data online and optimized for SEO, social media, online discovery, marketing automation, and sales. You can literally load or update your entire catalogue in minutes.
We build integrated e-commerce systems that power your direct sales. You can easily apply discounts, process payments securely, and fulfill e-book orders on the spot.
Together, we can grow your online book sales.
What we’ve built
Book discovery aggregators
We’ve built some of the industry’s most comprehensive communities for readers and publishers:
- 49th Shelf
- 49th Kids
- All Lit Up
- Open Book Ontario/Toronto
- BC Books
- ebooks by eBOUND
- We Have Diverse Books
We’ve developed a powerful digital publishing platform that is the easiest and most affordable way for publishers to get a great ecommerce site:
Custom book publisher websites
We’ve worked with a wide range of book publishers to create custom sites that drive online discovery and sales:
Your site speaks volumes. We can help ensure it sells volumes, too.
Contact us for a free consultation on your web needs.
Read more about our book publishing work
- Layout management in book publisher website platform ReaderBound
- ONIX websites: your bibliographic data and the Mugo ONIX Bridge
- Why better online content management leads to more book sales
- ReaderBound: Behind the scenes benefits for book publishers
- 49th Teachers launches with hundreds of classroom resources to help discover Canadian kids' books
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What Our Clients Say
We have been using [Mugo] for editing, consulting, support and training services in North America for the last 3 years and we still do. Aleksander Farstad, CEO, eZ Systems
[Mugo has] the rare blend of business knowledge and deep technical expertise, and they excel at listening to business requirements and translating those requirements into intelligent and reliable software products. Graham Tillotson, Co-Founder, Tandem, Chicago
[Mugo is] able to work on all aspects of software solutions -- front end/UI, core code, modules and extensions, application integration, and infrastructure -- and they are extremely capable in all of those areas. Graham Tillotson, Co-Founder, Tandem, Chicago
I highly recommend Mugo to anyone in need of a competent and dependable technology partner. Graham Tillotson, Co-Founder, Tandem, Chicago
If you ask me what is the first thing you think of about the Mugo team, I would say that they listen. Daniel Iribarren, Tangerix
Mugo Web is not another service provider. One of the things I really like about [them] is that they care about my project and myself. That is why I call them my partners. Daniel Iribarren, Tangerix
Mugo Web is not just a group of geeks. They are a team of highly knowledgeable technology and business people. [They] will help you to use geek stuff to solve business problems. Daniel Iribarren, Tangerix
I have worked with more than 10 different production centers and what they delivered to me was geek stuff. Not business solutions. [Mugo] understands that they are helping you to design solutions to satisfy or solve business problems. Daniel Iribarren, Tangerix
[Mugo is] fast, efficient, and always helpful. They respond positively to questions and offer great solutions to technical problems. Susan Wright, Director of Operations, Toronto Arts Council and Foundation
We've been extremely pleased with the work Mugo has done for us. They have been responsive and understanding in dealing with the complexities of our needs. Wendy Prugh, Program Manager, The Christian Science Monitor
[Mugo] has demonstrated a high caliber of competency in the work they do, and it instills great confidence in us to know that we have such quality professionals in our corner. We certainly look forward to continuing this relationship! Wendy Prugh, Program Manager, The Christian Science Monitor
Thank you very much Mugo Web for the work you've done. You valued and respected our time, produced quality work, paid attention to detail and understood the JPLradio concept. For that, I/we thank you. Troy B. Williams, Founder & Program Director, Just Positive Lyrics Radio
We thoroughly enjoy our working relationship with Mugo Web. They are customer-focused, take the time to listen, give good solid advice with our best interests in mind, and have a quick turnaround time. Paul O'Sullivan, IT Specialist, New Society Publishers
From our first contact, the team at Mugo has shown an unprecedented level of commitment to our web projects... ending almost 4 years of struggling! They are fast, precise and thorough, and definitely stand out in the industry! Sébastien Michel, Director, Frogs-in-NZ
In the three months Mugo worked on our new version -- which had stalled with our previous developers -- we have made more progress than ever before. Sébastien Michel, Director, Frogs-in-NZ
Mugo Web's breadth of expertise, high quality of work, and insightful online business consulting help us to focus on providing reliable, balanced data and analysis that our readers have come to trust. Mike Boniello, Chief Operations Officer, Rasmussen Reports
In addition to the features that readers see, Mugo has made significant workflow and content structure improvements that have saved time for our editors who work within the content management system all day. Mike Boniello, Chief Operations Officer, Rasmussen Reports
[Mugo] has shown their expert knowledge of eZ Publish on large, high-traffice enterprise customers, and they are responsive and dedicated. Aleksander Farstad, CEO, eZ Systems
We recommend Mugo highly as an expert team with a remarkably strong commitment to building great projects that work. Craig Riggs, Project Lead, 49th Shelf
The Mugo team has always added considerable value in improving not only the back-end systems and server-side performance for the site but also in strengthening the user experience and usability. Craig Riggs, Project Lead, 49th Shelf
Mugo has consistently delivered beyond our already-high expectations. Craig Riggs, Project Lead, 49th Shelf
I've been working closely with Mugo over the past few years on a variety of projects. The reason I've come back to them again and again is because they are excellent to work with. Each time we had a new project we would talk in detail about the goals and workflow. Because we had discussed everything in detail up front, the trial versions of the programs were always already quite well developed even in early stages.
The Mugo team is always prompt with their replies to any query I might have, and quick to solve any issues that may arise.
I think we all agree that the experience has been excellent. I would not even consider hiring anyone else! Dr. Caroline Tyson, Emergency Physician,
I had the pleasure to work with Mugo Web back in 2014. They were exceptionally professional, patient and helpful as we tried to meander our way through a complex website rebuild with multiple stakeholders. They held our hand on technical issues, stepped up to the plate and got their hands dirty to get the work done and also knew when to step away to let us process when needed. They were a real joy for us to work with. Kate Chalmers, Director Marketing Operations, Hootsuite Media Inc
All Lit Up
On All Lit Up, readers of emerging, quirky, and unabashedly Canadian literature can find and purchase the best books this country’s independent publishers have to offer. The site currently features some 5900 editions from close to 3800 contributors across 58 publishers.Learn more about what we did »
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Many years of experience with complex websites allows us to offer total solutions.Learn more about what we can do »