Publishers - Sell Your Software Globally With Us!

Background information about ComponentSource with statistics about our global audience and worldwide customer base.

Sell Software InternationallyComponentSource - A global software development tool distributor and a worldwide software component reseller, with multi-lingual sales & marketing for your software products. If you are looking to sell software components internationally or to sell dev tools globally - you have come to the right place! ComponentSource is an international software component reseller and an overseas software development tool distributor - so we can help boost your non-domestic sales by using our value added reseller program and our software product marketing services.

ComponentSource has created a successful software development tool and software component or custom control focused marketplace that is used by 200,000 unique visitors every month - making us one of the most visited software development product Web sites in the world. We have over 1,150,000 registered users in our database and these users include: programmers, corporate software developers, IT consultants, designers, architects, QA engineers and testers, systems administrators, database administrators, network administrators, project leaders & project managers in end user organizations, software houses, ISVs and systems integrators. To date we have sold 1,300,000+ software licenses to 150,000+ customers worldwide in 180+ countries. We also distribute software products internationally through our worldwide distribution network of 2,500 dealers and resellers, who regularly buy from us using their established credit accounts.

The main technology platforms of interest to our customers are Microsoft .NET 7, .NET 6, .NET 5.0, .NET Core, .NET Framework and the older COM (Component Object Model) & Java/J2EE, with products for newer technologies such as JavaScript (HTML5, jQuery, Angular, React, Vue.js) proving as popular as tried and tested products containing C++ Libraries and VCLs. Other new emerging technology areas are also of interest to our customers and we are seeing growing demand for products in the following areas: Microsoft Blazor, Microsoft Visual Studio tools for Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms, Microsoft Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Workflow Foundation (WF) - as well as products that work with Microsoft SharePoint (MOSS), Microsoft SQL Server and Reporting Services (SSRS). The latest major release from Microsoft is .NET 7 and you will see a growing number of products that support .NET 7 from our partners. We work with Microsoft to help promote third party products that extend the core functionality of the Visual Studio IDE - see their latest Visual Studio 2022 Release.

What should I do next? Now read the Join Our Publisher Program details to find out how to partner with us!

News Highlights - Last updated February 9th, 2023

Our Audience

  • 1,150,000 Software development and IT professionals in our registered user database
  • 375,000 Unique visits to our web site every month, excluding search robots/crawlers
  • 200,000 Unique visitors to our web site every month (Average visit length is 4 mins)
  • 150,000 Addressees receive our weekly multi-lingual customer email newsletters
  • 150,000 Customers worldwide buying software components and development tools
  • 200,000 English, German, Japanese & Korean paper catalogs distributed annually to our customers and prospects
  • 1,000,000's We reach millions of developers through our multi-lingual Web sites

Our Marketplace

  • 1,000,000 - Over 1,000,000 Page Views every month (excludes robots & crawlers)
  • 1,300,000 - Over 1,300,000 Software licenses safely delivered to End Users worldwide
  • 2,500 - Global distribution through our network of over 2,500 dealer and reseller accounts
  • 1,000s - 1,000s of licenses sold monthly from our Web sites, with global delivery by download
  • Trusted - Tried & Tested Electronic Software Download (ESD) sales since March 1998

Our Customer Service

  • Multi-lingual Web Sites in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese for Brazil
  • Multi-lingual Web Sites for our customers in Asia/Pac in Japanese, Korean, Chinese
  • Multi-lingual call centers open 5x24 Atlanta GA, Reading England, Dublin Ireland, Tokyo Japan
  • 3 - Languages spoken for our North & South American customers: English, Spanish & Portuguese
  • 5 - Languages spoken for our European customers: English, French, German, Italian & Spanish
  • 5 - Languages spoken for our Asia/Pac customers: Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese & English
  • 50 - Toll Free numbers in 47 countries around the world to allow customers to call us for free
  • 20 - Currencies to buy in USD $, Euros €, GBP £, JPY ¥, AUS $, KRW + 14 others
  • 5x24 Customer Service for all orders with electronic software delivery fulfilment
  • Purchasing available by Purchase Order, Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal & Cash on Delivery
  • Purchasing available via procurement systems such as: Ariba, Coupa, JAGGAER (SciQuest), etc.
  • Tax collection (Sales and VAT/IVA/GST) & Export Compliance Checking
  • 1st line tech support & "Live Chat" service to assist with customer product issues

Our Publisher Service

  • Annual Publisher Awards & Product Awards - The industry barometer to measure your sales success globally
  • Product Marketing - A choice of Online Web site, Email newsletter, Magazine and paper Catalogue print advertising
  • Monthly Payments to our Partners On-time - Every month, at the end of the month following the sale to a customer
  • Reseller and Dealer network management worldwide, product price list distribution & product marketing program
  • Sell to major customers who prefer to buy via purchasing networks such as: Ariba, Coupa, JAGGAER (SciQuest), etc.
  • Currency Payments - 4 currencies for you to choose from to be paid in: USD $, Euros €, GBP £, JPY ¥
  • Export Compliance Checking - Full checking of all sales order participants & End User licensees worldwide
  • Tax Collection - We take care of Sales Taxes and Value Added Tax collection for you - including:
    • Sales Taxes in the USA
    • VAT/IVA/USt-IdNr/n° TVA/Momsnr in the European Union (EU)
    • Consumption Tax (C-Tax) in Japan
    • Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) in India
    • VAT in the United Kingdom

Our Company

  • 27 Years in Business - founded in October 1995 in the UK
  • ComponentSource launched our service to customers in Europe in March 1996
  • Opened US HQ in November 1997 and became a US Corporation in Sep 2000
  • Opened Tokyo HQ for Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Asian markets in May 2003
  • Opened a second European office in Dublin, Ireland in November 2018 for our EU customers
  • A profitable business, owned and run by our founders and senior management team

The statistics and/or news on this Web page were last updated on February 9th, 2023.

Would you like to join our publisher program?

Having read the above program overview you may be interested in applying to join our worldwide software product marketing and global software distribution Publisher Program. We will assess your products and if we are interested in acting as a product reseller for you we will enter into a worldwide value added reseller agreement with your company. This product reseller contract will enable us to act as both a software reseller and software distributor for your software. To start the assessment process please visit the Join our Publisher Program page now and download the Product Assessment Form (PAF) document.

For further information see our Program Details or read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for details on: Sales & Reporting, Pricing & Licensing, Product Requirements, Marketing Exposure and other general Publisher Program FAQs.

Thank you for your interest in working with ComponentSource and remember, if you are looking to sell software components internationally or to sell development tools globally or software utilities for IT pros - we are here to help you.