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 1,125,000 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 to over 150,000 customers worldwide in 170 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/COM & Java/J2EE, with products for new technologies such as HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript 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 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). We work closely with Microsoft to help promote third party products that extend the core functionality of the Visual Studio IDE - most recently with the launch of Visual Studio 2017.

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News Highlights - Last updated Mar 30th, 2017

  • Mar 2017 - Our latest Top 100 Publisher Awards and Top 100 Product Awards for 2017 have been announced!
  • Mar 2017 - Microsoft launch Visual Studio 2017! Are your products compatible with this new release?
  • Feb 2017 - New customer product review emails laucnhed to get feedback on your products
  • Feb 2017 - Our Paper Catalog was sent out inside Windows Developer magazine Issue 3.2017 in Germany
  • Jan 2017 - Our latest Paper Catalog has been mailed in the US, UK and Europe
  • Dec 2016 - Welcome to our latest new Product Publishers: Sparx Systems, CentralGest & Handsoncode
  • Oct 2016 - ComponentSource has been selling software licenses to our customers for over 21 years!

Our Audience

  • 1,125,000 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)
  • 160,000 Addressees receive our weekly multi-lingual customer email newsletters
  • 150,000 Customers worldwide buying software components and development tools
  • 200,000 English, 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 audience is expanded further by our community partners like DevPia (Korea) & Impress R&D (Japan)

Our Marketplace

  • 1,000,000 - Over 1,000,000 Page Views every month (excludes robots & crawlers)
  • 40,000 - Over 40,000 file downloads every month from our multi-lingual Web sites
  • 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
  • 3 - Multi-lingual call centers open 5x24 Atlanta GA, Reading England, 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
  • 7x24 - Instant fulfillment by ESD download with optional backup CD/DVD shipment
  • Purchasing available by Purchase Order, Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal & Cash on Delivery
  • Reseller and dealer network management and marketing program
  • 1st line tech support & "Live Chat" service to assist with customer product issues

Our Company

  • 21 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
  • 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 Mar 30th, 2017.

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.