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HowStuffWorks is an online publishing company widely recognized as a leading source for clear, unbiased, reliable explanations of how everything actually works. With thousands of articles, content features and illustrations populating ten different content channels, HowStuffWorks.com attracts millions of unique visitors each month.
The company has just formed a strategic alliance with Publications International, Ltd. (PIL), a 30-year-old publisher of mass-market books that produces more than 600 new titles annually. Through this alliance, HowStuffWorks has exclusive online rights to the vast PIL product library of over 10,000 books and 1 million images, access to over 350 writers and editors, and all future content. HowStuffWorks has recently acquired the online businesses and successful Web sites of consumer-trusted brands Mobil Travel Guide
. Consumer Guide is the leading provider of objective reviews of consumer products and new and used automobiles. Mobil Travel Guide, the creator of the prestigious five-star rating system, features ratings and reviews on hotels and restaurants. Both of these sites will be integrated into the HowStuffWorks network to create a comprehensive resource for consumers to learn how products work, how they perform and how to make better buying decisions.
- At Discovery, Pushing Back Against the 'Content Farm': HowStuffWorks Uses Fact-Checking, Long Lead Times, Edit Teams, 10 March 2010
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