Partner with Shorthand
Create stunning digital content for your clients in record time — and grow your business.
For agencies of all shapes and sizes — from agencies of record and project-based creative agencies to consultants and service providers.
Earn up to 30% commission for the first 12 months of the contract.
For product teams, developers, content management systems, and integrators. Scale your business by integrating or building custom solutions with the Shorthand Platform.
For advisors, freelancers, or influencers. Recommend your colleagues and clients to Shorthand and earn a commission with every successful subscription.
Earn 15% commission for the first 12 months of the life of the account.
A true partnership
Our product, resources, and team are here to help you succeed.
- Get access to a Partner Manager and regional sales reps who will assist you with plan design, positioning, and how to sell Shorthand to your clients.
- Access a growing library of live training webinars.
- Get early access to Shorthand’s product roadmap, and be the first to know about the future of immersive digital content.
- Let us promote you. We’ll showcase your stunning content to our global network of content teams.
A world-beating storytelling platform
Create immersive digital stories that your readers will love — code and web-design optional.
- Build multimedia scrollytelling stories, with animation effects triggered as the reader scrolls.
- Don’t worry about fonts and formatting — the Shorthand editor will make your copy consistent, on-brand, and responsive.
- Integrate third party maps, charts, or data visualisations to create a truly interactive story.
A proven content solution
Shorthand’s customers include the biggest content creators on the planet, because stories built with Shorthand get better results.
- Shorthand stories routinely boast better dwell time, scroll depth, click-through-rates, and conversions.
- Our customers include the BBC, Honda, the UN, the WHO, Adweek, and the University of Houston. Check out our growing library of customer stories.
Expert white-glove support
We’ll never leave you hanging. Shorthand’s team will get you up and running quickly, and will give you all the tools and ongoing support you need to delight your clients.
- We get you set up for a running start, with same day plan activation and <72 hour custom theme development.
- Our team of Editorial Success Managers are best in class, and will give you all the support you need to be successful (don’t trust us — read what our customers say on G2).
We build tailored packages, specified to the needs of your organisation and clients.
- Shorthand’s expert team will build a custom theme at your direction — with client fonts, colors, styles, default header logos, and more.
- We offer flexible publishing solutions. Export your stories to S3, embed in your CMS, export a ZIP, or publish directly to your Shorthand subdomain.
“I've often thought, what is it that makes Shorthand different and special? I always come back to the fact that so much good work has been put in by the Shorthand development team on making the tool as good as it is. It's the best there is.”— Giles Wilson, Founder, Harpoon
Partner case studies
Our amazing partners can help you create stories your audience will love.
The award-winning founder and editor of BBC News Magazine, Giles Wilson, leads this London-based digital agency.
How does a leading content agency experiment with design, meet tight deadlines, and still amaze their clients?
Bell Media Group
How does an ambitious marketing agency use immersive visual storytelling to delight their clients and get excellent results?
Our partners include the world's most innovative digital agencies.
Interested in becoming a Shorthand Partner?
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