The Best Digital Publishing App Developers in The Bay Area

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in San Francisco?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals.

Take a look at our app development companies that have experience creating publishing apps. They can show you examples of their work and advise you on the best features and capabilities for your publishing app.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top publishing app development companies in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best San Francisco Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1

    ArcTouch

    ArcTouch was founded in 2008 and has offices in San Francisco, Calif., New York, and Florianópolis, Brazil. They excel at app development, blockchain, and UX/UI design. They guide their enterprise clients through the app building process by defining a strategy for the best user experience, planning the visual design, developing and testing the prototype, and ensuring optimization and growth.

    Notable Project

    A California-based content discovery startup hired ArcTouch to design a content discovery platform and iOS app. They provided feedback on the startup's user stories, created wireframes, and developed the platform and app. The project was completed ahead of schedule.

    “We’re astonished at the quality of the work. We’re a small company, and we weren’t expecting the same level of service a Fortune 500 company might enjoy. We were amazed by their design and the effort that went into every screen.” – Senior Project Manger, Content Discovery Startup

    Former clients
    Yahoo!
    Adidas
    Audi
    3M
    Guess
    Honeywell
    Champs Sports
    Sony
    Salesforce
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    24 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Grio

    Grio is a software consulting firm based in San Francisco, Calif, that was established in 2008. Their team of 50 employees offers web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Notable Project

    Grio built a web app that allows remote access to an electroencephalogram device for a medical-device manufacturer. Their team developed the frontend using React and the backend using Node.js and Ruby on Rails. The app received significant positive feedback.

    "The team’s willingness to take on new challenges distinguishes them from other development vendors that only specialize in specific technologies or types of applications." – CTO, Medical Device Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Rivals.com
    Fitbit
    Texture
    Capital One
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Tivix

    Tivix is a digital product development and design company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices across the US, UK, and Europe. Founded in 2008, they have over 90 employees who serve startup, midmarket, and enterprise clients across diverse industries such as FinTech, health care, manufacturing, government, and nonprofit. Tivix reduces engineering risk for clients by offering rapid time-to-market while delivering standards-based code that can be transitioned to an internal team at any time. Their focus is building both internal and consumer-facing digital products that drive business growth. Services include product management, UX/UI design, full-stack software engineering, and DevOps

    Notable Project

    Tivix worked with an intergovernmental military alliance to rebuild a mission-critical software system. If and when submarines in international waters come into distress, the organization plans and coordinates the rescue effort of such submarines. Tivix was given complex system requirements and asked to come up with an effective design and solution that would replace a decades-old system. The client was incredibly impressed at every stage of the engagement, with Tivix delivering detailed systems and user-experience design, followed by robust development and operationalization of the system internationally. 

    Every single milestone has been met exactly on time. The company has met every requirement, both in terms of time as well as quality.” Maritime Service Owner, Intergovernmental Military Alliance

    Former clients
    Zoetis
    Apple
    Tesla
    UNICEF
    BASF
    World Food Programme
    Best Egg
    NATO
    Macerich
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    24 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Prolific Interactive (Acquired By The We Company)

    With a presence on both the east and west coasts of the US, Prolific Interactive is a product agency that offers mobile app development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy. The team, which is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with a second office in San Francisco, CA, serves mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Prolific Interactive developed both an iOS and Android app for a bridal retail chain. The app replicated the company’s website and included some additional interactive features such as a wedding dress finder and personality quiz.

    “Prolific has been a great partner soup to nuts, handling all of the frontend development work and the design work. They’ve gone above and beyond and done some of the user research analysis.” – Senior Manager, Bridal Retail Chain

    Former clients
    Sephora
    American Express
    SoulCycle
    Gap
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 500: Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2016 , Crain: New York's 50 Fastest Growing Companies

  • 5

    Siddhi Infosoft

    Siddhi Infosoft is a web and mobile app development company based in San Francisco, with a secondary location in Ahmedabad, India. Siddhi Infosoft was founded in 2011 and has 25 employees. Services offered by this company include mobile app development and web development for companing ranging from startups to Fortune 500 brands.

    Notable Project

    Siddhi Infosoft provided front and back-end development for a mobile telecom repair company. The project involved the creation of a website from scratch, as well as the incorporation of unique pages and features like a booking system and SMS messaging network.

    "The most impressive thing about Siddhi Infosoft is their way of working. They always demand confirmation from me when things should be done. And things were done always on time! Professionalism at my fingertips." CEO, Mobile Telecom Repair Company

    Former clients
    DizzyDoctor
    GHN
    Sylky
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Zazz

    Zazz is a Seattle-based mobile app development company founded in 2011. They have an additional office in San Francisco. Their team of approximately 50 employees serves clients of all sizes and industries. In addition to app development, they also specialize in enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Zazz created iOS and Android apps that connect to a Bluetooth-enabled barbecue. Users can switch the product on and off, as well as control its temperature, from their phone. The team delivered a bug-free product and great designs.

    "Besides development, they also did the UX/UI of the app and designed our logo, as well." — Chief Product Officer, Startup

    Former clients
    Inclose
    Ideal Smart
    Sparehandz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Toi

    Toi is a San Francisco based digital marketing company. They were founded in 2010 and have a team of 420 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. They mainly work with clients in the arts and entertainment, business services, and consumer product industries.

    Notable Project

    Toi created a website for a fundraising platform. Toi created the site using WordPress and added features to optimize the site’s UI. The client was very happy with the finished site.

    “They were extremely amenable, professional, and just good people to work with.” – Co-Founder, Fundraising Platform
     

    Former clients
    Red Bull Records
    UC Berkeley
    Genee
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Spokes Digital

    Located in San Francisco, Spokes Digital is an IT services and digital solutions provider that was founded in 2017. Spokes Digital's team of 65 focuses on the e-commerce, healthcare and advertising industries. The agency has expertise in web design, e-commerce development, SEO, custom software development and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Spokes Digital developed an educational iOS app for a tech startup. The application did a myriad of tasks including managing schedules, running online courses, and facilitated online tests. Spoke DIgital's work helped generate more users.

    "There were no delays during development, and they [Spoke DIgital] delivered the solution on time. They also provided reliable post-launch support." - Director of Operations, Educational Tech Startup 

    Former clients
    Intel
    DogSpot
    MedMen
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Partner

  • 9

    CoreWare Group

    Coreware Group is a full-stack mobile, IoT, and web app development company based in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Huntington Beach, Calif., and Belgrade, Serbia. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of more than 30 that provides a wide range of services that include mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, web design, custom software development, and IoT development. Coreware Group serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    An insurance company hired Coreware Group to develop their website. Coreware Group worked closely with the company to create the required appearance, layout, some of the content, and the landing pages. After completing the website, they also provided the company's team with guidance on how to make certain adjustments using a very user-friendly platform. The new website attracted 88% more traffic and generated a significant increase in sales.

    "Coreware Group provides a strong and cohesive team that collaborates efficiently to complete tasks in a timely manner." - Sales & Marketing Manager, Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Mercedes Benz
    IBM
    Rug Doctor
    Magellan Jets
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Scalio

    Scalio is a global digital product agency based in San Francisco, with offices in Atlanta and in Orange, Calif. The agency, founded in 2011, has more than 40 employees and provides, among others, web design, UX/UI design, and web development services to midmarket and other companies in various industries. 

    Notable Project

    A mobile solutions provider hired Scalio to create the components to create production environments for web, iOS, and Android that include testing, sales, and production. Scalio was also tasked to develop a robust management console that handles auditing, reporting, and account admin tasks. Scalio was able to undertake this project in less than six months, enabling the provider to significantly grow its business. 

    "Within the first 8 months post-launch we were able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers." - COO, Mobile Solutions Provider

    Former clients
    Google
    Shell
    Uber
    Intuitive Surgical
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Kind+Human

    Founded in 2018, Kind+Human is a small development firm. Their team is based in Los Angeles, with an additional office in San Francisco and Seattle. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Kind+Human provided UI/UX designs for an automotive digital company. The team created custom and modernized layouts and flows.

    "Their creativity stands out." – CTO, Automotive Digital Company

    Former clients
    Dataship
    Munch Citi
    Woolly Labs
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco,
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Happiest Minds Technologies

    Happiest Minds Technologies is a big data consulting company based in Bengaluru, India, with 14 other offices around the world. Founded in 2011, their team of about 2,400 employees primarily provides midmarket and enterprise businesses mainly for the financial services, retail, and media industries. They specialize in BI/SI & big data consulting, cloud consulting, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Happiest Minds Technologies provided IT capabilities for a large project for a financial services company. They implemented strategy and support services that the client reported made the life of its employees much easier in terms of workload and efficiency.

    "They are an amazing service, and you should partner with them because they are reliable." — IT Manager, Financial Services Company

    Former clients
    <strong>:;</strong>McAfee Excellence Award
    NASSCOM HR Best Practices Award (2016)
    Cloud Solutions Awards Gold (2015)
    Annual APAC Partner Summit Awards (2014)
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    Mantreza Technologies Private Limited

    Mantreza Technologies is a mobile app, web, and mobile games development company based in Noida, India, with offices in Brampton, Canada; Palo Alto, Calif.; and Birmingham, U.K. The company has more than 50 employees and provides, among others, digital strategy, product design, and e-commerce development services to small and larger-sized companies in a wide range of industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and consumer products & services.  

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Mantreza Technologies to develop an app for iOS and Android that features voice messaging, document sharing, and location sharing. Mantreza also integrated a payment system and a rating system. Mantreza Technologies delivered the app which helped the company automate certain parts of its business.

    "Their technical team is hardworking, and they suggested ways to improve our project model to make it more efficient." - Senior Business Analyst, Construction Company 

    Former clients
    DineBox
    MAC: Meet & Chill
    Avant Garde
    Fastlane Sportswear
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Palo Alto, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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