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Leading B2B Publisher upgrades to QuarkXPress 8

LONDON - 11/29/2010 - Quark has today announced that Business-to-Business publisher Link Publishing has upgraded its production suite to QuarkXPress® 8.

Link Publishing is a leading publisher of trade titles for the printing and signage industries, and provides up-to-the-minute news, in-depth features and comment from industry experts through its two flagship titles: Print Monthly and SignLink. Link Publishing also produces the annual Print Directory and Sign Directory, providing comprehensive listings from over 10,000 companies for every conceivable service required. Link Publishing also offers integrated and effective online marketing campaigns for customers within the industries.

Stewart Genovese, senior designer at Link Publishing comments: “From my previous experience of using QuarkXPress with other firms, I have always found it the most efficient, intuitive and precise desktop publishing programme. At Link Publishing we need our DTP to be an aid, not an obstacle, to producing the magazines: QuarkXPress 8’s added functionality offers that. Particularly when producing directories, it is becoming more and more important that we have the full power of a dedicated desktop publisher.”
“We considered some of Quark’s competitors but I feel that Quark offers the most rounded and versatile option: not only am I more familiar with it, but it has also been scooping all the top accolades this year.”

Gavin Drake Vice President of Marketing at Quark, commented: “We are pleased to have Link Publishing join a host of publishers that are taking advantage of the modern and intuitive interface of QuarkXPress 8, as well as making the most of its powerful text manipulation and editing features. The editorial staff at Link Publishing benefits from the complete functionality of QuarkXPress 8 to deliver high-quality, informative and engaging features in each issue of their magazines. Working in the same, familiar print environment of QuarkXPress 8, designers at LinkPublishing can take existing print jobs to Flash, or create new Flash projects, in minutes — no additional purchase or coding required.”

About Link Publishing
Link Publishing was founded in 1992 by Page Tuck, and has since grown into a leading publisher of trade publications for the printing and signage industries in the UK. Reaching a combined readership of over 25,000 people, Print Monthly and SignLink have an unrivalled reputation as influential, visually arresting, and editorially astute publications.

About Quark
Quark Inc. is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organisations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product, QuarkXPress®, changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionising publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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Valentina Moressa, vmoressa@quark.com, +44 (0)7506 000817
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