WordAppeal is an online communications consulting agency with offices in Paris, London, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. It was founded in 2000 by two former journalists of The Economist and an organisational consultant (Charles River Associates, Boston).

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To help leading global companies create and manage their online communications.

Our unique positioning

Online expertise: WordAppeal has unique expertise in online media - from interface design and web content development to e business and accessibility.

Editorial outsourcing: WordAppeal offers its clients full or partial outsourcing solutions for editorial functions (multimedia programming, editorial platform or “Voice Centre”, webmastering, etc. in French, English and Russian).

English-speaking teams: 35% of our consultants are native English speakers. In 2014, WordAppeal’s team included people of 8 nationalities (American, Canadian, French, Lebanese, British, Russian, Dutch...).

Ability to handle the most complex subjects: all of our consultants come from the industry, banking and service sectors. We can help you deliver your message because we understand your business.

Top clients

We are the trusted choice of the management, communications, marketing and HR departments of major global leaders in their sectors: Air France, Air Liquide, Alcatel-Lucent, AREVA, AXA, Capgemini, Crédit Agricole, Lafarge, LCL, Renault, Société Générale, TOTAL, SFR, Salesforce, Pernod Ricard.



WordAppeal facts

  • Created in Paris in 2000 by two former journalists of The Economist and an organisational consultant (Charles River Associates, Boston).
  • Subsidiary of Pelham Media Ltd.
  • Office in San Francisco
  • Recipient of the Gazelle 2005 Award for strong revenue growth, presented by The French Ministry for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses. This award puts WordAppeal in the top 1% of French businesses with 5 to 250 employees.
  • Active member of the Montaigne Institute, a think tank created by the renowned Claude Bébéar: www.institutmontaigne.org.

WordAppeal figures

  • A gross profit margin with an average annual growth rate of 35% since the agency was created in Paris in 2000.
  • 60 consultants.
  • 10 recruitments planned for 2014 (Paris).
  • 62 clients, 24 of whom are members of the CAC 40.