ended its ten years of publishing on January 5, 2018. We stopped accepting content or comments on December 31, 2017. However, virtually all of the content is publically and freely available “in perpetuity” at

The articles, blogs, and other content, plus Thinker bios contributed over the years to are still available on the website at the following links: voluntarily ended its publishing business when it was clear there was declining interest in high-quality consensus content in a world being overwhelmed by a highly polarized content of increasingly dubious provenance.

We are using an orderly process to move to other opportunities related to our inexpensive web-based identity verification and content-based direct monetization technologies. We remain available via Contact Us to handle any wrap-up details that might arise from our time as a direct publisher.

We want to thank our readers – which reached 50k unique visitors per month – and our 1,148 identity-verified on-the-record writers, the majority of whom were Ph.D.s, M.D.s, subject matter experts, and industry leaders, including even a few New York Times best-selling authors and Pulitzer Prize winners. We’re proud of the 16,340 blogs, 1,491 scholarly articles, 469 comprehensive topical reviews, and 39 ebooks that found a publishing home here that may otherwise not be available.

The Terms of Use always provided that Thinkers (authors) owned and maintained their copyrights and all authors remain free to publish their work elsewhere at any time without prior approval of, or consideration to, Best Thinking, Inc. even if the work was previously published by Best Thinking, Inc. This includes all eBooks published by BestThinking, Inc. and all eBook Agreements are hereby Terminated as provided therein, and eBook authors are free to re-publish their eBooks at will.

We wish to sincerely thank everyone, especially our wonderful families, team members, readers, Thinkers, and all the hopeful and visionary talents that made something extraordinary happen for over a decade at Onward!