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About The Manual

Who we are

The Manual exists to show everyone how to live a more engaged life. Whether it be fashion, culture, food, drinks, travel, grooming, or the outdoors, we bring authenticity and authority to everything we cover. The Manual offers expert guidance and only the best insights.

The Manual is your signal, not more noise.

Founded in 2012 in Portland, Oregon, The Manual has developed an excellent team of seasoned writers around the world who test all the gear, shake the cocktails, cook the food, interview the experts and meet with the brands we cover.

For all product testing inquiries, please fill out our Product Testing and Reviews Form. We’ll add your product to the queue and reach back out if we determine it’s a good fit for our brand.

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About Digital Trends Media Group

Digital Trends Media Group is an award-winning publishing company encompassing a number of millennial-focused media brands, including Digital Trends and Digital Trends en Español; men’s lifestyle publication The Manual; and a number of other popular titles. With easy-to-understand reviews and entertaining news and videos, Digital Trends Media Group serves more than 125 million unique visitors each month across partners and platforms. The company’s syndication partners include Apple TV, Android TV, ABC News, Roku, Oath, Fire TV, Atmosphere, DailyMotion, and more. Digital Trends Media Group is headquartered in Portland, OR with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Detroit, Toronto, and Chicago.

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Portland, OR 97204
(503) 342-2890

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