Since Phase2 has unceremoniously dumped Open Publish, what are some alternative distributions for publishers?
1) Nodemaker -- https://drupal.org/project/nodemaker
Started with promise -- especially since it was tied to the launch of ThemeGeeks, Himerus' premium Omega theme company.
Sadly, Nodemaker has seen almost no development since about the same time Phase2 gave up on OP.
Also, Theme Geeks hasn't launched yet. It was supposed to launch this time last year. Best thing about Nodemaker was that it was Omega based -- so it fit fairly nicely with OP.
2) NodeStream -- https://drupal.org/project/nodestream
I wish I'd gone the Nodestream route as the company that creates NodeStream appears more stable and dependable than Phase2. I've played with NS, but not extensively.