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Scribd is Now Offering a 3 Month Free Trial

April 17th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, Scribd, Subscriptions → No Comments

Scribd scribd-logo-blk_100x28launched a new promotion today.

Their all-you-can ebook subscription service normally costs $9 a month, with a free 30-day trial, but thanks to a promotion with More Magazine, you can now get Scribd subscription for three months – Free.
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Entitle Adds eReader Support to Their Subscription eBook Service

April 13th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, ebookstore news, Entitle, Subscriptions → 8 Comments

When Entitle logofirst launched in September 2013, one of its stronger selling points was that readers would own the ebooks they acquired through the Audible-like subscription service.
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Inkbok Launches New eBook Subscription Service

March 28th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription → No Comments

Inkbok has Inkbok Logo Blackbeen under development for over a year now, but this service has been maintaining a low profile. It just crossed my desk earlier this week, and it is launching today.
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Scribd Adds New Travel Books Section to their eBook Subscription Service

March 26th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, Scribd, Subscriptions → No Comments

Scribdscribd-logo-blk_100x28 announced on Wednesday that they had signed a deal with Lonely Planet. This travel publisher is going to be the anchor for Scribd’s new travel section, and readers will find all of Lonely Planet’s best selling travel guidebooks as well as their other titles.
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Scribd Apps for Android, iOS Updated with Search, Clipping, and Dictionary Lookup

March 14th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Android, ebook subscription, ipad app, iPhone app, Scribd, software news → No Comments

When scribd-logo-blk_100x28Scribd launched their subscription ebook service last Fall their apps were missing a few key features that a lot of ebook readers expect. Scribd has repaired that shortcoming today.
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Scribd, Piracy, and Why You Can’t Always Believe What You Read Online

March 10th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · DeBunking, ebook subscription, piracy, Scribd → 9 Comments

When scribd-logo-blk_100x28Scribd launched their ebook subscription service last Fall many in the book co0mmunity faulted Scribd for their past history of piracy issues, and it seems that Scribd still hasn’t managed to escape that specter.
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Oyster Updates Their Reading App with a New “Explore” Section

February 25th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, ipad app, iPhone app, Oyster, software news, Subscriptions → No Comments

Oyster oyster logorolled out a new update for their iPad and iPhone app yesterday.  The app, which lets subscribers read an unlimited number of ebooks for only $10 a month, gained a number of features which should make it easier for readers to find their next book.
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Scribd Expands Their eBook Catalog – Now Offers 300,000 Titles in Their Subscription Service

February 25th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, infographic, Scribd, Subscriptions → 2 Comments

Scribdscribd-logo-blk_100x28 announced on Monday that they have 300,000 reasons for you to sign up with their ebook subscription service. This service, which launched worldwide in early October 2013, has quickly grown to offer the second largest catalog of any of its competitors.
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eBook Subscription Service Oyster Sign Deal With Disney, Launches New Kid’s Section

February 12th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · ebook subscription, Oyster, Subscriptions → 1 Comment

oyster logoFacing increased pressure from competing subscription services like the recently launched Epic, Oyster Books announced today that they were expanding their service with a new selection of titles from Disney Publishing and a new children’s section.
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Readfy’s Ad-Subsidized eBook Service Launches in a Limited Beta

February 3rd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Ad-Supported, ebook subscription, Germany, Readfy, Spotify, Subscriptions → 2 Comments

Willreadfy_logo_cmyk__large_500_500[1] readers be willing to subject themselves to ads just to read free ebooks?

Readfy set out to answer that question today. This “Spotify for ebooks” opened to the public today, launching a beta test for their ebook subscription service.
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