Bellingham, WA / August 3, 2010 / FreeBookPreview.com is a new website that promotes full text previews of upcoming and newly released Christian books on mobile devices for a limited time. It is the first book promotion tool to fully maximize mobile technology, social networking, interaction and engagement, for both e-books as well as for print books.
By integrating with a widely adopted mobile platform, the books featured at the site gain instant visibility and promotion to the hundreds of thousands of users of the Logos Bible Software iPhone app. Users of the Logos Bible Software iPhone app will see each week’s free preview on the homepage of their mobile app. at startup – ensuring maximum exposure to a captive audience. At any time during the preview, the book may be purchased in print or electronic formats from links in the app, as well as from FreeBookPreview.com. New users may download the reader for free to their iPhones, or access the preview through any other web-enabled mobile device.
Additional promotion for each book comes by way of integrated Twitter and Facebook sharing features. While reading a free preview, just swipe up with your thumb and options for promoting the previewed book are presented, along with pre-formatted text to make it easy to spread the news. A Facebook fan page also hosts discussion and builds community related to each book being promoted at the time.
Already a success
With just over one week in existence, the site has already proven to be popular with book lovers. In the short time it has been live, the site has had nearly 30,000 page-views, and the first free book preview, "Finally Alive" by John Piper, was previewed over 8,000 times. More than 300 people have become fans of the site’s Facebook page, and about 1,000 people have shared a link to the site on Facebook or Twitter. In addition there have already been hundreds of dollars of sales generated for the book in print and electronic editions- electronic editions outselling print by nearly thirty to one.
More information about Free Book Preview may be found on the web at: http://www.freebookpreview.com/
Interested book publishers may discuss promoting their upcoming titles by emailing: email@example.com or by calling Jayson Bradley at 800-875-6467 ext. 2360.
FreeBookPreview.com is a service of Logos Bible Software, a privately held corporation located in Bellingham, Washington. Logos Bible Software is the leading publisher of high-end, award-winning, multilingual Bible software. The company serves church, academic, and lay markets, bringing the best in software innovation to Christians worldwide. Logos can be found on the web at: http://www.logos.com.