Scribd: Netflix for Books

Don’t know what to get the book worm on your Christmas list? How about a monthly subscription to Scribd, an online database of more than 40 million books and documents? Better than just one book you think they might like, Scribd is a book lover’s smorgashborg, with an unlimited number of books, papers, research, and more available for voracious consumption for $8.99 a month.

Scribd has apps in the App Store and Google Play, so you can take your book reading on the road on your iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

And it’s not just for those who want to consume all the words they can. Scribd is also a great place for aspiring writers, researchers, and others to publish their own work. You can upload anything, from a letter or presentation to sheet music and travel guides. Not only that, but Scribd:

  • Does all the SEO work for you, so your content is indexed by all the major search engines
  • Provides your content to the 90 million subscribers to the service
  • Gives you analytics about who is reading your content
  • Has a patent-pending technology that turns documents into formatted webpages

All around, Scribd is a great place for people who love words, whether they prefer to read them or write them. Visit the Scribd website for a free one month trial of the service to try it out.

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