Vook Powers The New York Times TimesFiles ePublishing Program
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Vook, Inc. is working with The New York Times to launch its TimesFiles ebook publishing program. The first 25 TimesFiles ebooks will be available for purchase on Monday, December 17. Vook’s ebook creator network of VookMakers are using its technology platform to power the TimesFiles ebook program, providing services including the creation of ebooks for multiple devices, device consistent styling, distribution and sales reporting.
TimesFiles are curated selections of articles from The New York Times archives, assembled into compelling narratives about a particular topic or event. Built in collaboration with Vook, the TimesFiles collection currently has 25 ebooks, with many more to come in 2013. TimesFiles will be available starting at $1.99 from Amazon.com (Kindle), Apple (iBooks), Barnes & Noble (NOOK), and NYTStore.com. Launch titles include “The Fall of the Berlin Wall,” “George Steinbrenner and the Yankees” and “The Life and Films of John Hughes.”
Brad Inman, CEO of Vook, said, “eBooks should always be about the quality of the content; it is an honor to work with one of the best content providers in the world.”
Matthew Cavnar, VP of Business Development at Vook, stated, “Launching 25 titles with The New York Times is a great demonstration of our capability, and an indicator of the opportunity for organizations outside of traditional publishing to enter the new world of digital books.”
Vook is extending its content strategy and ePublishing solution to content holders of all stripes. To learn more, visit http://vook.com.
Founded in 2009, Vook has created an innovative technology platform that allows content holders to create great ebooks, add video, audio and images, publish the ebooks to their own Web page and to the major e-Tailers, and track their sales. Vook provides a turn key solution for content strategy, including editorial, marketing and distribution services and has worked with a range of partners, including NBC, Simon & Schuster, The History Channel, Google and Newsweek Daily Beast. For more information, please visit http://vook.com
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