Scribd logoIt's been almost a year since Scribd launched its popular eBook subscription service. Since then, Amazon created Kindle Unlimited, Oyster expanded to all mobile platforms, and Apple has made several moves suggesting that an iBooks equivalent may be on the way. Just as Netflix did for film and Spotify for music, Scribd is forcing us to change our ideas about monetizing the reading experience — from an Ownership model to an Access model. This infographic shows what Scribd has been able to accomplish in just under a year:

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Scribd's eBook subscription model

BookBaby authors' eBooks will now be available to Scribd's monthly subscriber base

Last October, Scribd introduced a subscription model which allows  users to read unlimited books for just $8.99 per month. Scribd's subscription model has drawn comparisons to film and music streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify. Scribd's catalog consists of more than 300k titles from nearly 1000 publishers, including HarperCollins, Workman, Kensington Books, and Rosetta Books.

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Sell Your Book on Scribd

Here we grow again!

BookBaby is pleased to announce that we’ve once again expanded our distribution network with the exciting addition of Scribd. Scribd is the world’s largest online library, with conversions of over a billion pages of written works into web pages. That makes it easy for your readers to access your eBooks from any web-enabled mobile device (like your iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone or even Amazon Kindle). Millions of people come to Scribd every day to read and discuss business presentations, poetry, magazines and the latest best-sellers. Scribd’s content publishers include the biggest names in book publishing, media, government and entertainment. And now BookBaby authors too!

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