BookShout! Hits 1 Million+ Page Views in 13 Days

January 13, 2014By Alex VasquezUncategorized

With Explosive Growth and a Host of New Publishing and Corporate Partners, BookShout! Continues to Innovate and Deliver NEW YORK, New York, January 14, 2014 – BookShout! announced today that it is experiencing tremendous growth with more than one million page views—excluding mobile downloads—in as little as 13 days. BookShout continues to grow and empower … Read More

BookShout! and the Future of E-Reading

January 10, 2014By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Bookshout! CEO Jason Illian no longer calls the Dallas-based e-book company a startup, even though it’s only 3 years old. “We have enough partners and growth,” he says, “that we are in a ramp-up phase.” Publishers appear to love BookShout!, a retail and e-reading platform that allows brands, authors, and publishing companies to sell books and … Read More

High Tech Pushes Growth in Texas Again

May 30, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Article from DallasNews.com by Mitchell Schnurman “The oil and gas boom gets much of the credit for Texas’ resurgent economy, but the technology sector is contributing, too. It added almost 10,000 jobs statewide last year and totals almost half a million workers. That’s twice as large as the energy business, which probably surprises some in the leading … Read More

Business Wire Covers Series B Funding for BookShout!

May 23, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Article From BusinessWire.com It’s one thing to sell a book. It’s another to build passionate communities around the content, providing lucrative channels for new sales and marketing opportunities. Today bookshout! announced $6M in Series B funding to expand its digital book distribution and engagement platform, giving authors control of their audiences and publishers a new … Read More

DallasNews.com Reports on Latest BookShout! Investments

May 20, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Article from DallasNews.com Dallas-based bookshout! announced today it raised $6 million in venture capital funding to expand its digital book distribution and community-building platform. It’s the latest fundraising and evolution for bookshout! and its corporate parent Rethink Books. The venture-backed capital also represents a sizable investment for a Dallas startup. Venture capital investment in North Texas has been … Read More

CareerBuilder and “Finding the Next Steve Jobs”

April 23, 2013By Alex VasquezSuccess Stories

Nolan Bushnell has always been an innovator leading the way.  As the former CEO of Atari and an employer to the young Steve Jobs, he has time and time again embraced new technologies that engage people and create conversation.  With the recent release of his much anticipated book, “Finding the Next Steve Jobs,” Nolan made … Read More

Kauffman Foundation & the Global Entreprenuership Congress

April 22, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

The Kauffman Foundation is one of the largest foundations in the U.S.–and the world–devoted to entrepreneurship and innovation.  In order to provide the book, Startup Communities, to hundreds of innovative thinkers at the Global Entreprenuership Congress in Rio, Brazil, the Kauffman Foundation engaged bookshout! and our bulk sales and distribution tools. With branded promotional cards, … Read More

TeXchange – One to Watch

April 21, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

TeXchange is one of the premier technology entrepreneur community in Texas for startup founders, business executives, and investors to meet, exchange ideas, and share experiences.  Like most organizations and events, it is traditionally quite difficult to order books, distribute them, and stay connected to the attendees.   To overcome these hurdles, TeXchange ordered all of the books for … Read More

“More or Less” an Author Tour & Launch

February 13, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

To kick off the launch of Jeff Shinabarger’s new book, “More or Less”, David C. Cook ordered 500 digital copies of the book to hand out at the event and future events.  Authors can build their following by simply speaking and selling digital books on their tours.  For each book sold, the reader can be … Read More

Brad Feld on Collaborative Reading

January 11, 2013By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Article from HuffingtonPost.com Brad Feld is a busy guy and I personally doubt that he ever sleeps. When he’s not blogging or running The Foundry Group, he’s writing books. His latest is called Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City. I know from personal experience that writing books makes you particularly opinionated about … Read More