Ruby on Rails UI/UX Engineer

June 13, 2016By joshuaUncategorized

Description: Mid – Senior level UI/UX Engineer to work on the front-end of a Rails based platform. Ruby knowledge is a must as well as strong Javascript/CSS skill set. An ideal candidate would be able to work with APIs or Ruby on Rails backend code and produce an efficient UI/UX implementation given the backend engineer’s code and the designer’s mocks. … Read More

Can Anyone Beat Amazon? (BookShout's Unique Approach)

May 6, 2016By joshuaUncategorized

Let’s be completely honest with one another—no one is going to beat Amazon at the current game of retailing and selling eBooks. They’re really good at it. Their traditional retail strategy is strong, their platform is vast, and the user experience is solid. But we can change the game. And the rules. We can disrupt … Read More

Fitbit For Your Body, BookShout For Your Mind

March 16, 2016By joshuaUncategorized

You use Fitbit to measure your fitness goals.  Hours are spent pouring over stats about the number of steps you’ve taken and the calories you’ve burned. You are motivated, engaged, and having fun as you progress.  You are taking care of your body…but what about your mind? Studies show that reading creates mental stimulation, reduces … Read More

8 Reasons Ebooks Will Transform Promotional Products

January 12, 2016By joshuaUncategorized

Promotional product companies and brands are more excited about eBooks than sugar-filled children on Christmas morning— and for good reason. eBooks open up a realm of new opportunities and revenue streams. As the leader in providing eBooks for campaigns and promotions, BookShout has served thousands of companies. We’ve learned a few things promotional products along … Read More

BookShout Creates eBuzz at Book Expo America 2015

May 26, 2015By Alex VasquezUncategorized

For the 4th year, BookShout will be attending Book Expo America (BEA), the publishing industry’s premier event in New York City. The 2015 event will be unlike any other. Our CEO, Jason Illian, will be speaking on the panel “How Innovation Happens.”  The discussion will focus on the factors needed for innovation to thrive. One key … Read More

BookShout, HarperCollins, and AMEX Bring Literary Classics to the Skies with Complimentary eBooks

May 7, 2015By Alex VasquezUncategorized

Toronto travelers can now replace the drama and overpriced lifestyles featured in celebrity gossip magazines with the drama and overpriced lifestyles featured in The Great Gatsby. BookShout, as part of a joint partnership with American Express Canada and HarperCollins, is now providing complimentary eBooks to travelers passing through Toronto Pearson International Airport. Simply by logging … Read More

General Mills Serves Up eBooks As Part of a Balanced Breakfast

April 20, 2015By Alex VasquezUncategorized

For the first time ever, iconic breakfast provider General Mills is distributing eBooks through its long-running “Cheer on Reading” literacy program. The “Cheer on Reading” program provides families direct access to 1 of 9 children’s eBooks. Now available on 8.4 million boxes of Cheerios®, the program has a new digital platform to engage with its … Read More

Shop the SXSW Digital Bookstore, Powered by BookShout

March 20, 2015By Alex VasquezUncategorized

It’s true! SXSW Interactive is winding down and will soon come to THE END. But fear not, dear readers, for there’s still plenty of time to shop your favorite SXSW digital micro-bookstores! (Bonus: Your purchase automatically enters you into BookShout’s SXSW Raffle. You could win the ENTIRE SXSW digital bookstore valued at more than $1,000!*) … Read More