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Three questions for…Christian Damke of Skoobe

Subscription models improve discovery and offer a new revenue stream

This short interview with Christian Damke of Skoobe is a preview to the the Elusive ‘Netflix of Ebooks’ session he’s part of at TOC NY 2013 in February.  Use the discount code below to register for the event and learn more about the Skoobe model.

1. What is Skoobe?

Skoobe is an ebook subscription service for smartphones and tablets featuring fiction and non-fiction trade books. Members can read as many books as they want. There are no out-of-stock titles at Skoobe; every ebook is available always and everywhere. The free app allows you to read extracts of all available books without registration or payment and is also widely used [as a discovery tool] to find new books for later purchase. The membership costs 9.99 Euros per month and is automatically renewed every month. Since our launch in February 2012 we have been consistently among the most downloaded apps in the books category and have been awarded 4.5 stars on average both in the Appstore as well as in Google Play.

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