PR Newswire Integrates its iReach Platform with Kbuuk to Help Authors Promote Their Books Online
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kbuuk LLC, an up-and-coming player in the online self-publishing market, has integrated PR Newswire's online distribution platform, iReach, into its premium services to enable authors to actively promote their books to an online audience of millions.
Kbuuk offers independent authors intuitive tools to help them easily and conveniently create, distribute and refine ebooks using simple and intuitive software. By integrating iReach, authors can market their ebooks by sending releases announcing their availability, where to buy, updated editions, and more.
iReach leverages PR Newswire's unparalleled online footprint, syndicating users' content to over 1,000 websites, to many of the largest social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and improves content discoverability on search engines including Yahoo!, Google and Bing. By using iReach, content is automatically posted to PRNewswire.com, the industry's most trafficked website, and is easily shared further through an embedded social media toolbar.
"Ebook self-publishing will usher in a new renaissance of sharing the written word just like the Gutenberg press did over 500 years ago," said Isaac Shi, CEO of Kbuuk. "Kbuuk is intended to lower barriers to entry that authors may face during the book publishing and distribution process. A partnership with PR Newswire strengthens our platform, enables authors to promote their work to a broad network and we're excited to have iReach as the first enterprise app within the online publishing industry's first Enterprise App Store."
Authors can access iReach via Kbuuk's "Authors' App Store," http://kbuuk.com/app/8/pr-newswire-ireach-press-release.shtml.
Kbuuk is an online book world for the modern reader and independent author. The platform offers an online retail bookstore as well as a centralized PubHub. The PubHub allows for simple .epub conversion and publication as well as the ability to distribute to third party retail channels. With social integration and a robust suite of analytic tools, reader/author engagement is enhanced and Kbuuk becomes the premier platform for readers to discover the hidden gems of the independent world, and for authors to refine their marketing and product strategy. Founded in 2011, Kbuuk is a privately held company headquartered in Houston, TX. For more information on Kbuuk, please visit http://kbuuk.com/s/pr.
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