Scribd’s “Netflix-Like” Ebook Subscription Service Now Provides Access to More than 300,000 Titles
Scribd’s e-book subscription service launched at the beginning of October 2013 and includes most titles on the HarperCollins backlist.
On November 19, 2013 the company announced they were offering about 100,000 titles to subscribers.
Today (Feb. 25, 2014), Scribd posted an item that their all-you-can read service ($8.99/month) now provides access to more than 300,000 titles including independently published material provided by Smashwords.
You can browse their collection of ebooks here.
In addition to the news Scribd also shared the following infographic with some “fun facts” about the reading habits of subscribers.
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