Monday, June 21, 2010

BookRix Launches New Publisher's Profiles Feature

BookRix (, the popular online community for authors and readers, announced today that it has added a new feature to its website -- the Publisher's section. Publishing companies can use the new feature to reach out to the BookRix community of readers, authors and literature aficionados as they seek innovative ways to expand their existing client base.

Publishers are now finding they cannot ignore the social media realm and are looking for new, innovative ways to reach out to readers and writers online. BookRix can fulfill that need of many publishing houses with its customized Publisher's section.

"Having their own profile on BookRix provides the perfect means for a publishing company to introduce their authors and portfolio to our growing list of more than 70,000 active readers, inform their fans about the latest news, and publish book excerpts as well as promote their new book releases," said BookRix CEO and Founder, Gunnar Siewert. "We're expecting a tremendous, positive response from publishers beginning with this week's BookExpo America (BEA) Conference in New York."

Through the BookRix Publisher's section, publishing firms can reach new readers, expand and focus their social media usage, host writing contests in cooperation with BookRix or on their own, and embed BookRix reading samples easily into their own website or on their social media pages. As a content-oriented, social community, BookRix is just as essential for publishers and authors as MySpace is for record companies and musicians. For further information about this new publisher's opportunity, new authors and their works and community activities of BookRix, please visit

About BookRix:

BookRix is a popular online book community where authors and aspiring authors can publish their own books with page-turning capabilities, potentially reaching over 70,000 English-speaking members worldwide. BookRix members may discover new authors and interesting work to read. Also, BookRix authors will soon be able to offer their creative work for free download to mobile electronic readers like eReaders and smartphones. Publishing companies may use this platform for discovering new talented writers and for advertising purposes.

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