Visit OverDrive at ALA Midwinter 2012 in Dallas

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OverDrive is gearing up for ALA Midwinter in Dallas, January 20-24. The OverDrive team will be demonstrating our newest services, including details of the WIN Catalog and other advancements: Dozens of new eBook and audiobook collections, including simultaneous use options. OverDrive GPS™: The new user experience that quickly connects users with only titles compatible with… Read more »

Unrivaled device compatibility: OverDrive’s got you covered

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Last year eBook and audiobook checkouts skyrocketed to an all-time high. The numbers continue to grow as more library customers become familiar with devices after receiving eBook readers and tablets as holiday gifts or purchasing one themselves. The market is booming with so many quality products available in multiple price ranges, and only OverDrive can… Read more »

Monthly Marketing Idea: Social Networking

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In the coming months, OverDrive will be unveiling a brand new Community Outreach training with numerous tricks and tips for online marketing.  The suggestions below will only scratch the surface of the possibilities social networking offers, which will be discussed in the training.  Consider this a trailer of sorts… BREAKING NEWS: Facebook and Twitter are… Read more »

Interactive eBooks: The wave of the future

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eBooks have pushed so many boundaries, stretching our imaginations further than we once thought possible. From carrying around 1,000 books in our pockets to instantly downloading and reading bestsellers—even on the beach—it seems that nearly anything is possible. Today, there is another trend emerging with eBooks: a social experience. The online world is built on… Read more »

Resolution: OverDrive Training

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With the New Year now in full swing, many of us are becoming familiar with the word ‘training.’ Training for a marathon, getting a fitness personal trainer, training to become a master chef … no time like the month of January to revive those health goals. Here at OverDrive, we want to encourage you to… Read more »

New Publishing Partners—December 2011

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I believe “Happy New Years!” is really the only appropriate way to start off this blog. The holiday season is over, your wallets have been emptied, the gift-wrapping remains are well on their way to the nearest trash depository; I think it’s only fair we kick back with a bottle of bubbly, and toast to… Read more »