Get the word out about your new features!

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If you are looking to promote the new features on your Virtual Branch website (Facebook and Twitter, mobile version of your website, and OverDrive Media Console for Windows Mobile), look no further than our Partner Services team. We can provide you with email and press release templates to send to your staff and local media. It’s important to keep staff… Read more »

Register now: November’s open Community Outreach training

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Register now for OverDrive’s open Community Outreach training on Thursday, November 5th at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in this ongoing training program (first Thursday of every month at 2:00 PM ET) to learn innovative, easy, and cost-effective ways to promote your download service and maximize digital circulation. During the training, we will share dozens of examples, statistics, and… Read more »

Open Community Outreach training opportunity

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Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 1st at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time) for OverDrive’s open Community Outreach training. You are invited to participate in the first of an ongoing training program (first Thursday of every month at 2:00 PM ET) to learn creative, easy, and cost-effective ways to promote your download service and maximize circulation. We’ll share dozens… Read more »

Dan Brown’s THE LOST SYMBOL on sale now!

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Purchase the new Dan Brown title The Lost Symbol in EPUB and audiobook format now before the September 15th release date!  You can build excitement and demand today. Check out how Westchester Library System promotes its pre-release titles. To promote big titles and future releases like Westchester does, follow these steps: Choose a title(s) that you… Read more »

Chattahoochee Valley Libraries promote Twilight Saga

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It’s hard to come by an OverDrive library today that doesn’t have one or more titles by Stephenie Meyer. Is the Twilight Saga still extremely popular on your ‘Virtual Branch’ website?  With the anticipated movie adaptation of New Moon set for release on November 20, all of Stephenie Meyer’s titles are expected to get a second wind. I… Read more »

Outreach Program Contest Results Are In!

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OverDrive held its first Outreach Program Contest earlier this summer to encourage libraries to promote their download service inside and outside the library. We judged the entries on the creativity of the campaign and its potential to reach new users. We were delighted that nearly 40 libraries, diverse in size and location, participated, and even… Read more »