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Vook acquires Booklr, bringing real-time market data to authors and publishers.

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SOURCE Vook, Inc.

Acquisition creates a powerful marketing intelligence offer for new and seasoned authors.

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vook announced its acquisition of Booklr, combining two leading digital book companies with powerful new product offerings for both authors and publishers.

"Booklr's leadership role in aggregating and rendering data surrounding books, combined with Vook's total publishing solution provides a powerful market intelligence offer for book authors and publishers," said Vook founder and CEO Brad Inman. "Their work with big publishers such as Random House demonstrates the power of data that's invaluable to authors and publishers."

Authors and publishers will soon see the benefit of the combined companies with a host of new market intelligence products that provide instant insight into sales, pricing, ratings, and other useful data.

"Authors can now get the best in class analytics, book creation and distribution that exist in the market," said Booklr co-founder Josh Brody, who will be joining Vook as chief operating officer as well as Vook's board of directors.

Vook works with the top media companies including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Fast Company. Vook has worked with noted authors including David Frum, Seth Godin, Tony Robbins, Gary Vaynerchuk and Laurell K. Hamilton.

Vook co-founder Matt Cavnar said, "Together we help content creators better monetize their book content and expand their audience through a focus on analytics, book creation, marketing services and distribution to all of the ebook devices."

About Vook:
Based in New York City, Vook is a next-generation media company that offers innovative technology and services to the world's leading content creators. Vook offers a platform for achieving literary and commercial success in a competitive digital marketplace. Vook's investors include Vantage Point Capital Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Floodgate, Founder Collective, Lerer Ventures, and SV Angel.

About Booklr:
Based in New York City, Booklr is a real-time data & analytics platform that delivers actionable insights to authors and publishers about their market, customers, and retail partners. Its customers include global publishing houses, media companies, literary agencies, and bestselling authors. The Booklr platform currently tracks nearly 4 million book titles across every major retailer and has amassed a database of billions of historical data points.

Matthew Cavnar

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