We love books <ul><li>They give us this unique chance to travel in time, round the world and beyond – and what’s best – we can do it at no cost in our armchair! </li></ul>How often we wish we could escape life’s hectic pace, spare some time, grab a book and visit the world so unique and strange, yet so common and dear!
<ul><li>Today you can forget about time-consuming driving about shops, </li></ul><ul><li>searching for something to read or to listen. </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet has it all! </li></ul><ul><li>Been there, done that? </li></ul><ul><li>The endless offer of books online makes you feel helpless? </li></ul><ul><li>Need someone’s advice as to what to read? </li></ul><ul><li>Why trust anyone’s opinion, if there’s your friend who you can trust! </li></ul><ul><li>We give you a unique instrument of building a network or your friends, </li></ul><ul><li>people who you share common tastes and interests with, people who you trust! </li></ul>
Just ask friends <ul><li>When in search for a new item to read – just ask friends – they’ll definitely have some good books in mind! What have you got to lose? Just follow the link that you received from a friend and download the book he advised! </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy audio books </li></ul>In a car At home At work together with friends or family or all alone with no one to disturb
<ul><li>There is NO book on Earth to fail affect one’s mind or soul, </li></ul><ul><li>to fail to touch one’s feelings or emotions. </li></ul>YOU Any emotion that the author managed to arouse in you is valuable! Don’t loose it – preserve and cherish it – share it! fury joy serenity disappointment admiration sadness
<ul><li>As you listen to the narrator, sooner or later you’ll get to the moment when an episode in a book impresses you in a special way: </li></ul>bring up some nostalgic memories or associations in your mind be common event or occasion that you’ve experienced lately be a description of a place or scene that you’ve been to as well be your own opinion or judgment of the character’s deeds it may
This is your chance! <ul><li>Enrich and liven up the narration with your emotions. This is your valuable chance to share! </li></ul>Just plug in your microphone, which most likely comes with your stereo headset, and drop your remark! Simply dictate your comments and have them recorded onto your storage device. We’ll mark the spot in the book with an audio notification. 1 Plug in Microphone 2 Record your Commentaries 3 Share with friends and family
Breathe new life into a writing When your friend listens to this book afterwards and gets to this spot – he’ll hear a friendly beep, notifying him that there’s an audio remark left by you. He may choose to listen to it, or might as well just skip and continue with the book listening. He may set automatic skipping of all bookmarks – but trust us – he won’t! There’s nothing more valuable than communicating, sharing emotions, expressing feelings… Even a book that you’ve already read will spark keen interest with audio remarks of your friends.
Don’t loose it After you finish to record a comment, just continue with your story listening, you will be able to edit or remove the remark later. This can be done an unlimited number of times as the story runs… When you’re finished with the book – the moment when you hear silence as the final notes of the narrator’s voice fade away – is the most genuine and precious instant when your mind, heart and soul are still all about the book.. Don’t loose the moment – grab a mike and leave your concluding remarks – there’ll never be a better moment for that!
You did it <ul><li>You did it – you’ve empowered the next reader to experience extra value to the book! You’ve breathed life into the piece of audio literature. But there’s something else you can contribute to the following reader! – Take a minute and record your opening remark! </li></ul><ul><li>Wow! A personalized audio trailer to the book – an exclusive message that the following reader will be able to hear before the story starts! Double the excitement of expectations, triple the suspense with your intro remark! </li></ul><ul><li>The options you get are numerous – starting from simply conveying a message to your friends – to getting ranked for your remarks, scoring points, winning prizes for the best audio comment, and finally to meeting with the book author! Make commenting your hobby! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Think ten years from now! You will not believe your own ears as you listen to your own comments after ten years passed, so much has changed in your life and so much has been experienced. </li></ul><ul><li>So different the emotions were back then… </li></ul><ul><li>or maybe not different at all?... </li></ul><ul><li>Think of your children listening to the book with your remarks and comments! </li></ul>Think future
Audio Book Commenting <ul><li>Adding, editing, removing personal commentaries to audio book episodes using a microphone. </li></ul><ul><li>Recording introductory commentaries, serving similar purpose as that of movie trailers; </li></ul><ul><li>Recording concluding remarks with overall impression of the book; </li></ul><ul><li>Listening to or skipping the comments during the book narration using a voice menu; </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking the commentators’ remarks, scoring, awarding points, gifts, monetary prizes for best/worst/funniest/dumbest/sexiest, etc remark </li></ul>Potential Services
Audio Book Commenting <ul><li>Audio book publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Audio book retailers </li></ul><ul><li>Online libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Audio aggregators </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Comment Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with audio book publishers/retailers </li></ul>Target Industries Project Structure
Contacts <ul><li>Soft Format LLC pr. Hrushevskoho, 30 Lutsk, 43005, Ukraine Phone: 380.332.770091 Fax: 380.332.776367 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.soft-format.com </li></ul>