PageKicker
build a book with a single click!

let’s chat! fred@pagekicker.com
Our vision is
algorithmic book creation
Humans optional
Inherent structural advantages
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Speed
Low cost
Flexibility
Timeliness
Updating
Unlimited availability of rob...
Robotic authors with
personality
Build your own robot (alpha)
http://www.
pagekicker.
com/magento/index.
php/robotpage
Robots grow, and robots learn

PageKicker
robots learn from
what they write

“The godswife thought her a
child, but childr...
Humans can add value to
PageKicker when and
where they choose
Search, fetch, and build
Rule sets
There are proven information architectures
for defining profitable books
Rule set examples
Some examples:

Attributes:

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● Authoring requires more
perspiration, less
inspi...
PageKicker will discover new rule sets
Strategies:
● Explore the “archives” -e.g., concise
biographies were once
common (!...
Permitted content
Intelligent summarization
Text visualization
Assembly engine
Ready for
distribution and sale
in seconds
An immersive experience
For those who want to
explore a “container” of
content
Complementary (and
disruptive) to pay-perclick browsing
Who are we going to
disrupt?
Authors
Our current “ask”
As of Sep. 2013: we’re looking for:
● authors, readers, and publishers to try out
the alpha system
● UI ...
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  1. 1. PageKicker build a book with a single click! let’s chat! fred@pagekicker.com
  2. 2. Our vision is algorithmic book creation
  3. 3. Humans optional
  4. 4. Inherent structural advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Speed Low cost Flexibility Timeliness Updating Unlimited availability of robot “authors” Sophisticated, high-fidelity response to demand cues ● Quality bar always rising (next book always above median of previous)
  5. 5. Robotic authors with personality
  6. 6. Build your own robot (alpha) http://www. pagekicker. com/magento/index. php/robotpage
  7. 7. Robots grow, and robots learn PageKicker robots learn from what they write “The godswife thought her a child, but children grow, and children learn.” -- George R. R. Martin, writing of Daenerys Targaryen
  8. 8. Humans can add value to PageKicker when and where they choose
  9. 9. Search, fetch, and build
  10. 10. Rule sets There are proven information architectures for defining profitable books
  11. 11. Rule set examples Some examples: Attributes: ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Authoring requires more perspiration, less inspiration ● Well suited for backlist ● Need updating ● Length can be a relaxed constraint ● Highly targeted audiences that share common interests Atlas Anthology Bible (66 related books) Biography Coffee Table Concordance Dictionary Encyclopedia Handbook Monograph Nutshell Omnibus
  12. 12. PageKicker will discover new rule sets Strategies: ● Explore the “archives” -e.g., concise biographies were once common (!) ● Design & test novel rule sets -- “999 words” books have sold well (a la Kindle Single) ● Derive new rule sets from data structure and observation of customer behavior “52 cards” rule set for photo e-books with print option “5
  13. 13. Permitted content
  14. 14. Intelligent summarization
  15. 15. Text visualization
  16. 16. Assembly engine
  17. 17. Ready for distribution and sale in seconds
  18. 18. An immersive experience
  19. 19. For those who want to explore a “container” of content
  20. 20. Complementary (and disruptive) to pay-perclick browsing
  21. 21. Who are we going to disrupt? Authors
  22. 22. Our current “ask” As of Sep. 2013: we’re looking for: ● authors, readers, and publishers to try out the alpha system ● UI designers, front-end coders, and graphic designers with interest in gamification ● full-stack tech people with deep expertise in data mining, NLP, text analytics ● relationship-building with investors

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