SHAREDBOOK AND KIDMONDO PARTNER TO DELIVER CUSTOM PERSONALIZED "KIDBOOKS"
Members of the Kidmondo Community Can Now Publish Their Online Content To A Professionally-Printed Book – it's the end of "Empty Babybook Syndrome"!
NEW YORK – August 28, 2008 – SharedBook Inc., the Custom Publishing Platform provider, and Kidmondo, a rapidly growing and comprehensive online baby journal and organizer, introduced the ability for Kidmondo members to create custom and personalized "KidBooks". Kidmondo members, who are parents creating a richly textured baby journal online, full of the joy of the first years of life, can now have a professionally-printed version of their online content with a few simple clicks.
The Kidmondo KidBook is a fast and simple way to gather and publish all of the content that parents have created online in a keepsake volume to be treasured for years. The Kidmondo KidBook will also make a thoughtful and unique gift, perfect for grandparents and other family members and friends.
Unique to this solution, the content areas of Kidmondo, Diary, About, Growth, Health and Gallery flow neatly and easily into the book product, making publishing a snap, and creating an interesting, highly textured volume. "Kidmondo is aiming to be the hub for chronicling your newborn's first few years and SharedBook provided the ideal solution for turning our user generated online journals into print," said Daniel Hallac, Co-founder, Kidmondo.com. "The ability to create custom books has been a frequent request from the community so far – a community that spends a lot of time and care documenting their kids' beginnings. I look forward to seeing how our members use this easy service to create and publish their own KidBooks."
"Our Custom Publishing Platform continues to grow in its ability to provide solutions for an ever-widening array of partners, and we're very happy to be working with Kidmondo." said Caroline Vanderlip, Chief Executive Officer, SharedBook Inc."Additionally, The Kidmondo KidBook is a perfect example of the type of application that can be built using SharedBook's API, which is freely available to all."
Pricing for the KidBook begins at $28.00 for a perfect bound softcover book and $38.00 for a laminated HardCover. These prices include a full-color 20-page book with free U.S. shipping and a readable flipbook version of the book that can be virally distributed. Additional pages can be added at a rate of $.50 each.
For more information, or to create your own KidBook, please go to www.kidmondo.com.
SharedBook's Custom Publishing platform allows customized and personalized books to be created dynamically and then displayed as flipbooks on the Web, downloaded as PDFs, or professionally printed. SharedBook specializes in integrating and publishing data from various sources through its own proprietary tools, which dramatically change the economics of book publishing. SharedBook's platform supports the traditional publisher's interest in personalization, and allows web content providers to become publishers. SharedBook partners includes Allrecipes.com, CaringBridge, CarePages, Inc. (a division of Revolution Health Group), Exposures, FuneralNet, JumpTV, Legacy.com, Little League International®, The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc., ProfessionalTravelGuide.com, Random House, Inc., Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Steamboat Ski Resort, among others. For more information, please go to www.sharedbook.com or http://sharedbook.typepad.com.
Kidmondo is a comprehensive online baby journal and organizer that allows parents and caregivers to chronicle their child's life and share it with friends and family in a safe environment. Kidmondo offers all the tools parents need to document and create a keepsake of their child's first years: an online diary to record stories and milestones, photo & video gallery, growth & dental charts, medical & food journals, and an interactive timeline of the child's life. Kidmondo is made to share, to keep family updated and to link up with friends to see what's new with their kids. For more information on Kidmondo, please visit www.kidmondo.com.