JUKEPOP IN THE NEWS

  • 09/23/2014
    Fast Company
    It's tough being an indie author. These writers lack the marketing resources of those working with big publishing houses, making it difficult to get their works on the shelves of bookstores and libraries. Readers, meanwhile, often have no idea where to start when navigating all the self-published content that exists on the web.
  • 07/16/2014
    Cityam.com
    At a recent lecture in Oxford, Will Self announced the death of the novel. The internet, he said, has mercilessly invaded the silent, solitary leisure time we once filled with “serious” reading...Perhaps. But while the internet may be harming “serious” literature, it’s also facilitated the birth of a variety of new literary forms, many of which have encouraged reading among people who wouldn’t ordinarily have picked up a book.
  • 07/01/2014
    Urban Library Council
    SCCLD partnered with Silicon Valley startup JukePop to bring free, online self-published serial fiction to library patrons in an easy to use eBook format. Through this partnership, SCCLD is able to offer self-published authors an online platform to showcase their stories, chapter by chapter to build readership and gain feedback.
  • 06/16/2014
    KCET.org
    For some, libraries are houses of sense memory, evoking that musty, nostalgic old book smell, the hushed click-clacking of computer keys, the whispers of friends sharing stories and the great variety and selection of books, young and old, all in one place. While libraries typically encourage information consumption, a new program seeks to rebrand them as sites of creation. The California Public Library System teamed up with Orange County-based Black Hill Press and JukePop to engage the larger public...
  • 06/11/2014
    Digital Journal
    JukePop, Inc. has reached an agreement with the Califa Library Group to offer fresh and popular stories from JukePop's self-published authors on Califa's Enki Library E-book Platform. Developed in conjunction with the Contra Costa County Library, the Enki Library E-book Platform currently serves 35 libraries in California.
  • 06/01/2014
    Book Business
    Silicaon Valley startup helps authors write and rewrite serials with audience feedback.
  • 05/18/2014
    Black Hill Press
    Today we’re connected with Jerry Fan of JukePop to talk about his company and the Black Hill Press, JukePop, and California Public Library program entitled the Summer Writing Project.
  • 05/11/2014
    JukePop and California Libraries on KCBS
    KCBS
    A treat for avid readers in Silicon Valley: exclusive access to up-and-coming authors. KCBS reporter Patti Reising has more on this first-in-the-nation collaboration between a local start-up and Santa Clara county libraries....
  • 05/08/2014
    California Library Association Newsletter (pg 10)
    Black Hill Press and JukePop are collaborating with California Public Libraries including Santa Clara County Library District to advocate writing and support reading with their Summer Writing Project. This joint venture presents authors with the opportunity to craft their novellas a chapter at a time with immediate quantitative and qualitative feedback from their readers while also broadcasting their works to a California Public Libraries’ audience eager for the next great storyteller.
  • 05/07/2014
    San Jose Mercury News
    The Santa Clara County Library District and JukePop, Inc., a Palo Alto start-up company specializing in reading analytics for self-publishing, have joined up to provide free access to stories written by up-and-coming authors.
  • 05/05/2014
  • 04/29/2014
    Black Hill Press
    In partnership with Black Hill Press and California Libraries, Black Hill Press will be looking for reader engagement data on JukePop and Libraries as an indication of quality.
  • 04/21/2014
    The Baltimore Sun
    ...kudos to the Santa Clara Library District and JukePop for a new collaboration that validates the works of talented web-oriented writers of all races and economic levels...
  • 04/02/2014
    Metro Silicon Valley
    In new library collaboration, tech aids authors as they write and publish, chapter by chapter.
  • 03/27/2014
    Library Journal
    Here’s something different. As you’ll read access to stories [chapters rolled-out a chapter at a time, serials or episodic fiction if you prefer] are available to anyone visiting the SCCLD web site. Free, no library card required.
  • 03/14/2014
    Reuters
    JukePop, Inc.…. site based on crowd sourced reading analytics, announced that it is collaborating with the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) to offer fresh and popular stories from JukePop's self-published authors directly on the SCCLD website…
  • 03/02/2014
    Yahoo Finance
    ...JukePop Analytics the tool that enables readers to provide quantitative and qualitative feedback as soon as they read the next installment of a writer's work. JukePop provides writers a platform to serialize their work one chapter at a time. With JukePop Analytics, the writer has a better, more intimate understanding of his audience than simply selling his/her work and not know whether it was abandoned after a few chapters or finished...
  • 03/01/2014
    Palo Alto Panel Podcast
    Audio recording of JukePop, Scribd and Smashwords panel appearance in Palo Alto City Library.
  • 02/28/2014
    Book Business Magazine
    Last week the Downtown Library in Palo Alto, Calif. hosted a panel discussion on the industry-wide transformations wrought by digital and self-publishing. The panel, entitled "Sea Change: The ePublishing Transformation," was made up of experts hailing from all corners of the industry. Panelists included...
  • 02/18/2014
    Yahoo Finance
    JukePop CEO Jerry Fan will participate in a panel entitled "Sea Change: The ePublishing Transformation" with other e-publishing start-up CEOs at the Downtown Palo Alto Library...
  • 12/04/2013
    Online Novel Blog
    Jukepop has made several interesting moves this past week. The first is the decision to print an anthology of its works and sell through their site...
  • 07/02/2013
    The Bolthole
    For today’s interview, we have Jerry Fan from JukePop Serials. JPS has a unique approach to publishing. You submit the first chapter, and if they like it, they will host it, allowing you to keep writing and for readers to vote on their favourites. Their vote-driven, technological approach to publishing is an innovation to watch in the digital age….
  • 02/27/2013
    Crimefictionlover.com
    Charles Dickens and other Victorian authors were quite used to the idea of serialising their books. In fact, it’s said they’d be waiting on the pier in New York for new chapters by Dickens to arrive from London on a monthly basis...
  • 10/05/2012
    examiner.com
    Okay, writers. Here's the challenge: If you can produce addictive story lines, compelling characters, and dramatic cliffhangers, listen up. You may have a great shot at building a solid audience with this fun new publishing opportunity that will not only connect you with readers but will also let the audience interact with you as you write your book one chapter at a time....