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Old 02-11-2012, 01:33 PM   #1
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Read an E-Book Week 2012: Same great content, easier to find freebies

Read an E-Book Week has updated its new website for 2012. Designed by myself, a longtime supporter of REBW (and why not? Web design is my day job), the REBW12 site provides the same great content about ebooks, plus an easier-to-navigate design and easier access to specials and freebies.

This year's big news is, of course, the recognition of the Read an E-Book Program by the Canadian Parliament by passing a motion declaring the entire month of March Read an E-Book Month! Other parts of the site have been updated as well, including information about the ebook market, links leading to reading devices, and 2012 promotional materials (including banners you can use on your site).

So stop by the site, and come back often, as Rita expects more deals to be rolling in before the big week (and month) is here. I'll also be adding a special deal to REBW, so stay bookmarked for that!
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:54 PM   #2
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I have added your site to my favorite places.

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Old 02-13-2012, 02:08 AM   #3
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:01 AM   #4
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:36 AM   #5
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Neat design. Thank you.
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:41 AM   #6
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This looks interesting. I will pass the URL on to my friends.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #7
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I'll have to participate, even though I don't reside in Canadia.

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Old 02-13-2012, 05:18 PM   #8
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Great job! I like the site and I've passed it along.
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Old 02-14-2012, 09:40 AM   #10
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Thanks for the design compliments! Of course, I realize the real draw here is the word "freebies"!
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:36 AM   #11
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almost I do like elegant yet simple to use webpages, not the cluttered stuff that abounds...

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I'll have to participate, even though I don't reside in Canadia.
Though the official designation (for the week and the month) are Canadian, anyone in any country can participate. We're not picky!
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:40 AM   #14
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almost I do like elegant yet simple to use webpages, not the cluttered stuff that abounds...
Yes, we'd received comments that the old site was hard to navigate, and things like the freebies had to be hunted down. That, and the Read an E-Book Month motion, gave us a good excuse to update. The new site is designed to be very straightforward, so hopefully that past confusion won't return.
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Yes, we'd received comments that the old site was hard to navigate, and things like the freebies had to be hunted down. That, and the Read an E-Book Month motion, gave us a good excuse to update. The new site is designed to be very straightforward, so hopefully that past confusion won't return.
I agree. The site was rather difficult to use last year...I didn't suggest the site to my low tech friends. 'd just pull info from the site for them.

This year is much much better.
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