Tuesday, March 26, 2013

200 Publishers Now Partner with AcademicPub


New York, NY, March 26, 2013 - Sixteen leading publishers, including Columbia University
Press and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., today signed
agreements to make content available through AcademicPubTM which now counts 200 publisher
partners, offering the largest repository of atomized content available in the world for the creation
of custom course materials.

Caroline Vanderlip, CEO of AcademicPub parent company, SharedBook Inc., made the
announcement. Only in its second year of operation, AcademicPub today makes available more
than 8 million units of content for use in course packs for classes throughout North America, and
around the world.

The respected publishers announced today as AcademicPub partners are: Basic Books;
Bridgepoint Education, Civitas Books; Columbia University Press; Da Capo Press; Hart
Publishing; Harvard University Press; Indiana University Press; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,
a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., McGill University Press, Nation Books, Public Affairs,
Seal Press, The Jewish Publication Society, Vanguard Press, and Weinstein Books. A complete
list of publishers in the AcademicPub Content Library may be found here.

“The delivery of atomized content is beyond a growing trend, it is an unstoppable wave,” said
Vanderlip. “And AcademicPub’s easy-to-use platform, brimming with content, is becoming the
go-to place for professors who want the very best and most current course materials.”
About AcademicPub

AcademicPub is SharedBook Inc's technology platform for higher education. With a few clicks of
a mouse, an instructor can assemble, compose, price and deliver custom books - in eBook and/or
print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared
content from anywhere, such as web articles, third party content, self-generated lectures or from
the 8 million-plus units of cleared material provided by the 200 publishers in the AcademicPub
Content Library. The dual benefit is a fast and easy way for educators to provide an engaging
educational experience, with lower prices and up-to-the-minute materials for students. More
information and free registration for faculty is available at www.academicpub.com.

Headquartered in New York since 2004, SharedBook Inc. is privately held and can be found at

Contact Info:
James A. Boyle
Boyle Public Affairs

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

We're Hiring an Inside Sales Representative

We're looking for an Inside Sales Representative with 2+ Years Experience:


Competitive Salary
401K/403B, Dental, Health
Full Time


A sales professional with a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales
revenue objectives. This position will be responsible for contacting, qualifying, and growing new business as well as maintain long-term relationships with our current customers.

  • Meet or exceed activity thresholds pertinent to success in territory
  • Build and manage individual sales pipeline
  • Inbound and outbound account management
  • Use consultative skills and technical knowledge to develop and maximize sales opportunities
  • Provide effective product demos for bookstores and professors
  • Generate sales campaign ideas and be a part of the execution of campaigns
  • Update contact information directly in CRM database
  • Manage inbound prospect calls and email inquiries, inbound and outbound new account sales, outbound campaigns, outbound prospecting and lead development 

Experience required:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years prior sales experience preferably in publishing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, outstanding presentation and organizational skills
  • Proficiency using mainstream PC applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software solutions
  • Solid time management skills
  • Ability to overcome and handle objections
  • 10-15% travel required

About Our Company: 

AcademicPub, a product of SharedBook Inc., is a service for higher education that allows faculty and administrators to create custom course materials from a variety of sources and present the assembled content in print or digital formats.

AcademicPub Collaborates with the Open Doors Group

We're so proud to have been a part of a wonderful webinar with the Open Doors Group, a collection of 28 colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, government agencies, publishers and tool vendors with a mission to remove barriers to higher education.

Monday, March 4, 2013

We're Looking for Interns in NYC

We are looking for Marketing Interns who are passionate about higher education, educational technology, lowering the cost of textbooks, and publishing.

About SharedBook, Inc:

Located in the downtown New York City, SharedBook is a technology company that enables academic, corporate and consumer partners to dynamically produce personalized and customized books and documents. Please visit us at www.AcademicPub.com and www.SharedBook.com.

Internship Summary:

We are currently recruiting for candidates to join our team as a Marketing Intern. As an intern, you will get hands on experience with e-marketing, traditional marketing, social marketing, market research, analytics, sales support and customer service, - among other day-to-day administrative activities.

The chosen intern will have the opportunity to collaborate with key team members who are working on AcademicPub – an exciting new product that is lowering the cost of text books for students while making it easier for professors and bookstores to put together appropriate course materials.

  • Learning how to understand and helping to prepare analytics reports.
  • Learning and being involved in copyright clearance efforts.
  • Assisting with the official company blog as well as potentially researching and writing short articles on educational technology and higher education for ancillary blogs.
  • Assisting in market research.
  • Helping to organize database and lead generation efforts.
  • Learning about marketing e-mails.
  • Learning about and assisting in content management from time to time.
  • Sitting in on meetings regarding website and product design.
  • Assist in social media efforts.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a 2 or 4-year college.
  • Would also consider highly qualified high school seniors.
  • Computer skills: MS Excel, Microsoft Office applications, Word 2007 required, experience with Blogger, Wordpress, Google Analytics, Twitter (as well as tools such as Tweet Deck and Sprout Social), and other social media preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized, efficient and results oriented.
  • Strong professional, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work on projects autonomously.

Interns will receive a nominal stipend including transportation reimbursement.

Hours: 6-12 a week, flexible.


If you are self-motivated, confident and want to get real hands-on experience from skilled and knowledgeable professionals in the educational technology field, please respond, with AcademicPub Marketing Intern as the subject, with a cover letter and your resume to intern (at) sharedbook.com