What is Scribd?

How do you even say Scribd?

Scribd /ˈskrɪbd/ sounds like ribbed, but with 'sc' in front. 

Okay. But what is it?

Scribd is the premier digital reading subscription! Members can read and listen with unlimited* audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines, available anytime and on any device for only $8.99 USD a month.

We make it easy for readers to stay informed, discover new passions, and become their best selves. Scribd’s impressive library includes over one million bestselling and award-winning books and audiobooks from the largest global publishers, and articles from leading magazines and newspapers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek.

No matter what you’re looking for, Scribd is the only reading subscription you need.

The best part is that Scribd is a personal library you can carry in your pocket. Read instantly on your mobile devices anywhere! Log into Scribd from our apps on your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Kindle Fire or access Scribd.com on other mobile device to access millions of titles wherever whenever you want. You can save your favorites, create collections, bookmark titles, and create the library you've been dreaming of.

If you're an author looking to publish your work on Scribd, you'll be putting your work on a site with 80 million readers around the globe. And our conversion technology makes it easy for someone to convert any book or written work into a beautiful webpage or mobile experience! Further questions on how to publish? Check out our Publishing Guides.

Scribd's Bragging Rights

Launched in March of 2007, we now have 80 million monthly readers in over 100 countries with 40 million titles to choose from, making us a site with 420 billion written words.

The company was founded by Trip Adler and Jared Friedman. Trip was named one of Forbes '30 under 30', one of Inc’s ‘35 under 35,’ and one of TIME’s ‘Tech Pioneers.’

Along with our CEO's achievements, TIME named Scribd one of the '10 Start-Ups that Will Change your Life'. After which we became finalist for the San Francisco Business Times' 2010 Tech and Innovation Entrepreneur Awards, were announced as a 'Technology Pioneer' in 2011 by the World Economic Forum, and made the top ten most innovative companies list on Fast Company. We’re also the longest running independent Y Combinator alum, followed by Dropbox and Reddit.

We currently have employees from more than 20 countries around the world working hard to keep reading alive in the 21st century for more than 750,000 paying subscribers.

For more information on how to sign up and start using Scribd check out our other FAQ's and How To Guides. We're excited that you've come to check our what Scribd is and what we're about. Now go put your feet up and enjoy a great book with us!

 

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