Zinio Warms Up Holiday Shoppers with Digital Reading
ZINIO WARMS UP HOLIDAY SHOPPERS WITH DIGITAL READING
NEW YORK (December 14, 2009)
-- World’s Largest Newsstand Announces Gift Card Program and Sweepstakes to Fiji --
– Zinio, the world’s leader in digital-content design and distribution, today announced the launch of its inaugural gift card program. Available at zinio.com/giftcards
in three denominations -- $5, $10, $20 – consumers can purchase digital gift cards, granting access to any of Zinio’s 50,000 magazines and books. Additionally, Zinio announced that consumers will have until December 31st to enter the “You Are What You Read” sweepstakes zinio.com/sweepstakes
for a trip to Fiji.
“We are excited to offer the gift of reading digitally, just in time for the holiday season,” said Jeanniey Mullen, Global Chief Marketing Officer. “Considering the recent proliferation of expensive electronics, Zinio provides the convenience of digital reading without requiring the purchase of another costly device. Plus, with a ‘reading personality’ sweepstakes giving away a trip to Fiji, Zinio continues to drive enthusiasm for digital reading in fun and innovative ways.”
Enabling consumers to discover their reading-style personality, completing the “You Are What You Read” quiz provides entry into the sweepstakes for a week-long trip to The Wakaya Club & Spa in Fiji. Offering a prize valued at almost $40,000, the exclusive property -- a favorite destination among celebrities -- is a four-time recipient of the Grand Hideaway Award from Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. The Wakaya Club & Spa is situated on Wakaya, a privately owned 2,200-acre hideaway that is one of 333 islands that comprise the Fiji archipelago. In addition, there are hundreds of instant-win prizes, including weekend hotel stays, yoga-club memberships and digital magazines from zinio.com
Zinio is revolutionizing reading. Through digital products and services, the Company creates better ways for people to discover published content, get more of it and do more with it. Zinio works closely with publishers worldwide to reinvent reading. For consumers, Zinio enables the ability to shop for, search inside, read, share and save digital content in new ways and on many devices. With over 50,000 digital magazines and books, and e-stores localized in 15 languages, zinio.com
is the largest newsstand in the world. Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei.
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