Send the University Press of Kentucky a Bookshelfie, Get a Free eBook

tumblr_ms7illadkE1sw8jzpo1_1280[1]Remember bookshelfies, that new vanity photo fad? One academic publisher has turned the fad into a clever promotional tool.

The University Press of Kentucky is now offering a free ebook to anyone who sends them a photo showing someone holding a book published by UPK.

They’re calling this an eBook Loyalty program, and it is open to everyone. Send in a photo and you’ll get a free PDF. While the UPK does sell Epubs on their website this program only gives out PDFs.

Ideally they want you to send a photo of you holding the book you own, but I don’t think there’s any way for them to verify the identity of the subject of the photo. Nor do I think they care all that much.In fact, their blog shows a number of people whose pictures were taken in a UPK booth at a trade show of some kind:



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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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