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07.07.2010

INTRODUCING SIMON & SCHUSTER MOBILE

NEW YORK, July 7-Every day more and more consumers are using mobile devices to access the web, and Simon & Schuster Digital is pleased to now be able to connect those on-the-go consumers to a mobile-optimized version of the company's acclaimed website,simonandschuster.com.  The new site, http://www.simonandschuster.mobi/, will appear whenever a user attempts to access simonandschuster.com from a mobile device, and features many of the key elements from that site, including:

 

•·        Author pages including popular features such as exclusive Author Revealed and Author Voices content, videos, and bios.

 

•·        Books and series pages, with excerpts, descriptions, audio and excerpts

•·        A dedicated Video hub similar to the similar to the simonandschuster.com site

•·        Full-site search capability

•·        Signups for newsletters and alerts

•·        Buy links to retailers with mobile-optimized shopping carts.

•·         Future mobile capabilities will include sweepstakes and customer reviews.

 

The new mobile site is attractively designed and user-friendly, and is organized by drop down menus to alleviate the customary waiting time while web pages refresh.  The new Simon& Schuster mobile site is optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, Android and the Blackberry Onyx (9700) and Blackberry Storm (5300).

 

CONTACT:        Adam Rothberg

                          Vice President, Corporate Communications

              Adam.rothberg@simonandschuster.com, 212-698-1132 

 

 

 

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include  Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com

 

 

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Press:

Adam Rothberg
212-698-1132
adam.rothberg@simonandschuster.com