Berrett-Koehler Publishers has created a series of digital applications to complement our books and e-books. Examples are profiled here.
Enhanced E-Books and Apps
Product Line Description: Media-rich enhanced companion apps on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad from the Apple App Store to augment video enhanced e-books on the new iBookstore. Also available on the NookColor on Barnes&Noble.com.
The Power of Purpose - Enhanced Second Edition, by Richard J. Leider, available on the Apple iBookstore and on Barnes&Noble.com for the NookColor, which includes the 162-page e-book with 16:27 minutes of embedded video.
The Power of Purpose Activity App includes sections for WATCH (intro video), CHECK UP (self-assessments), and PRACTICE (community portal to communicate with author and other readers, and spread-the-word social networking features). You can download if for free from the Apple App Store. It also has links to the The Power of Purpose, Enhanced Second Edition, available on the Apple iBookstore and on Barnes&Noble.com for the NookColor, which includes the 162-page e-book with 16:27 minutes of embedded video.
Walk Out Walk On, Enhanced Edition, by Margaret Wheatley and Debrorah Frieze, is available on the Apple iBookstore, which includes the 264-page e-book with 25 minutes of embedded animation, video and audio corresponding to the major sections of the book.
Full Voice, Enhanced Edition, by Barbara McAfee, is available on the Apple iBookstore for $13.99, which includes the 232-page e-book with 21:35 minutes of embedded video and audio corresponding to the major sections of the book (174 MB).
Product Line Description: Online questionnaires with graphic- and text-based results from authors, sold as one-year subscriptions delivered as password-protected streaming applications.
Product Line Description: Audio-visual versions of book's content, presented by the authors, under 30 minutes in duration, downloaded as QuickTime movie files.