The NetGalley audience is made up of professional readers: librarians, booksellers, educators for all ages, media, and reviewers who are passionate about books and bringing new reads to their audiences. In one month, NetGalley is visited by 132,000 unique users, who collectively request 250,000 title, and leave 60,000 reviews/feedback. Files delivered via NetGalley can be read on all major reading devices and tablets, and the files are protected so they cannot be shared. NetGalley allows authors to generate buzz for their pre-publication and already published titles in a secure environment, from a group of professional readers.
There are hundreds of indie authors and publishers all over the world who are using NetGalley to reach influencers and booksellers. NetGalley users can also gain insight and have access to detailed reporting on activity for their book (whether members downloaded the book, reviews, star ratings, reason for request, suggested keywords, and opinions).
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