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For the voracious ‘reader-leader on the go’ – Blinkist

Entrepreneurs deal with obstacles everyday. What gives them the courage and hope of getting through it? Experience. Not just theirs, but their successors’. They are avid readers who have learned about the troubles of the trade through reading. It helps them evade mistakes, and make better decisions. One needs to keep learning and drawing from the learning all the time.

Now how is an entrepreneur expected to read amid a busy schedule, appointments and commitments?

This is where Blinkist can help.

This application is the ultimate solution for those who do not have the time to peruse the pages of bound books, and pore over text for hours. It aptly presents an abridged text of the original.It captures the soul of the text in brevity and presents it to the reader-on-the-go to be consumed as he wills. Adding to the assistance of the reader is an interface that helps highlight, mark , and re-arrange as their will.

And these are manually condensed pieces of text by experts. You can search for the book you wish to read, and it will contain chapters too – all drawn into a brief summary. It is an app that allows a user all the features available in a regular Kindle. Most summaries are also available in an audio format. It ensures a learning experience for you – sans the commitment of long hours. Thus delivering upon the idea it was built on – so many books, so little time. Its ambit of books should get a little wider, though. To include a larger range of titles to cater of all kinds of readers.



images (1)While in the beginning, it offers a free trial, one can subscribe to avail its better benefits.

Users have gone to render it a definite ‘life changing’ application that changes the format and idea of how one approaches a book


It has also been rendered an ‘absolute boon’ for those with scarce little time to spare. Readers can read/listen to the ‘what’s in it’ section before picking a book. Its categorised list offered is linear, and easy to approach. Audio book summaries can also be pre-downloaded. A very adjustable interface is offered to make the experience better for the user. One can also send the text to other devices and read elsewhere. It is a rather accommodating app.


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