2012 Year-In-Review

The Gospel eBooks 2012 Year-in-Review

2012 has been an incredible year for Gospel eBooks. We’ve been awed by the growth of the site this year. We’re so grateful for you, our readers that you keep coming back to find and buy books for your Kindle through us. Thank you. Seriously. Thank you.

To celebrate an amazing year, we thought we’d let you know some of big things that’s happened with this site in 2012 along with some interesting stats.

What were the biggest deals of 2012 based on first day sales?
CHRISTIAN E-BOOK: 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess1. 7 by Jen Hatmaker
was $2.99 – 371 copies sold in one day

2. Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas
was $1.99 – 355 copies sold in one day

3. The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller
was $2.99 – 347 copies sold in one day

 

What was Gospel eBooks favourite deal of the 2012?
Francis ChanThere were so many amazing deals and great freebies offered this year. It may seem like a hard choice to pick just one deal, but it’s not. In April David C. Cook gave us a phenomenal freebie that easily takes the #1 spot for our favourite of 2012. For 48 hours they gave away all three of Francis Chan’s bestsellers (Crazy Love, Forgotten God & Erasing Hell). It’s deals like that, that make e-reading so irresistible.

 

March 16-12 Gospel eBooks ScreenshotIn March 2012 we had a new logo designed. I (Jeremy) created our first logo and although I thought it was pretty good, when compared to our new logo it looks really bad. Our new logo was designed by Quincy Harriman who won the design contest on 99designs.com. He did such a great job we hired him to do more graphics for us including business cards, a poster and some banners too.

 

 

Take A Picture Contest WinnerIn March 2012 we had a really fun contest called “Take A Picture“. You can view all the entries here. The winner was @frombrandon who’s entry is to your left.

 

 

 

 

In June 2012 we had the uber-talented Seun Jubril create a promo video for us. He did an amazing job!

Ashton Stewart - Street Team Member

In July 2012 we started a Street Team. Quincy created an awesome poster and card for us and you all flocked to help us get them out. We’re so grateful for the 90 of you that signed up to join us. You put posters up in seminaries, christian schools, your churches and workplaces. We loved hearing from you about how you were sharing Gospel eBooks.

 
In October 2012 we celebrated our 2nd Birthday. We give away a prize each day that week ending with a grand prize of a brand new Kindle Paperwhite.

In November 2012 we had our very first author Google Hangout. Together with New Leaf Publishing group we had a great chat with Ray Comfort, had his book discounted & gave away another Kindle Paperwhite but this time stocked with 150 books (thanks New Leaf).

THANK YOU FOR SUCH AN AMAZING YEAR! We’re excited about what 2013 will have in store. We’re looking forward to more contests, more Google Hangouts, more surprises and more amazing Christian e-Book deals.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=590501734 Nathan Wiebe

    I really appreciate this site, Jeremy; it is one site that I visit every day, if possible. Largely because of this, I have more e-books on my Kindle than I will be able to read in this lifetime.

  • Jeremy Gardiner

    Thanks Nathan for your support. Grateful for you as a reader, and as a friend. Thanks for taking the time to encourage me with this comment.