DailyLit is an application that will send its users small portions of a book via their email or an RSS feed. It is a way that users can take in a little bit of literature at time on a daily basis, kind of like a vitamin for the brain! Users can choose the days and times that they want to read or receive their content. They can then read the content from their computer or essentially any mobile device. The books, content and service of DailyLit is also 100% free. Users can also track their past installments or request that a past installment be re-sent to them. For those who want to read more on a daily basis, they can select up to 4 installments of a book per delivery. Each installment is about 5 minutes of daily reading. Users can also post the book that they are reading onto their blog or discuss their reading with other members of DailyLit via their forum.Show more screenshots »
DailyLit launched on May 7, 2007 with 370 classic and contemporary titles. It was co-founded by a team publishing professionals and technology experts. The site is headquartered in Mamaroneck, New York. One of the founders of the site is listed as Susan Danzinger.
DailyLit is different from other sites that provide books in that its service is 100% free and that it delivers its content in small 5 minute increments. The site makes reading accessible and easy, especially for busy individuals who haven't finished a book in many years.
DailyLit is a simple site. Its books are organized in a simple and logical form- with many categories. Upon searching for management and business titles, this used was a bit disappointed in the selection offered. However, for a free service it's not bad.
DailyLit is 100% free. They either provide books that are available without copyright issues (i.e. classics), or they have a sponsorship program where they agree to share a text from the publisher for free. The important thing for the user is that they service is free.
DailyLit is great for people who access email daily and who want to be able to read but have had challenges doing so in the past since books seem so overwhelming. The service makes becoming a well-read person simple and manageable for just about anyone.