Okadabooks is a community that allows people to read and write books (fiction and nonfiction). It is available both as a website and as a mobile app (The Okadabooks app) on both Android and Windows phones. In Okadabooks, any user can create an account and post any fiction or nonfiction.
On [[Okadabooks]], books are available for offline reading. The Users can create books in just 15 minutes and can also read books through the app.
OkadaBooks presents free ePub conversion/ self-publishing package in a user friendly format which about author can use to publish and make their books available to a large global audience in a couple of minutes.
Bloggers are now making money by turning their blog contents into eBooks and selling on OkadaBooks. Notable among these bloggers are Sally Kenneth Dadzie, who has published several titles from her blog – Moskeda Pages; Karo Oforofuo, who has also released many books from her Karo’s Story Blog; Fisayo Talabi, who has also published some titles from her blog: Fiction Therapy, and Funmi Adebayo, who created a Fiction Series from her Daughters of Eve blog and Miracle For You Each Day Devotional Series from her Each Day Online blog.
Founder Okechukwu Ofili
Initial Release September 2012
Operating System iOS, Android
Industry Book Market
Area Served Africa
Key People Okechukwu Ofili (Chaiman, President & CEO)
Okadabooks started after the the founder, Okechukwu Ofili, got frustrated with the sales of his books. He decided to start a platform that will offer transparency and accessibility.
In September 2012, Okadabooks began to run and had since gotten good reviews from people, who see it as an innovation for Africa.
- MTN App of the Year, 2013
- ‘Bookseller of the Year’ at the Ufere Awards, 2017
Okadabooks is designed with a simple interface.
Contributor: Akinwunmi Akinyemi