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Q&A With Rekordbreakers Founder, David David PhD.

What is Rekordbreakers about?

Rekordbreakers is an e-book publishing and distribution platform owned by Books of Record Nigeria Limited. It is a global e-book distributor serving authors, publishers, readers, and major e-book retailers. Rekordbreakers has a website and a mobile app. The app is free to download from Google Play Store and App store.

Apart from publishing e-books, the platforms provide digital distribution and marketing services of books in print for authors, publishers, and literary agents.

We offer the finest books to readers scattered all over the world at the click of a button.

We provide quality tools for marketing, distribution, metadata management, and sales reports. At Rekordbreakers, publishers have total control over the price and sales of their books on our website and app.

When was Rekordbreakers Founded?

We commenced online publication on the 1st of July 2021.

Since inception, our business has grown from publishing e-books to publishing books in print. Thanks to the enthusiastic support of our authors, publishers and readers, we've grown to become one of the world's leading e-book publishing platforms for indie authors and small independent presses.

What drives the company?

Our vision is to be the world's largest distributor of indie e-books and the foremost point of reference in e-book marketing and distribution, while our mission is to serve our customers with topnotch literary works.

We drive our vision through the desire to publish not only e-books on our website and app, but also printed copies of publishing novels, short fiction, poetry, personal memoirs, monographs, non-fiction, research reports, essays, or other written works.

What is the relationship between Books of Record Nigeria Limited and Rekordbreakers Platforms?

Rekordbreakers Platforms (website/app) are e-book publishing and distribution platforms that provide digital distribution and marketing services for authors, publishers, and literary agents. It has a website and a mobile app. The app is free to download from Google Play Store and App store.

Books of Record Nigeria Limited is the publisher of Record Breakers Educational Series, READS, Nigerian Books of Record, NBR, the 36 Nigerian States Books of Record, the owners of the Rekordbreakers Platforms (Website/App), and more.

What is Nigerian Books of Record Research Centre and when was it founded?

Nigerian Books of Record Research Centre is an academic institute where contents about Nigeria’s excellence, culture, and people are unveiled annually to celebrate Nigerians.

It was founded in the year 2016.

Who enters Nigerian Books of Record?

Nigerian Books of Record celebrates Nigerian Legends and Impact makers with excellent records. It also celebrates the amazing accomplishments and achievements of Nigerian Record Breakers.

What is READS Campaign Africa?

READS Campaign Africa is a cause that is championed by the creation and promotion of educative stories and plays that emphasize children’s right to education.

So many people have spoken against child labour in the past, but from experience, word of mouth has little or no effect in ending the pandemic . ‘Secrets are best kept in books,’ they say. The READS titles are out to reveal the secrets.

Books under the READS category serve as a modern medium to sensitize the society, create awareness, and inform the public on the need to get about 70% of the children on the streets into the classrooms

What is READS African Conference?

READS African Conference , which is the product of READS Campaign initiative, is an annual program of Books of Record Nigeria Limited, which targets Africans living on the continent and beyond, as it brings their attention to the pandemic of child labour.

The goal is to engage a global literary voice on the vision to end child labour, and fight for the rights and wellbeing of children through literary works, short and educative stories, plays and poetry that offers timely solution to environmental and societal crimes committed against children.

What is READS Campaign Africa Foundation?

READS Campaign Africa Foundation is a community of people committed to carrying out the Sustainable Development Goals; vis-à-vis quality education. Our programs advocate for education to be prioritized as we target street children who are least likely to receive an education. The expected outcome of the program is that all children access quality education within a safe learning environment.

You too can help us connect with more street children in order to do more and have an impact on the world at large. Click here to donate.

What is READS African Writers Award?

READS African Writers Award is an annual honour bestowed on a writer who has successfully written a literary work under the READS Campaign Africa vision. We offer new and unpublished authors, all over Africa, excellent opportunities and publishing contracts to write short stories, plays, and poetry under the vision of the READS Campaign Africa.

Who is eligible to publish with Rekordbreakers?

E-book entrepreneurs with legitimate publishing rights can publish their e-books with us; this includes small independent publishers, authors, and literary agents. Authors who have previously published in print through mainstream publishers, or have had their works published in well-respected literary journals, can still publish their e-books with us.

What is your definition of an e-book, and on what devices can an e-book be accessed?

E-books are digital books. The e-books on the Rekordbreakers platforms can be read on your computers and mobile devices.

What is your definition of copyright?

Copyright is the legal security of granting an originator exclusive right to publish and sell literary works. The right also extend to musical and other artistic works.

As an author, you own your copyright, which gives you the right to allow others to make copies of your work.

What is the relevance of a free sample?

When an author uploads their books on the Rekordbreakers platforms, they can set the sample size of their books. Most readers would encounter new authors on our website/app. The idea of the free samples can be compared to window shopping; checking out the contents and writing style of the author before making your decision.

How do I publish on the Rekordbreakers platforms?
  • Create an account
  • Craft your book title
  • Write your book description
  • Select the right categories
  • Upload your manuscript
  • Create a book cover
  • Price your book
  • For details,click here

How do I purchase a book on the Rekordbreakers platforms?

Set up your free account. Click on the book you’d like to purchase, follow the next steps of instructions on the website/app to get your book on your preferred device.

How do I review a book on the Rekordbreakers platforms?

Anyone who has purchased a book on any of the Rekordbreakers platforms is entitled to a review. You can review by clicking on the book page. Write your review and also select a star rating to assist other users..

How safe is my credit card on the Rekordbreakers platforms?

When you purchase on the Rekordbreakers website/app, we create a secure communication connection between your web browser and our payment processing provider. For your security, Rekordbreakers does not store your credit card information after your purchase.

What can I publish?

Rekordbreakers platforms are for finished and original written works only (no drafts, works-in-progress, or partial works).

What is your definition of copyright?

Copyright is the legal security of granting an originator exclusive right to publish and sell literary works. The right also extend to musical and other artistic works.

As an author, you own your copyright, which gives you the right to allow others to make copies of your work.

What is my copyright when I publish with Rekordbreakers?

You own your copyright whether you publish with us or not. However, when you publish with Rekordbreakers, you grant us a non-exclusive right to publish, promote, and distribute your book, as well as samples of your book.

What is your privacy policy?

At Rekordbreakers, we honour the privacy of our clients. We don't spam nor sell or rent your personal information to third parties. Kindly read our complete privacy policy.

When you sign up on Rekordbreakers, you're automatically signed up for our member newsletter and book club.

Do you have any word for your fans?

Most people learn about Rekordbreakers through word of mouth, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or news and feature stories on blogs and traditional media. We sincerely appreciate everyone who helps the platforms serve customers better. Keep up the good work!