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by Freeload Press, Inc., PRESS RELEASE, October 2, 2006
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Image of textbooks courtesy of Freeload Press, Inc.(St. Paul, MN) Freeload Press, Inc. announced today that it has purchased Textbook Revolution in a strategic move designed to add more products, expand services and increase resources for college students and other learners around the country. The combined companies will provide extensive resources for students searching for affordable textbooks, study guides, learning tools, informational modules, and other educational assets. The companies joined forces to reduce textbook prices and bring greater services to students and other learners.

"Our mission is to liberate the textbook so students from all financial backgrounds can use these important tools," said Tom Doran, Chief Executive Officer at Freeload Press, Inc. "Textbook Revolution provides a service that helps expand the reach of our mission. Their cataloging service—which organizes and comments on all appropriate free textbooks and supplements--is a wonderful resource for all college students."

Joining him in announcing the merger was Jason Turgeon, President and founder of Textbook Revolution. "I’m excited to join Freeload Press. Both of us are working hard to make college more affordable, so this is a natural fit", said Turgeon, who will continue to manage Textbook Revolution and work as a publisher with Freeload Press, Inc. "By joining their team, I’ll be able to greatly increase the resources for free books I can direct students to, without compromising quality. This is really going to benefit students looking for relief from the spiraling costs of education. " said Turgeon.

About Textbook Revolution

Textbook Revolution catalogs and hosts free textbooks and websites that could replace books. Each link in the catalog is carefully reviewed and tagged so that users can quickly find and compare books. The site provides one-stop-shopping for students, professors, and lifelong learners looking for free, top-quality educational material. Started by Turgeon, now a senior at Northeastern University in Boston, the site currently hosts or links to more than 200 free textbooks and plans to add several hundred more over the coming year. For more information, visit www.textbookrevolution.org, or call Jason Turgeon, Publisher, at 617 642 4819, or write jason@textbookrevolution.org.

About Freeload Press, Inc.

St. Paul-based Freeload Press, Inc. publishes e-textbooks using advertising and corporate sponsorship to reduce costs. The company publishes its own college textbooks and distributes both Freeload Press publications and other publishers’ textbooks. The publications are available for free as e-book downloads at www.freeloadpress.com. Customers include students at four-year and two-year colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information visit www.freeloadpress.com or call Howard Quinlan, COO, at 651-204-7218, or write howard@freeloadpress.com.


If you've used the services that either Free Load Press or Textbook Revolution offer we'd love to hear from you! Write and tell us about it.


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