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How excellent is the Blinkist app? Does it hold up against other book summary services? The goal of my Blinkist review is to answer all those questions for you and more.

If you prefer to watch a video, you can see my live walkthrough of the Blinkist app listed below. This consists of an analysis of its pros and cons and the rate.

Quick Summary of my Blinkist Evaluation (FAQ).
Is Blinkist app free? Yes, but as a complimentary user, you can just read “the everyday choice,” which is a random book summary.
What’s it like to use Blinkist app? The user experience is easy, easy, and quickly, thanks to Blinkist’s minimalistic user interface, focused features, and streamlined design. It’s tailored towards reading and listening, which are its main use cases.
Does Blinkist work offline? Yes. The summaries you add to your library will immediately be downloaded in text format. You can also download audios, even instantly, and erase them again after you’re done listening.
The number of books are on Blinkist? There are over 5,000 books in the Blinkist library and the group adds about 40 brand-new titles per month.
The month-to-month pricing is $12.99, however if you buy the annual strategy, you’ll get 50% off.
Is Blinkist worth the money? I think so. It’s the cheapest book summary service in outright terms, costs less than a coffee a day (or in some places even a month!), uses fantastic worth for the cash, and beats most totally free book summary sites.
What are the benefits and drawbacks of reading book summaries (in general)?

 

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When examining a tool or service, many people immediately delve into what they like and do not like. That’s a mistake, especially when taking a look at one of numerous services in a specific classification. In this case, book summaries. Hendrik Dietrich Getabstract

The concept of a book summary itself has some specific benefits and downsides. Naturally, these will move to Blinkist and any other book summary service. You can’t really blame a specific company for them.

Let’s first look at those, so we can better pinpoint the special advantages and disadvantages of Blinkist later.

Pros of reading book summaries:.
You’ll skip all unneeded information. This is especially useful for books that just make one or a few assets. It also helps you prevent poor books entirely.
You can learn about more and various subjects quicker. Instead of being stuck on one book about meditation for a month, you can check out a summary in a couple of minutes. Then, you can leap to the next mindfulness book or a brand-new subject entirely.
You’ll likely keep in mind more without taking notes. Given that book summaries center around facts and brief methods to highlight them, you’ll likely come away from one summary with 3-5 things you’ll remember. It’s tough to effectively memorize anything if you read a complete book without taking notes.
Cons of reading book summaries:.
You’ll lose most of the story and humor of the book. This is bad, since it makes reading enjoyable. Depending upon how much you connect with the story, it also assists you keep in mind a lot, even if you may have to remember.
You will miss out on big ideas and spontaneous insights from truly excellent books. The very best books strike hard with every page. It’s difficult to move all of their understanding into a summary. Some books you simply have to check out completely to get the most out of them.
Due to an absence of context, you may interpret facts the wrong way. Sometimes, a summary specifies a concept one method, whereas the context of the book sets it up in another. Since that context is now missing, you’re interpreting the idea differently and therefore get an impression the author didn’t desire you to have.
You are now relying on not simply the author of the book, however also whoever composed the summary. If the summary author does a bad job, you lose. For example, they might fail to include a crucial story and so you will not remember an important fact.

Again, these apply to all book summaries and the services that offer them. With those in mind, let’s turn our attention to the Blinkist app user experience.

How does it feel to use the Blinkist app?

 

Initially, the Blinkist app is available for both iPhone and Android. Downloading the app is totally free. You can register utilizing your email address or Facebook account. When you open the app for the very first time, you’ll get a short tutorial of how everything works.

Among the first things you’ll notice is that the app just has three tabs for you to choose from:.

Discover. This is where you can explore their library and find new titles.
Library. Here, you’ll have access to your personal choice of books.
You. This is where your settings and saved highlights are.

This is dazzling, due to the fact that it makes picking and browsing the app what to do truly simple. Let’s take a look at the specific tabs.

Blinkist very greatly advertised at me, so I chose to try. Blinkist is an app that has many functions, they have audio books, they have podcasts and original material, but the main selling point, the thing that they advertise, the thing that makes them various from other audiobook apps, is that they declare they can provide you the bottom lines of any non-fiction book in 15 minutes. Essentially, they are advertising themselves as an alternative to listening or reading books to full audio books by, and I quote here from their website: “Read or listen to the essential concepts from best-selling nonfiction titles in 15 minutes” So the idea is that you get their app, you register for it, and you can listen to as lots of books as possible that are condensed to 15 minutes, and they claim that you will still get the crucial concepts and an understanding of what the book is about.

I doubted, I am a reader and despite the fact that I do not read much non-fiction, given that I much choose checking out fiction, I do check out some of it, a few of the books that I saw marketed on Blinkist as 15-minute summaries, I simply might not picture being condensable into 15 minutes. Due to the fact that we are discussing some truly huge books, about heavy, intricate concepts that I simply didn’t think you can squeeze into 15 minutes. I chose to offer the free trial a go and I checked it out for 7 days. If you pay for Blinkist, by the way, in the UK it costs �,� 9.99 month-to-month or �,� 4.99 month-to-month if you pay a year in advance. Okay, so I’ve got the Blinkist app in the Google Play Shop and I’m going to install that. It’s most likely not going to ask me for payment information, because you get a 7 day totally free trial, which I’m intending to make use of, however let’s see what it in fact looks like. “How did you become aware of Blinkist?” Online marketing,. Hendrik Dietrich Getabstract