close Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn
5 mins

Discover the App that Offers An Alternative To Mindless Scrolling

In today's world, many of us spend too much time on our phones. But what if there was a better way to use this time? Let Blinkist guide you - app that helps you learn new things instead of mindlessly scrolling.
by Daniel Thomas | Jul 17 2023
Men scrolling his phone at night

Everywhere we look, individuals are buried in their digital devices, caught in the infinite cycle of mindless scrolling through apps, sending texts, and taking selfies. As the world of technology continues to progress at breakneck speeds, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment with your phone as your constant companion.

A recent study found that Americans check their phones once every six and a half minutes throughout the day. That might not seem like much for some readers, but for others, this will be an eye-opening statistic. It can feel like there is nothing else to do other than stay connected 24/7.

But what if there was a way to transform these idle moments into opportunities for learning? Enter Blinkist, an app designed to help you replace doom-scrolling with meaningful intellectual engagement, providing accessan app to key insights from over 6,500 bestselling nonfiction books.

Replace Scrolling with Learning

Blinkist delivers key insights from nonfiction books in the form of 15-minute read or listen sessions. This means that you can easily fit Blinkist into your busy schedule, whether you’re catching up on your reading during your commute or listening to a session while you cook dinner. And because each session is focused on delivering the main takeaways from a book, you can be sure that you’re getting the most important information without having to wade through pages and pages of text.

“When we started most apps were for social media or gaming. We wanted to do something different and build an app that would add genuine value to someone’s life.”
–Holger Seim, CEO of Blinkist
Founder Trio
Founders Holger Seim, Niklas Jansen & Tobi Balling. Not pictured is Sebastian Klein

What’s more, Blinkist can help you save money on books by giving you access to key insights for free. Rather than spending $30 or more on a book that you may not have time to read, you can use Blinkist to get a taste of what it has to offer and decide if it’s worth your investment. And if you find that you love a particular book, Blinkist also offers the option to purchase the full audiobook so that you can dive deeper into the material.

Listen to The World’s Best Nonfiction On Your Phone In 15 Minutes Or Less

Your time is precious, we know that. You can’t afford to waste hours reading books cover-to-cover when you could be using that time to grow your business or taking care of your family. But that doesn’t mean that you should stop learning altogether—after all, self-improvement is an important part of being a successful human. Blinkist can help you strike the perfect balance by giving you access to key insights from business books without requiring hours of dedicated reading time.

One of the Best Apps to Stop Mindless Scrolling in the World

The Blinkist user interface is sleek and easy to use

The sleek and simple design makes it easy to navigate and find the book you want to learn from. And, once you’ve found it, you can start learning immediately. The Blinkist team believes that everyone should have access to great ideas, regardless of their busy schedules.

That’s why they work with expert writers and editors to condense each book into key takeaways that can be easily absorbed. Whether you’re looking to learn more about history, science, or business, Blinkist has a book for you. And with 40 new titles added every month, there’s always something new to learn.

The App that Apple Trusts to Stop Doom-Scrolling

Since its founding in 2012, Blinkist has won numerous major awards from Apple, Google, and the United Nations. Notably, the app was acknowledged for its contribution to Global Education and Learning by the UN. Blinkist has been lauded for its innovation and commitment to helping people learn new things every day.

In addition to its awards, Blinkist has been featured in major publications such as The New York Times or the Guardian and The company has also been featured as Apple’s Top App over 500 times and been named one of Tim Cook’s favorite apps to use. Blinkist is proud to have received such recognition from leaders in the tech industry and is committed to continuing its mission of helping people learn new things every day.

The Book Summary App With Over 90 Thousand Positive Reviews

Blinkist has received tremendous praise from users all over the world. To date, the app has received over 90K five-star ratings from Android and Apple users. Users enjoy the fact that the learning experience can be easily fitted into their busy lives. Whether they’re looking to learn something new or just want a quick refresher on a topic, Blinkist is the perfect solution. With around 40 books being added every month, there’s always something new to learn. Here’s what the users are saying:

“I can literally finish a Blinkist audio summary of a book in the time it takes to do the dishes. Now instead of dreading household chores, I’m pairing every chore, every night, with a different book. This has been the biggest boost to my productivity / lifelong learning ….ever. Honestly, I can’t think of a better habit to start than Blinkist.”
–5-star user review on Apple
“An excellent app with which I have spent hours taking walks and going for a run. I’ve learned so much, started investing, sleeping better, and meditating. I’ve tried other similar apps but Blinkist is the one that fits me. The summaries are clear, to the point, and really engaging. Highly recommended!
–5-star user review on Apple

If you’re looking for a viable alternative to doomscrolling or mindless scrooling and a way to invest in your intellectual growth, Blinkist may be the ideal solution for you. By delivering key insights from bestselling nonfiction books in the form of 15-minute read or listen sessions, Blinkist makes it easy for busy people like yourself to fit learning into their schedules. What’s more, Blinkist can also help save money on books by giving users access to key insights for free. So, stop scrolling, start learning and give Blinkist a try today? You just might be surprised at how much there is to learn in just 15 minutes!

Facebook Twitter Tumblr Instagram LinkedIn Flickr Email Print