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Small Demons

Journey Through Content


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Published 07/09/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Robyn Valenzuela
What can you use the app for?

Small Demons is a cataloguing site that takes the nouns found within a book and creates a sort of wiki for the book. The nouns are hyperlinked and then connect users to other books that feature the object. For example, if a book mentions Elvis Presley, the user can click on that link and then be taken to a list of other works that feature Elvis. When users first register and log into Small Demons, they will be take to a page that provides a summary of the book. There's a "Buy" and a "Like" button for every book. As a user scroll down a book page they will see images of the people and the place mentioned in the book. Additionally, the music, movies, TV, objects, events, weapons and more are all catalogued for a work. When users click on an item they will be taken to an "information" page of the object. They can also see a sentence for the context of how the object was mentioned in the book. Users can then see a list of related items featured in the book as well. Users can search for books, items or pretty much anything that they want to find within the context of a text.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Small demons is a small company who is based out of Los Angeles, California. They are constantly in the process of adding more objects, more books and more functionality.

What are the differences to other apps?

Small Demons is really unlike any other site out there. It is a literary journey through objects, books, and more. It can lead people to new books and and authors that they haven't heard of or ever read before. It is a growing site, so certainly not all books have been catalogued just yet. However, it has a solid team behind them and is growing daily.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Small Demons has a professional look. That is, it looks more polished than another site that seems to be made by a single individual over a weekend. instead the amount of manhours that are evident in the development of this site are pretty clear. Many books are catalogued very well, but because it is such an expansive effort, there are certainly some books that they've missed or haven't catalogued completely as well. During the review there were no issues, bugs or errors encountered.

How does the registration process work?

Users can sign up for Small Demons by linking their Facebook or their Twitter page. They could also sign up the old-fashioned way using their email address. The app requires one to input their name, birthday, email address and accept the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service of the site. Users of Small Demons will need to sign up for the service in order to use it.

What does it cost to use the application?

Small Demons is a free site to you. They monetize this project by having a Amazon link to all of the books featured on their site.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Small Demons is a fun site for anyone who is literary and who loves to read. Small Demons can take book lover on a journey and help them stumble upon new books and authors. It is really a unique experience.

  • Sort of like a wiki of content
  • Catalogs different books, then lists the things inside the book
  • Lists places, things, songs, etc. that are related to the book
  • When one clicks on a noun in the book is catalogued and links to other books
  • Can browse by objects or nouns instead of just books


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Email: info@smalldemons.com

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FREE - Permanently free version

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