eBook Formatting

eBook Formatting Tip: Resize Your Images

If you want your eBook to display content in an attractive way across all the eReaders, there are a few simple tips you'll want to follow before your file is converted into the ePUB format.
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How a self-published author got extraordinary book cover design

self-published author Lauren LynneClear vision and a true collaboration with the BookBaby Design Studio makes self-published author Lauren Lynne's Secret Watchers series look extraordinary. “I did my homework. I spent a huge amount of time looking at other book covers,“ says Lynne. Today’s savvy self-published authors know that having an eye-catching book cover is one of the most important elements to a successful eBook sales run. How will your book stand up to this near instant "yes" or "no' buying decision?

Let BookBaby Scan and Digitize Your Existing Book!

Want to distribute your previously published book as an eBook? Don’t have a digital file of the content? We get a lot of requests for this type of service, and we’re pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with a vendor we can trust in Bound Book Scanning. Bound Book Scanning is a mail-in book scanning service. They offer affordable methods of transferring any paper book to a clear, searchable PDF and editable Word doc. Their service is used for ebook reading, text searchability, and online publishing. There’s no minimum order and they offer fast turnaround times. Book Bound Scanning will digitize your book and send you your files in just 4-6 days. If you want the original returned to you, they also offer a non-destructive service, you’ll get your digital files and they’ll return your original in perfect condition. And since Bound Book Scanning is a BookBaby partner, we are offering you a special discount of 10% off your order.
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Is BookBaby Legit?

When looking for the right self-publishing company for you, ask the following questions to make sure you're getting the best fit.
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How to Insert Page Breaks When Formatting an eBook

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a hundred times: There is no fixed pagination with an eBook, however, you CAN designate where you want page breaks.

The #1 Myth About Designing an eBook

A popular self-publishing myth is that everyone can and should design their own eBook... Before we put BookBaby's myth-busting team to work, maybe we should ask ourselves, "What is book design?" Well, it's the process of...
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New How-To Videos: Printed Book Pagination and eBook Conversion Tips

We've added two new videos to our self-publish production series: How To Set Up Your Book Pagination and eBook Conversion Basics. Watch and learn!


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