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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ePub 3 Explained: Features of the New eBook Format

ePub has been widely adopted as the eBook format for Apple's iBooks, Sony's Reader, and the Kobo, and ePub 3 has some new features worth noting.
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How to format your eBook

Whether doing it yourself or using an eBook conversion service, this is how to ensure your manuscript is in the proper eBook format for file-conversion.
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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.
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How to Design an eBook: 3 Tips for Creating a Cover That Sells

We’ve all heard the old cliché “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” But the fact is we humans are a visual species, stimulated by compelling graphics and imagery. And not only do books with cool covers stand out because of their visual appeal, they can be one of your greatest sales tools as well.

Julia Child Shows the World the Drawbacks and Benefits of eBooks

For eReading devices, black and white text is easy. Novels- great! Memoirs- great! Short story collections- great! But cookbooks? With their fancy formatting, pictures, columns, and fonts? Not so easy. An interesting piece in a...
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Formatting Your Manuscript for eBook Distribution

Between the writing and eBook distribution steps comes the conversion to ePub step, and properly formatting your manuscript ensures a smooth the conversion.

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