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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.

How to prepare your eBook for publishing on Kindle

Last month was a big month for Kindle announcements. A new, lower-priced Kindle ($79 for the ad supported version, $109 for no ads), a Kindle Touch Wi-Fi ($99 with ads, $139 for no ads),...

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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Common eBook Formatting Mistake: Spaces in the File Name

Here is something you want to avoid when preparing your file for eBook conversion.

How to make a Kindle Book: Converting to an eBook is simple with BookBaby

Publishing a book is no longer the only way to get distributed worldwide. With eBook distribution available to everyone, getting your digital book on the "shelves" at Amazon.com and other major book retailers is pretty simple, once you have a book written and converted to the proper file format. BookBaby can help.

The Importance of Your eBook Cover Design

Cover design can make a big difference in your sales and distribution. If a title has a great cover, the bookseller may order far more copies than the publisher ever expected - perhaps even 50,000 copies.

eBook Formatting Tip: Read an eBook!

It's strange to say, but a lot of the questions we get asked about eBook formatting and conversion seem to stem from the fact that many writers have never read an eBook. Many authors...


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