Get 40% off book files when you upgrade this week Recent research shows the best price for a self-published ebook is between 2.99 and 4.99. But the cost for professional interior book design and cover design can total $600-$1700. Q. So how can you be profitable as an independent publisher? A. Use Pressbooks.com to bypass manual
One of the biggest expenses authors face when they publish independently is graphic design and ebook development, which can cost up to $1,700. However, you can save all but $99 of this budget line item, and still have a professional-caliber book that is elegantly formatted and meets all the specifications required by ebookstores and print-on-demand, when you use
Upgrade your ebook and print book files at Pressbooks this week According to a recent article in Publishing Perspectives, the cost of book interior design ranges from $500-$1,000 and cover design ranges from $200-$800. That means you can save $600-$1700 by using Pressbooks to produce your own professional-caliber book files and covers for ebookstores and
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If you’re creating an ebook manually, you need an ebook developer, not just a Web developer. Why is that, and how is ebook development different than Web development? A Web developer knows how to develop Web sites that will look good in a browser. Ebook reading software is specialized and doesn’t behave the same way
Are you wanting to publish your book independently but not sure how to get started? You’ll find all the help advice you need in our new email course on self-publishing. The seven-day email course covers: Independent Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing Terminology, Technology, & Formatting Your Manuscript Creating Your Book Covers for Ebook and Print Other Elements of Publishing:
Here’s what’s new from us at Pressbooks this month. Avoid These Rookie Self-Pub Marketing Mistakes Miral Sattar of Bibliocrunch shares 10 must-know tips on how not to market your book. Bibliocrunch will also show you how to double and triple your book reviews. New! Email Course on Self-Publishing Are you new to self-publishing? Our new mini-course
We are discontinuing support for ICML exports on Pressbooks.com, as of April 12, 2016. ICML is an InDesign XML format, and the plugin we use to create this export is a third-party plugin that we can’t support. This causes confusion among our users, and we’d prefer to focus on features and exports that we can support fully.
There are certain stylistic elements you can’t force when you’re formatting an ebook. What are some of these things and why is that the case? Here are a few examples of attributes it’s tough to control in ebooks: dropcaps, hanging indents, running headers, running footers and body fonts. Dropcaps in ebooks Dropcaps are one element
by Miral Sattar The book publishing industry is going through a huge transition. It’s easier than ever to get a book out into the world. All the resources you need to publish a book are available to you and you no longer need to go through the traditional gatekeepers (publishers) to publish a quality book.