Book Formatting Secrets, Building Your Author Website and More

New to Pressbooks? Here’s Your Quick-Start Guide 

At Pressbooks, we have lots of resources for getting started. We’ve put them all in one place in this quick orientation to Pressbooks software.

Book Formatting Secrets from Bestselling Author Mimi Barbour

Mimi Barbour took some time out of her busy writing schedule to share how she uses Pressbooks to create bestselling books. Learn how to follow in this publishing pro’s footsteps.

How to Build Your Author Website 

We just released the second piece in our series on how to create your author website. Next up: We’ll show you how to brand your Web book with your own domain.

Love Pressbooks? Spread the Word (and Save)

We get lots of love notes from our loyal users (we love you too!). We also love it when you tell friends about Pressbooks. So this month, if you send a shoutout on Twitter or Facebook, @tagging and following @Pressbooks, we’ll direct-message you a special code you can use to get 25% off your Pressbooks upgrades through February.

Finally, if you need help or have questions about Pressbooks, please email us. We love to hear from you!

 

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