Project Distributes Hundreds of Free Ebooks in Tamil Language

The freetamilebooks.com site makes hundreds of free ebooks available to readers in the Tamil language. About 15 volunteers compile Creative Commons-licensed writings by popular bloggers into ebook format using Pressbooks.com, then publish them on the freetamilebooks.com site. Started in 2013, freetamilebooks.com has released 210 ebooks to date. Each book gets downloaded at least 500 times,

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How to Self Publish an Ebook: Illustrated Guides

As an independent author you now have the power to self publish in many markets. But that power doesn’t come with a handy set of instructions. That’s why we’ve prepared these handy infographics to simplify self publishing. The guides will show you how to self publish an ebook, how to self publish on Amazon and

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How to Self Publish on Amazon and Other Bookstores, Plus Help With Pressbooks

Publish Faster, Easier With these helpful self publishing tips We’ve seen the page counts growing on the Pressbooks platform, and we’re impressed! You are some dedicated writers. Keep it up! If you’re wondering what to do after you’re done writing, these links will help. The Easiest Ways to Self Publish Your Book  When you use Pressbooks

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Infographic: 10-Step Kindle Self Publishing Guide

Publishing your ebook directly to the Kindle store can save you money in the long-term because you won’t sacrifice a your royalties to intermediaries. We’ve created a 10-step Kindle self publishing guide to how to publish an ebook on Amazon. Use this guide to publish on Kindle yourself, and keep all the profits you deserve. Want to download

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5 Things You Need to Publish on Kindle

Kindle self publishing should take only 5 minutes (that is, according to Amazon). Here are the elements you absolutely have ready to speed through the process and publish on Kindle. 1. Formatted MOBI File In order to publish your ebook on Amazon, you’ll need to format your ebook as a MOBI file. This is the

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Infographic: 3 Simple Ways to Distribute and Publish Your Book

Last week, we wrote about how and where to distribute and publish your book. This week, we’ve produced a handy infographic with the simplest path to distributing and publishing your book. Want to keep this for reference? You can download and print the quick-reference guide to book publishing and distribution. To learn more about how to

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Looking for a CSS-magician.. for EPUB/Web/Print

Are you great at building EPUB CSS? How about Web? PDF? Maybe you can build some templates for PressBooks? If so, we’d like to pay you! Details: background PressBooks is an open source book production platform, built on top of WordPress. We provide PressBooks users with book design templates, which are comprised of three (3)

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PressBooks Design Principles & Objectives

I gave a presentation yesterday, at the Berlin Publisher Forum, talking about the design principles behind PressBooks, and our objectives (see slides below). Three Design Principles underpinning PressBooks PressBooks should be easy for anyone to use (even me). Input text once / output in every format: EPUB, MOBI, WEB AND PRINT. The web will win

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PressBooks is now on Github

The PressBooks open source plugin for WordPress has moved to GitHub. You can find us here: https://github.com/pressbooks. When we launched the open source version of the PressBooks WordPress Plugin in February, we put the code up on Google Code, and were using an SVN repository. We did this for a few reasons: while we were

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