You’re using Pressbooks to produce your book files (yay, you!)–but do you know what to do next? Our Slideshare will show you how to make and self-publish a book using Pressbooks and demystify the publishing process from start to finish. You can check it out below or at http://www.slideshare.net/mackinaw/howtomakeabook-pressbooks How to Make a Book: The
Wondering what to do after Pressbooks? Getting your book into bookstores is the next step. This is a relatively easy process that in most cases, you can do yourself. For Kindle, the next step to publishing in the Kindle store is to upload the Mobi file via the Kindle interface. This video shows you how
Ever wondered how to customize the look of your book just a little more, or even start from scratch with a design personalized to you? The latest in our video series is a brief introduction that shows how to get into your CSS in Pressbooks and format your book so you can make the look
When you go to publish your book, you’ll need both your exported files and two book covers–one for your ebook and one for the print version. Our most recent addition to the Pressbooks User Guide explains the basics of designing your book cover (or more likely commissioning a cover) for both ebook and print-on-demand venues.
We’re midway through National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)–how’s the writing going? Can you can see yourself at the finish line? This month, we offer Pressbooks users some tips, tutorials, a new theme, and, we hope, a dash of inspiration, that will keep you writing in November whether or not you are participating in NaNoWriMo. Oh,
Wondering how to get your book out of Pressbooks so you can upload it into the bookstores? Our latest tutorial video will show you how. And before you export, choose your book’s design by applying a theme. Tutorial here: Have a function in Pressbooks you’d like demystified? Email email@example.com and we’ll consider your suggestion for
We’ve just released more how-tos, on how to add a copyright notice to your book and how to adjust your Web book’s privacy settings in Pressbooks. You can view these and other tutorials on the Pressbooks’ YouTube channel. Or, watch below:
If you test your Pressbooks output of Kindle files on your iPad/iPhone, it will look not look very nice. But the files that people actually buy from Kindle on iOS devices will look fine. Here is why: Pressbooks uses Amazon’s Kindlegen software to create the MOBI export (which converts from the EPUB file generated by