kindle

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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Testing Pressbooks’ Kindle Output on iPhones and iPads (MOBI7, KF8, AZK, gahhh)

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

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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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Askmen’s Emma McKay on Ebook Analytics

Askmen, the online magazine for men, uses the PressBooks Publisher Platform as the production and management tool for their ebook publishing program. I sat down with Emma McKay, managing editor at Askmen and the force behind their foray into ebooks, to talk about what happens when an analytics-driven web publisher enters the ebook space. The

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