Liz Castro’s EPUB Straight to the Point will revolutionize the creation of EPUB files for ebooks. Recommended for anyone who is planning to create their own ebooks, or anyone curious about how ebooks are put together.
The E-Book in 2020 may look very different than it does now. Like television, ebooks may become vastly more capable and more convenient in the future. A variety of interactive and connective functions may be added to the reading experience, transforming it.
Wired Magazine and Virginia Quarterly Review brought out issues for the Apple iPad, each using the technology and iPad fonts in completely different ways. One is slick, ad-heavy and full of multi-media gizmos, the other offers a quiet, rich reading experience.
There are now many ways for self-publishers to get into the Apple iBookstore for the iPad. Unfortunately, the ebooks haven’t gotten any better. A look at different iBooks and a comparison to Kindle’s ebooks and a printed book are shown.
Inserting the Apple iPad, the agency model, the iBookstore and Apple’s market-changing magin into the middle of the crumbling structure of book publishing and distribution may have a huge impact. Stay tuned.
Today I’m following up on my earlier post about how authors can use keywords to help them both find readers and market their books. Instead of my hypothetical pizza book self-publisher, I’m going to use real examples from my blog to illustrate how you can get started using these long-tail, search-oriented marketing techniques. I know […]
In the later 1980s or early 1990s Citibank in New York, where we were living at the time, redid all their Manhattan branches, ripped out the old ATMs and installed new ones with full color, touchscreen interfaces. They were very easy to use. Every other ATM used a green or gray character-mode interface with buttons […]