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Author R. L. Copple concludes his “How to Make an Ebook” series with Step 7, what to do with those ebooks once you’ve created them.
R. L. Copple details how to set up the initial file with common characteristics, and then move on to create the PDF version of the ebook.
R. L. Copple finishes up his chapter on how to make covers for Ebooks, digging into the nitty-gritty of adding text and creating the cover.
R. L. Copple details how to set up to write the source file or if needed, change a file the needed parameters, so that changing the text for different formats isn’t as big a task down the road.
R. L. Copple introduces a new “How to” series titled, How to Make an Ebook: Using Free Software. Each chapter will go up on a blog post, and once done, be complied into a book that will go on sale.
At Amazon, at any rate. Which is still big news. It solidifies that the trend is moving toward ebooks even as paperback sales increase. And one could argue that paperback sales are increasing at Amazon because of the success with ebooks.
If you haven’t heard, Kindle has put into place a means by which ebooks purchased through Amazon on the Kindle can be loaned out to other users, in a means similar to Barnes & Noble’s Nook. It was one of the main advantages that the Nook had over the Kindle. But the publisher of the ebook has to allow it to be lendable. Something I don’t see most publishers choosing not to do.
With Nook growing in market share, Amazon seeks to take away one of the main reasons the customer might choose a Nook over a Kindle.