Category Archives for Ebook

Print vs Electronic

Can I just do an ebook? Doing an ebook alone is usually seen as a way to reduce costs, but if you’re using your book as a marketing tool for your business, you should see it as an investment. You can do an ebook only, but when self-publishing for your business it’s not a great […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: Digital Rights Managment (DRM)

You may never have heard of digital rights management (often known as DRM), but you will be familiar with the concept. Ebooks are subject to copyright concerns in ways that printed books are not: like any computer file, an ebook can simply be copied! This is an issue that has also troubled the music, television, […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: what price should my ebook be?

Ebook pricing is a tricky issue. Unfortunately, the wave of ebooks priced from 99¢ to $2.99 has led to many readers not expecting to pay too much for ebooks. The reasoning seems to be that because the publisher didn’t have to pay for printing, the ebook should be much cheaper than the print version. But […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: Distribution

Earlier this year we looked at the different types of ebook formats; now we’ll take a look at how to distribute your ebook. The number of ebook stores has grown rapidly in recent years. Some volatility has also occurred, with takeovers, mergers and collapses. You can manage your ebook distribution in two basic ways: like […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: Different ebook formats

As with music, movies, photography, television and many other industries in recent years, publishing has been turned on its head by the digital revolution and the invention and proliferation of ebooks. Ebooks have some huge advantages. As a reader, it’s great being able to download a book at 10 o’clock at night without getting off […]

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