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eBook Essentials

Video Description

Master eBook publishing on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course. Do you have dreams of self-publishing, or do you need to update your skill set to create eBooks for your current profession? In this one-of-a kind video training course, expert instructors will provide you with straight forward, user-friendly training to help you master the techniques required to design, edit, and publish an eBook. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle eBook publishing the way you want to learn. Understand the difference betweeneBook formats and the tools used to createthem Works with ePub format, including designing, editing, and adding interactivity like cross-reference links, audio, and video Convert, review, and validate ePubs so thatthey look great on popular reading devices Includes over 5 hours of eBook design video training. If you're looking for real-world training on creating eBooks, youll find it here.

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing eBooks
    1. What is an eBook? 00:03:27
    2. Understanding eBook Formats 00:04:05
    3. Tools for Creating eBooks 00:04:06
    4. Creating an eBook 00:05:11
    5. Converting ePub to Kindle and other Formats 00:03:36
  2. ePub Structure and Contents
    1. What's Inside an ePub? 00:05:50
    2. Opening and Examining ePub Contents 00:05:08
    3. Exploring ePub Folders 00:07:24
    4. Understanding What's Inside an ePub 00:04:29
    5. Editing ePub Content 00:05:10
  3. Designing for ePub
    1. Using InDesign for ePub Creation 00:06:46
    2. Creating Reading Order in an ePub 00:08:08
    3. Formatting ePub Text Using Styles 00:10:01
    4. Anchoring Graphics Inside an ePub 00:06:23
    5. Managing ePub Document Pages 00:08:14
  4. Converting to ePub
    1. Understanding the ePub Conversion Workflow 00:04:28
    2. Converting Existing Documents to ePub 00:04:48
    3. Cleaning up ePub Files 00:09:07
    4. InDesign Export Options for ePub 00:11:36
    5. Adding Metadata to an ePub 00:03:50
  5. Adding Interactivity
    1. Creating Hyperlinks in an ePub 00:05:38
    2. Adding Cross-Reference Links to an ePub 00:04:14
    3. Creating an ePub TOC 00:07:04
    4. Adding Video to ePub 00:05:36
    5. Adding Audio to ePub 00:04:43
  6. Converting To and From Other Formats
    1. Converting from Word to ePub 00:09:21
    2. Converting from HTML to ePub 00:04:34
    3. Converting ePub to Mobi 00:04:43
    4. Converting ePub to PDF 00:04:58
    5. Converting ePub to RTF and Word 00:05:51
  7. Modifying ePub Files
    1. Working with ePub Metadata 00:06:23
    2. Preparing a Cover Image for your ePub 00:11:29
    3. Cleaning up InDesign XHTML in an ePub 00:05:24
    4. Cleaning up InDesign CSS in an ePub 00:07:18
    5. Choosing Fonts for your ePub 00:06:28
  8. Reviewing and Validating ePubs
    1. Using Adobe Digital Editions to Review an ePub 00:08:17
    2. Reviewing an ePub on the Kindle 00:05:17
    3. Reviewing an ePub on the Nook 00:07:38
    4. Understanding ePub Standards 00:05:17
    5. Choosing a Validation Tool for your ePub 00:06:22
  9. Distributing and Selling eBooks
    1. What to Know Before you Sell your eBook 00:08:31
    2. Selling eBooks on the iBookstore 00:04:58
    3. Selling eBooks on Amazon 00:06:15
    4. Selling eBooks on PubIt! 00:03:49
    5. Selling eBooks on Google Play 00:05:48
  10. Best Practices for Creating ePubs from InDesign
    1. Threading All Text within an ePub 00:05:16
    2. Using Styles to Format Text in an ePub 00:08:36
    3. Mapping Styles to Tags for Conversion to ePub 00:05:51
    4. Creating Book Files for Larger ePub Documents 00:05:17
    5. Anchoring Images for Use in an ePub 00:04:56
    6. Using the Articles Panel to Define ePub Reading Order 00:06:38