The many ways aut...
Follow
20.3K views | +1 today
The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2
Will Apple impact the world of books as it the world of music?
Curated by IBooks Author
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by IBooks Author from Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
Scoop.it!

A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool

A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
IBooks Author's insight:

So is there an approach here to add to your next book?

more...
The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 1, 2014 4:46 AM


Alissa Walker:  'I also like the simple way Hi talks about itself on its homepage: "A community of writers, journalists, journalers, illustrators, photographers, travelers, poets, and musicians exploring the world, and sharing those explorations through images and text."'

Rescooped by IBooks Author from Publishing with iBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Encoding for iBooks Author Webinar: Download Free Proof of Concept iBook

Encoding for iBooks Author Webinar: Download Free Proof of Concept iBook | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Encoding for iBooks Author Webinar: Download Free Proof of Concept iBook http://t.co/CJBjCoP6Hb Learn to cut video file size by up to 93%

Via Peter Pappas
IBooks Author's insight:

Interesting approach to both webinar and book design

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

How To Repurpose Content For Maximum Social Media Impact

How To Repurpose Content For Maximum Social Media Impact | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
In this post you'll read how to re-purpose content for maximum social media impact.
IBooks Author's insight:

As you create your book, re-purpose newly created content across the social media horizon.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Beyond E-Books: HarperCollins Looks For the Next Big Thing

Beyond E-Books: HarperCollins Looks For the Next Big Thing | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
HarperCollins is trying to beat other publishers to the next big digital reading business model -- whatever it may be.
IBooks Author's insight:

So what's next for authors to begin preparing for?

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Augmented Reality Just Beginning to Change How We Interact With the Real World | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Augmented Reality Just Beginning to Change How We Interact With the Real World | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Image: turkletom/Flickr Augmented reality (AR) provides a live view of a physical, real-world environment whose are augmented by computer-generated inp
IBooks Author's insight:

So will AR soon be a part of multitouch books?  Think about the possibilities!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Study: E-books Settle In

Study: E-books Settle In | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
E-books have become a “normal means of consuming content,” but the rapid growth of the format’s early years are over. This is one of the main takeaways from BISG's final installment of its four-year study, Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading.
IBooks Author's insight:

E Books growth slows...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves [Infographic]

17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves [Infographic] | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
This year has been a big one for LinkedIn. With new features like the Creative Portfolio Display, you now have the ability to visually showcase your professional portfolio.
IBooks Author's insight:

LinkedIn is an important part of your author online platform.  Here's 17 great pieces of that effort.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

10 Mistakes Authors Make that Cost a Fortune (and how to avoid them)

10 Mistakes Authors Make that Cost a Fortune (and how to avoid them) | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
10 Mistakes Authors Make that Cost a Fortune (and how to avoid them) - The Huffington Post
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Your Guide to DIY Crowdfunding Tools (to Avoid Kickstarter Fees) | Mediashift | PBS

Your Guide to DIY Crowdfunding Tools (to Avoid Kickstarter Fees) | Mediashift | PBS | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Kickstarter pioneered a set of rules and an uncluttered visual grammar that has become the familiar frame for online fundraising, and many other such crowdfunding portals have since copied or adapted their formula -- even sites that started earlier.
IBooks Author's insight:

Interested in Crowdfunding your next book?  Your Guide to DIY Crowdfunding Tools (to Avoid Fees) http://sco.lt/... #ibooks #ibooksauthor #ebooks #authors #selfpublishing

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Taking Another Look At Ebook Upstart Kobo

Taking Another Look At Ebook Upstart Kobo | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
When it comes to ebooks in the U.S., there are three companies you have to consider: Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble. I think it might be time to add a fourth to that list: Kobo.
IBooks Author's insight:

Know the book publishing playing field: Kobo

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

6 Ways You Can Use Pinterest to Promote Your Brand

6 Ways You Can Use Pinterest to Promote Your Brand | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Getting started with Pinterest doesn't have to be difficult. Click through to learn several ways you can get started immediately.
IBooks Author's insight:

Authors use Pinterest for Branding...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Feature: Are eBook Apps, HTML5, or ePub3 the Future of Digital Publishing?

Feature: Are eBook Apps, HTML5, or ePub3 the Future of Digital Publishing? | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Digital Publishing is one of the fastest growing segments and most major publishers are now seeing 21% of their total revenues stem from it. Publishers
IBooks Author's insight:

So should your next book be an App?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

9 Pro Tips for Entrepreneurs on LinkedIn

9 Pro Tips for Entrepreneurs on LinkedIn | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
To find out how entrepreneurs use LinkedIn, we asked a panel of successful entrepreneurs to share their best tips and tricks
IBooks Author's insight:

Authors need to think like Entrepreneurs!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Why Google's New Hummingbird Algorithm is Good News for Serious Content Creators - Copyblogger

Why Google's New Hummingbird Algorithm is Good News for Serious Content Creators - Copyblogger | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Google has released a new algorithm called Hummingbird. What does this mean for your online content marketing?
IBooks Author's insight:

Google loves good writers... do you have what it takes?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

5 Ways to Harness Hashtags to Drive Business Value

5 Ways to Harness Hashtags to Drive Business Value | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Give social media a second life that's tied in to your company's marketing message or campaign.
IBooks Author's insight:

It's all about your "glue" with the audience.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Thoughts on Instructional Design for iBooks Author

Thoughts on Instructional Design for iBooks Author | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
These may be simple and obvious ideas for many educators and curriculum directors. However, for me, these are a few of the things I'm beginning to understand better when it comes to designing e-lea...
IBooks Author's insight:

Video game designers talk about the “flow” as the effect a game can have to totally absorb the user in it’s content, is this the direction even text books will take in the near future?

more...
Mike OReilly's curator insight, December 26, 2013 7:57 AM

Nice work, Anthony! I think, even with the simplicity of iBooks Author, there are still plenty of things to be worked out. I wouldn't really call them "bugs," but just more like inconveniences that I'm sure will be hammered out over time. Good to see people doing cool stuff with iBA.

Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Know what the fastest-growing demographic on Twitter is? Or how many new members join LinkedIn every second? The answers will surprise you!
IBooks Author's insight:

Some insights that might affect your next books social media strategy.

more...
Ica Iova's curator insight, November 26, 2013 11:09 PM

Not so surprising but definitely something to think of

Hayden Brown's curator insight, December 10, 2013 7:10 PM

This article is actually related to the paper I wrote for my senior project titled "The Different Aspects of Journalism." I explain at length about how Facebook plays a significant role in the social society.

Rescooped by IBooks Author from Publishing with iBooks Author
Scoop.it!

What is a cross-platform alternative to iBooks Author?

What is a cross-platform alternative to iBooks Author? | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
This is pretty important. My school is currently in a stage of digitalisation that wants to get rid of textbooks and replace them with tablets in class. They are, however, contemplating on using iB...

Via Peter Pappas
IBooks Author's insight:

Great to see this kind of bold action is taking place!

more...
Peter Pappas's curator insight, November 17, 2013 1:40 PM

Some interesting discussion here.

Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Success in publishing rests on acting instead of reacting

I received a couple of “rejections” the other day.  As a professional writer with over 20 years experience, I’ve had more than my share of rejections.  In this case one was from Amazon regarding pu...
IBooks Author's insight:

You have to believe to succeed!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

9 Steps for Using Twitter as a Targeted Lead Generation Tool

9 Steps for Using Twitter as a Targeted Lead Generation Tool | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Here are nine steps you can take to start generating solid leads from the time you spend using Twitter.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Authors as Entrepreneurs: Bella Andre, Hugh Howey, Jasinda Wilder (Part 1)

Authors as Entrepreneurs: Bella Andre, Hugh Howey, Jasinda Wilder (Part 1) | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Next»» Next»» This segment is part 1 in the series : Authors as Entrepreneurs: Bella Andre, Hugh Howey, Jasinda Wilder1 2 3 4 5 6 7
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Booktrack Adds Customized Playlists to E-Books

Booktrack Adds Customized Playlists to E-Books | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
If you listen to music while you read, chances are the sounds and words don't match up.
IBooks Author's insight:

Books that touch all the senses - auditory exhancement!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

10 Brainy Tips for Hooking Your Reader

Brain science explains why readers keep reading.
IBooks Author's insight:

Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Marketing Tips 4 Authors - by Clive Eaton: Why you need to create a BRAND

Marketing Tips 4 Authors - by Clive Eaton: Why you need to create a BRAND | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
IBooks Author's insight:

You are an author, you are a brand.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by IBooks Author
Scoop.it!

Library helps authors share their stories

Library helps authors share their stories | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
A literary celebration the weekend of Aug. 2-4 had a local tie as writer Matt Betts was among the authors who read from their recently published books Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bexley Public Library.
IBooks Author's insight:

A part of every book marketing plan has to be "see the people".

more...
No comment yet.