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Brainstorming/Idea Generation [Self-Publishing Link-Up] | Self Publishing Team | Duolit

Brainstorming/Idea Generation [Self-Publishing Link-Up] | Self Publishing Team | Duolit | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
This week we've been talking about brainstorming before you write -- how important it is, what you do to get started, finding an inspirational space, quantity...
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Embedding a YouTube Video in iBooks Author

Apples' new iBooks Author program doesn't natively provide the ability to embed a YouTube video within an iBook. This tutorial shows you how to use Dashcode ...
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Authors think video: The 5-Video Work Week: How To Build Your Brand On YouTube | Fast Company

Authors think video: The 5-Video Work Week: How To Build Your Brand On YouTube | Fast Company | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
In a one-minute video on YouTube, well-known life-hacker Timothy Ferriss describes how to get the shell off a hard-boiled egg without all that annoying peeling.
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New Penguin Ebooks No Longer Available to Libraries

In a surprise announcement on February 9th, Penguin Group, one of the world’s largest publishers, terminated its partnership with OverDrive, the primary supplier of ebooks to public libraries.

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Apple’s iBooks Push Raises 6 Big Questions About The Future Of E-Publishing | Fast Company

Apple’s iBooks Push Raises 6 Big Questions About The Future Of E-Publishing | Fast Company | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

A few weeks ago, Apple made headlines with iBooks 2.0 and iBooks Author, the company’s next big moves into textbooks and self-publishing.

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Learn How to Market Your Book and Yourself - The Savvy Book Marketer

Learn How to Market Your Book and Yourself - The Savvy Book Marketer | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Book marketing blog packed with free book marketing tips and resources for promoting your book.
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Apple Will Help You Create & Sell Multimedia Music Projects For The iPad - hypebot

Apple Will Help You Create & Sell Multimedia Music Projects For The iPad - hypebot | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Guest post by Bob Baker of TheBuzzFactor. Apple caused a stir some weeks ago when it launched iBooks Author, a new free app that indie authors and book publishers can use to create multimedia ebooks for the iPad.
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Why You Need a Copy Editor if You Plan to Self-publish

Why You Need a Copy Editor if You Plan to Self-publish | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
You've worked hard on your writing project; perhaps you've spent weeks, months or years bringing your creative vision to life. Don't let your project go to press without investing in a qualified copy editor.
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Brandwidth uses Apple iBooks Author to create an interactive promotional iBook for clients - News - Digital Arts

Brandwidth uses Apple iBooks Author to create an interactive promotional iBook for clients - News - Digital Arts | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Apple's too has been trumpeted as the future of eBook publishing, but it's just as good at quickly creating interactive promotional materials.
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Your Name | Books | Brand | 5 Tools For Managing Your Personal Brand Online | Fast Company

Your Name | Books | Brand | 5 Tools For Managing Your Personal Brand Online | Fast Company | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

Once you've put aside the time to engage, there are a few key tools beyond the obvious services such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter that you should use to maintain a healthy digital presence. Here are five to help you get started and to stay on track.

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40 Book Promoting Sites – Part 1 | ePublish a Book

40 Book Promoting Sites – Part 1 | ePublish a Book | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
When publishing a book, the key to success is promotion and distribution. Both are meant to give books as much exposure as possible. In order to gain time, it...
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Get Backers To Fund Your Book: Interactive Physics iBook

Get Backers To Fund Your Book: I am writing an iBook on physics. This book is going to be very interactive with 3D animations, interactive graphics, and a great look.

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Check out Lulu’s best in class eBooks solution built to help you sell more books,

Check out Lulu’s best in class eBooks solution built to help you sell more books, | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

eBooks are electronic, downloadable books that can easily be accessed on a wide range of eReader devices and platforms, like the Apple iPad®, Barnes & Noble NOOK, and your home computer. Millions of customers discover new ways to purchase and read eBooks everyday.

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Self Publishing Walk-through: Overview

Self Publishing Walk-through: Overview | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

So, you’ve finally written your book and now you’re looking into how to publish.

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Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.3 With Support for iBooks Textbooks

Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.3 With Support for iBooks Textbooks | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These Multi-Touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad.

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How I write — Paulo Coelho's Blog | Also view "Meaning of Life" video

( below, parts of my interview to Tim Ferris, published yesterday) On Inspiration: “I procrastinate, check some emails … then I start. Also view "Meaning of Life" video

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The painful process of updating a book purchased in the iBookstore

The painful process of updating a book purchased in the iBookstore | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

You can fit many more books in an iPad than you could in the trunk of your car. Being able to download updates to a book is definitely a great advantage over a hard cover book. But Apple managed to make this process incredibly painful, at least in their explanation of how do it.

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Self-Publishing And The Definition Of An Indie Author

Self-Publishing And The Definition Of An Indie Author | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
I've been at two publishing conferences in the last week and it's evident that myths and misconceptions abound when it comes to independent...
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Pauline's Fantasy Reviews: Essay: On Self-Publishing

For an author, self-publishing makes a lot of sense. You can skip the tedious part (the years of rejection slips and will-they won't-they wavering while the manuscript sits on a desk somewhere getting dusty) and jump straight to publication.

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How to publish on the Kindle: guides and promotion advice

How to publish on the Kindle: guides and promotion advice | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
A catalogue of resources to help Kindle self-publishers get their ebooks ready and promote them for success.
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Study finds kindergartners read better with the iPad

Study finds kindergartners read better with the iPad | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
After having observed my nephew using the iPad to read interactive books (his favorite is Thomas and Friends), I can tell you that I have huge enthusiasm for the future of iPad learning. ...
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iBooks Author in the Classroom | Teq Blog

iBooks Author in the Classroom | Teq Blog | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

While a lot of the focus has been on textbook creation, iBooks Author can be used by students as well. We’ve created a few examples of what students might do as class projects.

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iPad 2 vs. Kindle Fire: New Report From FixYa Reveals Top Consumer Issues For Each Device

iPad 2 vs. Kindle Fire: New Report From FixYa Reveals Top Consumer Issues For Each Device | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Consumers complain about Wi-Fi issues on both devices, while the Kindle Fire suffers from security issues linked to 'one-click' purchasing and the iPad 2 experiences screen problems San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) February 16,...
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Reality, exploded

Reality, exploded | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

Forget interactive fiction -- the most innovative e-books make something strange and wondrous out of the facts... The most successfully enhanced e-book is the one you may not even recognize as a book.

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iBooks Author Templates :: Childrens Book

iBooks Author Templates :: Childrens Book | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
The perfect template for children's books, soft pastels and playful text make it easy to create the perfect children's book to tell your story...
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