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Ebooks In House: ePub Basics for Publishers

By Joshua Tallent

Format: OnDemand Webinar

An Intensive WEBcast series, available on-demand, presented by Digital Book World.

DBW Members save 40%! Pay only $72 for the series of 3 WEBcasts / $30 for individual WEBcasts. Member discount will be applied at checkout.

Following the successful Ebook 202 Design/Production WEBcast Series, Joshua Tallent, Founder and CEO of Ebook Architects, is back to help professionals involved in digital book production fix the most persistent problems in ePub and Kindle file creation.

Who is Ebooks In House For?

This series of WEBcasts is perfect for design and production professionals working in publishing. If you are responsible for ebook creation, quality assurance, or clean up from outsourced conversions, this series was created for you.

Note: this is a technical WEBcast series best suited for those who have a basic understanding of HTML / CSS.

Ebooks In House: ePub Basics for Publishers covers:

  • Inserting proper metadata in your OPF file to maximize discoverability and make sure your title looks good in all reading platforms.
  • Creating better NCX files with cleaner formatting.
  • How to make your cover images look good in a greater number of eReaders.
  • More pleasing body margins and page numbers.
  • How InDesign can help your workflow… and how it can hinder it.
  • Requirements for InDesign to ePub export, and important resources that will improve your process.
  • Examples of a practical InDesign workflow for both print and ePub, including a walkthrough of InDesign 5.5.
  • Samples of default styles for multiple ePub readers – and how to make sure your titles look their best.
  • Common device specific issues in ePub today and what to look for.
  • Building your ePub file on Mac and PC.


About the Instructor

Joshua Tallent has been an eBook developer since 2002. He is an acknowledged expert on the Kindle and ePub formats, and his book, Kindle Formatting: The Complete Guide, has been praised as the most thorough explanation of the Kindle format available. Joshua founded eBook Architects, his eBook design and consulting business, in 2008, providing services to both publishers and authors, with a focus on complex projects and enhanced eBooks. He regularly teaches at conferences and workshops about building and designing eBooks, and he is a vocal advocate for accessible, well-designed eBooks. Joshua resides in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two daughters.

He can be found online at Ebook Architects and on Twitter @jtallent or @ebookarchitects.
SKU W7835
Author/Speaker/Editor Joshua Tallent
File Type M4V, WMV
Format OnDemand Webinar
$49.00

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