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Ebooks In House: ePub QA, Complex Styling, and Enhancements

By Joshua Tallent

Format: OnDemand Webinar

SKU# W7836

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 with Ebooks In House: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Ebooks

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.

What you'll learn in this session, ePub QA, Complex Styling, and Enhancements:
  • Testing your ebook files and making sure that they validate.
  • Important specs and requirements for ebooks sold in different retailers – including Kobo, Apple, and Barnes & Noble.
  • Best practices in your NCX, metadata, and CSS.
  • Creating smart enhancements, dropcaps, and styling divs, including for complicated books like cookbooks and poetry.
  • How to add audio and video to enhanced ebooks for Amazon and Apple
  • How to create better maps and tables, including adding embeddable PDFs.
  • How to embed fonts in Adobe and iBooks to improve the look of your ebooks - along with how to include special characters used in non-English texts.


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 W7836
Author/Speaker/Editor Joshua Tallent
File Type M4V, WMV
Format OnDemand Webinar

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