Amazon Announces New Kindle Format 8

Update to this post: The new KindleGen 2 and Kindle Previewer with Kindle Format 8 (KF8) support are now available for download. See http://amzn.to/kf-8 Amazon have announced a new Kindle Format 8  with HTML5 Support and will be introducing a bunch of enhancements to their Kindle Publisher Tools and Publishing Guidelines. “KF8 is the next […]

The 5 Main Ebook Formats

There are so many different ebook formats in existence that trying to get your ebook into every possible format isn’t practical. However it is a good idea to make your ebook available in the most popular ebook formats. But first a little history. Ebooks have already been around for a while. In the early days […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Ebooks

This week I launched my new guide to (reading) ebooks, “The Beginner’s Guide to Ebooks“. While this is not a guide to writing ebooks it will be helpful to those writers who don’t really understand about ebooks. The book explains the answers to many questions people have including: What is an ebook? What ebook formats […]

Make PDF Ebooks the Easy Way

You asked. We listened. Two years ago our company launched a brand new tool to enable writers to make PDF ebooks easily and inexpensively. With one of our Easy PDF Templates you could easily add content and convert it to PDF with the touch of a button. And the beauty of it? No need to […]

What is the Epub Format?

Epub is a free and open ebook standard for formatting ebooks. The name Epub comes from “electronic publication”. Epub files have the extension .epub. With the exception of Amazon the major ebook stores including Apple iBookstore, Sony Reader Store and Barnes & Noble Ebookstore are primarily publishing ebooks in the epub format. Ebooks in the […]