Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting a new book in BookSmart, part of Creating Photo Books with Blurb.
Starting a new book in BookSmart is pretty straightforward because the program…gives you a lot of guidance.…If you haven't already downloaded and installed the free BookSmart software from…Blurb.com, do that now by going to the Apps tab on the homepage and choosing…Blurb BookSmart. Then follow the links to the download.…Along the way, you'll be asked to register for a free account at Blurb.com and…then you'll be able to download BookSmart.…When the program finishes downloading, you can use the clear instructions to…install it on your Mac, or on your PC, and then launch the program.…
This is the first screen that you'll see.…I want to start a new book in Blurb BookSmart, so I'll just click this Orange…button and that launches the wizard that will walk me step by step through the…process of setting up a new book from scratch.…Along the way I'll make a number of choices.…For example, I'll type in a Book Title and I'll choose a page layout and a theme.…The good news is that all of those options that I choose can be changed once…
- Planning a photo book
- Color managing photos for BookSmart
- Laying out pages in BookSmart
- Troubleshooting image size in BookSmart
- Importing photos to Bookify
- Adding, deleting, and moving pages in Bookify
- Downloading and installing Blurb's InDesign plug-in
- Uploading a PDF to Blurb
- Ordering and selling photo books
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Ready to Make a Book
2. Using Blurb BookSmart Desktop Software
3. Using Blurb Bookify Online
4. Using PDF to Book
5. Ordering and Selling Your Book
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