Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video Who is an EPUB for?, part of Digital Publishing Fundamentals.
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The role of EPUBs has traditionally been relegated to tech-centric publication, …such as commercial books and textbooks. …Now that the EPUB Format has evolved to include more interactive features, it …has captured the attention of a wider audience of publishers and readers. …Modern Word Processing and Page Layout applications have included an export to …EPUB option, making it easier to create EPUB documents. …To whom is the EPUB Format suited? …Certainly literary books will continue to be a mainstay of the EPUB Format, with …new features of both the format and the eReading apps, readers will draw even …more from their favorite tales. …Authors and publishers can include links to their other offerings, making it …easier for the reader to acquire them. …Book clubs can stretch across borders as readers can blog or instant message …about the book that they are currently enjoying on their eBook device or tablet. …Textbooks too can take advantage of the increased interactivity and rich media …
- Is print dead?
- Understanding digital publishing terminology
- Comparing an EPUB to a fixed-layout EPUB
- Publishing with PDFs
- Understanding the benefits and shortcomings of ebook apps
- Working with InDesign, Word, and iBooks Author
- Understanding distribution options
- Selecting a publishing format