Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video Why the push to digital publishing?, part of Learning Digital Publishing (2012).
While you will still find plenty of paper publications currently available,…the trend today is to offer a digital version instead of or in addition to the printed one. Why?…Primarily, because the content has never been so easy to acquire, online…marketplaces like Apple iTunes, the Amazon Kindle Store, Barnes & Noble's Nook…Book Store, and many others are just a tap away from any mobile device.…Subscribe to a digital publication, and when new issues become available, you are…a sent a notification so that you can download them instantly to your device.…
No more waiting for your magazine subscription to be delivered or perhaps even…lost in the mail, and you never even left the comfort of your couch.…Another reason for the shift to digital publications is the number of engaging…features that ink on paper simply can not provide.…Features like hyperlinks that connect viewers to additional content, or allow…them to share their experience through social networks. Movies and animations…incorporated within a digital publication to enhance the reader's experience or…
- 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
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Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
InDesign CS6: Interactive Documentswith Mike Rankin5h 11m Intermediate
InDesign CS6: EPUB Kindle and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción7h 33m Intermediate
1. What Is Digital Publishing?
2. EPUB Explained
3. Fixed-Layout EPUB Explained
What is a fixed-layout EPUB?1m 22s
4. PDF Explained
5. ebook Apps
6. Digital Publishing Software
7. Digital Distribution
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