Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding or editing metadata, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
…So, while cataloging isn't an essential part of EPUB production…as such perhaps, it is an essential part of people…being able to find your work, and certainly to being…able to sell it on a large portal such as Amazon.…So, in this movie, we're going to add some metadata to our book.…We're continuing on, from the previous exercise where we…added the cover to our study in Scarlet E Book.…So, I'm going to come up to the edit metadata button just here, and click.…
And now, you'll see that the title, of course, is in…there that was picked up from the XHTML as it came in.…And opposite, there's this title sort field which is…perhaps a better way to index that particular title.…So let's add the author name, which of course is Arthur Conan Doyle.…Some of you might be thinking, well yes, but isn't he Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?…You'd be quite right, he was indeed knighted but he didn't even like his…first name though, actually just preferred to trickle it down to just the A.…
From there, and internationally, of course more populace just call him Conan Doyle.…
- Reviewing ebook formats
- Converting to EPUB from Word and Pages
- Converting HTML/XHTML to EPUB
- Adding a cover image
- Editing metadata
- Building a TOC
- Adding and editing links
- Publishing to Amazon
Skill Level Beginner
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2. InDesign Workflows
InDesign CS4 to CC2m 47s
3. Word, Text, and HTML
4. Tools of Choice
5. Editing Your EPUB with calibre
6. Editing Your EPUB with Sigil
7. Publishing to Amazon
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