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Free iBooks Author Resource Kit

Get the Free iBooks Author Resource Kit ✔︎  iBooks Author Guided Tour ✔︎  How-To Articles, Videos & Tutorials ✔︎  iBookstore Pre-Publishing Checklist ✔︎  How to Write, Publish & Market Your Book ✔︎  3 Premium iBooks Author Sample Templates ✔︎  How to Publish Your Book Outside the iBookstore

What’s New in iBooks Author 2.2 Update

  Apple released it’s new operating system OS X Yosemite and added a few exciting upgrades for iBooks Author in the process. Here’s what’s new in the iBooks Author 2.2 release: What’s New in Version 2.2 • Import ePub files • Import Adobe InDesign IDML files • Create customized books

5 Reasons to Try iBooks Author in the Classroom

Apple’s iBooks Author application is an amazingly powerful (free) tool that’s changing the way students learn and teachers tech. Thanks to this wonderful program, it’s never been easier to create and publish your very own interactive textbooks – or really any type of book for that matter.

iBooks Author Demo – Photo Book Template

Photo Book Template The Photo Book Template comes with 24 different layouts that are stylish and bold to highlight your best photos. Mix and match different pages to create a book that’s just right for you. Features Pictures go further when they’re interactive. With the gallery option,

Working with Landscape and Portrait Orientation in iBooks Author

When you create your book in iBooks Author, one of the most important features to understand is Page Orientation. When viewing a book on the iPad there are two choices for orientation: landscape and portrait. For readers, there are some differences when viewing a book in each

The #1 Reason to Self-Publish in 2014

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in 2013, you already know how much the publishing landscape has changed this year. One of the major themes of this year was the vocalization from many authors about the deep dissatisfaction they experienced when working with traditional publishers. According

The Holstee Manifesto

Are you the kind of person who sets resolutions each year? I am. In fact, every year I spend a couple days looking back over the previous year in a sort of “annual review” and then decide what I want to accomplish in the coming year. More

The Ultimate Guide to Pressing Publish

The Ultimate Guide to Pressing Publish is almost done – and I’m so excited to share it with you! I’ve gotten a TON of really positive feedback and I wanted to let you know what people are saying: Seriously, I can’t stop thinking about it. The strategy

How to Create The Perfect eBook Landing Page

Our friends over at Formstack created a great infographic about landing pages we thought we’d share with you authors out there. Of course, this isn’t an exact “science” and you should feel free to get as creative as you want. These are just some best practices for

Feeling Overwhelmed?

81% of people say they say they want to write a book. But – big surprise – most never do. Why? Because they are either afraid or… They don’t know what to do to make it all happen Beating The Odds In our last blog post we talked