Useful Links For Advertising Your eBooks

You can write to the administrators of these e-book blogs and request a feature of your book. Some sites give free listings while others will feature your book for a fee. Ereader News Today: http://www.ereadernewstoday.com/ Kindle Nation: http://kindlenationdaily.com/ Pixel of Ink: http://www.pixelofink.com Inspired Reads: http://www.inspiredreads.com Kindle Reader: http://kindlereader.blogspot.com/ GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com IndieReader: http://indiereader.com/author-promotional-opportunities/

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Selling Your eBook On Pothi

You can sell your ebooks on http://www.pothi.com The process of opening a pothi account and uploading a book is very easy and simple. You will require the following to load an ebook : Your book in a .doc or PDF format as well as an epub format A book cover Keywords A blurb for your book A price in Indian Rupees Payment: Pothi pays every month if you meet the…

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The Future Of eBooks Versus Traditional Printing

About this spreadsheet:  This spreadsheet was created by Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, to help publishing industry participants model the implications of the simultaneous convergence of three powerful trends: 1. The decline of print as a reading format. 2. The rise of ebooks as a reading format. 3. The rise of self-published ebooks, enabled by democratized publishing tools and distribution. Specifically, it provides a tool to estimate the percentage of…

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ePub Error – attribute “vlink” not allowed here; expected attribute “class”, “dir”, “id”, “lang”, “style”, “title” or “xml:lang”

Also a relatvely easy error to fix: attribute “vlink” not allowed here; expected attribute “class”, “dir”, “id”, “lang”, “style”, “title” or “xml:lang” Fix Open the document in Word. Save the document as a Web Page, Filtered (*.htm, *.html) – see below. Close the document. Open the HTML document with Notepad. Find  vlink Replace –  vlink          with  1 space

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ePub Errors – attribute “clear” not allowed here; expected attribute “class”, “id”, “style” or “title”

This error is easier to fix that you would think!!! Error attribute “clear” not allowed here; expected attribute “class”, “id”, “style” or “title” Fix Open the document in Word. Save the document as a Web Page, Filtered (*.htm, *.html) – see below. Close the document. Open the HTML document with Notepad. Find  clear Replace All  –  clear all          with  1 space

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ePub Error – element “img” missing required attribute “alt”

Yes another ePUB Error element “img” missing required attribute “alt” This error is caused by the images in your document not having ALT tags. You can fix this error in 2 ways: Option 1 Open your document in MS  Word and click on each of the images.  Select Format Image (see below). Select the Web Tab and type in an ALT tag …. you can type in anything even image…

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The Mine Field Of ePub Errors

ePub errors are a nightmare to fix if you are not technical minded…… I will attempt to help you fix the more basic errors that you are bound to find when you start creating epub files. Error 1) The first one that you could find: Filename contains spaces. Consider changing filename such that URI escaping is not necessary Solution Make sure that you name your HTML file without inserting any…

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What Is A Mobi File

The domain name mobi is a top-level domain (TLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet. Its name is derived from the adjective mobile, indicating it’s used by mobile devices for accessing Internet resources via the Mobile Web. The domain was approved by ICANN on 11 July 2005, and is managed by the mTLD global registry. It was originally financially backed and sponsored by Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung, Ericsson,…

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What Is A PDF File?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to represent documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating system. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it. In 1991, Adobe Systems co-founder John Warnock outlined a system called “Camelot” that evolved into PDF. While Adobe Systems made the PDF specification…

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