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Ebook Publishing and Distribution Essential Training

Many authors compose their manuscripts in Word. But did you know that if you're planning to publish to EPUB or Kindle formats, there's a lot you can do in Word to make the conversion smoother? In this course, the trainer shows how to take your lovingly crafted text and turn your Word document into HTML, which can be transformed into an EPUB or Mobi via a variety of free software and services. The course takes you through the whole process and identifies the common pitfalls, so you can avoid them. You'll learn how to format documents and add the features—such as media, bookmarks, and links—that make for more engaging and dynamic ebooks This course also covers the specifics of using, Barnes & Noble, Apple, and Kobo for distribution and presents the important pros and cons of using aggregators.;

Topics include:

  • Word Conversion to ePUB
  • Word Conversion to Kindle Mobi
  • Book Cover
  • eBook Publishing on Amazon Kindle Publishing Direct (KDP)
  • eBook Publishing on Nook Press, Kobo Writing Life and iBook Store
  • eBook Marketing

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Course Code: CRS-N-0034635

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$228.00 (GST-exclusive)

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Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

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All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory

Course Details

Module 1. eBook Format Overview

  • eBook Formats
  • What is EPUB?
  • eBook Readers 
  • Reflowable vs Fixed Layout EPUB
  • Kindle Formats
  • What is DRM?
  • Kindle Previewer, KindleGen, Kindle Kids Book Creator
  • iBook Author

Module 2. Convert Word to Reflowable EPUB

  • Best Practices 
  • Clean Up Word for EPUB
  • Front Page
  • Graphics Format
  • Adding Images
  • Adding Bookmarks & Hyperlinks
  • Footnote
  • Table
  • Export Word to Filtered HTML
  • Cover

Module 3. Edit EPUB on Calibre

  • Calibre Interface
  • Convert eBook to ePUB and Kindle formats
  • Add a Cover
  • Edit Meta Data
  • Edit ePUB
  • Preview eBook
  • Debug ePUB issues
  • ePUB Validator

Module 4. Fixed Layout EPUB with InDesign (Optional)

  • Overview of InDesign
  • Export Fixed Layout EPUB

Module 5. eBook Publishing & Distribution

  • Option for eBook Distribution
  • Direct eBook Retailers
  • eBook Distributors
  • Publishing to Amazon
  • Publishing to Nook Press
  • Publishing to Kobo

Module 6. eBook Marketing

  • Social Media
  • Website & Blog
  • Amazon Author Central
  • Keyword Research
  • Google Alert
  • Google Trend
  • Publishing to Apple iBookStore

Who Should Attend

  • Those who want to learn how to create epub from Words
  • Those who want to new to ePUB




eBook TrainerJoseph Lim, a person who believe design should meets with technology. Started as a passion in teaching as an art instructor since year 2008, he have been teaching graphic design using Adobe Photoshop application for students and teachers in Primary and Secondary schools for 5 years. He is also registered as an MOE AMIS art instructor, certified as Adobe Certified Associate and Certificate of NICF- Digital User Experience Design from Institute of Systems Science, NUS. He specialize in new media design and experience in creating interactive e-learning course-ware for the SAF stakeholders. His mission is to nurture the next young generation with creative learning and design skills that can be used as a learning too

PMP TrainerKent is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with about twenty-three years of experiences as industrial and commercial practitioner. With 10 years in aerospace industry and another thirteen years in IT industry of rich knowledge in project management, operational excellence, quality management and change management. This includes holding roles in MNCs that review and provide the framework, training materials and methodologies used in these area of expertise. I had also trained, coached, and mentored many talents in MNCs. I and my teams have successfully transformed many business operational units in achieving their strategic goals through billions dollar of projects

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