Welcome to the Series of Calibre Training
Calibre is an ebook device that allows users to view, to edit and catalogue their ebooks in different ebook formats. This software runs on Linux, Windows and OSX.
#1 Calibre Training
Calibre is a powerful tool that Indie authors should use for their eBook publishing which many people are not aware of.
This is a service I do for my clients and now I want to pass these special skills into your hands.
I will spend time to give you all the technical know hows in this video tutorial to show you all the procedural steps for you success.
Most people only use the Calibre software to read their ebooks on their computer. They use it simply as a eBook Management for their library. I have good news for you. You can use some of the hidden functions of Calibre to create your own ePub books to read on your mobile device, whether it is smart phones, ipads or iphones.
Calibre Skill #1: Turn PDF book into ePub format
Nowadays, it is very difficult to read pdfs on our mobile devices because the pdfs are not optimized for mobile usage. This creates a problem when we try to read these pdf files. The texts always go beyond the screen size of our devices. This is the kind of problems we run into in this modern world with our mobile device, so we need to learn how to re-format the pdf files to ePub format. In this way content of the book can fit easily on the screen, whether it is ipad, iphone, or smartphones.
In the last few years, many Indie authors wrote a lot of books in PDF format. With Calibre, you can now convert their own pdf books to ePub format and make their books available in ibookstores, Kobo, Amazon etc. All the pdf files will not go to waste.
You will learn how to turn your pdf book into ePub using Calibre
You will learn how to configure the Title & Author Information
You will learn how to key in metadata correct information
You will learn to put in "Description" that often appears inside the book / back of the book with html coding
You will learn how to create a basic book cover or from the net for your ePub book
I outline 7 tutorial steps in succinct format so that you can follow easily from one step to another to turn PDFs to ePUB books.
Calibre Skill #2: How you can use Calibre to create CLICKABLE Table of Contents for Kindle Mobi
TUTORIAL STEPS - How you can use Calibre to create CLICKABLE Table of Contents.
Step 1: Install software
Step 2: Import your HTML existing file into Calibre
Step 3: Metadata & Cover image
Step 4: Insert Table of Content
Step 5: Build
Calibre Skill #3: Search for the Best eBook to buy using Calibre
Learn How To Use Calibre to Search for any eBooks or authors with "all" information made available regarding pricing, formatting, languages, DRM restrictions in 49 eBookstores, so that you can buy the best eBook for your Library.
Many people are unaware of great technical features that are hidden behind the Calibre Software. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use the Calibre Software to give you fast and quick efficient information for any eBooks you want to buy from 49 bookstores on the net.
You will learn to Search for any eBooks with Titles and Authors by using the "Get Books" Widget in Calibre.
You will learn to compare prices with parallel searching of eBookstores so that you can get the lowest price that is available for a particular book.
You will learn to configure the right settings of the search in Time, Display and Threads, so that the searching will appear inside your display panel correctly.
You will learn about the DRM feature so that you can correctly choose the right eBook Store to buy the eBook for your device without DRM restrictions.
You will learn to go beyond the book titles and authors to search for other authors who might have written reviews or study guides for the book you are searching for.
Come and join us,