By the end of this course, you will know how design and create an e-book.
You will also know how to upload your ebook to the major e-vendors: Amazon, Nook, iBooks, Kobo.
You'll need basic knowledge of word processing.
You'll need to have access to one of the three programs we'll cover: Microsoft Word, Jutoh, or Scrivener.
Design & Upload Your Ebook
This course is bound to be for you! Rather than focus on a narrow path with just one method of creation, this course shows you how to design an ebook using three different programs/methods:
Microsoft Word to ePub
Scrivener to ePub (fiction and nonfiction authors’ favorite drafting program)
Jutoh to ePub (a workhorse ebook creation software)
We’ll also cover basic to advanced HTML and CSS coding for those who want to take their ebook design to the next level. Topics covered include:
Ebook format conversion
Coding for interactive elements
And finally, we’ll walk through step-by-step instructions on how to upload to Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks.
Everything you need to go from draft to published ebook, you’ll find in this course. The takeaway is priceless: a unique, interactive, and beautiful ebook that will earn you passive income for the rest of your life.
Who this course is for:
Authors, publishers, editors, small and large businesses, marketing teams, and industry creatives will all benefit from this course.
13 sections • 22 lectures • 3h 32m total length
The two types of e-book formats: ePub and Mobi
Microsoft Word to ePub - Cleaning up your document
Microsoft Word to ePub - Formatting your document
Scrivener to ePub: An overview of features
Scrivener to ePub: Compiling an ePub
Jutoh to ePub
Inside the ePub file
Crash course in HTML and CSS coding
Graphical chapter titles (advanced)
Converting between ePub and Mobi formats
Uploading to Amazon KDP: First sections of the KDP process
Uploading to Amazon KDP: Final sections and publication
USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Cheri Lasota has been a freelance editor, ebook designer and marketing consultant for over a decade. Cheri has written five novels and one nonfiction book and is currently writing a Sci-Fi series and a Fantasy series.