Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

How to make ebooks for the iPad: Ebooks and InDesign

A few weeks back we covered ebook conversion of printed books you’ve already made. Today, we’re going to talk about how to make ebooks for the iPad with our plug-in for Adobe InDesign. But before we get into the step-by-step, let’s talk about the reasons why you’d want to go this route: Our Plug-in for [...]

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Ebooks: Now with more Audio and Video

An ebook shouldn’t just be an electronic version of a printed book. Not when there’s an opportunity to incorporate so much more. That’s why we’re thrilled with the new options Blurb offers to include audio and video files into your ebook. Think of the possibilities! You can: Include a recording of your favorite kid reading [...]

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Talking enhanced ebooks with artist Jeff Frost

Today, as part of our continuing series of interviews with enhanced ebook authors, we bring you our one-on-one with artist Jeff Frost. A few things to know about Jeff: his camera bag contains as many motors as it does lenses, he has an impish sense of humor, and his mohawk could probably kill. Also: his [...]

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How to make ebooks for the iPad: Part 1

Blurb has two ways to help you make ebooks for the iPad. And we’ll tackle the first one this week, since it starts with the printed books you’ve already made. To begin, just go to your book’s Detail page and you’ll see a button that says “Create ebook for iPad.” Clicking the “Create Ebook for [...]

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