The Smashwords e-book-publishing service transforms Word's DOC files into the EPUB, MOBI, and other e-book formats, but only if you shun text boxes, tables, and other common formatting elements in the file, as the handy Smashwords guide explains.
Interested in self-publishing an e-book? CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy offers some basic tips for e-book publishing and lays out your best options for publishing quickly and easily.
Back-and-forth talks between the online payment company and e-publishers leads PayPal to change its position on the sale of e-books containing bestiality, rape, incest, and underage erotica.
Working to comply with banking and credit card partners' rules, PayPal tells certain e-book publishers to get rid of books with bestiality, rape, incest, and underage erotica or else.
Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.
Sony announced that it's re-launching its Publisher Portal and has partnered with two self-publishing companies, Author Solutions and Smashwords, to bring independent titles to the Sony eBook Store.
With the self-publishing revolution, some of the e-book covers in the Kindle, iBooks, and Nook stores have become rather revealing--perhaps too revealing.
Amazon will price everyone else out of the business, indie publishers warn. Then again, lowering prices and grabbing market share worked well for Apple's iTunes -- and aren't consumers better off as a result?
Barnes & Noble has officially launched its DIY e-book publishing platform, allowing independent publishers and self-publishing writers to sell their works on BN.com and Barnes & Noble's e-book store.
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