Accessible eBooks Are For Everyone.

Content Made with Everyone in Mind For a long time, readers who were blind would need to seek either braille editions or raised print editions.  These editions, if they existed at all, were printed in very limited quantities and could be very expensive.  Audio books are another option, but again, not every book will be […]

How to Write a Copyright Page

For most writers, the Copyright page is among the least exciting pages to write. The cryptic, legal-sounding writing can be daunting and leave you wondering where to start. Fortunately, copyright pages are really more of a tradition than a necessity and getting it wrong (or even leaving it out) usually isn’t the end of the world. […]

Does My eBook Need an ISBN?

What is an ISBN?  An ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is a unique identifier used to track books.  This 13 digit number helps sellers and consumers track your book.  ISBNs can also provide information about what country a book was published in, what language—and more.  Do I need an ISBN for an eBook?  Not necessarily. […]

How Can Publishers Use Voice Assistants to Succeed?

Voice Assistants Have Caught On The Smart Speaker industry is growing fast. The first Amazon Echo devices were released in 2014. Now, nearly 90 million adults in the United States have some kind of smart speaker in their homes. They’re in movies and on TV.  Asking Alexa or Google or Siri a question has become […]

Audible Captions and the Publishing Industry

What Are Audible Captions? Back in July of 2019, Amazon-based platform Audible announced a new feature called “Audible Captions”.  The feature, as you might have guessed, provided machine-generated captions to accompany Audible’s audiobooks. These captions only provided users with around 3 words of text at time, which were shown as the text was read aloud. […]

What are ePub Assessments?

You’ve probably heard that ePubs are able to contain things that regular books and eBooks can’t. Things like video, audio and MathML. But there is another feature that is becoming more popular among publishers of ePubs that really changes the way we think about eBooks: Assessments.  Assessments are short interactive quizzes or learning checks that […]

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