DRM- Digital Rights Management

E-books The area of E-book DRM is a hotly debated topic. Some argue that DRM makes E-book publishing complex, while others have shown that eliminating or relaxing DRM might be good financially for the publishers due to the increase in legitimate buyers outweighing the effects of piracy. There are four main E-book formats available today,…

Apple launching a new app called “Apple News”. Monetization is made simple with “iAd”, Apple’s advertising platform.

Apple will be launching a new app called “Apple News”.With the Apple News Format, you’ll be able to create beautifully crafted layouts with custom typography, rich photo galleries, videos, and animations — all optimized for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The list of publishers includes Conde Nast, Vox Media, Mashable , New York Times, Washington…

Amazon Kindle Do’s and Don’t

Amazon can also process content in EPUB source format. KindleGen compiles the file and runs checks for common errors. Any errors or warnings will prevent the titles from becoming available. These errors must be fixed in the EPUB file before the title is published in the Kindle store.    Marketing Cover Image Is Mandatory    Use…

Reasons for iBooks to reject your book

Why iBooks will reject your book? Some of the important reasons for correction or rejection are : Use of Apple Inc. Copyrighted Terms. Books not produced by Apple Inc. must not use Apple trademarks (such as the Apple logo, “Apple Inc.,” “iBook,” “iBooks Store,” “iBookstore,” “iBooks Author,” or “iBooks”) in the book asset, cover art,…

iBooks formatting – Best practices

When you submit a book to iBooks store, following are the common reasons for correction or rejection. These guidelines were taken from iBooks store formatting guidelines which is available on iTunes Connect. For more detailed version, please refer to the above said document which is available on iTunes Connect. General Guidelines The following guidelines are…