Amazing Tools for writing an e-book

E-books are popular these days for people who want to reach a larger audience with information on products, academics, customer guides and brochures. Both free and paid tools have sprung up for publishing such e-books to give readers a profitable experience.  Some of the popular tools are shown below:

  1.  Evernote   )        

  2.  Pageplus    )    

  • both tools can be used to put together both thoughts and ideas
  • Pageplus has functionality to put together a professionally-looking ebook
  • It is also for creating vector based images in an ebook; customisation of page title and heading feature

Scrivener  –

  • comment and create footnotes on written portions of draft e-book
  • insert chart and make research directly into your document
  • has e-book name generator

 

Issuu – 

  • Easy to use. First make your book in word and upload into Issuu. Have the option to give readers a peak into the first few pages of your book .
  • Integrates well with social media for ease of sharing
  • Can be used to publish a regular newsletter
  • Suitable for ebooks that are highly graphic in nature

 

Freemind

  • Has mind mapping tools for outlining, brainstorming and organizing notes
  • Use to create a to do list
  • For tracking possible sources of your e-book

 

Vook –

  • Ebook publishing service for those who opt to do it all themselves
  • Design and editing functions
  • Has option to add video or audio
  • Offers cover design and text formatting
  • You can keep the publication free or sell it

 

Ommwriter –

  • Ebook publishing service for those who opt to do it all themselves
  • Design and editing functions
  • Has option to add video or audio
  • Offers cover design and text formatting
  • You can keep the publication free or sell it

Calibre –

  • Create an ebook amassed from around the i nternet. Great tool for using whats already out there
  • Converts into various e-book formats
  • Bookbaby –
    • Is a great means for distributing your books online
    • Cover design feature
    • Sells ISDN nos for kindle as well as books in print
    • You keep all funds from your book sales

Blurb –

  • Makes professionally looking ebooks
  • Offers standard as well as special business publishing
  • Formatting for indesign and lightroom
  • Has ebook editor

 

  • Microsoft Word –
  • Allows creation of e-book in
  • Doc or docx formats
  • Create table of content
  • Add page colours, textures etc.
  • Add image

 

How to use Microsoft word’s publisher to write an ebook step by step

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