e-Publishing can be used to refer to the efforts of conventional publisher to adopt their existing forms of hard copy publishing to take advantage of new opportunity offered by information infrastructure.
Online text includes books, essays, scholarly papers, journals, magazines, call for papers, press releases, newsletters and newspapers.
Publishing online is much less expensive than paper publishing because it does not require the publisher to use paper, ink, printing, photography, binding, postage and marketing.
e-Publishing includes publishing of e-books and electronics articles and development of digital liberaray.
Hard copy can be made by taking print out of the book
Easy to update with no extra cost.
Works published electronically have an ISBN number, just like printed books. This means anyone can walk into a storefront bookstore and order an electronic copy of the book.
Writers get a higher percentage of royalties through e-publishing because the initial financial layout for the publisher is so much less than for a paper publisher. Some writers receive as much as 70% of the profits in royalties.