App Making Tools

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On June 6, 2012 I was on a panel at BookExpo America called "Apps for Publishers: The What, Why and How". I tackled a niche topic: a look at the tools available for publishers and authors who *don't* have a big budget. Good news is, plenty of options exist!

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  • App Making Tools

    1. 1. App Making Tools Peter Meyers @petermeyers newkindofbook.com
    2. 2. Simple Picture Bookslimited-to-no interactivity, good for replicating print onscreen & artbooks
    3. 3. Simple Picture Books✤ Expect to pay: less than $10✤ Watch out for: great expectations✤ Check out: Red Jumper’s Book Creator, Blurb eBooks
    4. 4. Picture Book + Motionrethinking kids books on touchscreen: tappable, moving editorial content
    5. 5. Picture Books + Motion✤ Expect to pay: free to create; $500+ to sell as apps✤ Watch out for: usability; startup syndrome✤ Check out: Moglue, Demibooks Composer
    6. 6. Enhanced Ebook Appscombining text, audio, videos, pop-up windows, & more
    7. 7. Enhanced Ebook Apps✤ Expect to pay: free, monthly fees, royalty splits✤ Watch out for: per download charges; platform lock-in✤ Check out: iBooks Author, Inkling Habitat, Atavist, Vook, Adobe DPS, Woodwing, Aquafadas, Red Foundry
    8. 8. Tools for Practicinghelping authors & editors discover what’s possible
    9. 9. Tools for Practicing✤ Keynote✤ Polyvore✤ Webdoc✤ Hype
    10. 10. Questions @petermeyers newkindofbook.com peter.meyers@gmail.com

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