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Learning ePublishing
LearningePublishingAn immersive experiencewith @topgold from LIT.ie
The Short StoryO Academics want to leverage legacy notes.O High achievers want to read notes.O Efficient e-publishing conv...
The Power Tool  Scrivener improves  writing.
The Harvester   Calibre-ebook.com
The Cleaner Acrobat Pro fixes bloat.
The Compressor Photoshop Elements reduces weight.
The Channel Tool     Kindlegen
The Easy iBook TooleBook Magic produces simple iBooks quickly.
The AppsO Simplenote for iOSO Flick Note for AndroidO Simple Paper for Windows PhoneO SymNote for Symbian
Strategy: Starting OutO Know your audience’s viewing platforms.O Our students have a range of devices.O Common denominator...
Tactic: Listen to Recipients
Strategy: Audit Your Assets O 10 years of Powerpoint files needed to be   converted to Powerpoint 2007. O 10 years of blog...
Tactic: Organise Your        Assets
Terabytes of Projects
Tool: Dropbox Syncs with Mac Scrivener.
Tool: CrashplanHave an active and dependable back-uprunning.
Strategy: SyndicateO Adobe offers tracking on PDF emails.O Email epubs via listserv.O Email mobi docs via mailing list.O C...
FactContent is happiest when digitised.
FactWhat looks like an epub might originate as MS-Word.
FactThe best-selling books in Ireland could be held by 40,000 hands.
FactsDigital publications are viewed for 20 minutes.Web Pages are viewed for only nine minutes.
Summary of ToolsI’ve snipped and tagged stuff as eprdctn:http://pinboard.in/u:topgold/t:eprdctn
Recommended ReadingO Mobile Reads  ForumO #eprdctn on  Twitter
Recommended Listening  O Tools of Change Podcast  O Marketing Over Coffee Podcast  O Evernote Podcast
With Thanks toO @eoinpurcell and his  helpful tips.O Keith Blount and his  Scrivener team.O Affordable Smartphones.O Free ...
Happy Publishing!          Bernie Goldbach edits         http://www.insideview.ie             Tweets @topgold          htt...
Thoughts?http://goo.gl/12LXb
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Learning e publishing

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A quick review of lessons learned on the Limerick Institute of Technology campus while immersed in the early days of e-publishing.

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Learning e publishing

  1. 1. Learning ePublishing
  2. 2. LearningePublishingAn immersive experiencewith @topgold from LIT.ie
  3. 3. The Short StoryO Academics want to leverage legacy notes.O High achievers want to read notes.O Efficient e-publishing converts notes to epubs.O Efficient e-publishing changes some workflows.
  4. 4. The Power Tool Scrivener improves writing.
  5. 5. The Harvester Calibre-ebook.com
  6. 6. The Cleaner Acrobat Pro fixes bloat.
  7. 7. The Compressor Photoshop Elements reduces weight.
  8. 8. The Channel Tool Kindlegen
  9. 9. The Easy iBook TooleBook Magic produces simple iBooks quickly.
  10. 10. The AppsO Simplenote for iOSO Flick Note for AndroidO Simple Paper for Windows PhoneO SymNote for Symbian
  11. 11. Strategy: Starting OutO Know your audience’s viewing platforms.O Our students have a range of devices.O Common denominator: Windows laptops.O Common phone: Android.O Survey showed even those with feature phones could see PDFs.
  12. 12. Tactic: Listen to Recipients
  13. 13. Strategy: Audit Your Assets O 10 years of Powerpoint files needed to be converted to Powerpoint 2007. O 10 years of blog posts needed tagging and directory management. O 10 years of white papers, long form documents, and case studies required Acrobat Pro processing.
  14. 14. Tactic: Organise Your Assets
  15. 15. Terabytes of Projects
  16. 16. Tool: Dropbox Syncs with Mac Scrivener.
  17. 17. Tool: CrashplanHave an active and dependable back-uprunning.
  18. 18. Strategy: SyndicateO Adobe offers tracking on PDF emails.O Email epubs via listserv.O Email mobi docs via mailing list.O Cross-publish with RSS feed.O Offer Blurb or other JIT book.
  19. 19. FactContent is happiest when digitised.
  20. 20. FactWhat looks like an epub might originate as MS-Word.
  21. 21. FactThe best-selling books in Ireland could be held by 40,000 hands.
  22. 22. FactsDigital publications are viewed for 20 minutes.Web Pages are viewed for only nine minutes.
  23. 23. Summary of ToolsI’ve snipped and tagged stuff as eprdctn:http://pinboard.in/u:topgold/t:eprdctn
  24. 24. Recommended ReadingO Mobile Reads ForumO #eprdctn on Twitter
  25. 25. Recommended Listening O Tools of Change Podcast O Marketing Over Coffee Podcast O Evernote Podcast
  26. 26. With Thanks toO @eoinpurcell and his helpful tips.O Keith Blount and his Scrivener team.O Affordable Smartphones.O Free wifi.
  27. 27. Happy Publishing! Bernie Goldbach edits http://www.insideview.ie Tweets @topgold http://gplus.to/topgoldhttp://www.slideshare.net/topgold/learning-e-publishing
  28. 28. Thoughts?http://goo.gl/12LXb

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