- FIXED FEE OR HOURLY RATE. NINE YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCER. YOUR GOALS ARE MY GOALS. My hourly rate is $35.00. "Fixed rates" available after I learn the details of the job. Upon acceptance of contract, a 50% deposit will be placed in escrow with Upwork and milestones will be established with payments made as the work proceeds. - CREATIVE BOOK DESIGNER: Formatting and design of book interiors and book covers for Amazon's KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing), Kindle, Lightning Source and Ingram Spark. I am passionate about the creation of well-designed printed books. I am aware that the "look" and "feel" of a book sells it as much as does the content. - SELF-PUBLISHING PROFESSIONAL: Nine year's experience in assisting authors to self-publish their books and ebooks. - EXPERIENCED EDITOR: I have many years' experience in writing and editing. My editing includes red-line tracking, correction of grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence and paragraph restructuring, as/if needed, and comments to the author, as needed. - WRITER: Article writing. Ghost writing. Adding content to client's manuscripts. - ABOUT ME: I have a B. A. in journalism. I am a full-time freelance editor/ghostwriter and book designer based in Florida in the USA. I assist my clients, as needed, with the entire "self-publishing" procedure. I require excellence in myself in all of my endeavors, and I often go beyond the specified requirements of the clients that I work with to assure that they are getting the very best that their product can be. - FEEDBACK FROM A FEW OF MY CLIENTS: Editing medical manuscript, ghostwriting, book interior formatting and design book cover Jean is one of the most professional, flexible, and understanding contractors I've worked with. She has done an incredible job on our project and truly without her it would have not been possible. I HIGHLY recommend her: you will not be disappointed! Sgaglani Non-fiction Business / Self-help Book Developmental Editor Excellent development & copy editor! Very good at communication, meeting the deadlines, and superb quality of work. Will certainly hire for any other (non-fiction) book editing work we need! SDR Creative layout for book with illustrations “I totally enjoyed the process of creating the layout of this book with Jean. I was a novice to book writing, so she gave me expert advice on all aspects, from soup to nuts. She is particularly adept at guiding you through the look and feel of your book according to the subject matter. I appreciated the continuous feedback and updates. I look forward to doing more projects with her.”— andredix Underwater, the Memoir “Jean was wonderful to work with on getting my book ready for publication through CreateSpace and Kindle. Her response and turnaround times were amazingly fast. Highly knowledgeable and experienced. I love the look of my book; in addition, I felt she really cared about my project, a memoir that is close to my heart. I'm so grateful I found...
If your eBook needs to adhere to a certain brand palette just enter the hex code of the colors you need to use to customize design elements. If it’s images that you need then you can choose from an enormous library of professional stock photos. And if you fancy yourself a bit of an illustrator, you can even upload your own drawings to give your eBook that artistic and personal touch. Best of all, uploading and using your own images is completely free!

Over 15 years experience in prepress and design for print. My primary area of focus as a freelance designer is customer satisfaction. Because of this I maintain an extremely high rate of success. This is accomplished through availability, excellent communication skills, consistent professionalism and meticulous attention to detail. I also specialize in packaging design, branding and identity, logo design, magazine article layout and magazine cover design. I am also highly proficient in photo manipulation, photo editing, color correction, preflight, imposition, client file preparation and troubleshooting. Gaining experience through a fast paced print shop environment with an extremely varied customer base, has made me a problem-solver who is resourceful, knowledgeable, efficient and dependable. Here is what my clients are saying about me: "Jason was super awesome to work with! He understood completely what I wanted quickly, was able to create a brilliantly designed graphic on the first try, and executed it within my deadline. I will definitely be back to Jason for more work! I recommend him to ANYONE! Thank you again Jason!" "I had a wonderful experience with Jason, his design expertise and professionalism. He was always in communication with me; in a split second his responses were right there in front for the many questions that I had throughout the process. The end product was perfect!" "Jason was a pleasure to work with! He delivered well before the deadline and the work was top notch. I highly recommend him and will use him again!" so, If you have a project that absolutely HAS to get done right.......Look no further.


One publisher and one administrator included. All others are designated as readers and cannot create or sell eBooks in the Studio/Store. Both conventional and multimedia (ePub3) books can be created, sold and downloaded. Perfect for the self-published author who wants to have a quick way to brand him/her self and have a way to publish and market directly to readers through a cross-platform mobile platform. This installs on the server of the client with assistance of our technologist.

Amazon recently unloaded a new version of their Kindle to the perhaps “less than eager” reading public.  With publishers losing over 3 billion dollars a year to eBook piracy, mostly due to the insecure Digital Rights Management of Amazon’s and other eBook retailer’s platforms, it makes you wonder how long publishers will keep selling their digital and print books through the giant online retailers.  But, most importantly, the reading public is changing their reading habits.  Each day, more and more readers are using whichever mobile device they have with them, so it makes having “extra” devices like the Kindle superfluous.


Calibre is a simple and handy software program that provides you the facility to view, convert and organize your e-books in very simple way. The interface of Calibre is simple to use which enables you to add e-books with the help of the drag & drop function or the file browser. Plus, you can add books by inserting their ISBN code. You have the possibility to organize your e-books according to their language, author, format, rating, publisher, series, as well as tags, news, and identifies. The program provides you the option to merge e-book records, download or edit metadata individually or in bulk, convert e-books individually or in bulk, get covers, and send e-books to devices. In addition, use the “Fetch news” option to download news from websites and change them into a preferred e-book format. You can schedule new downloads as well as download all scheduled news sources. You can create libraries, start a content server, and sort e-books.
Another flip book maker that lets you to create interactive eBooks. It’s an HTML5 digital publishing platform, where you can embed the content with hyperlinks, multimedia, images and animation. It provides a free online hosting service, allowing you to publish your books online even if you do not have a website. Your eBooks can be accessed on all devices and web browsers. FlipHTML5 is a free tool and can convert PDF, MS Office, OpenOffice and Images to HTML5, making your eBook more interactive. It also enables you to create a custom domain for your eBook.

It’s also a great tool to use if you’re a freelancer or agency, working with clients to create professional eBooks (includes commercial rights, plus a done for you agency website, which is a big bonus!). You could easily charge $100’s for this service, and with Sqribble, you could get the work done in way less time than it wouldn’t normally take you.
Write: Once we’ve got a solid outline to work with, we flesh out each point with supporting text and ideas for graphics and videos. If we have something specific in mind, we’ll curate visual content from third-party sources; often times, we’ll work with our creative team to source or create visuals from scratch. We always try to keep text blocks short so our creative team has flexibility in how they visualize the content.
We’re gearing up for the Book Expo America, 2016 in May.  That means we’ll be running some specials, and we’re also streamlining our unique platform for our new clientele.  As a result, there will be three types of Embellisher™ Mobile Publishing Platform installations available to self-published authors, teachers, and large publishers/distributors of eBooks.  Our clients will be able to download the complete installation and follow the directions included.  They will also have the excellent technical assistance of our developer, Bas Van Stein, who will also be working with clients to “brand” the installation to the owner’s “look and feel.”  Once licensed, the platform can be up and open for business in 24 hours.  Here’s a brief description of the three installations that will be available for download:
I'm a seasoned professional with solid, practical expertise in writing, editing, content development, author services, print and electronic publications, public relations and media relations. While I'm flexible and enjoy variety in the work I accept, most of my work at present is with authors seeking to self-publish. I really enjoy helping them polish their work and bring their books into the world. I believe that every author has unique strengths and unique needs, so my goal is always to be flexible and find the best way of working with each particular author. I can provide editorial help at each stage of the process: developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, or proofreading. I can also provide formatting for both print and ebooks.
: STEP EIGHT //  It's here that you review your sparkling new eBook design. :-)  Take a few days to go over it, print it out, make notes and write over it, and once you're happy with your changes, send your revisions and feedback through to me. Once received, I’ll set to work on perfecting and finalizing your eBook design - taking into account your notes and feedback, before I send you a new revised draft for your approval

9.  The value of growing the publisher’s brand.  When a publisher purchases a tailored installation of our system, he or she receives much more than a piece of cold software.  No, we provide the human training and the motivation to realize the importance of giving independent authors the respect they deserve.  We want our publishers to send their authors to school before installing our system.  That’s why we created the online courses, online tutorials, and online webinars.  I learned when I taught through the Caltech Industrial Relations Center that the successful companies relied on training to make their teams successful.  We don’t sell our products to publishers unless they completely understand the importance of training to their publishing business.
*In order to publish an app either internally or to one of the app stores such as the Apple App Store or Google Play, you will need to sign-up for a paid developer account with the relevant vendor. The user is solely responsible for publishing apps created with App Studio including submitting app to the chosen app stores and any necessary approvals.
iBooks Author is an eBook platform for Mac OS X operating system to create the beautiful eBooks and iBooks text books. By this application, you can create any type of digital book by using your Mac device or even iPad also. iBooks Author is the name of a free eBook creator to create simply beautiful books by way of using the galleries, interactive diagrams, videos, mathematical shapes, 3D objects, expressions…
This allows you to insert any URL you want, and Sqribble will automatically pull the content from that page and insert into your book. It strips the html code and only inserts the text from the page. This is a great method because it saves a ton of time, and allows you to use expert content (with credits) so you can target topics and niches you’re not an expert in!
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As the title suggests, this free ebook from Route One Print brings together key pieces of advice from experienced graphic designers – including Jacob Cass (aka Just Creative) and Brent Galloway – to make your life easier. "From client management to typography, brand identity to finding alternative textures in Photoshop, this ebook offers practical tips for designers and showcases new ways to think about design," says the blurb. 

That same year, 2012, the final 3.01 version of ePub3 was approved by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).  One of the best creations to come out of that new standard was the open source Readium Chrome eReader.  It was this invention that led to EMRE Publishing, LLC and our development of the Embellisher™ Mobile Creation, Publishing and Marketing System.  We have answered all of the criticisms made in Pontin’s article, so please allow me to go over them, one-at-a-time:


And now you are confused over which eBook Creation Software to use. Google is kind enough to put across fifty or so software tools for you to choose from. But that doesn’t lessen the trouble of finding out which one is better. You can’t keep trying each and every eBook creation software. So, we have tried to ease your burden by listing a few simple and efficient eBook creation software which will make it easier for you to select the right platform.
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