HOW TO: Self-publish an eBook with Apple iBooks – formatting, aggregators, royalties and more!

Gerald Lynch Apple, E-Books, Features, iPad, iPhone, iPhone, iPod, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

Tablets and smartphones make for great reading devices, and you don't get better tablets or smartphones than Apple's iPad and iPhone. Through Apple's iBooks store, self publishing authors have a great market through which to tout their wares, and this guide will walk you through how to get your work onto the platform.

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HOW TO: Self-publish an eBook with Kindle Direct Publishing – formatting, pricing, royalties and more!

Gerald Lynch E-Books, Features, Guides, Tech Digest news 8 Comments

Tech Digest eBook Self Publishing Season – How to self-publish an eBook with Kindle Direct Publishing The go-to online book retailer, Amazon has (with the advent of its Kindle eReader devices and app line) also become the premier destination for…

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MWC 2008: Don't wet yourself, but Tim McGraw has launched his own mobile internet site!

Katherine Hannaford Gadget Shows, Mobile phones, Mobile World Congress 2008 Leave a Comment

Possibly the most EXCITING news that’s come out of MWC, country singer Tim McGraw has confirmed exactly what all mobile users have been waiting for: his very own mobile internet site.

McGraw2go.mobi is the one-stop site for fans of his music (and aren’t we all), giving us amazing access to view BREAKING NEWS, tour dates, download photos, video and even pay for – get this – electronic media, in the form of wallpapers and ringtones no doubt. Don’t you just feel like all your Christmases have come at once?

“The mobile medium is the latest way in which Tim McGraw is reaching out to his fans, giving him access to them 24 hours a day and seven days a week,” said his manager, Scott Siman, no doubt forgetting that most people are probably accessing the mobile site in the hopes of seeing nekkid piccies of his hardbody wife, Faith Hill…

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The Sun launches mobile internet site

Stuart Dredge Mobile phones 1 Comment

the-sun-mobile.jpgThe Currant Bun has become the first British national newspaper to launch its own .mobi site, offering news, sport, celebrity and female-focused stories, along with daily horoscopes and Page 3 ladies. Sorry, ‘stunnas’. Gotta use the correct lingo.

The site will also sell Page 3 wallpapers and videos, ringtones, and other viral videos, besides offering text message alert services for news, sports, Bizarre, football, Mystic Meg, lottery results and racing tips.

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