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Fixed layout ebooks

from $240 USD

I love being able to change the font, color and text size when reading a book on my kindle. But what about a children's book with funky letters placed on top of an image? When converted to ebook it won't work if the text can be restyled, resized or moved. That's where fixed layout ebooks come in. A snapshot of your book pages, delivered in ebook format. Great for children's books, recipe books, art books and more.

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Files Files: We can only create a fixed layout ebook if we have first designed the book . Having designed the book we can then convert it from our source files.

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Images Images: Provide color versions of any grayscale images from your print-book if you want to have them swapped in to create a full-color ebook.

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Cover Cover: Either send us your existing cover or see our cover design service page. This will be added to the front of your ebook file.

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Ratio Ratio: Your fixed layout ebook can be optimized for a range of devices, each with different screen shapes and sizes. Select your preferred tablet (e.g. iPad) so we can optimize your ebook accordingly.

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ISBN ISBN: Provide this 13-digit number for distribution. It must always be different to the ISBN for your print book.

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Design Design: The fixed layout epub is generated directly from the book source file we create in InDesign as part of one of our book design services .

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Fonts Fonts: We can often exchange fonts for royalty-free versions in children's books to avoid expensive licensing fees. For more complex books the appropriate ebook fonts must be licensed and embedded in the file.

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Images Images: All images will be optimized for viewing on an ereader device, which keeps file sizes to a minimum and helps fast loading and page scrolling.

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TOC TOC: Create navigation native to each device that is based on the table of contents in your printed book.

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Verification Verification: Ensure epub complies with the most recent versions of ePubCheck and ePubPreFlight.

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$240 USD +  font licensing

Please note this service is only available as an add-on to one of our book design services . Read more about receiving your quotation .

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Font licensing

Font licensing fees can often be avoided for children's books by exchanging for a royalty-free typeface. For more complex books the appropriate ebook fonts must be licensed and embedded. This is typically around ($320 USD minimum) for a full typeface family, but will depend on the particular typeface.

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Turnaround in 5 business days

This timescale is an estimate. The time required to complete your particular job will be in your quotation. Please note if we are producing your printed book then this must be completed first. For tight deadlines we provide an express service subject to availability.

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Digital Rights Management

Your ebook file will not have Digital Rights Management (DRM). Retailers each have their own DRM solution which you can choose to enable later when submitting files to them. However, unless absolutely neccessary we would advice against enabling DRM. It is intended as an anti-piracy deterrent but from our experience can cause problems for legitimate readers such as preventing them from reading the book on multiple devices.

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Receive a fixed layout epub file

We return a fully verified file ready for you to upload for distribution. This file is first checked for compliance with the latest technical standards and requirements the major ebook retailers, primarily Apple. You will also receive a high resolution marketing jpg of your cover.

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Process & changes

We send the whole ebook as a watermarked epub for review. Any technical issues will always be fixed. Please be aware that a fixed-layout epub is designed to look exactly like your print book — the only exception being if the font is replaced. Changes to text may be chargeable.

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50:50 payment via PayPal

We request an initial 50% payment before our designers start work and a 50% payment of the balance once you are totally happy. All instant payments paid via PayPal. Read more about making payment.