Do you ever wonder (or are you currently struggling with) how you can
convert your trade books, journals, whitepapers, instruction manuals and
such from a “designed for print/PDF” InDesign format to a digital eBook
for the iPad bookstore, the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook,
and other devices? Then I think you’ll love this.
What are you doing the week before Memorial Day this year? I hope you’ll be joining me in the conference that I not only speak at, but co-produce (with my InDesignSecrets.com partner, David Blatner), the Print & ePublishing Conference. You may remember that we did our first one back in May of 2010, at the Adobe headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It was a ton of fun and a great success with over 200 people in attendance. The majority of attendees and InDesignSecrets.com members voted for Washington, DC, to be the next location for the conference, and we aim to please!
I want you to know about upcoming seminars and webinars I’ll be doing or that I’m involved with, covering InDesign, Acrobat/PDF, and other goodies.
David Blatner (my partner in InDesignSecrets.com) and I have been enjoying doing one-day traveling seminars on InDesign around the country for the past year, with the main topic being “Tips and Techniques for Getting the Most Out of InDesign.” We even made a web site just for our live events, with a page devoted to the traveling seminars:
I know it’s a little scary, but you have to admit it’s also EXCITING to be here, working in our industry, in the midst of a publishing evolution. What’s going to happen to book publishers, magazine publishers, newspapers? Or web sites, for that matter? (And why are they still printing the Yellow Pages, I’d like to know.) We’ll be telling our grandchildren … “I remember when we had to walk 5 miles to purchase this thing called a book — made out of trees! — with this thing called paper money — also made out of trees! “