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Nowadays the trend of mobile has become so much popular that people want to get every facility on mobile. Whether there is a requirement of bank transaction, shopping or schoolwork, they want to do all the work from mobile. Nowadays everything is available on portable devices.
People have forgotten to read books now. Now books have also purchased the form of eBook stores. Several reputed writers are also publishing their eBooks these days. Even the children want to read the school book on mobile or laptop. But there are still some people who do not have the knowledge of eBook.
Now, the question is what is an eBook? How the eBook is made. Today I am going to tell you what an eBook is and how you can create your own eBook.
What is an eBook?
An eBook is an electronic version of a book comprising of text and pictures readable on computers or other electronic devices. an ebook is published to view in desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. There may or may not be any print copy of the e-book. But if you want, you can also make a print of this.
Just like a book has some author and owner, an e-book also has an author and some owner. Here, let me tell you, some people are confused about PDFs and eBooks. They understand that e-book and PDF are different. Both a PDF document and an e-book are the same thing.
The use of computer and mobile is increasing day by day. Due to which the demand for eBook is also increasing. The eBooks do not have to be protected. You can read the eBook wherever you want.
You can make your eBook and sell it online. And you can find these eBooks on online shopping sites like Amazon, Flipkart and you can also sell it on a site like Snapdeal.
If you want to create an eBook, it is very easy. Just you should know how to write and you should have a computer. You can also create an e-book from mobile. But due to the small screen on mobile, there is a lot of difficulty in typing. There are many apps available on the Play Store to create eBooks from mobile. You can create an e-book by downloading any of them.
How to make an eBook from your computer?
The first thing you need to do is open Microsoft Office Word. Today, there are several alternative options of ‘Microsoft Office Word’ like Google Docs, Apache OpenOffice Writer, LibreOffice Writer, WPS Office Writer etc. You can make your eBook from any of the software.
Now, choose a topic on which you want to write an ebook. Start writing on it. Your E-book can be very big or small according to your topic. If your e-book does not complete in a day. So you can also write it for several days. For this, you have to save the file on your computer. Whenever you want to write, you can open it and write it.
Whenever your writing is completed, you have to save it in a PDF file. To save a file from a Word document, you have to go to the File option and click on Save As. Give a name to your e-book and select PDF from the drop-down option. And then save it – your e-book is ready. Now, you can sell it or share it.
Websites to download or read free eBooks?
If you are fond of reading, not only with eBook writing, and constantly want to learn new things. So you will get thousands of such e-books on the internet, which you can download for free to read on your mobile or laptop, and you can increase your knowledge. Thousands of websites are available online for download like www.manybooks.net, www.books.google.com, www.gutenberg.org etc, www.archive.org.
Those are the basic concepts of eBook, method of preparing this and sources to search for various free eBooks. Hope you will be benefited from this information.