ePub to iBookstore? Anyone successful?

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Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:33 pm Post

Has anyone and I mean anyone been able to generate a file out of Scrivener to the ePub format and then use it on LuLu or in the iBookstore successfully? If so, how....

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Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:14 pm Post


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Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:46 am Post

I don't think the ePub compile is ready yet for full on publishing - and to be fair no one has claimed it is. I use it quite happily to read and proof work, but for publication in both mobi and ePub I use Jutoh.

No doubt the ePub and mobi compile will get better and better, and probably sooner rather than later.

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Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:22 am Post

Hmm it would be nice to know when - its either that I will have to buy Word for Smashword conversions because my OpenOffice files just won't convert there.

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Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:05 am Post

We throughly investigated publishing with iBooks and elected to go with Amazon instead. With iBooks you spend a great deal of $$ and time, and they do not sell to a large enough market to warrant the investment. Kindle welcomes self-publishers and accounts for nearly 70% of all e-book sales.