Step 1: Basic data for your new e-book
Title and cover image are the face of your e-book and are therefore important success factors for your e-book. If you use any images make sure that these belong to you or you have cleared the license rights.
Briefly describe the content of your e-books so that interested readers get an idea what they will get with your e-book. You can also add tags, so that your e-book can be found easy.
If you want to write a travel guide, please tell us the destination your e-book is about. We use this information for example to provide you with suitable maps in the later process.
Step 2: Fill your e-book with your existing content
In order to add text to your ebook, click at the upper symbol on the right:
Now you can easy add text.
Choose a title and add some taggs as well, so that you will find your articles easier later.
You run a blog? Than you are able to import all your blog articles. Please click on the second symbol and fill in the URL to your Blog:
Now all your articles including pictures, links etc.from your blog are showing up.
Choose which articles you want to use and import them to YOUPublish.
Drag and drop the article to the desired e-book chapter on the left side.
Add/ Delete Chapters
Add/ Delete elements within a chapter
Mark elements to be shown in the table of contents of your e-book.
Upload pictures and picture galleries and add them to your e-book. You can add a copyright to every picture as well if needed.
Add a picture gallery
You can organize your pictures in galleries in order to put a picture gallery into your e-book. Just click on the "plus" symbol on the right and choose from your pictures and organize them in a new gallerie. You can upload new pictures and organize them in a gallery as well.
Special contents (not available in all templates)
Add POI (Points-of Interest) (Travel E-Books only)
Add a Tour (Travel E-Book only)
If you track your tour with a GPS tracker or with an online service like GPSies (http://www.gpsies.com) you are able to upload the .gpx file directly to YOUPublish. YOUPublish interprets the data and converts the data into a readable page for you.
Thats how the generated page will look like
Describe your tour and add some pictures and your done with your first tour guide.
Add Maps (Travel E-Book only)
You can add different maps to your e-book very easily. Choose between hiking maps, classic maps and cycling maps.
Step 3: Preview
Your whole e-book at a glance. You can edit it and finish it.
Step 4: Publish it
Done. Your e-book is validated and converted into .epub, .mobi and .pdf.