Here is a variety of advice and information on converting your blog or family history research to print.
- Blurberati Blog – from the folks of Blurb with great advice on self-publishing.
- eBooks Toolbox – blog with lots of advice on creating ebooks.
- IndieAuthor – blog of April L. Hamilton, self-published author.
- Moultrie Creek Press – one of many sites by genealogy blogger Denise Olson with savvy tech advice on publishing your family history. Check out her Electronic Publishing Primer.
- Society Publishing – advice from Denise Olson of Moultrie Creek Gazette on publishing on demand for genealogical societies
Blog To Book
- Blog2Print – works with Blogger, WordPress or TypePad-based blogs.
- Blurb – uses Blog Slurper to convert your blog into a book.
- zinepal – converts your web content including blogs to books.
- Amazon Digital Text Platform – use to publish your books for sale on the Amazon Kindle.
- Epub2Go – convert PDFs to Epub format.
- LuLu – create an ebook from your PDF, Word document or other formats.
- PubIt! – use to publish books for sale on the Barnes & Noble Nook.
- Scribd – terms itself as “social publishing.”
- Smashwords – ebook publisher and coverts your PDF or other formats into various ebook formats.
Magazines and Booklets
- BookletCreator – publish foldable booklets
- issuu – produce digital magazines online. See High-Definition Genealogy as well as http://issuu.com/shadesofthedeparted.
- magcloud – from HP, allows you to print a glossy magazine at a reasonable cost.
- simplebooklet – flipbook publisher.
- Youpublisher – create magazines using this online platform.
- yudu – self-publishing magazine platform.
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