We Like Comment-enabled PDFs

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Comment-enabled PDFs allow authors to quickly mark up changes to their formatted book, in Adobe (Acrobat) Reader. It makes it easier for us to apply those edits, and easier equals less time equals less expensive.

Generally, authors work in a word processing program. Book designers work in costly page layout programs that require technical skills most authors don't have.

So when it comes time to make changes to a designed and formatted text, how do we bring author and designer together?

Adobe (Acrobat) Reader facilitates post-formatting edits between author and book designer, author and copy editor, author and publicist.

It's easy to use, and lets the author fine-tune a fully formatted version of their book.

Here's how it works, using Reader:

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Obtaining an ISBN for your book

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. Some vendors, like CreateSpace, will acquire a "free" ISBN numb...

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Boneman Print On Demand

Softcover Books Instant Price Quote We've used Boneman Books as an affordable Print-on-demand printer for several years. They have personal customer service, their prices are competitive, and their quality is very good. Step by step: ​The client gets an instant price quote and submits it with contact info Free ​Boneman contacts either client or us ...

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CreateSpace for self-publishing

  DocumentationSign Up We used Amazon CreateSpace. It's an affordable printing/proofing/marketing tool suite. We found it easy to use and intuitive, with good documentation. As an all-in-one solution for authors, we recommend it. Step by step: ​The client created an account Free ​We uploaded completed designs for cover and text ​ ​We ordered f...

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Advanced Site/Server Security

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Site and server security is one of our top priorities. We use Phil Taylor's tools to monitor and troubleshoot all of our sites, and Akeeba back-up component to assure systematic backups.

"Running Joomla sites without MyJoomla is INSANE. Bring back the sanity and get MyJoomla for your sites." —Business Phones


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Responsive and Mobile Minded

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The new Joomla has a fully responsive layout and design built from the ground up, to ensure perfect presentation of your content, from the smallest mobile devices to the largest desktop displays. Plus: Work on your site from any device!

A site designed with responsive structure adapts the layout to the viewing environment by using fluid, proportion-based grids flexible images and an extension of the @media rule, in the following ways:

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How to Create Links in Articles and Modules


This tutorial will explain how to create and edit links from the text in one page (Article) to another page in your site.
(This is also the way to set links from modules on your pages.)

1. Link to a Menu page.

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How to Add and Format Images in Joomla Content

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This how-to will help you add images to your articles and give them a margin so that text wraps attarctively around them.

Step One:
Open the article you wish to place an image in.
Place your cursor in the text line where you want the image (be sure you see the cursor bar flashing).
Click on "Insert/Edit image" in the JCE editor.

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