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English/Tok Pisin book folding instructions

March 22nd, 2015 No Comments

As part of the indigenous public authoring / TEK (traditional environmental & cultural knowledge) project I am working on with anthropologist James Leach in Papua New Guinea we have created a simple 1 page poster of folding instructions for making up bookleteer/diffusion books in English and Tok Pisin. Thanks to Porer Nombo and Rembi Yemui […]

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Crib Sheet for setting up new documents

June 12th, 2014 No Comments

During our recent pop up publishing workshops I was able to observe that one of the most common tricky aspects of using bookleteer for new members was remembering the steps for setting up a new document to create the ‘Content PDF’ to upload. I’ve now put together a very simple crib sheet for users to […]

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New Feature : Collections

February 27th, 2013 No Comments

We are excited to announce another update to bookleteer including a new feature called Collections. This new feature allows for eBooks or StoryCubes to be grouped together to form a collection. This can be given its own title, author, publisher, colophon, summary, copyright info and a cover image. Collections can be shared or kept private […]

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Fresh look and new features

August 27th, 2012 No Comments

As some may have noticed last week we quietly updated bookleteer to give it a fresh look and to introduce the sharing features we announced previously. We’ve been tweaking and bug-fixing over the last week or so and are now very excited to let everyone know about it. New Look Home & About Pages We’ve […]

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Evolutionary update #1

July 24th, 2012 Comments Off on Evolutionary update #1

In about three weeks time we will be making a fundamental change to bookleteer by enabling public sharing of eBooks and StoryCubes. What does this mean? users will be able to share their eBooks & StoryCubes direct from bookleteer users will be able to add tags to their publications users will have a personal page […]

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Introducing… the Periodical

July 14th, 2012 1 Comment

An eccentric monthly publication for an era of eclectic exploration More and more beautiful, thought-provoking and inspiring eBooks are being created with bookleteer all the time so, with a nod to such illustrious forebears as William Hogarth, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Laurence Sterne and Charles Dickens we’re creating the Periodical, a regular monthly publication to […]

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What’s next in bookleteer’s evolution?

May 29th, 2012 No Comments

Following our major updates of last year – the user API, bookreader and integration of QR codes and short URLs bridging the physical/digital divide – we’ve been concentrating on using bookleteer in our own projects like Agencies of Engagement, Material Conditions, Professor Starling’s Thetford-London-Oxford Expedition and Pallion Ideas Exchange, helping others create their own eBooks […]

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Big Price Cut & Minimum Print Run Halved!

May 28th, 2012 No Comments

Today we’re very excited to announce a couple of major changes to bookleteer’s Short Run Printing service : Minimum print run is now just 25 copies per eBook – half the previous minimum of 50 copies We have also slashed the cost of A6 printed eBooks between 30%-50% (depending on quantity ordered) Check out the […]

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New eBook Design!

October 12th, 2011 No Comments

After some tinkering and testing, we’ve just uploaded the new eBook back cover designs to the bookleteer server. Alongside an improved colophon layout, all eBooks generated with bookleteer now automatically create a QR code link as well as a short URL, to the online bookreader version, featured on the bottom left corner of the back […]

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Easy peasy way of making A4 & A3 StoryCubes on any printer

September 16th, 2011 2 Comments

Recently, we’ve discovered a very, very simple way of making your own cardboard, hard-wearing StoryCubes, using only: A free bookleteer account If you haven’t signed up for a free bookleteer account yet, do so here. A4 single label paper, suitable for Inkjet or Laserjet printers Full sheet label paper, available from any decent stationers (Avery […]

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New feature: bookleteer online bookreader

June 6th, 2011 7 Comments

We’re really excited to announce a major new feature to bookleteer : an online bookreader allowing you to read and share your eBooks online. The bookreader is built in HTML5 and can be opened by standard web browsers – so now your eBooks can also be read on screen on a computer, laptop, smartphone (iPhone/Android […]

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FAQ page and User Forum

March 6th, 2011 No Comments

We now have a Frequently Asked Questions page and User Forum for members of bookleteer to post questions, comments, tips and answers.

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Short Run Printing Price Estimator

February 16th, 2011 No Comments

You can now estimate prices for eBooks and StoryCubes on the PPOD page using the estimator to select size of eBooks (A6 or A5) or StoryCube (A4 or A3), number of pages, quantity of copies and shipping destination (UK / European Union / North America / Rest of World). Both eBooks and StoryCubes can now […]

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New pricing coming soon

January 26th, 2011 No Comments

We’re presently working on a simpler and more flexible ordering system for our Print & Publish On Demand (PPOD) service. The key changes are : the minimum total order for StoryCubes will be just 50 cubes (the minimum per cube design). We will print orders as soon as we have received enough for a print […]

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bookleteer API

January 13th, 2011 6 Comments

Just before Christmas we implemented a major new feature on bookleteer – an API (application programming interface) enabling eBooks and StoryCubes to be generated by users direct from their own web applications and stored in or downloaded from their bookleteer accounts. Realising Tangible Souvenirs This has been a long-cherished ambition for us – harking back […]

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