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Fully Operational Again

April 28th, 2017 No Comments

With many apologies for the long disruption from being able to generate new eBooks and StoryCubes, I am hugely pleased to announce that bookleteer is fully operational once more. An unplanned server upgrade caused a cascade of problems deep in the core of the Generator, the software that does the actual hard work of taking […]

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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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Testing a New Payment Service

June 13th, 2012 No Comments

We’re just testing out a new ‘cardless’ payment service as an alternative to Paypal – Go Cardless. It works by creating ‘Paylinks’ that enable customers to buy something via the Direct Debit system direct from their bank account (and consequently covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee so highly safe and secure). To test it we’ve […]

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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 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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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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Recent Updates and Changes

October 31st, 2010 No Comments

bookleteer members will have noticed a few changes to the site in September and October as we’ve pushed through a series of updates, changes and fixes to the platform. Here’s a quick run down of the most important of these from a member’s perspective, since many more were ‘under the hood’. First Time eBook & […]

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scheduled maintenance and new features

September 29th, 2010 No Comments

bookleteer will be offline for a few hours today as we do some scheduled maintenance and introduce some new features (the new image and content PDF gallery plus some other small tweaks). We’ll post more info about the changes when the site’s back online later today. *** Update 18.30 : its taking us longer than […]

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A Glance Ahead

August 24th, 2010 1 Comment

Recently we’ve been tweaking things under the hood of bookleteer and planning the transition to a public beta version (hopefully later this year). I thought I’d give a brief outline of some of the improvements we’re planning to introduce soon and a look ahead to how we’ll shape bookleteer in the future. Forthcoming Updates & […]

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Updated help page

May 25th, 2010 No Comments

We’ve updated the help page to reflect questions arising from the new features and services we introduced last week. Please refer to it for information on the differences between designs, page sizes, image dimensions and ordering. Do please give us feedback (via this blog, our twitter account or by email) if you have further questions […]

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