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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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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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Camping guide/scrap book

April 6th, 2011 No Comments

A mini guide to an activity is always a great ‘must – have!’ Using Bookleteer to create a type of guide is a quick and easy way to do so, with the handy pocket size, easily fitting into a pocket or a handbag, meaning easy access whenever needed! Creating the guide or even a scrapbook, […]

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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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Pitch Up & Publish 2011

March 1st, 2011 No Comments

We’re starting a new regular series of Pitch Up & Publish workshops to help people get started and make the most use out of bookleteer as possible : guiding them from concept to publication and beyond. The 2 hour workshops will be held at our studio, will have a maximum of around 6 places and […]

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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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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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Guide to new features

May 18th, 2010 No Comments

What Design Should I Choose? Proboscis have created 2 different eBook designs which you can choose from, both of which are available for A4/US and A3/Ledger sizes. Basic is a simple book design which places the title, author, a cover image and a logo image on the front cover. The eBook title, author, credits and […]

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New videos on folding/making Diffusion eBooks

May 1st, 2010 No Comments

We’ve recently posted some new videos demonstrating how to fold, cut and make up the 4 different types of Diffusion eBooks that can be made using bookleteer: How to make: Book Landscape Diffusion eBook from Proboscis on Vimeo. How to make: Book Portrait Diffusion eBook from Proboscis on Vimeo. How to make: Classic Landscape Diffusion […]

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more interface updating

January 30th, 2010 No Comments

So we continued with the tinkering yesterday – shifting some simple things like the login and main menu items to be consistent at the top of the page, made the library and my publication page lists of eBooks and StoryCubes behave more elegantly, and tidied up the home and help pages too. Links to create new […]

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Interface Tweak

January 21st, 2010 No Comments

Following feedback at this week’s PU&P we’ve made a small, but important tweak to the StoryCube create/edit page – a diagram showing the position and orientation of each image on the cube (front and back): The exact dimensions of each StoryCube face are 55mm by 55mm and we recommend making images at no less than […]

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bookleteer user guides

November 4th, 2009 No Comments

Giles asked me to help put together some user guides for bookleteer so I took the opportunity of the first Pitch Up and Publish event to see how people went about using bookleteer and to ask them the kinds of problems they encountered. Having worked with the original Diffusion Generator it was really satisfying to […]

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