Tutorials and blog posts about digital publishing

What you need to know before you start:

You need to make a plan: start with the page of contents, even if it won’t be a part of your brochure. This way you will be able to set a structure for your brochure and it will ease the next steps. After you have the structure, you should focus on each “chapter” individually and think about how you want it to look like, what you want to communicate in it, and so on. Decide what you want each page to look like, from the front to the back cover. You might change your mind about some details after you start putting together everything, but it will still help you a great deal.  Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re using InDesign to create your Flipsnack PDF, there are a few things you should know about optimizing your PDF, to avoid any conversion errors and have the best image quality, while keeping in check the file size.

 Let’s start with some general specifications: Read the rest of this entry »

I love cooking in my spare time and testing new recipes. If you’re anything like me, you have at least one Pinterest board dedicated to food which you turn to whenever you are in need of inspiration.

Anyway, if there are some recipes you’d like to share with the world, you should give FlipSnack a try and publish your own cookbook, because it’s fun, easy to make, shareable and your followers will love it. Promise! Read the rest of this entry »

e-reader kindle

They say that the age of the book is dead. Over 5,000 years of carving in stone, clay tablets, and paper has given way to ones and zeros stored in the digital memory of an E-Reader.

A student today in college can have over 5,000 books, which is the equivalent of 5 to 10 bachelor’s degrees stored on a tiny device that you can hold in your hand. Read the rest of this entry »

FlipSnack API release

Jani / News and updates / July 2nd, 2015

Not long ago we’ve released a redesigned content editor and we’ve promised you that there are bigger and better things to come. Guess what? We’ve kept our word and today we’re introducing you to the awesome, brand new, FlipSnack API.

What is the FlipSnack API? Read the rest of this entry »

Post your feedback regarding our redesigned content editor on Twitter or Instagram, and you will get a 1 month premium subscription on your account, if you follow these rules: Read the rest of this entry »

We’re excited to announce that FlipSnack rocks a new content editor. YAY! All the features you love are still there, but we have designed a new sleek look that will make it easier for you to add interactive elements in your flipbook.

Here are some new things you will find in the updated content editor: Read the rest of this entry »

Free headline fonts

Here’s a collection of free fonts that will look good as headlines in your publications. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s very important to have your online publications work across a wide range of devices, from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones. The technology used to display your flipbook has to be able to adapt to different screen sizes and multiple operating systems, for mobile and desktop. Read the rest of this entry »

Despite the hysteria that publishing is on its deathbed, publishing is alive, well and strong. It has merely taken a transformational path and merged into the digital world. This merger has enabled publishers to use the evermore-evolving digital platforms to make publications fiercer, more powerful, and more influential than ever before. Read the rest of this entry »